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Night of the Cossack by Tom Blubaugh

  Night of the Cossack Tom Blubaugh Bound by Faith Publishers Date:  2011 256 pages ISBN-10: 0982902921 ISBN-13:978-0982902929 Lexile : 480L based on a small text sample Book Overview: Night of the Cossack is the story of Nathan Hertzfield, a Jewish teenager forcibly taken from his home and his family by a Cossack named Nikolai during a […]

May B. by Caroline Starr Rose

  May B. Caroline Starr Rose Schwartz & Wade Date:  January 12, 2012 240 pages ISBN-10: 158246393X ISBN-13: 978-1582463933 Lexile : 680L Book Overview: May B., by Caroline Rose Starr, is an inspiring story about 12-year-old Mavis Elizabeth Betts, a girl with dyslexia who dreams of being a teacher someday. Written entirely in verse, the 240-page book is […]

The False Princess by Eilis O’Neal

  The False Princess Eilis O’Neal Date:  January 25, 2011 EgmontUSA 336 pages ISBN-10: 1606840797 ISBN-13: 978-1606840795 Lexile : 860L   Book Overview: The False Princess is the story of Sinda, a girl raised as the Princess Nalia to save the real princess from death.  Only, Sinda doesn’t know that she’s not the princess until the fateful day, just […]

Across the Great Barrier by Patricia C. Wrede

Patricia Wrede’s Frontier Magic series is about Eff and her twin brother. He is the seventh son of a seventh son, blessed with power and luck; she is the thirteenth child, cursed by the number of her birth and expected to bring evil, bad luck, and destruction everywhere she goes. Eff’s parents move to the western frontier to give them a new start.

The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan

The Son of Neptune Heroes of Olympus, Book 2 Rick Riordan Hyperion Book CH Date: October 4, 2011 544 pages ISBN-10: 1423140591 ISBN-13: 978-1423140597 Lexile : 850L based on an analysis of a small text sample The Son of Neptune is the second book in the Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan, the author of the Percy Jackson and […]