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Newbery Award and Honor Books
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Bright Island [downloadable e-book] / Mabel L. Robinson ; Lynd Ward.
Description: 1 online resource.
Publisher: New York : Random House Books for Young Readers, 2012.
Summary: When sixteen-year-old Thankful Curtis must leave Bright Island, Maine, for the first time in 1937, she has trouble adjusting to life on the mainland, new people, and "proper schooling," and yearns for her days of farming with her father and sailing.
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Splendors and glooms / Laura Amy Schlitz.
Description: xii, 384 p. ; 23 cm.
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012.
16 of 21 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
2 of 2 copies available at Saugus.
Summary: When Clara vanishes after the puppeteer Grisini and two orphaned assistants were at her twelfth birthday party, suspicion of kidnapping chases the trio away from London and soon the two orphans are caught in a trap set by Grisini's ancient rival, a witch with a deadly inheritance to shed before it is too late.
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The one and only Ivan / Katherine Applegate ; illustrations by Patricia Castelao.
Description: 305 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, c2012.
31 of 52 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
Summary: When Ivan, a gorilla who has lived for years in a down-and-out circus-themed mall, meets Ruby, a baby elephant that has been added to the mall, he decides that he must find her a better life.
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The giver / by Lois Lowry.
Description: 225 p. ; 22 cm.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, [2012]
2 of 3 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
Summary: Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.
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Three times lucky / by Sheila Turnage.
Description: 312 p. ; 22 cm.
Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, 2012.
20 of 22 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
Summary: Washed ashore as a baby in tiny Tupelo Landing, North Carolina, Mo LoBeau, now eleven, and her best friend Dale turn detective when the amnesiac Colonel, owner of a café and co-parent of Mo with his cook, Miss Lana, seems implicated in a murder.
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Dead end in Norvelt / Jack Gantos.
Description: 341 p. ; 22 cm.
Publisher: New York, NY : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2012.
29 of 39 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
Summary: In the historic town of Norvelt, Pennsylvania, twelve-year-old Jack Gantos spends the summer of 1962 grounded for various offenses until he is assigned to help an elderly neighbor with a most unusual chore involving the newly dead, molten wax, twisted promises, Girl Scout cookies, underage driving, lessons from history, typewriting, and countless bloody noses.
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Breaking Stalin's nose / written and illustrated by Eugene Yelchin.
Description: 140 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Publisher: New York, NY : Henry Holt & Co., 2011.
14 of 18 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
Summary: In the Stalinist era of the Soviet Union, ten-year-old Sasha idolizes his father, a devoted Communist, but when police take his father away and leave Sasha homeless, he is forced to examine his own perceptions, values, and beliefs.
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The witch of Blackbird Pond [downloadable e-book] / Elizabeth George Spear.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 249 p.)
Publisher: Boston : Sandpiper, [2011], c1958.
Summary: In 1687 in Connecticut, Kit Tyler, feeling out of place in the Puritan household of her aunt, befriends an old woman considered a witch by the community and suddenly finds herself standing trial for witchcraft.
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Holes [downloadable e-book] / Louis Sachar.
Description: 1 online resource (233 p.).
Publisher: New York : Yearling, 2011.
Summary: As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself.
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Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice / by Phillip Hoose.
Description: 150 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Publisher: New York : Square Fish, 2011, c2009.
6 of 7 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
Summary: Presents the life of the Alabama teenager who played an integral role in the Montgomery bus strike, once by refusing to give up a bus seat, and again, by becoming a plaintiff in the landmark civil rights case against the bus company.
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