May B. by Caroline Starr Rose (2012)

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An atmospheric novel-in-verse about self-sufficiency and strength of will.

Recommended grade level: 3-6

Pages: 240 (for ISBN 9781582463933)

Genre(s) and keywords: historical fiction, survival, verse

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The Million-Dollar Throw by Mike Lupica (2009)

6455553Football fiction with depth and heart.

Recommended grade level: 5-8

Pages: 244 (for ISBN 9780399246265)

Genre(s) and keywords: realistic fiction, sports fiction

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My Life in Pink and Green by Lisa Greenwald (2009)

mylifeinpinkandgreenA light read about a seventh grade girl who hopes to turn her skill in makeup artistry into a business that can save her family’s pharmacy.

Recommended grade level: 4-7

Pages: 272 (for ISBN 9780810983526)

Genre(s) and keywords: realistic fiction, chick lit

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