Fish in a Tree

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Nancy Paulsen Books #ad - She discovers that there’s a lot more to her—and to everyone—than a label, and that great minds don’t always think alike. From the Hardcover edition. As her confidence grows, Ally feels free to be herself and the world starts opening up with possibilities. With his help, ally learns not to be so hard on herself and that dyslexia is nothing to be ashamed of.

But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its life believing it is stupid. Ally has been smart enough to fool a lot of smart people. A new york times bestseller!the author of the beloved One for the Murphys gives readers an emotionally-charged, uplifting novel that will speak to anyone who’s ever thought there was something wrong with them because they didn’t fit in.

Fish in a Tree #ad - Everybody is smart in different ways. Daniels sees the bright, creative kid underneath the trouble maker. Every time she lands in a new school, she is able to hide her inability to read by creating clever yet disruptive distractions. She is afraid to ask for help; after all, how can you cure dumb? However, her newest teacher Mr.

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One for the Murphys

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Puffin Books #ad - A moving debut novel about a foster child learning to open her heart to a family's love Carley uses humor and street smarts to keep her emotional walls high and thick. This loving, bustling family shows Carley the stable family life she never thought existed, and she feels like an alien in their cookie-cutter-perfect household.

One for the Murphys #ad - Despite her resistance, the murphys eventually show her what it feels like to belong--until her mother wants her back and Carley has to decide where and how to live. She's not really a murphy, but the gifts they've given her have opened up a new future. But the day she becomes a foster child, and moves in with the Murphys, she's blindsided.

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Rules Scholastic Gold

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Scholastic Inc. #ad - Rules Scholastic Gold #ad - She's spent years trying to teach david the rules from "a peach is not a funny-looking apple" to "keep your pants on in public" -- in order to head off David's embarrassing behaviors. But the summer catherine meets jason, new sort-of friend, a surprising, the next-door friend she's always wished for, and Kristi, it's her own shocking behavior that turns everything upside down and forces her to ask: What is normal? .

Rules joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content!Twelve-year-old Catherine just wants a normal life. Which is near impossible when you have a brother with autism and a family that revolves around his disability.

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Because of Mr. Terupt

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Delacorte Books for Young Readers #ad - . Terupt, their new and energetic teacher, seems to know how to deal with them all. There’s. Jessica, the brain; danielle, a bully, your enemy the next; peter, class prankster and troublemaker; Luke, who’s having a hard time fitting in; Alexia, smart and perceptive, the new girl, your friend one second, who never stands up for herself; shy Anna, whose home situation makes her an outcast; and Jeffrey, who hates school.

Only Mr. He makes the classroom a fun place, even if he doesn’t let them get away with much. Features seven narrators, each with a unique story, and each with a different perspective on what makes their teacher so special. It’s the start of fifth grade for seven kids at Snow Hill School. Readers will find much to ponder on the power of forgiveness.

Because of Mr. Terupt #ad - Booklist. Until the snowy winter day when an accident changes everything—and everyone. The characters are authentic and the short chapters are skillfully arranged to keep readers moving headlong toward the satisfying conclusion. School library journal, Starred"This powerful and emotional story is likely to spur discussion.

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Out of My Mind

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers #ad - She can’t write. It speaks volumes. School library Journal starred review “Unflinching and realistic. Kirkus reviews starred review “Uplifting…This moving novel will makes activists of us all. Booklist starred review from multiple award-winning author Sharon Draper comes a story that will forever change how we all look at anyone with a disability, perfect for fans of RJ Palacio’s Wonder.

Eleven-year-old Melody is not like most people. But melody refuses to be defined by her disability. But she also has a photographic memory; she can remember every detail of everything she has ever experienced. She’s the smartest kid in her whole school, but NO ONE knows it. Most people—her teachers, her doctors, her classmates—dismiss her as mentally challenged because she can’t tell them otherwise.

Out of My Mind #ad - She can’t walk. And she’s determined to let everyone know it…somehow. Out of my mind spent two years on the new york times bestseller list! “If there’s one book teens and parents and everyone else should read this year, Out of My Mind should be it. Denver post “A gutsy, candid, and compelling story.

Over 1. 5 million people have read the #1 New York Times bestseller Out of My Mind and discovered the brilliant mind of Melody Brooks.

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The War that Saved My Life

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Dial Books #ad - So begins a new adventure for Ada, and for Susan Smith, the woman who is forced to take the two kids in. So when her little brother jamie is shipped out of London to escape the war, Ada doesn’t waste a minute—she sneaks out to join him. 1 new york times bestsellernewbery honor bookwinner of the schneider family book award middle schoolwall street Journal Best Children's Books of 2015New York Public Library's 100 Books for Reading and Sharing An exceptionally moving story of triumph against all odds set during World War II, from the acclaimed author of Jefferson’s Sons and for fans of Number the Stars.

Her mother is too humiliated by Ada’s twisted foot to let her outside. As ada teaches herself to ride a pony, and watches for German spies, learns to read, she begins to trust Susan—and Susan begins to love Ada and Jamie. Ten-year-old Ada has never left her one-room apartment. But in the end, will their bond be enough to hold them together through wartime? Or will Ada and her brother fall back into the cruel hands of their mother?   This masterful work of historical fiction is equal parts adventure and a moving tale of family and identity—a classic in the making.

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Counting by 7s

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Puffin Books #ad - Until now. Holly goldberg sloan has created distinct characters who will stay with you long after you finish the book. Sharon creech, newbery award-winning author of walk two moons "In achingly beautiful prose, Holly Goldberg Sloan has written a delightful tale of transformation that’s a celebration of life in all its wondrous, hilarious and confounding glory.

In the tradition of out of my mind, coping with loss, this is an intensely moving middle grade novel about being an outsider, Wonder, and Mockingbird, and discovering the true meaning of family. Her journey to find a fascinatingly diverse and fully believable surrogate family is a joy and a revelation to read.

Counting by 7s #ad - Suddenly willow’s world is tragically changed when her parents both die in a car crash, leaving her alone in a baffling world. The triumph of this book is that it is not a tragedy. It has never been easy for her to connect with anyone other than her adoptive parents, but that hasn’t kept her from leading a quietly happy life.

This is a gorgeous, funny, and heartwarming novel that I’ll never forget. John corey whaley, author of where things come back "Willow Chance subtly drew me into her head and her life, so much so that I was holding my breath for her by the end. Holly goldberg sloan writes about belonging in a way I’ve never quite seen in any other book.

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The First Rule of Punk

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Viking Books for Young Readers #ad - She'll do anything to preserve this, which includes standing up to an anti-punk school administration to fight for her right to express herself! Black and white illustrations and collage art throughout make The First Rule of Punk a perfect pick for fans of books like Roller Girl and online magazines like Rookie.

And when she assembles a group of like-minded misfits at school and starts a band, Malú finally begins to feel at home. Her dad, who now lives a thousand miles away, says things will get better as long as she remembers the first rule of punk: be yourself. A 2018 pura belpré author honor bookthe first rule of Punk is a wry and heartfelt exploration of friendship, finding your place, and learning to rock out like no one’s watching.

The First Rule of Punk #ad - There are no shortcuts to surviving your first day at a new school—you can’t fix it with duct tape like you would your Chuck Taylors. The real malú loves rock music, zines, and Soyrizo hold the cilantro, skateboarding, please. On day one, twelve-year-old malú maría luisa, if you want to annoy her inadvertently upsets Posada Middle School’s queen bee, violates the school’s dress code with her punk rock look, and disappoints her college-professor mom in the process.

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Mr. Terupt Falls Again

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Delacorte Books for Young Readers #ad - Terupt helps his students be the best they can be—and enlists their help to pull off an extra-special project. The kids and teacher of Because of Mr. Terupt. Curious about her teacher's past, Jessica uncovers startling details about Mr. Anna finally decides she's ready for the truth about her absent dad. Moving and real.

Kirkus reviews"a skillful meshing of characters and story lines makes for another great read. School library JournalFrom the Hardcover edition. Danielle suspects that her family is keeping a secret from her, and she's determined to find out what it is. Seven students were particularly affected by Mr. Peter's parents expect him to attend private school after sixth-grade, but Peter has plans to stay right where he is.

Mr. Terupt Falls Again #ad - Jeffrey makes a life-changing discovery. And luke's keen observations lead to questions with unexpected answers. It's a roller coaster of a year as Mr. Now those seven students are back, and they've been granted the rare opportunity to send one more year with their beloved teacher before they graduate from elementary school.

But will there be a happy ending for all?"This sequel can be read on its own. Eager to grow up, Alexia gets in over her head with some older kids.

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Crenshaw

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Feiwel & Friends #ad - Again. Crenshaw is a cat. But is an imaginary friend enough to save this family from losing everything?Beloved author Katherine Applegate proves in unexpected ways that friends matter, whether real or imaginary. This title has Common Core connections. And not much for food, either. His parents, his little sister, and their dog may have to live in their minivan.

Crenshaw #ad - He's large, he's outspoken, and he's imaginary. There's no more money for rent. In her first novel since winning the Newbery Medal, Katherine Applegate delivers an unforgettable and magical story about family, friendship, and resilience. Jackson and his family have fallen on hard times. He has come back into Jackson's life to help him.

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The PS Brothers

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HMH Books for Young Readers #ad - These two are crazy about dogs. Scooping poop is the fastest way to earn money to buy a puppy. Unfortunately, getting a puppy is not that easy. Russell and shawn call themselves the PS Brothers: P is for poop, S is for scoop, and Brothers is because they’re best friends. Russell and shawn don’t count on uncovering a dog-fighting ring—and that can bust apart a dream faster than a dog can sniff out a bone.

But doing the right thing might still get them what they want—and maybe even more. And they’re sure that once their puppy grows into a tough dog, no one will ever pick on them for being weak or poor again.

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