Elem. Fiction

Walls Within Walls

What a fun, interesting, exciting, and loving book to read. Walls within Walls is a modern tale of 3 children moving from Brooklyn to Manhattan’s upper east side. They don’t want to move and the apartment they are moving into is just plain old! The original owners made it so that the old stuff (walls) …

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The Dreamer

Winner of the 2011 Belpré Award Long before the meteoric rise of Pablo Neruda, Nobel Prize-winning poet and one of the most important literary figures of the 20th century, there was a sensitive and shy young boy in a small town in Southern Chile named Neftali Reyes.  In The Dreamer, Pam Muñoz Ryan gives us …

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Countdown

Every night, after she’s read a couple of chapters of Nancy Drew, Franny closes her eyes and drafts a letter to Chairman Khrushchev, asking him to come to an understanding of things and not blow up America. But she can never get the wording quite right. In fact, she can’t seem to get anything quite …

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