Made the Grade – December 2017

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Desperate Road to Freedom, A: The Underground Railroad Diary of Julia May Jackson

Desperate Road to Freedom, A: The Underground Railroad Diary of Julia May Jackson

Grades: 5-8
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Julia May and her family escape from servitude to a heartless slave owner i…

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Beartown

Beartown

Grades: 11-12
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Beartown – a small, isolated Swedish town – is obsessed with hockey and as …

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Buffering: Unshared Tales of a Life Fully Loaded

Buffering: Unshared Tales of a Life Fully Loaded

Grades: 10-12
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This collection of essays by YouTube personality Hannah Hart explores issue…

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Flying Lessons & Other Stories

Flying Lessons & Other Stories

Grades: 5-8
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This collection of short stories, written by different authors, has family …

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Ghost

Ghost

Grades: 6-8
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Seventh grade student Ghost learned at a young age how to run when he and h…

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Hag-Seed

Hag-Seed

Grades: 11-12
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Margaret Atwood’s retelling of The Tempest, follows Felix, a disgraced thea…

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I Am Not a Number

I Am Not a Number

Grades: 4-6
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This powerful and engaging picture book shares the true experiences of Iren…

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I Wish You More

I Wish You More

Grades: PreK-12
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This picture book presents a variety of wishes that parents may have for th…

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I Wonder

I Wonder

Grades: PreK-3
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As Eva and her mother go for a moonlit walk, they observe the world and pon…

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If I Was Your Girl

If I Was Your Girl

Grades: 8-12
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Amanda, born as a boy, faces bullying, betrayal, and violence because she i…

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Orbiting Jupiter

Orbiting Jupiter

Grades: 8-12
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Thirteen-year-old Joseph meets, falls in love with, and impregnates his tee…

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P'ésk'a and the First Salmon Ceremony

P’ésk’a and the First Salmon Ceremony

Grades: K-5
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This engaging picture book portrays the traditional first salmon ceremony o…

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Rosie Revere, Engineer

Rosie Revere, Engineer

Grades: PreK-5
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Second-grader Rosie dreams of being an engineer, and is always designing an…

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Speaking My Truth: Reflections on Reconciliation & Residential School

Speaking My Truth: Reflections on Reconciliation & Residential School

Grades: 10-12
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This collection of essays depicts the impact of Residential Schools on indi…

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Still Life with Tornado

Still Life with Tornado

Grades: 11-12
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Sixteen-year-old Sarah has lived in a household where domestic violence was…

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Suite Française

Suite Française

Grades: 11-12
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Suite Française was written during the German occupation of France during W…

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Future of Us, The

Future of Us, The

Grades: 9-12
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This coming-of-age novel set in 1996 follows the journey of best friends an…

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Scar Boys, The

Scar Boys, The

Grades: 10-12
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Harry was badly scarred at eight when boys tied him to a tree that burned i…

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Sympathizer, The

Sympathizer, The

Grades: 12
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This award-winning historical novel, set during and in the years following …

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Wonderful Things You Will Be, The

Wonderful Things You Will Be, The

Grades: PreK-2
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This picture book, written in verse, celebrates the love parents feel for t…

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What Do You Do With a Problem?

What Do You Do With a Problem?

Grades: K-7
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A child has a persistent problem that follows him as a dark, ominous, and t…

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Yiddish for Pirates

Yiddish for Pirates

Grades: 12
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Moishe, a young Jewish man accompanied by his parrot Aaron—the narrator—lon…

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You’re Here For a Reason

You’re Here For a Reason

Grades: PreK-7
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When a boy lets go of his kite as he stops to help an elephant, it travels …

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Le grand saut

Le grand saut

Grades: 10-12
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Iris, Paul, Rébecca, Marion, Alex et Sam sont amis depuis la sixième. Aujou…

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L’horizon

L’horizon

Grades: 11-12
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Au gré de ses pérégrinations dans Paris, Jean Bosmans se remémore « des bri…

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