Newly Evaluated Novels – August 23, 2018

Check out our latest novel evaluations! The Way to Bea is a coming-of-age story for grades 4-8 that can be used as a read-aloud or as an independent novel. It’s one of 15 new novels that have recently been added to the K12 Evaluated Resource Collection. All ERAC evaluations are done by classroom teachers, who evaluate resources for classroom use. 

American War

American War

Grades: 11-12
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The Second American Civil war has broken out over the catastrophic impacts …

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Armada

Armada

Grades: 9-12
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Teenager Zack lost his father to an explosion and poured his angst into pla…

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Auma's Long Run

Auma’s Long Run

Grades: 7-9
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Thirteen-year-old Auma lives in a small AIDS-ridden Kenyan village, and her…

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Innocent Heroes

Innocent Heroes

Grades: 4-12
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During the Battle of Vimy Ridge, the fictional Storming Normans troop is pa…

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Jumping the Nail

Jumping the Nail

Grades: 7-12
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In grade 12 Dru finally becomes one of the popular kids because of her good…

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Letters to the Lost

Letters to the Lost

Grades: 8-12
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High school senior Juliet leaves letters on her mother’s grave and Declan, …

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Names They Gave Us, The

Names They Gave Us, The

Grades: 8-12
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Lucy is finishing grade 11 and has her summer working at a church camp all …

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Shoe on the Roof, The

Shoe on the Roof, The

Grades: 12
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Thomas’ girl friend dumps him over their differing views on religion and sc…

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Stars Beneath Our Feet, The

Stars Beneath Our Feet, The

Grades: 5-8
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Following his brother’s murder, twelve-year-old Wallace tries to make his o…

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Strange the Dreamer

Strange the Dreamer

Grades: 9-12
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Orphaned Lazlo, who grew up in an abbey and was an apprentice at a great li…

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Tempests and Slaughter

Tempests and Slaughter

Grades: 8-12
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Arram, the Imperial University’s youngest mage, and one of the most powerfu…

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Uncertain Soldier

Uncertain Soldier

Grades: 8-12
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Twelve-year-old Max, son of German immigrants, and seventeen-year-old Erich…

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War I Finally Won, The

War I Finally Won, The

Grades: 5-8
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During World War II, Ada, her brother Jamie, and guardian Susan leave Londo…

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Way to Bea, The

Way to Bea, The

Grades: 4-8
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Bea and her friends are so looking forward to 7th grade and have many plans…

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We'll All Be Burnt In Our Beds Some Night

We’ll All Be Burnt In Our Beds Some Night

Grades: 12
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Johnny Keough, a victim of poverty, exists as a small-time criminal and is …

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