Social Issues

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By: F. Michael Lynch

Synopsis: Mike and John are two brothers who are very different, indeed. Mike, the older brother, is neat and organized. John, the younger brother, is sloppy and unorganized. These two brothers, who display diverse personalities and characteristic...

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By: Robin Stevenson

In 1963, cataclysmic world events threaten to overwhelm Jack as his family tries to deal with the death of his baby sister.

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By: Shirley A. Vine

Synopsis: The worst thing in the world has happened to ten-year-old Rachel-her diary has gone missing! Who could have taken it and why? She must find it before her innermost feelings are revealed to the world, even if it means telling her mother a...

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By: Carol Kimzey

Synopsis: Bully Billy Learns a Lesson at The Bunny Hop Bake-Off, and it's a lesson that Bully Billy will never forget!---- This beautifully illustrated children's story pictures the children of Bunny Hill, who hop happily off to the forest to pic...

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By: Cudalina Anna

Description: While in school, Ovily Pumpkin was labeled as a "misfit", and through no fault of his own, was bullied by the other children; causing Ovily to choose to become a loner. Yet Ovily Pumpkin is found to be no ordinary boy, in a variety of...

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By: Rachel Simmons

The national bestseller Odd Girl Out exposed a hidden culture of cruelty that had always been quietly endured by American girls. As Rachel Simmons toured the country, these girls found their voices and spoke to her about their pain. They wanted to...

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By: Sarah N. Harvey

When Sid leaves his foster family on their remote island home in search of the mother he doesn't remember and a brother he's never met, he's ill-prepared for the surprises he finds.

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By: Henry Winkler

Inspired by the true life experiences of Henry Winkler, whose undiagnosed dyslexia made him a classic childhood underachiever, the Hank Zipzer series is about the high-spirited and funny adventures of a boy with learning differences. It's science...

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By: Lois Lowry

Katy Thatcher was the bright and curious daughter of the town doctor. She was fascinated by her father’s work, and even as a child she knew that she too wanted to be a doctor. She wanted to know about people. Perhaps it was this, her insatia...

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By: Deborah Wiles

Ruby Lavender used to have a good life. She and her grandmother, Miss Eula, were inseparable--they even drove the getaway car together for chickens rescued from the slaughterhouse! But this summer, Miss Eula will be in Hawaii, and Ruby's sure it'l...