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Get Reading!!™ and Common Core—Fiction

High School—Fiction

Racial Issues: The Color of Humanity Perspective: A Skewed View

In these three nonfiction accounts, the authors—a Caucasian In this unit of study, students discover that both authors and narrators
man, a man of mixed race, and an African-American man— sometimes have ulterior motives. By studying the similarities and
confront difficult questions about race and identity in America. differences between these three works, students will learn to
By comparing the perspectives of three men from different recognize and appreciate literature that makes light of fiction and its
backgrounds, students realize prejudice as a lens that arbitrarily conventions. Students become adept at discerning the truth and
distorts identity and obscures the dignity and emotional experiences acknowledging multiple perspectives in stories told by unreliable
universal to the human race. Black Like Me (A), The Color of Water (B), narrators. The Princess Bride (A), Life of Pi (B), Rosencrantz &
Black Boy (C) Guildenstern Are Dead (C)

Identity: A Shifting Self Family Issues: A House Divided

The young people in these books each ponder the same question, Sometimes accepting one’s reality can be just as daunting as
“Who am I—really?” Witness Sun-hee and her brother Tae-yul’s challenging it. Prepare to meet several compelling characters
efforts to survive the Japanese occupation of Korea. Follow the forced to deal with familial crises. Follow their valiant struggles
García sisters’ journey from the familiarity of the Dominican to make sense of their respective worlds. Ordinary People (A),
Republic to the wonder of America. Experience Esmeralda The Secret Life of Bees (B), The Curious Incident of the Dog in
Santiago’s uncertainty as she leaves Puerto Rico and is immersed the Night-Time (C)
in American culture. Each person struggles to adapt to a changing
environment—all the while trying to maintain his/her unique Conflicts with Society:
heritage. When My Name Was Keoko (A), How the García Girls Compliance or Defiance?
Lost Their Accents (B), When I Was Puerto Rican (C)
Enter strange worlds where books are burned, humans are grown
Coming-of-Age: Tests of Will and hatched, and basic human rights are denied. In these chilling
novels, characters struggle to assert their free will in societies that
Do you dare take on The Vigils, the greasers, the Socs, or the discourage individuality, emotions, and meaningful relationships.
“felons”? These three novels portray tough yet raw teens cornered For each character, the decision to be different is extremely difficult
by cruelty and conformity. Renowned authors tackle big issues such and often dangerous. Fahrenheit 451 (A), Brave New World (B),
as manipulation, hatred, and the power of fear. There is hard-edged The Handmaid’s Tale (C)
violence here, but love and hope, too. Ironman (A), The Outsiders (B),
The Chocolate War (C)

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Smart solutions that benefit all students and meet the cognitive demands
of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English Language Arts.

GetReading!!™ — Nonfiction

Thematic Kits Perfect for Multi-Level Curriculum Study!

Elementary • Middle School

Ideal Rese arch Ba
for RTI sed

Ideal for RTI and Leveled Assessment

• Easy-to-use Great for—
• High interest • Small group instruction
• Multi-level kits • Curriculum study
• Multi-level grouping
for informational texts

The Novel Units® Get Reading!!™ program for nonfiction At the same time, teachers can use materials in each Novel
provides an innovative solution for meeting the needs of every Units® Get Reading!!™ kit to differentiate instruction for readers
student in the content-area classroom. Built around a common at different levels, making it ideal for Response to Intervention
theme, each kit uses high-quality nonfiction selections to teach (RTI) and leveled assessment. Because students are reading
key concepts from a content area, such as social studies or authentic texts, teachers can address both the subject matter
science. and content-area reading skills in meaningful ways that
encourage a lifelong love of learning.
Recent literacy research shows that students need specific skills
and effective strategies to comprehend informational texts See Fiction Kits!
(Institute of Educational Sciences, 2008). For this reason, the pages 48–52
Student Packets in each Novel Units® Get Reading!!™ kit allow
students to develop the skills and strategies needed to acquire
knowledge from informational texts in a variety of disciplines.

Individual Student Packets include: The Thematic Teacher Guide includes:

• prereading activities and strategies to generate • prereading activities and strategies to generate interest
interest and establish a purpose for reading and to establish a common focus for all three books

• targeted vocabulary activities to enhance comprehension • discussion questions and activities to guide students
• comprehension questions for use during and through both their individual titles and thematic study

after reading • post-reading activities and strategies to connect
• multiple post-reading activities focusing on key reading parallel concepts from all three titles

and content-area skills • graphic organizers for collecting thoughts and ideas
• graphic organizers for collecting thoughts and ideas • opportunities for collaborative learning and student
• a final test for use at the end of the thematic unit
• activities and assessments tagged with reading interaction
• scoring rubrics for written responses and student projects
skills/objectives
• complete answer key Mini Group and
• scoring rubric for written responses Small Group contents

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Each GetReading!!™—Nonfiction Kit Includes:

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Books (Levels A–C)**

Three nonfiction titles all connect to a common theme—selected for three different reading levels, A–C. Every reader
can participate and have an opportunity for success.

Level A: Level B: Level C:
struggling readers average readers skilled readers

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Student Packet/Answer Key* Thematic Teacher Guide

The individual Student Packets for each title in Each Thematic Teacher Guide includes multiple activities
the kit are filled with prereading, during reading, and strategies that focus on elements common to all three
and post-reading activities to address important titles. The Thematic Teacher Guide provides varied,
reading and content-area skills. The Student Packets multidisciplinary activities to use before, during, and after
emphasize active, meaningful learning. A separate reading. It also includes opportunities for collaborative
Answer Key is provided for each of the three Student learning and leveled assessment.
Packet variations.

“When I was a student teacher, your guides helped me keep my
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Get Reading!!™ and Common Core—Nonfiction

Elementary School—Nonfiction Animal Behaviors: Secrets of Adaptation

Extreme Environments: The Far Reaches Animals have many astounding ways of surviving in nature. Some
blend with their environments to hide from predators. Others leave
Some places on Earth and in space are so inhospitable, humans home for food. Still others snooze during winter to beat the cold.
and other life forms cannot live there. Only special animals and How do animals know when to hibernate, migrate, or use
plants can survive in the polar regions, in space, and in deserts, and camouflage? Animals are born with the instinct to adapt! In this
sometimes only for short periods of time. There are many “extreme” unit of study, students learn about animal behaviors that make the
environments in our universe, from the scorching Atacama Desert in difference between life and death. Camouflage: Changing to
Chile to Jupiter’s icy moon, Europa. In this unit of study, students Hide (A), What is Migration? (B), What is Hibernation? (C)
journey into various natural “far reaches” to discover just how
radical these places are. Frozen Extremes (A), Desert Extremes (B), Insect Life Cycles: Major Makeovers!
Deep Space Extremes (C)
All living organisms experience a series of changes or stages known
Animal Species: From Sea to Sky as a life cycle. The most astounding changes and stages probably
occur in the insect world, where critters move from being eggs to
In this unit of study, students meet living things that swim or fly. From larvae to pupae to adults in a matter of days or weeks. In this unit
the delicate hummingbird to the enormous humpback, there is much of study, students meet busy honeybees, industrious ants, and
to know about the bird, fish, and whale. Students will study their delicate butterflies and learn about their incredible “circles of life.”
habitats in order to understand the way they hunt, eat, reproduce, The Life Cycle of a Honeybee (A), The Life Cycle of an Ant (B),
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Animal Species: Fighting to Live existed for millions of years and contains a diverse array of animals.
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Insects are a vital and often overlooked part of the living world. anatomical features, senses, hunting practices, and defense
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Middle School—Nonfiction

Sources of Energy: Powering Up for the Future Natural Resources: Gifts from the Earth

Energy comes in all forms from many places on Earth. In this unit Natural resources are a vital part of people’s everyday lives. Wise
of study, students discover that alternative energy sources such as use of these resources demands that humans take care of the Earth’s
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centuries. Students will study the controversy surrounding alternative of minerals and the different types, mining methods, and uses of rock
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disadvantages of each. Biomass: Fueling Change (A), Hydrogen: extracting and processing these resources can pollute other natural
Running on Water (B), Geothermal Energy: Using Earth's resources in the environment. People are cleaning up pollution and
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Alphabetical Index of Novel Units® Titles (A–C)

Alphabetical Index of Novel Units® Titles Ballad of Lucy Whipple, The..................28 Brave New World ..............12, 13, 17, 52
Banner in the Sky ....................................20 Bread and Jam for Frances ............44, 47
A Bargain for Frances, A............................44 Breadwinner, The ....................................20
Abel’s Island............................................28 Barn, The ..........................................28, 33 Brian’s Return ..........................................20
Absolutely True Diary of a Baseball in April and Other Stories ......28 Brian’s Winter..........................................20
Basil of Baker Street................................38 Bridge to Terabithia........................7, 9, 28
Part-Time Indian, The ......7, 9, 20, 23 Bat 6 ........................................................28 Brighty of the Grand Canyon ................28
Acorn People, The ..................................20 Battle of Jericho, The ..............................20 Bristle Face ..............................................28
Across Five Aprils ..........................7, 9, 20 Be a Perfect Person Bronx Masquerade ................................12
Adam of the Road ..................................28 Bronze Bow, The ....................................28
Adventures of in Just Three Days! ..................38, 41 Bud, Not Buddy................7, 9, 28, 29, 31
Beady Bear..............................................44 Bull Run ....................................................28
Huckleberry Finn, The ........7, 12, 17 Bean Trees, The........................................12 Bunnicula ................................................28
Adventures of Bear Called Paddington, A ....................38 Buried Onions..........................7, 9, 20, 23
Bearstone ................................................28 Burning Questions
Tom Sawyer, The ............7, 9, 20, 25 Beat the Turtle Drum ..............................20
Al Capone Beauty ......................................................38 of Bingo Brown, The ......................28
Because of Winn-Dixie ..................7, 9, 28 By the Great Horn Spoon ......................28
Does My Shirts ........7, 9, 28, 31, 50 Becoming Naomi León ..........................28
Al Capone Beezus and Ramona ..........38, 39, 41, 43 C
Before We Were Free ............................20 Cabin Faced West, The ..........................28
Shines My Shoes ............7, 9, 28, 31 Belle Prater’s Boy ....................................28 Caddie Woodlawn ................................28
Alan and Naomi ....................................28 Ben and Me ............................................38 Cage, The............................20, 25, 27, 51
Alas, Babylon ..........................................12 Benjamin Brody’s Backyard Bag ..........44 Call It Courage ................................20, 25
Alchemist, The ..........................................12 Beowulf..........................................7, 12, 19 Call of the Wild, The ..............7, 9, 20, 25
Alice’s Adventures Best Christmas Cannery Row ..........................................12
Can’t You Make Them Behave,
in Wonderland....................9, 28, 33 Pageant Ever, The ..........7, 9, 38, 43
All Alone in the Universe ........................20 Best (Worst) King George? ................................38
All Quiet on the Western Front ..............12 Canterbury Tales, The ......................12, 19
All the Pretty Horses ................................12 School Year Ever, The ............38, 41 Canyon Winter........................................28
Almost Starring Skinnybones ..........38, 41 BFG, The ..................................7, 9, 38, 41 Canyons ..................................................20
Amazing Bone, The ................................44 Big Red ....................................................20 Castle in the Attic, The ................7, 28, 33
Amelia Bedelia ................................44, 47 Big Wander, The ....................................28 Cat Ate My Gymsuit, The ................28, 37
Aminal, The..............................................44 Big Wave, The ........................................20 Catch-22 ..................................................12
Among the Hidden ........................7, 9, 20 Bigger ......................................................28 Catcher in the Rye, The ................7, 12, 19
Amos Fortune, Free Man........................28 Biggest Bear, The ....................................44 Catching Fire ..................................7, 9, 20
Anansi the Spider......................44, 45, 47 Billy Budd ................................................12 Catherine, Called Birdy..........................28
Anastasia Krupnik ............................38, 43 Black Beauty ....................................20, 27 Cay, The ..................................7, 9, 20, 25
And Then There Were None ............9, 20 Black Boy ..................................12, 15, 52 Charley Skedaddle ................................28
Angela’s Ashes ............................7, 12, 17 Black Like Me ....................20, 23, 27, 52 Charlie and the
Animal Dreams ........................................12 Black Pearl, The ......................................28
Animal Farm ..................................7, 12, 13 Black Stallion, The ..................................28 Chocolate Factory ..........7, 9, 38, 41
Anne Frank: The Diary Bless Me, Ultima ..........................7, 12, 13 Charlie Pippin..........................................28
Bless the Beasts & Children ............20, 21 Charlie y la fábrica de chocolate ........46
of a Young Girl ........7, 9, 20, 23, 27 Blossom Promise, A ................................38 Charlotte’s Web ............................7, 9, 38
Anne of Green Gables ..........................20 Bluest Eye, The ........................................12 Chasing Redbird ....................................28
Antigone ..................................................12 Bodies in the Bessledorf Hotel, The ......28 Chasing Vermeer ....................7, 9, 28, 37
April Morning..........................................20 Body of Christopher Creed, The ............12 Cheaper by the Dozen....................20, 27
Around the World in 80 Days ..............12 Boggart, The............................................28 Children of the River ........................20, 23
Arthur’s Eyes............................................44 Bomb, The................................................20 Chinese Cinderella ..................20, 25, 27
Arthur’s Honey Bear ..............................44 Book of Three, The ..........................28, 33 Chocolate by Hershey: A Story
Arthur’s Nose ..........................................44 Book Thief, The ......................7, 12, 15, 51
As I Lay Dying ..................................12, 15 Borrowers, The ................................28, 33 About Milton S. Hershey ..............38
As You Like It ....................................12, 17 Boxcar Children, The..........................9, 38 Chocolate Fever ......................7, 9, 38, 50
Autobiography Boy in the Striped Chocolate Touch, The ............................38
Chocolate War, The ........................12, 52
of Miss Jane Pittman, The ..............12 Pajamas, The ............7, 9, 20, 27, 51 Chosen, The ......................................12, 15
Awakening, The ......................................12 Boy Who Dared, The..............................20 Christmas Carol, A ..........................20, 27
Brady........................................................20 Chronicle of a Death Foretold................12
B
Babe: The Gallant Pig ............................28
Bad Boy: A Memoir ........................20, 23

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Alphabetical Index of Novel Units® Titles (C–G)

Circuit, The ..............................................20 Death Be Not Proud................................12 Fallen Angels ..........................................14
City of Ember, The ..................7, 9, 28, 31 Death of a Salesman ..............................12 Family Apart, A ..............................7, 9, 30
Class Clown ............................................38 Deathwatch ......................................20, 27 Family Under the Bridge, The ........38, 43
Clay Marble, The ............................28, 35 Devil’s Arithmetic, The ....................7, 9, 30 Fantastic Mr. Fox ....................................38
Click! A Story About Dew Drop Dead ..............................30, 37 Farewell to Arms, A ..........................14, 19
Diary of a Wimpy Kid......7, 9, 29, 30, 31 Farewell to Manzanar ............7, 9, 22, 23
George Eastman ....................28, 37 Dicey’s Song............................................20 Fellowship of the Ring, The ..............14, 15
Cloudy with a Chance Dinosaurs Before Dark ..........................44 Fences ......................................................14
Dogsong ..................................................20 Fever 1793......................7, 10, 30, 31, 35
of Meatballs ............................44, 45 Doll’s House, A........................................12 Fighting Ground, The ..............................30
Code Orange ................................7, 9, 20 Donde viven los monstruos ....................46 Five People You Meet
Cold Mountain ........................................12 Don’t You Dare Read This,
Cold Sassy Tree ......................................12 in Heaven, The................................14
Color of Water, The ..................12, 13, 52 Mrs. Dunphrey ......................7, 9, 20 Flat Stanley......................7, 10, 38, 41, 50
Color Purple, The ....................................12 Door in the Wall, The..............................30 Fledgling, The ..........................................30
Come Sing, Jimmy Jo..............................28 Double Dutch ..........................................22 Flip-Flop Girl ............................................30
Contender, The ........................7, 9, 20, 25 Double Fudge..........................................38 Flipped....................................7, 10, 21, 22
Copper Sun..............................................12 Downriver ................................................12 Flowers for Algernon ..................7, 10, 22
Coraline....................................7, 9, 28, 31 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde ..................12, 17 Flunking of Joshua T. Bates, The......38, 41
Corduroy..................................................44 Dracula ..............................................12, 17 Flush ..............................................7, 22, 23
Corner of the Universe, A ......7, 9, 20, 25 Dragon’s Gate ........................................22 Forged By Fire ......................7, 10, 22, 25
Count of Monte Cristo, The ............12, 17 Dragonwings ..........................................22 Forgotten Door, The ................................30
Country Artist, The: Driver’s Ed ........................................22, 51 Found ......................................................30
Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie ......7, 9, 22 Fourth-Grade Celebrity ..........................38
A Story about Beatrix Potter..........38 Frankenstein ........................................7, 14
Courage of Sarah Noble, The ..............38 E Freak the Mighty......7, 10, 21, 22, 23, 51
Cousins ............................................7, 9, 38 Each Little Bird That Sings ......................30 Freaky Friday ....................................38, 41
Cracker Jackson......................................28 Ear, the Eye, and the Arm, The ......22, 25 Freckle Juice....................7, 10, 38, 41, 50
Crash ........................................7, 9, 28, 29 Edgar Allan Poe: Frederick ..................................................46
Crazy Horse Electric Game, The....28, 35 Freedom Train..........................................30
Crazy Lady! ............................................28 A Collection of Stories ............14, 19 Friedrich ..................................................30
Cricket in Times Square, The ........7, 9, 38 Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the- Friendship, The ........................................38
Crime and Punishment......................12, 17 Frindle............................................7, 10, 38
Crispin: The Cross of Lead ............7, 9, 20 Moon Marigolds, The ....................14 Frog and Toad All Year ..........................44
Criss Cross ......................................7, 9, 20 Egypt Game, The ....................7, 9, 30, 37 Frog and Toad Are Friends ....................44
Crossing, The ..........................................20 El león, la bruja y el ropero ..................46 Frog and Toad Together ........................44
Crucible, The........................................7, 12 El niño que pagaba el pato ..................46 From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil
Cry, the Beloved Country ................12, 15 El signo del castor ..................................46
Curious George ......................................44 El verano de los cisnes ..........................46 E. Frankweiler ..............7, 10, 30, 37
Curious Incident of the Dog Elijah of Buxton ......................................30 Fudge-A-Mania ......................................38
Ella Enchanted..................................30, 31 Funny Little Woman, The ........................44
in the Night-Time, The ..7, 12, 15, 52 Ellen Tebbits......................................38, 43
Cybil War, The ........................................38 Encyclopedia Brown: G
Cyrano de Bergerac ..............................12 Gathering Blue ............................7, 10, 22
Boy Detective ..........................38, 41 Gathering of Old Men, A ......................14
D Ender’s Game ....................10, 22, 23, 27 Gentle Ben ..............................................30
Dandelion ................................................44 Enormous Egg, The ................................38 Gentlehands ............................................22
Dandelion Wine ......................................12 Eragon ..............................................22, 27 George Washington’s Socks ................38
Danger in Quicksand Swamp ..............38 Esperanza Rising ............................7, 9, 22 Gift of the Magi and
Daniel’s Story ..........................................20 Eternal Spring of Mr. Ito, The ................30
Danny and the Dinosaur ................44, 47 Ethan Frome ............................................14 Other Short Stories, The ................14
Danny the Champion Everything on a Waffle ..........................30 Girl Who Owned A City, The ................30
Giver, The ..............................7, 10, 22, 27
of the World......................38, 41, 50 F Glass Menagerie, The ............................14
Daphne’s Book ................................29, 30 Face on the Milk Carton, The ............7, 22 Glory Field, The ..............................22, 25
Darkness Before Dawn ..........................20 Facts and Fictions Golden Goblet, The ........................30, 33
David Copperfield ..................................12 Good Earth, The ..............................13, 14
Day No Pigs Would Die, A....................20 of Minna Pratt, The ........................30 Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! ..............30
Dear Mr. Henshaw ........................7, 9, 30 Fahrenheit 451 ............................7, 14, 52 Grain of Rice, A ..............................38, 39
Dear Napoleon, Fair Weather ....................................30, 50
Fairy Rebel, The ......................................38
I Know You’re Dead, But... ............30

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Grand Escape, The ................................38 Hunger Games, The..................10, 22, 27 Journey ....................................................22
Granny Torrelli Makes Soup..................30 Hush..............................................8, 10, 22 Journey to Jo’burg............................39, 40
Grapes of Wrath, The ..................7, 14, 17 Joy Luck Club, The ............................13, 14
Graveyard Book, The ..................7, 10, 22 I Jugo de pecas ........................................46
Great Brain, The......................................30 I Am the Cheese......................................22 Julie of the Wolves ..................................22
Great Expectations ..........................14, 17 I Heard the Owl Call My Name ..........22 Julie y los lobos ......................................46
Great Gatsby, The ................7, 14, 15, 17 I, Houdini: Julius Caesar ................................8, 14, 17
Great Gilly Hopkins, The........................22 Jumanji ..............................................40, 41
Gregor the Overlander ..........................30 Autobiography of a Hamster ........30 Jungle, The ........................................14, 17
Grendel ....................................................14 I Know What You Did Just Dial a Number ................................22
Gruel and Unusual Punishment..............30 Justin and the Best
Gulliver’s Travels......................................14 Last Summer ............................22, 27
I Know Why the Caged Biscuits in the World ......................40
H
Hamlet ..........................................7, 14, 17 Bird Sings..................................14, 15 K
Handmaid’s Tale, The ..............13, 14, 52 I Sailed with Columbus ..........................38 Kaffir Boy ..........................................14, 15
Harold and the Purple Crayon ......44, 47 Ida B ........................................................30 Kid in the Red Jacket, The ......................40
Harriet the Spy ................................29, 30 Iliad, The ..................................................14 Killing Mr. Griffin..................8, 10, 22, 27
Harris and Me ........................................30 In Cold Blood ..........................................14 King Lear ..........................................14, 17
Harry Potter and the In the Year of the Boar King of the Wind ....................................22
Kira-Kira......................................31, 32, 35
Chamber of Secrets ................30, 35 and Jackie Robinson ......................30 Kite Rider, The ........................................32
Harry Potter and the Incident at Hawk’s Hill............................22 Kite Runner, The............................8, 14, 15
Incredible Journey, The ............22, 27, 51 Knight at Dawn, The ..............................44
Prisoner of Azkaban ..............30, 35 Indian in the Cupboard, The ......8, 10, 30
Harry Potter and the Inferno ......................................................14 L
Inherit the Wind ......................................14 La gran Gilly Hopkins ............................46
Sorcerer’s Stone ......................30, 35 Inkheart ................................8, 10, 22, 25 La isla de los delfines azules..................46
Hatchet ..................................7, 10, 22, 25 Into the Wild ............................................14 La Señora Frisby y
Haymeadow, The....................................22 Invention of
Heart is a Lonely Hunter, The ................14 las ratas de NIMH ........................46
Heart of Darkness ..................................14 Hugo Cabret, The ........8, 10, 30, 31 La telaraña de Carlota ..........................46
Heat ..............................................7, 10, 30 Invisible Man ....................................14, 15 Land, The ..........................................32, 35
Heaven..........................................7, 10, 22 Ira Sleeps Over ......................................44 Landry News, The ..................................40
Hedda Gabler ........................................12 Ironman ............................................14, 52 Language of Goldfish, The ....................22
Henry and the Clubhouse ......................38 Isabelle the Itch ......................................38 Last of the Mohicans, The ......................14
Henry Huggins ................................38, 41 Ishi, Last of His Tribe................................14 Leaves in October, The ..........................32
Higher Power of Lucky, The....................30 Island of the Legend of the Bluebonnet, The ......44, 47
Hiroshima ................................................14 Les Misérables............................14, 15, 17
Hobbit, The ....................7, 10, 22, 25, 27 Blue Dolphins ........8, 10, 30, 31, 33 Lesson Before Dying, A ....................14, 17
Holes ............................................7, 10, 22 It’s Like This, Cat ......................................32 Let the Circle Be Unbroken ..............31, 32
Homecoming ..........................................22 Izzy, Willy-Nilly ......................................22 Letters from Rifka ..............................31, 32
Homeless Bird ..................................30, 31 Life As We Knew It..................................22
Homer Price ............................................30 J Life of Pi..................................8, 14, 15, 52
Homework Machine, The............7, 10, 30 J.T..............................................................38 Light in the Forest, The ............................22
Hoot ......................................8, 10, 22, 23 Jacob Have I Loved ....................8, 10, 22 Lightning Thief, The................8, 10, 31, 32
Hope Was Here......................................22 James and the Giant Peach ........8, 10, 38 Like Water for Chocolate ................13, 14
Horse in the Attic, The ............................30 James y el melocotón gigante ..............46 Lily’s Crossing ..................................32, 51
Hound of the Baskervilles, The ..............14 Jane Eyre ..........................................14, 17 Lincoln: A Photobiography ....................22
House of Dies Drear, The ....8, 10, 22, 27 Janitor’s Boy, The ....................................40 Lion, the Witch and
House of the Scorpion, The....................14 Jar of Dreams, A......................................32
House of the Seven Gables, The ..........14 Jason’s Gold ................................8, 10, 32 the Wardrobe, The...... 8, 10, 40, 41
House on Mango Street, The ............8, 14 Jelly Belly ................................................32 Little Bear ..........................................44, 47
How the García Girls Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William Little House in the Big Woods................40
Little House on the Prairie ......................40
Lost Their Accents ............13, 14, 52 McKinley, and Me, Elizabeth ......32 Little Prince, The ......................................14
How to Eat Fried Worms ................29, 30 Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher..32, 33 Little Women ....................................22, 27
Hunchback of Notre Dame, The............14 Jericho’s Journey ....................................32 Littles, The ................................................40
Hundred Dresses, The......................29, 30 Jim Ugly ..................................................32 Living Up the Street ................................22
Hundred Penny Box, The ................38, 39 Joey Pigza Loses Control ................32, 50
Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key..............32
Johnny Tremain........................................22
Jorge el Curioso ......................................46

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Long Day’s Journey Into Night ..............16 Missing May..............................10, 32, 35 Olivia ......................................................44
Long Way from Chicago, A ......8, 10, 32 Misty of Chincoteague ..........................32 Olivia Saves the Circus ..........................44
Long Winter, The ....................................40 Molly’s Pilgrim ........................................40 On My Honor ..................................32, 35
Lord of the Flies ..................................8, 16 Monkey Island ........................................32 On the Banks of Plum Creek ..................40
Loser ..............................8, 10, 29, 32, 50 Monster................................................8, 16 Once a Mouse........................................44
Lottery Rose, The ....................................32 Moonshiner’s Son ..................................32 Once and Future King, The ....................16
Lunch Money ........................8, 10, 32, 33 Mouse and the One and Only Ivan, The....................8, 32
Lupita Mañana ................................31, 32 One Crazy Summer................................32
Lyddie ......................................................32 Motorcycle, The ..................8, 10, 40 One Fine Day ..................................44, 47
Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile ........................44, 47 Moves Make the Man, The ............24, 25 One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest........16
Mr. Blue Jeans: One in the Middle Is the
M
M.C. Higgins, the Great ........................40 A Story About Levi Strauss ............32 Green Kangaroo, The............44, 47
Macbeth ......................................8, 16, 17 Mr. Popper’s Penguins ....................10, 32 One-Eyed Cat..........................................32
Madame Bovary ....................................16 Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present ........44 Ordinary People ..............................16, 52
Madeline’s Rescue..................................44 Mr. Revere and I ....................................32 Othello ..............................................16, 17
Magician’s Mrs. Frisby and the Otis Spofford ..........................................34
Our Town ..........................................16, 19
Elephant, The ........8, 10, 40, 41, 50 Rats of NIMH ..........................24, 25 Out of the Dust ............................8, 10, 24
Magician’s Nephew, The................32, 33 Much Ado About Nothing ..........8, 16, 17 Outsiders, The ..........8, 10, 21, 24, 27, 52
Make a Wish, Molly ..............................40 Mud Pony, The ................................44, 45 Owls in the Family............................40, 41
Make Lemonade ..............................23, 24 Muggie Maggie......................................40 Ox-Cart Man ..........................................44
Make Way for Ducklings ......................44 Murder on the Orient Express................16
Malcolm X: Music of Dolphins, The................8, 10, 40 P
My Ántonia ..............................................16 Paper Bag Princess, The ..................44, 47
By Any Means Necessary ............16 My Brother Sam Is Dead ............8, 10, 24 Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida ..................24
Man Who Was Poe, The........................24 My Daniel ........................................32, 35 Peace Like a River ............................15, 16
Maniac Magee ....................8, 10, 31, 32 My Louisiana Sky....................................24 Pearl, The......................................8, 10, 24
Mark T-W-A-I-N! A Story My Side of the Mountain ....8, 10, 24, 25 Pecos Bill ..................................................40
Mystery at Loon Lake ............................40 Pedro’s Journal....................................8, 40
about Samuel Clemens..................32 Mystery of the Cupboard, The ..............32 Perfect the Pig..........................................44
Marley & Me: Life and Love with the Mythology................................................16 Persepolis: The Story

World’s Worst Dog ..........15, 16, 17 N of a Childhood ........................15, 16
Marley: A Dog Like No Other ..8, 10, 32 1984 ......................................8, 13, 16, 17 Peter Pan ......................................8, 10, 24
Martian Chronicles, The ..................13, 16 Nate the Great and the Sticky Case ....44 Phantom Tollbooth, The ........8, 11, 33, 34
Matilda..............................................40, 41 Native Son ........................................16, 17 Philip Hall Likes Me.
Maurice’s Room ......................................40 Night ....................................................8, 16
Maus I: Night of the Twisters ..............................32 I Reckon Maybe. ............................34
Nightjohn ................................................32 Phoenix Rising ........................................24
My Father Bleeds History ......15, 16 No More Dead Dogs ......................24, 27 Picture of Dorian Gray, The ............16, 19
Mayor of Casterbridge, The ..................16 No Promises in the Wind........................24 Pictures of Hollis Woods ......8, 10, 34, 51
Merchant of Venice, The ..................16, 17 No Talking....................................8, 10, 40 Pigman, The..................................8, 10, 24
Messenger ..............................................24 Nory Ryan’s Song............................32, 51 Pinballs, The ............................................34
Metamorphosis, The................................16 Not-Just-Anybody Family, The................40 Pinkerton, Behave! ..................................44
Midnight Fox, The ..................................32 Nothing But the Truth..............................24 Pippi Longstocking ..........................40, 41
Midnight Horse, The ..............................32 Number the Stars ..................8, 10, 31, 32 Pistachio Prescription, The ......................24
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A ........16, 17 Pocket for Corduroy, A ..........................44
Midwife’s Apprentice, The ....................24 O Pocketful of Goobers: A Story About
Mike Mulligan and His 123 Zoo Mystery, The............................40
October Sky......................................16, 17 George Washington Carver ........34
Steam Shovel..................................44 Odyssey, The ......................................8, 16 Poisonwood Bible, The ....................15, 16
Milkweed ................................................24 Oedipus the King ....................................16 Polar Express, The............................44, 45
Miracle Worker, The ........................10, 24 Of Mice and Men........................8, 15, 16 Poppy ....................................8, 10, 33, 34
Miracle’s Boys ........................................24 Oh, the Places He Went: Portrait of the Artist
Miraculous Journey of
A Story About Dr. Seuss ................40 as a Young Man, A ........................16
Edward Tulane, The ....8, 10, 40, 50 Old Man and the Sea, The ............16, 19 Pride and Prejudice......................8, 16, 19
Misfits, The ..............................................24 Old Yeller ................................................32 Prince and the Pauper, The ....................24
Miss Nelson Is Back ........................44, 45 Oliver Twist ..............................................16 Prince Caspian ......................8, 10, 31, 34
Miss Nelson Is Missing....................44, 45 Olive’s Ocean ........................................32 Princess Bride, The ..........................16, 52
Miss Rumphius ........................................44 Pygmalion..........................................16, 19
Missing ’Gator

of Gumbo Limbo, The ............32, 37

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Alphabetical Index of Novel Units® Titles (Q–T)

Q Sam, Bangs & Moonshine ..............40, 43 Snow Falling on Cedars ........................18
Querido Señor Henshaw ......................46 Same Stuff as Stars, The..................34, 35 Snow Treasure ........................................42
Question of Trust, A ................................34 Samurai’s Tale, The ................................24 Snowy Day, The ......................................44
Sandra Day O’Connor: Justice for All ..34 So B. It ..........................................8, 11, 24
R Sarah Bishop ..........................................24 So Far from the Bamboo Grove ....23, 24
Rabbit Hill ................................................34 Sarah, Plain and Tall ............8, 11, 40, 43 Soldier‘s Heart ........................................24
Rachel Carson: Sarah, sencilla y alta ..............................46 Solitary Blue, A ......................................26
Sarny ........................................................32 Something Upstairs ..........................34, 37
Pioneer of Ecology ..................34, 37 Scarlet Letter, The..............................16, 19 Something Wicked This Way Comes ....18
Racing the Sun ........................................34 Scarlet Pimpernel, The......................16, 19 Somewhere in the Darkness ..................26
Raggin’: A Story School Story, The ....................................40 Son of the Mob ....................8, 11, 26, 51
Schooled ........................8, 11, 21, 23, 24 Song of Be ..............................................18
About Scott Joplin ..........................40 Scorpions ................................................24 Song of Solomon ....................................18
Raisin in the Sun, A ......................8, 16, 19 Sea Wolf, The..........................................24 Sopa de piedras ....................................46
Ralph S. Mouse ......................................40 Search for Delicious, The........................34 Sophie and the Sidewalk Man..............42
Ramona and Her Father ..........10, 39, 40 Secret Garden, The ..........................11, 34 Sounder ..............................................8, 26
Ramona empieza el curso......................46 Secret Life of Bees, The ........8, 15, 16, 52 Soup ........................................................26
Ramona Forever........................39, 40, 50 Secret Life of the Space Station Seventh Grade ..............26
Ramona Quimby, Sparrow Hawk Red ................................34
Underwear Champ, The................40 Speak ..................................................8, 18
Age 8 ..............8, 10, 39, 40, 41, 43 Secret of the Indian, The ........................34 Spider Kane and the Mystery
Ramona the Brave ....................39, 40, 43 Secret School, The ........8, 11, 33, 34, 50
Ramona the Pest ..............................39, 40 Secret Sharer, The ..................................14 Under the May-Apple ..................42
Ramona’s World ..............................39, 40 Seedfolks ..........................................11, 24 Stargirl ............................8, 11, 29, 34, 51
Rascal ......................................................34 Sense and Sensibility........................16, 17 Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes ..........26, 51
Rebecca ..................................................16 Separate Peace, A ..................................16 Step from Heaven, A ..............................18
Red Badge of Courage, The..............8, 16 Series of Unfortunate Events, A Stinker from Space..................................42
Red Cap ..................................................34 Stone Fox ......................................8, 11, 42
Red Kayak ........................................24, 51 The Bad Beginning ..................31, 34 Stone Soup ..............................................44
Red Pony, The ..........................................24 The Miserable Mill ..................31, 34 Stonewall ................................................26
Red Scarf Girl............................24, 25, 27 The Reptile Room ....................31, 34 Stories Julian Tells, The ....................42, 43
Redwall ....................................................24 The Wide Window ..................31, 34 Stormbreaker ................................8, 11, 26
Rescue Josh McGuire ............................34 Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind ....23, 24 Story of Ferdinand, The ............44, 45, 47
Return of the Indian, The ........................34 Shades of Gray ......................................34 Story of Jumping Mouse, The ................44
Ribsy ........................................................40 Shadow of a Bull ....................................24 Stranded ..........................................34, 35
Riddle of Penncroft Farm, The ................24 Shakespeare Stealer, The ......................34 Stranger, The............................................18
Riding Freedom ................................11, 40 Shane ......................................................18 Streams to the River, River to the Sea....26
Rifles for Watie ........................................24 Shiloh......................................8, 11, 34, 51 Streetcar Named Desire, A ....................18
Rip Van Winkle Shiloh Season..........................................34 Strega Nona ....................................45, 46
Shiva’s Fire ..............................................24 Strider ......................................................34
and Other Stories ..............8, 10, 24 Siddhartha ..............................................18 Stuart Little ........................................41, 42
River, The..................................................24 Sideways Stories From Sula ..........................................................18
Road, The ................................................16 Wayside School ..........8, 11, 40, 50 Summer of Fear ......................................26
Road to Memphis, The............................34 Sign of the Beaver, The ........8, 11, 24, 25 Summer of My German Soldier ............26
Roll of Thunder, Silent to the Bone ........................8, 11, 24 Summer of the Monkeys ......8, 11, 34, 37
Silver ........................................................40 Summer of the Swans, The ..8, 11, 34, 35
Hear My Cry ................8, 11, 31, 34 Silvestre y la piedrecita mágica ............46 Sun Also Rises, The..................................18
Romeo and Juliet..........................8, 16, 17 Sing Down the Moon ......................33, 34 Superfudge ......................................42, 43
Romiette and Julio ............................23, 24 Single Shard, A ......................................34 Surviving the Applewhites ....8, 11, 26, 51
Rosencrantz & Skin I’m In, The ........................................24 Swallowing Stones ..........................26, 51
Skinnybones......................................40, 41 Swimmy....................................................46
Guildenstern are Dead ..........16, 52 Skylark ....................................................40 Sylvester and the Magic Pebble ....45, 46
Ruby Holler ............................8, 11, 34, 50 Slake’s Limbo....................................33, 34
Rules ..............................................8, 11, 34 Slam!..................................................15, 18 T
Rules of the Road ..................8, 11, 24, 27 Slaughterhouse-Five ..........................17, 18 Taking Sides ................................8, 25, 26
Rumble Fish ..............................................16 Slave Dancer, The ..................................24 Tale of Despereaux, The ......8, 11, 34, 50
Runaway Bunny, The ..............................44 Small Steps: Tale of Two Cities, A ....................8, 17, 18
Runaway Ralph ......................................40 The Year I Got Polio ........34, 35, 37
Running Out of Time ........................24, 25 Snow Bound ....................................24, 27

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Sadako and the Thousand

Paper Cranes ................8, 11, 39, 40

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Tales of a Fourth Twenty-One Balloons, The ..............25, 26 Which Way Freedom? ..........................36
Grade Nothing ............8, 11, 42, 43 Twenty-Thousand Leagues Whipping Boy, The ......................8, 11, 42
White Fang ..............................................26
Tales of Oliver Pig ..................................46 Under the Sea ........................26, 27 White Mountains, The ............................36
Taming of the Shrew, The ................17, 18 Twilight ..............................................15, 18 White Star:
Tangerine ..............................8, 11, 23, 26
Taste of Blackberries, A..........................42 U A Dog on the Titanic ..........8, 11, 42
Teacher’s Funeral, The ....................34, 37 Uglies ......................................................26 Who Really Killed Cock Robin? ............36
Tears of a Tiger ............................8, 11, 26 Ugly Duckling, The ..........................46, 47 Who’s That Stepping
Tempest, The ......................................17, 18 Un bolsillo para Corduroy ....................46
Tenth Good Thing Un puente hacia Terabithia....................46 on Plymouth Rock? ........................42
Una arruga en el tiempo........................46 Why Mosquitoes Buzz
About Barney, The..........................46 Uncle Tom’s Cabin ..................................18
Tess of the D’Urbervilles ........................18 Uncle Willie and the Soup Kitchen ......46 in People’s Ears ......................45, 46
Tex ............................................................18 Under the Blood-Red Sun ......................36 Widow’s Broom, The ..............................46
That Was Then, This Is Now ..................18 Unwind ....................................................18 Wind in the Willows, The ......................36
Their Eyes Were Watching God ..8, 18, 19 Upstairs Room, The ................................36 Wings ......................................................42
There’s a Bat in Bunk Five................34, 37 Winter Room, The ..................................36
There’s a Boy in the V Winterdance ....................................25, 26
Velveteen Rabbit, The ............................42 Wish Giver, The ......................................42
Girls’ Bathroom ........................11, 42 View from Saturday, The ......8, 11, 33, 36 Witch of Blackbird Pond, The ....8, 11, 26
There’s a Girl Voyage of the Frog, The ........................36 Witches, The ..........................8, 11, 41, 42
Witness ............................................23, 26
in My Hammerlock..................34, 37 W Wolf Rider ....................................8, 11, 26
There’s a Nightmare in My Closet ........46 Walk in the Woods, A ............................18 Wonder ........................................8, 21, 26
Thief Lord, The ..................................33, 34 Walk Two Moons ........................8, 11, 26 Woodsong ..............................................26
Things Fall Apart ..........................8, 18, 19 Wanderer, The ........................................36 Wright 3, The ........................8, 11, 33, 36
Things Not Seen ....................8, 11, 21, 26 WANTED…Mud Blossom ................41, 42 Wringer ............................................29, 36
Things They Carried, The ............8, 17, 18 War Comes to Willy Freeman ..............36 Wrinkle in Time, A ................8, 11, 25, 26
Thousand Splendid Suns, A ......13, 15, 18 War of the Worlds, The ......13, 15, 18, 19 Wuthering Heights............................18, 19
Three Musketeers, The ............................18 War with Grandpa, The ........................36
Through the Looking-Glass..............28, 33 Warriors Don’t Cry ..................23, 26, 27 Y
Thunder Cave ..........................................34 Watership Down......................................18 Yang the Youngest
Thunder Rolling in the Mountains ..........36 Watsons Go to
Tiger Eyes ................................................26 and His Terrible Ear ......................42
Tiger Rising, The................................11, 36 Birmingham, The ..........8, 11, 36, 51 Year Down Yonder, A ............................36
Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright ....................26 Wave, The ................................................18 Year of Impossible Goodbyes ........31, 36
Tikki Tikki Tembo ......................45, 46, 47 We Beat the Street ..................................18 Yearling, The............................................26
Time Machine, The ..........................13, 18 Weasel..............................................33, 36 Yellow Raft in Blue Water, A ..................18
Timothy of the Cay..................................26 Wednesday Wars, The ..........................26 Yolonda’s Genius ............................35, 36
To Kill a Mockingbird ......................18, 19 Weirdo, The ..............................23, 26, 27 Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze ............26
Touching Spirit Bear....................8, 25, 26 West Against the Wind ..........................26
Toughing It ..............................................26 Westing Game, The ..............8, 11, 26, 27 Z
Traitor: The Case of Benedict Arnold ....26 What’s the Big Idea, Ben Franklin? ......42 Z for Zachariah ................................23, 26
Transport 7-41-R ......................................26 When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit................36 Zlata’s Diary:
Travel Team ..................................8, 11, 36 When I Was Puerto Rican ..............18, 52
Treasure Island ......................8, 11, 25, 26 When My Name A Child’s Life in Sarajevo ..............26
Tree Grows in Brooklyn, A......................18
Trouble River............................................36 Was Keoko ......................25, 26, 52
Trouble with Tuck, The ............................42 When the Legends Die ..........................26
True Confessions of When You Reach Me ..........8, 11, 33, 36
When Zachary Beaver
Charlotte Doyle, The ....8, 11, 33, 36
Trumpet of the Swan, The ............8, 11, 42 Came to Town ................................26
Tuck Everlasting ............................8, 11, 36 Where the Lilies Bloom ..........................26
Tuck para siempre ..................................46 Where the Red
Tuesdays with Morrie........................17, 18
Tunes for Bears to Dance To............31, 36 Fern Grows ............8, 11, 26, 27, 51
Turn of the Screw, The ............................18 Where the Wild Things Are ............45, 46
Twelfth Night......................................17, 18 Where Was Patrick Henry
Twelve Angry Men ............................8, 18
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Thematic Index Incredible Journey, The ............22, 27, 51 Raisin in the Sun, A ......................8, 16, 19
Inkheart ................................8, 10, 22, 25 Sarny ........................................................32
Thematic Index of Literature Guides Sorted Into the Wild ............................................14 Sula ..........................................................18
Island of the Their Eyes Were Watching God ..8, 18, 19
by Topic Things Fall Apart ..........................8, 18, 19
Blue Dolphins ........8, 10, 30, 31, 33 Uncle Tom’s Cabin ..................................18
Acceptance/Fitting In Jason’s Gold ................................8, 10, 32 We Beat the Street ..................................18
Absolutely True Diary of a Julie of the Wolves ..................................22
Life of Pi..................................8, 14, 15, 52 Asian
Part-Time Indian, The ......7, 9, 20, 23 Lightning Thief, The................8, 10, 31, 32 Children of the River ........................20, 23
Bless the Beasts & Children ............20, 21 Lord of the Flies ..................................8, 16 Chinese Cinderella ..................20, 25, 27
Body of Christopher Creed, The ............12 My Side of the Mountain ....8, 10, 24, 25 Clay Marble, The ............................28, 35
Chocolate War, The ........................12, 52 Odyssey, The ......................................8, 16 Dragon’s Gate ........................................22
Crash ........................................7, 9, 28, 29 Old Man and the Sea, The ............16, 19 Dragonwings ..........................................22
Curious Incident of the Dog Peace Like a River ............................15, 16 Farewell to Manzanar ............7, 9, 22, 23
Pedro’s Journal....................................8, 40 Funny Little Woman, The ........................44
in the Night-Time, The ..7, 12, 15, 52 Rescue Josh McGuire ............................34 Good Earth, The ..............................13, 14
Daphne’s Book ................................29, 30 River, The..................................................24 Grain of Rice, A ..............................38, 39
Diary of a Wimpy Kid ............7, 9, 29, 30 Sea Wolf, The..........................................24 Homeless Bird ..................................30, 31
Flipped....................................7, 10, 21, 22 Sing Down the Moon ......................33, 34 In the Year of the Boar
Freak the Mighty......7, 10, 21, 22, 23, 51 Snow Bound ....................................24, 27
Harriet the Spy ................................29, 30 Thief Lord, The ..................................33, 34 and Jackie Robinson ......................30
Heart is a Lonely Hunter, The ................14 Through the Looking-Glass..............28, 33 Jar of Dreams, A......................................32
How to Eat Fried Worms ................29, 30 Thunder Cave ..........................................34 Joy Luck Club, The ............................13, 14
Hundred Dresses, The......................29, 30 Timothy of the Cay..................................26 Kira-Kira......................................31, 32, 35
Izzy, Willy-Nilly ......................................22 Touching Spirit Bear....................8, 25, 26 Kite Rider, The ........................................32
Janitor’s Boy, The ....................................40 Treasure Island ......................8, 11, 25, 26 Life of Pi..................................8, 14, 15, 52
Loser ..............................8, 10, 29, 32, 50 True Confessions of Red Scarf Girl............................24, 25, 27
Metamorphosis, The................................16 Sadako and the Thousand
Misfits, The ..............................................24 Charlotte Doyle, The ....8, 11, 33, 36
Music of Dolphins, The................8, 10, 40 Twenty-Thousand Leagues Paper Cranes ................8, 11, 39, 40
Olive’s Ocean ........................................32 Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind ....23, 24
Outsiders, The ..........8, 10, 21, 24, 27, 52 Under the Sea ........................26, 27 Shiva’s Fire ..............................................24
Rules ..............................................8, 11, 34 Walk in the Woods, A ............................18 Siddhartha ..............................................18
Schooled ........................8, 11, 21, 23, 24 Wanderer, The ........................................36 So Far from the Bamboo Grove ....23, 24
Skin I’m In, The ........................................24 White Fang ..............................................26 Step from Heaven, A ..............................18
Stargirl ............................8, 11, 29, 34, 51 White Star: When My Name
Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes ..........26, 51
Things Not Seen ....................8, 11, 21, 26 A Dog on the Titanic ..........8, 11, 42 Was Keoko ......................25, 26, 52
Tiger Rising, The................................11, 36 Winterdance ....................................25, 26 Yang the Youngest
Wave, The ................................................18
Wonder ........................................8, 21, 26 African & African-American and His Terrible Ear ......................42
Wringer ............................................29, 36 Amos Fortune, Free Man........................28 Year of Impossible Goodbyes ........31, 36
Autobiography Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze ............26
Adventure/Survival
Adam of the Road ..................................28 of Miss Jane Pittman, The ..............12 Biography/Memoir
Alice’s Adventures Bronx Masquerade ................................12 Amos Fortune, Free Man........................28
Color of Water, The ..................12, 13, 52 Angela’s Ashes ............................7, 12, 17
in Wonderland....................9, 28, 33 Color Purple, The ....................................12 Anne Frank: The Diary
Big Wander, The ....................................28 Copper Sun..............................................12
Brian’s Return ..........................................20 Cry, the Beloved Country ................12, 15 of a Young Girl ........7, 9, 20, 23, 27
Brian’s Winter..........................................20 Gathering of Old Men, A ..................7, 14 Bad Boy: A Memoir ........................20, 23
Call It Courage ................................20, 25 Glory Field, The ..............................22, 25 Black Boy ..................................12, 15, 52
Call of the Wild, The ..............7, 9, 20, 25 I Know Why Black Like Me ....................20, 23, 27, 52
Cay, The ..................................7, 9, 20, 25 Cage, The............................20, 25, 27, 51
Downriver ................................................12 the Caged Bird Sings ..............14, 15 Chinese Cinderella ..................20, 25, 27
George Washington’s Socks ................38 Journey to Jo’burg............................39, 40 Chocolate by Hershey: A Story
Gregor the Overlander ..........................30 Kaffir Boy ..........................................14, 15
Gulliver’s Travels......................................14 Lesson Before Dying, A ....................14, 17 About Milton S. Hershey ..............38
Hatchet ..................................7, 10, 22, 25 Malcolm X: Circuit, The ..............................................20
Haymeadow, The....................................22 Click! A Story About
By Any Means Necessary ............16
Nightjohn ................................................32 George Eastman ....................28, 37

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Color of Water, The ..................12, 13, 52 Brave New World ..............12, 13, 17, 52 Uncle Tom’s Cabin ..................................18
Death Be Not Proud................................12 Canterbury Tales, The ......................12, 19 War of the Worlds, The ......13, 15, 18, 19
Kaffir Boy ..........................................14, 15 Catcher in the Rye, The ................7, 12, 19 Wuthering Heights............................18, 19
Lincoln: A Photobiography ....................22 Christmas Carol, A ..........................20, 27
Malcolm X: Count of Monte Cristo, The ............12, 17 Death/Loss/Coping
Crime and Punishment......................12, 17 As I Lay Dying..........................................12
By Any Means Necessary ............16 David Copperfield ..................................12 Body of Christopher Creed, The ............12
Marley & Me: Life and Love with the Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde ..................12, 17 Death Be Not Proud................................12
Dracula ..............................................12, 17 Don’t You Dare Read This,
World’s Worst Dog ..........15, 16, 17 Edgar Allan Poe:
Marley: A Dog Like No Other ..8, 10, 32 Mrs. Dunphrey ......................7, 9, 20
Maus I: A Collection of Stories ............14, 19 Driver’s Ed ........................................22, 51
Fahrenheit 451 ............................7, 14, 52 Each Little Bird That Sings ......................30
My Father Bleeds History ......15, 16 Farewell to Arms, A ..........................14, 19 Everything on a Waffle ..........................30
Mr. Blue Jeans: Fellowship of the Ring, The ..............14, 15 Fever 1793......................7, 10, 30, 31, 35
Frankenstein ........................................7, 14 Five People You Meet
A Story About Levi Strauss ............32 Grapes of Wrath, The ..................7, 14, 17
Night ....................................................8, 16 Great Expectations ..........................14, 17 in Heaven, The................................14
October Sky......................................16, 17 Great Gatsby, The ........................7, 14, 17 Forged By Fire ......................7, 10, 22, 25
Oh, the Places He Went: Gulliver’s Travels......................................14 Kira-Kira......................................31, 32, 35
Hobbit, The ............................7, 10, 22, 25 Life of Pi..................................8, 14, 15, 52
A Story About Dr. Seuss ................40 Hound of the Baskervilles, The ..............14 Miracle’s Boys ........................................24
Persepolis: Hunchback of Notre Dame, The............14 Nory Ryan’s Song............................32, 51
Invisible Man ....................................14, 15 Oliver Twist ..............................................16
The Story of a Childhood........15, 16 Jane Eyre ..........................................14, 17 Olive’s Ocean ........................................32
Pocketful of Goobers: A Story About Jungle, The ........................................14, 17 Ordinary People ..............................16, 52
Les Misérables ..................................14, 17 Peace Like a River ............................15, 16
George Washington Carver ........34 Lord of the Flies ..................................8, 16 Phoenix Rising ........................................24
Rachel Carson: Madame Bovary ....................................16 Pictures of Hollis Woods ......8, 10, 34, 51
Native Son ........................................16, 17 Red Kayak ........................................24, 51
Pioneer of Ecology ..................34, 37 Of Mice and Men ..............................8, 16 Secret Life of Bees, The ........8, 15, 16, 52
Red Scarf Girl............................24, 25, 27 Old Man and the Sea, The ............16, 19 Swallowing Stones ..........................26, 51
Small Steps: Oliver Twist ..............................................16 Tuesdays with Morrie........................17, 18
Our Town ..........................................16, 19
The Year I Got Polio ........34, 35, 37 Picture of Dorian Gray, The ............16, 19 Dystopian Society
Tuesdays with Morrie........................17, 18 Portrait of the Artist 1984 ......................................8, 13, 16, 17
Walk in the Woods, A ............................18 Alas, Babylon ..........................................12
Warriors Don’t Cry ..................23, 26, 27 as a Young Man, A ........................16 Among the Hidden ........................7, 9, 20
We Beat the Street ..................................18 Pride and Prejudice......................8, 16, 19 Animal Farm..................................7, 12, 13
When I Was Puerto Rican ..............18, 52 Prince and the Pauper, The ....................24 Brave New World ..............12, 13, 17, 52
Winterdance ....................................25, 26 Pygmalion..........................................16, 19 Catching Fire ..................................7, 9, 20
Zlata’s Diary: Raisin in the Sun, A ......................8, 16, 19 Ender’s Game ....................10, 22, 23, 27
Red Badge of Courage, The..............8, 16 Fahrenheit 451 ............................7, 14, 52
A Child’s Life in Sarajevo ..............26 Rip Van Winkle Gathering Blue ............................7, 10, 22
Giver, The......................................7, 10, 22
Civil War and Other Stories ..............8, 10, 24 Handmaid’s Tale, The ..............13, 14, 52
Across Five Aprils ..........................7, 9, 20 Scarlet Letter, The..............................16, 19 House of the Scorpion, The....................14
April Morning..........................................20 Scarlet Pimpernel, The......................16, 19 Hunger Games, The..................10, 22, 27
Bull Run ....................................................28 Sense and Sensibility........................16, 17 Messenger ..............................................24
Cold Mountain ........................................12 Slaughterhouse-Five ..........................17, 18 Time Machine, The ..........................13, 18
Red Badge of Courage, The..............8, 16 Streetcar Named Desire, A ....................18 Uglies ......................................................26
Red Cap ..................................................34 Sun Also Rises, The..................................18 Unwind ....................................................18
Rifles for Watie ........................................24 Tale of Two Cities, A ....................8, 17, 18
Shades of Gray ......................................34 Their Eyes Were Watching God ..8, 18, 19 Environment & Science
Soldier‘s Heart ........................................24 Things Fall Apart ..........................8, 18, 19 Abel’s Island............................................28
Which Way Freedom? ..........................36 Things They Carried, The ............8, 17, 18 Brian’s Return ..........................................20
Three Musketeers, The ............................18 Brian’s Winter..........................................20
Classics Time Machine, The ..........................13, 18 Code Orange ................................7, 9, 20
1984 ......................................8, 13, 16, 17 To Kill a Mockingbird ......................18, 19
Adventures of

Huckleberry Finn, The ........7, 12, 17
Adventures of

Tom Sawyer, The ............7, 9, 20, 25
Animal Farm ..................................7, 12, 13
Awakening, The ......................................12
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Ender’s Game ....................10, 22, 23, 27 Mrs. Frisby and the Night ....................................................8, 16
Flush ..............................................7, 22, 23 Rats of NIMH ..........................24, 25 Number the Stars ..................8, 10, 31, 32
Hatchet ..................................7, 10, 22, 25 Upstairs Room, The ................................36
Hiroshima ................................................14 Mystery of the Cupboard, The ..............32 When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit................36
Hoot ......................................8, 10, 22, 23 Peter Pan ......................................8, 10, 24
Into the Wild ............................................14 Phantom Tollbooth, The........8, 10, 33, 34 Mystery
Life As We Knew It..................................22 Poppy ....................................8, 10, 33, 34 And Then There Were None ............9, 20
Missing ‘Gator Prince Caspian ......................8, 10, 31, 34 Bodies in the Bessledorf Hotel, The ......28
Princess Bride, The ..........................16, 52 Body of Christopher Creed, The ............12
of Gumbo Limbo, The ............32, 37 Rabbit Hill ................................................34 Bunnicula ................................................28
My Side of the Mountain ....8, 10, 24, 25 Return of the Indian, The ........................34 Chasing Vermeer ....................7, 9, 28, 37
October Sky......................................16, 17 Secret of the Indian, The ........................34 Deathwatch ......................................20, 27
River, The..................................................24 Stuart Little ........................................41, 42 Dew Drop Dead ..............................30, 37
Road, The ................................................16 Sylvester and the Magic Pebble ....45, 46 Egypt Game, The ..................7, 10, 30, 37
Snow Bound ....................................24, 27 Thief Lord, The ..................................33, 34 Encyclopedia Brown:
Tangerine ..............................8, 11, 23, 26 Through the Looking-Glass..............28, 33
Walk in the Woods, A ............................18 Twenty-One Balloons, The ..............25, 26 Boy Detective ..........................38, 41
Weirdo, The ..............................23, 26, 27 Velveteen Rabbit, The ............................42 Face on the Milk Carton, The ............7, 22
Winterdance ....................................25, 26 Watership Down......................................18 Flush ..............................................7, 22, 23
Z for Zachariah ................................23, 26 Wind in the Willows, The ......................36 Found ......................................................30
Wrinkle in Time, A ................8, 11, 25, 26 From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil
Fantasy
Alice’s Adventures Hispanic E. Frankweiler ..............7, 10, 30, 37
Baseball in April and Other Stories ......28 Harriet the Spy ................................29, 30
in Wonderland....................9, 28, 33 Becoming Naomi León ..........................28 Holes ............................................7, 10, 22
BFG, The ..................................7, 9, 38, 41 Before We Were Free ............................20 Hoot ......................................8, 10, 22, 23
Book of Three, The ..........................28, 33 Bless Me, Ultima ..........................7, 12, 13 Hound of the Baskervilles, The ..............14
Castle in the Attic, The ................7, 28, 33 Buried Onions..........................7, 9, 20, 23 House of Dies Drear, The ....8, 10, 22, 27
Coraline....................................7, 9, 28, 31 Chronicle of a Death Foretold................12 I Know What You Did
Dinosaurs Before Dark ..........................44 Circuit, The ..............................................20
Ear, the Eye, and the Arm, The ......22, 25 Crossing, The ..........................................20 Last Summer ............................22, 27
Eragon ..............................................22, 27 Esperanza Rising ............................7, 9, 22 Invention of
Fairy Rebel, The ......................................38 House on Mango Street, The ............8, 14
Fantastic Mr. Fox ....................................38 How the García Girls Hugo Cabret, The ........8, 10, 30, 31
Fellowship of the Ring, The ..............14, 15 Killing Mr. Griffin..................8, 10, 22, 27
Forgotten Door, The ................................30 Lost Their Accents ............13, 14, 52 Magician’s
Gregor the Overlander ..........................30 Like Water for Chocolate ................13, 14
Harry Potter and the Living Up the Street ................................22 Elephant, The ........8, 10, 40, 41, 50
Lupita Mañana ................................31, 32 Man Who Was Poe, The........................24
Chamber of Secrets ................30, 35 Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida ..................24 Miss Nelson Is Back ........................44, 45
Harry Potter and the Shadow of a Bull ....................................24 Miss Nelson Is Missing....................44, 45
Taking Sides ................................8, 25, 26 Missing ’Gator
Prisoner of Azkaban ..............30, 35 When I Was Puerto Rican ..............18, 52
Harry Potter and the of Gumbo Limbo, The ............32, 37
Holocaust Murder on the Orient Express................16
Sorcerer’s Stone ......................30, 35 Anne Frank: The Diary Nate the Great and the Sticky Case ....44
Hobbit, The ............................7, 10, 22, 25 Riddle of Penncroft Farm, The ................24
Indian in the Cupboard, The ......8, 10, 30 of a Young Girl ........7, 9, 20, 23, 27 Silent to the Bone ........................8, 11, 24
Inkheart ................................8, 10, 22, 25 Book Thief, The ......................7, 12, 15, 51 Something Upstairs ..........................34, 37
James and the Giant Peach ........8, 10, 38 Boy in the Striped WANTED…Mud Blossom ................41, 42
Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher..32, 33 Westing Game, The ..............8, 11, 26, 27
Jumanji ..............................................40, 41 Pajamas, The ............7, 9, 20, 27, 51 When You Reach Me ..........8, 11, 33, 36
Knight at Dawn, The ..............................44 Boy Who Dared, The..............................20 Who Really Killed Cock Robin? ............36
Lightning Thief, The................8, 10, 31, 32 Cage, The............................20, 25, 27, 51 Wolf Rider ....................................8, 11, 26
Lion, the Witch and Daniel’s Story ..........................................20 Wright 3, The ........................8, 11, 33, 36
Devil’s Arithmetic, The ....................7, 9, 30
the Wardrobe, The ............8, 10, 40 Friedrich ..................................................30 Native-American
Magician’s Nephew, The................32, 33 Maus I: Absolutely True Diary of a
Martian Chronicles, The ..................13, 16
Midnight Horse, The ..............................32 My Father Bleeds History ......15, 16 Part-Time Indian, The ......7, 9, 20, 23
Miraculous Journey of Milkweed ................................................24 Animal Dreams ........................................12
Bearstone ................................................28
Edward Tulane, The ....8, 10, 40, 50 Canyons ..................................................20

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I Heard the Owl Call My Name ..........22 Bluest Eye, The ........................................12 Taking Sides ................................8, 25, 26
Ishi, Last of His Tribe................................14 Elijah of Buxton ......................................30 Travel Team ..................................8, 11, 36
Island of the Fences ......................................................14
Gathering of Old Men, A ..................7, 14 Titles in the Movies
Blue Dolphins ........8, 10, 30, 31, 33 Invisible Man ....................................14, 15 All the Pretty Horses ................................12
Last of the Mohicans, The ......................14 Kaffir Boy ..........................................14, 15 Angela’s Ashes ............................7, 12, 17
Legend of the Bluebonnet, The ......44, 47 Lesson Before Dying, A ....................14, 17 Animal Farm..................................7, 12, 13
Light in the Forest, The ............................22 Let the Circle Be Unbroken ..............31, 32 Anne of Green Gables ..........................20
Mud Pony, The ................................44, 45 Malcolm X: As I Lay Dying ..................................12, 15
Racing the Sun ........................................34 Babe: The Gallant Pig ............................28
Sign of the Beaver, The ........8, 11, 24, 25 By Any Means Necessary ............16 Beezus and Ramona ..........38, 39, 41, 43
Sing Down the Moon ......................33, 34 Maniac Magee ....................8, 10, 31, 32 Beowulf..........................................7, 12, 19
Thunder Cave ..........................................34 Native Son ........................................16, 17 BFG, The ..................................7, 9, 38, 41
Touching Spirit Bear....................8, 25, 26 One Crazy Summer................................32 Black Beauty ....................................20, 27
When the Legends Die ..........................26 Raisin in the Sun, A ......................8, 16, 19 Black Stallion, The ..................................28
Yellow Raft in Blue Water, A ..................18 Road to Memphis, The............................34 Book Thief, The ......................7, 12, 15, 51
Roll of Thunder, Borrowers, The ................................28, 33
Pets Boy in the Striped
Babe: The Gallant Pig ............................28 Hear My Cry ................8, 11, 31, 34
Beauty ......................................................38 Secret Life of Bees, The ........8, 15, 16, 52 Pajamas, The ............7, 9, 20, 27, 51
Because of Winn-Dixie ..................7, 9, 28 Skin I’m In, The ........................................24 Bridge to Terabithia........................7, 9, 28
Big Red ....................................................20 Snow Falling on Cedars ........................18 Call of the Wild, The ..............7, 9, 20, 25
Bigger ......................................................28 Song of Solomon ....................................18 Catching Fire ..................................7, 9, 20
Black Beauty ....................................20, 27 To Kill a Mockingbird ......................18, 19 Charlie and the
Brighty of the Grand Canyon ................28 Tunes for Bears to Dance To............31, 36
Bristle Face ..............................................28 Uncle Tom’s Cabin ..................................18 Chocolate Factory ..........7, 9, 38, 41
Bunnicula ................................................28 Warriors Don’t Cry ..................23, 26, 27 Charlotte’s Web ............................7, 9, 38
Charlotte’s Web ............................7, 9, 38 Watsons Go to Cheaper by the Dozen....................20, 27
Gentle Ben ..............................................30 Christmas Carol, A ..........................20, 27
I, Houdini: Birmingham, The ..........8, 11, 36, 51 City of Ember, The ..........................7, 9, 28
Witness ............................................23, 26 Cloudy with a Chance
Autobiography of a Hamster ......30
Incredible Journey, The ............22, 27, 51 Religion & Beliefs of Meatballs ............................44, 45
Jim Ugly ..................................................32 Alchemist, The ..........................................12 Cold Mountain ........................................12
Marley & Me: Life and Love with the Breadwinner, The ....................................20 Color Purple, The ....................................12
Chosen, The ......................................12, 15 Coraline....................................7, 9, 28, 31
World’s Worst Dog ..........15, 16, 17 Crucible, The........................................7, 12 Crucible, The........................................7, 12
Marley: A Dog Like No Other ..8, 10, 32 Five People You Meet Devil’s Arithmetic, The ....................7, 9, 30
Misty of Chincoteague ..........................32 Diary of a Wimpy Kid ............7, 9, 29, 30
Mr. Popper’s Penguins ....................10, 32 in Heaven, The................................14 Dracula ..............................................12, 17
Old Yeller ................................................32 Kite Runner, The............................8, 14, 15 Ella Enchanted..................................30, 31
Rascal ......................................................34 Life of Pi..................................8, 14, 15, 52 Ender’s Game ....................10, 22, 23, 27
Ribsy ........................................................40 Like Water for Chocolate ................13, 14 Eragon ..............................................22, 27
Shiloh......................................8, 11, 34, 51 Persepolis: The Story Fellowship of the Ring, The ..............14, 15
Shiloh Season..........................................34 Five People You Meet
Silver ........................................................40 of a Childhood ........................15, 16
Sounder ..............................................8, 26 Poisonwood Bible, The ....................15, 16 in Heaven, The................................14
Stone Fox ......................................8, 11, 42 Scarlet Letter, The..............................16, 19 Flowers for Algernon ..................7, 10, 22
Where the Red Thousand Splendid Suns, A ......13, 15, 18 Frankenstein ........................................7, 14
Freaky Friday ....................................38, 41
Fern Grows ............8, 11, 26, 27, 51 Sports Giver, The ..............................7, 10, 22, 27
White Star: Baseball in April and Other Stories ......28 Great Expectations ..........................14, 17
Bat 6 ........................................................28 Great Gatsby, The ........................7, 14, 17
A Dog on the Titanic ..........8, 11, 42 Contender, The ........................7, 9, 20, 25 Harriet the Spy ................................29, 30
Yearling, The............................................26 Crazy Horse Electric Game, The....28, 35 Harry Potter and the
Heat ..............................................7, 10, 30
Racism In the Year of the Boar Chamber of Secrets ................30, 35
Adventures of Harry Potter and the
and Jackie Robinson ......................30
Huckleberry Finn, The ........7, 12, 17 Ironman ............................................14, 52 Prisoner of Azkaban ..............30, 35
Black Boy ..................................12, 15, 52 Moves Make the Man, The ............24, 25 Harry Potter and the
Black Like Me ....................20, 23, 27, 52 Slam!..................................................15, 18
Sorcerer’s Stone ......................30, 35

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Hobbit, The ............................7, 10, 22, 25 Of Mice and Men ..............................8, 16 Twilight ..............................................15, 18
Holes ............................................7, 10, 22 Old Yeller ................................................32 Walk in the Woods, A ............................18
How to Eat Fried Worms ................29, 30 Oliver Twist ..............................................16 War of the Worlds, The ......13, 15, 18, 19
Hunger Games, The..................10, 22, 27 One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest........16 Where the Red
I Know What You Did Ordinary People ..............................16, 52
Outsiders, The ..........8, 10, 21, 24, 27, 52 Fern Grows ............8, 11, 26, 27, 51
Last Summer ............................22, 27 Peter Pan ......................................8, 10, 24 Where the Wild Things Are ............45, 46
In Cold Blood ..........................................14 Picture of Dorian Gray, The ............16, 19 White Fang ..............................................26
Incredible Journey, The ............22, 27, 51 Pippi Longstocking ..........................40, 41 Witches, The ................................8, 11, 42
Indian in the Cupboard, The ......8, 10, 30 Polar Express, The............................44, 45
Inkheart ................................8, 10, 22, 25 Pride and Prejudice......................8, 16, 19 World War II
Into the Wild ............................................14 Prince Caspian ......................8, 10, 31, 34 Alan and Naomi ....................................28
Invention of Princess Bride, The ..........................16, 52 Anne Frank: The Diary
Pygmalion..........................................16, 19
Hugo Cabret, The ........8, 10, 30, 31 Road, The ................................................16 of a Young Girl ........7, 9, 20, 23, 27
James and the Giant Peach ........8, 10, 38 Scarlet Letter, The..............................16, 19 Book Thief, The ......................7, 12, 15, 51
Jumanji ..............................................40, 41 Secret Garden, The ..........................11, 34 Boy in the Striped
Kite Runner, The............................8, 14, 15 Secret Life of Bees, The ........8, 15, 16, 52
Last of the Mohicans, The ......................14 Sense and Sensibility........................16, 17 Pajamas, The ............7, 9, 20, 27, 51
Legend of the Bluebonnet, The ......44, 47 Series of Unfortunate Events, A ......31, 34 Boy Who Dared, The..............................20
Les Misérables............................14, 15, 17 Shiloh......................................8, 11, 34, 51 Cage, The............................20, 25, 27, 51
Life of Pi..................................8, 14, 15, 52 Something Wicked Catch-22 ..................................................12
Lightning Thief, The................8, 10, 31, 32 Daniel’s Story ..........................................20
Like Water for Chocolate ................13, 14 This Way Comes ............................18 Devil’s Arithmetic, The ....................7, 9, 30
Lion, the Witch and Speak ..................................................8, 18 Farewell to Manzanar ............7, 9, 22, 23
Streetcar Named Desire, A ....................18 Friedrich ..................................................30
the Wardrobe, The ......8, 10, 40, 41 Stuart Little ........................................41, 42 Hiroshima ................................................14
Little Women ....................................22, 27 Tale of Despereaux, The ......8, 11, 34, 50 Lily’s Crossing ..................................32, 51
Lord of the Flies ..................................8, 16 Their Eyes Were Watching God ..8, 18, 19 Maus I:
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Marley & Me: Life and Love with the Time Machine, The ..........................13, 18 My Father Bleeds History ......15, 16
To Kill a Mockingbird ......................18, 19 Milkweed ................................................24
World’s Worst Dog ..........15, 16, 17 Treasure Island ......................8, 11, 25, 26 Night ....................................................8, 16
Matilda..............................................40, 41 Tuesdays with Morrie........................17, 18 Number the Stars ..................8, 10, 31, 32
Miracle Worker, The ........................10, 24 Twenty-Thousand Leagues Separate Peace, A ..................................16
Mr. Popper’s Penguins ....................10, 32 Summer of My German Soldier ............26
Mrs. Frisby and the Under the Sea ........................26, 27 Under the Blood-Red Sun ......................36
Upstairs Room, The ................................36
Rats of NIMH ..........................24, 25 When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit................36
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