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Audience: 7th Grade - 8th Grade
Tom isn't someone who takes a lot of risks. He's fascinated with Courtney, a girl in his class, and every day, he imagines a new way he could save her life through a secret superhero power. He doesn't actually talk with her, though. When Jessica joins his class, everything changes. Severe burns have altered her appearance, and Tom doesn't know how to handle his own reaction to her and the reactions of his classmates. When Tom is asked to bring homework to Jessica, he doesn't expect what he discovers when he starts to talk with her. Can Tom get over his reluctance to take risks and take a stand for Jessica?
Date read: 3/25/2010
Audience: 6th Grade - 8th Grade
A young boy whose village has always feared the mountain barbarians finds himself among those he has always feared. Now he must ask himself the age-old question, 'Where do I belong?'
Date read: 10/29/2009
Audience: Preschool - 3rd Grade
While Rex, the movie star dog, was filming a movie inside an airplane, he fell out and landed right in the middle of a plot to burn down the city! Read along and see how Rex, (now know as Dewey)and his new owner Shane, help the Dogpatch Firefighters discover the identity of the person behind all these fires. This is a really hot adventure story based on the live-action movie FIREHOUSE DOG!
Similar books: Batman: Green Gotham by Scott Ciencin;
Fluffy the Firefighter by Kate McMullan
Date read: 7/27/2009
Audience: K - 3rd Grade
Sang-hee's village is next to a mountain: the first hump in a range of mountains. Every night, his father walks to the top of the mountain and lights a fire so big it can be seen on the next hump. These fires are lit on each hump until the last fire can be seen by the king from his palace. When the king sees the fire, he knows all is well in his kingdom. But one night after his father walks up the mountain, Sang-hee doesn't see the fire. What happened to his father? How will the king know that all is well? What can Sang-hee do to help?
Date read: 7/6/2009
Audience: 4th Grade - 7th Grade
Lila wants to follow in her father's footsteps, and be a firework-maker. She has been his assistant for years, and thinks she is ready. She sets out for the mountains to be tested by the Fire Fiend. She doesn't know about the 3 gifts, or the special protection, she needs to survive the flames. How will she survive? Will her friends, Chulah and the King's white elephant, arrive in time? Will she be able to save her father? Read this book to find out.
Date read: 3/27/2009
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