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Shackleton's Stowaway
(Victoria McKernan)
Junior Fiction (317 pages) Recommended for Grades 6-9. This fictionalized account tells the adventures of eighteen-year-old Perce Blackborrow, who stowed away for the 1914 Shackleton Antarctic expedition. After their ship Endurance was crushed by ice, he endures many hardships, including the loss of toes and his left foot to frostbite, during the nearly two-year return journey home. [Kit added 09/2009]
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Single Shard, A
(Linda Sue Park)
Junior Fiction (148 pages) Recommended for Grades 5-8. Tree-ear, a thirteen-year-old orphan in Korea lives under a bridge in a potter's village and longs to learn how to throw the delicate celadon sword. [Kit added 09/2009]
Genre(s):
Fiction

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148 p

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Smile
(Raina Telgemeier)
Junior Fiction (213 pages, graphic novel) Recommended for Grades 5-8. From sixth grade through tenth, Raina copes with a variety of dental problems that affect her appearance and how she feels about herself. [Kit added 04/2011]
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213 p

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Something Beautiful
(Sharon Dennis Wyeth)
Juvenile Fiction. (29 pages) Recommended for Grades PreK-4. When she goes looking for "something beautiful" in her city neighborhood, a young girl finds beauty in many different forms. [Kit added 12/2015]
Genre(s):
Juvenile fiction

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29 p

Kit Level: Kids

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Stone Fox
(John Reynolds Gardiner)
Junior Fiction (85 pages) Recommended for Grades 3-5. Little Willie hopes to pay the back taxes on his grandfather's farm with the prize money from a dog sled race he enters. [Kit added 02/2011]
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Fiction

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85 p

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Stuart Little
(White, E. B. )
Juvenile fiction (131 pages) Recommended for Grades 2-5. The adventures of the debonair mouse Stuart Little as he sets out in the world to seek out his dearest friend, a little bird who stayed a few days in his family's garden [Kit added 11/2017]
Genre(s):
Fiction

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Swindle
(Gordan Korman)
Junior Fiction (252 pages) Recommended for Grades 3-6. After unscrupulous collector S. Wendell Palomino cons him out of a valuable baseball card, sixth-grader Griffin Bing puts together a band of misfits to break into Palomino's heavily guarded store and steal the card back, planning to use the money to finance his father's failing invention, the Smart Pick fruit picker. [Kit added 03/2011]
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