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Clayton Byrd goes underground
(Williams-Garcia, Rita )
Recommended for Grades 3-7. Feeling most alive when he's playing the blues with his grandfather, Clayton is devastated when his grandfather dies and his mother forbids him from playing music, losses that compel him to run away and join bluesmen on the road.
Genre(s):
Blues (Music) -- Juvenile fiction
Grandparent and child -- Juvenile fiction
Grandfathers Death -- Juvenile fiction
Bereavement -- Juvenile fiction

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166 p

Kit Level: Kids

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First rule of punk, The
(Perez, Celia C. )
Recommended for Grades 4-7. Twelve-year-old Maria Luisa O'Neill-Morales (who really prefers to be called Malu) reluctantly moves with her Mexican-American mother to Chicago and starts seventh grade with a bang--violating the dress code with her punk rock aesthetic and spurning the middle school's most popular girl in favor of starting a band with a group of like-minded weirdos.
Genre(s):
Individuality -- Juvenile fiction
Mexican Americans -- Juvenile fiction
Punk rock music -- Juvenile fiction

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310 p

Kit Level: Kids

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Fish in a tree
(Hunt, Lynda Mullaly)
Recommended for Grades 6-8. "Ally's greatest fear is that everyone will find out she is as dumb as they think she is because she still doesn't know how to read"-- Provided by publisher.
Genre(s):
Dyslexic children -- Juvenile fiction
Reading -- Juvenile fiction
Children Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction
Schools -- Juvenile fiction

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274 p

Kit Level: Kids

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Samantha Spinner and the super-secret plans
(Ginns, Russell )
Recommended for Grades 4-6. Samantha's uncle mysteriously disappears, leaving behind extravagant gifts for her siblings and an old, rusty, red umbrella for Samantha that may contain clues to his whereabouts.
Genre(s):
Mystery fiction
Missing persons
Adventure stories

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232 p

Kit Level: Kids

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Stella by starlight
(Draper, Sharon M. )
Recommended for Grades 4-6. When a burning cross set by the Klan causes panic and fear in 1932 Bumblebee, North Carolina, fifth-grader Stella must face prejudice and find the strength to demand change in her segregated town.
Genre(s):
Prejudices -- Juvenile fiction
Segregation -- Juvenile fiction
Civil rights -- Juvenile fiction
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction
North Carolina History 20th century Juvenile fiction

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320 p

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