Pennsylvania Young Readers' Choice Award, 6-8

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    2020

    Sweep

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    Sweep : the story of a girl and her monster

    Auxier, Jonathan.

    In nineteenth-century England, after her father's disappearance Nan Sparrow, ten, works as a "climbing boy," aiding chimney sweeps, but when her most treasured possessions end up in a fireplace, she unwittingly creates a golem.

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    Insignificant Events In The Life Of A Cactus

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    Insignificant Events In The Life Of A Cactus

    Bowling, Dusti.

    "Aven Green loves to tell people that she lost her arms in an alligator wrestling match, or a wildfire in Tanzania, but the truth is she was born without them. And when her parents take a job running Stagecoach Pass, a rundown western theme park in Arizona, Aven moves with them across the country knowing that she'll have to answer the question over and over again. Her new life takes an unexpected turn when she bonds with Connor, a classmate who also feels isolated because of his own disability, and they discover a room at Stagecoach Pass that holds bigger secrets than Aven ever could have imagined. It's hard to solve a mystery, help a friend, and face your worst fears. But Aven's about to discover she can do it all . . . even without arms."--Provided by publisher.

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    Hello universe

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    Hello universe

    Kelly, Erin Entrada.

    The lives of four misfits are intertwined when a bully's prank lands shy Virgil at the bottom of a well and Valencia, Kaori, and Gen band together in an epic quest to find and rescue him.

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    Resistance

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    Resistance

    Nielsen, Jennifer A., author.

    In 1942 sixteen-year-old Chaya Lindner is a Jewish girl living in Nazi-occupied Poland, a courier who smuggles food and documents to the isolated Jewish ghettos in southern Poland, depending on her forged papers and "Aryan" features--but when a mission goes wrong and many of her colleagues are arrested she finds herself on a journey to Warsaw, where an uprising is in the works.

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    The Red Bandanna

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    The Red Bandanna

    Rinaldi, Tom.

    An adaptation of the biography of September 11 hero Welles Crowther that traces his faith-based outlook on life, position as a volunteer in his local fire department, and desire to join the FDNY, and how he sacrificed his life to save people trapped in the South Tower.

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    2019

    The worst class trip ever

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    The worst class trip ever

    Barry, Dave, author.

    When the eighth grade civics class of Miami's Culver Middle School goes on a trip to Washington, D.C., Wyatt Palmer finds himself in deep trouble before the plane even lands because his best friend Matt's decided the men sitting behind them are terrorists--and it's up to the boys to stop them.

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    The worst class trip ever

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    The worst class trip ever

    Barry, Dave, author.

    When the eighth grade civics class of Miami's Culver Middle School goes on a trip to Washington, D.C., Wyatt Palmer finds himself in deep trouble before the plane even lands because his best friend Matt's decided the men sitting behind them are terrorists--and it's up to the boys to stop them.

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    All rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook

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    All rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook

    Connor, Leslie, author.

    "Eleven-year-old Perry was born and raised by his mom at the Blue River Co-ed Correctional Facility in tiny Surprise, Nebraska. His mom is a resident on Cell Block C, and so far Warden Daugherty has made it possible for them to be together. That is, until a new district attorney discovers the truth--and Perry is removed from the facility and forced into a foster home. When Perry moves to the "outside" world, he feels trapped. Desperate to be reunited with his mom, Perry goes on a quest for answers about her past crime. As he gets closer to the truth, he will discover that love makes people resilient no matter where they come from .. but can he find a way to tell everyone what home truly means?". provided by Amazon.com.

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    Moo

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    Moo

    Creech, Sharon.

    "When Reena, her little brother, Luke, and their parents first move to Maine, Reena doesn't know what to expect. She's ready for beaches, blueberries, and all the lobster she can eat. Instead, her parents "volunteer" Reena and Luke to to work for an eccentric neighbor named Mrs. Falala, who has a pig named Paulie, a cat named China, a snake named Edna--and that stubborn cow, Zora"--Dust jacket.

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    Refugee

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    Refugee

    Gratz, Alan.

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    A tour de force from acclaimed author Alan Gratz (Prisoner B-3087), this timely and powerful novel tells the story of three different children seeking refuge. JOSEF is a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany. With the threat of concentration camps looming, he and his family board a ship bound for the other side of the world . . .ISABEL is a Cuban girl in 1994. With riots and unrest plaguing her country, she and her family set out on a raft, hoping to find safety in America . . .MAHMOUD is a Syrian boy in 2015. With his homeland torn apart by violence and destruction, he and his family begin a long trek toward Europe . . .All three kids go on harrowing journeys in search of refuge. All will face unimaginable dangers ? from drownings to bombings to betrayals. But there is always the hope of tomorrow. And although Josef, Isabel, and Mahmoud are separated by continents and decades, shocking connections will tie their stories together in the end.

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    Terror at Bottle Creek

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    Terror at Bottle Creek

    Key, Watt.

    "Thirteen-year-old Cort's father is a local expert on hunting and swamp lore in lower Alabama who has been teaching his son everything he knows. But when a deadly Gulf Coast hurricane makes landfall, Cort must unexpectedly put his all skills--and bravery--to the test"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Orphan train girl

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    Orphan train girl : the young readers' edition of Orphan train

    Kline, Christina Baker, 1964-, author.

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    Follow the story of a young girl in foster care who forms an unlikely bond with a ninety-one-year old orphan-train rider.

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    Restart

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    Restart

    Korman, Gordon, author.

    Chase does not remember falling off the roof; in fact, he does not remember anything about himself. When he gets back to middle school, he begins to learn who he was through the reactions of the other kids--trouble is, he really is not sure he likes the Chase that is being revealed. Can he take the opportunity amnesia has provided and restart his life?.

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    2018

    Soar

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    Soar

    Bauer, Joan, 1951-

    Moving to Hillcrest, Ohio, when his adoptive father accepts a temporary job, twelve-year-old Jeremiah, a heart transplant recipient, has sixty days to find a baseball team to coach.

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    Soar

    Soar

    Bauer, Joan, 1951-

    Moving to Hillcrest, Ohio, when his adoptive father accepts a temporary job, twelve-year-old Jeremiah, a heart transplant recipient, has sixty days to find a baseball team to coach.

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    Chasing secrets

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    Chasing secrets

    Choldenko, Gennifer, 1957-

    Thirteen-year-old Lizzie and her secret friend Noah, who is hiding in her house, plan to rescue Noah's father from the quarantined Chinatown, and save everyone they love from contracting the plague that is spreading in 1900 San Francisco.

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    House of secrets

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    House of secrets

    Columbus, Chris.

    Cordelia, Brendan, and Eleanor Walker, aged fifteen to eight, must rely on a mysterious book to face the Wind Witch and her father, the Storm King, who have kidnapped Dr. and Mrs. Walker and brought them to a strange world of magic.

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    The boys who challenged Hitler

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    The boys who challenged Hitler : Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club

    Hoose, Phillip M., 1947-, author.

    "The true story of a group of boy resistance fighters in Denmark after the Nazi invasion"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Bubonic panic

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    Bubonic panic : when plague invaded America

    Jarrow, Gail.

    "In March 1900, San Francisco's health department investigated a strange and horrible death in Chinatown. A man had died of bubonic plague, one of the world's deadliest diseases. But how could that be possible? 'Bubonic Panic' tells the true story of America's first plague epidemic--the public health doctors who desperately fought to end it, the political leaders who tried to keep it hidden, and the brave scientists who uncovered the plague's secrets."--Provided by publisher.

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    Slacker

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    Slacker

    Korman, Gordon, author.

    When eighth-grader Cameron Boxer creates the Positive Action Group at school he intends it as a diversion to fool his parents, teachers, and sister into letting him continue to concentrate on his video-gaming--but before he knows it other kids are taking it seriously, and soon he finds himself president of the P.A.G., and involved in community service, so the boy who never cared about anything is now the center of everything, whether he likes it or not.

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