2014 Awards & Honors

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    "The president has been shot!"

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    "The president has been shot!" : the assassination of John F. Kennedy

    Swanson, James L., 1959-

    Recounts the 35th president's assassination and details key events while sharing informative back matter and archival photographs.

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    Doll bones

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    Doll bones

    Black, Holly.

    Zach, Alice, and Poppy, friends from a Pennsylvania middle school who have long enjoyed acting out imaginary adventures with dolls and action figures, embark on a real-life quest to Ohio to bury a doll made from the ashes of a dead girl.

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    Flora & Ulysses

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    Flora & Ulysses : the illuminated adventures

    DiCamillo, Kate.

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    Rescuing a squirrel after an accident involving a vacuum cleaner, comic-reading cynic Flora Belle Buckman is astonished when the squirrel, Ulysses, demonstrates astonishing powers of strength and flight after being revived.

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    Liar & spy

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    Liar & spy

    Stead, Rebecca.

    Seventh-grader Georges adjusts to moving from a house to an apartment, his father's efforts to start a new business, his mother's extra shifts as a nurse, being picked on at school, and Safer, a boy who wants his help spying on another resident of their building.

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    Maggot moon

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    Maggot moon

    Following a stray football to the other side of a wall where there is a secret, Standish Treadwell discovers astonishing truths about a moon landing that the overseeing Motherland, a ruthless regime, is determined to hide.

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    One came home

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    One came home

    Timberlake, Amy.

    In 1871 Wisconsin, thirteen-year-old Georgia sets out to find her sister Agatha, presumed dead when remains are found wearing the dress she was last seen in, and before the end of the year gains fame as a sharpshooter and foiler of counterfeiters.

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    P.S. be eleven

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    P.S. be eleven

    Williams-Garcia, Rita.

    "Eleven-year-old Brooklyn girl Delphine feels overwhelmed with worries and responsibilities. She's just started sixth grade and is self-conscious about being the tallest girl in the class, and nervous about her first school dance. She's supposed to be watching her sisters, but Fern and Vonetta are hard to control. Her uncle Darnell is home from Vietnam and seems different. And her pa has a girlfriend. At least Delphine can write to her mother in Oakland, California, for advice. But why does her mother tell her to 'be eleven' when Delphine is now twelve?" -- from publisher's web site.

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    Paperboy

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    Paperboy

    Vawter, Vince.

    When an eleven-year-old boy takes over a friend's newspaper route in July, 1959, in Memphis, his debilitating stutter makes for a memorable month.

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    Prairie Evers

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    Prairie Evers

    Airgood, Ellen.

    "Ten-year-old Prairie is happy being home-schooled and raising her flock of chickens, so transferring to regular school is a big change, but fortunately she meets a wonderful friend"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Ungifted

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    Ungifted

    Korman, Gordon.

    Due to an administrative mix-up, troublemaker Donovan Curtis is sent to the Academy of Scholastic Distinction, a special program for gifted and talented students, after pulling a major prank at middle school.

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    The Vengekeep prophecies

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    The Vengekeep prophecies

    Farrey, Brian.

    "A magical tapestry prophesies doom for the town of Vengekeep, and to everyone's surprise twelve-year-old Jaxter Grimjinx and his family of con artists appear to be the town's saviors"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Wooden bones

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    Wooden bones

    Carter, Scott William.

    Pino and his father, Gepetto, face grave danger when they are forced to go on the run after villagers learn that a puppet made by Pino to represent Gepetto's dead wife can move as Pino, himself, did before becoming a real boy.

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    Words with wings

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    Words with wings

    Grimes, Nikki.

    Gabby daydreams to tune out her parents' arguments, but when her parents divorce and she begins a new school, daydreaming gets her into trouble. Her mother scolds her for it, her teacher keeps telling her to pay attention, and the other kids tease her...until she finds a friend who also daydreams and her teacher decides to work a daydreaming-writing session into every school day. With a notebook "thick with daydreams," Gabby grows more confident about herself and her future. This verse novel poignantly celebrates the power of writing and the inspiration a good teacher can deliver.

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    The year of Billy Miller

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    The year of Billy Miller

    Henkes, Kevin.

    Seven-year-old Billy Miller starts second grade with a bump on his head and a lot of worries, but by the end of the year he has developed good relationships with his teacher, his little sister, and his parents and learned many important lessons.

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    Buddy

    Herlong, M. H.

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    Chained

    Kelly, Lynne

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    Child of the mountains

    Shank, M.S.

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    Courage has no color : the true story of the Triple Nickles : America's first Black paratroopers

    Stone, Tanya Lee

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