Great Middle Grade Reads
Different in a Small Town: Heartfelt Stories of Perseverance
- Aubrey and Joel are like two tomato vines that grow along the same crooked fence in a small Catholic town. They're weird maybe, but the same kind of weird. The best kind. So what happens when Joel disappears? Follow Aubrey's search for their second half in The Best Liars in Riverview, by LIN THOMPSON.
A fresh start. That's all Evan Pao wants as his family flees from California to Haddington, Virginia, hoping to keep his father's notoriety a secret. But as all of his choices at home and at school collide, Evan must decide whether he will react with the same cruelty shown to him. Follow Evan's quest to make his home a more welcome place in The Secret Battle of Evan Pao, by WENDY WAN-LONG SHANG.
- Twelve-year-old Daisy and Ruby are totally inseparable. They’ve grown up together, and Daisy has always counted on having Ruby there to pave the way. Then, Ruby is killed in a tragic accident while on vacation. Only a new Hebrew school and new perspectives can offer solace, hope, and even a little delight in Repairing the World, by LINDA EPSTEIN.
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