Diana Rivera

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Because of Winn-Dixie

• <b>Author:</b> Kate DiCamillo<p>The summer Opal and her father, the preacher, move to Naomi, Florida, Opal goes into the Winn-Dixie supermarket -- and comes out with a dog. With the help of her new pal, whom she names Winn-Dixie, Opal makes a variety of new, interesting friends and spends the summer …

Mousetronaut

• <b>Author:</b> Mark Kelly<p><b>A #1 New York Times bestseller</b><p><b>“This little mouse may well inspire some big dreams.” —Kirkus Reviews</b><p><b>“In this picture book based on the space shuttle Endeavor…Meteor is one of the smallest mice, but the most hardworking…the values of being small, useful, solving problems, and</b> …

Chains

• <b>Author:</b> Laurie Halse Anderson<p><b>If an entire nation could seek its freedom, why not a girl?</b><p>As the Revolutionary War begins, thirteen-year-old Isabel wages her own fight...for freedom. Promised freedom upon the death of their owner, she and her sister, Ruth, in a cruel twist of fate become the property …

Speak

• <b>Author:</b> Laurie Halse Anderson<p><b>The first ten lies they tell you in high school.</b><p>"Speak up for yourself--we want to know what you have to say." From the first moment of her freshman year at Merryweather High, Melinda knows this is a big fat lie, part of the nonsense of high school. She is friendless, …

A Wrinkle in Time

• <b>Author:</b> Madeleine L'Engle<p>It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger.<p>"Wild nights are my glory," the unearthly stranger told them. "I …

Tuck Everlasting

• <b>Author:</b> Natalie Babbitt<p><b>The classic novel about a young girl who stumbles upon a family's stunning secret</b><p><i>What if you could live forever?</i><p>Is eternal life a blessing or a curse? That is what young Winnie Foster must decide when she discovers a spring on her family’s property whose waters grant …

The Polar Express (Read-Aloud)

• <b>Author:</b> Chris Van Allsburg<p>Since its publication in 1985, Chris Van Allsburg’s holiday classic has sold millions of copies and has come to signify the essential spirit of Christmas for countless readers.<p>Readers young and old are sure to treasure this inspiring book, which brings to life the magic of …

Mercy Watson Fights Crime

• <b>Author:</b> Kate DiCamillo & Chris Van Dusen<p>Features an audio read along! Leroy Ninker is a small man with a big dream: he wants to be a cowboy, but for now he’s just a thief. In fact, Leroy is robbing the Watsons’ kitchen right this minute! But little does he know that a certain pig who loves toast …

Mary Poppins

• <b>Author:</b> P. L. Travers<p>By P.L. Travers, the author featured in the upcoming movie Saving Mr. Banks. From the moment Mary Poppins arrives at Number Seventeen Cherry-Tree Lane, everyday life at the Banks house is forever changed. It all starts when Mary Poppins is blown by the east wind onto the …

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

• <b>Author:</b> John Boyne<p>Berlin 1942<p>When Bruno returns home from school one day, he discovers that his belongings are being packed in crates. His father has received a promotion and the family must move from their home to a new house far far away, where there is no one to play with and nothing to do. A …