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Instructor's Guide not included. This is part of your History / Bible / Literature 100 and Grade 8 All-Subjects Package.

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Bonanza Girl (130-03)

Fast-paced story of a widow and her two children who try to make their mark in an 1880s Idaho gold-mining town.This is a fun read-alone chapter book.

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Elijah of Buxton (130-04)

Newbery winner by author Christopher Paul Curtis. An inspiring coming-of-age story set in a settlement of runaway slaves who have escaped to Canada.

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My Heart Lies South (130-05)

This work from our 8th grade literature book selection is a delightful true story of an American woman journalist who moves south of the border and marries a Mexican man in the 1930s. As the new Señora comes to love her new family and life, she must learn to navigate a new language, customs, (seemingly) dramatic Latin emotions, and a culture that feels stuck in time one hundred years earlier.

Told with engaging clarity and insightfulness, De Treviño shows us a culture so close to the United States, but so rarely appreciated or understood.

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They Loved to Laugh (130-06)

In the 1830s, a young orphan with grave blue eyes heads to a new life in North Carolina. As she learns to adapt to her new Quaker surroundings, her new family and friends wonder if this solemn girl will ever learn to laugh.

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Keeping Score (130-09)

From the author of the Newbery-winning A Single Shard comes a carefully researched read aloud book about the 1950s Brooklyn Dodgers, the Korean War and the very real ups and downs of life.

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (130-10)

Famous tale of a boy's life in a small town on the banks of the Mississippi River as told by author Mark Twain. Pb.

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Rules of the Road (130-11)

Rules of the Road by Joan Bauer is about Mrs. Gladstone is the elderly, crusty president of a chain of shoe stores. Jenna is a gangly, gutsy 16-year-old who sells shoes after school. When Jenna drives Mrs. Gladstone on a cross-country "road trip" to visit several shops in the chain, the two learn a great deal from each other.

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Children of the Longhouse (130-12)

Ohkwa'ri overhears some older boys as they plan to raid a neighboring village. He tells his Mohawk elders and makes some enemies. The older boys will do anything they can to hurt Ohkwa'ri, especially during the village-wide game of Tekwaarathon (what we call lacrosse). Ohkwa'ri believes in the path of peace, but can peaceful ways work against a bully's wrath? This educational reading book tells a great tale about doing the right thing, even in the face of opposition.

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Peace Child (130-15)

The Sawi cannibals of Irian Jaya think Judas is a hero for "fattening Jesus for the slaughter." This is the amazing story of how God prepared a tribal culture to receive the Good News of Jesus Christ.

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Amos Fortune, Free Man (130-16)

Born the son of an African king, Amos Fortune was captured by slave traders in 1725, brought to America and sold at auction.

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A Long Way from Chicago (130-17)

Set in pre-Word War II America, this charming collection of short stories recounts the visits of a brother and sister to their eccentric grandmother in a small town in rural Illinois. A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck was a National Book Award finalist and Newbery Honor Book.

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A Wrinkle in Time (130-18)

It was a dark and stormy night when Meg Murry, brother Charles Wallace and their mom decided to have a midnight snack in the kitchen. Then a most disturbing stranger appeared. "By the way, there is such a thing as a tesseract ..." she told them. One of the most spellbinding space adventure and time travel books. Winner of the 1963 Newbery Medal.

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When You Reach Me (130-19)

This story takes place in the real world of New York City, but holds a fantastic puzzle at its heart. A young girl's life starts to unravel when the mysterious notes begin to arrive, scrawled on tiny slips of paper: I am coming to save your friend's life, and my own. I ask two favors. First, you must write me a letter ... Miranda realizes that whoever is leaving the notes knows things no one should know. Can she prevent a tragic death or is she already too late? Winner of the Newbery Medal and a New York Times bestseller, When You Reach Me by author Rebecca Stead is an original and delightful read.

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Bound for Oregon (130-20)

With only a guide book to show them the way, the Todd family sets out from their Arkansas home on a two thousand mile trek to claim uncharted Oregon Territory.

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Bud, Not Buddy (130-21)

It's 1936 in Flint, Michigan. Times may be hard, and ten-year-old Bud may be a motherless boy who never knew his father, but Bud's got a few things going for him.

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Call of the Wild (130-22)

The "Call of the Wild" book is gripping tale of a heroic dog who, thrust into the Alaska Gold Rush, faces a choice between living in man's world or returning to nature.

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The View from Saturday (130-23)

Four friends from a class of social outcasts attempt to win an Academic Bowl with the help of their encouraging teacher. Sarita says, "As a two-time Newbery Medal winner, you know she has a good writing style. But this book has a wonderful story-line as well. It has the best of all worlds mixed into one."

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Dear Mr. Henshaw (130-28)

Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary is an astonishing story about growing up, about love and disappointment.

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Indian Captive (130-46)

Delightful Newbery Honor story of what happened to a twelve year old white girl who was captured by Seneca Indians in 1758.

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Maniac Magee (130-52)

After his parents die, Jeffrey Magee awes his friends with unbelievable feats.

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Out of the Dust (130-61)

Billie Jo, a 14-year-old girl caught in the Oklahoma dust storms of the 1930s, reveals the grim realities of a life lived in that time and place.

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Rip Van Winkle (130-73)

The full text of Washington Irving's classic accompanied by black-and-white renderings of illustrations by Arthur Rackham.

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Stink Alley (130-79)

Adventuresome and feisty 12-year old Lizzy Tinker has to learn how to fit in with her community, 17th century Puritans in Holland.

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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (130-85)

The unforgettable story of a young girl whose father stands up for principle in the face of deadly prejudice.

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A Treasury of Poetry for Young People (130-88)

A treasury of more than 150 classic works by six of America's finest poets.

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Year Down Yonder (130-94)

Mary Alice, a middle-class high school girl from Chicago, leaves the big city to spend 1937 in rural Illinois with her rough-around-the-edges and unconventional grandmother.

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Instructor's Guides

Instructor's Guide 130 Set (130-IG)

Get complete American Literature lesson plans, schedule and teaching notes for the entire year. Package includes the American Historical Literature Parent Guide and accompanying American Historical Literature Student Guide.

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Readers / Literature

Rip Van Winkle (130-73)

The full text of Washington Irving's classic accompanied by black-and-white renderings of illustrations by Arthur Rackham.

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$4.99

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