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by Heather Beal
2018 Silver Medal Readers' Favorite Children's Social Issues
Mom’s Choice Award
La clase de cuidado de niños Lily y Niko Conejo están en la escuela primariapor una feria de ciencias cuando un aviso de tornado ocurre. Ellos aprenden que un tornado se parece a la trompa de elefante y sueno como un tren. Ellos también aprenden donde deberían irsepara quedarse seguros. Cuando descubren que el tornado da&... more
by Heather Beal
2018 Silver Medal Readers' Favorite Children's Social Issues
Mom's Choice Award
A classe de pré-escola de Lily e Niko Coelho está na feira de ciências da escola de ensino fundamental quando ocorre um aviso de tornado. Eles aprendem como um tornado se parece com uma tromba de elefante e soa como um trem. Eles também aprendem onde podem estar seguros. Quando descobrem que o tornado danificou a casa de um vizinh... more
by Adam Leitman Bailey
Home takes children on a journey using their own eyes to visit many different places to live while providing a touching story about the importance of family over all else. It is the story about a young boy from a small apartment in a big city who dreams about other types of homes. The boy goes out on a colorful adventure to visit many different homes – from a large house in the suburbs to an igloo to a farmhouse – and meets families wherever he goes. The boy enjoys visiting each r... more
by Harriet A. DickeyIt's 1966 and 10-year-old Chicago native Hannah Jordan spends every summer with her grandparents in Deltona, Mississippi. This particular summer, the new house the Jordans were about to move into on Chicago's barely integrated South Side has been burned to the ground. So Hannah and her siblings are sent south while her parents look for new living quarters. When a white resident of Deltona forbids Hannah to drink out of the only working water fountain on the hottest day ever, Hannah sets out t... more
by Shelley Daniels LekvenOn the eve of her eighth birthday, a little frog named Lily Pond lies in bed daydreaming about her future with all its possibilities and promise of adventure. She considers travels to distant lands, saving lives, fame, acclaim, and several possible careers from the safety of her cozy bedroom. (Costumed frogs in an enchanting world, all delicately crafted from colored modeling clay, populate the illustrations in LILY POND.)
by Robin ReardonMicah Jaeger's life is a mess. His folks have split, and his mother is seeing a medium to communicate with Micah's older brother, killed in Afghanistan. He had to change schools for his junior year, and he retreats further into himself, hiding behind his camera—and hiding that he's gay. One sunny day in June, as he's shooting a dead seagull on the shore of Long Island Sound, a mysterious guy appears in a beautiful sailboat. At first, the guy's boat shoes are the image that stays with Micah. B... more
by Rosilyn Seay
When Ardie promised that he would not give away the secret regarding an upcoming surprise, it seemed so easy. But, soon his sure-fire plan began falling apart. Happily, with help from his teacher, he now has a new plan. It’s almost perfect. He just has to collect an odd list of supplies, work around his two very observant parents, and make sure that his little brother doesn’t do anything to ruin it all. Piece of cake.
by John Henry HardyThe Cherokees haven’t won a baseball game against their rivals, the Creeks, in ages. The Creeks, under the leadership of wealthy factory owner Conrad Beamis, have won the championship two years in a row. Worse, it’s obvious that Conrad bribes officials and recruits overage ringers for his team. How are you supposed to beat a team that doesn’t play by the rules? The Cherokees’ coach, Alex Sardinski, understands his players’ frustrations. The rivalry between the two youth baseball teams is all to... more
by Martin Parks KalmbachLife is throwing a lot at Stevie Kalkannes as he begins his Junior year at Jackson High School. As basketball season approaches in northern Ohio, Stevie wonders whether he should return to playing a game he loves after being the star of the team in junior high, then giving it up in defiance of an overbearing father, a bombastic sports talk show host now divorced from Stevie's mother - and a very critical older brother, a former star player at Stevie's school. Gym Class Hero captures the emotions... more
by Sandra WarrenSpivey, a barn spider, is tired of spinning ho hum barn spider webs. After spinning a web that won't catch flies, she's banished to the window high in the barn loft where she spins her creative webs to her hearts content. All is well until one bright star shines through her web sending sprinkles of tiny stars to the barn floor where they calm a very special baby. Spivey is proud her web didn't catch flies, it caught the light.
by Sandra WarrenBarn spider Spivey is tired of spinning ho hum barn spider webs, so, after being ridiculed for spinning webs that won't catch flies, she is is banished high in the barn loft where she spins creative webs to her hearts content. All is well until the star of David shins through Spivey's new web creating a sprinkling of stars that calm a very special baby lying in a manger far below. Spivey is proud that her web didn't catch flies. It caught the light!
by Pamela Kay HawkinsIn 1961, Laurie Billings is a precocious high school freshman, who outwardly looks like a grown women, but who inwardly has a lot of growing up to do. When she discovers her birth certificate and sees another man listed as her father, her entire sense of reality shifts. What other secrets have been hidden from her? Struggling to understand her place in this new world, Laurie does her best to navigate identity crises, toxic relationships, and other unforeseen events that force her to examine w... more
by Lana PereyaslavskaThis is a story of a cat, named Muscat. He owns the Dry Riverbed Winery, and kindly lets a couple of friends run it for him. He is a well-connected cat, a bit of a philosopher. A young one, as he is only on his Life Number Two... Muscat's Zen-like state of mind is disturbed when Sweet Olivia comes back home. Things are never going to be same.
by Clay Anderson
Me, G, and the Locust Tree is a heartwarming encouragement to embrace the fleeting years of childhood, with a bit of wisdom from a tree who has witnessed the cycles of life. A beautiful tale about the relationship between father and son.
by Maria VermisoglouSixteen-year-old Eva is a witch who lived in Spain, in the year 1230. She met a boy named Jonathan who would become her whole world. Everything was normal until she was faced with challenges that will change her life forever. As a healer, her job is to help people, but there are forces that will try to prevent that. There is a war coming and Eva and her friends must do everything they can to survive. Can they fight their way against the dark forces that are surrounding them? Her wits a... more
by Adam BrownAn illustrated tale of a boy named Jack, who was born curiously weighing nothing. Nil, naught, nada, zero, zip, zilch, diddly-squat...absolutely NOTHING! Walking on walls, sailing with gusts of wind, Jack learns quickly that such a gift comes with not only its own challenges, but life obstacles as well. All Jack wants in this world is to just be himself.