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Author I Need to Read - Alma Flor Ada

I remember her coming to TCRWP when I worked there to do a PD on My Name is Maria Isabel. It’s about a young girl whose teacher tells her there are too many Marias in the class. 9 more words

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The Jacket by Andrew Clements

This book is possibly best described by the author’s words “If a white kid grows up in the majority culture in America, sooner or later there will come a realization that children from other races may have had a very different experience, may have lived in a very different America. 136 more words

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One Crazy Summer & P.S. Be Eleven by Rita Williams-Garcia

These books! These are middle-grades appropriate books about an oldest sibling trying to deal with the perils of her younger two siblings as they venture to California. 65 more words

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Christopher Paul Curtis - Favorite Author

This is Christopher Paul Curtis. He is the absolute best author of children’s books for middle and upper grades. Here are three of his books that are important. 221 more words

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