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I, Emma Freke by Elizabeth Atkinson  Fiction J ATKINSON

I, Emma Freke by Elizabeth Atkinson ~ A really unique main character who's figuring out how to become comfortable in her own skin, and with both sides of her big family.

I, Emma Freke by Elizabeth Atkinson

"I, Emma Freke" is a charming search-for-identity story about Emma--the only "normal" member of her quirky family. While Emma desperately tries to find her niche, she discovers that perhaps its better to be her own "freak" than someone else's Freke.

I, Emma Freke

I, Emma Freke: Elizabeth Atkinson- Rebecca Caudil Nominee- Cute.

The Beatles Were Fab (And They Were Funny) by Kathleen Krull and Paul Brewer, illustrated by Stacy Innerst

The Beatles Were Fab (and They Were Funny): Kathleen Krull, Paul Brewer, Stacy Innerst

May B. by Caroline Starr Rose

"May B." by Caroline Starr Rose When a failed wheat crop nearly bankrupts the Betterly family, Pa pulls twelve-year-old May from school and hires her out to a couple new to the Kansas frontier.

the birchbark house

Reading “Little House on the Prairie” As An Adult

The Birchbark House, Louise Erdrich. Omakayas, a seven-year-old Native American girl of the Ojibwa tribe, lives through the joys of summer and the perils of winter on an island in Lake Superior in

The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel #HeathersPick #SummerReading #CanLit

The Boundless

The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel (Grade 5 & up). Aboard "The Boundless," the greatest train ever built, on its maiden voyage across Canada, teenaged Will enlists the aid of a traveling circus to save the train from villains.

Glory Be by Augusta Scattergood. I taught her granddaughter. Wonderful book.

A Mississippi town in 1964 gets riled when tempers flare at the segregated public pool. Augusta Scattergood has drawn on real-life events to create a memorable novel about family, friendship, and choices that aren’t always easy.