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The Accidental Adventures of India McAllister

Charlotte Agell · Henry Holt and Co.
Format: Hardcover

Fourth grade is a year of changes, challenges, and ordinary joys for India McAllister. She lives in Maine with her artist mom and their dog, Tofu. Her father lives in the next town over with his new partner, Richard and their bird, Beatrice Strawberry. India - named for the ink, not the subcontinent...
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Dear Mr. Henshaw

Beverly Cleary · Morrow
Pages: 133
Format: Print book

Beverly Cleary's Newbery Medal-winning book explores the thoughts and emotions of a sixth-grade boy, Leigh Botts, in letter form as he writes to his favorite author, Boyd Henshaw. After his parents separate, Leigh Botts moves to a new town with his mother. Struggling to make friends and deal...
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Strider

Beverly Cleary · HarperCollins; English Language edition

Strider has a new habit. Whenever we stop, he places his paw on my foot. It isn't an accident because he always does it. I like to think he doesn't want to leave me.Can a stray dog change the life of a teenage boy? It looks as if Strider can. He's a dog that loves to run; because...
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I Want Answers and a Parachute

P.J. Petersen · Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Format: Hardcover

As Matt and Jason fly to San Francisco to see their father and his new wife, Matt warns his inquisitive younger brother not to ask too many questions or else Dad will be sorry they came.
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I, Amber Brown

Paula Danziger · Scholastic Paperbacks; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Because her divorced parents share joint custody of her, nine-year-old Amber suffers from lack of self-esteem and feels that she is a piece of jointly-owned property. --This text refers to the Library Binding edition.
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One Small Dog

Johanna Hurwitz · HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Hardcover

When Curtis's parents get divorced, he has a hard time getting used to all the changes. But there is one thing that will make him feel better--a dog.At the animal shelter, Curtis finds Sammy, a friendly puppy with curly black fur, floppy ears, and perfect white teeth. He is sure he has chosen...
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Amelia's Family Ties

Marissa Moss · American Girl
Format: Hardcover

Ten-year-old Amelia records her thoughts and feelings about flying solo to Chicago to meet the father she has not seen since her parents divorced when she was an infant.
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Max's Logbook

Marissa Moss · Scholastic Press; 1st edition
Format: Print book

A beloved and best-selling author debuts on Scholastic Press with an exciting new series!Clever, curious Max, a budding scientist, begins a logbook to record his hilarious experiments and ideas for inventions. In a journal-like style, his logbook also introduces us to his school, friends,...
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Lucy Rose: Busy Like You Can't Believe

Katy Kelly · Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

I'm Lucy Rose, and here's the thing about 4th: that grade is busy like you can't believe! Especially if you are a person who is already PLENTY busy on account of having RESPONSIBILITIES and I am that kind exactly. I am already collecting a vocabulary, plus I have to think up new palindromes...
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Southpaw: Winning Season #6

Rich Wallace · Viking Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Jimmy Fleming throws left, hits right and left, and is hoping to become Hudson City’s newest pitcher.Having moved from Pennsylvania, he’s looking forward to making some new friends and playing the sport he loves. But while he makes the team, things don’t go the way he’d...
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Meet Julie

Megan Mcdonald · American Girl
Format: Paperback

Julie Albright doesn't want to move, even just a few miles away. Moving means leaving her best friend, Ivy, and her pet rabbit, Nutmeg. Worst of all, it means leaving Dad, now that her parents are divorced. Then Julie finds out that her new school has a basketball team, and life starts...
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42 Miles

Tracie Vaughn Zimmer · Clarion Books
Format: Hardcover

JoEllen’s parents divorced when she was very young, so she was used to splitting her time between them, shuttling four blocks from one Cincinnati apartment to another. But when her dad moved to the old family farm last year, her life was suddenly divided. Now on weekdays she’s...
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Kaline Klattermaster's Tree House

Haven Kimmel · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 160
Format: Book

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Third-grader Kaline Klattermaster's father has gone somewhere and his mother cannot seem to keep everything straight the way he did, but the two brothers and 100 dogs that live in his imaginary tree house--and his strange neighbor--help him cope.
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Wishworks, Inc.

Stephanie S. Tolan · Arthur A. Levine Books; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

From the Newbery Honor-winning author of SURVIVING THE APPLEWHITES: If wishes were dogs, every kid would have one . . . but when Max asks for a dog from Wishworks, Inc., he gets more than he expected!Max is handling his parents' divorce, his new home and school, and a big bully named...
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Excellent Emma

Sally Warner · Puffin Books
Pages: 130
Format: Paperback

Emma McGraw's third-grade class is getting ready for Winter Games Day, and Emma wants to win a prize more than anything. It would be the perfect way to make her father proud. But the rest of the class has mixed feelings about Winter Games Day. Jared is desperate to be the fastest runner...
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The Comeback Challenge

Matt Christopher · Norwood House Press; Reprint edition
Format: Book

Mark Conway is staying with his grandparents while his parents fight over whom he'll live with after they divorce. He's become a valued member of the school soccer team and seems to be coping with the changes in his life. Or is he? --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
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Jimmy Gownley's Amelia rules!

Jimmy Gownley · Spotlight
Format:  Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : Reinforced library bound edView all editions and formats

v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 27 cm.
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Main Street #9: Coming Apart

Ann M. Martin · Scholastic Paperbacks

When Nikki's father left her family, she thought all the trouble would be over. No more screaming. No more fighting. No more rages. But now he's coming back one last time, and Nikki isn't sure what's going to happen. Luckily, she has good friends like Flora, Ruby, and Olivia...
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Some Frog!

Eve Bunting · Harcourt Children's Books; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

There's a frog-jumping competition at school and Billy asks his dad to help him catch a frog. But when it's time to hunt for a good jumper, Dad doesn't show up. Billy's mom comes through, again, and the frog they catch looks like a champ. Maybe Billy's dad will be at the big event....
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