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Girl of the southern sea —Kadarusman, Michelle, 1969- author.

"A 14-year-old girl living in the Jakarta slums who longs to be a writer sees an opportunity to raise money for school fees when she survives a minibus accident and the locals begin saying she has magical good luck. But ...

Coat of many colors —Parton, Dolly.

A poor girl delights in her coat of many colors, made by her mother from rags, because despite the ridicule of the other children she knows the coat was made with love.

Season 1 —King, Wesley.

Reggie has never felt destined for greatness. He dreams about basketball brilliance all day and night, but the hard truth is that he's a benchwarmer for the West Bottom Badgers the worst team in the league. Even their my...

Training camp : Rain, Twig, Cash, Peño, Lab —King, Wesley, author.

A struggling team of kids from a poor neighborhood is transformed by the appearance of a mysterious coach.

Discount diva —Hopkins, Cathy, 1953-

Tori learns from the other Zodiac girls that money is not as important as she thinks.

Lizzie flying solo —Steveson, Nanci Turner, author.

Lizzie St. Claire wants to be invisible. Forced to move out of her home, she and her mom now live in a transitional housing shelter, Good Hope, until they can get back on their feet. Lizzie just wants to keep her head do...

Running shoes —Lipp, Frederick.

Sophy, a determined young girl living in an impoverished Cambodian village, fulfills her dream of going to school--with the help of a pair of running shoes.

The red bird —Lindgren, Astrid, 1907-2002.

Anna and Matthew, two poor siblings who have known only hunger, cold, and hard labor since their mother died, follow a bright red bird to a land of happiness.

Saint Iggy —Going, K. L. (Kelly L.)

Iggy Corso, who lives in city public housing, is caught physically and spiritually between good and bad when he is kicked out of high school, goes searching for his missing mother, and causes his friend to get involved w...

True believer —Wolff, Virginia Euwer. 1937-

Living in the inner city amidst guns and poverty, fifteen-year-old LaVaughn learns from old and new friends, and inspiring mentors, that life is what you make it--an occasion to rise to.

Saint Iggy —Going, K. L. (Kelly L.)

Iggy Corso, who lives in city public housing, is caught physically and spiritually between good and bad when he is kicked out of high school, goes searching for his missing mother, and causes his friend to get involved w...

Down the back of the chair —Mahy, Margaret.

A poor family is searching down the back of a chair for Dad's lost car keys and, miraculously in the mess of things back there, their financial problems are solved.

/ ناداں دوست Tabāhī kī t̤āqat = Force of destruction —,پرم چند 1881-1936. —Premacanda, 1881-1936.

Story based on a poor old widow who earns her living by roasting grain and doing odd jobs for the head of the village, he destroys her stove (chulha) and sets fire to her shanty; retold for children.

Barbie. Barbie as the princess and the pauper
Graphic Novel
2005
Availability: 1 of 1

When Princess Anneliese is kidnapped, pauper Erika, who happens to look like her, must take her place. The princess's time in confinement and Erika's stint as princess give them both a new perspective on their own lives ...

Christmas Eve magic —Papineau, Lucie.

A rich orphan named Barton spends Christmas sulking in his mansion on the hill until an unexpected visitor shows him his life -- past, present and future -- in a magical new light.

Little Audrey —White, Ruth, 1942-

In 1948, eleven-year-old Audrey lives with her father, mother, and three younger sisters in Jewell Valley, a coal mining camp in Southwest Virginia, where her mother still mourns the death of a baby, her father goes on d...

Begging for change —Flake, Sharon G.

Teenaged Raspberry Hill tries to sort out her confused feelings of disgust, shame, and love for her homeless, drug addicted father and worries that she may have inherited his lying and stealing ways.

Beth makes a friend —Pfeffer, Susan Beth, 1948-

Beth tries to help an impoverished Irish immigrant boy and his family by stealing a silver bowl from her great aunt and giving it to the O'Neills to sell.

Les misérables —Wang, Jack, 1972-

"After giong from rags to riches, Jean Baljean rescues Cosette from a life of misery. But will they escape the mysterious man who appears from Valjean's past?" - Publisher

Sister spider knows all —Fogelin, Adrian.
EBook
2003

Twelve-year-old Rox and her grandmother Mimi sell at a flea market every weekend to supplement the family's only income, that of construction worker and college student, cousin John Martin.

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