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Grace and the bully : drought on the frontier —Lutz, Norma Jean.

Ten-year old Cincinnatian Grace Morgan is fed up with the unkempt boy who harasses her quiet cousin, but she sees things differently when their town is hit by a serious drought and she and her family get a taste of pover...

Rettie and the Ragamuffin Parade : a Thanksgiving story —Noble, Trinka Hakes, author.

During the 1918 influenza outbreak, nine-year-old Rettie seeks ways to make Thanksgiving special for her siblings and ailing mother.

Caged warrior —Sitomer, Alan Lawrence, author.

From age three, McCutcheon Daniels, now sixteen, has been trained in Mixed Martial Arts and must keep winning to feed his five-year-old sister and father, but chance presents an opportunity to get out of the Detroit slum...

Tennis triumph —Maddox, Jake, author.

Mira Ravi is the first-seed singles star on Hilltop Middle School's tennis team, but her life off the court is a much harder match to win as she juggles tough responsibilities at home, in school, and with her team.

The chocolate sundae mystery —Warner, Gertrude Chandler, 1890-1979.

The Boxcar children investigate when ice cream and other items start disappearing from their favorite ice cream parlor.

The whispering road —Michael, Livi, 1960-

In Victorian England, poverty-stricken, orphaned siblings Joe and Annie escape from the abusive farmer they work for and try to survive in Manchester, with help from a friendly tramp, a mysterious dog-woman, and a renega...

The end of the wild —Helget, Nicole Lea, 1976- author.

"Eleven-year-old Fern helps to take care of her impoverished family by foraging for food in the forest, but when a fracking company rolls into town, she realizes that her peaceful woods and her family's livelihood could ...

Firestorm! —Harlow, Joan Hiatt.

A twelve-year-old street urchin and the son of Chicago's most important jeweler strike up an unlikely friendship in the days before the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, and both are nearly trapped when the city goes up in fla...

Secret star —Springer, Nancy.

Fourteen years old, dirt-poor, and unable to remember anything that happened to her before she was ten, Tess is happy living with her wheelchair-bound stepfather, until a scarred young man finds her and starts asking que...

A child's garden : a story of hope —Foreman, Michael, 1938-

Living in ruin and rubble with a wire fence and soldiers separating him from the cool hills where his father used to take him as a small child, a boy's tiny, green plant shoot gives him hope in a bleak landscape.

Tight times —Hazen, Barbara Shook.

A small boy, not allowed to have a dog because times are tight, finds a starving kitten in a trash can on the same day his father loses his job.

Nothing but a pig —Cole, Brock.

A spoiled pig, the new possession of a rich banker who is fond of bacon and ham, comes to appreciate his former owner who considered him his best friend.

Striped ice cream!. —Lexau, Joan M.

A seven-year-old girl is resigned to the fact that her mother can not afford anything special for her birthday, but she does not understand why her older sisters and brother seem to turn against her--until the big day fi...

Discount diva —Hopkins, Cathy, 1953-

As a typical Taurus, Tori loves to shop, but she can't afford this hobby. Then she's chosen to be a Zodiac Girl, and the planets teach her some tough new lessons. Will Tori learn the true value of everything in her lif...

Alchemy and Meggy Swann —Cushman, Karen.
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In 1573, the crippled, scorned, and destitute Meggy Swann goes to London, where she meets her father, an impoverished alchemist, and eventually discovers that although her legs are bent and weak, she has many other stren...

Beneath my mother's feet —Qamar, Amjed.

When her father is injured, fourteen-year-old Nazia is pulled away from school, her friends, and her preparations for an arranged marriage, to help her mother clean houses in a wealthy part of Karachi, Pakistan, where sh...

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...

Those Shoes —Boelts, Maribeth, 1964- author.

Jeremy, who longs to have the black high tops that everyone at school seems to have but his grandmother cannot afford, is excited when he sees them for sale in a thrift shop and decides to buy them even though they are t...

The fresh new face of Griselda —Torres, Jennifer, 1980- author.

After her father's landscaping business fails and the family loses their house, sixth-grader Griselda Zaragoza follows her sister's example and begins selling Alma cosmetics while hiding her changed circumstances from fr...

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