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At the Sign Of the Sugared Plum

by Mary Hooper Bloomsbury Publishing (July 04, 2011)

'You be going to live in the city, Hannah?' Farmer Price asked, pushing his battered hat up over his forehead. 'Wouldn''t think you'd want to go there . . . Times like this, I would have thought your sister...


Ask My Mood Ring How I Feel

by Diana Lopez Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (June 11, 2013)

It's summer before eighth grade, and Erica "Chia" Montenegro is feeling so many things that she needs a mood ring to keep track of her emotions. She's happy when she hangs out with her best friends, the Robins....


Pandemic

by Yvonne Ventresca Sky Pony (May 06, 2014)

The 2015 SCBWI Crystal Kite Winner for the Atlantic region!

Even under the most normal circumstances, high school can be a painful and confusing time. Unfortunately, Lilianna’s circumstances are anything but...


Deadly

by Julie Chibbaro & Jean-Marc Superville Sovak Atheneum Books for Young Readers (February 22, 2011)

Join the search for Typhoid Mary in this early twentieth-century CSI. Now in paperback!

Prudence Galewski doesn’t belong in Mrs. Browning’s esteemed School for Girls. She doesn’t want an “appropriate”...


Break

by Hannah Moskowitz Simon Pulse (August 25, 2009)

Jonah is on a mission to break every bone in his body. Everyone knows that broken bones grow back stronger than they were before. And Jonah wants to be stronger—needs to be stronger—because everything around...


Positively

by Courtney Sheinmel Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (September 15, 2009)

Since the day Emerson Pressman and her mother were diagnosed as HIV positive, nothing has been the same. When her mother dies of AIDS, Emmy has to go live with the father and stepmother she barely knows, and...


The Mind's Eye

by Paul Fleischman Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (December 17, 2013)

Eighty-eight-year old Elva and Courtney, an attractive sixteen-year-old with a severed spinal cord, lie in adjacent beds in a grim Bismarck, North Dakota convalescent home. Ignored by the world, the only resource...


Say What You Will

by Cammie McGovern HarperTeen (June 03, 2014)

“A unique and unforgettable love.” —Teen Vogue

John Green's The Fault in Our Stars meets Rainbow Rowell's Eleanor & Park in this beautifully written, incredibly honest, and emotionally poignant novel.

Cammie...


Second Impact

by David Klass & Perri Klass Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (August 06, 2013)

Kendall is football town, and Jerry Downing is the high school's star quarterback, working to redeem himself after he nearly killed a girl in a drunk driving accident last year. Carla Jenson, lead reporter for...


A Trick of the Light

by Lois Metzger Balzer + Bray (June 18, 2013)

Telling a story of a rarely recognized segment of eating disorder sufferers—young men—A Trick of the Light by Lois Metzger is a book for fans of the complex characters and emotional truths in Laurie Halse...


Queen of Hearts

by Martha Brooks Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (August 02, 2011)

On the prairies of Canada during World War II, a girl and her two young siblings begin a war of their own. Stricken with tuberculosis, they are admitted to a nearby sanatorium. Teenager Marie Claire is headstrong,...


Cold Hands, Warm Heart

by Jill Wolfson Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (March 31, 2009)

Dani was born with her heart on the wrong side of her body. In her fifteen years of life, she's had more doctor's appointments, X-rays, and tests, and eaten more green hospital Jell-O than she cares to think...


To Spoil the Sun

by Joyce Rockwood Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (September 01, 2003)

A classic about the devastation of smallpox is back in hardcover after many years

"'You cannot imagine what it [smallpox] is like. It falls on everyone and soon there is no one who can stand. It is like a fire...


The White Witch

by Janet Graber Roaring Brook Press (April 27, 2009)

Accused of witchcraft, threatened by the Plague.

The Great Plague has come to England, and no one is safe, least of all Gwendoline Riston. With fair skin and hair and a way with plants and animals, the villagers...


The Great Googlini

by Sara Cassidy & Charlene Chua Orca Book Publishers (October 02, 2018)

Filip, the ten-year-old son of Croatian immigrants, lives in a boring suburb of the big city, where he passes his time either at school or in his cozy kitchen, googling everything from dinosaurs to the Hubble...


Kasey & Ivy

by Alison Hughes Orca Book Publishers (March 20, 2018)

Through twenty-six letters to her friend Nina, twelve-year-old Kasey chronicles the often humorous observations and impressions of her unexpected, month-long stay in a geriatric ward for the treatment of a rare...


Caleb and Kit

by Beth Vrabel Running Press (September 12, 2017)

From award-winning author Beth Vrabel comes a powerfully moving story about a magical friendship, coping with disability, and the pains of growing up and growing apart.

Twelve-year-old Caleb is shorter, frailer,...


I got a pink cast

by Olukemi Akinrinola Agape Inc (November 28, 2017)

Children love to play in playgrounds. Monkey bars, swings, see-saws and other playground attractions give them a sense of freedom and excitement as they push themselves to the limits of their young bodies.

But...


Sarey by Lantern Light

by Susan Beckhorn Down East Books (January 01, 2003)

This is a moving story with likeable and vividly drawn characters, simple but important values, and an insightful portrayal of the world seen through the eyes of a child with dyslexia.


The Deadliest Diseases in History - Biology for Kids | Children's Biology Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

Did you know that some of the common diseases today were once very deadly because of the lack of proper knowledge against them? Take a step back in time and review some of the deadliest diseases in history....


Fighting the Big C : What Cancer Does to the Body - Biology 6th Grade | Children's Biology Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

What is cancer and why do so many people succumb to it? This biology book for sixth graders will discuss what happens to the body when cancer cells attack. Where does cancer come from and how can you beat it?...


Germ Smart! Infectious Diseases for Kids | Children's Biology Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

Get smart about germs to escape them at all possibilities. This book will outline some of the most common infectious diseases known to man. Being equipped with the knowledge included in this book will help improve...


My Father's Words

by Patricia Maclachlan Katherine Tegen Books (October 02, 2018)

Patricia MacLachlan, beloved author of the Newbery Medal-winning Sarah, Plain and Tall, has crafted another lyrical and touching novel for young readers about finding hope after the loss of a loved one.

Declan...


Ivy Aberdeen's Letter to the World

by Ashley Herring Blake Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (March 06, 2018)

In the wake of a destructive tornado, one girl develops feelings for another in this stunning, tender novel about emerging identity, perfect for fans of The Thing About Jellyfish.

When a tornado rips through...


Kiss Away My Fears

by Laurie S Johnson Laurie S. Johnson - Backpack Books, LLC (July 04, 2016)

Kiss Away My Fears is a compassionate and sensitive rhyme for parents of a critically or chronically ill child. This story is a gentle and heartfelt reminder of hope and love.


Blob

by David Walliams HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks (February 23, 2017)

This is the story of how a boy called Bob meets a blobfish fish called Blob…

And so begins a funny and heartwarming story of a very unusual friendship – and some very strange animals. An astonishingly brilliant...


Oscar and the Lady in Pink by Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (October 07, 2015)

Unlock the more straightforward side of Oscar and the Lady in Pink with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!

This engaging summary presents an analysis of Oscar and the Lady in Pink by Éric-Emmanuel...


What is Cancer? Kids Book About Cancer

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

What is the Big C and why is everyone is afraid of it? This educational resource will explain what cancer is and what it is not. The information may not be as comprehensive as doctors would explain it, but it...


Can I Catch a Cold from the Cold? | A Children's Disease Book (Learning About Diseases)

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Teach your children how to protect themselves for whenever you will be away from them. May it be for their everyday and practical protection or for their long-term medical career path, this book will serve as...


What Makes People Sick and Will I Catch It? | A Children's Disease Book (Learning about Diseases)

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

How do you empower children against diseases? You give them the facts, of course! Learning about diseases has never been so easy with the help of this learning book. Read about germs and viruses and how they...


Why a Cold Can Make You Hot | A Children's Disease Book (Learning About Diseases)

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Have you ever had a cold? At the end of this book, you'll know who to blame! This learning book will give you the chance to explain the science behind your child’s temporary sickness. Since it has been created...


If I Get Sick, Will I Die? | A Children's Disease Book (Learning about Diseases)

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Sickness does not always lead to deaths. There are common diseases that can be cured through rest, balanced nutrition, fluids and medicines. But there are also illnesses that are really serious; they would warrant...


Why Do People Get Sick? | A Children's Disease Book (Learning about Diseases)

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Let’s take a look into the scientific world of diseases. This learning book is an excellent resource when it comes to improving your child’s knowledge about his/her environment and how it affects his/her...


How Hand Washing Can Save the World | A Children's Disease Book (Learning About Diseases)

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Did you know that the simple practice of handwashing can save you from diseases? Germs do not like living in clean hands. In this book, we’re going to discuss exactly how handwashing can save the world. We’re...


What Are Germs and Why Do They Make You Sick? | A Children's Disease Book (Learning About Diseases)

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Let’s talk about germs and why things so tiny can bring so much harm to the body. Such a knowledge will help make it easier for you to introduce good hygiene and healthy eating to defeat germs. The purpose...


Germs, Fungus and Other Stuff That Makes Us Sick | A Children's Disease Book (Learning about Diseases)

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Learn about the microscopic germs that make you sick! This interactive picture book will take you to the ultra small world of germs and viruses. Its purpose is to help you understand the origins of disease and...


Keeping Your Germs to Yourself | A Children's Disease Book (Learning About Diseases)

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Did you know that germs are things that you cannot see but can be passed on to different people? That’s why you cover your mouth and nose when you sneeze. That’s also the reason why you don’t share spoons...


Can Your Guts Get Tied In A Knot? | A Children's Disease Book (Learning About Diseases)

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Here’s to opening the medicinal world to your children. This book is intended to all the kids out there who must learn a thing or two about proper hygiene and how to avoid diseases. This Children’s Disease...


Caleb and Kit

by Beth Vrabel Running Press (September 12, 2017)

Twelve-year-old Caleb is shorter, frailer, and more protected than most kids his age. That's because he has cystic fibrosis, a diagnosis meaning lungs that fill with mucus and a shortened lifespan. Caleb tries...


A Hole in My Heart

by Rie Charles Dundurn (September 10, 2014)

When 12-year-old Nora learns that her favourite cousin, Lizzie, is about to have risky open-heart surgery, she wonders if her family will ever feel whole again, and if she can find the courage to mend her own...


Life Magic

by Melrose Cooper Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (November 10, 2015)

"An excellent bibliotherapy book to help middle-schoolers talk about AIDS and cope with the death of a loved one." - Booklist

Crystal's older sister, Janelle, just won second place in a writing contest, and...


The Great Death

by John Smelcer Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (May 27, 2014)

The Great Death arrived with the man from downriver, the one who came with the light-colored strangers and had little red spots covering his body. Thirteen-year-old Millie and her younger sister, Maura, are...


Love and Other Unknown Variables

by Shannon Lee Alexander Entangled Publishing, LLC (October 07, 2014)

Charlie Hanson has a clear vision of his future. A senior at Brighton School of Mathematics and Science, he knows he'll graduate, go to MIT, and inevitably discover solutions to the universe's greatest unanswered...


Madame Squidley and Beanie

by Alice Mead Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (May 01, 2004)

The story of a girl whose mother has a chronic illness

Beanie's mom used to be a lot of fun. She still is, when she pretends to be the amazing fortune-teller, Madame Squidley. But Beanie knows it's a strain....


The Apprenticeship of Lucas Whitaker

by Cynthia DeFelice Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (February 20, 2007)

A Matter of Life or Death

It's 1849, and twelve-year-old, Lucas Whitaker is all alone after his whole family dies of a disease called consumption which has swept through the community. Lucas is grief-stricken...


Memories of Summer

by Ruth White Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (April 01, 2011)

By the author of the Newbery Honor book Belle Prater's Boy

It is the mid-1950s, and Lyrics familys dream is finally coming true -- they are moving from the backwoods of southwest Virginia to Flint, Michigan,...


Last Child

by Michael Spooner Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (October 01, 2005)

A mixed-race girl must grow up quickly when danger threatens her world

Rosalie's biggest problem used to be her own divided feelings. The constant tug-of-war between her white half and her Native American half...


Phoenix Rising

by Karen Hesse Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (February 17, 2009)

Nyle's life with her grandmother on their Vermont sheep farm advances rhythmically through the seasons until the night of the accident at the Cookshire nuclear power plant. Without warning, Nyle's modest world...


Can I tell you about Multiple Sclerosis?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

by Angela Amos & Sophie Wiltshire Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2016)

Maria, a woman with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), explains what MS is, how it affects her life and what her family and friends can do to help. This illustrated introduction to MS will be a helpful guide for children...


Cyclone

by Doreen Cronin & Debra Sfetsios-Conover Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books (May 16, 2017)

Nora’s whole world plummets faster than the Cyclone roller coaster when her cousin Riley falls into a coma that Nora thinks is her fault in this warm, big-hearted debut middle grade novel from #1 New York...