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    Title

    Author

    Literary
    Device

    Teacher
    Resource

    Teacher
    Copy
     

    Library
    Copy

    1

    Giants Have Feelings Too

    Granowski, Alvin

    Point of View

     

     

    yes

    2

    Twilight Comes Twice

    Fletcher, Ralph

    Snap Shots/Setting

     

     

    yes

    3

    Jelly Belly

    R.K. Smith

    Character Description Leads

     

     

    yes

    4

    The Adventures of the Buried Treasure

    Nancy McArthur

    Action Leads

     

     

     

    5

    Charlotte's Web

    E.B. White

    Talking Leads

     

     

    yes

    6

    Chocolate Fever

    Robert Kimmel Smith

    Question Leads

     

    yes

    yes

    7

    Maurice's Room

    Paula Fox

    Setting Leads

     

     

    yes

    8

    Smart Alec Kill

    Raymond Chandler

    Snapshot Leads

     

     

     

    9

    The Bridge to Teribithia  

    Katherine Patterson

    Sound Leads

     

    Keck

    yes

    10

    The Color of Water

    James McBride

    Thinking Leads

     

     

    yes

    11

    If you decide to go to the Moon

     

    Leads

     

     

     

    12

    The Five People you Meet in Heaven

     

    Leads / Time

     

    Keck

    yes

    13

     

     

     

     

     

     

    14

    My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother

    Patricia Polacco

    Memoir

     

    yes

    yes

    15

    Mr. Falker

    Patricia Polacco

    Memoir

     

    Keck

    yes

    16

    Owl Moon

    Jane Yolen

    Memoir

     

    Keck

    yes

    17

    The Song and Dance Man

    Susan Ackerman

    Memoir

     

    Keck

     

    18

    When I Was young in the Mountains

    Cynthia Rylant

    Memoir

     

    yes

    yes

    19

    Looking Back

    Lois Lowry

    Memoir

     

    yes

    yes

    20

    Maus

    Maury Spiegel

    Memoir

     

    yes

    yes

    21

    Glass Castle

    Jeanette Walls

    Memoir

     

     

    yes

    22

    A Million Little Pieces

    James Frey

    Memoir

     

    Keck

     

    23

    Miss Spider's Tea Party

     

    Theme

     

    Keck

     

    24

    Bonsey and Isabella

     

    Setting

     

     

     

    25

    Monkey business

     

    Idioms

     

     

    yes

    26

    Amelia Bedelia books

     

    Idioms

     

     

    yes

    27

    I have Lived a Thousand years

    Livia Bitton Jackson

    Time

     

     

    yes

    28

    Driving by Moonlight

     

    Time

     

    yes

     

    29

    The Green Mamba

     

    Time

     

    yes

     

    30

    Christmas Day in the Morning

     

    Time

     

    Yes

     

    31

    The Circuit

     

    Time

     

    Yes

     

    32

    The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

     

    Time

     

    Keck

    yes

    33

    Joey Smith's Basketball memoir

     

    Time

     

    Keck