Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea
This story features seven different perspectives of seven students in Mr. Terupt’s fifth grade class. There is a new girl, the “brain”, the shy girl, the bully, the troublemaker, the low-self esteem girl and the student who hates school. Mr. Terupt knows how to deal with all of their personalities and one day an accident changes everyone.
Be an Active Citizen in Your Community by Helen mason
After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again by Dan Santat
A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park
When the Sudanese civil war reaches his village in 1985, eleven-year-old Salva becomes separated from his family and must walk with other Dinka tribe members through southern Sudan, Ethiopia, and Kenya in search of safe haven. Based on the life of Salva Dut, who, after emigrating to America in 1996, began a project to dig water wells in Sudan.