Fish in a Tree By Lynda Mullaly Hunt
Hiding the truth about her inability to read from a highly motivated new teacher, Ally eventually discovers that her dyslexia is nothing to be ashamed of and gains new confidence as she finds alternative ways to learn. By the award-winning author of One for the Murphys.
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.
A Bad Case of Stripes by David ShannonRated 3.00 out of 5
Alexander and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day by Judith Viorst