Horace and Morris but Mostly Dolores by James Howe
Horace, Morris, and Dolores have been friends ever since they can remember. But, when Horace and Morris join Mega-Mice, which doesn’t allow girls, their friendship is strained. Will the three find a way to save their friendship?
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 Chair For My Mother by Vera B. Williams
A Properly Unhaunted Place by William Alexander