Shelley's Booktalk List 2009-2010

Rock On

By Stephanie Peters

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X's friends believe he can excel at any extreme sport, so when they want to check out the new climbing wall at the mall, he decides to hide his fear of heights rather than have them think him a coward.
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Dave At Night

By Gail Carson Levine

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When orphaned Dave is sent to the Hebrew Home for Boys where he is treated cruelly, he sneaks out at night and is welcomed into the music- and culture-filled world of the Harlem Renaissance.
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Daredevils

By Anne Capeci

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During the 1920s, Billy, Finn, and Dannie, living in a railroad workers camp in the Cascade Mountains, encounter Finn's air show pilot uncle, endure a troublemaking new boy, and stand up to smugglers.
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Clementine

By Sara Pennypacker

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While sorting through difficulties in her friendship with her neighbor Margaret, eight-year-old Clementine gains several unique hairstyles while also helping her father in his efforts to banish pigeons from the front of their apartment building.
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Bodies From The Bog

By James M. Deem

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Describes the discovery of bog bodies in northern Europe and the evidence which their remains reveal about themselves and the civilizations in which they lived.
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