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Maud Hart Lovelace Award: Division I
Best books chosen by Minnesota kids each year for grades 3-5. Maud Hart Lovelace website
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  Cover Art: Because of Mr. Terupt 2014
Buyea, Rob
Because of Mr. Terupt
Seven fifth-graders at Snow Hill School in Connecticut relate how their lives are changed for the better by "rookie teacher" Mr. Terupt.
269 p. 2010
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: 11 Birthdays 2013
Mass, Wendy
11 Birthdays
After celebrating their first nine same-day birthdays together, Amanda and Leo, having fallen out on their tenth and not speaking to each other for the last year, prepare to celebrate their eleventh birthday separately but peculiar things begin to happen as the day of their birthday begins to repeat itself over and over again.
267 p. 2009
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Please Write in this Book 2012
Amato, Mary
Please Write in this Book
When Ms. Wurtz leaves a blank book in the Writer's Corner with a note encouraging those who find it to "talk to each other" in its pages, the student's entries spark a classroom-wide battle.
97 p. 2006
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Deep and Dark and Dangerous : a Ghost Story 2011
Hahn, Mary Downing
Deep and Dark and Dangerous : a Ghost Story
When thirteen-year-old Ali spends the summer with her aunt and cousin at the family's vacation home, she stumbles upon a secret that her mother and aunt have been hiding for over thirty years.
187 p. 2007
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Champ 2010
Jones, Marcia Thornton
Champ
Together Riley and Champ make a great team. But they stand to lose more at the Founders Day dog show than a blue ribbon. Could they be separated forever?
187 p. 2007
Children's Fiction Book JONES
  Cover Art: Flush 2009
Hiaasen, Carl
Flush
With their father jailed for sinking a river boat, Noah Underwood and his younger sister, Abbey, must gather evidence that the owner of this floating casino is emptying his bilge tanks into the protected waters around their Florida Keys home.
263 p. 2005
Teen Fiction Book HIAASEN
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  Cover Art: Ruby Holler 2008
Creech, Sharon
Ruby Holler
Thirteen-year-old fraternal twins Dallas and Florida have grown up in a terrible orphanage but their lives change forever when an eccentric but sweet older couple invites them each on an adventure, beginning in an almost magical place called Ruby Holler.
310 p. 2002
Children's Fiction Book CREECH
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  Cover Art: Escaping the Giant Wave 2007
Kehret, Peg
Escaping the Giant Wave
When an earthquake creates a tsunami while thirteen-year-old Kyle is babysitting his sister during a family vacation at a Pacific Coast resort, he tries to save himself, his sister, and a boy who has bullied him for years.
151 p. 2003
Children's Fiction Book KEHRET
  Cover Art: Runt 2006
Bauer, Marion Dane
Runt
Runt, the smallest wolf cub in the litter, seeks to prove himself to his father King and the rest of the pack and to earn a new name.
138 p. 2002
Children's Fiction Book BAUER
  Cover Art: The Doll People 2005
Martin, Ann M.
The Doll People
A family of porcelain dolls that has lived in the same house for one hundred years is taken aback when a new family of plastic dolls arrives and doesn't follow The Doll Code of Honor.
256 p. 2000
Children's Fiction Book MARTIN
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