Summer Reading Sant Bani 2021

Walk Two Moons: A Newbery Award Winner By Sharon Creech Cover Image
ISBN: 9780064405171
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Published: HarperCollins - June 18th, 2019

In her own singularly beautiful style, Newbery Medal winner Sharon Creech intricately weaves together two tales, one funny, one bittersweet, to create a heartwarming, compelling, and utterly moving story of love, loss, and the complexity of human emotion. 

Home of the Brave By Katherine Applegate Cover Image
ISBN: 9780312535636
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Published: Square Fish - December 23rd, 2008

Bestselling author Katherine Applegate presents Home of the Brave, a beautifully wrought middle grade novel about an immigrant's journey from hardship to hope.

The Stars Beneath Our Feet By David Barclay Moore Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524701277
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Published: Yearling - January 8th, 2019

"The right story at the right time. . . . It’s not just a narrative; it’s an experience. It’s the novel we’ve been waiting for." —The New York Times

A boy tries to steer a safe path through the projects in Harlem in the wake of his brother’s death in this outstanding debut novel that celebrates community and creativity.

Blackbird Fly By Erin Entrada Kelly, Betsy Peterschmidt (Illustrator) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062238627
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Published: Greenwillow Books - March 1st, 2016

Future rock star or friendless misfit? That’s no choice at all. In this acclaimed novel by Newbery Medalist Erin Entrada Kelly, twelve-year-old Apple grapples with being different; with friends and backstabbers; and with following her dreams.

Piecing Me Together By Renée Watson Cover Image
ISBN: 9781681191072
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - June 5th, 2018

Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Author Award Winner
New York Times bestseller
"Timely and timeless." --Jacqueline Woodson
"Important and deeply moving." --John Green

Acclaimed author Renee Watson offers a powerful story about a girl striving for success in a world that too often seems like it's trying to break her.

Heart of a Samurai By Margi Preus Cover Image
ISBN: 9781419702006
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Published: Amulet Paperbacks - January 1st, 2012

A New York Times Bestseller, Margi Preus’s Heart of a Samurai is “a terrific biographical novel” (Wall Street Journal), filled with international adventure, a look at cultural differences, and both American and Japanese history.
A John Newbery Medal Winner
An NPR Backseat Book Club pick