1. WHEN YOU REACH ME by Rebecca Stead
Miranda slowly realizes that whoever is leaving them knows all about her, including things that haven’t even happened yet.
2. ALMOST ASTRONAUTS: 13 WOMEN WHO DARED TO DREAM by Tanya Lee Stone
At a time when women were not welcome in scientific careers, this story tells the story of smarts, savvy and courage.
3. A THOUSAND NEVER EVERS by Shana Burg
A girl in 1963 Kuckachoo, Mississippi, journals about her family, the racial injustices they face, and her fears for her older brother when no one can find him and it’s her fault.
4. A WRINKLE IN TIME by Madeleine L’Engle
A magical story of time travel, family and the classic battle between good and evil. Newbery Medal Winner.
5. SOUNDER by William H. Armstrong
SOUNDER is a classic story of a boy’s dog, Sounder, and the crazy life, hardship and drama that comes with being a poor sharecropping family.
WOW – these are great books. Which one do YOU want to read? Vote now!