MIddle Grade

Anyia - Dream of a Warrior
by
Jacquitta A. McManus

Paperback: 64 pages

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Anyia’s dream of becoming a Nagoran warrior is challenged by her village's traditional ways. Defying her father and ignoring her duties as a Yora, she breaks tradition to follow her dream of becoming a warrior during a time when Empress Zarina threatens the magic treaty that protects her village. Have her actions broken the magic treaty?

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Birchtown and the Black Loyalists
by
Wanda Taylor

Paperback: 80 pages

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In Birchtown and the Black Loyalists, Wanda Taylor recounts the incredible story of the Black Loyalists of Birchtown for young readers. With educational and accessible language, readers are introduced to the journey of Black American soldiers taken from Africa as slaves, their quest for freedom, the settlement and struggle of Black Loyalists on Nova Scotian soil, and the enduring spirit of their descendants in spite of a history marked by hardship and loss. Includes informative sidebars, highlighted glossary terms, recommended reading, historic timeline, an index, and dozens of historical and contemporary images. This is the first and only book aimed at young readers to explore the Black settlement of  Birchtown, Nova Scotia.

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Galstanberry #2: The Girlz of Galstanberry Series
by
Garen S. Wolff

 

Paperback: 132 pages

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Welcome to Galstanberry Girls Academy, an exclusive boarding school in Connecticut, where history, tradition and pearls intertwine. On the eve of Galstanberry's legendary pearling ceremony, sixth graders are pulled from their beds to be tested.

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Galstanberry #3: The Girlz of Galstanberry Series
by
Garen S. Wolff

Paperback: 148 pages

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In the third book of the Galstanberry series, the famous Galstanberry Election season has begun. Although each seat on Student Council is open, the position of 6th grade Class President has captivated everyone’s attention. Within a few weeks, two teams have emerged; Team Tabitha and Team Brandi. Now, each Galstanberry must decide whose team she’s on.

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The Epic Journeys of Morgan and Clarke: Running with Harriet
by Antoine L. Medley

Paperback: 116 pages

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Their first journey "Running with Harriet" takes them on an unsuspected and dangerous expedition on the Underground Railroad. There, they meet Harriet Tubman, who—with a rifle to ward off pursuers and their ferocious dogs in one hand, and a torch to light the darkness in the other—guides slaves from the South to freedom up North. Morgan and Clarke encounter unforeseen perils on their voyage, but their grandma’s quilt shields them from all harm…And gives them the courage to stand up for what’s right!

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Nelson Beats The Odds
by Ronnie Sidney, II

Paperback: 32 pages

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Nelson use to think school was all about playing around and talking with his friends. When Nelson learns that he has been placed in Special Education, he fears being teased. Consequently, he keeps his learning disability and ADHD diagnosis a secret. With the encouragement of his parents and assistance from Mrs. T., his Special Education teacher, Nelson pushes the boundaries and discovers his potential.

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Superstar Me: Adanna and the Dog Star
by Dale Wells-Marshall

Paperback: 60 pages

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Adanna is a 10-year-old island girl from Andros with the sun in her skin and stars in her eyes. Adanna explores Androsian pine forests, dreams of space travel and loves stargazing with her dad. Daddy is a genius and her best friend. But when he mysteriously disappears at sea, Adanna is heartbroken and devastated, until, she gets some help from her favorite star, Sirius! Join Adanna as she discovers a secret about herself that is more spectacular than she could have ever imagined!

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Terrell and Keke's Adventures Through Time
"Traveling the Underground Railroad"
by Kesha Rushing

Paperback: 134 pages

Available on Amazon or TerrellAndKekesAdventures.com

 

Eleven-year-old Terrell and his 8 year-old sister, Keke, are time-travelers. Only they don’t know it yet. All they know is that they must leave their friends in Chicago to spend the summer with their grandparents in small-town Tennessee.  This may be Terrell’s most boring summer ever. Or, will it? The woods behind his grandparents’ house are deep, dark and forbidden - the perfect place for a whirlwind adventure through time!

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