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Allegedly

Follow this and additional works at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/cbmr BYU ScholarsArchive Citation Author Tiffany D. Jackson Illustrator Reviewer Emma Patton Rating Dependable Level

The Afterlife of Holly Chase

Holly Chase is dead. Sort of. When she was alive, she cared about image and money above all else. On Christmas Eve, she was visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, just like in A Christmas Carol. But unlike Ebenezer Scrooge, she didn’t do anything to change her life, and she died the next morning. Instead of transitioning to an afterlife, Holly was recruited...

Esperanza Rising

Esperanza Ortega lives in Mexico in a grand house on a vineyard, and she lives a life of plenty. But when her father is killed and her house burns down, life as Esperanza knows it is forever changed. Her uncle suddenly controls all the land that they live on, and he promises to take care of Esperanza and her mother if her mother agrees to marry him. Penniless but determined to...

Far From the Tree

Grace, Maya, and Joaquin are three teenagers living independent lives. But when events in Grace’s life prompt her to start looking for her birth mother and possible birth siblings, she finds Maya and then Joaquin and breaks the news that the three of them have the same biological mother. Though the three siblings came this far in their life without knowing one another, they soon...

The End of the Wild

Fern is only in sixth grade, but she already grows gray hair. That makes sense, in a way, because she has a lot to worry about. Her mother and baby brother died in a car accident two years ago, so Fern takes care of her two little brothers and stepfather. Armed with her mother’s cookbook and all the ingredients she can find in the forest near her house, she works to put food on...

In the Shadow of Liberty

Today’s Americans see the founding fathers and early presidents as men of honor who advocated for the rights of every citizen and ascribed the belief that “all men are created equal.” However, In the Shadow of Liberty exposes the reality that, all too often, there was a huge difference between what these men said and what they did in their personal lives. Larger-than-life...

Whale Talk

W hale Talk Emma Pat on Follow this and additional works at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/cbmr BYU ScholarsArchive Citation Author Chris Crutcher Illustrator Reviewer Emma Patton Rating

The Inexplicable Logic of My Life

hTe I Emma Pat on Follow this and additional works at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/cbmr BYU ScholarsArchive Citation Author Benjamin Alire Saenz Illustrator Reviewer Emma Patton Rating

Little Peach

Litle P each Emma Pat on Follow this and additional works at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/cbmr BYU ScholarsArchive Citation Author Peggy Kern Illustrator Reviewer Emma Patton Rating

Ramona Blue

Ramona Blue Emma Pat on Follow this and additional works at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/cbmr BYU ScholarsArchive Citation Author Julie Murphy Illustrator Reviewer Emma Patton Rating

Sparrow

Patton: Sparrow Follow this and additional works at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/cbmr BYU ScholarsArchive Citation Author Sarah Moon Illustrator Reviewer Emma Patton Rating Dependable

You Bring the Distant Near

Sisters Tara and Sonia are as different as night and day, but they’ve grown close through their family’s multiple moves to locations around the world. As they adjust to their new adventure of living in America, they must find ways to exist in their environment as girls that are simultaneously Bengali and American. Later, cousins Anna and Chantal struggle to develop their...

The Serpent King

hTe S Emma Patton Follow this and additional works at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/cbmr BYU ScholarsArchive Citation Author Jeff Zentner Illustrator Reviewer Emma Patton Rating Excellent

Far From the Tree

Grace, Maya, and Joaquin are three teenagers living independent lives. But when events in Grace’s life prompt her to start looking for her birth mother and possible birth siblings, she finds Maya and then Joaquin and breaks the news that the three of them have the same biological mother. Though the three siblings came this far in their life without knowing one another, they soon...