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Contains the keyword Notable Children's Trade Book/Social Studies 2009

Zenatti V, Hunter A. A bottle in the Gaza Sea. Vol 1st U.S. New York, N.Y.: Bloomsbury; 2008. Abstract

ages 13-18; book level 5.8

Fletcher C. Ten cents a dance. Vol 1st U.S. New York: Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books : Distributed to the trade by Macmillan; 2008. Abstract

Lexile measure 630; book level 4.2

Colman P. Thanksgiving: The true story. Vol 1st. New York: Henry Holt; 2008. Abstract

"Every year on the fourth Thursday of November, Americans celebrate with a Thanksgiving meal. But what is the origin of this tradition? Did it really begin when the Pilgrims and Native Americans got together in 1621 in Plymouth,Massachusetts? In her signature narrative nonfiction style, Penny Colman paints a fascinating picture of this cherished American holiday. She examines numerous Thanksgiving claims which were antecedents to the national holiday we celebrate today, raises the turkey question - does everyone eat turkey on Thanksgiving? - and shows Sarah Josepha Hale's instrumental role in establishing the holiday. Get ready to delve into the rich past of Thanksgiving in an enlightening history that uncovers the true story."; ages 9-12; book level 6.8

Volponi P. Hurricane song. New York: Viking; 2008. Abstract

Lexile measure 850

Cooper E. Ridiculous, hilarious, terrible, cool. New York, NY: Dial Books; 2008. Abstract

Ages 12-18; book level 5.6

Vander Zee R, ill Himler, Ronald. Always with you. Grand Rapids MI: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers; 2008. Abstract

Lexile measure 570; ages 7-10

Kluger S. My most excellent year : a novel of love, Mary Poppins, & Fenway Park. New York: Dial Books; 2008. Abstract

Lexile measure 1030; ages 12-up; book level 6.1

McKissack P, ill James, Gordon C.. Home-run king. New York: Viking; 2008. Abstract

Lexile measure 570, Ages 8-11; Book level 3.6; Realistic fiction

Anderson LH, ill Faulkner, Matt. Independent dames : what you never knew about the women and girls of the American Revolution. Vol 1st. New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers; 2008. Abstract

ages 6-11; book level 6.1