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In ancient Egypt, fourteen-year-old Ramses, second son of the pharaoh, competes with his older brother to win the throne upon their father's death. (F JAC)

In ancient Egypt, fourteen-year-old Ramses, second son of the pharaoh, competes with his older brother to win the throne upon their father's death. (F JAC)

In medieval Wales, follows Cecily whose family is lured by cheap land and the duty of all Englishman to help keep down the "vicious" Welshmen, and Gwenhwyfar, a Welsh girl who must wait hand and foot on her new English mistress. (F COA)

In medieval Wales, follows Cecily whose family is lured by cheap land and the duty of all Englishman to help keep down the "vicious" Welshmen, and Gwenhwyfar, a Welsh girl who must wait hand and foot on her new English mistress. (F COA)

A fictionalized account, told in verse, of the Salem witch trials, told from the perspective of three young women living in Salem in 1692--Mercy Lewis, Margaret Walcott, and Ann Putnam, Jr. (F HEM)

A fictionalized account, told in verse, of the Salem witch trials, told from the perspective of three young women living in Salem in 1692--Mercy Lewis, Margaret Walcott, and Ann Putnam, Jr. (F HEM)

In the early 1980s Ada and Stefan are young, would-be lovers living on opposite sides of the Berlin Wall--Ada lives with her mother and grandmother and paints graffiti on the Wall, and Stefan lives with his grandmother in the East and dreams of escaping to the West. (F KEP)

In the early 1980s Ada and Stefan are young, would-be lovers living on opposite sides of the Berlin Wall--Ada lives with her mother and grandmother and paints graffiti on the Wall, and Stefan lives with his grandmother in the East and dreams of escaping to the West. (F KEP)

Only in wartime could a stalwart lass from Manchester rub shoulders with a Scottish aristocrat; one a pilot, the other a special operations executive. But when a vital mission goes wrong, one of the friends has to bail out of a faulty plane over France. She is captured by the Gestapo and becomes a prisoner of war. (F WEI)

Only in wartime could a stalwart lass from Manchester rub shoulders with a Scottish aristocrat; one a pilot, the other a special operations executive. But when a vital mission goes wrong, one of the friends has to bail out of a faulty plane over France. She is captured by the Gestapo and becomes a prisoner of war. (F WEI)

While on vacation in Scotland, Clare touches an ancient stone circle and is hurled back in time 200 years, to 1743. (F GAL)

While on vacation in Scotland, Clare touches an ancient stone circle and is hurled back in time 200 years, to 1743. (F GAL)

Paris, 1878: Eccentric antiquarian Lord Littleby and his ten servants are found murdered in Littleby’s mansion on the rue de Grenelle, and a priceless Indian shawl is missing. Police commissioner “Papa” Gauche recovers only one piece of evidence from the crime scene: a golden key shaped like a whale.  (F AKU)

Paris, 1878: Eccentric antiquarian Lord Littleby and his ten servants are found murdered in Littleby’s mansion on the rue de Grenelle, and a priceless Indian shawl is missing. Police commissioner “Papa” Gauche recovers only one piece of evidence from the crime scene: a golden key shaped like a whale. (F AKU)


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Kaleidoscope Eyes by Jennifer Bryant

Kaleidoscope Eyes by Jennifer Bryant

Tells the story of Ann Putnam Jr. who writes a letter of apology fourteen years after the Salem, Massachusetts, witch trials in 1692, which resulted in the hanging of nineteen women accused of witchcraft.

Tells the story of Ann Putnam Jr. who writes a letter of apology fourteen years after the Salem, Massachusetts, witch trials in 1692, which resulted in the hanging of nineteen women accused of witchcraft.

Invisible world : a novel of the Salem witch trials / Suzanne Weyn.

Invisible world : a novel of the Salem witch trials / Suzanne Weyn.

"Witches' Children" (1987) by Patricia Clapp.   "When the young girls of Salem suddenly find themselves subject to fits of screaming and strange visions, some believe that they are the victims of witches."   This vivid retelling, based on primary sources and historical fact, provides a 1st person look into the Salem Witch Trials. Aimed at grades 6-8. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.3 (Image source: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/793166.Witches_Children) By Mel T.

"Witches' Children" (1987) by Patricia Clapp. "When the young girls of Salem suddenly find themselves subject to fits of screaming and strange visions, some believe that they are the victims of witches." This vivid retelling, based on primary sources and historical fact, provides a 1st person look into the Salem Witch Trials. Aimed at grades 6-8. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.3 (Image source: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/793166.Witches_Children) By Mel T.

Tituba of Salem Village by Ann Petry

Tituba of Salem Village by Ann Petry

Jenkins and Clyde are at it again in this companion novel to "My Weird Neighbor." This time in "Weird Trip Back to Salem" (2014), the boys are sent on a time traveling mission to not only clear up the mysteries surrounding the Salem Witch Trials, but they also have to save Jenkins' sister before she is mistaken for a witch and punished accordingly. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.1-6.6, 6.9

Jenkins and Clyde are at it again in this companion novel to "My Weird Neighbor." This time in "Weird Trip Back to Salem" (2014), the boys are sent on a time traveling mission to not only clear up the mysteries surrounding the Salem Witch Trials, but they also have to save Jenkins' sister before she is mistaken for a witch and punished accordingly. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.1-6.6, 6.9

IDEAS  A Lesson: Using Karen Hesse's Out of the Dust as a model of great setting descriptions (as well as Patricia MacLachlan's All the Places to Love), this lesson focuses on creating memorable setting details, which is a sub-skill of Idea Development.  Click here (or on the book cover) to view and print this complimentary PDF lesson.

IDEAS A Lesson: Using Karen Hesse's Out of the Dust as a model of great setting descriptions (as well as Patricia MacLachlan's All the Places to Love), this lesson focuses on creating memorable setting details, which is a sub-skill of Idea Development. Click here (or on the book cover) to view and print this complimentary PDF lesson.

Brushing Mom's Hair - A fourteen-year-old girl, whose mother's breast cancer diagnosis and treatment have affected every aspect of their lives, finds release in ballet and art classes.

Brushing Mom's Hair - A fourteen-year-old girl, whose mother's breast cancer diagnosis and treatment have affected every aspect of their lives, finds release in ballet and art classes.

This discussion guide created by Scholastic pairs along with the fiction book "I Walk in Dread" by Lisa Rowe Fraustino. This discussion guide can be student or teacher led. It offers a chance to test student understanding of the book. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.8, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.4 (Image source: http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plan/i-walk-dread-discussion-guide) By Mel T.

This discussion guide created by Scholastic pairs along with the fiction book "I Walk in Dread" by Lisa Rowe Fraustino. This discussion guide can be student or teacher led. It offers a chance to test student understanding of the book. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.8, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.4 (Image source: http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plan/i-walk-dread-discussion-guide) By Mel T.

The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare

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The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare

All the Broken Pieces

All the Broken Pieces

In "My Weird Neighbor" (2014), Shelia Brodhead tells the tale of eleven year old Jenkins and his encounters with the new kid in the neighborhood. The last thing Jenkins wants to do is go on a field trip to boring old Salem, Massachusetts, especially with his project partner, the weird new kid who moved next door. Jenkins never expected what happened next to occur. Can the boys prove that something is wrong about the trials? CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.1-6.6, 6.9

In "My Weird Neighbor" (2014), Shelia Brodhead tells the tale of eleven year old Jenkins and his encounters with the new kid in the neighborhood. The last thing Jenkins wants to do is go on a field trip to boring old Salem, Massachusetts, especially with his project partner, the weird new kid who moved next door. Jenkins never expected what happened next to occur. Can the boys prove that something is wrong about the trials? CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.1-6.6, 6.9

Outspoken thirteen-year-old Addie Carle learns about love, loss, and staying true to herself as she navigates seventh grade, enjoys a visit from her grandmother, fights with her boyfriend, and endures gossip and meanness from her former best friend.

Outspoken thirteen-year-old Addie Carle learns about love, loss, and staying true to herself as she navigates seventh grade, enjoys a visit from her grandmother, fights with her boyfriend, and endures gossip and meanness from her former best friend.

Hugging the Rock - Through a series of poems, Rachel expresses her feelings about her parents' divorce, living without her mother, and her changing attitude towards her father.

Hugging the Rock - Through a series of poems, Rachel expresses her feelings about her parents' divorce, living without her mother, and her changing attitude towards her father.

"The Salem Witch Trials: An Unsolved Mystery from History" (2004) by J. Yolen, H. Stemple, and R. Roth differs from other Salem books targeting grades 4-6.  Using an investigative approach, students are urged to draw their own perspectives and conclusions.  Vocabulary is introduced with notes defining new words.  CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.6, 6.9  (Image source: http://janeyolen.com/works/history-mystery-the-salem-witch-trials/) By Kate R.

"The Salem Witch Trials: An Unsolved Mystery from History" (2004) by J. Yolen, H. Stemple, and R. Roth differs from other Salem books targeting grades 4-6. Using an investigative approach, students are urged to draw their own perspectives and conclusions. Vocabulary is introduced with notes defining new words. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.6, 6.9 (Image source: http://janeyolen.com/works/history-mystery-the-salem-witch-trials/) By Kate R.

"Arrested for witchcraft! : Nickolas Flux and the Salem witch trials" by Mari Bolte (2014) is a graphic novel about a young, 21st century space travelling history buff, caught up in the feverish mania at the peak of the Trials. This short, vivid text may appeal to more reluctant readers and encourage all readers to think about how they would react if they found themselves in Nickolas's out-of-place Converse. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.3

"Arrested for witchcraft! : Nickolas Flux and the Salem witch trials" by Mari Bolte (2014) is a graphic novel about a young, 21st century space travelling history buff, caught up in the feverish mania at the peak of the Trials. This short, vivid text may appeal to more reluctant readers and encourage all readers to think about how they would react if they found themselves in Nickolas's out-of-place Converse. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.3