Posted on March 18, 2015 by Ms. Martha
Summary: A week before high school graduation, Harvard-bound Higgs suddenly finds his life falling apart and the other students turning against him, and somehow it all started with a hypothetical question about donating a kidney–but really it goes much deeper, all the way back to the death of his older brother.
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Posted on September 20, 2012 by Ms. Martha
Summary: Abby Lovitt is put in charge of training the expensive and haughty horse Pie in the Sky after his owner refuses. While trying to get a hold on him, she must deal with the new challenges, both good and bad, that come with being a freshman in high school in 1970’s Northern California.
Find it at WCPL
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Posted on April 4, 2012 by jennifera74
Summary: “Best friends Lee Jones and Joan Lee have a lot more in common besides their names. On the eve of their class trip, they each learn their parents are getting divorced. Ugh. The class trip is a dud, so Lee and Joan steal away to talk. What follows is an afternoon nap in a lighthouse, walking up to find the Golden Gate Bridge gone–gone!
–and meeting a young man named Sam Clemens, who is on the run from a mysterious stranger.Lee and Joan wonder: Where are they? What year is it? Why don’t their cell phones work? How will they get back? Do they even want to? Will life ever
be the same? “from Amazon
Feiwel and Friends
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