Posted on March 17, 2015 by Ms. Martha
Summary: Nathaniel Harlow lives with his grandfather in a trailer park in Franklin County, Florida, and he has always been unlucky–but when he is struck by lightning on his eleventh birthday and survives, it seems like his luck starts to change.
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Posted on May 22, 2013 by Ms. Martha
Summary: Danny Shine is a 12 year old boy. He loves comic books. But people in school believe that he is a jinx and brings bad luck, because everywhere he goes, bad things happen.
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Posted on June 29, 2012 by Ms. Martha
Summary: Kidnapping, family secrets, and adventure on the high seas–perfect for middle grade fans of historical fiction! When Luc is chosen to become an apprentice to a local fisherman, his life takes a turn for the better. Luc is a natural at sea, and before long he and a teenaged girl who lives with the fisherman form a strong bond. That bond is tested when Luc is taken captive by a band of merciless pirates, and sold into slavery. Moving from 1485 to 1500, from France to Africa, from humble beginnings to a noble future, this historical fiction adventure will leave readers pondering the true meaning of good fortune.
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