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Stone, Nic

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Summary: Writing letters to the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., seventeen-year-old college-bound Justyce McAllister struggles to face the reality of race relations today and how they are shaping him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2017

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Scanlon, Elizabeth Garton

Summary: In a series of letters a student laments the absence of her teacher and daily routine, but she soon realizes there are benefits to mixing things up, and that perhaps having a substitue teacher is not so bad afterall.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/HYPERION 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E VER

Dowell, Frances O'Roark

Summary: In a series of letters to her cousin, twelve-year-old Arie Mae relates her life in a mountain valley of North Carolina in the 1920s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION DOW

Inches, Alison

Summary: Corduroy shows Lisa that writing letters to express your opinion can make a difference.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN INC

Cummings, Troy

Summary: A dog looking for a home sends letters to prospective owners on Butternut Street, with surprising results.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E CUM

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CUM

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE CUM

Funk, Josh

Summary: As a school project, George and Blaise become pen pals, writing rhyming letters about their favorite things to do, unaware that one is human and the other a dragon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, Penguin Young Readers Group 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E FUN

James, Simon

Summary: A young girl and her teacher correspond about the whale she has discovered in her pond.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Paperbacks 1996

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JAM

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JAM

Thoms, Susan Collins.

Summary: On each of the twelve days during her Christmas visit with her cousin Will, Katie writes home describing the history, geography, animals, and interesting sites of Michigan that she has explored. Uses the cumulative pattern of the traditional carol to present amusing state trivia at the end of each letter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2010

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2 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: E THO

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Thoms 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: JE THO

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE THO

Hest, Amy.

Summary: In a series of letters to her new dog, fourth-grader Annie Rossi relates her daily exploits and remembers her mother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HES

James, Helen Foster

Summary: A grandmother shares her adventures and special memories with her grandchild through a series of letters written while she is traveling the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JAM

Whitman, Sylvia

Summary: When a nonprofit organization called Save the Girls pairs a fourteen-year-old Sudanese refugee with an American teenager from Richmond, Virginia, the pen pals teach each other compassion and share a bond that bridges two continents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WHI

McDonald, Megan

Summary: Incredible shrinking kid: The shortest kid in the second grade, James Moody, also known as Stink, learns about the shortest president of the United States, James Madison, when they celebrate Presidents' Day at school and discovers candy companies will send him free samples if he writes letters to them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED MCD

Jules, Jacqueline

Summary: Sofia is making a family time capsule, filled with pictures and mementos from their lives, to be opened in fifteen years, and Abuela contributes letters to each of her grandchildren--but Sofia is so consumed with curiosity that she decides to sneak a peak at what her letter says.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

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Wellington, Monica

Summary: "A young dancer writes a letter to a ballerina she admires"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E WEL

Bliss, Bryan

Summary: "Toby and Luke are best friends, bound by a goal of leaving their hometown for Luke's wrestling scholarship, but a series of events during their senior year will test their resolve"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BLI

Klise, Kate.

Summary: In this story told mostly through letters, Noah Breth's feuding children come to Ghastly, Illinois, to follow a trail of limericks to their inheritance, while Seymour tries to convince Iggy and Olive to let him keep Mr. Breth's dog.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KLI

Clements, Andrew

Summary: As letters flow back and forth--between the prairies of Illinois and the mountains of Afghanistan, across cultural and religious divides--sixth-grader Abby, ten-year-old Amira, and eleven-year-old Sadeed begin to speak and listen to each other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CLE

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JFIC CLE

Stein, David Ezra.

Summary: This is my letter I wrote to Grandmouse because I miss her. She went back to the country and I'm in the city. Mama said why don't I write her a letter, so I did.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: JE CD Fiction Stein 2012

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE LOV

Carroll, Emma

Summary: When Alice goes to stay with her grandmother she discovers the magical Darkling Wood, where she meets a strange friend and discovers letters written between a brother and sister during WWI.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC CAR

Thomas, Leah

Summary: " Ollie and Moritz might never meet, but their friendship knows no bounds. Their letters carry on as Ollie embarks on his first road trip away from the woods--no easy feat for a boy allergic to electricity--and Moritz decides which new school would best suit an eyeless boy who prefers to be alone. Along the way they meet other teens like them, other products of strange science who lead...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC THO

Nolen, Jerdine.

Summary: In a series of letters a boy, his science teacher, and his parents discuss the progress of a very unusual, sometimes frightening, plant that becomes more human as the summer progresses.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2003

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE PLA

LaFleur, Suzanne M.

Summary: While living with her Gram in Vermont, eleven-year-old Aubrey writes letters as a way of dealing with losing her father and sister in a car accident, and then being abandoned by her grief-stricken mother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LAF

Klise, Kate.

Summary: When film producer Moe Block Busters offers to make their book into a movie, Iggy, Olive, and Seymour head to Hollywood where Olive, furious at being written out of the script, enlists the help of a famed femme fatale to scare the despicable director half to death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Children's Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KLI

Cleary, Beverly.

Summary: A series of letters from Leigh Botts to an author, Mr. Henshaw, dealing with Leigh's aspirations of becoming an author, as well as excerpts from his diary showing the concerns of a bright young boy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon 1983

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