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Author McDaniel, Deanna.
Title Gentle reads : great books to warm hearts and lift spirits, grades 5-9 / Deanna J. McDaniel.
Pub Info Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2008.
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Eastham-Children's Coll.  J 028.5 MCD     AVAILABLE
 Falmouth-Children's Room  PARENT TEACHER J 028.5 McD     AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 318 p. ; 25 cm.
Series Children's and young adult literature reference series
Children's and young adult literature reference series.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Picture books -- Fiction -- Historical fiction -- Mystery and detective stories -- Fantasy -- Science fiction -- Novels in verse -- Short stories -- Mythology -- Poetry -- Biography -- Nonfiction -- Indexes -- Author -- Title -- Subject -- Series -- Appendix -- Accelerated reader -- Reading counts -- Junior library guild.
Summary "This volume recommends some 500 positive, heart-warming stories for young readers - stories of the human spirit and what it can accomplish; stories of loving families surviving crises in positive ways; historical tales full of quick-witted people (especially girls); fairy tales with strong women; true stories of survival; and more. These gentle and uplifting reads span every genre - from science fiction and fantasy to mysteries, realistic fiction, biographies, and nonfiction. There are Accelerated Reader titles, Reading Counts titles, and Junior Library Guild selections. Primarily intended for grades 5 to 9, this is a list of reading suggestions for the young adult who wants a great read but does not want to be offended."--BOOK JACKET
Subject Middle school students -- Books and reading -- United States.
Junior high school students -- Books and reading -- United States.
Preteens -- Books and reading -- United States.
Teenagers -- Books and reading -- United States.
Young adult literature, American -- Stories, plots, etc.
Conduct of life -- Juvenile literature -- Bibliography.
Genre Bibliography.
ISBN 9781591584919 (alk. paper)
1591584914 (alk. paper)
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