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The Mother-Daughter Book Club by Heather Vogel Frederick

The Mother-Daughter Book Club by Heather Vogel Frederick.  Simon & Shuster, 2007, 236 pp. Reading Level: Middle Grade, 10-12 Recommended for: ages 11-13 (especially girls) Bottom Line: In this series opener, four sixth-grade girls discover that reading the classics can change contemporary attitudes. Sixth grade is not starting well for Emma Hawthorne, who’s wearing hand-me-downs 

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The Mother-Daughter Book Camp by Heather Vogel Frederick

The Mother-Daughter Book Camp by Heather Vogel Frederick.  Simon & Shuster, 2016, 321 pages Reading Level: Middle Grade, 10-12 Recommended for: ages 11-16 (especially girls) Bottom Line:  The Mother-Daughter Book Club series wraps up with all five members of the club serving as camp counselors together before launching their adult lives. Emma, Jess, et al., 

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Under a Painted Sky by Stacey Lee

Under a Painted Sky by Stacey Lee.  G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2015,  370 pages  Reading Level: Young Adults, ages 15 – 18 Recommended for: Ages 16 and up Bottom Line:  The events of one day change Sammy from a moody teenage girl to a fugitive striking out into the west, in an engaging work of historical 

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Raymie Nightingale by Kate DiCamillo

Raymie Nightingale by Kate DiCamillo.  Candlewick, 2016, 263 pages Reading Level: Middle grades, ages 8-10 Recommended for: ages 8-12 Bottom Line: Three 10-year-old girls cope with life’s ups and downs by learning to rely on each other, in a story with “magical” elements. Raymie Clarke, age 10, has one goal: by winning the Little Miss 

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Emily of Deep Valley by Maud Hart Lovelace

Emily of Deep Valley by Maud Hart Lovelace. William Morrow Paperbacks, 2010 (Reprint, orig. 1950). 336 pages. Reading Level: Young Adult, ages 12-15 Recommended for: Ages 12 and up Bottom Line:  Coming-of-age, romance, and historical fiction is combined in a little-known novel by a classic American author. While all her classmates are going off to college, 

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