KEY: jP = Picture Books; jZ = 1st and 2nd Grade Readers; jE = 3rd and 4th Grade Readers; JF = 5th Grade and Up
|Reynolds, Marilynn||GOODBYE TO GRIFFITH STREET
When a young boy and his mother have to move from their small mining-town home, John finds a special way to say goodbye to his friends on Griffith Street. Poignant illustrations enhance the 1940s setting of this touching story.
|Curtin, Christopher Paul||ELIJAH OF BUXTON
In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom.