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Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio

Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio by Peg Kehret At 12 years old, Peg is suddenly stricken by polio. ┬áHer quick thinking parents manage to get her medical care almost immediately, greatly improving her chances. ┬áNonetheless, her case is … Continue reading

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Liar and Spy

Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead Seventh grade is working out be as unpleasant for Georges as it is for most kids. His father lost his job which meant that they had to move out of their house and into … Continue reading

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