Book List in Order:5 titles

  • Rose and her brothers mock the crazy old Birdman, who sits in his wheelchair surrounded by ugly gray pigeons. The birdman thinks his pigeons are beautiful, but the only things Rose thinks are beautiful are gardens full of red and yellow and blue flow...


  • Forming bonds in a time of war It's the summer of 1943, and for twelve-year-old Celie Marsh the war seems awfully close to her coastal Massachusetts home. She worries about bombs and submarines, and about her big brother, who can't wait to...


  • A story about empathy and charityNine-year-old Meggie hates Old Sam, the berry-picking man. He smells bad, he talks to himself, and, worst of all, he likes Meggie. She wishes her mother, a photographer, didn’t feel responsible for Old Sam, and espe...


  • Sent to live on a farm in Nebraska, Hank and his brother leave the orphanage in New York to start life anew, but the harsh treatment by his new family and the sudden departure of his brother leave Hank with feelings of despair until he meets up with ...


  • After the rest of her family dies in a tenement fire in 1923, nine-year-old Hattie travels from New York to live on a farm in Nebraska, where she struggles to get along with a couple who seems to resent her presence....