Arcady’s Goal

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Arcady’s Goal

by Eugene Yelchin

Age: 9+

Interests: history, U.S.S.R., orphans, soccer

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The Silver Sword

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The Silver Sword

(published in the US as Escape from Warsaw)

by Ian Seraillier

Age: 9+

Interests: history, World War II, Poland, war, family, poverty, refugees, strong female characters

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The Higher Power of Lucky

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 2007

The Higher Power of Lucky

by Susan Patron

Age: 9+

Interests: grief, small town life, poverty

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Bud, Not Buddy

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 2000

Bud, Not Buddy

by Christopher Paul Curtis

Age: 9+

Interests: history, American history, music, jazz, the Great Depression, racism, orphans More

The View from Saturday

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1997

The View from Saturday

by E. L. Konigsburg

Age: 9+

Interests: school, teachers, friendship, academic competitions

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The Mighty Miss Malone

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The Mighty Miss Malone

by Christopher Paul Curtis

Age: 9+

Interests: strong female characters, history, American history, poverty, racism, Depression/1930s More

Johnny Tremain

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1944

Johnny Tremain

by Esther Forbes

Age: 9+

Interests: American history, history, American Revolution, Boston, war More

King of Shadows

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King of Shadows

by Susan Cooper

Age: 9 +

Interests: theatre, Shakespeare, history, English history, time travel, mystery

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Onion John

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1960

Onion John

by Joseph Krumgold

Age: 9 +

Interests: father-son relationships, careers, superstition, tolerance, small town life

Also by this author: … And Now Miguel (another Newbery Medal winner), Henry 3, The Most Terrible Turk: A Story of Turkey, Sweeney’s Adventure

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Amos Fortune, Free Man

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Amos Fortune, Free Man

Elizabeth Yates

illustrated by Nora S. Unwin

Age: 9 +

Interests: history, American history, biography, slavery, racism, religion

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