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From Newbery Medalist Russell Freedman

VIETNAM: A History of the War

★ “A must for all history shelves."—Booklist, starred review

★ “A clear-eyed view of a watershed event.”—School Library Journal, starred review

★ “Masterful."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

★ “An excellent study. . . . Poignant."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

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NONFICTION

Writing with Rosie
You Can Write a Story Too
by Patricia Reilly Giff

Two-time Newbery Honor-winning author Patricia Reilly Giff shares her best tips for writing fiction with aspiring young writers.

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NONFICTION

Cat on the Bus
by Aram Kim
Aram Kim, Illustrator

This nearly wordless book uses onomatopoeia and striking bold illustrations to tell the story of a homeless cat who meets an Asian grandfather on a bus and finally finds a home.

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PICTURE BOOK

Look Up!
by Jung Jin-Ho
Jung Jin-Ho, Illustrator

Dramatic aerial views and an expressive, subtle palette tell a story about a wheelchair-bound girl looking down from her balcony at passersby below and urging them to "look up!"

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PICTURE BOOK

Clayton Stone, Facing Off
by Ena Jones

Middle-school spy Clayton Stone is back in business, this time going undercover to protect the President's son in the hilarious sequel to Clayton Stone, At Your Service.

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MIDDLE-GRADE FICTION

Squirrel in the House
by Vivian Vande Velde
Steve Björkman, Illustrator

A gleefully oblivious Squirrel narrates this rib-tickling chapter book about how he turns a family get together upside-down.

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CHAPTER BOOK

This Month's Classroom Picks . . . Explore U.S. History with Newbery Medalist Russell Freedman
Because They Marched
The People's Campaign for Voting Rights That Changed America
by Russell Freedman

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1965 march for voting right from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, Newbery Medalist Russell Freedman has written a riveting account of this pivotal event in the history of civil rights. Illustrated with more than forty photographs, this is an essential chronicle of events every American should know.

Educator's Guide and E-book available
CCSS:
SL. 6.1, 1a-d, 2-6
W. 6.1-4, 7-9, 9b, 10
L. 6.3, 4, 4a, 4c-d, 5, 5a, 5c,6
RH. 6-8.1-10
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Award-winning author Russell Freedman's newest masterwork is VIETNAM: A History of the War which has already garnered four starred reviews! Discover more of his award-winning nonfiction in this month's Classroom Picks here.