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Ms.  Jennifer  Bledsoe
Gifted/6th Grade Social Studies
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Wish List 

Mrs. Bledsoe’s Classroom Library Wish List


Title                                  Author                Sequel/Series

Traditional Literature

D’Aulaire’s Book of Norse Myths          D’Aulaire, Ingri

Myths and Legends                              Horowitz, Anthony

The Rough-Face Girl                            Martin, Rafe

The Outlaws of Sherwood          McKinley, Robin

Beast                                                  Napoli, Donna Jo

Bound                                                 Napoli, Donna Jo

Favorite Greek Myths                         Osborne, Mary Pope

The Once and Future King          White, T.H.

Greyling                                             Yolen, Jane

Here There Be Dragons                       Yolen, Jane                                yes



Love That Dog                                     Creech, Sharon

If You’re Not Here, Please Raise          Dakos, Kalli


Joyful Noise                                                Fleischman, Paul

Toastful Marshmallows                        George, Kristine

I Never Said I Wasn’t Difficult          Holbrook, Sara

One of Those Hideous Books                Sones, Sonya

          Where the Mother Dies

Biographies, Autobiographies, and Memoirs

Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young        Frank, Anne


Helen Keller: A Photographic Story      Garrett Leslie                            yes

          of a Life

The Tarantula in My Purse                   George, Jean Craighead              yes

Water Buffalo Days: Growing Up in     Huynh, Quang Nhuong      

          Vietnam                                     and Tseng, Jean & Mou-sien

Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio        Kehret, Pet

Tree Shaker: The Story of Nelson       Keller, Bill


How Angel Peterson Got His Name        Paulsen, Gary

My Life in Dog Years                          Paulsen, Gary



Hitler Youth                                       Bartoletti, Susan

World War II                                    DK Eyewitness Books                  yes

The Way Things Work                         Macaulay, David

Castle                                                 Macaulay, David                        yes

You Wouldn’t Want to Be an Egyptian   Stewart, David, Salariya,

          Mummy!                                       David, and Antram, David


Realistic Fiction

Nothing But the Truth                         Avi

Hope Was Here                                   Bauer, Joan

Rules of the Road                                Bauer, Joan                               yes

Tangerine                                           Bloor, Edward

School Story                                      Clements, Andrew

The Chocolate War                              Cormier, Robert                        yes

Walk Two Moons                                 Creech, Sharon

Chasing Redbird                                  Creech, Sharon

Seedfolks                                           Fleischman, Paul

The Clique                                          Harrison, Lisi                            yes

The View from Saturday                      Konigsburg, E.L.

The Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place       Konigsburg, E.L.

Silent to the Bone                               Konigsburg, E.L.

Son of the Mob                                   Korman, Gordan                         yes

Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life   Mass, Wendy        

Tripping Over the Lunch Lady              Mercado, Nancy

Hatchet                                              Paulsen, Gary

The Schwa Was Here                          Shusterman, Neal

Peak                                                   Smith, Roland

Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie           Sonnenblick, Jordan

Maniac Magee                                     Spinelli, Jerry

Loser                                                  Spinelli, Jerry

Stargirl                                              Spinelli, Jerry                          yes

Surviving the Applewhites                   Tolan, Stephanie S.

Each Little Bird That Sings                  Wiles, Deborah

Love, Ruby Lavender                           Wiles, Deborah



The Word Eater                                  Amato, Mary and Ryniak,


The Underneath                                  Appelt, Kathi

Artemis Fowl                                      Colfer, Eoin                               yes

Gregor the Overlander                        Collins, Suzanne                         yes

The Sea of Trolls                                Farmer, Nancy                          yes

The Thief Lord                                   Funke, Cornelia                         

Princess Academy                            Hale, Shannon

Children of the Lamp                           Kerr, P.B.

Guardians of Ga’Hoole: The Capture     Lasky, Kathryn                          yes

Ella Enchanted                                    Levine, Gail Carson

The Lion, the Witch, and the                Lewis, C.S.                                yes


Twilight                                              Meyer, Stephanie                      yes

Eragon                                                Paolini, Christopher          yes

The Lightning Thief                             Riordan, Rick                            yes

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Rowling, J.K.                             yes


Midnighters                                        Westerfeld, Scott                     yes

The Warrior Heir                               Chima, Cinda Williams                yes

The Extraordinary Adventures of        Yancey, Rick                             yes

          Alfred Kropp


Historical Fiction  

Fever 1793                                         Anderson, Laurie Halse

Crispin: The Cross of Lead                   Avi                                           yes

Sadako and the Thousand Paper            Coerr, Eleanor


Catherine, Called Birdy                        Cushman, Karen

Stone Fox                                           Gardiner, John Reynolds

A Boy at War                                     Mazer, Harry                            yes

Kensuke’s Kingdom                               Morpurgo, Michael

Private Peaceful                                  Morpurgo, Michael

Soldier’s Heart                                   Paulsen, Gary

Where the Red Fern Grows                  Rawls, Wilson

Riding Freedom                                   Ryan, Pam Munoz

Under the Blood-Red Sun                     Salisbury, Graham

The Wednesday Wars                          Schmidt, Gary

Homeless Bird                                     Whelan, Gloria

The Ravenmaster’s Secret          Woodruff, Elvira

Hiroshima                                           Yep, Laurence

The Devil’s Arithmetic                         Yolen, Jane


Science Fiction

Things Not Seen                                  Clements, Andrew

The Supernaturalist                            Colfer, Eoin

The Last Dog on Earth                         Ehrenhaft, Daniel

The House of the Scorpion                   Farmer, Nancy

The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm              Farmer, Nancy

Among the Hidden                               Haddix, Margaret                      yes

Double Identity                                  Haddix, Margaret  

Stormbreaker                                     Horowitz, Anthony                     yes

The Beasties                              Sleator, William

Cryptid Hunter                                   Smith, Roland

Uglies                                                 Westerfeld, Scott                     yes



Chasing Vermeer                                  Balliet, Blue                              yes

Half-Moon Investigations                    Colfer, Eoin

The Face on the Milk Carton                Cooney, Caroline                        yes

Last Shot: A Final Four Mystery          Feinstein, John

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs.         Konigsburg, E.L.

          Basil E. Frankweiler

On the Run: Chasing the Falconers        Korman, Gordan                         yes

How to Disappear Completely and         Nickerson, Sara

          Never Be Found

Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief         Van Draanen, Wendelin              yes