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The Mighty Miss Malone

By Christopher Paul Curtis

"We are a family on a journey to a place called wonderful" is the motto of Deza Malone's family. Deza is the smartest girl in her class in Gary ...

Recommended for AGE 9-12 years


Release Date Jan. 10, 2012

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The Boy Who Invented TV

By Kathleen Krull; illustrated by Greg Couch

An inspiring true story of a boy genius.

Plowing a potato field in 1920, a 14-year-old farm boy from Idaho saw in the parallel rows of overturned earth a way ...

Recommended for AGE 6-9 years


Release Date Sept. 8, 2009

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Mr. Chickee's Messy Mission

By Christopher Paul Curtis

Steven and his best friend Russell are back!

When Russell's dog, Rodney Rodent, jumps into a mural to chase a demonic-looking gnome and disappears, the Flint Future Detectives are ...

Recommended for AGE 8-12 years


Release Date Jan. 23, 2007

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Mr. Chickee's Funny Money

By Christopher Paul Curtis

Mr. Chickee, the genial blind man in the neighborhood, gives 9-year-old Steven a mysterious bill with 15 zeros on it and the image of a familiar but startling face. Could ...

Recommended for AGE 8-12 years


Release Date Oct. 11, 2005

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Bucking the Sarge

By Christopher Paul Curtis

Luther T. Farrell has got to get out of Flint, Michigan.

As his best friend Sparky says, “Flint’s nothing but the Titanic.”

And his mother, a.k.a. the ...

Recommended for AGE 12 and up


Release Date Sept. 14, 2004

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