Orbiting Jupiter, by Gary D. Schmidt (released Oct 6, 2015). Jack, 12, tells the gripping story of Joseph, 14, who joins his family as a foster child. Damaged in prison, Joseph wants nothing more than to find his baby daughter, Jupiter, whom he has never seen. When Joseph has begun to believe he'll have a future, he is confronted by demons from his past that force a tragic sacrifice.

Orbiting Jupiter, by Gary D. Schmidt (released Oct 6, 2015). Jack, 12, tells the gripping story of Joseph, 14, who joins his family as a foster child. Damaged in prison, Joseph wants nothing more than to find his baby daughter, Jupiter, whom he has never seen. When Joseph has begun to believe he'll have a future, he is confronted by demons from his past that force a tragic sacrifice.

Tell Me by Joan Bauer reviewed by Katie Fitzgerald @ storytimesecrets.blogspot.com

Tell Me by Joan Bauer reviewed by Katie Fitzgerald @ storytimesecrets.blogspot.com

Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate http://www.amazon.com/dp/1250043239/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_ifsVvb0R44XD6

Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate http://www.amazon.com/dp/1250043239/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_ifsVvb0R44XD6

How To Speak Dolphin by Ginny Rorby (Classroom Uses: Characterization, Conflict, Inquiry, Making Connections, Prediction; Recommended For: Read Aloud, Lit Circles/Book Clubs, Classroom Library)

How To Speak Dolphin by Ginny Rorby (Classroom Uses: Characterization, Conflict, Inquiry, Making Connections, Prediction; Recommended For: Read Aloud, Lit Circles/Book Clubs, Classroom Library)

NPR's Ultimate Backseat Bookshelf for kids 9-14 100 Must Reads including Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt (one of my favorite books for middle schoolers)

NPR's Ultimate Backseat Bookshelf for kids 9-14 100 Must Reads including Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt (one of my favorite books for middle schoolers)

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0061992259/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_uifcsb14XD7EQ

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0061992259/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_uifcsb14XD7EQ

All rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook / Leslie Connor.

All rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook / Leslie Connor.

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