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Johnny Tremain by Esther Hoskins Forbes (1943)

Winner of the Newberry Medal in 1944, Johnny Tremain tells the fictional story of a talented, young silversmith apprentice during the pre-American Revolutionary War era.   His  life and career are full of promise until a tragic accident occurs and … Continue reading

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Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1852)

“So you are the little woman who wrote the book that started this great war.” According to her son, this is what President Abraham Lincoln said upon meeting Harriet Beecher Stowe for the first time in 1862.  This classic is extremely … Continue reading

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