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Santa Cruz Education Foundation: Wish List for High Schools

These books have been selected for Santa CruzHarbor, and Soquel High Schools and Branciforte Small Schools and will be distributed by the Santa Cruz Education Foundation. Hardbacks are preferred whenever possible. Not all books on the wish list are listed online. Ask to see the full list at our information desk.

$17.95
ISBN: 9780761361695
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Carolrhoda Books - January 2012

Coretta Scott King award-winning author Vaunda Micheaux Nelsons great uncle was Lewis Micheaux, owner of the famous National Memorial African Bookstore. Located in the heart of Harlem, New York, from 1939 to 1975, Micheauxs bookstore became the epicenter of black literary life and a rallying point for the Black Nationalist movement.


$8.99
ISBN: 9780061673030
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - August 31st, 2010

The devil made 'em do it.


$16.99
ISBN: 9780803732278
Availability: Special Order
Published: Dial - March 13th, 2008

Dear Anthony:
I appreciate your recent interest, but I?m not accepting applications at this time. Your letter will be kept in our files and someone will get back to you if there is an opening. Thank you for thinking of me.
Respectfully,

Alejandra Perez
P.S. It?s not ?Allie.? It?s ?Ale.?


$17.99
ISBN: 9780545284134
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 2012

THE FALSE PRINCE is the thrilling first book in a brand-new trilogy filled with danger and deceit and hidden identities that will have readers rushing breathlessly to the end.


$16.99
ISBN: 9781423152194
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Published: Hyperion Books - May 15th, 2012

Oct. 11th, 1943-A British spy plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France. Its pilot and passenger are best friends. One of the girls has a chance at survival. The other has lost the game before it's barely begun.


$18.00
ISBN: 9780316056243
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 2012

Soldier boys emerged from the darkness. Guns gleamed dully. Bullet bandoliers and scars draped their bare chests. Ugly brands scored their faces. She knew why these soldier boys had come. She knew what they sought, and she knew, too, that if they found it, her best friend would surely die.


$17.99
ISBN: 9780375866562
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - July 10th, 2012

Lyrical, imaginative, and wholly original, this "New York Times" bestseller with 8 starred reviews is not to be missed. Rachel Hartman's award-winning debut will have you looking at dragons as you've never imagined them before...
In the kingdom of Goredd, dragons and humans live and work side by side - while below the surface, tensions and hostility simmer.


$9.99
ISBN: 9780439895989
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - June 2012

From bestselling, Printz Award-winning author Libba Bray, a desert island classic.

Survival. Of the fittest.


$17.99
ISBN: 9780803734999
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Published: Dial Books - September 15th, 2011

The untold story of Thomas Jefferson's slave children


$17.99
ISBN: 9780547887203
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - October 2nd, 2012

They called her Water Claire. When she washed up on their shore, no one knew that she came from a society where emotions and colors didn't exist. That she had become a Vessel at age thirteen. That she had carried a Product at age fourteen. That it had been stolen from her body. Claire had a son. But what became of him she never knew. What was his name? Was he even alive?


By Harold Augenbraum (Editor), Ilan Stavans (Editor)
$20.95
ISBN: 9780395661246
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Published: Mariner Books - February 1993

From the mean streets of the barrio to the house on Mango Street, from the Mambo Kings to the Garcia Girls, the authors who contribute to this volume transport us across geographies and through cultures in an attempt to articulate the joys, struggles, defeats, and triumphs of the Latino experience in the United States.


$17.99
ISBN: 9780545116749
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 2012

Critically acclaimed nonfiction author Deborah Hopkinson pieces together the story of the TITANIC and that fateful April night, drawing on the voices of survivors and archival photographs.


$16.99
ISBN: 9780689865053
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 28th, 2012

Three-time Coretta Scott King Award–winner Angela Johnson writes a wrenching, honest book about surviving the unimaginable and finding a way to go on.


$8.99
ISBN: 9780440240259
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Delacorte Press - May 12th, 2009

“A captivating read.”—School Library Journal, Starred


$10.00
ISBN: 9780316129275
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 18th, 2012

Lucky Linderman didn't ask for his life. He didn't ask his grandfather not to come home from the Vietnam War. He didn't ask for a father who never got over it. He didn't ask for a mother who keeps pretending their dysfunctional family is fine. And he didn't ask to be the target of Nader McMillan's relentless bullying, which has finally gone too far.


$17.99
ISBN: 9780545224901
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 18th, 2011

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Shiver and Linger comes a brand new, heartstopping novel.

Some race to win. Others race to survive.

It happens at the start of every November: the Scorpio Races. Riders attempt to keep hold of their water horses long enough to make it to the finish line.
Some riders live.
Others die.


$8.99
ISBN: 9780618863358
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Published: Graphia Books - June 4th, 2007

When you don’t talk, there’s a lot of stuff that ends up not getting said.

Harsh words indeed, from Brian Nelson of all people. But, D. J. can’t help admitting, maybe he’s right.

When you don’t talk, there’s a lot of stuff that ends up not getting said.


$9.99
ISBN: 9780545143004
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chicken House - February 2011

Starred by PW and SLJ! Now in paperback, Rachel Ward's gripping debut psycho-thriller that pairs futuristic sci-fi with a tender, touchingly real love story. Includes a teaser to the sequel!


$16.95
ISBN: 9780393338966
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 2010

David Small, a best-selling and highly regarded children's book illustrator, comes forward with this unflinching graphic memoir.


$10.99
ISBN: 9781595141880
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Razorbill - June 14th, 2011

Over 1 MILLION COPIES SOLD
A #1 New York Times and International Bestseller
This book will change your life


 

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