Middleberry Awards (All)

Charlotte's Web

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By E.B. White 

A pig, a spider and a young woman share a friendship, although their lives have vastly different courses. This frank discussion of life and death in the animal kingdom is a story of courage and compassion.

Bunnicula : A Rabbit Tale of Mystery

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By Deborah Howe 

Though scoffed at by Harold the dog, Chester the cat tries to warn his human family that their foundling baby bunny must be a vampire.

Big Nate in a Class by Himself

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By Lincoln Pierce 

Supremely confident middle school student Nate Wright manages to make getting detention from every one of his teachers in the same day seem like an achievement.

Because of Winn-Dixie

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By Kate DiCamillo 

Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie.

Balloons over Broadway : the true story of the puppeteer of Macy's Parade

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By Melissa Sweet 

Award-winning artist Sweet tells the story of the puppeteer Tony Sarg, capturing his genius, his dedication, his zest for play, and his long-lasting gift to America--the inspired helium balloons that would become the trademark of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Baby Mouse: Queen of the World

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By Jennifer L. Holm 

An imaginative mouse dreams of being queen of the world, but will settle for an invitation to the most popular girl's slumber party.

Amber Brown is not a Crayon

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By Paula Danziger 

   Amber Brown is having what may be the worst year of her life. She and Justin Daniels were the perfect team: they laughed at each other's jokes, sat next to each other in class, and stayed best friends when Justin's dad had to move away. But now things are different. Now Justin's house has been sold and he is going to Alabama; that's too far from New Jersey to think about.

  Told in a uniquely funny and forthright style, this story of a feisty young girl who refuses to let her problems get the better of her will touch and entertain audiences everywhere. You'll laugh and cry with Amber as she learns some valuable lessons about the virtues of patience and the meaning of friendship.

A to Z Mysteries: The Absent Author

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By By Ron Roy, Illustrated by John Gurney 

Dink Duncan and his two friends investigate the apparent kidnapping of famous mystery author Wallis Wallace.

Zeek Meeks vs. the Gruesome Girls

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By By D.L. Green, Illustrated by Josh Alves 

Third-grader Zeke Meeks already has two sisters, so he is bitterly disappointed when his new neighbor proves to be a girl--can Charlie change his mind and prove to him that boys and girls can play together?

Who Was Steve Jobs?

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By Pam Pollack 

Examines the life and accomplishments of computer industry pioneer Steve Jobs, a founder of Apple Computer, Inc.

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