Middleberry Awards (All)

Tree of Cranes

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By Allen Say 

A Japanese boy learns of Christmas when his mother decorates a pine tree with paper cranes.

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

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By Judy Blume 

Peter finds his demanding two-year-old brother an ever-increasing problem.

Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Fabulous Life

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By Rachel Renee Russell 

Fourteen-year-old Nikki Maxwell writes in her diary of her struggle to be popular at her exclusive new private school, then of finding her place after she gives up on being part of the elite group.

Swindle

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By Gordon Korman 

After unscrupulous collector S. Wendell Palamino cons him out of a valuable baseball card, sixth-grader Griffin Bing puts together a band of misfits to break into Palomino's heavily guarded store and steal the card back.

Stink: The Incredible Shrinking Kid

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By Megan McDonald 

The shortest kid in the second grade, James Moody, also known as Stink, learns all about the shortest president of the United States, James Madison, when they celebrate Presidents' Day at school.

Rules

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By Cynthia Lord 

Frustrated at life with an autistic brother, twelve-year-old Catherine longs for a normal existence but her world is further complicated by a friendship with an young paraplegic.

Rough Face Girl

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By Rafe Martin 

In this Algonquin Indian version of the Cinderella story, the Rough-Face Girl and her two beautiful but heartless sisters compete for the affections of the Invisible Being.

A Picture Book of Thomas Alva Edison

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By David A. Adler 

An introduction to the genius with a curious mind who loved to experiment and who invented the phonograph, light bulb, movie camera, and numerous other items.

The Paint Brush Kid

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By Clyde Robert Bulla 

Uncle Pancho is about to lose his house! Gregory and his friends love Uncle Pancho. He isn't really anyone's uncle-he's their friend. When he begins to tell the story of his life, Gregory has an idea. He will paint the story of Uncle Pancho's Life... and maybe, just maybe, the painting will help save Uncle Pancho's house.

Mr. Popper's Penguins

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By Richard AtwateAr 

Mr. Popper trains his twelve pet penguins to become stage sensations.

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