June 19, 2019

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Which one starts like this? Click on a book below to answer

My grandmama Ola says yellow is the first color she ever remembers seeing. It was just there, she says.
Oranges in No Man's Land
Elizabeth Larid

Oranges in No Man's Land

By: Elizabeth Larid
Recommended for grade(s): 5, 6, 7

A gripping story of a girl risking death to make a lifesaving dash through wartorn Beirut. Oranges in No Man’s Land tells the riveting story of ten-year-old Ayesha’s terrifying journey across no man’s land to reach a doctor in hostile territory in search of medicine for her dying grandmother. --From Haymarket Books

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Yellow Bird and Me (sequel to The Gift Giver)
Joyce Hansen

Yellow Bird and Me (sequel to The Gift Giver)

By: Joyce Hansen
Recommended for grade(s): 4, 5

In a sequel to THE GIFT-GIVER, Doris reluctantly starts helping Yellow Bird, the class clown, with his reading problem. To her surprise, Doris finds that in caring for and helping Bird, she develops a new friend. —from the website at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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All The Colors Of The Earth
Sheila Hamanaka

All The Colors Of The Earth

By: Sheila Hamanaka
Recommended for grade(s): 3

Celebrate the colors of children and the colors of love—not black or white or yellow or red, but roaring brown, whispering gold, tinkling pink, and more. —from the HarperCollins website

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Toning the Sweep
Angela Johnson

Toning the Sweep

By: Angela Johnson
Recommended for grade(s): 8, 9

Three generations of African American women, each holding on to a separate truth. Their story -- encompassing racism and murder as well as the family commonplaces that make a life -- is one that readers will never forget. Coretta Scott King Award Winner 1994.  --from Scholastic.

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