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Starting from Scratch (Spring 2012)

Whether they’re moving across the world or just to the next town over, starting a family, or making new friends, we’re celebrating characters who aren’t afraid to start from scratch! List published Fall 2011

Eleanor’s Story: An American Girl in Hitler’s GermanyEleanor’s Story
by Eleanor Ramrath Garner
A Place to Call HomeA Place to Call Home
by Alexis Deacon
A Storm Called KatrinaA Storm Called Katrina
by Myron Uhlberg
All The Way To AmericaAll The Way To America
by Dan Yaccarino
Also Known as Rowan PohiAlso Known as Rowan Pohi
by Robin Benway
Always With YouAlways With You
by Ruth Vander Zee
Anna Casey’s Place in the WorldAnna Casey’s Place in the World
by Adrian Fogelin
Annie’s WarAnnie’s War
by Jacqueline Levering Sullivan
by Mike Mullin
Barn Boot BluesBarn Boot Blues
by Catherine Friend
Bigger Than A Bread BoxBigger Than A Bread Box
by Laurel Snyder
Birdie’s Big-Girl DressBirdie’s Big-Girl Dress
by Sujean Rim
by Pat Schmatz
by Anne Ursu
Clementine and the Family MeetingClementine and the Family Meeting
by Sara Pennypacker
Cleopatra’s MoonCleopatra’s Moon
by Vicky Alvear Shecter
Cold KissCold Kiss
by Amy Garvey
Dark EdenDark Eden
by Patrick Carman
Dear Bully: Seventy Authors Tell Their StoriesDear Bully
by Megan Kelley Hall
by Veronica Roth
by Grace Gilman
Dixie Loves School Pet DayDixie Loves School Pet Day
by Grace Gilman
Dog SenseDog Sense
by Sneed B. Collard III
Ellie McDoodle: New Kid in SchoolEllie McDoodle
by Ruth McNally Barshaw
Ethan, SuspendedEthan, Suspended
by Pamela Ehrenberg
Eva’s StoryEva’s Story
by Eva Schloss (Written with Evelyn Julia Kent)
Everybody Sees the AntsEverybody Sees the Ants
by A.S. King
First Grade StinksFirst Grade Stinks
by Mary Ann Rodman
For the Love of StrangersFor the Love of Strangers
by Mary B. Kelly
Gabriel’s JourneyGabriel’s Journey
by Alison Hart
Ghetto CowboyGhetto Cowboy
by G. Neri
Girl WonderGirl Wonder
by Alexa Martin
Good FortuneGood Fortune
by Li Keng Wong
Half a World AwayHalf a World Away
by Libby Gleeson
How To Save A LifeHow To Save A Life
by Sara Zarr
Invisible InklingInvisible Inkling
by Emily Jenkins
Island StingIsland Sting
by Bonnie J. Doerr
Kindergators: Hands Off, Harry!Kindergators
by Rosemary Wells
Kit Feeny: On the MoveKit Feeny
by Michael Townsend
Knuffle Bunny FreeKnuffle Bunny Free
by Mo Willems
Life, AfterLife, After
by Sarah Darer Littman
Mo Wren, Lost and FoundMo Wren, Lost and Found
by Tricia Springstubb
Moon Over ManifestMoon Over Manifest
by Clare Vanderpool
My Name is Not EasyMy Name is Not Easy
by Debby Dahl Edwardson
My Name is SangoelMy Name is Sangoel
by Karen Lynn Williams & Khadra Mohammed
Night of the Spade Foot ToadsNight of the Spade Foot Toads
by Bill Harley
Olive and SnowflakeOlive and Snowflake
by Tammie Lyon
Rosa’s RoomRosa’s Room
by Barbara Bottner
by Lee McClaine
Small as an ElephantSmall as an Elephant
by Jennifer Richard Jacobson
Something to HoldSomething to Hold
by Katherine Schlick Noe
Squish #2: Brave New PondSquish #2
by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm
by Lucy Christopher
Strings AttachedStrings Attached
by Judy Blundell
The Cheshire Cheese Cat: A Dickens of a TaleThe Cheshire Cheese Cat
by Carmen Agra Deedy and Randall Wright
The Emperer’s Cool ClothesThe Emperer’s Cool Clothes
by Lee Harper
The House Baba BuiltThe House Baba Built
by Ed Young, as told by Libby Koponen
The Midnight ZooThe Midnight Zoo
by Sonya Hartnett
The Park Our Town BuiltThe Park Our Town Built
by Diane Gonzales Bertrand
The PassageThe Passage
by James Kilgore
The Red UmbrellaThe Red Umbrella
by Christina Gonzales
The Unforgotten CoatThe Unforgotten Coat
by Frank Cottrell Boyce
This Girl Is DifferentThis Girl Is Different
by J.J. Johnson
Touch BlueTouch Blue
by Cynthia Lord
by Loretta Ellsworth
What Comes AfterWhat Comes After
by Steve Watkins
by Colin Meloy
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