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Girls 10 Feeling glum, bored, braindead, and lazy? Do you need motivation, meaning and a message to make the most of the wonder that is life? Read on, get inspired....



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The one
              and only Ivan The one and only Ivan

by Katherine Applegate (2012)

 


Cloud
              busting
Cloud busting

by Malorie Blackman (2004)

 


The wild robot
The wild robot

by Peter Brown (2016)

First book in The wild robot series


The midnight fox The midnight fox

by Betsy Byars (1968)

 


Sadako and
              the thousand paper cranes
Sadako and the thousand paper cranes

by Eleanor Coerr (1977)

 


A Christmas
              carol
A Christmas carol

by Charles Dickens (1843)

 


Out of my
              mind
Out of my mind

by Sharon M. Draper (2010)

 


Joey Pigza swallowed the key
Joey Pigza swallowed the key

by Jack Gantos (1998)

First book in the Joey Pigza series


Boy
              overboard
Boy overboard

by Morris Gleitzman (2002)

 


Ugly
Ugly

by Robert Hoge (2015)

 


Sky hawk
Sky hawk

by Gill Lewis (2011)

 


Kensuke's
              kingdom
Kensuke's kingdom

by
Michael Morpurgo (1999)

 


A long walk
              to water
A long walk to water

by Linda Sue
Park (2010)

 


The boy at
              the back of the class
The boy at the back of the class

by Onjali Q.
Rauf (2018)

 


Esperanza rising
Esperanza rising

by Pam Muņoz
Ryan (2000)

 


Someday Angeline
Someday Angeline

by Louis
Sachar (1983)

 


Heidi
Heidi

by Johanna Spyri (1880)

 


Roll of
              thunder, hear my cry
Roll of thunder, hear my cry

by Mildred D. Taylor (1976)

Second book in The Logan family saga series
Can be read & loved without having read any previous books in this series


Becoming Joe DiMaggio
Becoming Joe DiMaggio

by Maria
Testa (2002)

 


Mr Stink
Mr Stink

by David
Walliams (2009)

 



If you want more


The tiger
              rising
The tiger rising

by Kate DiCamillo (2001)

 


George
George

by Alex Gino (2015)

 


When
              friendship followed me home
When friendship followed me home

by Paul Griffin (2016)

 


The cay
The cay

by Theodore Taylor (1969)

First book in The cay series


Brown girl
              dreaming
Brown girl dreaming

by Jacqueline Woodson (2014)

 



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