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Challenger Deep
Neal Shusterman
The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B
Teresa Toten
Bone Gap
Laura Ruby
Finding the Worm (Twerp Sequel)
Mark Goldblatt
Dash
Kirby Larson
Small Victories: Spotting Improbable Moments of Grace
Anne Lamott
Killer Instinct
Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Laura Hillenbrand
The Night Journal
Elizabeth Crook
Dead End in Norvelt
Jack Gantos

Very Touching Story

The Boy From the Basement - Susan Shaw

If you remember A Child Called It, this book is similar. It is very timely since recently written. It's a moving story for a reader of any age, and there's nothing to preclude it being read by middle school students on up. It shows other kids as well as adults helping Charlie, who has been locked up in the basement of his family home for an extended time. I enjoyed it and recommend it for adults who care about kids as well as younger readers. Get from library rather than buy...it's a very short and touching read.