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The Committee wishes to note that not all books are appropriate for all grade levels. Discretionary steps should be taken by the teacher, librarian and student. We encourage strongly that teachers and librarians read the books prior to promoting them to their students.

2013 Heartland Recommendations:

The One and Only Ivan     Butter     The Lions of Little Rock     Never Fall Down     Colin Fischer

The False Prince (The Ascendance Trilogy, #1)    Wonder    My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece    Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World's Most Dangerous Weapon    Code Name Verity

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
Butter by Erin Jade Lange
The Lions of Little Rock by Kristin Levine
Never Fall Down: A Novel by Patricia McCormick
Colin Fischer by Ashley Edward Miller
The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen
Wonder by R.J. Palacio
My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher
Bomb: the Race to Build and Steal the World's Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

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