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Mother-Daughter reading Books for Children - middle grade KEYWORDS: RELATED: Upper Elementary GradesJunior High School and UpIntergenerational Children Books for the Middle Grade

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Escape to West Berlin

The advent of the Wall Heidi's thirteenth birthday is coming up, but she's disappointed -- her mother is pregnant and refuses to make the annual summer...

"...The advent of the Wall Heidi's thirteenth birthday is coming up, but she's disappointed -- her mother is pregnant and refuses to make the annual summer.... The advent of the Wall Heidi's thirteenth birthday is coming up, but she's disappointed -- her mother is pregnant and refuses to make..."

Maurine F. Dahlberg Maurine F. Dahlberg

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Madame Squidley and Beanie

The story of a girl whose mother has a chronic illness Beanie's mom used to be a lot of fun. She still is, when she pretends to be the amazing...

"...brother, if their mother doesn't get well. Beanie's friend Charles Sprague has a problem, too -- scoliosis, and divorced parents who fight about it. Beanie begins to long for a new mother and a whole..."

Alice Mead Alice Mead

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Naming Maya

West meets East Although Maya has done her best to avoid it, she is spending part of her summer in Chennai, India, with her mother, who is trying to sell...

"...West meets East Although Maya has done her best to avoid it, she is spending part of her summer in Chennai, India, with her mother, who is trying to sell.... West meets East Although Maya has done her best to avoid it, she is spending part of her summer in Chennai, India, with her mother, who is trying to sell her grandfather's old house. Soon Maya is drawn into a complicated friendship..."

Uma Krishnaswami Uma Krishnaswami

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