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Mara, Daughter of the Nile (81 Edition)
Mara, Daughter of the Nile (81 Edition)
by Eloise Jarvis Mcgraw
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The adventures of an ingenious Egyptian slave girl who undertakes a dangerous assignment as a spy in the royal palace of Thebes, in the days when Queen Hatshepsut ruled.... (read more)

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Magic Tree House #34: Season of the Sandstorms
Magic Tree House #34: Season of the Sandstorms
by Mary Pope Osborne
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Jack and Annie travel back in time to a desert in the Middle East at the behest of Merlin who has given them a rhyme to help on their mission. There they meet a Bedouin tribe and learn about the way that they live. From camel rides and oases to ancient... (read more)

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Magic Tree House #44: A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time: A Merlin Mission
Magic Tree House #44: A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time: A Merlin Mission
by Mary Pope Osborne
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Jack and Annie are ready for their next fantasy adventure in the bestselling middle-grade series—the Magic Tree House! Jack and Annie’s mission from Merlin the Magician? To help the famous writer Charles Dickens! In a magical whirl, the... (read more)

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Magic Tree House #43: Leprechaun in Late Winter
Magic Tree House #43: Leprechaun in Late Winter
by Mary Pope Osborne
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Jack and Annie are on their third mission to find (and inspire!) creative people to bring happiness to others through the arts (Mozart and Louis Armstrong so far). Set in Ireland, Jack and Annie meet an Irish girl and go on a magical adventure that... (read more)

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The Birchbark House
The Birchbark House
by Louise Erdrich
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"[In this] story of a young Ojibwa girl, Omakayas, living on an island in Lake Superior around 1847, Louise Erdrich is reversing the narrative perspective used in most children's stories about nineteenth-century Native Americans. Instead of looking out... (read more)

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Pioneer Cat (Stepping Stone Books)
Pioneer Cat (Stepping Stone Books)
by William Hooks
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The Endless Steppe: Growing Up in Siberia
The Endless Steppe: Growing Up in Siberia
by Esther Hautzig
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In the bitter desolation of Siberia, Esther and her family fight to stay alive. It is June 1941. The Rudomin family has been arrested by the Russians. They are "capitalists--enemies of the people." Forced from their home and friends in Vilna, Poland... (read more)

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Soldier's Heart: Being the Story of the Enlistment and Due Service of the Boy Charley Goddard in the First Minnesota Volunteers (Laurel Leaf Books)
Soldier's Heart: Being the Story of the Enlistment and Due Service of the Boy Charley Goddard in the First Minnesota Volunteers (Laurel Leaf Books)
by Gary Paulsen
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-106).... (read more)

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Pirates!
Pirates!
by Celia Rees
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One of the best things about a good novel is that you can read about people having adventures you'd never in a million years want to have yourself. Nancy Kington and Minerva Sharpe are two of the bravest girls in young adult literature, joining a band of... (read more)

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A Drowned Maiden's Hair: A Melodrama
A Drowned Maiden's Hair: A Melodrama
by Laura Amy Schlitz
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Across Five Aprils (Dig)
Across Five Aprils (Dig)
by Irene Hunt
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The Newbery Award winning author of Up a Road Slowly presents the unforgettable story of Jethro Creighton—a brave boy who comes of age during the turbulent years of the Civil War.... (read more)

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Fish for Jimmy
Fish for Jimmy
by Katie Yamasaki
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"After Pearl Harbor, the U.S. government imprisons Jimmy, his brother, and his Japanese-American parents in an internment camp. Without the fresh food he loves, Jimmy stops eating. Illustrator Yamasaki (Honda: The Boy Who Dreamed of Cars), in her... (read more)

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Jack Holborn
Jack Holborn
by Leon Garfield
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Other Oxford Children's Classics: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Anne of Green Gables, Black Beauty, Flambards, Little Women, Party Shoes, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Call of the Wild, The Hound of the... (read more)

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Moonlight on the Magic Flute (Magic Tree House #41)
Moonlight on the Magic Flute (Magic Tree House #41)
by Mary Pope Osborne
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The bestselling, fan-favorite chapter-book series celebrates the magic of music! Jack and Annie have once again traveled back in time in their magic tree house, but they have a brand-new mission: to help bring happiness to millions of people. Their... (read more)

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Elephant Run
Elephant Run
by Roland Smith
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In 1941, bombs drop from the night skies of London, demolishing the apartment Nick Freestone lives in with his mother. Deciding the situation in England is too unstable, Nick's mother sends him to live with his father in Burma, hoping he will be... (read more)

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Family Tree #1: Family Tree Book One: Better to Wish
Family Tree #1: Family Tree Book One: Better to Wish
by Ann M. Martin
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Ann M. Martin's The Baby-Sitters Club series has over 176 million copies in print worldwide and inspired a generation of young readers. Her novels include the Main Street series; BELLE TEAL; the Newbery Honor book A CORNER OF THE UNIVERSE; HERE TODAY; A... (read more)

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George Washington's Socks
George Washington's Socks
by Elvira Woodruff
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Elvira Woodruff's million-copy seller, GEORGE WASHINGTON'S SOCKS, returns in time for the book's anticipated HC sequel -- Ben Franklin's Boots! A mysterious rowboat transports five adventurous kids back in time to the eve of the Battle at Trenton where... (read more)

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Belle Epoque
Belle Epoque
by Elizabeth Ross
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Booklist, April 15, 2013: "With resonant period detail, elegant narration, and a layered exploration of class and friendship, this provocative novel is rife with satisfaction."... (read more)

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Allegiance (Legacy Trilogy)
Allegiance (Legacy Trilogy)
by Cayla Kluver
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He couldn't help his past any more than he could help the way those intense, deep blue eyes pierced me and held me captive. An eighteen-year-old queen in love with the enemy as their countries pass the point of no return… Bound to a man she... (read more)

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Magic Tree House #39: Dark Day in the Deep Sea
Magic Tree House #39: Dark Day in the Deep Sea
by Mary Pope Osborne
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Jack and Annie continue their quest for the secrets of happiness-secrets they need if theyre going to save Merlin. But when the magic tree house leads them to a tiny deserted island in the middle of the ocean, theyre not sure who needs help more-Merlin... (read more)

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