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Busing Brewster
Busing Brewster
by Richard Michelson
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The young boy in this story is often happy. But sometimes he cries and cries--then it's "Hello, Blues. Hello, Blues Guy." The Blues Guy is an imaginary character based on a blues musician, but he's more like a lovable uncle. He sits by the boy's side to... (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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Jack and Annie head to 18th-century Austria where they must find and help a musician by the name of Mozart. Illustrations.... (read more)

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Christmas After All: The Diary of Minnie Swift: Indianapolis, Indiana, 1932 (Dear America (Reissues))
Christmas After All: The Diary of Minnie Swift: Indianapolis, Indiana, 1932 (Dear America (Reissues))
by Kathryn Lasky
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Newbery Honor author Kathryn Lasky's CHRISTMAS AFTER ALL is back in print with a gorgeous new package! To twelve-year-old Minnie Swift, Christmas is not going to be the time of bounty she's used to. It is 1932 -- the middle of the Great Depression -- and... (read more)

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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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I Survived #02: I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916
I Survived #02: I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916
by Lauren Tarshis
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Based on true events! It's the summer of 1916 and the Jersey shore is being terrorized by a Great White shark. Can 10-year-old Chet and his friends survive a swim in the local creek? In the summer of 1916, ten year-old Chet Roscow is captivated by the... (read more)

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Titanic #01: Unsinkable
Titanic #01: Unsinkable
by Gordon Korman
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The ultimate action/adventure trilogy begins, with #1 bestselling author Gordon Korman plunging readers into the heart of the Titanic. The Titanic is meant to be unsinkable, but as it begins its maiden voyage, there's plenty of danger waiting for four of... (read more)

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Chasing Secrets
Chasing Secrets
by Gennifer Choldenko
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"'Aunt Hortense says I try hard to be peculiar. But she's wrong; I come by it quite naturally,' says Lizzie Kennedy, 13, who reluctantly attends a fussy finishing school in turn-of-the-20th-century San Francisco when she'd rather be making house calls... (read more)

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Sign of the Beaver (83 Edition)
Sign of the Beaver (83 Edition)
by Elizabeth George Speare
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Although he faces responsibility bravely, thirteen-year-old Matt is more than a little apprehensive when his father leaves him alone to guard their new cabin in the wilderness. When a renegade white stranger steals his gun, Matt realizes he has no way to... (read more)

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Coolies
Coolies
by Yin
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Shek marvels at the new world as he and his brother, Little Wong, arrive in California. Along with hundreds of other workers, the brothers are going to build a great railroad across the West. They plan to save enough money so that their mother and... (read more)

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Egyptology
Egyptology
by Emily Sands
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Family Reminders
Family Reminders
by Julie Danneberg
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Julie Danneberg is the author of several books for children, including FIRST DAY JITTERS, FIRST YEAR LETTERS, LAST DAY BLUES, COWBOY SLIM, and FAMILY REMINDERS. She lives in Denver, Colorado.... (read more)

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Passing Through
Passing Through
by Randi M. Janeksela
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Passing Through is a voyage of discovery for three young girls coming to America. Colleen starts her journey in Ireland with a letter from her aunt that prepares her family for the trip. Greta begins in Germany and is comforted by a beloved doll when her... (read more)

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Growing Up with Buck
Growing Up with Buck
by Vicki Million Hughes
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Discovering an abandoned antelope fawn during a freak spring storm in 1942, Ivan rescues the tiny "Buck" and convinces Mama to let him stay. Buck quickly learns were milk comes from, and squirms under Ivan's arm and helps himself to breakfast straight... (read more)

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Aldo Moon and the Ghost at Gravewood Hall
Aldo Moon and the Ghost at Gravewood Hall
by Alex Woolf
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The excitement ramps up in this thrilling second book in the Chronosphere trilogy. After his escape back to "topside," Raffi Delgado thinks he's finally safe. But a complete breakdown of society and the eruption of a fierce turf war pit Raffi and his... (read more)

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Baby's Opera (American Antiquarian Society)
Baby's Opera (American Antiquarian Society)
by Walter Crane
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This wonderful collection of nursery rhymes was originally published in 1914 by McLoughlin Brothers of New York. Lavishly illustrated with more than 50 color drawings by Walter Crane, the most prolific and influential children's book creator of his... (read more)

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Sing Down the Moon
Sing Down the Moon
by Scott O'dell
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On a beautiful spring morning while grazing their sheep, Bright Morning and her friend Running Bird see two men coming toward them. Right away, Bright Morning knows who the men are: slavers come to the Navaho country to steal girls and sell them to... (read more)

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The Traitor's Mark (Thomas Treviot)
The Traitor's Mark (Thomas Treviot)
by D. K. Wilson
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The second in a thrilling series of historical mysteries based on unsolved Tudor crime, and starring London goldsmith Thomas Treviot The real crime: Hans Holbein, King Henry VIII's portrait painter, died in the autumn of 1543. A century later a... (read more)

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David's Story
David's Story
by Stig Dalager
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The ninth volume in a new series of fast-paced, gritty WWII historical novels for teenagers. Based on diaries and memoirs of Holocaust survivors, this is a tale of survival in the Warsaw Ghetto. For ages twelve and over, with adult crossover potential.... (read more)

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Terror on the Train. by Terry Deary
Terror on the Train. by Terry Deary
by Terry Deary
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The true story of the Staplehurst railway disaster, one of Victorian Britain's worst rail accidents. A crowded train ran at full speed into a section of track that had been taken up for repair. Charles Dickens, who was on board the train, fought... (read more)

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Fabulous Flyer
Fabulous Flyer
by Terry Deary
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Henri Giffard has devoted all his free time and money to making a balloon with a steam engine so it can be flown anywhere, not just drift on the wind. In 1852 he sets off for Paris with just an urchin girl to help him. Tens of thousands gather to see if... (read more)

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