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Tucket's Gold (Tucket Adventures #04)
Tucket's Gold (Tucket Adventures #04)
by Gary Paulsen
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Gary Paulsen's popular Western saga continues in the fourth novel about Francis Tucket. Things look grim for Francis and his adopted family, Lottie and Billy. Without horses, water, or food, they're alone in a prairie wasteland, with the dreaded... (read more)

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Stepping on the Cracks
Stepping on the Cracks
by Mary Downing Hahn
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In this republication of the Scott O'Dell Award-winning novel, Margaret's confrontation with the school bully forces her to confront larger issues of loyalty and bravery as World War II rages. Margaret and her best friend Elizabeth both have brothers... (read more)

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Marie Antoinette: Princess of Versailles; Austria-France, 1769 (Royal Diaries)
Marie Antoinette: Princess of Versailles; Austria-France, 1769 (Royal Diaries)
by Kathryn Lasky
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In 1769, 13-year-old Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna, daughter of Empress Maria Theresa, begins a journal chronicling her life at the Austrian court and her preparations for her future role as queen of France.... (read more)

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Revolution
Revolution
by Jennifer Donnelly
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From the privileged streets of modern Brooklyn to the heart of the French Revolution, Jennifer Donnelly, author of the award-winning novel A Northern Light, artfully weaves two girls’ stories into one unforgettable account of life, loss, and... (read more)

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Sixties Trilogy #01: Countdown
Sixties Trilogy #01: Countdown
by Deborah Wiles
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The story of a formative year in 12-year-old Franny Chapman's life, and the life of a nation facing the threat of nuclear war. It's 1962, and it seems everyone is living in fear. Twelve-year-old Franny Chapman lives with her family in Washington, DC... (read more)

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Hitler's Secret
Hitler's Secret
by William Osborne
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"An incredible adventure and a great page-turner!" -- Bear Grylls Otto and Leni thought they were safe: They escaped -- barely -- from war-torn Europe and are living as refugees in England. But now the Crown has recruited them: Great Britain wants them... (read more)

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Time Enough for Drums
Time Enough for Drums
by Ann Rinaldi
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Sixteen-year-old Jem struggles to maintain the status quo at home in Trenton, New Jersey, when the family men join the war for independence. There are signs of rebellion in the Emerson household several years before the actual American Revolution hits in... (read more)

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The Sweet Far Thing
The Sweet Far Thing
by Libba Bray
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Everything Conatus stands for is at risk. Hoping to gather enough resistance to save their order, Ember and Barrow attempt a desperate escape. But fate offers little mercy. When their mission is exposed, the  couple face relentless pursuit by the... (read more)

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Chains
Chains
by Laurie Halse Anderson
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Laurie Halse Anderson, who wrote one of my favorite young adult books, Speak, and won a gazillion awards for it, pushes the entire genre to another level (again) with this Revolutionary War-era novel. You could read tons of long-winded reviews of this... (read more)

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Nzingha: Warrior Queen of Matamba (Royal Diaries)
Nzingha: Warrior Queen of Matamba (Royal Diaries)
by Patricia Mckissack
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McKissack presents the diary of 13-year-old Nzingha, a 16th-century West African princess who loves to hunt and hopes to lead her kingdom one day against the invasion of the Portuguese slave traders.... (read more)

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The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate
by Jacqueline Kelly
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Calpurnia Virginia Tate is eleven years old in 1899 when she wonders why the yellow grasshoppers in her Texas backyard are so much bigger than the green ones.With a little help from her notoriously cantankerous grandfather, an avid naturalist, she... (read more)

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Penny from Heaven
Penny from Heaven
by Jennifer Holm
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Jennifer Holm's New York Times bestselling, Newbery Honor Winner is the story of a summer of adventures and secrets that will change everything, at a time in America’s history, just after World War II, when being Italian-American meant... (read more)

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Ties That Bind, Ties That Break (Laurel Leaf Books)
Ties That Bind, Ties That Break (Laurel Leaf Books)
by Lensey Namioka
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"Emotionally and historically illuminating."-Booklist... (read more)

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Ashes of Roses
Ashes of Roses
by Mary Jane Auch
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When she arrives on Ellis Island, 16-year-old Irish immigrant Rose Nolan hopes to enter a land of opportunity. What she finds is far from all she'd dreamed.... (read more)

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Sphinx's Queen (Princesses of Myth)
Sphinx's Queen (Princesses of Myth)
by Esther Friesner
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Esther Friesner's fanbase is growing. Readers who love girl-centric teen fantasy/adventure are happily following her from ancient Greece to ancient Egypt and beyond. Overnight, every aspect of Nefertiti's life has changed. She is no longer living at the... (read more)

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The Green Glass Sea
The Green Glass Sea
by Ellen Klages
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Here is the eagerly anticipated follow-up to the award-winning anthology Firebirds! Firebirds Rising takes readers from deep space to Faerie to just around the corner. It is full of magic, humor, adventure, and?best of all?the unexpected. The one thing... (read more)

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Cast Two Shadows: The American Revolution in the South (Great Episodes)
Cast Two Shadows: The American Revolution in the South (Great Episodes)
by Ann Rindaldi
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In South Carolina in 1780, fourteen-year-old Caroline sees the Revolutionary War take a terrible toll on her family and friends, and comes to understand the true nature of war.... (read more)

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The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963
The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963
by Christopher Curtis
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A boy, a dog, and New Orleans' most famous hurricane Saint is a boy with confidence as big as his name is long. A budding musician, he earns money playing clarinet for the New Orleans tourists, and his best friend is a stray dog named Shadow. At first... (read more)

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Iron Thunder
Iron Thunder
by Avi
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When his father is killed fighting for the Union in the War Between the States, thirteen-year-old Tom Carroll must take a job to help support his family. He manages to find work at a bustling ironworks in his hometown of Brooklyn, New York, where... (read more)

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Like the Willow Tree (Dear America (New Titles))
Like the Willow Tree (Dear America (New Titles))
by Lois Lowry
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Two-time Newbery Award-winning author Lois Lowry brings a brand-new, beautiful diary to the Dear America series! Suddenly orphaned by the Spanish flu epidemic in the fall of 1918, eleven-year-old Lydia Pierce and her fourteen-year-old brother, Daniel, of... (read more)

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