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The Royal Diaries: Cleopatra VII: Daughter of the Nile, Egypt, 57 B.C.
The Royal Diaries: Cleopatra VII: Daughter of the Nile, Egypt, 57 B.C.
by Kristiana Gregory
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Gripping journal entries tell a tale of ancient Egypt and Rome, where you'll meet one of history's most famous women, witness the pharaoh's attempted murder, and encounter Marc Antony. Cleopatra's journal brings to life the sights, sounds, and smells of... (read more)

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Elizabeth I, Red Rose of the House of Tudor (Royal Diaries)
Elizabeth I, Red Rose of the House of Tudor (Royal Diaries)
by Kathryn Lasky
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November 10, 1544<P" have been living with this constant fear of exile now for two days. So far I have heard nothing. Plans seem to proceed as normal for our move to Ashridge. This palace, too, is becoming quite filthy, what with all the banqueting... (read more)

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One Eye Laughing, the Other Weeping: The Diary of Julie Weiss (Dear America)
One Eye Laughing, the Other Weeping: The Diary of Julie Weiss (Dear America)
by Barry Denenberg
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For the first time, a Dear America story is being told in two parts -- complete in one volume! Julie Weiss's world is suddenly torn apart by a war that will forever change the face of humanity. Her life as a privileged Jewish girl quickly becomes one of... (read more)

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Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie: The Oregon Trail Diary of Hattie Campbell, 1847 (Dear America)
Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie: The Oregon Trail Diary of Hattie Campbell, 1847 (Dear America)
by Kristiana Gregory
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In her diary, thirteen-year-old Hattie chronicles her family's arduous 1847 journey from Missouri to Oregon on the Oregon Trail.... (read more)

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Victoria: May Blossom of Britannia, England, 1829 (Royal Diaries)
Victoria: May Blossom of Britannia, England, 1829 (Royal Diaries)
by Anna Kirwan
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Meet Molly: An American Girl (American Girls Collection)
Meet Molly: An American Girl (American Girls Collection)
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For Molly McIntire, life seems full of change. It's 1944 and the world is at war. Her father is far away caring for wounded soldiers. Her mother is busy working for the Red Cross. And everyone in America is so serious and practical that glamorous... (read more)

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Danger at the Zoo: A Kit Mystery
Danger at the Zoo: A Kit Mystery
by Kathleen Ernst
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Kit lands a summer job writing a children's column for her local newspaper. She decides to look for story ideas at the Cincinnati Zoo, where her friend Stirling works as a guide and her old friend Will, the hobo, has a job cleaning cages. As Kit noses... (read more)

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Josefina's Surprise: A Christmas Story (American Girls Collection)
Josefina's Surprise: A Christmas Story (American Girls Collection)
by Valerie Tripp
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Josefina hopes her family will have a happy Christmas, although she knows they will miss Mam . When she and her sisters discover that the Christmas altar cloth Mam embroidered has been damaged, they are heartbroken. But T'a Dolores finds a way to help... (read more)

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Kirsten's Surprise: A Christmas Story (American Girls Collection)
Kirsten's Surprise: A Christmas Story (American Girls Collection)
by Janet Shaw
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Kirsten and her family will be celebrating their first Christmas in America. Kirsten wants to keep some of their old Swedish traditions alive in the new country, so she secretly plans a Saint Lucia celebration. But everything depends on a trip to town... (read more)

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Molly Saves the Day: A Summer Story (American Girls Collection)
Molly Saves the Day: A Summer Story (American Girls Collection)
by Valerie Tripp
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Molly loves Camp Gowonagin from the moment she arrives. She spends two wonderful weeks there singing, hiking, and canoeing with Linda and Susan. When the camp director announces the Color War, Molly is afraid that the fun may end. Molly and Susan are on... (read more)

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Meet Samantha: An American Girl (American Girls Collection)
Meet Samantha: An American Girl (American Girls Collection)
by Susan Adler
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Samantha Parkington is an orpan who lives with her rich grandmother in 1904. There are many servants in Grandmary's busy, bustling household, but there is no one for Samantha to play with. That's why she's so excited when Nellie moves in next door... (read more)

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Clues in the Shadows: A Molly Mystery (American Girl Mysteries)
Clues in the Shadows: A Molly Mystery (American Girl Mysteries)
by Kathleen Ernst
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Molly still does her her patriotic duty to help America win World War Two, but in the spring of 1945 she's weary and troubled. Dad is home safe . . . but he seems different now. Her favorite Red Cross leader abruptly quits. Her archrival, Ronnie Vanko... (read more)

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American Girl #05: Rebecca to the Rescue
American Girl #05: Rebecca to the Rescue
by Jacqueline D Greene
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On a family outing to the famous amusement park, Coney Island, Rebecca sets off with her cousin Ana to enjoy the rides and games. The one thing dampening the fun is her big brother, Victor--if only he would stop being so bossy Fuming, Rebecca resolves to... (read more)

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Samantha Saves the Day: A Summer Story (American Girls Collection)
Samantha Saves the Day: A Summer Story (American Girls Collection)
by Valerie Tripp
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Samantha and her family are spending the summer at Piney Point, Grandmary's home in the mountains. One day Samantha and the twins, Agnes and Agatha, find a sketchbook made by Samantha's mother. In it, Samantha sees a beautiful waterfall she had visited... (read more)

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Happy Birthday, Felicity!: A Springtime Story (American Girls Collection)
Happy Birthday, Felicity!: A Springtime Story (American Girls Collection)
by Valerie Tripp
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Spring brings Felicity's tenth birthday and a visit from Grandfather. He gives Felicity a precious gift--a guitar that had belonged to her grandmother. Felicity is so enchanted with the guitar that she disobeys her mother and takes it out of the house to... (read more)

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Elisabeth, the Princess Bride
Elisabeth, the Princess Bride
by Barry Denenberg
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Author Barry Denenberg introduces us to a nineteenth-century Bavarian princess named Elisabeth who at age fifteen is engaged to the emperor of Austria and is swept into an unfamiliar world. Author Barry Denenberg brings us into the whirlwind that is the... (read more)

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Welcome to Samantha's World-1904: Growing Up in America's New Century (American Girls Collection)
Welcome to Samantha's World-1904: Growing Up in America's New Century (American Girls Collection)
by Catherine Gourley
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Take an in-depth look at life for girls and women in America in 1904, featuring city and town life, social reform, new inventions, amusements and more. Lavishly illustrated spreads feature historical photos, cutaway scenes and fascinating facts. Color... (read more)

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Troubles for Cecile (American Girl)
Troubles for Cecile (American Girl)
by Denise Lewis Patrick
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C cile's summer is off to a glowing start. She loves spending time with her older brother, Armand, who is finally home from France. And she and her friend Marie-Grace enjoy helping at a nearby orphanage, playing with the children. But a shadow falls over... (read more)

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Meet Kirsten: An American Girl (American Girls Collection)
Meet Kirsten: An American Girl (American Girls Collection)
by Janet Shaw
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Kirsten Larson and her family arrive in America in 1854, after a long sea voyage. Everything looks so different from the life Kirsten knew back in Sweden--the ways people talk and dress seem strange Getting lost in a big city and parting with her best... (read more)

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Changes for Molly: A Winter Story (American Girls Collection)
Changes for Molly: A Winter Story (American Girls Collection)
by Valerie Tripp
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Molly can't wait for Dad to come home--he'll arrive in time to see her dance the part of Miss Victory in the big Red Cross show Molly isn't worried about her tap dancing, but she wants to look sophisticated so that Dad will know how much she's grown up... (read more)

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