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Scraps of Time #02: Away West
Scraps of Time #02: Away West
by Mckissack
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Unlike his older brothers, thirteen-year-old Everett was "born in freedom," never knowing life as a slave. His most prized possession is the medal his father earned in the Civil War. Now, more than 125 years later, that treasure is kept in the Websters... (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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American Girls Collection #03: Kit's Surprise: A Christmas Story
American Girls Collection #03: Kit's Surprise: A Christmas Story
by Valerie Tripp
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Just before Christmas, Kit overhears the terrible news that her family may lose their house. Can she still find a way to make the holidays bright?... (read more)

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Shadows on Society Hill: An Addy Mystery (American Girl Mysteries)
Shadows on Society Hill: An Addy Mystery (American Girl Mysteries)
by Evelyn Coleman
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In 1866, Addy's poppa gets a new job and his employer offers the Walkers a home of their own on the grounds of his fine house. However, Addy learns a frightening secret that leads back to the plantation where her family was held in slavery only two years... (read more)

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Anacaona, Golden Flower (Royal Diaries)
Anacaona, Golden Flower (Royal Diaries)
by Edwidge Danticat
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Danticat brings Haiti's beautiful and heroic queen to life. Queen Anacaona's island was peaceful until the Spanish explorers conquered it in 1492. The conquistadors were cruel to Anacaona's people, and when they revolted, their queen was resigned to a... (read more)

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Emma's Journal: The Story of a Colonial Girl (Young American Voice Books)
Emma's Journal: The Story of a Colonial Girl (Young American Voice Books)
by Marissa Moss
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The year is 1774, and the British army has blockaded Boston. Ten-year-old Emma is stuck at Aunt Harmony's house in the city, far from her family. Emma desperately wants to help the American struggle for freedom. When Papa gives her a secret code the... (read more)

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Girl of the Year #01: Girl of the Year 2013 Book 1
Girl of the Year #01: Girl of the Year 2013 Book 1
by Jessie Haas
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Ten-year-old Saige Copeland loves spending time on her grandma Mimi's ranch, riding horses and painting. Her school made the tough choice to cut art classes, which means she's lost her favorite subject. So when Mimi decides to organize a "save the arts... (read more)

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Changes for Samantha: A Winter Story (American Girls Collection)
Changes for Samantha: A Winter Story (American Girls Collection)
by Valerie Tripp
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Times change for Samantha when she moves to New York City to live with Uncle Gard and Aunt Cornelia. They change for Nellie, Samantha's servant friend in Mount Bedford, too. But Nellie's changes aren't as happy as Samantha's. When her friend disappears... (read more)

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Girl of the Year #02: Girl of the Year 2013 Book 2
Girl of the Year #02: Girl of the Year 2013 Book 2
by Jessie Haas
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Life is changing for Saige. Her grandma is still recovering from the accident, and Saige misses the time they spent together. She takes comfort in riding Georgia, her grandma's youngest horse. She knows her grandma needs cheering up, so Saige comes up... (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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Kit's World: A Girl's-Eye View of the Great Depression (American Girl)
Kit's World: A Girl's-Eye View of the Great Depression (American Girl)
by Harriet Brown
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Explore Kit's world in a fun new format that's full of surprises. Girls can go on a lift-the-flap scavenger hunt in a busy boarding house, peek inside Kit's kitchen cupboards, unscramble a secret hobo code, spin the wheel to reveal the movies Americans... (read more)

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Dear America (Reissues) #03: A Journey to the New World, Mayflower 1620: The Diary of Remember Patience Whipple
Dear America (Reissues) #03: A Journey to the New World, Mayflower 1620: The Diary of Remember Patience Whipple
by Kathryn Lasky
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Newbery Honor author Kathryn Lasky's A JOURNEY TO THE NEW WORLD is now back in print with a gorgeous new package! Twelve-year-old Remember Patience Whipple ("Mem" for short) has just arrived in the New World with her parents after a grueling 65-day... (read more)

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Into No Man's Land: The Journal of Patrick Seamus Flaherty, United States Marine Corps, Khe Sanh, Vietnam, 1968
Into No Man's Land: The Journal of Patrick Seamus Flaherty, United States Marine Corps, Khe Sanh, Vietnam, 1968
by Ellen Emerson White
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The Vietnam War journal of Patrick Seamus Flaherty is now available in paperback, with an exciting repackaging! Determined to do his duty for his country, Patrick Seamus Flaherty joins the Marines right after graduation to fight in the Vietnam War. But... (read more)

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A Girl's Best Friend (Innerstar University Books)
A Girl's Best Friend (Innerstar University Books)
by Catherine Stine
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You just started volunteering at Pet-Palooza, a pet daycare center near campus. You love caring for the animals, and you know they depend on you. When you fear one of the pets is in danger, what lengths will you go to in order to protect him? And can you... (read more)

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Amg Jess American Girl Today
Amg Jess American Girl Today
by Mary Casanova
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With her first step off the airplane and into bright tropical sunlight, ten-year-old Jess McConnell begins an adventure. She and her parents are spending five months at an archeological dig of ancient Maya ruins in the Central American country of Belize.... (read more)

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Samantha Learns a Lesson: A School Story (American Girls Collection)
Samantha Learns a Lesson: A School Story (American Girls Collection)
by Susan Adler
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Samantha attends Miss Crampton's Academy, a private school for proper young ladies. Samantha wants to win the gold medal in the speaking contest, but she's worried about Nellie, the poor servant girl who has become her friend. If she can teach Nellie to... (read more)

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Rose's Journal: The Story of a Girl in the Great Depression (Young American Voices)
Rose's Journal: The Story of a Girl in the Great Depression (Young American Voices)
by Marissa Moss
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On January 1, 1935, Rose Samuels bids good riddance to a dry, desolate year and begins a new one. The severe drought has left the fields too dry for crops and the farms are all failing. Times are tough, but with hope, love, and determination, Rose and... (read more)

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The Runaway Friend: A Kirsten Mystery (American Girl Mysteries)
The Runaway Friend: A Kirsten Mystery (American Girl Mysteries)
by Kathleen Ernst
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Kirsten Larson has been living on the Minnesota frontier for only a few weeks when her neighbor and friend, Erik Sandahl, disappears. Erik had promised to help the Larsons at harvest time--and he owes Uncle Olav money. Has Erik run out on his promises... (read more)

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Girl of the Year #01: Lanie
Girl of the Year #01: Lanie
by Jane Kurtz
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Lanie is an outside girl who is stuck with an inside family. She longs to go camping, explore the outdoors, and have real adventures, but no one else in her family is interested. To make matters worse, Lanie's best friend is far away and living out their... (read more)

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