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Somewhere Today a Book of Peace
Somewhere Today a Book of Peace
by Shelley Moore Thomas
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Somewhere Today is a simple book with a beautiful message of hope. It shows even the youngest child that there is something each of us can do to make the world a better place.... (read more)

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Burn (Pure Trilogy)
Burn (Pure Trilogy)
by Julianna Baggott
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Julianna Baggott's final volume in the Pure trilogy is complex, surprising, and thought-provoking, while remaining as page-turning, well-written, and moving as the earlier volumes. A more than satisfying conclusion to the series.... (read more)

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Enchantress from the Stars
Enchantress from the Stars
by Sylvia L Engdahl
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This book by Portland author Sylvia Engdahl was forgotten for nearly 20 years, but was rescued in a new edition a few years ago. It tells the story of Elana, a girl on a mission to save a planet from destruction. It explores how science and magic can co... (read more)

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The Tree of Life: Charles Darwin
The Tree of Life: Charles Darwin
by Peter Sis
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"A wild scheme" was one of Dr. Darwin’s objections to his son’s voyage aboard the H.M.S. Beagle. Charles Darwin overthrows his father’s concerns, and embarks on the journey. Sis masterfully recreates his life through a collection of anecdotes... (read more)

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Guild Specialists #01: Operation Red Jericho
Guild Specialists #01: Operation Red Jericho
by Joshua Mowll
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Sure, this series has clever young heroes sailing to exotic locations around the world with their mysterious uncle, sword fights, secret codes, and battles at sea — what young reader wouldn't love that? But the real treat of these books are the copious... (read more)

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Mommy, Mama, and Me
Mommy, Mama, and Me
by Leslea Newman
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Mommy, Mama, and Me and Daddy, Papa, and Me are two super-cute new board books that show a day in the life of two toddlers and their loving parents. From the first cup of juice in the morning to the final kiss goodnight, these board books — the first... (read more)

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The Frog Princess
The Frog Princess
by E. D. Baker
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This debut novel follows the adventures of fourteen-year-old Princess Emeralda and the talking frog she meets one day in the swamp. The frog begs her to give him a kiss so that he will turn back into Prince Eadric, his identity before an evil witch... (read more)

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The Wolves in the Walls
The Wolves in the Walls
by Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean
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This rather spooky story centers on Lucy, a girl who believes there are wolves in the walls of her home — and she's right! The ways she and her family deal with a houseful of wolves make for a captivatingly strange and winning tale.... (read more)

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Everything on a Waffle
Everything on a Waffle
by Polly Horvath
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A straightforward, no-holds-barred account of eleven-year-old Primrose, her life and the loss of her parents. A wonderfully poignant story for all ages.... (read more)

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Imagine
Imagine
by Norman Messenger
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You can tell right from the sliding dust jacket that this is going to be a unique and interactive experience. Messenger's book invites the reader to imagine a world just slightly tilted from the norm, by pairing highly detailed color drawings with simple... (read more)

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Of Metal and Wishes
Of Metal and Wishes
by Sarah Fine
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This unusual and hauntingly powerful love story is set in a slaughterhouse factory housing a ghost who grants wishes. The factory hires a cheap labor force and it turns into an exploding workplace. This moving novel weaves violence, tenderness, and... (read more)

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No More Dead Dogs
No More Dead Dogs
by Gordon Korman
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This book is so much fun. Who says middle readers should be read by, oh, you know, 9- to 12-year-olds? I recommend this book to everyone. Find out what happens when the English teacher forces one student to participate in a play that he has no interest... (read more)

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Skellig
Skellig
by David Almond
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A British novelist making his debut in young adult fiction tells the story of a young boy adjusting to a recent move, his younger sister's illness, and making new friends. But the real story begins when he discovers someone or something sleeping in the... (read more)

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T Is for Tugboat: Navigating the Seas from A to Z
T Is for Tugboat: Navigating the Seas from A to Z
by Shoshanna Kirk
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Who can resist this gorgeous, whimsical abecedary of all things nautical? From the maritime flag endpapers to the sailors' knots, from the bow to the stern, little landlubbers will enjoy this seafaring excursion through the alphabet. The combination of... (read more)

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Oliver and the Seawigs
Oliver and the Seawigs
by Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre
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Ten-year-old Oliver Crisp encounters a shy Rambling Isle, a myopic mermaid, and a talking albatross in search of his parents in this gorgeously illustrated adventure. Will Oliver rescue Mr. and Mrs. Crisp? Or will he be engulfed by the Sarcastic Sea? A... (read more)

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Alphaoops!: The Day Z Went First
Alphaoops!: The Day Z Went First
by Alethea Kontis
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Z is sick of always being last. When he insists on going first, the other letters take notice. They want new positions, too! Clever, chaotic, and super silly, this book is perfect for kids who know the alphabet and are looking for a fun twist.... (read more)

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The Sky Is Everywhere
The Sky Is Everywhere
by Jandy Nelson
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The Sky Is Everywhere is pretty intense — dealing with grief and a crazy first love — but it's full of real characters (meaning not that there are, like, real people in it, but that the characters are really wacky and unique) and it's honest, well... (read more)

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Dear Genius : Letters of Ursula Nordstorm (98 Edition)
Dear Genius : Letters of Ursula Nordstorm (98 Edition)
by Ursula Nordstrom
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Laura Ingalls Wilder. Crockett Johnson. Margaret Wise Brown. Ruth Krauss. Garth Williams. Maurice Sendak. Russell Hoban. Louise Fitzhugh. What do all of these names have in common? They are brilliant children's authors and illustrators who have been... (read more)

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter # 7)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter # 7)
by J.K. Rowling
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The seeds planted throughout the series bear fruit in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. How did Dumbledore's nose get broken? Or his hand burned to a crisp? You will find all the answers here. This is the finest book in the series; the writing is... (read more)

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S Is for Salmon: A Pacific Northwest Alphabet
S Is for Salmon: A Pacific Northwest Alphabet
by Hannah Viano
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Hannah Viano takes the alphabet book beyond the norm. Every letter is an intimate scene of the natural world of the Pacific Northwest, rendered in beautiful paper-cut art and brief, poetic text. A lovely book for both children and adults.... (read more)

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