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Thimble Summer (Yearling Newbery)
Thimble Summer (Yearling Newbery)
by Elizabeth Enright
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When Garnet finds a silver thimble in the sand by the river, she is sure its magical. But is it magical enough to help her pig, Timmy, win a blue ribbon on Fair Day?... (read more)

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The Witch of Blackbird Pond (Yearling Newbery)
The Witch of Blackbird Pond (Yearling Newbery)
by Elizabeth George Speare
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After her grandfathers death Kit leaves Barbados for New England. She is shocked by the gray, damp landscape and the Puritanical lifestyle of her uncles household. Fitting in is not easy, and her only friend is believed to be a witch. Kit must choose... (read more)

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Harriet the Spy
Harriet the Spy
by Louise Fitzhugh
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Harriet M. Welsch is a spy. In her notebook, she writes down everything she knows about everyone, even her classmates and her best friends. Then Harriet loses track of her notebook, and it ends up in the wrong hands. Before she can stop them, her friends... (read more)

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A Hole Is to Dig
A Hole Is to Dig
by Ruth Krauss and Maurice Sendak
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What would you say about eye-brows? Miss Krauss and the many children who made suggestions, re-visions, additions (and subtractions) to this book say, "Eyebrows are to go over eyes." A face? "A face is something to have on the front of your head." Also,... (read more)

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The Cricket in Times Square (Yearling Newbery)
The Cricket in Times Square (Yearling Newbery)
by George Selden
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After Chester, a cricket, arrives in the Times Square subway station via a picnic basket from his native Connecticut, he takes up residence in the Bellini's newsstand. There, the tiny creature is lucky enough to find three good friends: a little boy... (read more)

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The Egypt Game (Yearling Newbery)
The Egypt Game (Yearling Newbery)
by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
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When Melanie Ross and April Hall begin to play the Egypt Game, everyone thinks it's just a game until strange things begin happening to the players. Has the Egypt Game gone too far?... (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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Sold
Sold
by Patricia Mccormick
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Thirteen-year-old Habo has always been different--light eyes, yellow hair and white skin. Not the good brown skin his family has and not the white skin of tourists. Habo is strange and alone. His father, unable to accept Habo, ... (read more)

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Black Swan Green: A Novel
Black Swan Green: A Novel
by David Mitchell
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A single year in the life of thirteen-year-old Jason Taylor is the focus of David Mitchell's incandescent new novel. The pedestrian village of Black Swan Green appears terribly ordinary for Jason, but the striking cast of characters he lives amongst, as... (read more)

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A Swiftly Tilting Planet (Yearling Books)
A Swiftly Tilting Planet (Yearling Books)
by Madeleine L'Engle
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Meg Murry O'Keefe and her family are just sitting down to Thanksgiving dinner when her father gets a phone call from the White House about a madman's threat of nuclear war. Only an old Irish rune seems to hold a clue to averting worldwide disaster, and... (read more)

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The Great Brain (Great Brain #1)
The Great Brain (Great Brain #1)
by John D. Fitzgerald and Mercer Mayer
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For decades, the Great Brain and his little brother have enchanted readers. Now three of these heartwarming and funny stories featuring the young con artist are reissued. Illustrations.... (read more)

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Kampung Boy
Kampung Boy
by Lat
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Kampung Boy is a favorite of millions of readers in Southeast Asia. With masterful economy worthy of Charles Schultz, Lat recounts the life of Mat, a Muslim boy growing up in rural Malaysia in the 1950s: his adventures and mischief-making, fishing trips,... (read more)

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The Castle of Llyr (Chronicles of Prydain #3)
The Castle of Llyr (Chronicles of Prydain #3)
by Lloyd Alexander
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In the imaginary kingdom of Prydain, Princess Eilonwy must leave her friends to go to the Isle of Mona for training as a proper princess. Because Eilonwy has magical powers, she is sought by Achren, the most evil enchantress in the land. Shortly after... (read more)

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The Door in the Wall
The Door in the Wall
by Marguerite de Angeli
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As the son of a nobleman, Robins destiny is changed suddenly when he falls ill and loses the use of his legs. When the great castle of Lindsay is in danger, Robin discovers that there is more than one way to serve his king.... (read more)

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Belle Prater's Boy
Belle Prater's Boy
by Ruth White
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The stirring 1997 Newbery Honor Book. When Belle Prater disappears, her boy Woodrow comes to live with his grandparents in Coal Station, Virginia. Woodrow's cousin Gypsy lives next door and the two children find they have much in common. But unlike... (read more)

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Big Red
Big Red
by Jim Kjelgaard
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From the moment Danny sees the beautiful Irish setter, he knows Red is the dog for him.  Fast and smart, strong and noble, Red is the only dog Danny wants by his side.  Soon, neither boy nor dog can stand to be apart.  ... (read more)

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The Fire Thief (Fire Thief Trilogy #01)
The Fire Thief (Fire Thief Trilogy #01)
by Terry Deary
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Now available in paperback, The Fire Thief hilariously reimagines the myth of Prometheus, the Greek demigod who stole fire from the gods and gave it to the human race. To escape the gods' revenge, Prometheus travels through time to Eden City in 1858... (read more)

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Nate the Great Goes Down in the Dumps
Nate the Great Goes Down in the Dumps
by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
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Over a Thousand Hills I Walk with You
Over a Thousand Hills I Walk with You
by Hanna Jansen
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Jeanne and her family, who are Tutsis living in Rwanda during a time of civil war, flee their home in hopes of evading Hutu soldiers as political events threaten to overtake them.... (read more)

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Camp Babymouse (Babymouse #6)
Camp Babymouse (Babymouse #6)
by Jennifer Holm and Matthew Holm
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NEW YORK TIMES bestselling and Newbery Honor winning author Jennifer Holm teams up with Matthew Holm to bring you a fully illustrated graphic novel series packed with humor and kid appeal—BABYMOUSE!   With multiple Children's Choice awards and... (read more)

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