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When Audrey Met Alice by Rebecca Behrens

when audrey met alice

When the Secret Service squashes yet another chance for the president's daughter, Audrey, to make any new friends, Audrey discovers former first daughter Alice Roosevelt's hidden diary, which gives Audrey endless ideas for having fun--and more problems than she can handle.

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Stay where You are & Then Leave by John Boyne

stay where you are & then leave

Four years after Alfie Summerfield's father left London to become a soldier in World War I he has not returned but Alfie, now nine, is shining shoes at King's Cross Station when he happens to learn that his father is at a nearby hospital being treated for shell shock.

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Secrets of the Book by Erin Fry

secrets of the book

Sixth grader Spencer Lemon has a degenerative eye disease—and he’s rapidly losing his eyesight. So he has no idea why he was chosen to guard Pandora’s Book. When Ed, the old guy at the nursing home, hands over the book, he doesn’t get a chance to explain any of the rules to Spencer. Spencer only knows that the book contains famous dead people—people who can be brought back to life.

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School of Charm by Lisa Ann Scott

school of charm

After her beloved father's death in 1977, eleven-year-old tomboy Chip tries to fit with her family of beauty queens, making unlikely new friends at Miss Vernie's unusual charm school in Mt. Airy, North Carolina.

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Saving Kabul Corner by N.H. Senzai

saving kabul corner

Twelve-year-old Ariana, a tomboy, and her ladylike cousin Laila, recently arrived from Afghanistan, do not get along but they pull together when a rival Afghani grocery store opens, rekindling an old family feud and threatening their family's livelihood.

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Mark of the Dragonfly by Jaleigh Johnson

mark of the dragonfly

Since her father's death in a factory in the Dragonfly territories, thirteen-year-old Piper has eked out a living as a scrapper in Merrow Kingdom, but the arrival of a mysterious girl sends her on a dangerous journey to distant lands.

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Lost in Bermooda by Mike Litwin

lost in bermooda

Bermooda is a tropical island that is full of walking, talking cows. Here in Bermooda the sun is perfectly bright and the breeze is perfectly warm. It's the kind of perfection that makes it seem like nothing in this mootopian paradise could ever change. But when a hu'man washes ashore, everything changes!

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Jungle of Bones by Ben Mikaelsen

jungle of bones

When sullen teenager Dylan Barstow is caught joyriding in a stolen car he is sent to his ex-Marine uncle for the summer, but soon they are on the way to Papua New Guinea in search of a World War II fighter plane and Dylan discovers that defiance is not a survival skill when you are lost in a jungle

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The Escape by Kathryn Lasky

the escape

Estrella is a filly, daughter of the lead mare, one of a shipment of horses bound for the new world, but when the ship is becalmed and the horses are dropped overboard to lighten the load, Estrella finds that it is up to her to lead the herd to land and safety.

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Ellray Jakes is Magic by Sally Warner

ellray jakes is magic

Third-grader EllRay, a "shrimpy, goof-up kid," discovers magic all around him when he and his schoolmates participate in the Oak Glen Primary School talent show and work together on a wedding shower gift for their teacher

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The Beatles by Mick Manning

the beatles

An introduction to The Beatles includes coverage of Lennon's Liverpool childhood, the friendship between McCartney and Harrison, the contributions of manager Brian Epstein and record label boss George Martin, and the group's famous tour to the USA.

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Almost Super by Marion Jensen

almost super

Two brothers in a family of superheroes are forced to reexamine everything they knew about being super when the powers they receive are total duds and their enemy is revealed to be just like they are

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