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The Truth About Love

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Love, Nina : A Nanny Writes Home

In 1982, 20-year-old Nina Stibbe moved to London to work as a nanny to two opinionated and lively young boys. In frequent letters home to her sister, Nina described her trials and triumphs.…

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by Howe, James F How 4.0

Howliday Inn

While their family is away, Harold and Chester, a dog and a cat, are boarded at Chateau Bow-Wow where Chester becomes increasingly alarmed by the strange behavior of his fellow guests and the sudden disappearance of one of them.…

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by Lord, Bette F Lor 4.6

In The Year Of The Boar And Jackie Robinson

In 1947, a Chinese child comes to Brooklyn where she becomes Americanized at school, in her apartment building, and by her love for baseball.…

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by Howe, James F How 4.0

The Celery Stalks At Midnight

Chester the cat is more than ever convinced that Bunnicula is a vampire when there is a harvest of white vegetables on the morning after the night that Bunnicula was probably wandering through the neighborhood.…

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by Henry, Marguerite F Hen 5.3

Mustang, Wild Spirit Of The West

A fictional retelling, from the point of view of Annie Bronn Johnston, of how this Nevada woman fought to protect the American wild horse, the mustang, from extinction because of professional killers who chased the horses for use in dog food.…

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by Keene, Carolyn F Kee 4.6

Double Crossing

Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys are on a luxury cruise ship when murder comes aboard.…

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by Hill, Kirkpatrick F Hil 4.8

Toughboy And Sister

The death of their drunken father strands ten-year-old Toughboy and his younger sister at a remote fishing cabin on the Yukon River near Ruby, Alaska, where they spend a summer trying to cope with dwindling food supplies and hostile wildlife.…

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by Hunt, Irene F Hun 6.6

Across Five Aprils

The story of a young boy, his family, and his neighbors who live in a backwoods Illinois community during the period of the Civil War.…

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by Hesse, Karen F Hes 3.4

The Music Of Dolphins

Using sophisticated computer technology, a 15-year-old girl who has been raised by dolphins records her thoughts about her reintroduction to the human world.…

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by Hansen, Joyce F Han 4.0

Yellow Bird And Me

Doris becomes friends with Yellow Bird as she helps him with his studies and his part in the school play and discovers that he has a problem known as dyslexia.…

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by Hurwitz, Johanna IM F Hur 4.7

Aldo Applesauce

When he and his family move to the suburbs, Aldo has difficulty finding new friends.…

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by Korman, Gordon F Kor 3.9

Nose Pickers From Outer Space

Fourth-grader Devin is disappointed in the nerdy exchange student who comes to live with his family, until he realizes that Stan is not from Chicago but from outer space.…

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by Jones, Diana Wynne F Jon 4.8

Charmed Life

Gwendolen Chant and her brother, Cat, find the Chrestomanci Castle family's magic powers difficult to counter.…

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by Hoobler, Dorothy F Hoo 5.1

The Ghost In The Tokaido Inn

While attempting to solve the mystery of a stolen jewel, Seikei, a merchant's son who longs to be a samurai, joins a group of kabuki actors in eighteenth-century Japan.…

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by Levine, Gail Carson F Lev 4.0

The Princess Test

In this humorous retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's "The Princess and the Pea," Lorelei must pass many difficult tests in order to prove that she is a true princess and win the hand of Prince Nicholas.…

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by Joseph, Lynn F Jos 5.1

The Color Of My Words

When life gets difficult for Ana Rosa, a twelve-year-old would-be writer living in a small village in the Dominican Republic, she can depend on her older brother to make her feel better--until the life-changing events on her thirteenth birthday.…

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by Jacques, Brian F Jac 5.2

Taggerung

A young otter, kidnapped in his infancy and raised as a warrior-thief by a band of vermin, leaves the tribe and goes off to seek adventures of his own.…

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by Korman, Gordon F Kor 5.2 pb

The Climb

The climbing contest to see who will be the youngest person to climb Mount Everest turns into a life-or-death rescue mission.…

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by Horowitz, Anthony F Hor 4.8

Point Blank

Fourteen-year-old Alex continues his work as a spy for the British MI6, investigating an exclusive school for boys in the French Alps.…

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by Langton, Jane F Lan 5.8

The Time Bike

Eddy receives a mysterious gift from India, an old-fashioned bike that transports its rider through time.…

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by Hiaasen, Carl F Hia 5.2

Hoot

Roy, who is new to his small Florida community, becomes involved in another boy's attempt to save a colony of burrowing owls from a proposed construction site.…

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by Hesse, Karen F Hes 5.0

Witness

A series of poems express the views of various people in a small Vermont town, including a young black girl and a young Jewish girl, during the early 1920s when the Ku Klux Klan is trying to infiltrate the town.…

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by Henkes, Kevin F Hen

Olive's Ocean

On a summer visit to her grandmother's cottage by the ocean, twelve-year-old Martha gains perspective on the death of a classmate, on her relationship with her grandmother, on her feelings for an older boy, and on her plans to be a writer.…

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by Konigsburg, E. L. F Kon 5.5

The Outcasts Of 19 Schuyler Place

Upon leaving an oppressive summer camp, twelve-year-old Margaret Rose Kane spearheads a campaign to preserve three unique towers her grand uncles have been building in their back yard for over forty years.…

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by Korman, Gordon F Kor 4.5
by Korman, Gordon F Kor 5.3

The Danger

Four adolescents try to raise a British ship which sank in the Caribbean in 1665 with a cargo of gold on board. However, they cannot trust anyone not even themselves.…

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by Park, Linda Sue F Par 6.6

A Single Shard

Tree-ear, a thirteen-year-old orphan in medieval Korea, lives under a bridge near a potters' village, and longs to learn how to throw the delicate celadon ceramics himself.…

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by Henry, Marguerite F Hen 5.3

Misty Of Chincoteague

The determination of two youngsters to win a Chincoteague pony is greatly increased when the Phantom and her colt are among those rounded up for the yearly auction.…

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by Korman, Gordon F Kor 5.1 pb

The Contest

Four climbers, winners of an American Junior Alpine Association contest, vie to become the youngest person ever to reach the peak of Mount Everest.…

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by Korman, Gordon F Kor 5.1

The Abduction

Aiden teams up with the FBI to track down his sister Meg who was kidnapped while they were walking home from school.…

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by Horowitz, Anthony F Hor 5.1
by Lord, Cynthia F Lor 3.9

Rules

Frustrated at life with an autistic brother, twelve-year-old Catherine longs for a normal existence but her world is further complicated by a friendship with an young paraplegic.…

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by Korman, Gordon F Kor 5.2

The Rescue

Aiden Falconer and FBI Agent Harris struggle to find Aiden's kidnapped sister, Meg, as she tries to escape her abductors--a situation that endangers both Meg's and Aiden's lives.…

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by Hiaasen, Carl F Hia 5.0

Flush

With their father jailed for sinking a river boat, Noah Underwood and his younger sister, Abbey, must gather evidence that the owner of this floating casino is emptying his bilge tanks into the protected waters around their Florida Keys home.…

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by Korman, Gordon F Kor 5.0

The Search

Attempts to find the kidnapped Meg Falconer by her brother Aiden, her parents, and the FBI, are hindered by Meg's efforts to save herself by running away from her captors.…

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by Jacques, Brian F Jac 5.2

Mattimeo

Mattimeo, the son of the warrior mouse Matthias, learns to take up the sword and joins the other animal inhabitants of Redwall Abbey in resisting Slagar the fox and his band of marauders.…

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by Hunter, Erin F Hun 5.8 pb

Forest Of Secrets

The warrior cat Fireheart's determination to uncover the truth about another warrior's death leads him deep into danger, and reveals secrets that test the strength of clan loyalties.…

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by Hunter, Erin F Hun 5.8 pb

Moonrise

As they journey home to warn their clans of the coming destruction, the six cats, guided by StarClan's prophecy, meet an unfamilar tribe of cats with their own set of beliefs--and their own mysterious prophecy.…

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by Kerr, Philip F Ker 5.7

The Akhenaten Adventure

When twelve-year-old twins Philippa and John discover that they are descended from a long line of djinn, their mother sends them away to their Uncle Nimrod, who takes them to Cairo where he starts to teach them about their extraordinary powers.…

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by Hobbs, Will F Hob 4.7 pb

Go Big Or Go Home

Fourteen-year-old Brady and his cousin Quinn love extreme sports, but nothing could prepare them for the aftermath of Brady's close encounter with a meteorite after it crashes into his Black Hills, South Dakota, bedroom.…

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by Korman, Gordon F Kor 4.9

Schooled

Cap lives in isolation with his grandmother, a former hippie; but when she falls from a tree and breaks her hip, Cap is sent to a foster home where he has his first experience in a public school.…

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by Hunter, Erin F Hun 5.5 pb

Firestar's Quest

Firestar, the legendary leader of ThunderClan, has discovered that StarClan, the warrior ancestors who guide him, have lied to him, and now he is faced with the hardest decision of his life.…

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by Hahn, Mary Downing F Hah 4.0

Deep And Dark And Dangerous

While spending the summer with her aunt and cousin at the family's vacation home in Maine, thirteen-year-old Ali stumbles upon the secret to the childhood tragedy that her mother and aunt have been hiding for over thirty years.…

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by Hunter, Erin F Hun 5.6 pb

Into The Wild

Rusty, a bored house kitten, is apprenticed by the ThunderClan and must struggle to fit in when the group of feral cats is threatened by the enemy ShadowClan.…

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by Law, Ingrid F Law 6.0

Savvy

Recounts the adventures of Mibs Beaumont, whose thirteenth birthday has revealed her "savvy"--a magical power unique to each member of her family--just as her father is injured in a terrible accident.…

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by Hiaasen, Carl F Hia 5.5

Scat

Nick and Marta are both suspicious when their biology teacher, the feared Mrs. Bunny Starch, disappears, and try to uncover the truth despite the police and headmaster's insistence that nothing is wrong.…

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by Hunter, Erin F Hun 4.9

The Sight

Hollypaw, Jaypaw, and Lionpaw, the children of the ThunderClan warriors Squirelflight and Brambleclaw, learn their powers can help the Clan and begin their apprenticeships; and a prophecy warns of trouble.…

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by Korman, Gordon F Kor 5.0

The Zucchini Warriors

Roommates Bruno and Boots find obstacles in their way as they attempt to lead the Macdonald Hall Zucchini Warriors to a victorious football season and earn the reward of a new recreation center.…

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by King-Smith, Dick F Kin 5.2

Ace, The Very Important Pig

Farmer Tubbs' amazing pig, Ace of Clubs, eventually winds up on television for his cleverness.…

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by Hobbs, Will F Hob 5.0

Bearstone

A troubled Indian boy goes to live with an elderly rancher whose caring ways help the boy become a man.…

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by Hill, Kirkpatrick F Hil 5.0

Winter Camp

Eleven-year-old Toughboy and his younger sister must survive the harsh Alaskan winter at a friend's winter trapping camp.…

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by Hansen, Joyce F Han 5.1

The Captive

When Kofi's father, an Ashanti chief, is killed, Kofi is sold as a slave and ends up in Massachusetts, where his fate is in the hands of Paul Cuffe, an African American shipbuilder who works to return slaves to their homeland in Africa.…

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by L'Engle, Madeleine F L'En 5.0

A Wind In The Door

With Meg Murry's help, the dragons her six-year-old brother saw in the vegetable garden play an important part in his struggle between life and death.…

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by Kehret, Peg F Keh 4.5

Cages

After losing an acting role and fighting with her alcoholic stepfather, Kit is arrested for shoplifting and ordered to work, as part of her sentence, at an animal shelter.…

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by Jones, Diana Wynne F Jon 5.0

Witch Week

When a teacher at an English boarding school finds a note on his desk accusing someone in the class of being a witch, magical things begin to happen and an inquisitor is summoned.…

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by Kehret, Peg F Keh 4.6

Nightmare Mountain

Twelve-year-old Molly's visit to her aunt and uncle's llama ranch in the state of Washington leads her into unexpected danger and suspense.…

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by Levitin, Sonia F Lev 4.7

Journey To America

A Jewish family fleeing Nazi Germany in 1938 endures innumerable separations before they are once again united.…

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by Hobbs, Will F Hob 5.9

Ghost Canoe

Fourteen-year-old Nathan, fishing with the Makah in the Pacific Northwest, finds himself holding a vital clue when a mysterious stranger comes to town looking for Spanish treasure.…

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by Levine, Gail Carson F Lev 4.1

Princess Sonora And The Long Sleep

In this retelling of the fairy tale Sleeping Beauty, Princess Sonora, who is ten times smarter than anyone else, vows to choose for herself the best time to be pricked by the spindle.…

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by Keene, Carolyn F Kee 5.3

The Secret Of Shadow Ranch

Nancy arrives in Arizona, looking forward to a fun-filled vacation at Shadow Ranch, but abruptly finds herself involved in a baffling mystery.…

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by Hunter, Erin F Hun 6.0 pb

Midnight

Called by StarClan to fulfill a new prophecy, a group of young cats sets out on a long and dangerous journey, knowing only that trouble threatens the forest, as the adventures of the warrior clans continue.…

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by Higson, Charles F Hig 5.9 pb

SilverFin : A James Bond Adventure

Young James Bond attends school at the prestigious Eton boarding school, and teams up with Red to investigate the mystery of the disappearance of a boy, Alfie Kelly, Red's cousin, allegedly linked to a madman with a plot for global domination.…

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by Horowitz, Anthony F Hor 4.4

Raven's Gate

Sent to live in a foster home in a remote Yorkshire village, Matt, a troubled fourteen-year-old English boy, uncovers an evil plot involving witchcraft and the site of an ancient stone circle.…

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by Horowitz, Anthony F Hor 4.7

Evil Star

Having locked the Raven's gate, fourteen-year-old Matt travels to Peru where he meets the second of the five gatekeepers and works with him to try to stop the opening of a second gate somehow related to the Nazca Lines.…

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by Horowitz, Anthony F Hor 4.7 pb
by Haworth, Danette F Haw 3.7 pb

Violet Raines Almost Got Struck By Lightning

In 1970's Florida, eleven-year-old Violet's world is turned upside down by the arrival of a girl from Detroit who seems bent on stealing Violet's best friends.…

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by Horowitz, Anthony F Hor 5.4
by Horowitz, Anthony F Hor 5.0

Ark Angel

After recovering from a near fatal gunshot wound, teenage spy Alex Rider embarks on a new mission to stop a group of eco-terrorists from sabotaging the launch of the first outer space hotel.…

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by Langton, Jane F Lan 5.0

The Fledgling

Georgie's fondest hope, to be able to fly, is fleetingly fulfilled when she is befriended by a Canada goose.…

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by Jacques, Brian F Jac 5.6
by Kaye, M. M. F Kay 6.4

The Ordinary Princess

At her christening a princess is given the gift of "ordinariness" by a fairy, and the consequences of that eventually take her to a nearby palace where, having run away to become a fourteenth assistant kitchen maid, she meets the prince for her.…

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by Hesse, Karen F Hes 4.2

Letters From Rifka

Rifka, a young Jewish girl, writes to her cousin, chronicling her family's experiences fleeing Russia in 1919, and her own trials after being left in Belgium on her own while the others emigrate to America.…

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by Konigsburg, E. L. F Kon 5.9

The View From Saturday

Four students, with their own individual stories, develop a special bond and attract the attention of their teacher, a paraplegic, who chooses them to represent their sixth-grade class in the Academic Bowl competition.…

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by Henkes, Kevin F Hen 4.9 pb
by Le Guin, Ursula K. F LeG 5.9

The Tombs Of Atuan #2.

Arha's isolated existence as high priestess in the tombs of Atuan is jarred by a thief who seeks a special treasure.…

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by Lewis, C. S. F Lew 5.7

The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe : A Story For Children

Four English school children find their way into a magical land where they help Aslan, the noble lion, free Narnia from the spell of the White Witch.…

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by Klause, Annette Curtis F Kla 6.6

Alien Secrets

On her journey to the distant planet where her parents are working, twelve-year-old Puck befriends a troubled alien and becomes involved in a dangerous mystery involving a precious artifact.…

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by Jacques, Brian F Jac 5.7

The Bellmaker

Worried about his daughter Mariel, Joseph the Bellmaker is led by a dream from Redwall Abbey to Southsward, where he is caught up in the battle between Squirrelking Gael and the vicious Foxwolf Nagru.…

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by Levine, Gail Carson F Lev 4.0

The Fairy's Mistake

In this humorous retelling of a Perrault tale, the fairy Ethelinda rewards one twin sister for good behavior and punishes the other for bad, only to discover that her punishment is more pleasing than her reward.…

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by Jacques, Brian F Jac 5.7

Marlfox

When three young residents of Redwall Abbey go on a quest to recover a tapestry stolen by the Marlfoxes, their bravery removes the curse of these evil animals on a lost island.…

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by Jacques, Brian F Jac 5.7

The Legend Of Luke

When Martin the Warrior leaves Redwall Abbey and embarks upon a journey to the place of his birth, he learns about the brave and noble deeds of his father Luke, a real Warrior Chieftain.…

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by Keene, Carolyn F Kee 5.4
by Levine, Gail Carson F Lev 4.3

Cinderellis And The Glass Hill

In this humorous retelling of a Perrault tale, a lonely young farm lad uses his unusual inventive ability to pass a nearly impossible test and win the hand of the neighboring princess.…

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by Hesse, Karen F Hes 6.1

Stowaway

A fictionalized journal relates the experiences of a young stowaway from 1768 to 1771 aboard the "Endeavor" which sailed around the world under Captain James Cook.…

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by L'Engle, Madeleine F L'En 4.7

A Wrinkle In Time

Three extra-terrestrial beings take Meg and her friends to another world.…

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by Horowitz, Anthony F Hor 5.0

Scorpia

After being told that his father was an assassin for a criminal organization, fourteen-year-old Alex goes to Italy to find out more and becomes involved in a plan to kill thousands of English schoolchildren.…

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by Hunter, Erin F Hun 6.3

The Darkest Hour

ThunderClan's darkest hour is upon them and Fireheart, the warrior cat, must protect his clan from a threat unlike any the forest has ever seen, as the time comes for prophecies to unfold and heroes to rise.…

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by Keller, Beverly F Kel 5.0

Desdemona-- Twelve Going On Desperate

Calamity stalks a seventh grader in the form of social disasters, and throughout it all, to her great embarrassment, she keeps running into the most attractive boy in school.…

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by Kehret, Peg F Keh 5.1

The Volcano Disaster

When an "Instant Commuter" transports him to Mount Saint Helens during its eruption, twelve-year-old Warren cannot get himself back to his own home in his own time.…

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by Korman, Gordon F Kor 4.9
by Krumgold, Joseph. F Kru 4.8

--and Now Miguel

The young son of a New Mexico sheep rancher longs to go with the men when they take the sheep to the Sangre de Christo Mountains.…

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by Henry, Marguerite F Hen 5.6

Brighty Of The Grand Canyon

Relates the adventures of a little burro who blazed trails through the Grand Canyon and met many famous people in the process.…

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by Kerr, M. E. F Ker 5.0

Gentlehands

A teenage boy falls in love with an "upper-class" girl and gets to know his estranged grandfather in one heartbreaking summer which climaxes in a shattering search for Nazi war criminals.…

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by Kendall, Carol F Ken 5.9

The Gammage Cup

A handful of Minnipins, a sober and sedate people, rise up against the Periods, the leading family of an isolated mountain valley, and are exiled to a mountain where they discover that the ancient enemies of their people are preparing to attack.…

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by Kelly, Eric P. F Kel 7.1

The Trumpeter Of Krakow

A Polish family in the Middle Ages guards a great secret treasure and a boy's memory of an earlier trumpeter of Krakow makes it possible for him to save his father.…

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by Keyes, Daniel F Key 5.8

Flowers For Algernon

After being mentally challenged for all of his thirty-two years, Charlie Gordon undergoes an operation designed to change his life.…

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by Holm, Jennifer L. F Hol 4.8

Our Only May Amelia

As the only girl in a Finnish American family of seven brothers, May Amelia Jackson resents being expected to act like a lady while growing up in Washington state in 1899.…

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by Kalnay, Francis F Kal 4.8

Chu?ücaro : Wild Pony Of The Pampa

Adventures of a boy and his pony on the Argentine Pampa.…

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by Korman, Gordon F Kor 5.6

The Deep

Diving interns Kaz, Dante, Adriana, and Star take desperate measures to reclaim the sunken treasure that has been stolen away from them by their supervisor Tad Cutter.…

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by Hobbs, Will F Hob 5.0

River Thunder

Despite some reservations, sixteen-year-old Jessie joins her companions from the previous year's adventure on the Colorado River for a legal rafting trip through the Grand Canyon.…

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by Jacques, Brian F Jac 6.3

Outcast Of Redwall

The destinies of the badger lord dubbed Sunflash and his mortal enemy, the ferret warlord Swartt Sixclaw, are entwined with those of many creatures, particularly the inhabitants of Redwall Abbey.…

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by Jacques, Brian F Jac 6.0

The Long Patrol

Tammo, a daring young hare hungry for adventure, is sent with Russa Nodrey, the wandering red squirrel, to join the Long Patrol and defend Salamandastron against the Rapscallion horde.…

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by Lipsyte, Robert F Lip 4.4

The Chief

On the verge of having a shot at the heavyweight boxing championship, nineteen-year-old Sonny Bear finds himself with conflicting loyalties when trouble erupts on his reservation over the construction of a new gambling casino. Sequel to "The Brave.".…

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by Hughes, Monica F Hug 4.7

Invitation To The Game

Unemployed after high school in the highly robotic society of 2154, Lisse and seven friends resign themselves to a boring existence in their "Designated Area" until the government invites them to play "The Game."…

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by Kadohata, Cynthia F Kad 4.8
by Kerr, M. E. F Ker 4.3

Night Kites

Seventeen-year-old Erick's comfortable and well-ordered life begins to fall apart when he is forced to keep two secrets: the identity of his new girlfriend and the nature of his brother's debilitating disease.…

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by Lipsyte, Robert F Lip 4.2

The Brave

Having left the Indian reservation for the streets of New York, seventeen-year-old boxer Sonny Bear tries to harness his inner rage by training with Alfred Brooks, who has left the sport to become a policeman.…

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by Lee, Harper F Lee 5.6

To Kill A Mockingbird

Eight-year-old "Scout" Finch tells of life in a small Alabama town where her father is a lawyer.…

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by Hinton, S. E. F Hin 4.7

Tex

The love between two teen-age brothers helps to alleviate the harshness of their usually parentless life as they struggle to grow up.…

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by Korman, Gordon F Kor 5.5

Losing Joe's Place

Jason and his two friends move into Jason's brother's apartment and manage to wreak havoc in it during one funny and memorable summer.…

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by Konigsburg, E. L. F Kon 5.7

The Second Mrs. Giaconda

Relates, from the point of view of his servant Salai, how Leonardo da Vinci came to paint the Mona Lisa.…

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by Jacques, Brian F Jac 6.1

Pearls Of Lutra

Tansy, a young hedgehog living at Redwall Abbey, attempts to solve the riddle of the missing pearls while at the same time the evil marten, Mad Eyes, desires them for himself.…

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by Hesse, Karen F Hes 4.0

Phoenix Rising

Thirteen-year-old Nyle learns about relationships and death when fifteen-year-old Ezra, who was exposed to radiation leaked from a nearby nuclear plant, comes to stay at her grandmother's Vermont farmhouse.…

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by Horowitz, Anthony F Hor 5.1

Stormbreaker

After the death of the uncle who had been his guardian, fourteen-year-old Alex Rider is coerced to continue his uncle's dangerous work for Britain's intelligence agency, MI6.…

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by Korman, Gordon F Kor 5.3

Born To Rock

High school senior Leo Caraway, a conservative Republican, learns that his biological father is a punk rock legend.…

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by Hinton, S. E. F Hin 4.1 pb

Rumble Fish

A junior high school boy idolizes his older brother, the coolest, toughest guy in the neighborhood, and wants to be just like him.…

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by Le Guin, Ursula K. F LeG 5.4

Very Far Away From Anywhere Else

Seventeen-year-old Owen Griffiths learns to find his own way to a future in science through a friendship with a girl whose life is dedicated to music.…

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by L'Engle, Madeleine F L'En 5.5
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by Lee, Marie G. F Lee 4.9

Finding My Voice

As she tries to enjoy her senior year and choose which college she will attend, Korean American Ellen Sung must deal with the prejudice of some of her classmates and pressure from her parents to get good grades.…

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by Le Guin, Ursula K. F LeG 6.1

The Farthest Shore #3.

A young prince joins forces with a master wizard on a journey to discover a cause and remedy for the loss of magic in Earthsea.…

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by Hansen, Joyce F Han 4.6

Out From This Place

A fourteen-year-old black girl tries to find a fellow ex-slave, who had joined the Union army during the Civil War, during the confusing times after the emancipation of the slaves.…

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by Levoy, Myron F Lev 3.3

Alan And Naomi

In New York of the 1940s a boy tries to befriend a girl traumatized by Nazi brutality in France.…

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by Holland, Isabelle F Hol 4.9

Behind The Lines

During the New York Draft Riot of 1863, a young Irish Catholic girl helps an African-American make a daring escape from an angry mob.…

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by Jones, Diana Wynne F Jon 6.0

Castle In The Air

Having long indulged himself in daydreams more exciting than his mundane life as a carpet merchant, Abdullah unexpectedly purchases a magic carpet and his life changes dramatically as his daydreams come true and dangerous adventures become daily fare.…

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by Holt, Kimberly Willis F Hol 4.5

When Zachary Beaver Came To Town

During the summer of 1971 in a small Texas town, thirteen-year-old Toby and his best friend Cal meet the star of a sideshow act, 600-pound Zachary, the fattest boy in the world.…

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by Jacques, Brian F Jac 5.7

Mariel Of Redwall

The mousemaid Mariel achieves victory at sea for the animals of Redwall Abbey, fighting the savage pirate rat Gabool the Wild, warlord of rodent corsairs.…

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by Jacques, Brian F Jac 5.3
by Lewis, C. S. F Lew 5.7
by Harmon, Michael B. F Har 4.3

Skate

Facing a disintegrating home life and trouble at school, teenager Ian McDermott runs away with his younger brother to Washington State in search of safety, justice, and their long-absent father.…

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by Horowitz, Anthony F Hor 4.9

Skeleton Key

Reluctant teenage-spy Alex Rider, on a routine mission at the Wimbledon tennis championships, gets caught up in Chinese gangs, illegal nuclear weapons, and the suspect plans of his Russian host, General Sarov.…

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by Harmon, Michael B. F Har 3.6
by Jacques, Brian F Jac 5.1

Mossflower

Martin the warrior mouse and Gonff the mousethief set out to find the missing ruler of Mossflower, while the other animal inhabitants of the woodland prepare to rebel against the evil wildcat who has seized power.…

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by Hobbs, Will F Hob 5.7

Beardance

While accompanying an elderly rancher on a trip into the San Juan Mountains, Cloyd, a Ute Indian boy, tries to help two orphaned grizzly cubs survive the winter and, at the same time, completes his spirit mission. Sequel to "Bearstone.".…

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by Lackey, Mercedes F Lac 6.8
by Lackey, Mercedes F Lac 7.0

Magic's Price

The final volume of the "Last Herald-Mage" trilogy finds the Herald-Mage Vanyel and his Companion, Yfandes, the only barriers left standing between the once-peaceful kingdom of Valdemar and the evil dark master.…

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by Lackey, Mercedes F Lac 7.3

Winds Of Fate

Elspeth must learn to use her magic powers in order to save Valdemar from a dark menace.…

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by Lackey, Mercedes F Lac 6.3

Magic's Promise

Vanyel, weary from battling the threats of war and dark magic, is drawn with his Companion to a neighboring kingdom where they discover a magical holocaust and must try to unravel the mystery of who or what is responsible for the devastation.…

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by Lackey, Mercedes F Lac 7.2
by L'Amour, Louis F L'Am 5.5

The Man Called Noon

Many people were ready to kill to get the gold buried somewhere on the Davidge ranch. Fan Davidge was determined to keep her ranch, and Ruble Noon was determined she would keep it.…

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by Oppel, Kenneth. F Opp 5.0

Firewing

Griffin, a young bat, is sucked into the "Underworld," and his father follows to rescue him.…

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by Lewis, C. S. F Lew 5.9 pb

The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader

Lucy, Edmund, and Eustace, three English children, sail with King Caspian through magic waters to the End of the World.…

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by Ho, Minfong F Ho 5.4

The Clay Marble : And Related Readings

In the late 1970s twelve-year-old Dara joins a refugee camp in war-torn Cambodia and becomes separated from her family.…

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by Swift, Jonathan F Swi 13.5

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by Kidd, Sue Monk F Kid 5.7
by L'Amour, Louis F L'Am 5.4
by L'Engle, Madeleine F L'En 5.5

The Moon By Night

The summer camping trip the Austins take when Vicky is fourteen years old is an eventful one, thanks to Zachary and Andy, two completely different boys she meets on the trip.…

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by White, T. H. F Whi 7.5

The Sword In The Stone

Wart, as Arthur is called, becomes a wiser, more thoughtful person and a worthy king as a result of Merlin's lessons.…

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by Lindgren, Astrid F Lin 5.2

Pippi Longstocking

Escapades of a lucky little girl who lives with a horse and a monkey--but without any parents--at the edge of a Swedish village.…

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by Hinton, S. E. F Hin 4.7

The Outsiders

Three brothers struggle to stay together after their parents' death, as they search for an identity among the conflicting values of their adolescent society in which they find themselves "outsiders.".…

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by Kerr, M. E. F Ker 4.8

Slap Your Sides

Life in their Pennsylvania hometown changes for Jubal Shoemaker and his family when his older brother witnesses to his Quaker beliefs by becoming a conscientious objector during World War II.…

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by Jacques, Brian F Jac 5.5

Lord Brocktree

The mountain of Salamandastron needs the help of Brocktree the Badger Lord when evil comes in the form of the Blue Hordes of Ungatt Trunn, the Earth Shaker.…

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by Jacques, Brian F Jac 5.7

Marlfox

When three young residents of Redwall Abbey go on a quest to recover a tapestry stolen by the Marlfoxes, their bravery removes the curse of these evil animals on a lost island.…

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by Jacques, Brian F Jac 5.8
by Hoffman, Mary F Hof 6.1
by Haddon, Mark F Had 5.4

The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-time

Despite his overwhelming fear of interacting with people, Christopher, a mathematically-gifted, autistic fifteen-year-old boy, decides to investigate the murder of a neighbor's dog and uncovers secret information about his mother.…

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by Hunter, Erin F Hun 5.9

Starlight 4.

The four cat Clans, following a prophecy, finally reach their new home and go about the difficult work of setting borders and boundaries, and re-establishing contact with StarClan, the ancestor gods.…

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by Henry, O. F Hen 6.2
by Lasky, Kathryn F Las 5.3

The Night Journey

A young girl ignores her parents' wishes and persuades her great-grandmother to relate the story of her escape from czarist Russia.…

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by Klause, Annette Curtis F Kla 4.5
by Korman, Gordon F Kor 4.8

The Twinkie Squad

Chaos spreads when Douglas, the most eccentric sixth grader in Thaddeus G. Little Middle School, joins the Twinkie Squad, a special counselling group for problem students.…

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by Korman, Gordon F Kor 4.8

The Chicken Doesn't Skate

Wild things happen at the South Middle School when Milo's science project, Henrietta the chicken, becomes the hockey team's mascot and their only chance for a winning season.…

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by Korman, Gordon F Kor 4.2

The Toilet Paper Tigers

When his Little League team gets a coach who knows nothing about baseball, seventh grader Corey is dismayed to see the team taken over by the coach's pushy twelve-year-old granddaughter.…

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by L'Engle, Madeleine F L'En 5.1

Troubling A Star

As she tries to stay alive after being left on an iceberg in the Antarctic, sixteen-year-old Vicky recalls the series of events that brought her to the bottom of the world and involved her in a dangerous mystery.…

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by McKinley, Robin F McK 6.8

The Blue Sword

Harry, bored with her sheltered life in the remote orange-growing colony of Daria, discovers magic in herself when she is kidnapped by a native king with mysterious powers.…

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by Kerr, M. E. F Ker 4.2

Fell

A strange incident on the night of the senior prom changes John Fell's entire life, leading him to enroll in an exclusive private school under an assumed name.…

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by Konigsburg, E. L. F Kon 4.7

From The Mixed-up Files Of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

Claudia runs away from home with her younger brother to live in a museum.…

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by Layne, Steven L. F Lay 5.2

This Side Of Paradise

After his father begins working for the mysterious Eden Corporation and forcibly relocates the family to the village of Paradise, teenage Jack uncovers a sinister plot that threatens to destroy them all.…

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by Konigsburg, E. L. F Kon 5.4

Silent To The Bone

When he is wrongly accused of gravely injuring his baby half-sister, thirteen-year-old Branwell loses his power of speech and only his friend Connor is able to reach him and uncover the truth about what really happened.…

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by Lee, Tanith F Lee 4.5

Wolf Star

On the day of her wedding to Argul, Claidi is kidnapped by armed men in a hot-air balloon.…

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by Lee, Tanith F Lee 4.7

Wolf Wing

Following their marriage, Claidi and Argul are drawn back to her birthplace, the House, where yet again they are led to seek the answer to the riddle of Ustareth.…

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by Heinlein, Robert A. F Hei 5.9

Have Space Suit-- Will Travel

One minute Kip was walking about in his own backyard, testing out an old space suit and dreaming about going to to the moon--and the next he was out cold and the captive of an insidious space pirate.…

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by Klass, David F Kla 5.6

A Different Season

High school baseball star Jim Roark is delighted to meet Jennifer Douglas, the second basewoman on the girls' softball team, until she becomes the first female player on his all-male team.…

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by Lipsyte, Robert F Lip 4.1

The Chemo Kid

When the drugs that he takes as part of his chemotherapy suddenly transform him from wimp into superhero, sixteen-year-old Fred and his friends plot to rid the town of its most lethal environmental hazard, toxic waste in the water supply.…

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by Leroux, Gaston F Ler 7.1
by Keene, Carolyn F Kee 4.6

Murder On Ice

A weekend on the ski slopes brings Nancy and her friends into deadly peril. Among the suspects is a good-looking ski instructor.…

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by Kay, Elizabeth F Kay 5.6

Back To The Divide

Felix returns to the Divide to find a cure for the freezing spell that Snakeweed the japegrin has put on his parents, which may threaten the entire world.…

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by Kay, Elizabeth F Kay 5.4

Jinx On The Divide

Power from the Divide falls into the wrong hands when Rhino the class bully steals Felix's magical lamp and discovers the djinn and enchanted jinx box inside.…

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by Horowitz, Anthony F Hor 4.3

The Falcon's Malteser : A Diamond Brothers Mystery

After his older brother, a fledgling private detective, agrees to safeguard a package for a dwarf who does not live long, thirteen-year-old Nick scampers to solve the mystery while also trying to stay one step ahead of an assortment of thugs.…

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by Horowitz, Anthony F Hor 9.1

Alex Rider, The Gadgets

Features the blueprints and technical specifications for the amazing gadgetry used by teenage spy Alex Rider.…

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by Hunter, Erin F Hun 5.4 pb

Fire And Ice

Fireheart, a full-fledged warrior cat, must confront questions of loyalty and identity as he faces the possibility of betrayal from within his own forest clan.…

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by Kladstrup, Kristin F Kla 4.5

The Book Of Story Beginnings

After moving with her parents to Iowa, twelve-year-old Lucy discovers a mysterious notebook that can bring stories to life and which has a link to the 1914 disappearance of her great uncle.…

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by Hautman, Pete F Hau 4.1

Snatched

Too curious for her own good, Roni, crime reporter for her high school newspaper, teams up with Brian, freshman science geek, to investigate the beating and kidnapping of a classmate.…

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by Holt, Kimberly Willis F Hol 5.1

Dancing In Cadillac Light

In 1968, eleven-year-old Jaynell's life in the town of Moon, Texas, is enlivened when her eccentric Grandpap comes to live with her family.…

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by Hunter, Erin F Hun 5.4

Outcast

Firestar's grandchildren--Lionpaw, Hollypaw, and Jaypaw--progress in their training to become warrior cats and are drawn for different reasons to the mountains and the Tribe of Rushing Water.…

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by Hunter, Erin F Hun 5.3

Long Shadows

Three young cats from the Warriors clan face the ultimate test of their abilities as they struggle to protect the other clans from total destruction.…

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by Horowitz, Anthony F Hor 5.1

Necropolis : #4

To stop the evil corporation Nightrise from unleashing its devastating power around the globe, fifteen-year-old Matt and three other Gatekeepers travel to Hong Kong to find Scarlet, the final Gatekeeper, whose fate is inextricably joined to their own.…

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by Kipling, Rudyard F Kip 6.4

Just So Stories

Twelve stories about animals, insects, and other subjects, including "How the Aphabet Was Made," "How the Camel Got His Hump," and "The Elephant's Child.".…

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by Johnson, Angela F Joh 4.7

Toning The Sweep

On a visit to her grandmother Ola, who is dying of cancer in her house in the desert, fourteen-year-old Emmie hears many stories about the past and her family history and comes to a better understanding of relatives both dead and living.…

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by Kjelgaard, Jim F Kje 6.0

Wild Trek

A trapper and his dog travel into the Caribou Mountains to rescue a naturalist and a pilot whose plane has been downed in the rugged wilderness of northern Canada.…

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by Jones, Diana Wynne F Jon 5.2

The Magicians Of Caprona

After two centuries of feuding, the powers of the two families of magicians in mythical Caprona are too weak to stop an incipient war, but the younger members of the families find a way.…

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by LaFaye, A. F LaF 4.6

The Year Of The Sawdust Man

In 1934, when her mother leaves her and her father, eleven-year-old Nissa tries to cope with the gossip of her small Louisiana town and the changes in her own life.…

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by Jonell, Lynne F Jon 4.7

Emmy And The Incredible Shrinking Rat

When Emmy discovers that she and her formerly loving parents are being drugged by their evil nanny with rodent potions that can change people in frightening ways, she and some new friends must try everything possible to return things to normal.…

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by Hunter, Erin F Hun 4.3

Eclipse

Follows Jaypaw, a cat who is blind but has special powers, and his companions Hollypaw and Lionpaw as they train to become warriors and protect their clan from danger.…

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by Le Guin, Ursula K. F LeG 5.5

Tehanu : The Last Book Of Earthsea

When Sparrowhawk, the Archmage of Earthsea, returns from the dark land stripped of his magic powers, he finds refuge with the aging widow Tenar and a crippled girl child who carries an unknown destiny.…

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by Wilder, Laura Ingalls F Wil 5.2

Farmer Boy

Nine-year-old Almanzo lives with his family on a big farm in New York State at the end of the 19th century.…

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by Lewis, C. S. F Lew 5.6

The Last Battle

When evil comes to Narnia, Jill and Eustace help fight the great last battle and Aslan leads his people to a glorious new paradise.…

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by Hoobler, Dorothy F Hoo 5.3

The Demon In The Teahouse

In eighteenth-century Japan, fourteen-year-old Seikei, a merchant's son in training to be a samurai, helps his patron investigate a series of murders and arson in the capital city of Edo, each of which is associated in some way with a popular geisha.…

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by Pullman, Philip. F Pul 5.2

I Was A Rat!

A little boy turns life in London upside down when he appears at the house of a lonely old couple and insists he was a rat.…

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by Kropp, Paul F Kro 4.8
by Lawrence, Iain. F Law 4.7

The Smugglers

In eighteenth-century England, after his father buys a schooner called the Dragon, sixteen-year-old John sets out to sail it from Kent to London and becomes involved in a dangerous smuggling scheme.…

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by Ingold, Jeanette F Ing 5.2

Airfield

In 1933 fifteen-year-old Beatty hangs around a small Texas airport waiting for visits from her pilot-father from whom she longs to learn about her deceased mother.…

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by Key, Alexander. F Key 5.0

The Forgotten Door

Jon has fallen through the forgotten door to another planet Earth. There he makes friends with the Bean family, but others in the community are not as friendly.…

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by Laird, Elizabeth F Lai 5.1

Kiss The Dust

Her father's involvement with the Kurdish resistance movement in Iraq forces thirteen-year-old Tara to flee with her family over the border into Iran, where they face an unknown future.…

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by Hobbs, Will F Hob 4.9

Downriver

Fifteen-year-old Jessie and the other rebellious teenage members of a wilderness survival school team abandon their adult leader, hijack his boats, and try to run the dangerous white water at the bottom of the Grand Canyon.…

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by Hudson, Jan F Hud 4.2

Sweetgrass

Living on the western Canadian prairie in the nineteenth century, Sweetgrass, a fifteen-year-old Blackfoot Indian girl, saves her family from a smallpox epidemic and proves her maturity to her father.…

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F Joi 5.2

Join In : Multiethnic Short Stories By Outstanding Writers For Young Adults

Seventeen authors, at the invitation of the editor, wrote these stories especially for this collection featuring teenagers in America from various ethnic backgrounds.…

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by Lackey, Mercedes F Lac 7.0

Alta

Vetch, an Altan serf who was saved by a dragon-rider and trained to be a dragon-boy, cannot forget the family he lost during the war, and steals a dragon egg in the hopes of raising the dragon as his own and using it to help find his family.…

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by Lackey, Mercedes F Lac 7.6
by Lackey, Mercedes F Lac 7.1

Sanctuary

Kiron and Aket-ten, the daughter of Lord Ya-tiren, plan a daring escape in order to free the dragons and the Jousters from Alta and the dangers of the Magi.…

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by Kelton, Elmer F Kel 5.8

Cloudy In The West

Twelve-year-old Joey Shipman runs away from his stepmother's home, only to find that a murderous relative is on his trail and that his only hope lies in the help of a drunk, a prostitute, an outlaw, and a sheepman.…

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by Levine, Gail Carson F Lev 4.6
by Lewis, C. S. F Lew 5.7

The Silver Chair 6

Jill and Eustace must help defeat the evil Witch in order to save Narnia's Prince Rilian.…

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by Kerr, Philip F Ker 5.9

The Blue Djinn Of Babylon

Twelve-year-old twins Philippa and John have more adventures when they become involved in an international adventure involving the Blue Djinn, the supreme arbiter of all djinn.…

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by Kehret, Peg F Keh 4.7
by Hobbs, Will F Hob 5.3

Kokopelli's Flute

Thirteen-year-old Tepary discovers an old flute in a cliff dwelling in New Mexico, and through its power he learns about ancient Native American magic.…

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by Hoeye, Michael F Hoe 5.0

Time Stops For No Mouse

When Linka Perflinger, a jaunty mouse, brings a watch into his shop and then disappears, Hermux Tantamoq is caught up in a dangerous search for a formula for eternal youth as he tried to find out what happened to Linka.…

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by Lewis, C. S. F Lew 5.8

The Horse And His Boy

A boy and a talking horse share an adventurous and dangerous journey to Narnia to warn of invading barbarians.…

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by Landy, Derek F Lan 4.9

Skulduggery Pleasant : Playing With Fire

When the evil Baron Vengeous escapes from prison, Detective Skulduggery Pleasant and his apprentice, Valkyrie Cain, have just two days to recapture him or the Baron's creature, the Grotesquery, may summon the Faceless Ones back to their world.…

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by Henkes, Kevin F Hen 5.1

Protecting Marie

Relates twelve-year-old Fanny's love-hate relationship with her father, a temperamental artist, who has given Fanny a new dog.…

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by Hermes, Patricia F Her 3.6

Kevin Corbett Eats Flies

Kevin and his friend Bailey conspire to prevent Kevin's father from moving himself and Kevin once again.…

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by Jensen, Dorothea F Jen 5.4

The Riddle Of Penncroft Farm

Lars Olafson's move to a farm near Valley Forge brings him friendship with the ghost of an eighteenth-century ancestor who recounts his adventures during the American Revolution.…

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by Houston, Gloria F Hou 5.0

Littlejim

Twelve-year-old Littlejim, a bookish boy living in rural North Carolina, hopes to win a newspaper essay contest and thus gain the respect of his father.…

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Young Fu Of The Upper Yangtze

In the 1920's a Chinese youth from the country comes to Chungking with his mother where the bustling city offers adventure and his apprenticeship to a coppersmith brings good fortune.…

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by Holubitsky, Katherine. F Hol 3.9

Alone At Ninety Foot

Fourteen-year-old Pamela Collins records in her diary her struggles to adjust to life after her mother's death, along with the difficulties of growing up.…

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by Lawrence, Louise F Law 6.3

Dream-weaver

Using her psychic talents, an apprentice dream-weaver learns that human colonists aboard a spaceship plan to settle on her peaceful planet.…

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by Lee, Ingrid F Lee 4.1

Dog Lost

After living happily in a warm home with an eleven-year-old boy, a pit bull terrier loses his owner and is forced to survive on the streets, where its brave deeds surprise many residents who dislike or fear pit bulls.…

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by Kay, Elizabeth F Kay 5.3

The Divide

While hiking on the Continental Divide of Costa Rica, a young boy with a heart condition falls into a magical otherworld full of fantastical creatures.…

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by Kehret, Peg F Keh 4.7

Night Of Fear

Thirteen-year-old T.J. and his grandmother, who has Alzheimer's disease, find their lives in danger when they discover a disturbed arsonist hiding in a barn.…

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by Hunter, Erin F Hun 6.8

Cats Of The Clans

Rock, the keeper of the world beneath the world, tells about the most famous cats of the warriors Clans as well as the rogues, kittypets, and others, to three kits that have recently entered his realm.…

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by Jarrell, Randall F Jar 5.4

The Animal Family

A lonely hunter living in the wilderness beside the sea gains a family made up of a mermaid, a bear, a lynx, and a boy.…

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by James, Mary. F Jam 4.7

Shoebag

Shoebag, a happy young cockroach who finds himself suddenly changed into a little boy, changes the lives of those around him before returning to his former life as an insect.…

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In The Language Of Loons

During the summer that Arlis spends with his grandparents in Vermont, his grandfather teaches him about loons, cross-country running, and responsibility, and when he returns home everyone finds out how much he has changed.…

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by Lawson, Robert F Law 6.4

Rabbit Hill

New folks are coming to live in the Big House. The animals of Rabbit Hill wonder if they will plant a garden and thus be good providers.…

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by Jaffe, Nina F Jaf

The Cow Of No Color : Riddle Stories And Justice Tales From Around The World

In each of these stories, collected from around the world, a character faces a problem situation which requires that he make a decision about what is fair or just.…

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by Jones, Diana Wynne F Jon 5.8

The Lives Of Christopher Chant

Young Christopher Chant, in training to become the next Chrestomanci or head controller of magic in the world, becomes a key figure in a battle with renegade sorcerers because he has nine lives.…

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by Kjelgaard, Jim F Kje 6.9
by Hunter, Erin F Hun 5.5 pb

Twilight

After the warrior cat Clans settle into their new homes, the harmony they once had disappears as the clans start fighting each other, until the day their common enemy--the badger--invades their territory.…

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by Haas, Jessie F Haa 4.1

Unbroken

Following her mother's death in the early 1900s, thirteen-year-old Harry lives on Aunt Sarah's farm where an accident with her spirited colt leaves her a changed young woman.…

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by Horvath, Polly F Hor 5.8

Everything On A Waffle

Eleven-year-old Primrose, who lives in a small fishing village in British Columbia, recounts her experiences and all that she learns about human nature and the unpredictability of life in the months after her parents are lost at sea.…

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by Hegamin, Tonya F Heg 4.7

Pemba's Song : A Ghost Story

As fifteen-year-old Pemba adjusts to leaving her Brooklyn, New York, home for small-town Connecticut, a history researcher helps her understand the paranormal experiences drawing her into the life of a girl who was once a slave in her house.…

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by Henry, Marguerite F Hen 5.8

Justin Morgan Had A Horse

An unusual work horse raised in Vermont and known originally as "Little Bub" becomes the sire of a famous American breed and takes the name of his owner, Justin Morgan.…

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by Keene, Carolyn F Kee 5.0

My Deadly Valentine

During Sweetheart Week at Emerson College, the campus sweetheart is hit on the head and receives a threatening note signed by Cupid. When Nancy investigates, she herself becomes the target of Cupid.…

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by Keene, Carolyn F Kee 6.9

Designs In Crime

A pattern of intrigue, betrayal, and revenge is uncovered when Nancy investigates a case involving a stolen custom-made wedding dress.…

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by Haywood, Carolyn F Hay 3.7

Betsy And The Boys

Betsy and her fourth-grade friends discover football.…

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by Houston, James A. F Hou 4.9

Frozen Fire

Determined to find his father who has been lost in a storm, a young boy and his Eskimo friend brave wind storms, starvation, wild animals, and wild men during their search in the Canadian Arctic.…

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by Levine, Gail Carson F Lev 3.8

The Fairy's Return

The good-natured son of a baker wins the heart of a princess, with the help of a fairy and a magic goose.…

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by Levine, Gail Carson F Lev 4.4

For Biddle's Sake

In this humorous retelling of Andrew Lang's "Puddocky," a young maiden who has been transformed into a toad by a jealous fairy relies on her newly honed magical abilities to charm a prince into marriage.…

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by Hesse, Karen F Hes 4.2

Brooklyn Bridge : A Novel

Fourteen-year-old Joseph Michtom's life takes a dramatic turn when, in 1903 Brooklyn, his parents turn their apartment into a factory for making teddy bears; and Joseph wonders whether he will ever see the glitter of Coney Island.…

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by Little, Jean F Lit 3.7

Different Dragons

While visiting his Aunt Rose on the farm, Ben receives an unexpected birthday present--a big Labrador retriever. How can Ben tell her he is afraid of his new dog?.…

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by Wilder, Laura Ingalls F Wil 5.3

By The Shores Of Silver Lake

The Ingalls family move to the Dakota territory, claim a homestead, and brave the hardships and perils of living on the frontier.…

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by King-Smith, Dick F Kin 6.0

Pigs Might Fly : A Novel

Having been coached in swimming by a duck and an otter, a runt piglet with deformed front feet becomes a hero when their farm is flooded.…

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by Howe, James F How 5.8

Return To Howliday Inn

The Monroe family pets are again boarded at Chateau Bow-Wow, where some spooky goings-on serve as a distraction from the kennel's poor food.…

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by Levoy, Myron F Lev 4.8

The Witch Of Fourth Street And Other Stories

A collection of short stories about immigrants in New York City.…

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by Hobbs, Will F Hob 5.1

The Big Wander

As 14-year-old Clay searches for his uncle in the Southwest canyon country, he becomes involved with Navajos trying to save some of the last wild mustangs.…

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by Hoffman, Mary F Hof 6.2

Stravaganza : City Of Masks

While sick in bed with cancer, Lucien begins making journeys to a place in a parallel world that resembles Venice, Italy, and he becomes caught up in the political intrigues surrounding the Duchessa who rules the city.…

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by Juby, Susan F Jub 4.9

Alice MacLeod, Realist At Last

Sixteen-year-old Alice uses her screen-writing aspirations to help her get through a challenging period in her life after her boyfriend goes to Scotland, her mother is jailed for environmental activism, and her depressed father cannot get a job.…

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by Henkes, Kevin F Hen 4.7

Two Under Par

When his mother's new marriage takes them into the household of a miniature golf course owner, ten-year-old Wedge struggles with feelings of resentment and dislike for his stepfather.…

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by Heisel, Sharon E. F Hei 5.0

Wrapped In A Riddle

While staying at the Jumping Frog Inn, a bed-and-breakfast establishment run by her grandmother, eleven-year-old Miranda investigates a mystery involving stolen letters supposedly written by Mark Twain.…

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by Hunter, Erin F Hun 5.1 pb

Dawn

The questing cats return to a forest devastated by the Twolegs, where they must find a way to convince their Clans to leave in search of a new home, even though they have no idea where they are going.…

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by Lester, Julius. F Les 5.2

Othello : A Novel

A prose retelling of Shakespeare's play in which a jealous general is duped into thinking that his wife has been unfaithful, with tragic consequences.…

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by Kipling, Rudyard. F Kip 7.5

Jungle Book

Orphaned as a baby, human-boy Mowgli is adopted by wolves, befriended by Baloo the bear, and educated in the wonders and dangers of the Indian jungle.…

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by Hughes, Monica F Hug 5.8

The Guardian Of Isis

In 2136 A.D. the settlers on the planet Isis, under the dominance of an absolute ruler, have lost all the technical knowledge of their forefathers and reverted to a primitive society dominated by myths and taboos.…

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by Hughes, Monica F Hug 5.5

The Keeper Of The Isis Light

Sixteen-year-old Olwen, who lives alone on the planet Isis with her faithful robot, falls in love with an arrival from earth and complications ensue.…

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by L'Amour, Louis F L'Am 4.9

Lonely On The Mountain

Continues the adventures of the Sackett family across the Dakota Plains and into the gold fields of Western Canada.…

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by Kerr, M. E. F Ker 4.7

Linger

When his older brother suddenly joins the army and is sent to the Persian Gulf, sixteen-year-old Gary begins to take a new look at the restaurant that has been the focal point of his family and their small Pennsylvania town.…

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by Lisle, Janet Taylor F Lis 5.0

Afternoon Of The Elves

After discovering a mysterious miniature village in Sara-Kate's backyard, Hillary starts to become more curious about the life of her unusual friend.…

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by Bergantino, David F Hay 4.0

Why I Quit The Baby-sitter's Club

Rosie is in for the shock of her life when she goes to babysit the Pendred's baby.…

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by Lackey, Mercedes F Lac 7.2
by Hobbs, Valerie. F Hob 5.0

How Far Would You Have Gotten If I Hadn't Called You Back? : A Novel

After moving with her family from New Jersey to California in the late 1950s, sixteen-year-old Bron discovers the world of drag racing.…

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by Jones, Diana Wynne F Jon 5.7

Drowned Ammet

When his protest against the tyrannical government fails, a young boy escapes, with two other children, to the mysterious Holy Islands where they learn the identity and the power of two folk figures celebrated by their countrymen.…

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by Lisle, Janet Taylor F Lis 4.4

The Gold Dust Letters

When nine-year-old Angela and her friends begin investigating the letters she has received from her fairy godmother, it helps take Angela's mind off her strained relationship with her father.…

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by Hugo, Victor F Hug 11.8

The Hunchback Of Notre Dame : A New Translation

One of Hugo's most famous masterpieces, a romance involving a gypsy girl, a hunchback living in a cathedral bell tower, and a priest.…

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by Hoffius, Stephen. F Hof 4.3

Winners And Losers

When a heart condition threatens to curtail his friend Daryl's track career, Curt finds himself taking Daryl's place as lead contender for the conference championship and as the new obsession of Daryl's driven father.…

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by Houston, Gloria F Hou 5.0

Mountain Valor

With her father and brothers gone to serve in the Civil War and her mother sick, teenage Valor ignores what is proper behavior for a girl and fights to defend her North Carolina mountain farm.…

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by Lofting, Hugh. F Lof 5.7

The Voyages Of Doctor Dolittle

Presents the story of the good doctor who learned the language of animals and made adventurous voyages.…

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by Lenski, Lois F Len 4.8

Strawberry Girl

Ten-year-old Birdie can't wait to move to the backwoods of Florida so she can raise strawberries.…

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by Levitin, Sonia. F Lev 3.9

Silver Days

In this sequel to Journey to America, the reunited Platt family works hard at settling in to America, but the specter of the war in Europe continues to affect their lives.…

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by Lewis, C. S. F Lew 5.7

Prince Caspian : The Return To Narnia

Four children help Prince Caspian and his army of Talking Beasts to free Narnia from evil.…

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by London, Jack F Lon 8.1

The Sea Wolf

Relates the story of a wealthy young man who is rescued after a shipwreck by the brutal, ruthless captain of a tramp steamer.…

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by Hughes, Dean. F Hug 4.0

Team Picture

Trying to hold onto the newfound stability of his life in a foster home, thirteen-year-old David worries about the growing moodiness of his guardian Paul and the fluctuating fortunes of his Pony League baseball team.…

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All Is Well

In Salt Lake City in 1885, Emmy tries to maintain a friendship with Miranda, a Gentile or non-Mormon, even though Miranda's father works for a newspaper that says polygamists like Emmy's father should be jailed.…

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by Konigsburg, E. L. F Kon 5.7

Up From Jericho Tel

The spirit of a dead actress turns two children invisible and sends them out among a group of colorful street performers to search for a missing necklace.…

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by Levitin, Sonia. F Lev 4.3

The Singing Mountain

While traveling in Israel for the summer, seventeen-year-old Mitch decides to stay and pursue a life of Jewish orthodoxy, forcing him to make some important decisions about the family and life he is leaving in Southern California.…

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Treasure Of Panther Peak

Twelve-year-old Page and her mother travel all the way from Alabama to the rugged, isolated Big Bend National Park in Texas, where her mother gets a job teaching in a small school and where they start a new life away from Page's abusive father.…

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by Howard, Ellen F How 4.8

A Different Kind Of Courage

While escaping the horrors of war-torn France, refugee children struggle to overcome the misconception that their parents are abandoning them.…

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by LaFaye, A. F LaF 5.4

Edith Shay

Leaving her home in Wisconsin in 1865, sixteen-year-old Katherine sets out for Chicago to prove to her family that she can make a life for herself.…

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by Lindgren, Astrid. F Lin 5.6

Ronia, The Robber's Daughter

Ronia, who lives with her father and his band of robbers in a castle in the woods, causes trouble when she befriends the son of a rival robber chieftain.…

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by Kaye, Marilyn F Kay 4.6

Amy, Number Seven

Amy Candler is different from other twelve-year-olds, and she is determined to find out why.…

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