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Wolf Mark by Joseph Bruchac
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Son by Lois Lowry
Son (The Giver, #4)
by Lois Lowry (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2014
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The True Tale of the Monster Billy Dean by David Almond
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Billy Dean is a child who has survived massive destruction on his English village - more specifically, he's been saved, for what purpose the reader gradually discovers. Reminiscent of The Graveyard Book and The Giver, this novel follows an innocent's ...more
The Dreamer by Pam Muñoz Ryan
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Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein
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The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker
The Golem and the Jinni
by Helene Wecker (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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This is an amazing, wholly imaginative interweaving of historical fiction and fantasy, set in New York in 1899. Wecker incorporates elements of Jewish and Arab folklore as she tells the story of Chava and Ahmad, both trapped in human form as they wre ...more
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Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James
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Every Day by David Levithan
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Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James
Death Comes to Pemberley
by P.D. James
read in August, 2013
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Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz
Splendors and Glooms
by Laura Amy Schlitz
read in June, 2013
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“Stories have a way of changing faces. They are unruly things, undisciplined, given to delinquency and the throwing of erasers. This is why we must close them up into thick, solid books, so they cannot get out and cause trouble.”
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