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Where the Red Fern Grows
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Tuck Everlasting
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The Tale of Despereaux
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This nine-book paperback box set of the classic series features the classic black-and-white artwork from Garth Williams.

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The Giving Tree
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"Once there was a tree...and she loved a little boy."

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The Phantom Tollbooth
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Walk Two Moons
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James and the Giant Peach
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When James accidentally drops some magic crystals by the old peach tree, strange things start to happen. The peach at the top of the tree begins to grow, and before long it's as big as a house. When J…
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Esperanza thought she'd always live with her family on their ranch in Mexico--she'd always have fancy dresses, a beautiful home, and servants. But a sudden tragedy forces Esperanza and Mama to flee to…
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Frindle
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Book-loving Pig comes up with a creative solution when he runs out of reading material in this easy reader by acclaimed poet and visual artist Douglas Florian.

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At first, Omri is unimpressed with the plastic Indian toy he is given for his birthday. But when he puts it in his old cupboard and turns the key, something extraordinary happens that will change Omri…
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