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Meet the Austins (Austin Family Chronicles, #1)
A revised edition, including one section of the manuscript that was omitted in the original publication. Vicky Austin and her siblings must adjust to the presence of a new member of the household-Magg…
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A surprise road trip turns rocky when the younger siblings try to keep their family from ever facing change.

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The Vanderbeekers Make A Wish (The Vanderbeekers, #5)
Witness the power of family history and family love in this funny, poignant addition to a series that the New York Times Book Review hails as “delightful and heartwarming.” It’s summer on 141st Street…
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The disappearance of a new puppy named Ginger and the appearance of a mysterious man in a mustard yellow hat bring excitement into the lives of the Pye children.
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Aggressively Happy: A Realist's Guide to Believing in the Goodness of Life
"A sumptuous feast."--HALEY STEWART, author of Jane Austen's Genius Guide to Life

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For all of her nine years, fragile Elizabeth Ann has heard her Aunt Frances refer in whispers to her "horrid Putney cousins." But when her aunt can no longer care for her, Elizabeth Ann must leave her…
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Treasures of the Snow
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A story of vicious revenge and hard repentance

Annette and Lucien are enemies. After Annette gets Lucien into trouble at school, he decides to get back at her by threatening the most precious thing in …
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Becoming Madeleine: A Biography of the Author of A Wrinkle in Time by Her Granddaughters
This middle-grade biography explores the life and works of Madeleine L'Engle --written by her granddaughters--coming just in time for the all-new A Wrinkle in Time film, directed by Ava DuVernay.

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The Vanderbeekers Lost and Found (The Vanderbeekers, #4)
When autumn arrives on 141st Street, the Vanderbeekers are busy helping Mr. Beiderman get ready for the New York City Marathon and making sure the mysterious person sleeping in the community garden ge…
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The Sinister Booksellers of Bath (Left-Handed Booksellers of London, #2)
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Lily's Crossing
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Author Patricia Reilly Giff's Newbery Honor-winning Lily's Crossing is now available for the first time in paperback!

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The Hidden Gallery (The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, #2)
Thanks to their plucky governess, Miss Penelope Lumley, Alexander, Beowulf, and Cassiopeia are much more like children than wolf cubs now. They are accustomed to wearing clothes. They hardly ever howl…
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The Unseen Guest (The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, #3)
Since returning from London, the three Incorrigible children and their plucky governess, Miss Penelope Lumley, have been exceedingly busy. Despite their wolfish upbringing, the children have taken up …
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Told from the perspective of biracial sixth-graders June and Tyrell, two children living in a homeless shelter. As their friendship grows over a shared love of classical music, June and Tyrell confron…
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Madeleine L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time has captured the imagination of millions - from literary sensation to timeless classic and now a major motion picture starring Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, S…
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The Lost Prince
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From the author of such children's classics as The Secret Garden, Little Lord Fauntleroy, and A Little Princess, The Lost Prince is the enchanting story of a young boy discovering his true destiny. Tw…
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The Mysterious Howling (The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, #1)
The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place are no ordinary children, Miss Penelope Lumley is no ordinary governess, and mysteries abound in this first volume in a new series for ages 9+.

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Black Hearts in Battersea (The Wolves Chronicles, #2)
Simon, the foundling from The Wolves of Willoughby Chase, arrives in London to meet an old friend and pursue the study of painting. Instead he finds himself unwittingly in the middle of a wicked crew'…
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Twenty and Ten
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During the Nazi occupation of France, twenty ordinary French kids in a boarding school agree to hide ten Jewish children Then German soldiers arrive. Will the children be able to withstand the interro…
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Emily of Deep Valley (Deep Valley, #2)
Welcome back to Deep Valley! Emily Webster, an orphan living with her grandfather, is not like the other girls her age in Deep Valley, Minnesota. The gulf between Emily and her classmates widens even …
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The New Farm: Our Ten Years on the Front Lines of the Good Food Revolution
The inspiring and sometimes hilarious story of a family that quit the rat race and left the city to live out their ideals on an organic farm, and ended up building a model for a new kind of agricultur…
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Spindle's End
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All the creatures of the forest and field and riverbank knew the infant was special. She was the princess, spirited away from the evil fairy Pernicia on her name-day. But the curse was cast: Rosie was…
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Book of a Thousand Days
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When Dashti, a maid, and Lady Saren, her mistress, are shut in a tower for seven years because of Saren's refusal to marry a man she despises, the two prepare for a very long and dark imprisonment.

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The Vanderbeekers to the Rescue (The Vanderbeekers, #3)
Harlem’s favorite family returns in the third installment in the Vanderbeerkers series! In To the Rescue , the Vanderbeeker kids find themselves racing to save their mother’s baking business from city…
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Have His Carcase (Lord Peter Wimsey, #7)
The second Dorothy L. Sayers classic to feature mystery writer Harriet Vane, Have His Carcase. Harriet’s discovery of a murdered body on the beach before it is swept out to sea unites her once more wi…
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One Came Home
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In the town of Placid, Wisconsin, in 1871, Georgie Burkhardt is known for two things: her uncanny aim with a rifle and her habit of speaking her mind plainly.

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The 4 Habits of Raising Joy-Filled Kids: A Simple Model for Developing Your Child's Maturity- at Every Stage
Is “Joy-Building” the secret to raising mature healthy kids? Joy-filled kids aren’t always happy kids, but they do know how to work for and wait for what is truly satisfying in life. In The 4 Habits o…
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Ben & Me: An Astonishing Life of Benjamin Franklin by His Good Mouse Amos
Ever wonder where inventors get their ideas? As it turns out, the great inventor Benjamin Franklin got his best ideas from a mouse named Amos! Funny, interesting and wise, this classic tale has been a…
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All My Knotted-Up Life: A Memoir
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New York Times, Publishers Weekly, and Wall Street Journal bestseller!

An incredibly thoughtful, disarmingly funny, and intensely vulnerable glimpse into the life and ministry of a woman familiar to ma…
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Nisei Daughter
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With charm, humor, and deep understanding, a Japanese-American woman tells how it was to grow up on Seattle's waterfront in the 1930s and to be subjected to "relocation" during World War II. Along wit…
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