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Augustine Came to Kent
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It is the year 597 and Pope Gregory is sending a select number of his monks, led by Fr. Augustine, to re-evangelize England. Young Wolf, born in that land but raised in Rome, accompanies his father, W…
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The bells clang above plague-ridden London as Robin lies helpless, cold, and hungry. The great house is empty, his father is fighting the Scots in the north, his mother is traveling with the Queen, an…
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The Lost Baron: A Story of England in the Year 1200
In the year 1200 in Cornwall, thirteen-year-old Martin's first day as page and squire to Baron Eric of Less Mortain is also his last when the Baron mysteriously disappears and his visiting distant rel…
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The Bronze Bow
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He trains my hands for war, so that my arms can bend a bow of bronze. –from the Song of David (2 Samuel 22:35)
The Bronze Bow, written by Elizabeth George Speare (author of The Witch of Blackbird Pond…
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Adam of the Road
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"A road's a kind of holy thing," said Roger the Minstrel to his son, Adam. "That's why it's a good work to keep a road in repair, like giving alms to the poor or tending the sick. It's open to the sun…
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D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths
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The Caldecott medal-winning d'Aulaires once again captivate their young audience with this beautifully illustrated introduction to Norse legends, telling stories of Odin the All-father, Thor the Thund…
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The Cross of Lead (Crispin, #1)
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"Asta's Son" is all he's ever been called. The lack of a name is appropriate, because he and his mother are but poor peasants in 14th century medieval England. But this thirteen-year-old boy who thoug…
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God King: A Story in the Days of King Hezekiah
A never-before published tale by the author of the best -selling Hittite Warrior, carries the reader back to Ancient Egypt and biblical Jerusalem. It is 701 B.C - rule of the Kushite dynasty in ancien…
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The Shakespeare Stealer (Shakespeare Stealer, #1)
Widge is an orphan with a rare talent for shorthand. His fearsome master has just one demand: steal Shakespeare's play "Hamlet"--or else. Widge has no choice but to follow orders, so he works his way …
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Misty of Chincoteague (Misty, #1)
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"You'll never catch the Phantom," says Grandpa. "That horse is fast as the wind. She's escaped from every roundup on the island!"
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The Hidden Treasure of Glaston
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Amidst great mystery, Hugh is left in the care of Glastonbury Abbey by his father who must flee to England too swiftly to be burdened by a crippled son.

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Sea Star: Orphan of Chincoteague (Misty, #2)
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The Red Keep: A Story of Burgundy in 1165
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The Penderwicks at Last (The Penderwicks, #5)
Nine years, five older siblings, a few beloved dogs, and an endless array of adventures--these are the things that have shaped Lydia's journey since readers first met her in The Penderwicks in Spring.…
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The Ides of April (Roman Empire Sequence, #2)
Hylas is young Greek slave in the household of Caius Pomponius, a Roman Senator involved in political schemes. When the senator is found mysteriously murdered, the household slaves (including Hylas an…
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The Hidden Keys
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Erased, Volume 2
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Satoru Fujinuma's power of Revival has sent him eighteen years into his past to relive his middle school days and prevent the death of his classmate Kayo Hinazuki. But even with the advantage of forek…
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Shakespeare's Scribe (Shakespeare Stealer, #2)
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The Candy Shop War (The Candy Shop War, #1)
What if there were a place where you could get magical candy? Moon rocks that made you feel weightless. Jawbreakers that made you unbreakable. Or candy that gave animals temporary human intelligence a…
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Arcade Catastrophe (The Candy Shop War, #2)
It will take more than magical candy to win this war!

Something fishy is going on over at the new amusement centre in Walnut Hills. The trouble seems linked to the mysterious disappearance of Mozag and…
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Shakespeare's Spy (Shakespeare Stealer, #3)
Things are disappearing mysteriously from Will Shakespeare's acting company, and it looks like an inside job. Everyone's eyes are on Widge, the orphan boy turned actor, and former thief. Widge knows b…
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In Freedom's Cause: A Story of Wallace and Bruce
At the end of the thirteenth century, the oppressed people of Scotland rebelled against their despised English ruler, Edward Longshanks. In Freedom's Cause recounts the Scots' desperate but ultimately…
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Beyond the Desert Gate (Roman Empire Sequence, #4)
Sequel to The Ides of April. Palestine in the first century A.D. is as disturbed and divided as it is today. The Jews have revolted against Roman occupation and as they grow more restive, Rome clamps …
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Madeleine Takes Command
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Madeleine Verchere's story is based on a true account of colonial French Canada of the 1690's. Harassed by Iroquois, the Verchere family's fort must keep a continual guard. 14-year-old Madeleine is le…
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Gone Crazy in Alabama (Gaither Sisters, #3)
The Coretta Scott King Award–winning Gone Crazy in Alabama by Newbery Honor and New York Times bestselling author Rita Williams-Garcia tells the story of the Gaither sisters as they travel from the st…
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The Usual Suspects
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Fans of Jason Reynolds and Sharon M. Draper will love this oh-so-honest middle grade novel from writer and educator Maurice Broaddus.

Thelonius Mitchell is tired of being labeled. He’s in special ed, …
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Teaching from Rest: A Homeschooler's Guide to Unshakable Peace
In the book of Philippians we are told to be anxious over nothing, and yet we are anxious over everything. We worry that our students will be "behind," that they won't score well on the SAT, get into …
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The Landing of the Pilgrims
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In England in the early 1600s, everyone was forced to join the Church of England. Young William Bradford and his friends believed they had every right to belong to whichever church they wanted. In the…
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