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Baby Island
4.02 avg. rating
· 1698 Ratings
When a ferocious storm hits their ship, young Mary and Jean become stranded on a deserted island. They're not the only survivors; with them are four babies. Immediately the sisters set out to make the…
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Professor William Waterman Sherman intends to fly across the Pacific Ocean. But through a twist of fate, he lands on the secret island of Krakatoa where he discovers a world of unimaginable wealth, ec…
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Betsy-Tacy and Tib (Betsy-Tacy, #2)

Three of a Kind

Betsy and Tacy are best friends. Then Tib moves into the neighborhood and the three of them start to play together. The grown-ups think they will quarrel, but they don't. Sometimes …

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Escape to Freedom: The Underground Railroad Adventures of Callie and William
Through the perspective of two young slaves as well as period drawings and photos, this book accurately depicts the fervent pre-Civil War era when slavery was at its height.
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Bull Run
3.41 avg. rating
· 1141 Ratings
Winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction * ALA Best Book for Young Adults * ALA Notable Children's Book

In this brilliant fictional tour de force, which the New York Times called "a deft…
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No Flying in the House
4.17 avg. rating
· 2476 Ratings
Most little girls have parents to take care of them, but not Annabel Tippens.She has Gloria, a tiny white dog who talks and wears a gold collar. Annabel never thought it was strange that she had Glori…
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The magic of finding a home Mandy, a ten-year-old orphan, dreams of a place to call her own. Escaping over the orphanage wall to explore the outside world, Mandy discovers a tiny deserted cottage in t…
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Enormous Smallness: A Story of E. E. Cummings
Enormous Smallness is a nonfiction picture book about the poet E.E. cummings. Here E.E.'s life is presented in a way that will make children curious about him and will lead them to play with words and…
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A Lantern in Her Hand
4.13 avg. rating
· 4971 Ratings
"Sometimes it all comes over me," young Abbie said to her fiance, "that I can do big things. It's ahead of me...kind of like a light in the woods that shines and stays far away. And when I read verse …
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In Grandma's Attic (Grandma's Attic, #1)
Pieces of Magic

Remember when you were a child—when all the world was new, and the smallest object a thing of wonder? Arleta Richardson remembers: the funny wearable wire contraption hidden in the …
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Gone-Away Lake
4.13 avg. rating
· 6789 Ratings
Summer has a magic all its own.

When Portia sets out for a visit with her cousin Julian, she expects fun and adventure, but of the usual kind: exploring in the woods near Julian's house, collecting sto…
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Ask Baba Yaga: Otherworldly Advice for Everyday Troubles
With a strange, otherworldly style, poetic clarity, and striking honesty, Ask Baba Yaga contains beautifully skewed wisdom to be consulted in times of need.

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The Headless Cupid (Stanley Family, #1)
When the four Stanley children meet Amanda, their new stepsister, they're amazed to learn she studies witchcraft. When she shares her secrets, strange things start happening in their old house. They s…
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Caleb's Story (Sarah, Plain and Tall #3)
Anna has done something terrible.
She has given me a journal to fill.

"It's your job now," Anna says as she hands Caleb her journals, asking him to continue writing the family story. But Sarah, Jacob, A…
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Ralph S. Mouse (Ralph S. Mouse, #3)
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In this third and final Mouse novel from Newbery Medal-winning author Beverly Cleary, Ralph heads to school to see what humans do all day . . . and to discover what the S in Ralph S. Mouse stands for!…
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The Saturdays (The Melendy Family, #1)
Saturdays can make dreams come true when the Melendy
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Twenty and Ten
4.14 avg. rating
· 4463 Ratings
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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Snow Treasure
3.98 avg. rating
· 5521 Ratings
In the bleak winter of 1940, Nazi troops parachuted into Peter Lundstrom's tiny Norwegian village and held it captive. Nobody thought the Nazis could be defeated--until Uncle Victor told Peter how the…
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The Invisible String
4.42 avg. rating
· 1278 Ratings
In this heartwarming story, Karst ("God Made Easy") delivers a very simple approach to overcoming the fear of loneliness or separation from parents, written with an imaginative flair that children can…
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Nothing's Fair in Fifth Grade (Elsie Edwards, #1)
Jenny knows one thing for sure - Elsie Edwards is a fat thief who steals people's lunch money to buy candy. So when the book club money disappears, why is the whole class punished? Nothing's fair!

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The Upstairs Room
3.86 avg. rating
· 10008 Ratings
In the part of the marketplace where flowers had been sold twice a week - tulips in the spring, roses in the summer - stood German tanks and German soldiers. Annie de Leeuw was eight years old in 1940…
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· 1425 Ratings
Barry and Harry Krasner are identical twins, but that's where the resemblance stops. Barry's more athletic, more aggressive - and he's the one who suggests that they house-sit their great-uncle's farm…
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Lily and Miss Liberty
3.61 avg. rating
· 99 Ratings
A little girl makes crowns and sells them to help raise money for the pedestal needed for mounting France's gift of the Statue of Liberty to this country.
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Strawberry Girl
3.88 avg. rating
· 11388 Ratings
The land was theirs, but so were its hardships

Strawberries -- big, ripe, and juicy. Ten-year-old Birdie Boyer can hardly wait to start picking them. But her family has just moved to the Florida backwo…
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The Power of Ritual: How to Create Meaning and Connection in Everything You Do
Casper ter Kuile, a Harvard Divinity School fellow and cohost of the popular Harry Potter and the Sacred Text podcast, explores how we can nourish our souls by transforming common, everyday practices—…
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The Golden Name Day (Golden Name Day #1)
While nine-year-old Nancy is staying with her adopted Swedish grandparents for a year, everyone tries to figure out how she can celebrate a name day since her name isn't Swedish.
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The Boxcar Children (The Boxcar Children, #1)
The Aldens begin their adventure by making a home in a boxcar. Their goal is to stay together, and in the process they find a grandfather.
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Cowboy Father: The Cowboys (Glory, Montana Book 5)
From an award-winning author with more than one million books sold, a new series of three heartwarming historical romances about the Kinsley family. Note: each book can be read as a stand-alone.

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The Cowboy's Baby
3.95 avg. rating
· 58 Ratings
When he left two years before, Colby Bloxham was running from his past, and his pain. Now he's ready to face his responsibilities...and make some long-overdue amends to his baby daughter and the woman…
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Dakota Child (Dakota #1)
3.67 avg. rating
· 232 Ratings
Trapped in a North Dakota blizzard, single mother Vivian Halliday's prayer for herself and her child is answered. Rescue comes in the seemingly terrifying form of Billy Black, the hulk of a man feared…
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