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  • The Several Lives of Orphan Jack

    Paperback - English - 9780888996183

    Ellis, Sarah    St-Aubin, Bruno   

    For young Jack, life is tough at the Opportunities School for Orphans and Foundlings. But Jack is good at staying out of trouble.
    But when Jack turns twelve, he is given the biggest opportunity of all, and suddenly his life is nothing but trouble.
    Jack is made an apprentice to a bookkeeper, ..

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  • Anyone Can Eat Squid!

    Paperback - English - 9780761455400

    Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds       

    When Sarah learns that her favorite Chinese restaurant might go out of business, she comes up with a plan. One that makes people want to say, "Here comes Sarah Simpson " and saves Wongs Restaurant, too." ..

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  • Follow the Swallow

    Hardcover - English - 9780778708421

    Donaldson, Julia    Ursell, Martin   

    - full-color illustrations on every page provide a recognizable format for children ..

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  • The Saver

    Paperback - English - 9780888998835

    Ravel, Edeet       

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  • Becca at Sea

    Hardcover - English - 9780888997371

    Baker, Dierdre       

    Becca has been a frequent guest at her grandmother s rustic cabin in the Gulf Islands, but previously always with her parents. This year is different. With Mom expecting a baby, Becca must make the visit alone. This time the island and even her grandmother seem unfamiliar and a little scary. Besides ..

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  • Vegan Virgin Valentine

    Hardcover - English - 9780763621551

    Mackler, Carolyn       

    From the author of the award-winning THE EARTH, MY BUTT, AND OTHER BIG ROUND THINGS comes the racy story of an overachiever who learns to get over it and get a life.
    Mara Valentine is in control. She's a straight-A senior, a vegan, and her parents' pride and joy. She's neck-and-neck with her wom ..

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  • A Promise Is a Promise

    Hardcover - English - 9780763622855

    Heide, Florence Parry    Auth, Tony   

    For all parents who have made a promise and every kid who has held them to it comes a cautionary tale from a masterfully witty pair.
    George is a very lucky boy. He has everything a boy could want, except for one thing: he doesn t have a pet. When George s father finally sighs, "All right, ..

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  • Robert Finds a Way

    Hardcover - English - 9780812627343

    Seuling, Barbara    Brewer, Paul   

    Third-grader Robert Dorfman is having a triple-rotten day, one that's terrible for him but will be terribly funny for readers. First his brother, Charlie, hogs the bathroom. When Robert gets to school, his best friend, Paul, is absent. And-oh no -he forgot he has an afternoon appointment with the or ..

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  • Robert Takes a Stand

    Hardcover - English - 9780812627121

    Seuling, Barbara    Brewer, Paul   

    In the latest volume of the popular Robert series, animal-lover Robert Dorfman's research on the clouded leopard for a school report introduces him to the animal rights movement. When he organizes a peaceful protest outside a local fur salon, he's shocked to see his beloved Grandma Judy wearing a fu ..

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  • The Mysterious Edge of the Heroic World

    Compact Disc - English - 9780743569088

    Konigsburg, E. L.    Herrmann, Edward   

    "ninety percent of who you are is invisible."
    Amedeo Kaplan seems just like any other new kid who has moved into the town of St. Malo, Florida, a navy town where new faces are the norm. But Amedeo has a secret, a dream: More than anything in the world, he wants to discover something -- a ..

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  • Belle Prater's Boy

    Compact Disc - English - 9780307206558

    White, Ruth    Elliot, Alison   

    When Belle Prater disappears, Belle s boy, Woodrow, comes to live with his grandparents in Coal Station, Virginia. Woodrow s cousin Gypsy is the town beauty, but she has hidden sorrows and secrets of her own. She wonders how Woodrow can accept his mother s disappearance when she s never gotten over ..

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  • Wild West Bananza

    Hardcover - English - 9780811860260

    Paul Frank Industries    Paul Frank Industries   

    In this Wild West adventure, Julius is the sheriff in a town where everyone insists on doing things the same way. Readers will revel in seeing what happens when people dare to try new things . . . and go a little bananas ..

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  • The Book of Michael

    Paperback - English - 9780889954175

    Choyce, Lesley       


    YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers List, 2010 nomineeWhite Pine nominee 2010Michael Grove was sixteen years old when he was convicted for the murder of Lisa Conroy, the girlfriend he loved very much. The circumstances surrounding her final hours attract considerable media att ..

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  • Chuck and Danielle

    Paperback - English - 9780375895050

    Dickinson, Peter       

    Chuck is Danielle's dog, a whippet who isn't just timid she's terrified, convinced that everything is coming to get her. But Danielle's sure that Chuck will save the universe one day. In seven funny stories, Chuck does her best to make Danielle's dream come true." ..

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  • The Elite

    Paperback - English - 9780425221570

    Banash, Jennifer       

    From the top, you can see everything?except yourself.
    When Casey McCloy steps into the elegant Bramford building, she's overwhelmed. Fresh from the Midwest, she's moved to New York's Upper East Side to live with her grandmother and attend the prestigious Meadowlark Academy. Here all that matter ..

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  • Harry's Hats

    Library Binding - English - 9780516236131

    Tompert, Ann    Elizalde, Marcelo   

    - Fits national reading standards by linking images to the text to provide picture clues and introducing age-appropriate vocabulary.
    - Top reading specialists have leveled this text as appropriate for fluent readers.
    - The rhyming text helps children decipher words.
    - Word lists at the back ..

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  • Mallory's Guide to Boys, Brothers, Dads, and Dogs

    Library Binding - English - 9780822588863

    Friedman, Laurie B.    Kalis, Jennifer   

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  • Football Fugitive

    Paperback - English - 9780316140645

    Christopher, Matt       

    Matt Christopher is the writer young readers turn to when they are looking for fast-paced, action-packed sports novels. This book is no exception. He is the author of a number of titles, including Tackle Without A Team, Face-Off, and many more. ..

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  • What We Hide

    Hardcover - English - 9780385738477

    Jocelyn, Marthe       

    An engrossing novel-in-stories that paints a tapestry of secrets and lies: why we keep them, why we tell them, and what happens next.
    Americans Jenny and her brother, Tom, are off to England: Tom to university, to dodge the Vietnam draft, Jenny to be the new girl at a boarding school, Illington ..

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  • The Boy Recession

    Hardcover - English - 9780316102131

    Meaney, Flynn       

    It's all about supply and demand when a high school deals with the sudden exodus of male students.
    The boy recession has hit Julius P. Heil High, and the remaining boys find that their stock is on the rise: With little competition, even the most unlikely guys have a good chance at making the team ..

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