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Baby Moses

By: Linda Hayward
illustrated by: Barb Henry

Illus. in full color. "In this very simple retelling of the Old Testament story, baby Moses is hidden in the river and later found and raised by the pharaoh's daughter. Lush watercolors provide the...

The Grave

By: James Heneghan

Thirteen-year-old Tom, an unhappy foster child in Liverpool, falls into a massive open grave and is transported to Ireland in 1847 in the middle of the deadly potato famine. Thirteen-year-old Tom Mullen...

A Blessing from Above

By: Patti Henderson
Illustrated by: Elizabeth Edge

Every night before she goes to sleep, a kangaroo prays under the stars for a baby to love and hold. One day, as she rests under a tree, a baby bird falls out of its crowded nest—plop!—right...


Ten Days and Nine Nights

By: Yumi Heo
illustrated by: Yumi Heo

How many days until a little girl’s adopted sibling is brought home?Follow a little girl as she and her family prepare for the new baby that will soon be joining them. And simultaneously, watch the...

Shifty

By: Lynn E. Hazen

Fifteen-year-old Shifty knows all about moving around and next to nothing about where he came from. When he's assigned to a new foster home and family, he tries hard to keep cool and stay out of trouble....

The Great Trouble

By: Deborah Hopkinson

“A delightful combination of race-against-the-clock medical mystery and outwit-the-bad-guys adventure.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred   Eel has troubles of his own: As an orphan and...


Truth with a Capital T

By: Bethany Hegedus

Lots of families have secrets. Little-Known Fact: My family has an antebellum house with a locked wing—and I’ve got a secret of my own. I thought getting kicked out of the Gifted &...

Anne of Green Gables

By: M. C. Helldorfer
illustrated by: Ellen Beier

When Anne Shirley arrives at Green Gables, with its shower of apple blossoms and fields of buttercups, she hopes it will be the place she can call home. It's everything she's ever dreamed of! So when Matthew...

Into the Firestorm: A Novel of San Francisco, 1906

By: Deborah Hopkinson

“I believe I can just see you on the streets of that bright city.”Gran’s gone now, but her words live on with Nicholas Dray, almost twelve, as he makes his way from the hot cotton fields...


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Unleashed

By: Nancy Holder and Debbie Viguie

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When Kat suddenly finds herself an orphan, she is forced to leave her friends and the life she knows and loves in California to join a grandfather she barely knows in Arkansas. ...

One Year in Coal Harbor

By: Polly Horvath

Readers rejoice—Primrose Squarp is back! The wise and curious heroine of the Newbery Honor Book Everything on a Waffle is facing another adventure-filled year in Coal Harbor.

Even though...

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