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A Place to Belong

By: Joan Lowery Nixon

Danny and his younger sister, Peg, are placed in St. Joseph, Missouri, with kind Alfrid and Olga Swenson. Danny is thrilled to have a "real" father again, but when Olga suddenly dies, he is devastated—until...

A Place to Belong

By: Joan Lowery Nixon

Danny and his younger sister, Peg, are placed in St. Joseph, Missouri, with kind Alfrid and Olga Swenson. Danny is thrilled to have a "real" father again, but when Olga suddenly dies, he is devastated—until...

A Single Shard

By: Linda Sue Park

Tree-ear is an orphan boy in a 12th-century Korean potters’ village. When he accidentally breaks a pot, he must work for the master to pay for the damage by setting off on a difficult and dangerous...


Absolutely Lucy #4: Lucy on the Ball

By: Ilene Cooper
illustrated by: David Merrell

Ilene Cooper's fourth story of a boy and his beagle takes Bobby and Lucy into the wild playing fields of grade-school soccer.Every kid loves soccer, right? Not Bobby. He likes to watch sports, but he doesn't...

Absolutely Lucy #5: Lucy's Tricks and Treats

By: Ilene Cooper
illustrated by: David Merrell

Ilene Cooper's fifth story of a boy and his beagle follows Bobby and Lucy as they roll with the tricks and treats of Halloween.Tricks and treats-that's what Halloween is all about. This year, Bobby has...

Absolutely Lucy #7: Lucy's Holiday Surprise

By: Ilene Cooper
illustrated by: Royce Fitzgerald

Adopted twin girls, a precocious pup, and a busy holiday season make Christmas at the Quinns’ house a bit crazy!   Bobby is excited to have two adopted baby sisters, but he’s also excited...


All the Way Home

By: Patricia Reilly Giff

It’s August 1941, and Brick and Mariel both love the Brooklyn Dodgers. Brick listens to their games on the radio in Windy Hill, in upstate New York, where his family has an apple orchard; Mariel,...

All the Way Home

By: Patricia Reilly Giff

It’s August 1941, and Brick and Mariel both love the Brooklyn Dodgers. Brick listens to their games on the radio in Windy Hill, in upstate New York, where his family has an apple orchard; Mariel,...

Anna and the Swallow Man

By: Gavriel Savit

A New York Times Bestseller A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year"Exquisite." —The Wall Street Journal"This is masterly storytelling." —The New York Times Book ReviewA stunning, beautiful,...