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The Undrowned Child

By: Michelle Lovric

Teodora has always longed to visit Venice, and at last she has her chance. But strange and sinister things are afoot in the beautiful floating city. Teo is quickly subsumed into a secret world in which...

The Mourning Emporium

By: Michelle Lovric

Venice is in peril. Bajamonte Tiepolo is back, and his baddened magic has spread across the globe, from the island of Hooroo in the South Pacific, all the way to London, where Queen Victoria lies dying.Now...

Swimmy

By: Leo Lionni

The gorgeous, Caldecott Honor-winning tale of a very clever fish by beloved picture book creator Leo Lionni.Deep in the sea lives a happy school of fish. Their watery world is full of wonders, but there...


The Story of Doctor Dolittle

By: Hugh Lofting

In this first book in the series, Doctor Dolittle discovers that he can talk to the animals--Jip the dog, Dab Dab the duck, Polynesia the parrot.

Fish Is Fish

By: Leo Lionni

From beloved Caldecott winning picture book creator Leo Lionni, this charming tale of sticking together and imagination shows how powerful friendship can be.Two best friends, a minnow and a tadpole, are...

The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle

By: Hugh Lofting

The classic Newbery Medal winner that was transformed into a beloved film.Doctor Dolittle heads for the high seas in perhaps the most amazing adventure ever experienced by man or animal!Told by 9-and-a-half-year-old...


Davy's Dream

By: Paul Owen Lewis

74,000 copies soldDavy dreams of sailng with a pod of wild orca, the “wolves of the sea”.

Water Wishes

By: Mallory Loehr

Nine-year-old Polly and her younger brother, Sam, find a corked bottle at the beach. Inside is an ancient parchment promising three wishes. Before their adventure is over, older brother Joe will disappear...


Resources

Eight Keys

By: Suzanne LaFleur

BOOK TALK
 
Starting middle school can be tough even if everything goes your way, but for Elise, nothing is right from the first day.  She is bullied by her locker partner, embarrassed...

The Sons of Liberty #2: Death and Taxes

By: Alexander and Joseph Lagos
illustrated by: Steve Walker and Oren Kramek

BOOK TALK
In this intense sequel, two young runaway slaves, Graham and Brody, live in Philadelphia where they work as apprentices in Benjamin Franklin’s print shop.  After murdering the abolitionist...

Quest for the Secret Keeper

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BOOK TALK
Ian knew trying to follow the prophecy set forth 3,000 years ago wouldn’t be easy, but he certainly didn’t think it would be this hard, either.  With Germany set to take over Europe,...


The Winter Pony

By: Iain Lawrence

BOOK TALK
As a new-born pony, my experiences are limited--at least at first.  I enjoy running around the forest with my mother and the other ponies.  This good life doesn’t last long, though. ...

Unforsaken

By: Sophie Littlefield

BOOK TALK
 
Sixteen-year-old Hailey Tarbell descends from the ancient Banished who came from Ireland.  She, her Aunt Prairie and little brother Chub, hide in the suburbs.  All of them...

The Undrowned Child

By: Michelle Lovric

BOOK TALK
Eleven-year-old Teodora has never fit in.  The kids at school tease her for spending all of her free time in libraries, but it’s the only place she’s really ever felt comfortable. ...