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De como tia Lola vino (de visita) a quedarse

By: Julia Alvarez

Julia Alvarez’s heartwarming novel—now in Spanish.De cómo tía Lola vino de visita a quedarse, una novela juvenil de Julia Alvarez, cuenta la deliciosa historia de una familia...

Silver Dollar Girl

By: Katherine Ayres

Set in the 1880s, Valentine Harper heads West to the Colorado Silver Rush to find her father in this fast-paced adventure!Valentine Harper’s father has been in Colorado for more than a year seeking...


By: Swati Avasthi

A riveting portrait of life after abuse from an award-winning novelist.Sixteen-Year-Old Jace Witherspoon arrives at the doorstep of his estranged brother Christian with a re-landscaped face (courtesy...

Counting Stars

By: David Almond

David Almond’s extraordinary novels have established him as an author of unique insight and skill. These stories encapsulate his endless sense of mystery and wonderment, as they weave a tangible...

Heaven Eyes

By: David Almond

Erin Law and her friends are Damaged Children. At least that is the label given to them by Maureen, the woman who runs the orphanage that they live in. Damaged, Beyond Repair because they have no parents...

Ahoy, Uncle Roy!

By: Sarah Albee


By: David Almond

David Almond’s Printz Honor–winning novel is a captivating modern classic.Ten-year-old Michael was looking forward to moving into a new house. But now his baby sister is ill, his parents are...

A Year Full of Stories

By: Georgie Adams
illustrated by: Selina Young

Each day of the year becomes special in this one-of-a-kind treasury!The whole world of childhood is contained in this big, bold, boisterous treasury.  On January 1, read a story about the new...

Little Women

By: Louisa May Alcott

The four March sisters--Meg, Amy, Beth, and feisty Jo--share the joys and sorrows of growing up while their father is away at war. The family is poor in worldly goods, but rich in love and character.  ...


My Name Is Mina

By: David Almond

Mina is not like most other kids her age.  She goes where her imagination takes her, which is usually any place but where she is.  While she is excited to experience all that...


By: David Almond

David Almond’s Printz Honor–winning novel celebrates its 10th anniversary!

Ten-year-old Michael was looking forward to moving into a new house. But now his baby sister is ill, his...

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How Tia Lola Ended Up Starting Over

By: Julia Alvarez

When Victor Espada decides he no longer wants to practice law, Tía Lola helps the children operate a bed and breakfast in Colonel Charlebois’s Vermont home to make money for...

How Tia Lola Saved the Summer

By: Julia Alvarez

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Miguel is so not looking forward to the summer.  How can he when his mother’s friend, Victor, and his three daughters are coming to stay for a whole week--the week of the big game? ...

Tia Lola Stories

By: Julia Alvarez

A delightfully entertaining story of family and culture from acclaimed author Julia Alvarez.

Moving to Vermont after his parents split, Miguel has plenty to worry about! Tía Lola, his quirky,...

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The Poisons of Caux: The Shepherd of Weeds (Book III)

By: Susannah Appelbaum
illustrated by: Andrea Offermann

The only one who can fulfill the ancient Prophecy of Caux, 11-year-old Ivy Manx, is dead. Or at least that’s what most people think. Her journey in the last two books of The Poisons of...


By: Alan Armstrong

This Newbery-Honor winning tale introduces Whittington, a roughneck Tom who arrives one day at a barn full of rescued animals and asks for a place there. He spins for the animals—as well as for...

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By: Elana K. Arnold

After the sudden death of her brother, Scarlett’s family seems to fall apart as they deal with their grief.  Scarlett herself withdraws from her friends and finds solace in starving herself...

Precious Bones


Bones is a 10-year-old living in a strange world: the Florida swamps.  Her everyday life is full of alligators, black bears, and bobcats.  During the summer, Bones and her best friend,...


By: Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

Being half falcon and half cobra has not been easy for Hai. Being an orphan on the island of Ahnmik also has haunted her. Now she lives at Wyvern's Court, and is nothing more...

Winter Wood

By: Steve Augarde

Midge thought that her encounters with the Various, the hidden tribes of little people hiding from the human world on her family?s farm, were behind her. In order to ensure their...


By: Swati Avasthi

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