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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...

Maya's World: Mikale of Hawaii

By: Maya Angelou
Illustrated by: Lizzy Rockwell

MIKALE LIVES IN OAHU—one of the beautiful Hawaiian islands, surrounded by water. He also happens to be afraid of the ocean! Luckily, his uncle and a little pet fish teach Mikale something about having...

The King's Shadow

By: Elizabeth Alder

Evyn, a young Welsh serf, has dreamed all his life of becoming a storyteller. But in a cruel twist of fate, Evyn and his father suffer a brutal attack by a group of murderous ruffians. Evyn's tongue is...


Cuando Tia Lola vino (de visita) a quedarse

By: Julia Alvarez

Julia Alvarez’s heartwarming novel—now in Spanish.Moving to Vermont after his parents split, Miguel has plenty to worry about! Tía Lola, his quirky, carismática, and maybe magical...

The Tail of Little Skunk

By: Marsha Diane Arnold

Little Skunk doesn’t know what to do when Big Bear comes down the mountain. He can’t run fast like Deer. Or fly away like Blue Jay. What can he do?

The File on Angelyn Stark

By: Catherine Atkins

Angelyn Stark has a secret.One day, her neighbor and friend, Nathan, saw something happen. Something between Angelyn and her stepfather. Then he told his grandmother, who was always looking out for Angelyn,...


Secret Heart

By: David Almond

Joe Maloney is out of place in this world. His mother wants him to be a man, and he can’t be that yet. His only friend, Stanny Mole, wants to teach him how to kill, and Joe can’t learn that....

Becoming Mary Mehan

By: Jennifer Armstrong

Jennifer Armstrong’s two masterful novels about Mary Mehan are now together in one volume. Set against the pivotal events of the American Civil War, The Dreams of Mairhe Mehan depicts an Irish immigrant...

How Tia Lola Came to (Visit) Stay

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, carismática,...



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My Name Is Mina

By: David Almond

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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...

My Name Is Mina

By: David Almond

Award-winning author David Almond reintroduces readers to the perceptive, sensitive Mina before the events of Skellig in this lyrical and fantastical work. My Name is Mina is not only a pleasure to read,...

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Ashes of Roses

By: Mary Jane Auch

ABOUT THIS BOOK
Margaret Rose Nolan is sixteen years old when her family leaves their native Ireland and comes to America in search of better opportunities.

The plan is to stay with Uncle...