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  • The graveyard book [downloadable ebook]

    The graveyard book2008

    by Neil Gaiman

    (441,381)

    Summary: Nobody Owens is a normal boy, except that he has been raised by ghosts and other denizens of the graveyard.

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  • When you reach me [downloadable ebook]

    When you reach me2009

    by Rebecca Stead

    (94,343)

    Summary: As her mother prepares to be a contestant on the 1970s television game show, "The $20,000 Pyramid," a twelve-year-old New York City girl tries to make sense of a series of mysterious notes received...  more »

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  • The voyages of Doctor Dolittle [downloadable ebook]

    The voyages of Doctor Dolittle2000

    by Hugh Lofting

    Summary: Doctor Dolittle heads for the high seas in perhaps the most amazing adventure ever experienced by man or animal. Told by nine-and-a-half-year-old Tommy Stubbins, crewman and future naturalist, the...  more »

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  • The voyages of Doctor Dolittle [downloadable ebook]

    The voyages of Doctor Dolittle2004

    by Hugh Lofting

    (15,938)

    Summary: When his colleague Long Arrow disappears, Dr. Dolittle sets off with his assistant, Tommy Stubbins, his dog, Jip, and Polynesia the parrot on an adventurous voyage over tropical seas to floating Spidermonkey Island.

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  • The tale of Despereaux [downloadable ebook] / being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread

    The tale of Despereaux / being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread2009

    by Kate DiCamillo

    (163,184)

    Summary: The adventures of Despereaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin.

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  • A year down yonder [downloadable ebook]

    A year down yonder2002

    by Richard Peck

    (27,898)

    Summary: In 1937, during the Depression, fifteen-year-old Mary Alice, initially apprehensive about leaving Chicago to spend a year with her fearsome, larger-than-life grandmother in rural Illinois, gradually...  more »

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  • Bridge to Terabithia [downloadable ebook]

    Bridge to Terabithia2009

    by Katherine Paterson

    (447,231)

    Summary: The life of a ten-year-old boy in rural Virginia expands when he becomes friends with a newcomer who subsequently meets an untimely death trying to reach their hideaway, Terabithia, during a storm.

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  • M.C. Higgins, the great [downloadable ebook]

    M.C. Higgins, the great2011

    by Virginia Hamilton

    (3,988)

    Summary: As a slag heap, the result of strip mining, creeps closer to his house in the Ohio hills, fifteen-year-old M.C. is torn between trying to get his family away and fighting for the home they love.

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  • Moon over Manifest [downloadable ebook]

    Moon over Manifest2010

    by Clare Vanderpool

    (30,798)

    Summary: Twelve-year-old Abilene Tucker is the daughter of a drifter who, in the summer of 1936, sends her to stay with an old friend in Manifest, Kansas, where he grew up, and where she hopes to find out some things about his past.

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  • Bud, not Buddy [downloadable ebook]

    Bud, not Buddy1999

    by Christopher Paul Curtis

    (97,968)

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  • The midwife's apprentice [downloadable ebook]

    The midwife's apprentice1995

    by Karen Cushman

    (39,765)

    Summary: In medieval England, a nameless, homeless girl is taken in by a sharp-tempered midwife, and in spite of obstacles and hardship, eventually gains the three things she most wants: a full belly, a contented heart, and a place in this world.

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  • Ginger Pye [downloadable ebook]

    Ginger Pye2000

    by Eleanor Estes

    (11,972)

    Summary: The disappearance of a new puppy named Ginger and the appearance of a mysterious man in a mustard yellow hat bring excitement into the lives of the Pye children.

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  • The giver [downloadable ebook]

    The giver1993

    by Lois Lowry

    (1,794,844)

    Summary: Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.

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  • Island of the Blue Dolphins [eBook]

    Island of the Blue Dolphins2010

    by Scott O'Dell

    (293,509)

    Summary: Left alone on a beautiful but isolated island off the coast of California, a young Indian girl spends eighteen years, not only merely surviving through her enormous courage and self-reliance, but...  more »

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  • The witch of Blackbird Pond [downloadable ebook]

    The witch of Blackbird Pond2011

    by Elizabeth George Speare

    (135,801)

    Summary: In 1687 in Connecticut, Kit Tyler, feeling out of place in the Puritan household of her aunt, befriends an old woman considered a witch by the community and suddenly finds herself standing trial for witchcraft.

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  • Johnny Tremain [downloadable ebook]

    Johnny Tremain2011

    by Esther Forbes

    (41,415)

    Summary: Johnny Tremain, a silversmith's apprentice, takes part in the Boston Tea Party and the Battles of Lexington and Concord.

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