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The Goat by Anne Fleming

the goat

Kid and her family move to an apartment building in New York City, whose eccentric residents include a skateboarding fantasy writer, a guinea pig hoarder, and possibly a goat who lives on the roof.

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Blooming At the Texas Sunrise Motel by Kimberly Willis Holt

blooming at the texas sunrise motel

After the sudden death of her parents, Stevie, thirteen, is sent to live at a rundown motel, where she charms everyone except her estranged grandfather.

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Motor girls : how women took the wheel and drove boldly into the twentieth century by Sue Macy

motor girls

Presents the first generation of female motorists who drove cars for fun, profit, and to make a statement about the evolving role of women.

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Journey On A Runaway Train by Gertrude Chandler Warner

journey on a runaway train

After finding a statue in an old trunk, the children travel across the country with the statue and six mysterious boxes in an attempt to make sure the treasures all stay where they belong.

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The Someday Birds by Sally J. Pla

someday birds

Charlie, twelve, who has autism and obsessive compulsive disorder, must endure a cross-country trip with his siblings and a strange babysitter to visit their father, who will undergo brain surgery.

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One Trick Pony by Nathan Hale

one trick pony

In a future where alien beings consume technology as a few humans try to preserve it, Strata, her brother, and a friend are separated from their caravan and, with a wonderful robotic horse, must fight their way back.

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Armstrong and Charlie by Steven B. Frank

armstrong and charlie

During the pilot year of a Los Angeles school system integration program, two sixth grade boys, one black, one white, become best friends as they learn to cope with everything from first crushes and playground politics to the loss of loved ones and racial prejudice in the 1970s

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Rebels by David Liss


When Zeke returns to space to go on a secret mission for the director of the Confederation of United Planets, chaos ensues.

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The Hidden Life of a Toad by Doug Wechsler

hidden life of a toad

Presents extreme close-up images of the life cycle of the American toad, from egg to tadpole to adult.

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A Crack In the Sea by H.M. Bouwman

crack in the sea

Pip, a young boy who can speak to fish, and his sister Kinchen set off on a great adventure, joined by twins with magical powers, refugees fleeing post-war Vietnam, and some helpful sea monsters

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Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly/h2> hello universe

Virgil feels out of place in his crazy-about-sports family. Valencia is deaf, smart, and loves everything about nature. Kaori is a self-proclaimed psychic, whose little sister, Gen, is always following her around. And Chet wishes the weird kids would just stop being so different so that he can concentrate on basketball. They aren't friends. But when Chet pulls a prank that traps Virgil and his pet guinea pig at the bottom of a well, Kaori, Gen, and Valencia begin a quest to find the missing Virgil.

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Thunder and Shadow by Erin Hunter

thunder and shadow

After Alderpaw returns from the gorge that was once home to SkyClan, the ferocious cats who drove SkyClan out trace Alderpaw's path back to ShadowClan, making it their next target.

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