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The War I Finally Won by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

the war I finally won

As the frightening impact of World War II creeps closer and closer to her door, eleven-year-old Ada learns to manage life on the home front.

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The Ember Stone by Katrina Charman

the ember stone

When a powerful vulture uses dark magic and an army of spies to attack the magical land of Perodia, a tiny owl, his squirrel best friend and a lone surviving firehawk become their home's unlikely defenders.

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The Wizards of Once by Cressida Cowell

the wizards of once

Young wizard prince Xar, who has no magic, and warrior princess Wish, an outcast, team up on an adventure that brings them to witches long believed to be extinct.

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Eugenia Lincoln and the Unexpected Package by Kate DiCamillo

eugenia lincoln

When an unexpected package containing an accordion arrives, Eugenia Lincoln tries to get rid of the instrument by selling it, destroying it, and giving it away, but nothing works.

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The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street by Karina Yan Glaser

the vanderbeekers

Told that they will have to move out of their Harlem brownstone just after Christmas, the five Vanderbeeker children, ages four to twelve, decide to change their reclusive landlord's mind.

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Mr. Lemoncello's Great Library Race by Chris Grabenstein

great library race

Mr. Lemoncello holds a contest for his young friends where they must race to bring interesting facts back to his library.

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Castle in the Air by Diana Wynne Jones

castle in the air

Having long indulged himself in daydreams more exciting than his mundane life as a carpet merchant, Abdullah unexpectedly purchases a magic carpet and his life changes dramatically as his daydreams come true and dangerous adventures become daily fare.

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The Sands of Shark Island by Alexander McCall Smith

the sands of shark island

When twelve-year-old twins Ben and Fee MacTavish, along with their schoolmates, head to a small island in the Caribbean aboard the School Ship Tobermory, they learn extraordinary details about their captain's past and come face to face with modern-day pirates.

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Ghosts of Greenglass House by Kate Milford

ghosts of greenglass house

Twelve-year-old Milo is stuck spending the winter holidays in a house full of strange guests who are not what they seem-again! He will have to work with friends old and new to uncover clues in search of a mysterious map and a famous smuggler's lost haul.

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Zack and the Turkey Attack! by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

zack and the turkey attack

While helping on his grandparents' farm, Zach, his best friend Matthew, and neighbor Josie outsmart a tormenting turkey and, in the process, solve a mystery of missing jewelry.

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The Wildcat's Claw by Varian Johnson

the wildcats claw

Continues the adventures of Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan and their spirit animals as they continue their efforts to protect Erdas from dark forces.

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The Detour of the Elephants by Dee Garretson

the detour of the elephants

The Alden siblings continue their mission to return lost artifacts around the world by visiting the Great Wall of China and an elephant reserve in Thailand, among other sites, but halfway around the world trouble seems closer than ever.

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