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  • Anne of Green Gables
    Anne of Green Gables
    written by L.M. Montgomery

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  • The case of the gypsy good-bye
    The case of the gypsy good-bye
    Nancy Springer.
    After fourteen-year-old Enola Holmes seeks the missing Duquessa Del Campo in the seedy underbelly of nineteenth-century London, she finally reaches an understanding with her brothers Sherlock and Mycroft.
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  • The diamond of Drury Lane : a Cat Royal adventure
    The diamond of Drury Lane : a Cat Royal adventure
    by Julia Golding.
    Orphan Catherine "Cat" Royal, living at the Drury Lane Theater in 1790s London, tries to find the "diamond" supposedly hidden in the theater, which unmasks a treasonous political cartoonist, and involves her in the street gangs of Covent Garden and the world of nobility.
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  • Esperanza rising
    Esperanza rising
    Pam Munoz Ryan.
    Esperanza and her mother are forced to leave their life of wealth and privilege in Mexico to go work in the labor camps of Southern California, where they must adapt to the harsh circumstances facing Mexican farm workers on the eve of the Great Depression.
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  • The evolution of Calpurnia Tate
    The evolution of Calpurnia Tate
    Jacqueline Kelly.
    In central Texas in 1899, eleven-year-old Callie Vee Tate is instructed to be a lady by her mother, learns about love from the older three of her six brothers, and studies the natural world with her grandfather, the latter of which leads to an important discovery.
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  • Gilda Joyce, psychic investigator
    Gilda Joyce, psychic investigator
    by Jennifer Allison.
    During the summer before ninth grade, intrepid Gilda Joyce invites herself to the San Francisco mansion of distant cousin Lester Splinter and his thirteen-year-old daughter, where she uses her purported psychic abilities and detective skills to solve the mystery of the mansion's boarded-up tower.
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  • The gold-threaded dress
    The gold-threaded dress
    Carolyn Marsden.
    When Oy and her Thai American family move to a new neighborhood, her third-grade classmates tease and exclude her because she is different.
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  • Ivy + Bean
    Ivy + Bean
    written by Annie Barrows
    When seven-year-old Bean plays a mean trick on her sister, she finds unexpected support for her antics from Ivy, the new neighbor, who is less boring than Bean first suspected.
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  • The lacemaker and the princess
    The lacemaker and the princess
    Kimberly Brubaker Bradley.
    In 1788, eleven-year-old Isabelle, living with her lacemaker grandmother and mother near the palace of Versailles, becomes close friends with Marie Antoinette's daughter, Princess Therese, and finds their relationship complicated not only by their different social class but by the growing political unrest and resentment of the French people.
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  • Little house on the prairie
    Little house on the prairie
    by Laura Ingalls Wilder
    A family travels from the big woods of Wisconsin to a new home on the prairie, where they build a house, meet neighboring Indians, build a well, and fight a prairie fire.
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  • Miss Spitfire : reaching Helen Keller
    Miss Spitfire : reaching Helen Keller
    Sarah Miller.
    At age twenty-one, partially-blind, lonely but spirited Annie Sullivan travels from Massachusetts to Alabama to try and teach six-year-old Helen Keller, deaf and blind since age two, self-discipline and communication skills. Includes historical notes and timeline.
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  • Olivia Kidney
    Olivia Kidney
    by Ellen Potter
    Twelve-year-old Olivia explores her new apartment building and finds a psychic, talking lizards, a shrunken ex-pirate, an exiled princess, ghosts, and other unusual characters.
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  • Penny from heaven
    Penny from heaven
    by Jennifer L. Holm.
    As she turns twelve during the summer of 1953, Penny gains new insights into herself and her family while also learning a secret about her father's death.
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  • Sassy : Little Sister is not my name!
    Sassy : Little Sister is not my name!
    Sharon M. Draper.
    Fashion-savy Sassy does not like being the smallest student in her fourth-grade class, until a family emergency calls for a pint-sized hero.
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  • The true confessions of Charlotte Doyle
  • When you reach me
    When you reach me
    Rebecca Stead.
    As her mother prepares to be a contestant on the 1980s 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 from an anonymous source that seems to defy the laws of time and space.
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