GRACE’S GHOSTS by Stephenie Peterson

Grace has friends. They just lack heartbeats. It’s a good thing Grace isn’t afraid of ghosts. Her town is overridden with them. Her cat, Midnight, is a ghost. All of her friends are ghosts, and she’s the only person who can see them. Her bullies, however, are as alive as can be. When her ghostly […]

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BAKE BELIEVE by Cori Cooper

Can it be real? Or is it bake believe? All Cat Anderson wants out of life is a circle of friends to giggle with and a few cute boys to flirt with. Her first day of eighth grade is looking perfect—until a scheduling mishap places her in a culinary arts class. Food, it turns out, […]

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A NIGHT DIVIDED by Jennifer Nielsen

With the rise of the Berlin Wall, twelve-year-old Gerta finds her family suddenly divided. She, her mother, and her brother Fritz live on the eastern side, controlled by the Soviets. Her father and middle brother, who had gone west in search of work, cannot return home. Gerta knows it is dangerous to watch the wall, […]

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WALK TWO MOONS by Sharon Creech

Thirteen-year-old Salamanca Tree Hiddle, proud of her country roots and the “Indian-ness in her blood,” travels from Ohio to Idaho with her eccentric grandparents. Along the way, she tells them of the story of Phoebe Winterbottom, who received mysterious messages, who met a “potential lunatic,” and whose mother disappeared. As Sal entertains her grandparents with […]

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HAVE SPACE SUIT-WILL TRAVEL by Robert A. Heinlein

Kip Russell wants nothing more than to go to the moon. But after entering a contest to help realize his dream, he is thrust into a space adventure he could never have imagined—with the most unlikely of friends and enemies. A favorite among Heinlein readers. Related Posts:THE FIXER by T.E. WoodsFALLING FOR MY NEMESIS by […]

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THE ZODIAC LEGACY by Stan Lee and Stuart Moore

When twelve magical superpowers are unleashed on the world, a Chinese-America teenager named Steven will be thrown into the middle of an epic global chase. He’ll have to master strange powers, outrun super-powered mercenaries, and unlock the mysterious powers of the Zodiac. Related Posts:COUNTRY by Danielle SteelBLOOD OF THE EARTH: SOULWOOD by Faith HunterA NIGHT […]

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KEEPING HOUSE by E.T. Mills

When Lady Evangeline Stoddard, Countess of Wibley, takes on a job as housekeeper for Wizard Winkle, she finds herself in a grumpy old house that’s determined to give her as much trouble as possible. But she is determined to prove that she is capable of holding down a job—even if it kills her. Related Posts:THE […]

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PRINCESS ACADEMY by Shannon Hale

Miri lives on a mountain where, for generations, her ancestors have lived a simple life. Then word comes that the king’s priests have divined her village the home of the future princess. In a year’s time, the prince will choose his bride from among the village girls. The king’s ministers set up an academy on […]

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LEVIATHAN by Scott Westerfeld

Book 1: THE LEVIATHAN TRILOGY It is the cusp of World War I. The Austro-Hungarians and Germans have their Clankers, steam-driven iron machines loaded with guns and ammunition. The British Darwinists employ genetically fabricated animals as their weaponry. Their Leviathan is a whale airship, and the most masterful beast in the British fleet. Aleksandar Ferdinand, a Clanker, […]

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ARTEMIS FOWL by Eoin Colfer

Book 1: ARTEMIS FOWL Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is a millionaire, a genius-and, above all, a criminal mastermind. But even Artemis doesn’t know what he’s taken on when he kidnaps a fairy, Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon Unit. These aren’t the fairies of bedtime stories; these fairies are armed and dangerous. Artemis thinks he has […]

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