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George, Jessica Day

Summary: Orphaned after a fever epidemic, Creel befriends a dragon and unknowingly inherits an object that can either save or destroy her kingdom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Children's Books 2008

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Chee, Traci

Summary: The Book, the ancient, infinite codex of the past, present and future, tells of a prophecy that will plunge Kelanna in that bloody war, but it requires Archer. Sefia is determined to keep Archer out of the Guard's clutches and their plans for war between the Five Kingdoms: The Guard has already stolen her mother, her father, and her Aunt Nin. But escaping the Guard and the Book's prophecy is no...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CHE

Blackwood, Sage.

Summary: "Jinx travels throughout the Urwald to unite its people and creatures against encroaching threats"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BLA

Wood, Maryrose

Summary: Unhappy Penelope Lumley is trapped in unhappy Plinkst! Even the beets for which Plinkst is inexplicably famous fail to grow in this utterly miserable Russian village. Penelope anxiously counts the days and wonders how she will ever get back to England in time to save all the Ashtons--who, she now knows, include herself and the Incorrigible children, although their precise location on the family...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer+Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WOO

Jones, Diana Wynne.

Summary: After his grandfather dies, Andrew Hope inherits a house and surrounding land in an English village, but things become very complicated when young orphan Aidan shows up and suddenly a host of variously magical townsfolk and interlopers start intruding on their lives.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD JON

Funaro, Gregory.

Summary: In Victorian England Grubb, an orphan about twelve years old, escapes his life of drudgery as a chimney sweep's apprentice and finds himself in a very strange house filled with magical objects and creatures, but soon he learns that there are dark forces seeking his new master.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC FUN

Anderson, Natalie C.

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Tina and two friends leave Kenya and slip into the Congo, from where she and her mother fled years before, seeking revenge for her mother's murder but uncovering startling secrets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2017

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Horowitz, Anthony

Summary: After the death of the uncle who had been his guardian, fourteen-year-old Alex Rider is coerced to continue his uncle's dangerous work for Britain's intelligence agency, MI6.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Speak 2006

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HOR

Cashore, Kristin

Summary: "Recently orphaned Jane accepts an unexpected invitation from an old acquaintance to an island mansion where she will face five choices that could ultimately determine the course of her newly untethered life"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kathy Dawson Books/Penguin Readers Group, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CAS

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CAS

Watson, Jude.

Summary: A clue takes Amy and Dan Cahill to Egypt, where they investigate the origins of the rivalry between the Tomas and Ekaterina branches of their family and try to figure out if they can trust a message from their dead grandmother Grace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2009

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Helvig, Kristi.

Summary: "Tora Reynolds has escaped to a new planet, but must fight against the Consulate and a rebel leader to find and destroy her father's guns"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Egmont USA 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC HEL

Carey, Edward

Summary: In 1761 a tiny, odd-looking girl named Marie is born in a village in Switzerland. After the death of her parents, she is apprenticed to an eccentric wax sculptor and whisked off to the seamy streets of Paris, where they meet a domineering widow and her quiet, pale son. Together, they convert an abandoned monkey house into an exhibition hall for wax heads, and the spectacle becomes a sensation....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CAR

George, K. (Kallie)

Summary: The charming first book in a new early-reader series, starring the spirited and outspoken Anne Shirley as she first arrives at Green Gables. Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert need help on their farm, so they've adopted what they hope will be a sturdy, helpful boy. Instead, Matthew finds Anne awaiting him at the train station imaginative, brash, redheaded Anne-with-an-e. With her place at the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2018

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Kline, Christina Baker

Summary: Molly Ayer has been in foster care since she was eight years old. Most of the time, Molly knows it's her attitude that's the problem, but after being shipped from one family to another, she's had her fair share of adults treating her like an inconvenience. So when Molly's forced to help an elderly woman clean out her attic for community service, Molly is wary. Just another adult to treat her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KLI

Rudden, Dave

Summary: A young orphan learns that monsters can grow out of the shadows in our world, and there is an ancient order of knights who keep them at bay.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION RUD

Bayard, Louis

Summary: With her mama recently dead and her pa sight unseen since birth, Amelia is suddenly in charge of her younger brother and sister-- and the family gas station. To keep a competitor at bay and keep her family out of foster care, Melia must come up with a father-- fast. When a hobo rolls out of a passing truck, Melia grabs opportunity by its beard. Can she convince the town that Hiram is her long...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION BAY

Nye, Bill

Summary: Jack, his genius siblings Ava and Matt, and inventor Dr. Hank Witherspoon travel to the Hawaiian island home of Ashley Hawking, a technology billionaire. Hawking and engineer Rosa Morris have built a revolutionary electricity plant that harvests energy from the deep ocean, but someone has been sabotaging the project. In their search for the culprit, Jack and crew navigate an unusual world of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD NYE

Raasch, Sara

Summary: When Cordellan debt forces the Winterians to dig their mines for payment, they unearth something powerful and possibly dangerous: Primoria's lost chasm of magic. Theron sees this find as an opportunity -- with this much magic, the world can finally stand against threats like Angra. But Meira fears the danger the chasm poses -- the last time the world had access to so much magic, it spawned the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: FICTION RAA

Wolk, Lauren

Summary: Crow has lived her entire life on a tiny piece of the starkly beautiful Elizabeth Islands off the coast of Massachusetts. Her only companions are Osh, the man who rescued her from a tiny skiff as an infant and raised her, and Miss Maggie, their neighbor across the sandbar. But it isn't until the night when a mysterious fire appears across the water that an unspoken question of her own history...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD WOL

Dussling, Jennifer.

Summary: Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2001

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Bartók, Mira

Summary: In this extraordinary debut novel with its deft nod to Dickensian heroes and rogues, Mira Bartók tells the story of Arthur, a shy, fox-like foundling with only one ear and a desperate desire to belong, as he seeks his destiny.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BAR

Black, Holly

Summary: Jude, seventeen and mortal, gets tangled in palace intrigues while trying to win a place in the treacherous High Court of Faerie, where she and her sisters have lived for a decade.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BLA

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BLA

Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud)

Summary: In this sequel to Anne of Green Gables, teenaged Anne Shirley becomes a schoolteacher in a small village on Prince Edward Island.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC MON

Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud)

Summary: Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1995

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1 available in Featured Reads, Call number: J Fiction Mon