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Creech, Sharon.

Summary: In a tiny village in the Swiss Alps, an angel meets an American girl named Zola who has come with her father to open a school, and together Zola and the angel rescue a group of homeless orphans, who gradually change everything.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Joanna Cotler Books 2009

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CRE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Creech 2009

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: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books 2010

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

Kim, JiYu.

Summary: "Chief Wusuri is wise and solves the problems of the village. For each problem, he has a solution. When a piece of cornbread goes missing, Chief is sad. He feels he let his village go hungry. To solve this problem, the Chief orders his men to make cornbread for everyone. The village is thankful for Chief Wusuri"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norwood House Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KIM

Schwab, Victoria

Summary: The Near Witch is only an old story told to frighten children. If the wind calls at night, you must not listen. The wind is lonely, and always looking for company. There are no strangers in the town of Near. These are the truths that Lexi has heard all her life. But when an actual stranger, a boy who seems to fade like smoke, appears outside her home on the moor at night, she knows that at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Titan Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SCH

Meadows, Daisy.

Summary: Abigail the Breeze Fairy has been blown off-course without her wispy wind feather. Will Rachel and Kirsty be able to find the feather and bring calm to the blustery village?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2004

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE MEA

Wolf, Gita.

Summary: "Meet Churki and Burki, the rhyming sisters, and spend a day with them in their village, playing and singing songs. Adapted from the Gond artist Durga Bai's rendering of her own childhood in her village Patangahr, this is a merry tale of fun and rhyme"--P. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tara Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WOL

Bynum, Sarah Shun-lien.

Summary: Falling into a deep and impenetrable sleep, young Madeleine leaves behind the tangible world of her provincial French village, joins a gypsy circus, and sees in her dreams people experiencing profound and mystical transformations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BYN

Kidd, Jess

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Having been abandoned on the steps of an orphanage as an infant, lovable car thief and Dublin charmer Mahony assumed all his life that his mother had simply given him up. But when he receives an anonymous note suggesting that foul play may have led to his mother's disappearance, he sees only one option: to return to the rural Irish village where he was born and find out what really happened...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KID

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Kidd 2017

Kingsbury, Kate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 2004

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Kent, Christobel.

Summary: "Alison lives her life under the radar. She has no ties, no home, and she spends her days at a backroom publishing job. Which is how she wants it. Because Alison used to be a teenager named Esme, who lived in a dilapidated house by a bleak estuary with her parents and three siblings. One night, something unspeakable happened in the house, and Alison emerged the only survivor. In order to escape...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEN

Albert, Susan Wittig.

Summary: Beatrix Potter joins with her four-legged friends in solving the mystery of who killed local shepherd Ben Hornby, and finding the heartless humans who broke up a badger family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALB

Albert, Susan Wittig.

Summary: When Beatrix Potter returns to her new hometown of Sawrey after some time away, she finds the village threatened by a mysterious outsider who plans to destroy the pristine shoreline of Lake Windermere by constructing a number of villas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALB

Arden, Katherine

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: "The magical adventure begun in The Bear and the Nightingale continues as brave Vasya, now a young woman, is forced to choose between marriage or life in a convent and instead flees her home--but soon finds herself called upon to help defend the city of Moscow when it comes under siege"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ARD

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ARD

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ARD

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION ARD

Taylor, Andrew

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAY

Albert, Susan Wittig.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALB

Pym, Barbara.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 1980

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PYM

Kiesbye, Stefan.

Summary: A village on the Devil's Moor: a place untouched by time and shrouded in superstition. There is the grand manor house whose occupants despise the villagers, the small pub whose regulars talk of revenants, the old mill no one dares to mention. This is where four young friends come of age--in an atmosphere thick with fear and suspicion. Their innocent games soon bring them face-to-face with the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIE

McGahern, John

Summary: The residents of a contemporary Irish village struggle to find a way to adapt to the more sophisticatied trappings of modernity but still stay true to the history and heritage of their ancestors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCG

Harvey, Samantha

Summary: Oakham, near Bruton, is a tiny village by a big river without a bridge. When a man is swept away by the river in the early hours of Shrove Saturday, an explanation has to be found. Was it murder, or suicide, or an accident? The whole story is relayed by the village priest, John Reve, who in his role as confessor is privy to a lot of information that others have not. But will he be able to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HAR

Hegi, Ursula.

Summary: Protecting her beloved students from the devastating world outside of their 1934 Berlin classroom, Thekla Kp̲pen sacrifices some of her personal freedoms to retain her teaching position until activities within Hitler's early regime test her moral courage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hegi 2011

Doughty, Louise.

Summary: The scene is set for the festive season at Warbeck Hall - owned by Lord Warbeck, a dying and impoverished peer who wants to be among loved ones for what he thinks will be his last Christmas. The holiday decorations are up and snow is falling fast outside. The guests range from the Lord's difficult son to a visiting Czech historian. There is, of course, a faithful butler and his ambitious...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOU

Panicker, Hari

Summary: Brothers Mio and Nao learn that the old stories of spirits are true when they lead a group of villagers to find out what is stopping the river. Features backlit papercut illustrations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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Barnard, Robert.

Summary: Yorkshire detective Charlie Peace visits an art colony full of quirky individuals as he investigates the murder of a street artist. By the author of A Little Local Murder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

Erdrich, Louise.

Summary: While appraising the estate of a New Hampshire family descended from a North Dakota Indian agent, Faye Travers is startled to discover a rare moose skin and cedar drum fashioned long ago by an Ojibwa artisan. And so begins an illuminating journey both backward and forward in time, following the strange passage of a powerful yet delicate instrument, and revealing the extraordinary lives it has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ERD