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The Scarlet Pimpernel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Old-fashioned romantic swashbuckler a riveting classic.
By Baroness Orczy
(1905)
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The Klaatu Terminus: The Klaatu Diskos, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Multiple time lines converge in rewarding sci-fi finale.
By Pete Hautman
(2014)
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Curses and Smoke: A Novel of Pompeii Book Poster Image
age 12+
Riveting action, romance amid gladiators in Pompeii.
By Vicky Alvear Shecter
(2014)
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Paris-Chien: Adventures of an Expat Dog: Paris-Chien, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 4+
Terrier adapts to new Paris home in charming dog tale.
By Jackie Clark Mancuso
(2013)
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Girl in Reverse Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Moving story of adopted girl's hunt for clues to her past.
By Barbara Stuber
(2014)
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Always Emily Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Fact, fiction entangled in lively Brontë sisters mystery.
By Michaela MacColl
(2014)
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Sekret Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Fantasy merges with Cold War hstory in gripping spy mystery.
By Lindsay Smith
(2014)
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Toe Shoe Mouse Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Mouse makes a ballerina his friend in charming tale.
By Jan Carr
(2014)
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Shoe Dog Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Adorable shelter dog learns house rules in charming story.
By Megan McDonald
(2014)
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A Death-Struck Year Book Poster Image
age 12+
Historic flu epidemic seen through eyes of strong teen girl.
By Makiia Lucier
(2014)
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The True Adventures of Nicolo Zen Book Poster Image
age 12+
Solid historical fiction, great for classical music lovers.
By Nicholas Christopher
(2014)
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What Does the Fox Say? Book Poster Image
age 4+
Wacky art helps make childlike song a great read for kids.
By Ylvis
(2013)
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Blythewood: The Blythewood Tales, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Girl fights mythical beings in thrilling school fantasy.
By Carol Goodman
(2013)
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A Very Fuddles Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Pampered cat gets into trouble in funny Christmas adventure.
By Frans Vischer
(2013)
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Mousetronaut Goes to Mars Book Poster Image
age 4+
Mouse saves mission in great tale for space buffs.
By Mark Kelly
(2013)
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Dot. Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Former Facebook exec promotes balance between tech and play.
By Randi Zuckerberg
(2013)
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The Extra Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Harrowing tale of Gypsy film extra in World War II.
By Kathryn Lasky
(2013)
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The Great American Dust Bowl Book Poster Image
age 12+
Evocative illustrated nonfiction, great for history buffs.
By Don Brown
(2013)
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The Chicken Problem Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fun problem-solving romp for math-loving girl and her cat.
By Jennifer Oxley, Billy Aronson
(2013)
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Who Goes There? Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Sweet tale of mouse overcoming fear, finding a friend.
By Karma Wilson
(2013)
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