Writing shines in pioneer saga of friendship and struggle.
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Great novel about a girl, her chickens, and her best friend.
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Brilliant, violent Afghanistan novel will enlighten teens.
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Sweeping story of bicultural mother-daughter friction.
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Engaging novel shows teens' lives altered by tragedy.
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Heartbreaking but beautiful novel about a sister's grief.
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Frail boy and huge talking dog reunite in D.C. adventure.
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