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Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast -- by Robin McKinley (Author) (Book - Child)

"Contrary to the name, 16-year-old Beauty is not the prettiest girl in her family. But she is the cleverest, bravest, and most honorable. When her father makes a promise with a beast who lives in an...

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Age groups: School Age (6-12)

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A Wizard of Earthsea -- by Ursula Le Guin (Author) (Book - Child)

"Often compared to Tolkien's Middle earth or Lewis's Narnia, Ursula K. Le Guin's Earthsea is a stunning fantasy world that grabs quick at our hearts, pulling us deeply into its imaginary realms. Four...

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Age groups: School Age (6-12)

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Ghosts I Have Been -- by Richard Peck (Author) (Book - Child)

"Blossom Culp is the outspoken outcast of Bluff City, always getting into trouble. No one wants to cross her, especially now that she's revealed that she can see the Unseen. Then Blossom herself is...

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Age groups: School Age (6-12)

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Dragonwings -- by Laurence Yep (Author) (Book - Child)

"The story begins as eight-year-old Moon Shadow Lee journeys across the Pacific to join his proud and clever father at the family-owned laundry in San Francisco. The boy recounts their problems with...

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Age groups: School Age (6-12)

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A Spirit to Ride the Whirlwind -- by Athena Lord (Author) (Book - Child)

"Twelve-year-old Binnie, whose mother runsa company boarding house in Lowell, Massachusetts, begins working in a textile mill and is caught up in the 1836 strike of women workers." From Card Catalog

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Age groups: School Age (6-12)

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Streams to the River, River to the Sea: A Novel of Sacagawea -- by Scott O'Dell (Author) (Book - Child)

"Once again O' Dell turns to the Native American for his subject, in this novel he brings to life the mysterious Shoshone girl Sacagawea, interpreter and guide for Lewis and Clark. Told for...

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Age groups: School Age (6-12)

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The Pushcart War -- by Jean Merrill (Author) (Book - Child)

"The pushcarts have declared war! New York City's streets are clogged with huge, rude trucks that park where they want, hold up traffic and bulldoze into anything that is in their way, and the...

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Age groups: School Age (6-12)

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Gentle Ben -- by Walter Morey (Author) (Book - Child)

"Traces the friendship between a boy and a bear in the rugged Alaskan Territory." From Card Catalog

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Age groups: Adolescence (13-21), School Age (6-12)

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The Story of Doctor Dolittle -- by Hugh Lofting (Author) (Book - Child)

"The adventures of a kind-hearted doctor, who is fond of animals and understands their language, as he travels to Africa with some of his favorite pets to cure the monkeys of a terrible sickness." ...

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Age groups: Adolescence (13-21), School Age (6-12)

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Eavesdropping on Space: The Quest of Radio Astronomy -- by David Knight (Author) (Book - Child)

"Discusses radio astronomy, its history, major types of telescopes and the knowledge gained from both radio and radar astronomy." From Card Catalog

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Age groups: School Age (6-12), Adolescence (13-21)

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