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Anne of Green Gables

L M Montgomery

2004 Great Reads HB. Classic tale of spirited orphan Anne Shirley and how she changes the lives in a small village in Canada, especially the middle aged sister and brother who adopt her.
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The Book Thief

Markus Zusak · Knopf
Pages: 552
Format: Hardcover

The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul.It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still.Liesel...
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The Call of the Wild

Jack London · Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Pages: 127
Format: Hardcover

Vibrant, black-and-white illustrations complement London's classic adventure story about the relationship between humans and dogs, focusing on Buck, a dog that becomes a sled dog during the Klondike gold rush and, later, the leader of a wolf pack.
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The Chronicles of Narnia

C S Lewis · C. S. Lewis

Experience all seven tales of C. S. Lewis's classic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia, in one impressive paperback volume!Epic battles between good and evil, fantastic creatures, betrayals, heroic deeds, and friendships won and lost all come together in this unfor
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Mark Haddon · Doubleday
Pages: 226
Format: Print book

Despite his overwhelming fear of interacting with people, Christopher, a mathematically-gifted, autistic fifteen-year-old boy, decides to investigate the murder of a neighbor's dog and uncovers secret information about his mother.
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Ghost

Jason Reynolds · Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

A National Book Award Finalist for Young People's Literature. Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read. Ghost wants to be the fastest sprinter on his elite middle school track team, but his past is slowing him down in this first electrifying novel...
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The Giver

Lois Lowry · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 180
Format: Book

The Giver, the 1994 Newbery Medal winner, has become one of the most influential novels of our time. The haunting story centers on twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver...
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Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone

J.K. Rowling · Listening Library
Format: Audio CD

Harry Potter has no idea how famous he is. That's because he's being raised by his miserable aunt and uncle who are terrified Harry will learn that he's really a wizard, just as his parents were. But everything changes when Harry is summoned to attend an infamous school for wizards, and he begins...
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Hatchet

Gary Paulsen

Haunted by his parents' divorce, Brian Robeson, sole survivor of a plane crash, must draw on his untested skills to survive in the wilderness.
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The Hunger Games

Suzanne Collins · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 387
Format: eBook

Winning means fame and fortune. Losing means certain death. The Hunger Games have begun. . . . In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts...
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Looking for Alaska

John Green · Speak
Pages: 11
Format: Print book

Before. Miles "Pudge" Halter is done with his safe life at home. His whole life has been one big non-event, and his obsession with famous last words has only made him crave "the Great Perhaps" even more (François Rabelais, poet) . He heads off to the sometimes...
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The Outsiders 40th Anniversary edition

SE Hinton · Viking Juvenile; 40 Anv edition
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

First published by Viking in 1967, The Outsiders immediately resonated with young adults. This groundbreaking novel was like nothing else out there?it was honest and gritty, and was a deeply sympathetic portrayal of Ponyboy, a young man who finds himself on the outside of regular society....
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A Separate Peace

John Knowles · Scribner
Pages: 204
Format: Paperback

An American classic and great bestseller for over thirty years, A Separate Peace is timeless in its description of adolescence during a period when the entire country was losing its innocence to World War II.Set at a boys' boarding school in New England during the early years of World War II, A Separate...
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Twilight (Twilight, Book 1)

Stephenie Meyer · Megan Tingley Books
Pages: 498
Format: Hardcover

Isabella Swan's move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring move she ever made. But once she meets the mysterious and alluring Edward Cullen, Isabella's life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn. Up until now, Edward has managed to keep...
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Where the Red Fern Grows

Wilson Rawls · Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Pages: 212
Format: Hardcover

For fans of Old Yeller and Shiloh, Where the Red Fern Grows is a beloved classic that captures the powerful bond between man and man's best friend. Billy has long dreamt of owning not one, but two, dogs. So when he's finally able to save up enough money for two pups to call his own - Old Dan and Little...
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