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Little Women

Louisa May Alcott - Signet Classics; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy manage to lead interesting lives despite Father's absence at war and the family's lack of money. Whether they're putting on a play or forming a secret society, their gaiety is infectious. Written from Louisa May Alcott's own experiences, this remarkable...
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Speak

Laurie Halse Anderson - Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Hardcover

The first ten lies they tell you in high school."Speak up for yourself--we want to know what you have to say." From the first moment of her freshman year at Merryweather High, Melinda knows this is a big fat lie, part of the nonsense of high school. She is friendless, outcast,...
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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

John Boyne - David Fickling Books
Format: Hardcover

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne. David Fickling Books,2006
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Artemis Fowl

Eoin Colfer - Disney-Hyperion
Format: Paperback

Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is a millionaire, a genius-and, above all, a criminal mastermind. But even Artemis doesn't know what he's taken on when he kidnaps a fairy, Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon Unit. These aren't the fairies of bedtime stories; these fairies are armed and dangerous....
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Inkheart

Cornelia Funke
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the sensational New York Times best-seller THE THIEF LORD comes a thrilling new adventure about magic and self-discovery.Cornelia Funke, the enormously talented author of the international best-seller THE THIEF LORD, brings readers another spellbinding tale of adventure...
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Lord of the Flies

William Golding - Listening Library
Format: Book

William Golding's classic novel of primitive savagery and survival is one of the most vividly realized and riveting works in modern fiction. The tale begins after a plane wreck deposits a group of English school boys, aged six to twelve on an isolated tropical island. Their struggle...
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The Fault in Our Stars

John Green - Penguin Books
Format: Paperback

From John Green, the #1 bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down"The greatest romance story of this decade." - Entertainment Weekly-Millions of copies sold-#1 New York Times Bestseller#1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller#1 USA Today Bestseller#1 International BestsellerTIME...
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The Scarlet Letter

Nathaniel Hawthorne - Bantam Books
Format: Paperback

Hailed by Henry James as "the finest piece of imaginative writing yet put forth in the country," Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter reaches to our nation's historical and moral roots for the material of great tragedy. Set in an early New England colony, the novel...
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The Outsiders

S E Hinton - ‎Viking Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

When it was first published in 1967, The Outsiders defied convention with its immediate, deeply sympathetic portrayal of Ponyboy and his struggle to find a place for himself in a difficult world. Thirty years later, it speaks...
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The Odyssey

Homer. - Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Paperback

The classic translation of The Odyssey, now in paperback. Robert Fitzgerald's translation of Homer's Odyssey is the best and best-loved modern translation of the greatest of all epic poems. Since 1961, this Odyssey has sold more than two million copies, and it is the standard...
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Redwall: 20th Anniversary edition

Brian Jacques
Format: Book

The book that kicked off the phenomenon is now reissued with brandnew jacket art in honor of its 20th anniversary. Readers will delight anew in the thrilling adventures of young Matthias as he discovers the hero within. Brian Jacques? classic tale of peaceful creatures forced to band together...
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A Separate Peace

John Knowles - Scribner
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...
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To Kill a Mockingbird

Harper Lee
Format: Hardcover

"Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird." A lawyer's advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of Harper Lee's classic novel--a black man charged with the rape of a white girl. Through the young eyes of Scout and Jem Finch,...
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The Giver

Lois Lowry - HMH Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

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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Hatchet

Gary Paulsen - Listening Library
Format: Book

ALONE

Thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson is on his way to visit his father when the single-engine plane in which he is flying crashes. Suddenly, Brian finds himself alone in the Canadian wilderness with nothing but a tattered Windbreaker and the hatchet his mother gave him as a present...
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Divergent

Veronica Roth - Katherine Tegen Books
Format: Paperback

This first book in Veronica Roth's #1 New York Times bestselling Divergent trilogy is the novel the inspired the major motion picture starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, and Kate Winslet. This dystopian series set in a futuristic Chicago has captured the hearts of millions of teen and adult...
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Holes: 10th Anniversary Edition

Louis Sachar - Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Print book

10th Anniversary EditionLouis Sachar received great recognition for his groundbreaking story of Stanley Yelnats - a boy with a history of bad luck. As School Library Journal predicted in their starred review of the book when it was first published, "Kids will love Holes." A decade...
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The Catcher in the Rye

J.D. Salinger - Little, Brown and Company
Format: Mass Market Paperback

Anyone who has read J.D. Salinger's New Yorker stories, particularly A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, The Laughing Man, and For Esme--With Love and Squalor, will not be surprised by the fact that his first novel is full of children....
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The Time Machine

Wells, H. G. - Pocket Books
Format: Book

The Time Traveler, a dreamer obsessed with traveling through time, builds himself a time machine and, much to his surprise, travels over 800,000 years into the future. He lands in the year 802701--the world has been transformed by a society living in apparent harmony and bliss. But as the Traveler...
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