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The serpent's secret
DasGupta, Sayantani, author.
Up until her twelfth birthday, Kiranmala considered herself an ordinary sixth-grader in Parsippany, New Jersey, but then her parents disappear and a drooling rakkhosh demon shows up in her kitchen, and soon she is swept into another dimension, full of mag....View in Catalog
The legend of the Shark Goddess : a Nanea mystery
Nanea meets a boy named Mano at her grandparents' market and, when things start to go missing from the market, she suspects he's the thief. Mano doesn't help his case by bragging about getting away with breaking some of the island's rules.....View in Catalog
The children's blizzard, 1888
Tarshis, Lauren, author.
When John Hale's parents moved from Chicago to a farm in the Dakota Territory in the late 1880s, he was not happy (too hot in summer, too cold in winter, and that is just the beginning); but after a year, and now eleven, he has settled in and made some fr....View in Catalog
The heart and mind of Frances Pauley
Stevens, April, 1963- author.
Eleven-year-old Frances is an observer of both nature and people, just like her idol, the anthropologist Margaret Mead. She spends most of her time up on the rocks behind her house in her "rock world," as Alvin, her kindhearted and well-read school bus dr....View in Catalog
The journey of little Charlie
Curtis, Christopher Paul, author.
When his poor sharecropper father is killed in an accident and leaves the family in debt, twelve-year-old Little Charlie agrees to accompany fearsome plantation overseer Cap'n Buck north in pursuit of people who have stolen from him; Cap'n Buck tells Litt....View in Catalog
The quest of the cubs
Lasky, Kathryn, author.
It is a time of trouble in the Northern Kingdoms because a group of power-hungry polar bears called Roguers has been snatching cubs from their mothers and killing those who resist; but Svenna is not about to relinquish her two cubs to that fate, so she ag....View in Catalog
The oceans between stars
Emerson, Kevin, author.
Liam and Phoebe, having barely escaped the exploding sun with their lives, travel to the rogue planet Delphi, where they hope to find help for their injured parents and pass along the truth they discovered about the destruction of Earth.....View in Catalog
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