Children’s Fiction

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    Dream within a dream

    MacLachlan, Patricia, author.

    Eleven-year-old aspiring writer Louisa considers traveling the world with her globetrotting parents, but friendship with George helps her to see her grandparents' farm on Deer Island in a new light.....

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    Kenny, Pa&draig, author.

    Christopher is 'Proper': a real boy with a real soul, orphaned in a fire. He works for an engineer, a maker of the eccentric, loyal and totally individual mechanicals who are Christopher's best friends. But after a devastating accident, a secret is reveal....

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    The rambling

    Cajoleas, Jimmy, author.

    Buddy Pennington is headed to river country. No one in his village will miss him anyway -- not even his mom, after what he and his bad luck did. He'll be better off with his daddy, Davey Boy Pennington, a wandering soul who has the best luck of anyone Bud....

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    Order of the Majestic

    Myklusch, Matt, author.

    Thirteen-year-old daydreamer Joey Kopecky discovers magic as he is caught in an epic battle between two powerful, ancient orders in an alternate New York City.....

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    Summer of a thousand pies

    Dilloway, Margaret, author.

    After her father goes to jail, Cady Bennett, twelve, is taken from foster care to spend a summer with her estranged Aunt Michelle, trying to save her failing pie shop.....

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    Up for air

    Morrison, Laurie, author.

    Learning disabilities make school painful for Annabelle, thirteen, but a summer of swimming with the high school team is fantastic until a prank goes wrong, spoiling everything.....

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    Destruction in the desert

    Morgan, Winter, author.

    When Joe goes missing, Brett and Poppy begin to search for him and find themselves transported to a desert city that needs their help to escape destruction by an evil villain.....

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    The runaways

    Stark, Ulf, 1944-2017, author.

    "Grandpa's in the hospital and hating it. He swears at the nurses and makes trouble for everyone. Dad finds it too stressful to visit, but Gottfried Junior visits Grandpa as often as he's allowed, and when he's not allowed, he goes anyway. Grandpa thinks ....

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    Quest mode

    Cube Kid (Author of fan fiction), author.

    "There's no time to enjoy his newfound stardom. To save Villagetown, Runt embarks on a perilous quest far beyond the safety of the wall. Between bizarre towns, terrifying dungeons, and epic boss battles, Runt must summon the hero within and say, "so long"....

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    Return to Doom Island

    Brady, Dustin, author.

    Jesse Rigsby must unravel the mystery of Alistair Gregory, the man who figured out how to put people in video games, before it is too late.....

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    The clockwork ghost

    Ruby, Laura, author.

    It was only a few weeks ago that the Biedermann twins, Tess and Theo, along with their friend Jaime Cruz, followed the secrets of the Morningstarrs' cipher further than anyone had in its century-and-a-half history -- and destroyed their beloved home in th....

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    The creeper attack

    Morgan, Winter, author.

    After returning home from his travels through time, Brett is invited to build a new farm in the cold biome. But as he gathers crops, he falls down a portal that carries him to a terrifying future where he and his friends live in constant fear of creeper a....

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    Young Captain Nemo

    Henderson, Jason, 1971- author.

    Twelve-year-old Gabriel Nemo--a descendant of Captain Nemo himself--and his friends embark on a series of worldwide underwater adventures in Nemo's Nemotech submarine.....

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