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The Druid and the Dragon

by Kristin Butcher
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 11
  • Grade: 4 to 6
tagged: fantasy & magic, paranormal, visionary & metaphysical

Maeve is a simple farm girl who daydreams when she should be doing chores. She gets lost in her own wild imaginings so often that folks think there's something wrong with the girl who sells eggs in the village.

Maeve meets a Druid seer who tells her she has the gift of sight and offers to help her develop her gift, but Maeve has a hard time believi …

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Just Because

by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: bedtime & dreams, visionary & metaphysical, imagination & play

Curious minds are rewarded with curious answers in a fantastical bedtime book by Mac Barnett and Isabelle Arsenault.

Why is the ocean blue? What is the rain? What happened to the dinosaurs? It might be time for bed, but one child is too full of questions about the world to go to sleep just yet. Little ones and their parents will be charmed and delig …

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Clara Voyant

by Rachelle Delaney
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: visionary & metaphysical, parents, mysteries & detective stories

A wannabe journalist and reluctant astrologer turns out to be clairvoyant in this charming middle-grade coming-of-age novel; for fans of Rebecca Stead's novels.

Clara can't believe her no-nonsense grandmother has just up and moved to Florida, leaving Clara and her mother on their own for the first time. This means her mother can finally "follow her …

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Judy Moody Predicts the Future

by Megan McDonald, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: visionary & metaphysical, self-esteem & self-reliance, emotions & feelings

With the help of a mood ring and a Magic 8 Ball, Judy Moody is convinced she can foretell the future!
Judy has a mood ring, and its Extra Special Powers have put Judy in a predicting mood. But her outrageous predictions have everyone wondering if Judy really is psychic. According to "Madame M" (for Moody), the Toad Pee Club’s long-lost mascot wil …

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The Word Collector

illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: words, visionary & metaphysical, books & libraries

Some people collect stamps.
Some people collect coins.
Some people collect art.
And Jerome?
Jerome collected words . . .

In this extraordinary new tale from Peter H. Reynolds, Jerome discovers the magic of the words all around him - short and sweet words, two-syllable treats, and multisyllable words that sound like little songs. Words that connect, …

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Happy Dreamer

illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance, visionary & metaphysical, imagination & play

Bestselling creator of The Dot inspires readers of every age to find their own unique path to happiness.

In his Scholastic debut, picture book and creativity guru Peter Reynolds brings us a universally poignant celebration of the colorful spectrum of what it means to dream and the many ways to find happy!

While the world tells us to sit still, to fol …

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Alison's Ghosts

by Mary Alice Downie & John Downie
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 4
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, visionary & metaphysical, native canadian

Alison is held captive by the powers of a mysterious pipe bowl belonging to a Mi"kmaq shaman. The bowl takes her back in time where she forms friendships with troubled ghosts who need her help. She must uncover the history of the pipe, and she must do it quickly, before she too is consumed by the grim fate of the pipe's beholders.

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Yesterday

by C.K. Kelly Martin
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover Hardcover Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 100
  • Grade: 9 to 17
tagged: science fiction, visionary & metaphysical

Praise for Yesterday:

"Sci-fi thrillers are hot right now, and Yesterday does not disappoint. . . . Slow-building suspense and heart-pounding action help keep readers engaged." --School Library Journal (starred review)

"A vivid infusion of 1980s culture gives this near-future dystopia an offbeat, Philip K. Dick aura. . . . Fans of the Smiths, Depeche …

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