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Kate's Ring

by Donna Grassby
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: coming of age

An industrial town where smoke laden with reddish-orange dust from the steel plant darkens the sky. A place where it's not easy to raise a family, especially one with its fair share of problems. But thirteen-year-old Kate takes on the responsibility and tries to keep her embattled family going. And it's Kate, in the end, who thinks she can get her …

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The Volcanic Rose

Time Rose

by Renee Duke
edition: eBook
  • age: 8 to 18
  • Grade: 3 to 12
tagged: ancient civilizations, time travel

The medallion has found the one it seeks. In Italy to attend a family wedding, Paige, Dane, and Jack’s final time trip takes them to a waiting Varteni, who is living in Herculaneum in the path of an already rumbling Mt. Vesuvius. But getting Varteni and her two young charges to safety is the least of their worries. They’re not the only ones to …

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Worlds Of Ink And Shadow

by Lena Coakley
edition: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
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#1 Canadian bestseller!

Charlotte, Branwell, Emily and Anne. The Brontë siblings have always been inseparable. After all, nothing can bond four siblings quite like life in an isolated parsonage out on the moors. Their vivid imaginations lend them escape from their strict upbringing, actually transporting them into their created worlds: the glitteri …

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Anne Dublin Children's Library 2-Book Bundle

Stealing Time / The Baby Experiment

by Anne Dublin
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: time travel, jewish

From the imagination of Anne Dublin come two novels for young people, exploring incredible moments in history.

Includes:
The Baby Experiment
In the early 18th century in Hamburg, Germany, Johanna gets a job as a caregiver at an orphanage. Until it's too late, she doesn't realize a secret experiment is taking place that results in the deaths of babie …

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Little Red Lies

by Julie Johnston
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: emotions & feelings, general (see also headings under social themes)

The war is over, but for thirteen-year-old Rachel, the battle has just begun. Putting childhood behind her, she knows what she wants - to prove she has acting talent worthy of the school drama club, and what she doesn't want - to romantically fall for someone completely inappropriate. Worries about her veteran brother's failing health and repugnanc …

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Becoming Holmes

The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His Final Case

by Shane Peacock
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, law & crime

It is the summer of 1870 in London, and death seems to be everywhere; at least it feels that way to Sherlock Holmes. Almost seventeen now, he cannot shake the blackness that has descended upon him: he has lost his dear father; his mentor, Sigerson Bell, is growing gravely ill; Irene Doyle, the object of his affections, has left for America; his lon …

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September 17

by Amanda West Lewis
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 17
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: military & wars

In July 1940, a British government-sponsored program called Children's Overseas Reception Board -- or CORB -- was set up to send children from Britain to Canada and other Commonwealth countries, in order to rescue them from the bombings of British cities.The City of Benares was a luxury liner that was recruited in September 1940 to transport 90 of …

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