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  • A single stoneA single stone

    McKinlay, Megan.

    "Every girl dreams of being part of the line, the chosen seven who tunnel deep into the mountain to find the harvest. No work is more important. Jena is the leader of the line, strong, respected, reliable. And, as all girls must be, she is small; her years of training have seen to that. It isnot always easy but it is the way of things. And so a girl must wrap her limbs, lie still, deny herself a second bowl of stew. Or a first. But what happens when one tiny discovery makes Jena question everything she has ever known? What happens when moving a single stone changes everything?.

  • Greetings from witness protection!Greetings from witness protection!

    Burt, Jake.

    Thirteen-year-old Nikki Demere is an orphan and a kleptomaniac, making her the perfect girl to portray the Trevors' daughter in witness protection, but she soon learns that the biggest threat to her new family's security comes from her own past.

  • MastermindsMasterminds

    Korman, Gordon, author.

    "A group of kids discovers they were cloned from the DNA of some of the greatest criminal masterminds in history for a sociological experiment"--

  • Words on fireWords on fire

    Nielsen, Jennifer A., author.

    In 1893 twelve-year-old Audra lives on a farm in Lithuania, and tries to avoid the Cossack soldiers who enforce the Russian decrees that ban Lithuanian books, religion, culture, and even the language; but when the soldiers invade the farm Audra is the only one who escapes and, unsure of what has happened to her parents, she embarks on a dangerous journey, carrying the smuggled Lithuanian books that fuel the growing resistance movement, unsure of who to trust, but risking her life and freedom for her country.

  • Dorothy must dieDorothy must die

    Paige, Danielle, (Novelist)

    Amy Gumm, the other girl from Kansas, has been recruited by the Revolutionary Order of the Wicked to stop Dorothy who has found a way to come back to Oz, seizing a power that has gone to her head -- so now no one is safe!.

  • We have always lived in the castleWe have always lived in the castle

    Jackson, Shirley, 1916-1965.

    We Have Always Lived in the Castle is a deliciously unsettling novel about a perverse, isolated, and possibly murderous family and the struggle that ensues when a cousin arrives at their estate.

  • Look both waysLook both ways : a tale told in ten blocks

    Reynolds, Jason, author.

    Jason Reynolds conjures ten tales (one per block) about what happens after the dismissal bell rings, and weaves them into one funny, poignant look at the detours we face on the walk home, and in life.

  • The queen of nothingThe queen of nothing

    Black, Holly, author.

    "As the exiled Queen of Faerie, Jude must travel back to Elfhame to help her twin sister, Taryn, and uncover how to break a dark curse threatening the whole Faerie world"--

  • The serpent's secretThe serpent's secret

    DasGupta, Sayantani, author. http://id.loc.gov/aut

    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 magic, winged horses, talking birds (very annoying), and cute princes--and somehow Kiranmala needs to sort it all out, find her parents, and basically save the world.

  • AlliesAllies

    Gratz, Alan, 1972-, author.

    It is June 6, 1944, D-Day, and Dee Carpenter (true name Dietrich Zimmermann), an underage private in the United States Army, is headed for Omaha Beach, seeking revenge for his uncle, who was arrested by Nazis when Dee was a little boy; meanwhile, Samira Zidano, an eleven-year old French-Algerian girl is looking for the French resistance, desperate to deliver the message that the invasion is about to begin, and get their help in freeing her mother--this is the most important day of the twentieth century, and both children want to fight, and survive.

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