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The Monument

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ISBN: 9780440407829
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Published: Yearling - July 1st, 1993

This is a classic Gary Paulsen tale reissued in a new format. A small town is turned on its ear one summer when they invite an artist to create a monument. What he does changes many lives, especially that of one young girl.


The King's Equal

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ISBN: 9780064433969
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Published: HarperCollins - January 18th, 1996

To wear the crown of his father, Prince Raphael must find a queen equal to him in every way, but he too must be her equal. In this modern fairy tale, Paterson weaves a tale of what it truly means to be beautiful, wise and wealthy. Vladimir Vagin's illustrations complement the magic tale with imaginative folk art, with Vagin's Russian heritage evoked in the illustrations. Two great story tellers have created a family classic. Paterson is a Vermont author and Vagin is a Vermont illustrator and author. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


Izzy, Willy-Nilly

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ISBN: 9781416903390
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Published: Simon Pulse - June 1st, 2005

Izzy has a terrible accident and thinks she can handle it by herself. But then realizes, she can't. It will take strength and friendship to help her become "whole" again. A beautiful, powerful tale of devastating loss and rebirth. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


The Cay

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ISBN: 9780440229124
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Published: Laurel Leaf - April 8th, 2003

One of the best boy's adventure stories. Never out-of-print for the last 25 years! Set on Curacao and the Caribbean Seas during WWII, a young boy and an old man must depend on each other and overcome many obstacles.


Freak The Mighty

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ISBN: 9780439286060
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - June 1st, 2001

Maxwell, the growing son of a convicted murderer, is "growing" out of control. He is only entering 8th grade, but is already in size 13EEE shoes. Kevin (or Freak), the kid who moves in next door, has a brain disproportionately large and a body disproportionately small. Together awkward Max and Freak make a superlative team. This is a story of a very special friendship. The ending is pure heart stopping suspense.


Come Sing Jimmy Jo

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ISBN: 9780140373974
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Published: Puffin Books - January 1st, 1995

A young boy named James joins his family of singers and becomes a sensation as 'Jimmy Jo' with a voice that moves many people in this touching story of family relationships.


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