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Sophia's War

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By Avi
$8.99
ISBN: 9781442414426
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Published: Beach Lane Books - September 24th, 2013

It is 1776 and the British occupy New York City. A witness to the hanging of Nathan Hale, Sophia Calderwood vows to do all she can to help the American cause, and becomes a spy. This fast-paced and riveting historical novel will appeal to readers young and old.Robin


The Orchard

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$15.00
ISBN: 9780553378597
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Published: Dial Press - January 3rd, 1997

Down the end of Argilla Road in Ipswich stand the remains of the Robertson family’s orchard; you pass it on the way to Crane Beach. During the Great Depression, Adele Robertson single-handedly strived to keep the family business going. Her struggle reflects the country’s story in those hard years.

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King Jack and the Dragon

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By Peter Bently, Helen Oxenbury (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780803736986
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Published: Dial Books - August 18th, 2011

Summer nights, lost in an imaginary game, remember? This charming book, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, brings all those memories together in this perfect bedtime story.

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By Peter Bently, Helen Oxenbury (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780803739871
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Published: Dial Books - May 16th, 2013

Far, Far Away

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780375849725
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - June 11th, 2013

This modern day story of suspense reads like a fairy tale. Jeremy Johnson Johnson (his real name) lives in the town of Never Better and helps to run the Two-Book Bookstore, where there are only two titles for sale. The ghost of Joseph Grimm, one half of the Brothers Grimm, is his closest companion and protector. Meanwhile the nefarious Finder of Occasions watches and waits.

Robin


E.B. White on Dogs

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By Martha White (Editor)
$24.95
ISBN: 9780884483410
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - March 25th, 2013

Can you imagine a better combination; dogs, and E.B. White’s writings about them? Essays from Harper’s Magazine and The New Yorker, poems, and personal letters make up this delightful collection. Each piece contains White’s gentle humor, distinctive style and his unquestioning love of dogs.

Robin


Sky High

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By Germano Zullo, Albertine (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781452113920
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Chronicle Books - November 21st, 2012

Competing neighbors building outlandish houses, is there no end to it? Yes. In the meanwhile enjoy the drawings and delightful quips that bring this story to its very funny conclusion. Make sure to check out his childrens books as well, Little Bird and Line 135.

Robin


Adele & Simon

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ISBN: 9780374380441
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Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - September 5th, 2006

I recently came across this picture book on our shelves. It is quite a find, with its early 20th century maps of Paris, detailed drawings, and charming ending. It is a book that is fun to read, to be read to, or just to spend time looking through.

Robin


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