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    Amina's voice

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    Amina's voice

    Khan, Hena.

    "A Pakistani-American Muslim girl struggles to stay true to her family's vibrant culture while simultaneously blending in at school after tragedy strikes her community"--Provided by publisher.

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    Armstrong & Charlie

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    Armstrong & Charlie

    Frank, Steven, 1963-

    "During the pilot year of a Los Angeles school system integration program, two sixth grade boys, one black, one white, become best friends as they learn to cope with everything from first crushes and playground politics to the loss of loved ones and racial prejudice in the 1970s"--Provided by publisher.

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    Autumn's kiss

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    Autumn's kiss : an Autumn Falls novel

    Thorne, Bella, 1997-, author.

    The wish-granting diary Autumn Falls' father left her stops working and high school junior Autumn must figure out her love life on her own until she is given a map that will take her wherever she wants to go, but rather than being a fun opportunity, it leads to life-changing consequences.

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    Beautiful blue world

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    Beautiful blue world

    LaFleur, Suzanne M., author.

    Sofarende is at war and the army is paying families well to recruit children, so if twelve-year-old Mathilde or her best friend Megs is chosen, they hope to help their families but fear they will be separated forever.

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    The best man

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    The best man

    Peck, Richard, 1934-

    "Archer has four important role models in his life--his dad, his grandfather, his uncle Paul, and his favorite teacher, Mr. McLeod. When Uncle Paul and Mr. McLeod get married, Archer's sixth-grade year becomes one he'll never forget"--Provided by publisher.

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    Excellent Ed

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    Excellent Ed

    McAnulty, Stacy, author.

    Everyone in the Ellis family is excellent, except Ed the dog, who is determined to find something at which he, too, can excel.

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    Finding Mighty

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    Finding Mighty

    Chari, Sheela, author.

    "Along the train lines north of New York City, twelve-year-old neighbors Myla and Peter search for the link between Myla's necklace and the disappearance of Peter's brother, Randall. Thrown into a world of parkour, graffiti, and diamond-smuggling, Myla and Peter encounter a band of thugs who are after the same thing as Randall. Can Myla and Peter find Randall before it's too late, and their shared family secrets threaten to destroy them all?"-- Provided by publisher.

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    House of secrets

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    House of secrets

    Columbus, Chris.

    Cordelia, Brendan, and Eleanor Walker, aged fifteen to eight, must rely on a mysterious book to face the Wind Witch and her father, the Storm King, who have kidnapped Dr. and Mrs. Walker and brought them to a strange world of magic.

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    Jubilee

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    Jubilee

    Giff, Patricia Reilly, author.

    "Judith stopped talking long ago when Mom left her in the care of beloved Aunt Cora. Going back into a regular fifth-grade classroom won't be easy, but she has her Dog and new friend who will help her through"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Knights of the Borrowed Dark

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    Knights of the Borrowed Dark

    Rudden, Dave, author.

    A young orphan learns that monsters can grow out of the shadows in our world, and there is an ancient order of knights who keep them at bay.

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    Lost boy

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    Lost boy

    Green, Tim, 1963-

    After a near-fatal car accident, twelve-year-old Ryder's mother needs an operation they cannot afford and while a new friend tries to raise funds, Ryder travels with a grouchy, disabled neighbor, from Yankee Stadium to Turner Field seeking the major league baseball player who might be Ryder's father.

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    The lost staff of wonders

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    The lost staff of wonders

    Arroyo, Raymond, author. http://id.loc.gov/authori

    "Twelve-year-old Will Wilder is back to protect the town of Perilous Falls from another ancient evil--the fearsome demon, Amon"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Love & gelato

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    Love & gelato

    Welch, Jenna Evans.

    "After her mother dies, Lina travels to Italy where she discovers her mothers's journal and sets off on an adventure to unearth her mother's secrets"--Provided by publisher.

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    Now

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    Now

    Portis, Antoinette.

    "Follow a little girl as she takes you on a tour through all of her favorite things, from the holes she digs to the hugs she gives"--Provided by publisher.

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    Pay attention, Carter Jones

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    Pay attention, Carter Jones

    Schmidt, Gary D.

    Sixth-grader Carter must adjust to the unwelcome presence of a know-it-all butler who is determined to help him become a gentleman, and also to deal with burdens from the past.

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    The perfect score

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    The perfect score

    Buyea, Rob, author. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/

    Told from different viewpoints, five sixth-graders, facing various challenges and under pressure to do well on statewide assessment tests, agree to a plan for acing the tests.

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    Slated

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    Slated

    Terry, Teri.

    In a future England, sixteen-year-old Kyla is one of the "Slated," those whose memories have been erased usually because they have committed serious crimes, but as she observes more and more strange events, she also gains more memories which put her and her boyfriend, Ben in danger.

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    This would make a good story someday

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    This would make a good story someday

    Levy, Dana Alison, author. http://id.loc.gov/autho

    Although not thrilled when her summer plans are upended for a surprise cross-country train trip with her family and embarrassed because one of her moms is writing a tell-all book about the trip, twelve-year-old Sara Johnston-Fischer finds herself changing along with the landscape outside the train windows.

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    The whole sky

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    The whole sky

    Henson, Heather, author.

    Twelve-year-old Sky, a horse whisperer like her father, must put her own troubles aside when a devastating sickness strikes the foals at the multimillion dollar horse farms where they work.

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