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    Anne of Green Gables

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    Anne of Green Gables

    Olmstead, Kathleen.

    An abridged version of the tale of Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, who comes to live on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her.

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    The austere academy

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    The austere academy

    Snicket, Lemony.

    As their outrageous misfortune continues, the Baudelaire orphans are shipped off to a miserable boarding school, where they befriend the two Quagmire triplets and find that they have been followed by the dreaded Count Olaf.

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    The bad beginning

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    The bad beginning

    Snicket, Lemony.

    After the sudden death of their parents, the three Baudelaire children must depend on each other and their wits when it turns out that the distant relative who is appointed their guardian is determined to use any means necessary to get their fortune.

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    The basilisk's lair

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    The basilisk's lair

    La Fevers, R. L. (Robin L.)

    The continuing adventures of beastologist-in-training, Nathaniel Fludd, as he accompanies his intrepid Aunt Phil on a dangerous mission across West Africa to find a deadly basilisk that is missing and begins to find clues relating to the mysterious disappearance of his parents.

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    Beyond the bright sea

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    Beyond the bright sea

    Wolk, Lauren, 1956-

    Crow has lived her entire life on a tiny piece of the starkly beautiful Elizabeth Islands off the coast of Massachusetts. Her only companions are Osh, the man who rescued her from a tiny skiff as an infant and raised her, and Miss Maggie, their neighbor across the sandbar. But it isn't until the night when a mysterious fire appears across the water that an unspoken question of her own history forms in her heart and an unstoppable chain of events is triggered. Using her bravery and perseverance, Crow must follow clues that not only lead to a personal treasure, but to uncovering her lost identity and, ultimately, understanding what it means to be a family.

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    The BFG

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    The BFG

    Dahl, Roald.

    Kidsnatched from her orphange by a BFG (Big Friendly Giant), who spends his life blowing happy dreams to children, Sophie concocts with him a plan to save the world from nine other man-gobbling cannybull giants.

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    Bloody Jack

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    Bloody Jack : being an account of the curious adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy

    Meyer, L. A. (Louis A.), 1942-

    Reduced to begging and thievery in the streets of London, a thirteen-year-old orphan disguises herself as a boy and connives her way onto a British warship set for high sea adventure in search of pirates.

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    The boy who spoke dog

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    The boy who spoke dog

    Morgan, Clay.

    After being marooned on an island near New Zealand, Jack, an orphaned cabin boy from San Francisco, becomes allied with a group of dogs who protect the local sheep from wild dogs.

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    Brainboy and the Deathmaster

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    Brainboy and the Deathmaster

    Seidler, Tor.

    When Darryl, a twelve-year-old orphan, is adopted by a technology genius, he finds himself the star of his very own life-threatening video game.

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    Brother moose

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    Brother moose

    Levin, Betty.

    In the late 1800s, two orphan girls, aided by an Indian and his grandson, make a perilous trip to Maine to find a family.

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    Brother moose

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    Brother moose

    Levin, Betty.

    In the late 1800s, two orphan girls, aided by an Indian and his grandson, make a perilous trip to Maine to find a family.

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    Calico Bush

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    Calico Bush

    Field, Rachel, 1894-1942.

    In 1742, Marguerite left France with her grandmother and uncle to seek a home in America. A year later, 13-year-old Marguerite is alone in the world and a "bound-out girl" on her way to Maine.

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    The carnival of lost souls

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    The carnival of lost souls : a Handcuff Kid novel

    Quimby, Laura.

    Orphaned Jack Carr finally finds what feels like a real home in the foster care of Professor Hawthorne, who shares his love of magic and admiration of Houdini, but Hawthorne is more interested in the occult and how Jack can save his soul.

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    The carnivorous carnival

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    The carnivorous carnival

    Snicket, Lemony.

    On the run as suspected murderers, the unlucky Baudelaire orphans find themselves trapped in the Caligari Carnival, where they must masquerade as freaks in order to hide from the evil Count Olaf.

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    Cartwheeling in thunderstorms

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    Cartwheeling in thunderstorms

    Rundell, Katherine.

    "Will must find her way after she's plucked out of a wonderful life in Zimbabwe and forced to go to boarding school in England"--Provided by publisher.

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    Cat burglar black

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    Cat burglar black

    Sala, Richard.

    K. Westree arrives at Bellsong Academy, where she hopes to leave her past as a cat-burglar behind, but she quickly learns that the school contains a hidden treasure left by its founder, and as she resumes her old habits, she starts to question whether she really wants a normal life.

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    Christmas after all

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    Christmas after all : the diary of Minnie Swift

    Lasky, Kathryn.

    In her fictionalized journal, eleven-year-old Minnie Swift recounts how her family dealt with the difficult times during the Depression and how the arrival of an orphan from Texas changed their lives in Indianapolis just before Christmas 1932.

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    Count Karlstein

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    Count Karlstein

    Pullman, Philip, 1946-

    In the mountains of Switzerland the wicked Count Karlstein plots to abandon his two orphaned nieces in a hunting lodge as prey for the Demon Huntsman and his ghostly hounds.

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    Counting by 7s

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    Counting by 7s

    Sloan, Holly Goldberg, 1958- 176.

    Twelve-year-old genius and outsider Willow Chance must figure out how to connect with other people and find a surrogate family for herself after her parents are killed in a car accident.

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    Crandall's castle

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    Crandall's castle

    Wright, Betty Ren.

    Charli's impulsive uncle, Will Crandall, decides to buy the town's abandoned, possibly haunted castle and fix it up as a bed-and-breakfast, but Charli and Sophia, a clairvoyant orphan who has come to stay with the Crandall family, know his plan is somehow dangerous.

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