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After escaping from the Urchin House Orphanage, Milton, age eleven, and his sister Chloe, age eight, settle into the empty house of a candy maker where they encounter a very sinister pumpkin patch.
By David Michael Friend (illustrator) and J. T. Petty

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9781416902744 | Simon & Schuster, November 30, 2006, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: After escaping from the Urchin House Orphanage, Milton, age eleven, and his sister Chloe, age eight, settle into the empty house of a candy maker where they encounter a very sinister pumpkin patch.

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9781416902751 | Aladdin Paperbacks, June 9, 2016, cover price $5.99

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Product Description: With unwavering emotion and masterful storytelling, National Book Award-winning author Kimberly Willis Holt explores themes of loss, family, love, and the importance of finding a place to call home.Stevie's life seems safe and full of love until the day tragedy strikes...read more

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9781627793247 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, March 28, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: With unwavering emotion and masterful storytelling, National Book Award-winning author Kimberly Willis Holt explores themes of loss, family, love, and the importance of finding a place to call home.

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Product Description: Lost & Found by Obert Skye, the thrilling second installment of the Witherwood Reform School series, is an unforgettable story full of dark humor and adventure.Tobias and Charlotte Eggers are not on vacation. Well, I suppose they are on a vacation from everything they once knew...read more
By Keith Thompson (illustrator)

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9781250104113, titled "Lost & Found" | Reprint edition (Square Fish, March 7, 2017), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Lost & Found by Obert Skye, the thrilling second installment of the Witherwood Reform School series, is an unforgettable story full of dark humor and adventure.

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Product Description: Meet the twins who traveled on the orphan train to find their forever home in this middle grade historical fiction novel, part of the Based on a True Story series.Can you imagine becoming an orphan while your parents are still alive? That's what happens to Nettie and Nellie Crook, who are only five years old in 1910 when they are removed from their home in New York...read more

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9781250068354 | Feiwel & Friends, February 16, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Can you imagine being placed in an orphanage while your parents are still alive?

Paperback:

9781250104137 | Reprint edition (Square Fish, February 14, 2017), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Meet the twins who traveled on the orphan train to find their forever home in this middle grade historical fiction novel, part of the Based on a True Story series.

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Product Description: A powerful novel-in-verse about how one teen boy survives the March 2011 tsunami that devastates his coastal Japanese village.   “Successfully captures the raw emotions of loss, grief, and what it means to move forward.” —BuzzFeed   On the day the tsunami strikes, Kai loses nearly everyone and everything he cares about...read more

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9780553534740 | Crown Pub, January 12, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A powerful novel-in-verse about how one teen boy survives the March 2011 tsunami that devastates his coastal Japanese village.

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9780553534771 | Ember, January 17, 2017, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: A powerful novel-in-verse about how one teen boy survives the March 2011 tsunami that devastates his coastal Japanese village.
9780553252675, titled "The Brand-Name Nutrition Counter" | Revised edition (Bantam Books, February 1, 1992), cover price $4.99 | also contains The Brand-Name Nutrition Counter | About this edition: Lists the calorie, protein, carbohydrate, and vitamin content of brand name foods and beverages
9780553252774, titled "The Terminal Generation" | Reissue edition (Bantam Books, March 1, 1983), cover price $3.95 | also contains The Terminal Generation | About this edition: Offers Hope For the Terminal Generation

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9780553534757 | Crown Pub, January 12, 2016, cover price $20.99 | About this edition: A powerful novel-in-verse about how one teen boy survives the March 2011 tsunami that devastates his coastal Japanese village.

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Product Description: A picture book retelling of the beloved classic children's story—a perfect introduction for the youngest readers.   “A key!” cried Mary. “Is it the key to the secret garden?”   This story of a key that leads a lonely girl to a secret garden is a beloved children’s classic...read more
By Brigette Barrager (illustrator)

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9780399552250 | Golden Books, January 10, 2017, cover price $4.99 | About this edition: A picture book retelling of the beloved classic children's story—a perfect introduction for the youngest readers.

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Product Description: FIVE STARRED REVIEWS! #1 BESTSELLER!  "I love this book with my whole heart."--Jennifer Niven "Remarkably gripping and moving."--Emma Donoghue "Triumphant."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review) "Beautiful and brilliant."--Shelf Awareness (starred review) "Emotional, visceral...read more

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9781484763803 | Disney Pr, January 10, 2017, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: FIVE STARRED REVIEWS!

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Product Description: Twelve-year-old Mary Hayes can't stand her orphanage for another night. But when an attempted escape through the stove pipe doesn't go quite as well as she'd hoped, Mary fears she'll be stuck in the Buffalo Asylum for Young Ladies forever...read more
By Kelly Murphy (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781423134992 | Disney Pr, January 5, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: "Award-winning author Katherine Marsh draws from Russian fairytales in The Door by the Staircase.

Paperback:

9781423137856 | Disney Pr, January 3, 2017, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Twelve-year-old Mary Hayes can't stand her orphanage for another night.

A deliciously quirky tale of secrets, magic, and illusions.   Everything is in place: the packed theater, the Amazing Thummel, and, center stage, the magician's mysterious assistant. Some have called her the most beautiful woman in Europe.Then, in a swirl of light, she vanishes!An astounding illusion, but she never reappears. All that remains are a bloodstained white scarf and her daughter, Cisley, who lives in a glass castle and walks her pet lobster each morning by the sea.Enter Cole, a rambunctious boy from town and Cisley's first true friend. Together they hunt for clues to her mother's disappearance. They puzzle over broken mirrors, ever-shifting labyrinths, a closet full of whispering ball gowns, and a fatal quest for a pure black rose.Roderic Townley spins a deliciously spooky tale of one girl's journey to discover what's real and what is simply an illusion.

Hardcover:

9780449816493 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, November 10, 2015, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A deliciously quirky tale of secrets, magic, and illusions.

Paperback:

9780449816523 | Dgs edition (Yearling Books, November 8, 2016), cover price $7.99

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9780449816509 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, November 10, 2015, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: A deliciously quirky tale of secrets, magic, and illusions.

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Product Description: Ten-year-old Goose is lost. It's Christmas, his parents are dead, he's turned to petty thievery to support his increasingly addled Nan, and now his dog Mutt has gone missing.As Goose searches the streets of Manchester on Christmas Eve for any sign of his dog, he encounters a strange man named Anthony, who seems to know an awful lot about everyone he meets but almost nothing at all about himself...read more

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9781623657956 | Quercus, October 6, 2015, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Ten-year-old Goose is lost.
9780857387356 | Gardners Books, October 27, 2011, cover price $15.00

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9781681443706 | Quercus, October 4, 2016, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Ten-year-old Goose is lost.

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Product Description: Willow Chance is a twelve-year-old genius, obsessed with nature and diagnosing medical conditions, who finds it comforting to count by 7s. It has never been easy for her to connect with anyone other than her adoptive parents, but that hasn't kept her from leading a quietly happy life ...read more

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9786077356653 | Oceano De Mexico, October 1, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Willow Chance is a twelve-year-old genius, obsessed with nature and diagnosing medical conditions, who finds it comforting to count by 7s.

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Product Description: Game of Thrones meets Graceling in this action-packed fantasy—the highly anticipated final book in the New York Times bestselling Snow Like Ashes series by Sara Raasch. Perfect for fans of An Ember in the Ashes and A Court of Thorns and Roses...read more

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9780062286987 | Balzer & Bray, September 20, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Game of Thrones meets Graceling in this action-packed fantasy—the highly anticipated final book in the New York Times bestselling Snow Like Ashes series by Sara Raasch.

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9780062562739 | Balzer & Bray, September 20, 2016, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Game of Thrones meets Graceling in this action-packed fantasy—the highly anticipated final book in the New York Times bestselling Snow Like Ashes series by Sara Raasch.

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Product Description: Game of Thrones meets Graceling in this thrilling fantasy, the heart-pounding sequel to New York Times bestseller Snow Like Ashes. This action-packed series is perfect for fans of An Ember in the Ashes and A Court of Thorns and Roses...read more

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9780062286956 | Balzer & Bray, October 13, 2015, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Game of Thrones meets Graceling in this thrilling fantasy filled with shocking twists and heart-pounding action, the highly anticipated sequel to Snow Like Ashes.

Paperback:

9780062286963 | Reprint edition (Balzer & Bray, August 30, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Game of Thrones meets Graceling in this thrilling fantasy, the heart-pounding sequel to New York Times bestseller Snow Like Ashes.
9780062427939 | Balzer & Bray, October 13, 2015, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: It’s been three months since the Winterians were freed and Spring’s king, Angra, disappeared—thanks largely to the help of Cordell.

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9781504645324 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 13, 2015), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: [Young Adult Fiction (Ages 12 - 17)] Game of Thrones meets Graceling in this thrilling fantasy filled with shocking twists and heart-pounding action, the highly anticipated sequel to Snow Like Ashes.

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Product Description: When a teacher asks the children in her class to think about what makes their families special, the answers are all different in many ways — but the same in the one way that matters most of all.One child is worried that her family is just too different to explain, but listens as her classmates talk about what makes their families special...read more
By Qin Leng (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781554987948 | Groundwood Books, September 13, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: When a teacher asks the children in her class to think about what makes their families special, the answers are all different in many ways — but the same in the one way that matters most of all.

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Product Description: A stunning, terrifying novel about a house the color of blood and the two sisters who are trapped there, by The Dead House author Dawn Kurtagich When Silla and Nori arrive at their aunt's home, it's immediately clear that the "blood manor" is cursed...read more

Hardcover:

9780316298704 | Little Brown & Co, September 6, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A stunning, terrifying novel about a house the color of blood and the two sisters who are trapped there, by The Dead House author Dawn Kurtagich When Silla and Nori arrive at their aunt's home, it's immediately clear that the "blood manor" is cursed.

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Product Description: From the #1 bestselling author of Heat, Travel Team and Million-Dollar Throw comes a feel-good basketball tale reminiscent of The Blind Side. Forced to live on his own after his mom dies and her boyfriend abandons him, 12-year-old Jayson does whatever it takes to get by...read more

Hardcover:

9780399256066 | Philomel Books, November 3, 2015, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: From the #1 bestselling author of Heat, Travel Team and Million-Dollar Throw comes a feel-good basketball tale reminiscent of The Blind Side.

Paperback:

9781101997833 | Reprint edition (Puffin, August 23, 2016), cover price $8.99 | also contains Fast Break | About this edition: From the #1 bestselling author of Heat, Travel Team and Million-Dollar Throw comes a feel-good basketball tale reminiscent of The Blind Side.

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Product Description: The new novel from Jill Wolfson - an exciting, fresh voice in middle-grade fiction Whitney has been in so many foster homes that she can give a complete rundown on the most common varieties of foster parents - from the look-on-the-bright-side types to those unfortunate examples of pure evil...read more
By Luci Christian Bell (narrator)

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9781531810153 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, August 16, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: The new novel from Jill Wolfson - an exciting, fresh voice in middle-grade fiction Whitney has been in so many foster homes that she can give a complete rundown on the most common varieties of foster parents - from the look-on-the-bright-side types to those unfortunate examples of pure evil.

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Product Description: From the author of Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy comes the story of a friendship between two girls set in Victorian England, with magical machines, wizards, witches, a mysterious underworld, and a race against time.   Annabel Grey is primed for a proper life as a young lady in Victorian England...read more

Hardcover:

9780553512854 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, August 2, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: From the author of Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy comes the story of a friendship between two girls set in Victorian England, with magical machines, wizards, witches, a mysterious underworld, and a race against time.

CD/Spoken Word:

9780147521033 | Unabridged edition (Listening Library, August 2, 2016), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: From the author of Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy comes the story of a friendship between two girls set in Victorian England, with magical machines, wizards, witches, a mysterious underworld, and a race against time.

Library:

9780553512861 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, August 2, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: From the author of Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy comes the story of a friendship between two girls set in Victorian England, with magical machines, wizards, witches, a mysterious underworld, and a race against time.

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Product Description: An irrepressible ten-year-old must reconcile her fantasies with reality in this beautifully written novel about facing the future.Although eleven-year-old Kobi's parents sailed into a storm at sea five years ago, she knows they are alive...read more

Hardcover:

9780823436576 | Holiday House, July 15, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: An irrepressible ten-year-old must reconcile her fantasies with reality in this beautifully written novel about facing the future.

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Product Description: Available in paperback in a new look!I’m the daughter of murdered parents. I’m the friend of a dead girl. I’m the lover of my enemy. And I will have my revenge.   In the wake of the devastating destruction of the luxury yacht Persephone, just three souls remain to tell its story—and two of them are lying...read more

Hardcover:

9780525426509 | Dutton Childrens Books, May 26, 2015, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: I’m the daughter of murdered parents.
9780391031395, titled "Studies on Gandhi" | Humanities Pr, July 1, 1984, cover price $17.50 | also contains Studies on Gandhi

Paperback:

9780147511607 | Speak, July 12, 2016, cover price $10.99 | About this edition: Available in paperback in a new look!

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9781101915165 | Unabridged edition (Listening Library, May 26, 2015), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: I’m the daughter of murdered parents.

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Product Description: With her mama recently dead and her pa sight unseen since birth, Amelia is suddenly in charge of her younger brother and sister―and of the family gas station. Harley Blevins, local king and emperor of Standard Oil, is in hot pursuit to clinch his fuel monopoly...read more

Hardcover:

9781627793902 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, July 5, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: With her mama recently dead and her pa sight unseen since birth, Amelia is suddenly in charge of her younger brother and sister―and of the family gas station.

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Product Description: Harry Potter has no idea how famous he is. That's because he's being raised by his miserable aunt and uncle who are terrified Harry will learn that he's really a wizard, just as his parents were. But everything changes when Harry is summoned to attend an infamous school for wizards, and he begins to discover some clues about his illustrious birthright...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781524721251 | Unabridged edition (Listening Library, June 21, 2016), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Harry Potter has no idea how famous he is.
9780807281956 | Unabridged edition (Listening Library, September 1, 1999), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Read by Jim Dale8 hours 17 minutes, 7 CDsHarry Potter has no idea how famous he is.

Catch a ferry to the 1904 World's Fair with the orphans of Wanderville! The orphans of Wanderville have decided to never again let themselves be confused by adults offering them shiny red apples and warm beds. They’re going to make their way to California and establish a more permanent spot for Wanderville.But when they’re suddenly left without means of transportation, the orphans must find a new way of getting to their “town.” Enter a dandy motorist with a proposition: If the orphans agree to take a mysterious artifact to the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair on his behalf, they will receive a handsome reward that will allow them to book passage west.The citizens of Wanderville conclude that this is their best bet. What they don’t realize, however, is just how treacherous the journey to the fair will be and how much they will need to sacrifice to finally find themselves a new home.

Hardcover:

9781595148209 | Razorbill, June 16, 2015, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Catch a ferry to the 1904 World's Fair with the orphans of Wanderville!

Paperback:

9781595148216 | Razorbill, June 14, 2016, cover price $7.99

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Product Description: Winner of the Anthony Award for Best Young Adult Mystery NovelWhen Olivia's mother was killed, everyone suspected her father of murder. But his whereabouts remained a mystery. Fast forward fourteen years. New evidence now proves Olivia's father was actually murdered on the same fateful day her mother died...read more

Hardcover:

9781627793322 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, May 3, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Winner of the Anthony Award for Best Young Adult Mystery NovelWhen Olivia's mother was killed, everyone suspected her father of murder.

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Product Description: A long undisturbed bedroom. A startling likeness. A mysterious friend.When twelve-year-old Prince Lev Lvov goes to live with his aunt at Falcon House, he takes his rightful place as heir to the Lvov family estate. Prince Lev dreams of becoming a hero of Russia like his great ancestors...read more

Hardcover:

9780805098457 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, June 14, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: A long undisturbed bedroom.

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