Carling, Amelia Lau. Sawdust Carpets. A Groundwood Book, 2005.
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A lovely story of the celebration of Holy Week in Antigua as experienced by a young girl and her Buddhist family.
Carmi, Daniella. Samir and Yonatan. Arthur A. Levine Books, 2000.
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Experience Israeli life through the eyes of a Palestinian boy. Winner of the 2001 Batchelder award (an award given to the best books from around the world that were originally published in a language other than English.)
Cassidy, Cathy. Dizzy. Viking, 2004.
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What will Dizzy get for her twelfth birthday?! Hint: It is a surprise!
Cohn, Rachel. Two Steps Forward. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2006.
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Find out what happens when a bunch of stepsiblings, some from the States, some from Australia, meet in Los Angeles for one wacky summer.
Colfer, Eoin. The Legend of Spud Murphy. Miramax Books, 2004.
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Illustrations by Glenn McCoy
Is Spud Murpghy truly the meanest librarian around?! Find out in this fun summer read.
Comino, Sandra. The Little Blue House. Groundwood Books, 2003.
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A very special story about a mysterious house in Argentina.
Delacre, Lulu. Salsa Stories. Scholastic Press, 2000.
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Complete with recipes, discover the stories and charm of Carmen Teresa and her family.
Dhami, Narinder. Bindi Babes. Delacorte Press, 2004.
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The first in the "Babes" trilogy wherein Amber, Jazz and Geena must deal with the prospect of being unfabulous!
Halpern, Sue. Introducing...Sasha Abramowitz. Frances Foster Books, 2005.
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Meet an aspiring pastry chef and her three legged dog, Tripod, in this debut novel for juvenile readers!
Hirsch, Odo. Something's Fishy, Hazel Green. Bloomsbury Children's Books, 2000.
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Help Hazel solve the mystery of the missing lobsters!
Hobbs, Will. Jackie's Wild Seattle. HarperCollins Publishers, 2003.
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Jackie and her little brother are in for an exciting summer in Seattle!
Hogg, Gary. Beautiful Buehla and the Zany Zoo Makeover. Katherine Tegen Books, 2006.
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Illustrated by Victoria Chess
Should hippos and gorillas really wear lipstick? Find out in this funny title.
Lester, Alison. The Snow Pony. Walter Lorraine Books/Houghton Mifflin Company, 2003.
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Discover the bond between young girl and her horse in this adventurous tale.
Levine, Anna. Running on Eggs. Front Street/Cricket Books, 2004.
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Can Karen and Yasmine sustain their friendship in the midst of so much turmoil? Find out in this story which reflects the difficult living circumstances in the Middle East.
Lowry, Lois. Gossamer. Walter Lorraine/Houghton Mifflin Company, 2006.
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Explore the dreams and realities of two people in this title.
Machado, Ana Maria. From Another World. A Groundwood Book, 2005.
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Four children discover a ghost with a very important story to tell in this title.
Machado, Ana Maria. Me in the Middle. A Groundwood Book, 2002.
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Pictures by Caroline Merola
Can Isabel deal with all the voices in her head?!
Nesbit, E. Five Children and It. Puffin, reissue 2004 (originally 1902.)
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The titular children discover a special kind of fairy that grants wishes in this classic novel.
Nesbit, E. The Story of the Treasure Seekers. Puffin, reissue 1994 (originally 1899.)
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Join the adventursome Bastable children in this classic title.
Tolan, Stephanie S. Listen! HarperCollins Publishers, 2006.
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Charley is forced to deal with all of the traumas she has been through, but she has the help of a "wild spirit."
Williams, Dar. Amalee. Scholastic Press, 2004.
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Discover the transitions one young girl faces in this debut novel from a popular folk singer and songwriter.
Williams, Mary. Brothers In Hope: The Story of the Lost Boys of Sudan. Lee & Low Books, 2005.
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Illustrations by R. Gregory Christie
Learn about these special individuals in this story, a winner of the Coretta Scott King Award Honor Book.