Friday, October 09, 2009
The True Gift A Christmas Story by Patricia MacLachlan -While spending Christmas at their grandparents' farm, Lily becomes convinced that her younger brother Liam is right about White Cow being lonely and helps him seek a companion for her, leaving little time for Christmas preparations or reading.
The Magical Ms. Plum by Bonny Becker - he students in Ms Plum's third grade class soon learn that there is something very special about their teacher and her classroom's mysterious supply closet.
Sea of the Dead by Julia Durango- When thirteen-year-old Kehl, fifth son of the Warrior Prince Amatec, is kidnapped by the Fallen King and forced to map the entire Carillon Empire, he also discovers a secret about his own past.
The Lost Conspiracy by Frances Hardinge - When a lie is exposed and their tribe turns against them, Hathin must find a way to save her sister Arilou--once considered the tribe's oracle--and herself.
Wild Card by Tiki and Ronde Barber -
Through the course of a difficult season, Ronde learns that his coach is right about football being a mental game, as he tries to fill in as kicker while he and his identical twin, Tiki, help Adam improve his grades.
Syren by Angie Sage - Wolf Boy is sent on a Task by Aunt Zelda, while Septimus and the dragon, Spit Fyre, fly off to bring their friends home, but they all wind up on an island whose secrets are as dangerous as its inhabitants.
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