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Oh Susannah

by Pallas Gates McCorquodale

This book addresses relevant childhood concerns in a thoughtful and sensitive manner while maintaining a sense of fun. Sleepovers can be fun, exciting, and anticipated with delight … unless your name is Susannah and you are fairly... Read More

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Uncertain Summer

by Catherine Thureson

In this entertaining book, each child has their own highly relatable reason for wanting to find Bigfoot. Jessica Lee Anderson’s "Uncertain Summer" is a fun juvenile adventure full of great lessons. Everdil Jackson knows that her family... Read More

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Ludlow Lost

by Catherine Thureson

Ludlow is a bright young man who, on his eleventh birthday, is kidnapped by a fairy. He is taken aboard a ship called the Anathema, which is captained by a screaming banshee named Morag and crewed by smelly, and very forgetful, goblins.... Read More

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Rise of the Jumbies

by Catherine Thureson

Based on the myths of West Africa and the Caribbean, Tracey Baptiste’s "Rise of the Jumbies" is an engaging story full of danger and discovery. When children begin to disappear from their island home in the Caribbean, Corrine’s... Read More

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