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Still There, Clare

by Linda Cooley

Soon-to-be thirteen-year-olds Clare and Elsa are inseparable, even though Clare is a T-shirted blue-jeans-wearer and Elsa is always impeccably clad in the latest fashion. Unlike Clare who sometimes is sarcastic and timid, Elsa is witty,... Read More

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Ghost Train

by Linda Cooley

In 1926, avalanches were a constant threat to the Great Northern Railroad in Scenic, Washington. The railroad company decided to build an eight-mile tunnel that would make snow slides less of a hazard through this area, so recruits and... Read More

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Picture Perfect

by Linda Cooley

Perfectionism, greed, child abuse, and deception are sad realities of modern America. Teens who know these realities seek ways of escape. Fifteen-year-old Ian and his only friend, Teddy, seek to take the perfect photo of a California... Read More

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Hannah Stands Tall

by Linda Cooley

Hannah is fourteen years old in 1866, living in the Utah territory. The story begins shortly after her mother and sister have died of diphtheria, and Hannah has assumed the home duties and primary care of her four younger siblings.... Read More

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George Johnson's War

by Linda Cooley

George Johnson was six years old in 1773. His father, Sir William Johnson, was the Superintendent of the Northern Department of Indian Affairs; his mother was Molly Brant, stepdaughter of a Mohawk chief. George’s carefree world fell... Read More

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Wolf on the Fold

by Linda Cooley

The year is 1935, it is mid-winter, the country is in a deep economic depression, and fourteen-year-old Kenny’s father has died, leaving him responsible for his mother and four siblings. Getting a job seems nearly impossible for a boy... Read More

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