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Whistle in the Dark

By Susan Hill Long - Published 2013

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Set in the mining town of Leadanna, Missouri in the 1920s, Whistle in the Dark follows the coming of age of Clemson, who, ...Read Review

My Beautiful Hippie

By Janet Nichols Lynch - Published 2013

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Children/Young Adult

Joanne is a sixteen-year-old girl living in San Francisco during the 1967 “Summer of Love.” Amid preparations for her sister’s wedding, worries about ...Read Review

The Incredible Charlotte Sycamore

By Kate Maddison - Published 2013

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AdventureChildren/Young AdultMystery/Crime

In this fun, quirky Victorian steampunk novel, Charlotte Sycamore’s father is the private physician to Queen Victoria – which means Charlotte is expected ...Read Review

Big River’s Daughter

By Bobbi Miller - Published 2013

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AdventureChildren/Young Adult

River Fillian is the daughter of the unofficial Pirate King of the Mississippi River in 1811. River and her father are river rats and ...Read Review

Canary in the Coal Mine

By Madelyn Rosenberg - Published 2013

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Children/Young Adult

Working in a Virginia coal mine is a tough job at any time. But when it’s the Depression era and you’re ...Read Review

Out in Left Field

By Don Lemna - Published 2012

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Children/Young Adult

Poor Donald. After catching a pop-fly with his forehead in the annual summer game against Melody School, he’s lost more than the ...Read Review

The Shadow Collector’s Apprentice

By Amy Gordon - Published 2012

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Children/Young AdultFantasyMystery/Crime

This middle-grade novel is set in early 1960s small town America. Twelve-year-old Cully Pennyacre lives with his Aunt Incandescence, who studies moths, and ...Read Review

Ghosts of the Titanic

By Julie Lawson - Published 2012

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Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

Kevin Messenger is a disappointment. He knows this because his father reminds him of it every day. Kevin is not interested in soccer ...Read Review

The Traitor’s Smile

By Patricia Elliott - Published 2010Published 2011

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AdventureChildren/Young Adult

The Traitor’s Smile is Patricia Elliott’s sequel to The Pale Assassin, featuring the wily and adventurous Eugenie de Boncoeur, who battles ...Read Review

Your Friend in Fashion, Abby Shapiro

By Amy Axelrod - Published 2011

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Children/Young Adult

  Abby’s mother tells her that she needs to use her own money to buy a Barbie doll, so Abby decides to ...Read Review