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Paideia School

Pennsylvania Young Readers' Choice Award, 6-8

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    Chains : seeds of America

    Anderson, Laurie Halse.

    After being sold to a cruel couple in New York City, a slave named Isabel spies for the rebels during the Revolutionary War.

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    Chains : seeds of America

    Anderson, Laurie Halse.

    After being sold to a cruel couple in New York City, a slave named Isabel spies for the rebels during the Revolutionary War.

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    The seer of shadows

    Avi, 1937-

    Photographer Horace Carpetine is commissioned to do a portrait for society matron Mrs. Frederick Von Macht; however, the photos evoke both the image and the ghost of the Von Macht's dead daughter, Eleanora, who has returned to seek vengence on those who killed her.

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    Escape! : the story of the great Houdini

    Fleischman, Sid, 1920-2010.

    Profiling his early years, personal life, and great accomplishments in show business, the story of magician Harry Houdini comes to life through a review of his greatest tricks and most amazing feats.

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    Found / The Missing Series / #1

    Haddix, Margaret Peterson.

    When thirteen-year-olds Jonah and Chip, who are both adopted, learn they were discovered on a plane that appeared out of nowhere, full of babies with no adults on board, they realize that they have uncovered a mystery involving time travel and two opposing forces, each trying to repair the fabric of time.

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    We are the ship : the story of Negro League baseball

    Nelson, Kadir.

    Explores the history of Negro League baseball teams, discussing owners, players, hardships, wins, and losses; and including illustrations.

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    Six innings : a game in the life

    Preller, James.

    Earl Grubb's Pool Supplies plays Northeast Gas & Electric in the Little League championship game, while Sam, who has cancer and is in a wheelchair, has to call the play-by-play instead of participating in the game.

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    Beowulf : a hero's tale retold

    Rumford, James, 1948-

    A simplified and illustrated retelling of the exploits of the Anglo-Saxon warrior, Beowulf, and how he came to defeat the monster Grendel, Grendel's mother, and a dragon that threatened the kingdom.

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    Alcatraz versus the evil Librarians / #1

    Sanderson, Brandon.

    On his thirteenth birthday, foster child Alcatraz Smedry receives a bag of sand which is immediately stolen by the evil Librarians who are trying to take over the world, and Alcatraz is introduced to his grandfather and his own special talent, and told that he must use it to save civilization.

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    Knucklehead : tall tales & mostly true stories about growing up Scieszka

    Scieszka, Jon.

    Presents a memoir of what it was like to grow up in the 1950s and other almost true stories by American children's author Jon Scieszka.

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    Into the volcano : a graphic novel

    Wood, Don, 1945-

    While their parents are away doing research, brothers Duffy and Sumo Pugg go with their cousin, Mister Come-and-Go, to Kokalaha Island, where they meet Aunt Lulu and become trapped in an erupting volcano.

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    2009

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    Blood on the river : James Town 1607

    Carbone, Elisa Lynn.

    Traveling to the New World in 1606 as the page to Captain John Smith, twelve-year-old orphan Samuel Collier settles in the new colony of James Town, where he must quickly learn to distinguish between friend and foe.

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    Deep and dark and dangerous : a ghost story

    Hahn, Mary Downing.

    When thirteen-year-old Ali spends the summer with her aunt and cousin at the family's vacation home, she stumbles upon a secret that her mother and aunt have been hiding for over thirty years.

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    Lupica, Mike.

    Pitching prodigy Michael Arroyo is on the run from social services after being banned from playing Little League baseball because rival coaches doubt he is only twelve years old and he has no parents to offer them proof.

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    Lupica, Mike.

    Pitching prodigy Michael Arroyo is on the run from social services after being banned from playing Little League baseball because rival coaches doubt he is only twelve years old and he has no parents to offer them proof.

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    House of the red fish

    Salisbury, Graham.

    Over a year after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor and the arrest of Tomi's father and grandfather, Tomi and his friends, battling anti-Japanese-American sentiment in Hawaii, try to find a way to salvage his father's sunken fishing boat.

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    Under the persimmon tree

    Staples, Suzanne Fisher.

    During the 2001 Afghan War, the lives of Najmal, a young refugee from Kunduz, Afghanistan, and Nusrat, an American-Muslim teacher who is awaiting her huband's return from Mazar-i-Sharif, intersect at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan.

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    The mysterious Benedict Society - Audio #1

    Stewart, Trenton Lee.

    After passing a series of mind-bending tests, four children are selected for a secret mission that requires them to go undercover at the Learning Institute for the Very Enlightened, where the only rule is that there are no rules.

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    The mysterious Benedict Society #1

    Stewart, Trenton Lee.

    After passing a series of mind-bending tests, four children are selected for a secret mission that requires them to go undercover at the Learning Institute for the Very Enlightened, where the only rule is that there are no rules.

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    2008

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    The lightning thief - Audio #1

    Riordan, Rick.

    Percy, expelled from six schools for being unable to control his temper, learns the truth from his mother that his father is the Greek god Poseidon, and is sent to Camp Half Blood, a special camp to prepare him to stop a war among the gods.

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    The Lightning Thief / Percy Jackson and The Olympians - #1

    Riordan, Rick.

    Percy, expelled from six schools for being unable to control his temper, learns the truth from his mother that his father is the Greek god Poseidon, and is sent to Camp Half Blood where he is befriended by a satyr and the demigod daughter of Athena who join him in a journey to the Underworld to retrieve Zeus's lightning bolt and prevent a catastrophic war.

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    Peter & the shadow thieves / #2

    Barry, Dave.

    Realizing that Molly and the other Starcatchers are in danger when the sinister being Lord Ombra visits the island and seems to control people through their shadows, Peter and Tinker Bell travel to England to help save the stardust.

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    The Penderwicks [a summer tale of four sisters, two rabbits, and a very interesting boy]

    Birdsall, Jeanne.

    While vacationing with their widowed father in the Berkshire Mountains, four lovable sisters, ages four through twelve, share adventures with a local boy, much to the dismay of his snobbish mother.

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    The Penderwicks : a summer tale of four sisters, two rabbits, and a very interesting boy / #1

    Birdsall, Jeanne.

    While vacationing with their widowed father in the Berkshire Mountains, four lovable sisters, ages four through twelve, share adventures with a local boy, much to the dismay of his snobbish mother.

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    Bridge to America

    Glaser, Linda.

    Eight-year-old Fivel narrates the story of his family's Atlantic Ocean crossing to reunite with their father in the United States, from its desperate beginning in a shtetl in Poland in 1920 to his stirrings of identity as an American boy.

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    The outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place

    Konigsburg, E. L.

    Upon leaving an oppressive summer camp, twelve-year-old Margaret Rose Kane spearheads a campaign to preserve three unique towers her grand uncles have been building in their back yard for over forty years.

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    Gossamer

    Lowry, Lois.

    While learning to bestow dreams, a young dream giver tries to save an eight-year-old boy from the effects of both his abusive past and the nightmares inflicted on him by the frightening Sinisteeds.

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    Gossamer

    Lowry, Lois.

    While learning to bestow dreams, a young dream giver tries to save an eight-year-old boy from the effects of both his abusive past and the nightmares inflicted on him by the frightening Sinisteeds.

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    Travel team

    Lupica, Mike.

    After he is cut from his travel basketball team--the same team that his father once led to national prominence--for being too small, twelve-year-old Danny Walker forms his own team of castoffs that might have a shot at victory.

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    Travel team

    Lupica, Mike.

    After he is cut from his travel basketball team--the very same team that his father once led to national prominence--twelve-year-old Danny Walker forms his own team of cast-offs that might have a shot at victory.

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    Skybreaker

    Oppel, Kenneth.

    Matt Cruse, a student at the Airship Academy, and Kate de Vries, a young heiress, team up with a gypsy and a daring captain, to find a long-lost airship, rumored to carry a treasure beyond imagination.

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    Stanford Wong flunks big-time

    Yee, Lisa.

    After flunking sixth-grade English, basketball prodigy Stanford Wong must struggle to pass his summer-school class, keep his failure a secret from his friends, and satisfy his academically demanding father.

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    2007

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    Peter and the Starcatchers / #1

    Barry, Dave.

    Peter, an orphan boy, and his friend Molly fight off thieves and pirates in order to keep the secret safe away from the diabolical Black Stache and his evil associate Mister Grin.

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    Peter and the Starcatchers

    Barry, Dave.

    Peter, an orphan boy, and his friend Molly, fight off thieves and pirates in order to keep a safe full of magical "starstuff" away from the diabolical Black Stache and his evil associate Mister Grin.

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    Al Capone does my shirts

    Choldenko, Gennifer, 1957-

    A twelve-year-old boy named Moose moves to Alcatraz Island in 1935 when guards' families were housed there, and has to contend with his extraordinary new environment in addition to life with his autistic sister.

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    The house on the gulf

    Haddix, Margaret Peterson.

    A sixteen-year-old boy arranges a housesitting job for the summer, but he starts acting strangely after his family moves in, and his sister begins to suspect they are not supposed to be there.

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    Flush

    Hiaasen, Carl.

    With their father jailed for sinking a river boat, Noah Underwood and his younger sister, Abbey, must gather evidence that the owner of this floating casino is emptying his bilge tanks into the protected waters around their Florida Keys home.

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    Flush

    Hiaasen, Carl.

    With their father jailed for sinking a river boat, Noah Underwood and his younger sister, Abbey, must gather evidence that the owner of this floating casino is emptying his bilge tanks into the protected waters around their Florida Keys home.

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    Chasing the Falconers / #1

    Korman, Gordon.

    Aiden and Meg Falconer must escape from a juvenile detention center in order to prove their parents innocent of charges which would put them in jail for life.

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    Airborn

    Oppel, Kenneth.

    Matt, a young cabin boy aboard an airship, and Kate, a wealthy young girl traveling with her chaperone, team up to search for the existence of mysterious winged creatures reportedly living hundreds of feet above the Earth's surface.

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    Becoming Naomi Leon

    Ryan, Pam Muñoz.

    When Naomi's absent mother resurfaces to claim her, Naomi runs away to Mexico with her great-grandmother and younger brother in search of her father.

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    2006

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    Gregor the Overlander/ #1

    Collins, Suzanne.

    When eleven-year-old Gregor and his two-year-old sister are pulled into a strange underground world, they trigger an epic battle involving men, bats, rats, cockroaches, and spiders while on a quest foretold by ancient prophecy.

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    Gregor the Overlander / #1

    Collins, Suzanne.

    When eleven-year-old Gregor and his two-year-old sister are pulled into a strange underground world, they trigger an epic battle involving humans, bats, rats, cockroaches, and spiders while on a quest foretold by ancient prophecy.

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    2005

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    Eragon / #1

    Paolini, Christopher.

    In Aagaesia, a fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves, and monsters.

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    Eragon / #1

    Paolini, Christopher.

    In Aagaesia, a fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves, and monsters.

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    Eragon / #1

    Paolini, Christopher.

    In Aagaesia, a fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves, and monsters.

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    Eragon / #1

    Paolini, Christopher.

    In Aagaesia, a fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves, and monsters.

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    2004

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    Hoot

    Hiaasen, Carl.

    Roy, who is new to his small Florida community, becomes involved in another boy's attempt to save a colony of burrowing owls from a proposed construction site.

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    Hoot

    Hiaasen, Carl.

    Roy, who is new to his small Florida community, becomes involved in another boy's attempt to save a colony of burrowing owls from a proposed construction site.

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    Hoot

    Hiaasen, Carl.

    Roy, who is new to his small Florida community, becomes involved in another boy's attempt to save a colony of burrowing owls from a proposed construction site.

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    2003

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    The two princesses of Bamarre

    Levine, Gail Carson.

    With her adventurous sister, Meryl, suffering from the Grey death, meek and timid Princess Addie sets out to find a cure.

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    2002

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    Among the Hidden / #1

    Haddix, Margaret Peterson.

    In a future where the Population Police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Luke has lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his family's farm, until another "third" convinces him that the government is wrong.

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    Among the Hidden / The Shadow Children Series / #1

    Haddix, Margaret Peterson.

    In a future where the Population Police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Luke has lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his family's farm, until another "third" convinces him that the government is wrong.

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    2001

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    Bud, not Buddy

    Curtis, Christopher Paul.

    Ten-year-old Bud, a motherless boy living in Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression, escapes a bad foster home and sets out in search of the man he believes to be his father--the renowned bandleader, H.E. Calloway of Grand Rapids.

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    Bud, not Buddy

    Curtis, Christopher Paul.

    Ten-year-old Bud, a motherless boy living in Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression, escapes a bad foster home and sets out in search of the man he believes to be his father--the renowned bandleader H. E. Calloway of Grand Rapids.

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    2000

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    Holes

    Sachar, Louis.

    AS further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself.

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    1999

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    Crash

    Spinelli, Jerry.

    Seventh-grader John "Crash" Coogan has always been comfortable with his tough, aggressive behavior, until his relationship with an unusual Quaker boy and his grandfather's stroke make him consider the meaning of friendship and the importance of family.

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    1998

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    Spying on Miss MŸller

    Bunting, Eve, 1928-

    At Alveara boarding school in Belfast at the start of World War II, thirteen-year-old Jessie must deal with her suspicions about a teacher whose father was German and with her worries about her own father's drinking problem.

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    1997

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    Heart of a champion : a novel

    Deuker, Carl.

    Seth faces a strain on his friendship with Jimmy, who is both a baseball champion and something of an irresponsible fool, when Jimmy is kicked off the team.

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    2010

    Curse of the wendigo

    Welvaert, Scott R.

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Notes from the midnight driver

    Sonnenblick, Jordan

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Diamonds in the Shadow

    Cooney, Caroline B.

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Dragon's keep

    Carey, Janet Lee

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Schooled

    Korman, Gordon

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    2009

    Drums, girls, & dangerous pie

    Sonnenblick, Jordan

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Winner

    Death mountain

    Shahan, Sherry

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Tales of the cryptids mysterious creatures that may or may not exist

    Halls, Kelly Milner

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life

    Mass, Wendy

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Truesight

    Stahler, David Jr.

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    So B. It

    Weeks, Sarah

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    The Lighthouse Land (The Lighthouse Trilogy)

    McKinty, Adrian

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    2008

    The dragons of Spratt, Ohio

    Zinnen, Linda

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    What I call life

    Wolfson, Jill

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Now you see it--

    Vande Velde, Vivian

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Heroes don't run

    Mazer, Harry

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Worth

    LaFaye, A.

    Not Owned by Library

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    Double identity

    Haddix, Margaret Peterson

    Not Owned by Library

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    2007

    Sammy Keyes and the psycho Kitty Queen

    Van Draanen Wendelin

    Not Owned by Library

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    Ice drift

    Taylor, Theodore

    Not Owned by Library

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    Swimming upstream : middle school poems

    O'Connell George, kristine

    Not Owned by Library

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    A dangerous engine : Benjamin Franklin, from scientist to diplomat

    Dash, Joan

    Not Owned by Library

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    Blue wolf

    Creedon, Catherine

    Not Owned by Library

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    The sisters Grimm, book one : the fairy-tale detectives

    Buckley, Michael

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    The young man and the sea

    Philbrick, W.R.

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    Place: Nominee

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