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    Water for elephants [a novel]

    Gruen, Sara.

    Two star-crossed lovers share a mutual passion for a circus elephant named Rosie in this absorbing story. Loosely based on true events, this atmospheric, exquisitely written tale captures the world of the traveling circus and the Great Depression.

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    Agua para elefantes

    Gruen, Sara.

    Ninety-something-year-old Jacob Jankowski remembers his time in the circus as a young man during the Great Depression, and his friendship with Marlena, the star of the equestrian act, and Rosie, the elephant, who gave them hope.

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    The mermaid

    Henry, Christina, 1974- author.

    "Once there was a mermaid called Amelia who could never be content in the sea, a mermaid who longed to know all the world and all its wonders, and so she came to live on land. Once there was a man called P. T. Barnum, a man who longed to make his fortune by selling the wondrous and miraculous, and there is nothing more miraculous than a real mermaid. Amelia agrees to play the mermaid for Barnum and walk among men in their world, believing she can leave anytime she likes. But Barnum has never given up a money-making scheme in his life, and he's determined to hold on to his mermaid"--Amazon.com.

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    Tiger's curse

    Houck, Colleen.

    Seventeen-year-old Oregon teenager Kelsey forms a bond with a circus tiger who is actually one of two brothers, Indian princes Ren and Kishan, who were cursed to live as tigers for eternity, and she travels with him to India where the tiger's curse may be broken once and for all.

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    Ghost boy

    Lawrence, Iain, 1955-

    Unhappy in a home seemingly devoid of love, a fourteen-year-old albino boy who thinks of himself as Harold the Ghost runs away to join the circus, where he works with the elephants and searches for a sense of who he is.

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    The night circus : a novel

    Morgenstern, Erin.

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    Polo and the magician!

    Faller, Régis.

    Reading at home on a rainy night, Polo the dog is washed out to sea in his armchair and soon finds himself part of a magician's circus act. Told through wordless illustrations.

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    The kite rider

    McCaughrean, Geraldine.

    In thirteenth-century China, after trying to save his widowed mother from a horrendous second marriage, twelve-year-old Haoyou has life-changing adventures when he takes to the sky as a circus kite rider and ends up meeting the great Mongol ruler Kublai Khan.

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    Lion boy : the chase : the second book in a trilogy

    Corder, Zizou.

    After saving the lions from their evil trainer, Charlie, a boy with the ability to speak the language of cats, goes to Venice to search for his parents and solve the mystery of their kidnapping with help from Bulgarian King Boris.

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    Lion boy : the first book in a trilogy

    Corder, Zizou.

    In the near future, a boy with the ability to speak the language of cats sets out from London to seek his kidnapped parents and finds himself on a Paris-bound circus ship learning to train lions.

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    The ringmaster's secret

    Keene, Carolyn.

    Nancy Drew joins the circus in order to investigate the mystery surrounding a gold charm bracelet and a young orphaned aerialist.

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    Chained

    Kelly, Lynne, 1969-

    To work off a family debt, ten-year-old Hastin leaves his desert village in India to work as a circus elephant keeper, but many challenges await him, including trying to keep Nandita, a sweet elephant, safe from the cruel circus owner.

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    The fall of the Amazing Zalindas

    Mack, Tracy.

    The ragamuffin boys known as the Baker Street Irregulars help Sherlock Holmes solve the mysterious deaths of a family of circus tightrope walkers.

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    The kite rider : a novel

    McCaughrean, Geraldine.

    In thirteenth-century China, after trying to save his widowed mother from a horrendous second marriage, twelve-year-old Haoyou has life-changing adventures when he takes to the sky as a circus kite rider and ends up meeting the great Mongol ruler Kublai Khan.

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    When the circus came to town

    Yep, Laurence.

    An Asian cook and a Chinese New Year celebration help a ten-year-old girl at a Montana stage coach station to regain her confidence after smallpox scars her face.

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    Circus girl

    Bogacki, Tomasz.

    When a new girl comes to school while the circus is in town, she helps two classmates become friends.

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    Where's Pup?

    Dodds, Dayle Ann.

    A circus clown's search for his partner leads him to the top of an acrobatic pyramid, found by unfolding the book's final page.

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    Olivia saves the circus

    Falconer, Ian.

    At school, Olivia tells about her summer vacation and how, when she went to the circus and all the performers were out sick, she saved the day, becoming Olivia the Tattooed Lady, Olivia the Lion Tamer, The Amazing Flying Olivia, and more.

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    Sidewalk circus

    Fleischman, Paul.

    A young girl watches as the activities across the street from her bus stop become a circus.

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    Dimity Dumpty : the story of Humpty's little sister

    Graham, Bob, 1942-

    Humpty Dumpty's little sister is too shy to be part of her family's circus act, but she finds courage when her brother needs her help.

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    Barkley

    Hoff, Syd, 1912-

    When he gets too old to perform his act in the circus, Barkley tries to find something else to do.

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    Julius

    Hoff, Syd.

    A gorilla becomes a star attraction at the circus and frightens away his audience.

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    Pippi goes to the circus

    Lindgren, Astrid, 1907-

    Pippi and her friends, Tommy and Annika, attend the circus where Pippi walks the tightrope and wrestles with the "World's Strongest Man."

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    Emeline at the circus

    Priceman, Marjorie.

    While her teacher Miss Splinter is lecturing her second-grade class about the exotic animals, clowns, and other performers they are watching at the circus, Emeline accidentally becomes part of the show.

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    Ahmed and the feather girl

    Ray, Jane.

    Ahmed, a poor orphan who lives with a traveling circus and works for the cruel Madame Saleem, finds an egg in the forest that hatches into a little girl called Aurelia who sprouts wings as she grows, and when she is put in a cage on display at the circus, Ahmed knows he must free her, bringing down Saleem's wrath on himself.

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    Morris and Boris at the circus

    Wiseman, Bernard.

    Morris and Boris go to the circus as spectators and end up being part of the action.

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    Deep in the jungle

    Yaccarino, Dan.

    After being tricked into joining the circus, an arrogant lion escapes and returns to the jungle where he lives peacefully with the animals he used to terrorize.

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