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    Dancing home

    Ada, Alma Flor.

    When Margie's cousin Lupe comes from Mexico to live in California with Margie's family, Lupe must adapt to America, while Margie, who thought it would be fun to have her cousin there, finds that she is embarrassed by her in school and jealous of her at home.

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    Miracle on 49th Street

    Lupica, Mike.

    Twelve-year-old Molly is surprised to learn from her dying mother that Josh Cameron, a star player with the Boston Celtics and media darling, is her father, and once she gets to know him, Molly comes to realize why her mom kept his identity a secret for so long.

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    Hold fast

    Balliett, Blue, 1955-

    On a cold winter day in Chicago, Early's father disappeared, and now she, her mother and her brother have been forced to flee their apartment and join the ranks of the homeless--and it is up to Early to hold her family together and solve the mystery surrounding her father.

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    Hugging the rock

    Brown, Susan Taylor, 1958-

    Through a series of poems, Rachel expresses her feelings about her parents' divorce, living without her mother, and her changing attitude towards her father.

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    Hurricane Child

    Callender, Kacen.

    Born on Water Island in the Virgin Islands during a hurricane, which is considered bad luck, twelve-year-old Caroline falls in love with another girl--and together they set out in a hurricane to find Caroline's missing mother.

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    Julia's kitchen

    Ferber, Brenda A.

    When her mother and younger sister are killed in a house fire, eleven-year-old Cara struggles to find a way to deal with her emotions and to reach out to her grieving father.

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    Sweeping up the heart

    Henkes, Kevin.

    "After an eventful spring break, seventh-grader Amelia Albright's life changes forever"--Provided by publisher.

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    Just Juice

    Hesse, Karen.

    Realizing that her father's lack of work has endangered her family, nine-year-old Juice decides that she must return to school and learn to read in order to help their chances of surviving and keeping their house.

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    The giant-slayer

    Lawrence, Iain, 1955-

    When her eight-year-old neighbor is stricken with polio in 1955, eleven-year-old Laurie discovers that there is power in her imagination as she weaves a story during her visits with him and other patients confined to iron lung machines.

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    Miracle on 49th Street

    Lupica, Mike.

    After her mother's death, twelve-year-old Molly learns that her father is a basketball star for the Boston Celtics.

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    The forbidden fortress

    Peterfreund, Diana.

    Gillian Seagret and her friends, while speaking at Guideant Technology after their adventure in finding Omega City, uncover evidence that the Shepherds, a mysterious orgainization that will stop at nothing to keep Dr. Underberg, and Omega City, a secret, have a secret base and it is up to Gillian to expose them before it is too late.

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    Omega City

    Peterfreund, Diana.

    To save her father's reputation, Gillian Seagret must explore Omega City, a vast doomsday bunker deep inside the Earth.

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    REE

    The wedding : an encounter with Jan van Eyck

    Rees, Elizabeth M.

    In 1433, fourteen-year-old Giovanna Cenami falls in love with a mysterious stranger employed by Flemish painter Jan van Eyck, but when she defies her father, refuses to marry a wealthy family friend, and elopes with her love, herreputation, her family's honor, and her very life are at stake.

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    Dream on, Amber

    Shevah, Emma.

    Amber's Japanese father left when she was little, and her sister Bella was just a baby, so now she fills in the frustrating gap in her life with imagined conversations, and writes letters to Bella that seem to come from their father.

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    Candyfloss

    Wilson, Jacqueline.

    When her mother plans to move to Australia with her new husband and baby, Floss must decide whether her loyalties lie with her mother or her father, while at the same time, her best friend begins to make fun of her and reject her.

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    Dear Papa

    Ylvisaker, Anne.

    In September of 1943, one year after her father's death, nine-year-old Isabelle begins writing him letters, which are interspersed with letters to other members of her family, relating important events in her life and how she feels about them.

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    Daddy goes to work

    Asim, Jabari, 1962-

    A young girl goes with her father to his office and helps him with his busy work day.

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    Two white rabbits

    Buitrago, Jairo.

    "The little girl in this story is traveling with her father, but doesn't know where they are going. She counts the animals by the road, the clouds in the sky, the stars. Sometimes she sees soldiers. Sometimes they are forced to stop because her father has to earn more money before they can continue their journey"--Publisher.

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    Lucy

    Cecil, Randy.

    "Lucy is a small dog without a home. She had one once, but she remembers it only in her dreams. Eleanor is a little girl who looks forward to feeding the stray dog that appears faithfully beneath her window each day. Eleanor's father is a juggler with stage fright. The overlapping stories of three ... characters, offering a slightly different perspective each time"--Amazon.com.

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    Buttons

    Cole, Brock.

    When their father eats so much that he pops the buttons off his britches, each of his three daughters tries a different plan to find replacements.

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    A Christmas tree for Pyn

    Dunrea, Olivier.

    Little Pyn finally persuades her gruff father to find the perfect Christmas tree in the snowy forest and, after bringing it home, decorates it with him.

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    My side of the car

    Feiffer, Kate.

    Sadie and her father have been planning a trip to the zoo for a long time but something always gets in the way, so when they finally start out and her father sees some raindrops, Sadie insists there is no rain on her side of the car.

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    Amber waiting

    Gregory, Nan.

    As Amber waits for her father to pick her up from kindergarten, she dreams up a world in which she makes her father wait for her.

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    Faraway home

    Kurtz, Jane.

    Desta's father, who needs to return briefly to his Ethiopian homeland, describes what it was like for him to grow up there.

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    A tale of two daddies

    Oelschlager, Vanita.

    A young girl answers her friend's questions about the different things her two dads do for her.

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    My papi has a motorcycle

    Quintero, Isabel.

    "When Daisy Ramona zooms around her neighborhood with her papi on his motorcycle, she sees the people and places she's always known. She also sees a community that is rapidly changing around her"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Interrupting chicken

    Stein, David Ezra.

    Little Red Chicken wants Papa to read her a bedtime story, but interrupts him almost as soon as he begins each tale.

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    Interrupting chicken and the elephant of surprise

    Stein, David Ezra.

    "When Little Red Chicken comes home excited about what she learned in school, she explains to Papa that every story has 'an elephant of surprise'"--OCLC.

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    To kill a mockingbird

    A girl growing up in a small southern town must face bigotry and hatred when her lawyer father defends an African-American man accused of raping a white woman.

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