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    They never came back

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    They never came back

    Cooney, Caroline B.

    When fifteen-year-old Cathy decides to carpool from Norwalk to tony Greenwich, Connecticut, to study Latin in summer school, she does not expect the shocking events that occured five years earlier to suddenly come flooding back into her relatively settled life.

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    The maze

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    The maze

    Hobbs, Will.

    Rick, a fourteen-year-old foster child, escapes from a juvenile detention facility near Las Vegas and travels to Canyonlands National Park in Utah where he meets a bird biologist working on a project to reintroduce condors to the wild.

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    Raven's gate

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    Raven's gate

    Horowitz, Anthony, 1955-

    Sent to live in a foster home in a remote Yorkshire village, Matt, a troubled fourteen-year-old English boy, uncovers an evil plot involving witchcraft and the site of an ancient stone circle.

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    Adam and Eve and Pinch-me

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    Adam and Eve and Pinch-me

    Johnston, Julie.

    Fifteen-year-old Sara Moone, abandoned at birth and shunted from one foster home to another, finds that she cannot remain aloof from her latest family.

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    Hot girl

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    Hot girl

    Jordan, Dream.

    Kate, a fourteen-year-old Brooklyn girl and former gang member, risks losing her first good foster family when she adopts the risqué ways of her flirtatious new friend, Naleejah.

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    The door of no return

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    The door of no return

    Mussi, Sarah.

    Sixteen-year-old Zac never believed his grandfather's tales about their enslaved ancestors being descended from an African king, but when his grandfather is murdered and the villains come after Zac, he sets out for Ghana to find King Baktu's long-lost treasure before the murderers do.

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    The great Gilly Hopkins

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    The great Gilly Hopkins

    Paterson, Katherine.

    An eleven-year-old foster child tries to cope with her longings and fears as she schemes against everyone who tries to be friendly.

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    Gossamer

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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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    The great Gilly Hopkins

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    The great Gilly Hopkins

    Paterson, Katherine.

    An eleven-year-old foster child tries to cope with her longings and fears as she schemes against everyone who tries to be friendly.

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    Kinda like brothers

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    Kinda like brothers

    Booth, Coe.

    "When his mother takes in a twelve-year-old foster boy, Jarrett is forced to share his room and his friends with the new boy"--OCLC.

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    Where I'd like to be

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    Where I'd like to be

    Dowell, Frances O'Roark.

    A group of foster children build a home of their own.

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    Pictures of Hollis Woods

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    Pictures of Hollis Woods

    Giff, Patricia Reilly.

    A troublesome twelve-year-old orphan, staying with an elderly artist who needs her, remembers the only other time she was happy in a foster home, with a family that truly seemed to care about her.

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    The road to Paris

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    The road to Paris

    Grimes, Nikki.

    Inconsolable at being separated from her older brother, eight-year-old Paris is apprehensive about her new foster family but just as she learns to trust them, she faces a life-changing decision.

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    Everything on a waffle

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    Everything on a waffle

    Horvath, Polly.

    Eleven-year-old Primrose, who lives in a small fishing village in British Columbia, recounts her experiences and all that she learns about human nature and the unpredictability of life in the months after her parents are lost at sea.

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    Gossamer

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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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    Fast break

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    Fast break

    Lupica, Mike.

    Since his mother's death, Jayson, twelve, has focused on basketball and surviving but he is found out and placed with an affluent foster family of a different race, and must learn to accept many changes, including facing his former teammates in a championship game.

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    Nightwalkers

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    Nightwalkers

    Morris, Judy K.

    After a school trip to the Washington zoo, ten-year-old James becomes so attached to Daisy, an orphaned African elephant, that he jeopardizes his placement in a new foster home to accompany her on several desperate nighttime journeys.

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    The great Gilly Hopkins

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    The great Gilly Hopkins

    Paterson, Katherine.

    An eleven-year-old foster child tries to cope with her longings and fears as she schemes against everyone who tries to be friendly.

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    Arcady's goal

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    Arcady's goal

    Yelchin, Eugene.

    When twelve-year-old Arcady is sent to a children's home after his parents are declared enemies of the state in Soviet Russia, soccer becomes a way to secure extra rations, respect, and protection but it may also be his way out if he can believe in and love another person--and himself.

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    Welcome Comfort

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    Welcome Comfort

    Polacco, Patricia.

    Welcome Comfort, a lonely foster child, is assured by his friend the school custodian that there is a Santa Claus, but he does not discover the truth until one wondrous and surprising Christmas Eve.

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