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    Since you've been gone

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    Since you've been gone

    Matson, Morgan.

    Quiet Emily's sociable and daring best friend, Sloane, has disappeared leaving nothing but a random list of bizarre tasks for her to complete, but with unexpected help from popular classmate Frank Porter, Emily gives them a try.

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    Ten things we did

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    Ten things we did : (and probably shouldn't have)

    Mlynowski, Sarah.

    Sixteen-year-old April, a high school junior, and her friend Vi, a senior, get a crash course in reality as the list of things they should not do becomes a list of things they did while living parent-free in Westport, Connecticut, for the semester.

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    What can't wait

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    What can't wait

    Pérez, Ashley Hope.

    Marooned in a broken-down Houston neighborhood--and in a Mexican immigrant family where making ends meet matters much more than making it to college--smart, talented Marissa seeks comfort elsewhere when her home life becomes unbearable.

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    The buffalo tree

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    The buffalo tree

    Rapp, Adam.

    While serving a six-month sentence at a juvenile detention center, thirteen-year-old Sura struggles to survive the experience with his spirit intact.

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    Eliza and her monsters

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    Eliza and her monsters

    Zappia, Francesca, author.

    Eighteen-year-old Eliza Mirk is the anonymous creator of Monstrous Sea, a wildly popular webcomic, but when a new boy at school tempts her to live a life offline, everything she's worked for begins to crumble.

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    One-handed catch

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    One-handed catch

    Auch, Mary Jane.

    After losing his hand in an accident in his father's butcher shop in 1946, sixth-grader Norman uses hard work and humor to learn to live with his disability and to succeed at baseball, art, and other activities.

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    The same stuff as stars

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    The same stuff as stars

    Paterson, Katherine.

    When Angel's self-absorbed mother leaves her and her younger brother with their poor great-grandmother, the eleven-year-old girl worries not only about her mother and brother, her imprisoned father, the frail old woman, but also about a mysterious man who begins sharing with her the wonder of the stars.

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    My side of the mountain / #1

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    My side of the mountain / #1

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    A young boy relates his adventures during the year he spends living alone in the Catskill Mountains including his struggle for survival, his dependence on nature, his animal friends, and his ultimate realization that he needs human companionship.

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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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    Brian's return

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    Brian's return

    Paulsen, Gary.

    After having survived alone in the wilderness, Brian finds that he can no longer live in the city but must return to the place where he really belongs.

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    The haymeadow

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    The haymeadow

    Paulsen, Gary.

    14-year-old John comes of age and gains self-reliance during the summer he spends up in the Wyoming mountains tending his father's herd of sheep.

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    The river

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    The river

    Paulsen, Gary.

    Because of his success surviving alone in the wilderness for fifty-four days, fifteen-year-old Brian, profoundly changed by his time in the wild, is asked to undergo a similar experience to help scientists learn more about the psychology of survival. Sequel to "Hatchet."

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    Joshua T. Bates in trouble again

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    Joshua T. Bates in trouble again

    Shreve, Susan Richards.

    After finally being promoted to fourth grade in the middle of the year, Joshua is so worried about the bully who rules the fourth grade boys that he makes some unwise decisions.

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    Love, Ruby Lavender

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    Love, Ruby Lavender

    Wiles, Debbie.

    When her quirky grandmother goes to Hawaii for the summer, nine-year-old Ruby learns to survive on her own in Mississippi by writing letters, befriending chickens as well as the new girl in town, and finally coping with her grandfather's death.

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    Rory the dinosaur

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    Rory the dinosaur : me and my dad

    Climo, Liz.

    Rory lives with his father on an island and one day, when his father needs some quiet time, Rory decides to go on an adventure by himself for the first time, unaware that his father is following behind to help.

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    Frightful's daughter

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    Frightful's daughter

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    The author brings back characters from her classic "My Side of the Mountain" in this story about a falcon chick named Oksi, one of Frightful's babies, who is rescued and nursed through her first winter by Sam, a boy who lives alone, at one with nature, on a mountain nearby.

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    Little elephant runs away

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    Little elephant runs away

    Hanel, Wolfram.

    The little elephant becomes so angry at his brother and sister that he decides to run away. When he decides to return home, he realizes that he is lost!

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    Isabel and the hungry coyote

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    Isabel and the hungry coyote

    Polette, Keith, 1954-

    Presents a retelling of "Little Red Riding Hood," setting the story in the desert and replacing the wolf with a hungry coyote. Incorporates Spanish words in the English text, and includes a Spanish/English vocabulary list.

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    Teacup

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    Teacup

    Young, Rebecca, 1980-

    "A boy travels across the sea in a rowboat in search of a new home, making a journey that is long and difficult--but also filled with beauty and hope"--Provided by publisher.

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