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    Life of Pi

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    Life of Pi [a novel]

    Martel, Yann.

    After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship in the Pacific, one solitary lifeboat remains, carrying a hyena, a zebra, a female orangutan, a Bengal tiger, and a 16-year-old Indian boy names Pi.

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    The book thief

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    The book thief

    Zusak, Markus.

    Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

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    Vida de Pi

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    Vida de Pi

    Martel, Yann.

    Pi Pattel es un joven que vive en India, su padre es el propietario y encargado del zoológico de la ciudad pero deciden emigrar a Canadá y procurarse una vida mejor con la venta de los animales. Tras complejos trámites, la familia Pattel inicia una travesía que se verá truncada por la tragedia: una terrible tormenta hace naufragar el barco donde viajaban. Pi tendrá que echar mano del ingenio para sobrevivir mientras los animales se ocupan de ocupar puesto en la cadena de alimentación y, a la postre, tendrá que defender su liderazgo frente al único que, previsiblemente, quedará vivo, un tigre. El joven intentará domar a la fiera, demostrar quien es el macho alfa y, de este modo, sobrevivir.

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    Lovely war

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    Lovely war

    Berry, Julie, 1974- author.

    "They are Hazel, James, Aubrey, and Colette. A classical pianist from London, a British would-be architect-turned-soldier, a Harlem-born ragtime genius in the U.S. Army, and a Belgian orphan with a gorgeous voice and a devastating past. Their story, as told by goddess Aphrodite, who must spin the tale or face judgment on Mount Olympus, is filled with hope and heartbreak, prejudice and passion, and reveals that, though War is a formidable force, it's no match for the transcendent power of Love"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Grange House

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    Grange House

    Blake, Sarah, 1960-

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    The Decameron

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    The Decameron

    Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375.

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    Life of Pi

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    Poison

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    Poison

    Wooding, Chris, 1977-

    When Poison leaves her home in the marshes of Gull to retrieve the infant sister who was snatched by the fairies, she and a group of unusual friends survive encounters with the inhabitants of various Realms, and Poison herself confronts a surprising destiny.

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    The book thief

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    The book thief

    Zusak, Markus.

    Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

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    The storyteller

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    The storyteller

    Weisman, Joan.

    New to the city neighborhood, a Pueblo Indian girl finds a friend in an elderly neighbor with whom she shares stories of her people, and in return hears stories of Miss Lottie's life.

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    Judy Moody & Stink

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    Judy Moody & Stink the big bad blackout

    McDonald, Megan, author.

    Judy and Stink and the whole Moody family hunker down with beans and batteries, ready to wait out the storm. But along with massive rain and strong winds, Hurricane Elmer throws down ghosts, squirrels, and aliens. Spooky! Just when things couldn't possibly get any freakier - flicker, flicker, gulp! - the lights go O-U-T out. The Moodys are smack-dab in the middle of a big bad blackout! Grandma Lou proposes musical board games and some good old-fashioned storytelling. Will Hurricane Elmer go down in Moody family history as bad news, a happy memory, or simply an LBS (Long Boring Story)?.

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    The night gardener

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    The night gardener

    Auxier, Jonathan.

    Irish orphans Molly, fourteen, and Kip, ten, travel to England to work as servants in a crumbling manor house where nothing is quite what it seems to be, and soon the siblings are confronted by a mysterious stranger and secrets of the cursed house.

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    Eoin Colfer's legend of-- the worst boy in the world

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    Eoin Colfer's legend of-- the worst boy in the world

    Colfer, Eoin.

    Will Woodman has a hard time getting anyone in his family to listen to him, so he turns to his grandfather, who, it turns out, has more terrible sob stories than Will.

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    The big big big book of Tashi / Books 1-7

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    The big big big book of Tashi / Books 1-7

    Fienberg, Anna.

    A collection of fourteen tales which chronicles the adventures of Tashi.

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    Tashi / #1

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    Tashi / #1

    Fienberg, Anna.

    Tashi faces danger and adventure as he travels around the world, battling a war lord and escaping on the back of a swan.

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    Tashi and the dancing shoes / #8

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    Tashi and the genie / #4

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    Tashi and the genie / #4

    Fienberg, Anna.

    Tashi tells Jack the fantastic stories about a sly genie, his three wishes, and his encounter with the ferocious war lord.

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    Tashi and the ghosts / #3

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    Tashi and the ghosts / #3

    Fienberg, Anna.

    Contains two stories of adventure in which Tashi confronts the ghosts in the forest that are threatening the people of his village, and he braves the fierce white tigers to reach a hidden stash of gold.

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    Tashi and the giants / #2

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    Tashi and the giants / #2

    Fienberg, Anna.

    Jack's new friend Tashi shares his great adventures, describing how he managed to escape from a giant named Chintu and a group of bandits who kidnapped Tashi.

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    Tashi lost in the city / #11

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    Tashi lost in the city / #11

    Fienberg, Anna.

    Tashi gets lost in the city and successfully escapes from several dangerous situations. Includes illustrations.

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    Icefall

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    Icefall

    Kirby, Matthew J., 1976-

    Princess Solveig and her siblings are trapped in a hidden fortress tucked between towering mountains and a frozen fjord, along with her best friend and an army of restless soldiers, all awaiting news of the king's victory in battle, but as they wait for winter's end and the all-encompassing ice to break, acts of treachery make it clear that a traitor lurks in their midst.

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    The giant-slayer

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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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    Starry River of the Sky

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    Starry River of the Sky

    Lin, Grace.

    An innkeeper's chore boy discovers that a visitor's stories hold the key to returning the moon to the Starry River of the Sky.

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    Gooney Bird Greene

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    Gooney Bird Greene

    Lowry, Lois.

    A most unusual new student who loves to be the center of attention entertains her teacher and fellow second graders by telling absolutely true stories about herself, including how she got her name.

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    Bedtime stories

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    Bedtime stories

    A family comedy about a hotel handyman whose life changes when the lavish bedtime stories he tells his niece and nephew start to magically come true.

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    The snail house

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    The snail house

    Ahlberg, Allan.

    Grandma tells Michael, Hannah, and their baby brother the story of three children who shrink to such a small size that they decide to live in a snail's shell.

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    Miss Brooks' Story Nook

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    Miss Brooks' Story Nook : (where tales are told and ogres are welcome)

    Bottner, Barbara.

    A school librarian encourages her students to make up stories, and teaches a lesson about bullying in the process.

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    The different dragon

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    The different dragon

    Bryan, Jennifer.

    A young boy, who has two mothers, helps one of his moms create a bedtime story in which he helps a dragon cope with his differences.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Snappsy the alligator (did not ask to be in this book!)

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    Snappsy the alligator (did not ask to be in this book!)

    Falatko, Julie.

    "Snappsy's ordinary day is interrupted by a meddling narrator"--Provided by publisher.

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    Drawn together

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    Drawn together

    Lê, Minh, 1979-

    A boy and his grandfather cross a language and cultural barrier using their shared love of art, storytelling, and fantasy.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Zen ghosts

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    Zen ghosts

    Muth, Jon J.

    On Halloween night, Stillwater the giant panda tells Karl, Addy, and Michael a spooky and unusual story. Based on a Zen koan.

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    Zen shorts

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    Zen shorts

    Muth, Jon J.

    When Stillwater the bear moves into the neighborhood, the stories he tells to three siblings teach them to look at the world in new ways.

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    Interrupting chicken

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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

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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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    Grandfather Tang's story

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    Grandfather Tang's story

    Tompert, Ann.

    Grandfather tells a story about shape-changing fox fairies who try to best each other until a hunter brings danger to both of them.

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    The storyteller

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    The storyteller

    Turk, Evan.

    In a time of drought in the Kingdom of Morocco, a storyteller and a boy weave a tale to thwart a Djinn and his sandstorm from destroying their city.

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    The magic brush

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    The magic brush : a story of love, family, and Chinese characters / by Kat Yeh ; illustrated by Huy Voun Lee

    Yeh, Kat.

    Jasmine's grandfather teaches her Chinese calligraphy by drawing and making up stories together. Includes information about Chinese characters and a glossary of words in the story.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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