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1. The Mole and Beverley Miller Large Print - Allan Frewin Jones

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'It was Bev' said Sophie 'she's been knocked off her bike by a car.' In a daze, Michael allowed himself to be led into the kitchen. He sat at the table, staring out of the window at the wall of the house next door. He relived their parting embrace; he always kept his eyes open so there could be no doubt that she was real. He had kissed too many phantoms. Michael reflects on how his relationship with Beverley has grown while he waits and hopes that she will get better. "One of the most believable, emotionally gripping and real teen novels I've read for a long time" Stphanie Nettell, The Guardian

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2. Maxine the Strong-Willed Elephant - Dorris Fortson

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Maxine the Strong-Willed Elephant parallels the true story of an abandoned baby in Africa who found a new family at Neema House Arusha. Neema means Grace in the Swahili language and is a home for abandoned and orphaned babies in Arusha, Tanzania. Maxine was very tiny when she was born and left alone. She weighed just a little more than two pounds. After coming to Neema House, one day Maxine became very sick and Bekah, an EMT living at Neema, raced her to the hospital where the doctor said, "This baby will not make it." Bekah replied, "Oh yes she will, she is as strong-willed as an elephant." And so began the story of Maxine the strong-willed elephant. Age for readers 1-adult

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3. Malikia Two is Better than One - Dorris Fortson

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Malikia and her twin, Julius, were abandoned by her mother and father. Now they live at Neema House Arusha, a home for abandoned, orphaned, and at risk babies in Tanzania, East Africa. Malikia has never seen a smile but if you visit Malikia in the orphanage she will have a big smile for you.

All proceeds from this book go to Neema House Arusha in Tanzania. Bless you for buying Malikia’s book. You can read more about the rescue center for abandoned, orphaned and at risk babies called Neema House Arusha at www.neemavillage.org/

For all ages

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4. Goodbye Jamie Boyd (Large Print 16pt) - Elizabeth Fensham

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Love's not a cake', I say. 'You don't carve it into pieces 'til there's none left; it's more like the Magic Pudding - the more you use of it, the more it grows.' Anna and Jamie are inseparable, the brother and sister team who face the world, their family and school together. Their love for each other is bigger than anything else they know and stronger than any ordinary bond. It is Jamie who challenges Anna throughout her life; Jamie who drives her to do things and makes her grow up, Jamie who dares her to jump off Ben Hall's Rock, smoke weed and drive fast round Carrot Wash Bend. When Anna Boyd kills her brother, what follows next is a revelation to all, most especially to Anna. A powerful verse novel from one of Australia's acclaimed storytellers.

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5. Dragon of Kingdom - Jadaine Fraser

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Praise for Judas... "Lures us into the Roman Empire of New Testament times and into the mind of a great villain. There we discover a man like us and find ourselves intrigued or dismayed, or both...." -Ken Kuhlken, author of the California Century mysteries Judas, illegitimate offspring of a Jewish woman and a Roman soldier, is a survivor in the brutal streets of the first century Roman Empire. Later, as a young man determined to avenge the wrongs committed against his family, he joins a rebel band, only to be betrayed by them. Beaten and broken, he is brought to the community of Zealots at Qumran and eventually to the one forming around Rabbi Jesus. But his enthusiasm for revolution leads him to make a difficult and-for him and others-fateful choice. Dr. Frederick Ramsay is an Episcopal priest. Now retired from full-time ministry, Ramsay is focusing on fiction. He lives in Surprise, Arizona, with his wife and partner, Susan. www.frederickramsay.com

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6. Jeremiah Lucky and the Guardian Angel - Jane Ellen Freeman

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Eight-year-old Jeremiah tries hard. That's good. But he worries too much. Not so good. Jeremiah misses his dead father and pushes himself to be grown-up to help his mom. With so many things to remember, Jeremiah's forgetfulness grows. What will happen when Jeremiah teams up with his guardian angel? Suggested age range for readers: 7-12

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7. Jeremiah Lucky Finds Puppy Love - Jane Ellen Freeman

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What a worry! Eight-year-old Jeremiah Lucky plays the frog prince in their third grade play and the princess wants to kiss him! Can he leap away in time? After summer begins, Jeremiah has a bigger worry-the cutest puppy ever is lost. Jeremiah's guardian angel appears. Will their plan work? Suggested age range for readers: 7-10

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8. Zora!: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston - Judith Bloom Fradin, Dennis Brindell Fradin

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9. The Last Night of Summer - Kevin Fontenot

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Christopher finds himself in a mysterious new land. With the help of new friends, he overcomes his fears during a grand adventure as he tries to find his way home in time for the first day of school.

Suggested age range for readers: 4-8

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10. Elliot's Amazing Adventures TIME TRAVEL Rhyming Stories - Linda Farrelly

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Time Travel Rhyming Stories in Verse. Elliot is a young boy who grows in confidence with each Amazing Adventure in Time Travel. Elliot learns about key points in history and life's values along the way through humour and friendship. Boys and Girls both enjoy the stories in rhyming verse which fit perfectly into the UK Schools National Curriculum. The full colour illustrations in a young persons style are quickly recognised as familiar by young readers. Elliot's Granddad is instrumental in encouraging and setting Elliot off on his adventures with some magic shrinking powder and 'Basil', Elliot's toy bus. There are currently over 60 Elliot's Amazing Adventure Stories in the series, there are 6 in this book.

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11. Tyrannosaurus in the Veggie Patch Saurus Street 1 (Large Print 16pt) - Nick Falk, Tony Flowers

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Saurus St is just like any other street ... except for the dinosaurs. When Jack wishes for his own Tyrannosaurus, he doesn't expect a real live one to turn up in the veggie patch. It's pretty cool, but there's no way he can keep it. It's far too big to hide in the shed, and it's bound to eat one of the neighbours sooner or later. With the help of local whizz kid Toby, Jack builds a time machine and sends the T - rex back to the dinosaur era. But when Toby, Jack and Charlie the dog get sent back to the Cretaceous period too, there's more than one troublesome Tyrannosaur to deal with.

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12. The Line Formation - Pat Flynn

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Some words are the same in every culture.Hope, Texas was the last place that Ozzie, a league loving lad from the Queensland outback, expected to find himself.And the gridiron field, green and perfect under bright Friday lights seemed a world away from the tough, dirt-blown rugby grounds of his home.But life has ways of sidestepping even the best planned plays, and when Ozzie leaves the only place he's ever known for a town on the other side of the world, he doesn't know that he's about to run on in the hardest game he'll every experience.The game they call growing up.

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13. Slave of the Lamp (Large Print 16pt) - Paula Fogarty

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Rufus Tyler is a thirteen year - old boy who wants a job during the school holidays to earn some extra cash, but not in his wildest dreams did he imagine that he would be sent to the realms of ancient China, Greece and Persia to help the heroes of mythology achieve their destinies. Rufus applies for a job with Heroes Inc, when an advertisement mysteriously appears on his way home from school. His application is successful, but his employer is no ordinary boss. He is a genie, Abu Hasan, who sends him back in time to assist the heroes of the past (on a fee - for - service basis, of course) who have struck a bit of a problem. But Rufus isn't so sure he's got what it takes to be a hero.

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14. Encountering Enchantment: A Guide to Speculative Fiction for Tee - Susan Fichtelberg

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Speculative fiction is a major area of teen reading interest. This guide organizes by genre, subgenre, and theme hundreds of titles, along with classic works and benchmark titles. Focusing on young adult literature (books written for readers in grades 6-12), it also contains some children's literature and adult novels popular with young adults.

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15. First Bite Billy Is A Dragon (Large Print 16pt) - Tony FlowersNick Falk

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A new, laugh - out - loud series from the author and illustrator of Saurus Street. When nine - year - old Billy Fincher gets bitten by a lizard at his local pet shop, strange things start to happen . . . His fingernails turn into claws, his skin becomes green and he starts breathing fire. Billy can't hide it any longer - he's turning into a dragon. And when his parents decide to sell him to the zoo, Billy has to make a decision. Find a way to change back, or lose his family forever. Being a dragon is more complicated than it sounds!

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16. Werewolves Beware! Billy Is A Dragon (Large Print 16pt) - Tony FlowersNick Falk

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A new, laugh - out - loud series from the author and illustrator of Saurus Street. Billy is in serious trouble. He's struggling with his shapeshifting lessons, there's a werewolf out to get him and he's got the school soccer trials tomorrow. His best friend Jeanie is there to help, but how do you catch a werewolf when you don't know who it is? In a world where shop owners can turn into hamsters and teachers are trying to eat you, who can a ten - year - old were - dragon trust?

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17. Catwalk - Kathie Freeman

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Catwalk" is the true-to-life story of a young, comfort-loving tabby cat who suddenly finds herself adrift in a big, impersonal, and occasionally hostile world. Her odyssey ultimately takes her halfway across the continent, and brings her in contact with such diverse characters as a Cajun fisherman, a game warden and his wife, a trio of hoboes, and a Mexican-American family. She is befriended by many, abused by some, but her indomitable spirit always carries her through. Her struggle for survival and her search for home and family is a story animal lovers of all ages will want to read and share.

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18. Elliot's Amazing Adventures Number 1 - Linda Farrelly

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Elliot is a young boy who grows in confidence with each Amazing Adventure, learning along the way about life's values through humour and friendship. Children identify quickly with the full colour hand painted illustrations, while enjoying and being stimulated by the rhyming style which fits perfectly into the UK Schools National Curriculum. Large easy read text is used throughout. There are currently 40 Elliot's Amazing Adventures in the series with 8 presented in this book.

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19. Adriano, Il Cane Di Pompei - Hadrian, the Dog of Pompeii - Matthew Frederick

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A delightful story of a special dog and the magical place he calls home. Follow Hadrian the Dog of Pompeii amid famous ruins and friendly tourists, and experience the adventure that changed his life. Discover more about Pompeii in the historical sections of the book and the location map. Suitable for all children with a love of animals, and for parents and educators seeking an entertaining way to introduce the subjects of travel, history, archeology, and geography. The Italian text followed by the English translation on every page make the book a fun tool for language students and teachers as well. Fully illustrated. Large print. Ages: 3+

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20. A Pterodactyl Stole My Homework Saurus Street 2 (Large Print 16pt) - Nick Falk, Tony Flowers

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Saurus St is just like any other street ... except for the dinosaurs! What bad luck! Just when Sam's finished his homework a pterodactyl flies through the window and steals it. Poor Sam. It's the fifth piece of homework he's lost this month. He's got to get it back. With the help of big brother Nathan, Sam builds a pterodactyl suit and sets off for Saurus Hill. But there's an egg - shaped surprise in store for them up there.

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