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Chasing Secrets

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              Chasing Secrets by Gennifer Choldenko Thirteen-year-old Lizzie and her secret friend Noah, who is hiding in her house, plan to rescue Noah’s father from the quarantined Chinatown, and save everyone they love from contracting the plague that is spreading in 1900 San Francisco. Read More »

Pathfinders

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              Pathfinders: the Journeys of 16 Extraordinary Black Souls by Tonya Bolden Profiles sixteen high-achieving African Americans, including magician Richard Potter, concert singer Sissieretta Jones, and architect Paul R. Williams. Read More »

Jack Frost

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            Jack Frost by William Joyce ; illustrated by William Joyce and Andrew Theophilopoulos Introduces the Man in the Moon’s valiant friend, who becomes an advocate for children in peril by bringing joy to the cold season of the year. Read More »

Into the Snow

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              Into the Snow by Yuki Kaneko ; illustrated by Masamitsu Saito Expression of the sensations a day playing in the snow, ending with the warmth of home, mom and – of course – hot chocolate. Read More »

Simon and the Bear

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              Simon and the Bear: A Hanukkah Tale by Eric A. Kimmel ; illustrated by Matthew Trueman Stranded on an iceberg on his way to America, Simon remembers his mother’s parting words and lights the first candle on his menorah while praying for a miracle, which soon arrives in the form of a friendly ... Read More »

Jingle

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              Jingle by Gordon Korman Santa’s Workshop Holiday Spectacular at the Colchester mansion is a long standing tradition in Cedarville, however Griffin and his friends are not happy to find that they have been volunteered as elves by their friend Logan and can not get out of it–but this year the pageant seems plagued ... Read More »