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“I Lived on Butterfly Hill” (YA Fiction)

I Lived on Butterfly Hill by Marjorie Agosin is seen through the eyes of sixth-grader Celeste Marconi who lived an idyllic life in Chile before…

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"Tesla’s Attic" (YA Fiction)

“Tesla’s Attic” (YA Fiction)

You don’t need to be a scientist to appreciate the astonishing futuristic devices scientist Nikolo Tesla invented more than 100 years ago and that are…

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"Turn Left at the Cow" (Juv. Fiction)

“Turn Left at the Cow” (Juv. Fiction)

Turn Left at the Cow, by Lisa Bullard, is an unfortunate title for a whacking good mystery. Equally uninspiring is the cover art. However, if a reader…

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"Signal" (Juv. Fiction)

“Signal” (Juv. Fiction)

In Signal, by Cynthia DeFelice, twelve-year-old Owen faces a long, lonely summer in his new home in the Finger Lakes region in rural New York…

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