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Eldest by Paolini, Christopher. Eldest

Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, have just saved the rebel state from destruction by the mighty forces of King Galbatorix, cruel ruler of the Empire. Now Eragon must travel to Ellesmera, land of the elves, for further training in the skills of the Dragon Rider: magic and swordsmanship.

Dec 14, 2017
Jacob have I loved by Paterson, Katherine. Jacob have I loved

Sara Louise Bradshaw has spent her entire life in the shadow of her beautiful and talented twin, Caroline. An unexpected and welcome epiphany brings Sara a sense of her own identity.

Dec 14, 2017
Little house in the big woods by Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957, author. Little house in the big woods

A year in the life of two young girls growing up on the Wisconsin frontier, as they help their mother with the daily chores, enjoy their father's stories and singing, and share special occasions when they get together with relatives or neighbors.

Dec 14, 2017
Sarah, plain and tall by MacLachlan, Patricia, author. Sarah, plain and tall

When their father invites a mail-order bride to come live with them in their prairie home, Caleb and Anna are captivated by their new mother and hope that she will stay.

Dec 14, 2017
The lion, the witch and the wardrobe by Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963, author. The lion, the witch and the wardrobe

A simple game of hide-and-seek turns into a thrilling and dangerous adventure, as four English schoolchildren step through a wardrobe door and into the land of Narnia--a land enslaved by the power of the White Witch. But when almost all hope is lost, the return of the Great Lion Aslan signals a great change.

Dec 14, 2017
The wonderling by Bartók, Mira, author. The wonderling

The first in an exciting two-book set set in a futuristic Victorian land, starring a shy, one-eared fox-like character known only as Number Thirteen.

Dec 14, 2017
Who killed Darius Drake? - a mystery by Philbrick, W. R. (W. Rodman), author. Who killed Darius Drake? - a mystery

"For Arthur Bash, the mystery all begins with a letter, written in blood, threatening his geeky classmate Darius Drake. For the price of two candy bars, Arthur agrees to his usual job of thug-for-hire, but in this case, Darius is secretly pulling him into a much more dangerous task than scaring kids at school. Orphaned when his parents were killed in a car crash, Darius uncovers clues that lure both boys into a web of lies, corruption, and conflicting tales about Darius's family and their long-a

Dec 14, 2017