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Once Upon a Curse
Audience: 4th Grade - 8th Grade
Flowers are beautiful, unless you are 16, and plagued by an old family curse. Princess Emma is determined to find a cure, and not turn mean and ugly like her aunt and grandmother did when they touched a flower. With help of her friend, Eadric, and others, Emma travels back in time to the day before the curse was made. This is book three in the Tales of the Frog Princess series.
Date read: 3/27/2009
Once Upon a Marigold
Audience: 6th Grade - 8th Grade
A boy named Christian has a crush on Princess Marigold, who has a special gift. After reading this, you'll want to check out Twice Upon a Marigold.
Date read: 10/27/2009
One Dog and His Boy
Audience: Preschool - 8th Grade
Hal Fenton, a boy with very wealthy parents, has just about everything except the thing he wants most, a dog. Hal believes his wish has finally come true when his father lets him pick out a pup for his 10th birthday. His joy turns to misery and anger when he finds out that the dog, Fleck, is only rented for the weekend and is not his to keep. Hal decides to steal Fleck back from the pet store and run away with him to his grandparents' house in Northumberland. As Hal and Fleck set out on their long journey from London, they are joined by dog lover, Pippa and four more dogs.
Hal's parents offer a huge reward for Hal's safe return and so the group ends up traveling on foot as they try to avoid capture by a bumbling private detective and various other money hungry characters. The group also encounter great kindness and help on their long journey which involves side excursions to a circus, an orphanage, a monastery and a sheep farm. This is an exciting adventure told with great humor that has a delightfully satisfying outcome that will especially appeal to all dog lovers.
Date read: 3/21/2013
One False Note
Audience: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
Amy and Dan are still on the trail of the 39 clues. They break into a hotel room in Vienna, get caught in an underground tunnel in Salzburg and are part of a high speed chase on the canals of Venice. Can they find the next clue before the other Cahill teams? Preceded by Maze of Bones by Rick Riordan and followed by The Sword Thief by Peter Lerangis.
Date read: 8/21/2009
Audience: 7th Grade - 8th Grade
Hall Braxton lives and breathes tennis, and she's a top-ranked player. At thirteen, it's not too early to be serious about training for a professional career. Ever since her doubles partner, trained by her coach, had a breakdown during a match and had to be taken to a mental health facility, Hall has been doubting her own dedication to the sport. Does she have what it takes to be a winner? Could the pressure take her out of the game? With her parents scoping out tennis academies, elite training schools for young tennis players, Hall needs to figure out what she wants before tennis takes over her entire future.
Date read: 12/3/2009
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