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Airman
Eoin Colfer

When Conor discovers a conspiracy to overthrow the king, he is branded a traitor, imprisoned, and forced to mine for diamonds under brutal conditions while he plans a daring escape from Little Saltee prison by way of a flying machine that he must design and build himself.

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All's Faire in Middle School
Jamieson, Victoria

Homeschooled by Renaissance Fair enthusiasts, eleven-year-old Imogene has a hard time fitting in when her wish to enroll in public school is granted.

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Badir and the Beaver
Stewart, Shannon

It's Ramadan, and Badir and his brother, Anis, are out for a walk one evening while they wait for their iftar meal. In the park Badir sees a rat. A very, very large rate. He soon learns it's actually a beaver, an animal that doesn't live in Tunisia, the country Badir and his family have emigrated from. Some of the neighbors who enjoy the park think the beaver is a destructive pest, but Badir thinks it's worth saving.

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Because of Mr. Terupt
Rob Buyea

Seven fifth-graders at Snow Hill School in Connecticut relate how their lives are changed for the better by "rookie teacher" Mr. Terupt.

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Because of Winn Dixie
Di Camillo, Kate

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Best Christmas Pageant Ever, The
Barbara Robinson

The six mean Herdman kids lie, steal, smoke cigars (even the girls) and then become involved in the community Christmas pageant.

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Big Nate Flips Out
Lincoln Peirce

In this latest misadventure, Nate, the all-time record-holder for detentions, gets to see how the other half lives as he follows his best friend Francis's example and becomes a total neat freak; has Nate totally flipped out?

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Bluffton
Matt Phelan

The year is 1908, and a troupe of vaudeville performers has arrived in sleepy Muskegon, Michigan to spend the summer. Young Henry Harrison is fascinated with the animals and performers, but mostly with a slapstick performer his own age named Buster Keaton, who is also a master prankster and loves to play baseball.

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Boy in the Striped Pajamas, The: A Fable
John Boyne

Bored and lonely after his family moves from Berlin to a place called "Out-With" in 1942, Bruno, the son of a Nazi officer, befriends a boy in striped pajamas who lives behind a wire fence.

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Breadwinner, The
Ellis, Deborah

Afghanistan: Parvana's father is arrested and taken away by the Taliban soldiers. Under Taliban law, women and girls are not allowed to leave the house on their own. With no man to go out to buy food, Parvana, her mother, and sisters face starvation. So Parvana must pretend to be a boy to save her family. It is a dangerous plan, but their only chance.

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