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  Cover Art: Down the Rabbit Hole : an Echo Falls Mystery Abrahams, Peter
Down the Rabbit Hole : an Echo Falls Mystery
Down the Rabbit Hole: an Echo Falls mystery* When a weird loner is murdered in the small town of Echo Falls, Ingrid Levin-Hill becomes secretly obsessed with solving the crime, a mystery that began decades earlier and thousands of miles away.
375 p. 2005
Teen Fiction Book ABRAHAMS
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  Cover Art: The Game of Sunken Places Anderson, M. T.
The Game of Sunken Places
When Gregory and his best friend go to visit an eccentric uncle, they are pulled into a dangerous game involving an ax-wielding troll, an ogre, translucent ghost riders, and much more.
260 p. 2004
Teen Fiction Book ANDERSON
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  Cover Art: Story Time Bloor, Edward
Story Time
George and Kate face obsessed administrators, endless tests and a vicious ghost when they transfer to the Whittaker Magnet School.
424 p. 2004
Teen Fiction Book BLOOR
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  Cover Art: Teen Idol Cabot, Meg
Teen Idol
When teenage heartthrob Luke Stryker shows up at a small-town Indiana high school to do research for a movie role, he persuades junior Jenny Greenley to use her considerable talents to try to change things at school for the better.
291 p. 2004
Teen Fiction Book CABOT
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  Cover Art: Al Capone Does My Shirts Choldenko, Gennifer
Al Capone Does My Shirts
Twelve-year-old Moose and his family moves to Alcatraz Island in 1935 when his father takes 2 jobs there, and must contend with both his unusual new environment and with his autistic sister. Newbery Honor.
228 p. 2004
Teen Fiction Book CHOLDENKO
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  Cover Art: Sahara Special Codell, Esme Raji
Sahara Special
No longer in Special Needs, Sahara Jones, a writer, repeats fifth grade and gets a fresh start with the new (and somewhat unusual) teacher.
175 p. 2003
Children's Fiction Book CODELL
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  Cover Art: The Wish List Colfer, Eoin
The Wish List
Meg is dead, but not at peace. Since her good deeds perfectly balanced against her bad deeds, she's back on Earth and trying to tip the scale to the good before her time is up.
252 p. 2003
Teen Fiction Book COLFER
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  Cover Art: Revenge of the Witch Delaney, Joseph
Revenge of the Witch
Evil stalks Thomas as he tries to survive becoming an apprentice Spook, charged with protecting common folk from wicked monsters.
344 p. 2005
Children's Fiction Book DELANEY
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  Cover Art: Tell it to Naomi Ehrenhaft, Daniel
Tell it to Naomi
To impress the girl of his dreams, Dave pretends to be a female advice columnist for his school newspaper.
200 p 2004
Teen Fiction Book EHRENHAFT
  Cover Art: Overboard Fama, Elizabeth
Overboard
Escaping from a sinking ferry in the waters off Sumatra, Emily fights for survival for herself and a young Indonesian boy, drawing courage from his quiet but firm Islamic faith.
158 p. 2002
Teen Fiction Book FAMA
  Cover Art: Blood Red Horse Grant, K. M.
Blood Red Horse
William is a young English squire fighting in the Crusades; Kamil is a Saracen out for vengeance against the Christian knight who killed his father. Their lives are changed and brought together by a remarkable red horse named Hosanna.
277 p. 2005
Teen Fiction Book GRANT
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  Cover Art: The Minister's Daughter Hearn, Julie
The Minister's Daughter
In 1645 in England, the daughters of the town minister successfully accuse a local healer and her granddaughter of witchcraft to conceal an out-of-wedlock pregnancy, but years later during the 1692 Salem trials their lie has unexpected repercussions.
263 p. 2005
Teen Fiction Book HEARN
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  Cover Art: Alice I Think Juby, Susan
Alice I Think
Alice keeps a diary as she struggles to cope with the embarrassments and trials of family, dating, starting high school, work, small town life, and a case of "outcastitis" after being home-schooled.
290 p. 2003
Teen Fiction Book JUBY
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  Cover Art: The Water Mirror Meyer, Kai
The Water Mirror
Orphans Merle and Seraphin are apprenticed to a magic mirror maker in this menacing adventure.
250 p. 2005
Teen Fiction Book MEYER
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  Cover Art: 47 Mosley, Walter
47
Number 47, a 14-year-old slave boy, meets the mysterious Tall John, who introduces him to a magical science and also teaches him the meaning of freedom and the responsibility that comes with it.
232 p. 2005
Teen Fiction Book MOSLEY
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  Cover Art: Kissing Kate Myracle, Lauren
Kissing Kate
Can a kiss ruin a friendship? Lissa is worried it can, after she and best friend Kate “accidentally” kiss at a party and Kate wants to pretend it never happened.
198 p. 2003
Teen Fiction Book MYRACLE
  Cover Art: Airborn Oppel, Kenneth
Airborn
Matt, a cabin boy on a luxury airship, faces a cruel band of air pirates and other dangers as he tries to solve a mystery and save the ship. Printz Honor.
355 p. 2004
Teen Fiction Book OPPEL
  Cover Art: Cuba 15 : a Novel Osa, Nancy
Cuba 15 : a Novel
Cuban-American Violet Paz reluctantly prepares for her upcoming quinceañero, the traditional celebration of a Hispanic girl's 15th birthday, worried that she'll look foolish as she proclaims her womanhood, wearing a “Pepto-Bismal pink” ruffly dress.
277 p. 2005
Teen Fiction Book OSA
  Cover Art: East Pattou, Edith
East
Rose journeys to a magical castle on the back of a great white bear, who is under a cruel enchantment.
498 p. 2003
Teen Fiction Book PATTOU
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  Cover Art: The Teacher's Funeral : a Comedy in Three Parts Peck, Richard
The Teacher's Funeral : a Comedy in Three Parts
In rural Indiana in 1904, 15-year-old Russell's dreams of quitting school and joining a wheat threshing crew are disrupted when his older sister takes over the teaching at his one-room schoolhouse after mean old Myrt Arbuckle "hauls off and dies."
190 p. 2004
Teen Fiction Book PECK
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