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    Bliss, Bryan
    Summary:

    "A compelling and raw story."-Publishers Weekly (starred review) "[Bliss dares] his readers not only to see the depths of human complexity, but to care."-Booklist (starred review) Luke and Toby have always had each other's backs. But...

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    Starritt, Alexander
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    This novel offers a new point of entry to examine one of the greatest evils ever to face humanity. In his years fighting the Russians and attempting afterward to survive the Gulag, Meissner recounts a life lived in perseverance and...

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    Jones, Kelly
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    Twelve-year-old Sophie Brown feels like a fish out of water when she and her parents move from Los Angeles to the farm they've inherited from a great-uncle. But farm life gets more interesting when a cranky chicken appears and Sophie...

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    Poe, Edgar Allan
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    First published in a 1844 literary annual The Gift: A Christmas and New Year's Present for 1845, The Purloined Letter is the third and final story that features Poe's detective, C. Auguste Dupin. In it, Dupin is approached by the...

  • Author:
    Klise, Kate
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    With the impending closure of the post office, the transition to the new communication system VEXT-mail is anything but smooth for the human and paranormal residents of Ghastly, Illinois. Story told mostly through letters.

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    Daywalt, Drew
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    When Duncan arrives at school one morning, he finds a stack of letters, one from each of his crayons, complaining about how he uses them.

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    Patterson, Steve
    Summary:

    Steve Patterson's The Book of Letters I Didn't Know Where to Send is a collection of — wait for it — letters, written by award-winning stand-up comedian — you guessed it — Steve Patterson. The host of CBC Radio's The Debaters since 2007...

  • Author:
    Fuller, Claire
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    In this spine-tingling tale Ingrid Coleman writes letters to her husband, Gil, about the truth of their marriage, but she never sends them. Instead she hides them within the thousands of books her husband has collected. After she writes...

  • Author:
    CATRAN, Ken
    Summary:

    For seventeen-year-old Harry and his girlfriend Jessica, World War One is a crusade against the Hun. Harry enlists and is sent to Gallipoli, and Jessica leaves school and trains as a nurse. Their letters start out innocently but they...

  • Author:
    Boyd, Lizi
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    In this deceptively simple storybook from award-winning author-illustrator Lizi Boyd, readers will delight in following a note's unexpected journey and encountering a cast of charming characters along the way. The spare text is filled...

  • Author:
    Jio, Sarah
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    June Andersen is professionally successful, but her personal life is marred by unhappiness. Unexpectedly, she is called to settle her great-aunt Ruby's estate and determine the fate of Bluebird Books, the children's bookstore...

  • Author:
    Menon, Sandhya
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    "Cinematic." -Teen Vogue "Funny and sweet." -Buzzfeed "Delightful, inspiring." -Book Riot Three starred reviews for this charming romantic comedy about an aspiring teen filmmaker who finds her voice and falls in love, from the New York...

  • Author:
    Lang, Sarah
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    Arranged as a mother’s survival guide to her daughter, For Tamara is a touching and inventive long poem about surviving and thriving from the author of The Work of Days.It seems simple: a long letter, from a mother to a daughter,...

  • Author:
    Webster, Jean
    Summary:

    When orphan Jerusha Abbott receives word that a mysterious millionaire has decided to fund her schooling, she's ecstatic. But as her benefactor proves to be more and more elusive, requesting that she write him without inquiring as to...

  • Author:
    Pennypacker, Sara
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    Third-grader Clementine constantly has brilliant ideas popping into her brain, but sometimes they get her in trouble. Only a few people really understand her--her parents of course, and her favorite teacher Mr. D'Matz. When he receives...

  • Author:
    Durreson, Amy Rae
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    One snowy evening, wounded WWI veteran Jasper Pritchard arrives at Valentine Nugent’s sweet shop with an unusual request. Jasper’s deceased great-aunt has left him a fortune, along with a box of indiscreet letters she wants returned to...

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