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The Girls

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Maya thought she had the greatest friends in the world. But suddenly, BAM!, she's out of the group, with no idea of why her friends have dropped her. The listener will find out, though, as the story of why Maya has been shunned unfolds through five skillfully intertwined, sometimes scorching, first person narratives.

With uncanny precision and unsparing accuracy, Amy Goldman Koss explores the world of middle school cliques, and exposes the "mean girl" phenomenon in this insightful look at the real world behind the headlines.

Disappearing Act

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What do you do when your mother disappears and a strange man starts stalking you? If you're Kevin and Holly Kidd, you try to lose yourself in the wacky world of Venice Beach, California, where boardwalk entertainers do everything from juggling watermelons to telling fortunes as they try to make a living. Soon Kevin and Holly are making a new home among these larger-than-life characters. But just when Holly seems set to achieve her dream of starring in an opera, their stalker reappears, more menacing than ever. What is he after? And how can Kevin save the show—and his sister?

Stop the Train!

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On March 23, 1889, President Benjamin Harrison signed a proclamation opening two million acres of Oklahoma land to settlement. A month later, with a teeming crush of pioneers, the Oklahoma Land Rush was on.

What I Call Life

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When Cal Lavender's mother has an unfortunate "episode" in the library, a police officer takes Cal to the "Pumpkin House"—a group home where Cal must stay until her mother is able to care for her again. Stranded with four hurt, troubled girls and an eccentric old woman known as "the Knitting Lady", Cal thinks this can't possibly be her real life. Or can it?

Dragonwings

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Moon Shadow is eight when he sails from China to join his father, Windrider, in America. Windrider lives in San Francisco’s Chinatown and works in a laundry. Moon Shadow has never seen him.

Moon Shadow soon loves and respects this father, a man of genius, a man with a fabulous dream. With Moon Shadows help, Windrider is willing to endure the mockery of the other Chinese, the poverty, and longing for his own country to make his dream come true.

Speak

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From her first moment at Merryweather High, Melinda Sordino knows she's an outcast.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

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The fourth book in the internationally best-selling Harry Potter series. During the summer, 14-year-old Harry Potter happily joins the Weasleys at the Quidditch World Cup, which is held in England this year. He happily enters his fourth year at Hogwarts Academy, where he can once again see Cho Chang, who has captured his attention. He is even happy to be part of a competition between two rival schools of magic. But he is not happy that dreams have set his scar to burning again, a sure sign that his dark enemy, is growing stronger.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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Now 15 years old and in his fifth year at Hogwort's, Harry has much on his mind. Terrible nightmares are interrupting his sleep, forcing him to wake up screaming. Worse still, the terrifying presence of He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named is growing stronger. Add to this the disappearance of Hagrid and the fast-approaching Ordinary Wizarding Level exams, and the boy wizard's fifth year promises to be a great challenge.

Kit includes paperback book and audio CD.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

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Harry, wand in hand, is in his sixth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. A great war is raging between good and evil, the "Second War" prophesied at the conclusion of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. There is no doubt that He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named has returned. The New York Times Book Review praises the author: "... funny, moving and impressive ...Like Harry Potter, [J.K. Rowling] has soared beyond her modest Muggle surroundings to achieve something quite special."