Isabelle Day Refuses to Die of a Broken Heart

Author: Jane St. Anthony
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ISBN: 9780816699223
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It's the Midwest in the early 1960s, and Isabelle is reeling from a loss that's too hard to think--let alone talk--about. With characteristic sensitivity and wit, Jane St. Anthony reveals how a girl's life clouded with grief can also hold a world of promise.

The Notations of Cooper Cameron

Author: Jane O'Reilly
Publisher: Carolrhoda Books
ISBN: 1512467596
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Eleven-year-old Cooper Cameron likes things to be in order. When he eats, he chews every bite three times on each side. Sometimes he washes his hands in the air with invisible water. He invented these rituals after the death of his beloved grandfather to protect others he loves from terrible harm. But when Cooper's strange behavior drives a wedge between his parents, and his relationship with his older sister, Caddie, begins to fray, his mother's only solution is to take Cooper and Caddie to the family cabin for the summer. Armed with a collection of rocks, his pet frog, and his notebook, Cooper vows to cure himself and bring his damaged family back together.

The Secret of Goldenrod

Author: Jane O'Reilly
Publisher: Carolrhoda Books
ISBN: 1512418803
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When Trina and her father move into an abandoned wreck of a mansion called Goldenrod, Trina thinks her life is finally coming together. She can put down roots at last. Maybe she'll even have a best friend! But the kids at school make fun of her, and it seems like Goldenrod itself is haunted. Then Trina finds Augustine, a tiny porcelain doll left behind when the house was boarded up a century ago. Augustine isn't like other dolls: she talks and talks and talks. Augustine helps Trina realize that Goldenrod is trying to tell her an important secret . . . one that may just change her life.

Grace Above All

Author: Jane St. Anthony
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 1452945799
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Thirteen-year-old Grace is not looking forward to her summer vacation. She’ll have to fend for herself and take care of her siblings while her mom smokes the day away in the back bedroom of the cabin. But when an unexpected companion shows up in the middle of a crisis, she gains hope that maybe the summer won’t be a disaster after all. In Grace Above All, readers will experience a young summer romance and join Grace in gaining a newfound appreciation of family.

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Author: Brian Selznick
Publisher: Scholastic
ISBN: 1407166573
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ORPHAN, CLOCK KEEPER, AND THIEF, twelve-year-old Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric girl and her grandfather, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a hidden message from Hugo's dead father form the backbone of this intricate, tender, and spellbinding mystery.

The House of the Spirits

Author: Isabel Allende
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501117017
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The Trueba family embodies strong feelings. This family saga starts at the beginning of the 20th century and continues through the assassination of Allende in 1973.

Whatever Normal Is

Author: Jane St. Anthony
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781517906771
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In 1960s Minneapolis, seventeen-year-old Margaret and her best friends Grace and Isabelle contemplate whether having a job, car, and boyfriend are as fulfilling as they appear to be.

A Year and a Day

Author: Isabelle Broom
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1405925841
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A heartwarming and heartbreaking story about love and life in one of Europe's most romantic cities, Prague. 'Evocative, will clutch at your heart. Perfect escapism on a winter evening' Sunday Mirror Welcome to a city where wishes are everywhere For Megan, a winter escape to Prague with her friend Ollie is a chance to find some inspiration for her upcoming photography exhibition. But she's determined to keep their friendship from becoming anything more. Because if Megan lets Ollie find out about her past, she risks losing everything - and she won't let that happen again . . . For Hope, the trip is a surprise treat from Charlie, her new partner. But she's struggling to enjoy the beauty of the city when she knows how angry her daughter is back home. And that it's all her fault . . . For Sophie, the city has always been a magical place. This time she can't stop counting down the moments until her boyfriend Robin joins her. But in historic Prague you can never escape the past . . . Three different women. Three intertwining love stories. One unforgettable, timeless city. 'The city is evoked in wonderful detail. An unashamedly romantic tale. There is plenty of love, laughter and tragedy to get the pages turning' Sunday Express 'Think love, laughter and tears all shaken up in a Prague snowglobe. Just fab' Fabulous 'A real escapist read' My Weekly