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image Ackerman, Ned. Spirit horse.
When a Siksika boy living on the Plains during the 1770s becomes separated from a raiding party, he discovers the legendary spirit horse which he attempts to track down and tame.
AR=6.0
J ACKERMAN
image Alexander, Lloyd. Taran Wanderer.
The fourth book of the Prydain cycle tells of Taran's adventures when he went in search of his birthright and the truth about himself.
AR=6.2
JSF ALEXANDER
image Ardagh, Philip. The fall of Fergal, or, Not so dingly in the Dell.
When Le Fay McNally becomes a finalist in the "Tap 'n' Type" typewriting competition, she and her four unusual siblings stay at the Dell Hotel, where they encounter joy, tragedy, and a variety of interesting characters.
AR=6.5
J ARDAGH
image Burnett, Frances Hodgson. The secret garden.
Ten-year-old Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden.
AR=6.3
J BURNETT
image Cowell, Cressida. How to train your dragon.
Chronicles the adventures of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third as he tries to pass the important initiation test of his Viking clan, by catching and training a dragon.
AR=6.6
JSF HADDOCK
image Dowswell, Paul. Powder monkey : adventures of a young sailor.
13-year-old Sam endures harsh conditions, battles, and a shipwreck after being pressed into service during the Napoleonic Wars.
AR=6.3
J DOWSWELL
image Garland, Sherry. Indio.
Thirteen-year-old Ipa struggles to survive a brutal time of change as the Spanish begin the conquest of the native people along the Texas border.
AR=6.5
J GARLAND
image Lawson, Robert. Ben and me: a new and astonishing life of Benjamin Franklin.
Benjamin Franklin's companion, Amos the mouse, recounts how he was responsible for Franklin's inventions and discoveries.
AR=6.9
J LAWSON
image Lowry, Lois. Stay! Keeper's story.
Separated early in life from his mother and siblings, Keeper tells of his adventures with various human masters and his continual search for his little sister.
AR=6.4
J LOWRY
image Park, Linda Sue. A single shard.
Tree-ear, a thirteen-year-old orphan in medieval Korea, lives under a bridge in a potters' village, and longs to learn how to throw the delicate celadon ceramics himself.
AR=6.6
J PARK
image Nix, Garth. Across the wall : a tale of the Abhorsen and other stories.
A collection of fantasy short stories plus a novella that is set in the world of the Abhorsen trilogy.
AR=6.6
YA NIX
image Russell, Christopher. Dogboy.
In 1346, 12-year-old Brind, raised with hunting dogs at an English manor, goes with his master to France, where he must fend for himself after the decisive battle of Crécy.
AR=6.2
J RUSSELL
image Updale, Eleanor. Montmorency on the rocks: doctor, aristocrat, murderer?
When Montmorency and his alter ego, Scarper, reunite with Dr. Farcett, they cooperate to capture a bomber and solve the mystery of poisoned Scottish children. Book #2 of a trilogy.
AR=6.3
J UPDALE
image Wilde, Oscar. The selfish giant.
A once-selfish giant welcomes the children to his previously forbidden garden and is eventually rewarded by an unusual tiny child.
AR=6.4
J398.2 WILDE
image Yates, Elizabeth. Hue & cry.
Jared Austin, staunch member of the society that defends his 1830s New Hampshire community against thieves, tries to temper justice with mercy. This is the sequel to The Journeyman.
AR=6.1
YA YATES
image Zindel, Paul. The undertaker's gone bananas.
Two teenagers believe a neighbor, an undertaker, has murdered his wife but can't convince anyone else.
AR=6.5
JM ZINDEL