Boston Jane: The Claim

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Yearling #ad - Fans of boston jane: an adventure and boston jane: wilderness days will revel in the rip-roaring adventure, romance, and humor of this spectacularly spirited and satisfying conclusion to New York Times bestselling and three-time Newbery Honor–winning author Jennifer L. She's outwitted wild animals, and a disloyal fiance, but when her finishing school nemesis Sally Biddle invades Shoalwater Bay, vengeful ghosts, Jane discovers that the most dangerous thing on the frontier might just be an impeccably dressed debutant.

As the biddles charm their way into her close-knit community, Jane finds everything she holds dear threatened—including her true love! Will Jane's claim on happiness slip away? Holm's acclaimed historical fiction trilogy. Seventeen-year-old jane peck is the darling of Washington Territory—more at home in a primitive pioneer settlement in the rugged Northwest than she ever was in the refined world of Philadelphia society.

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Boston Jane: Wilderness Days

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Yearling #ad - And a blossoming romance with an entirely unsuitable suitor? What would Jane's finishing-school teacher say?!With Boston Jane, Jennifer L. Girls looking for adventure, romance, and a strong heroine will love the second book in this action-packed historical trilogy by three-time Newbery Honor winner and New York Times bestselling author Jennifer L.

. But can a proper young lady survive as the only girl in a primitive pioneer settlement? And can she keep her wits about her as she braves a flea-ridden cabin, a perilous manhunt. The pacific Northwest. Holm. 1854. Sixteen-year-old jane peck has traveled halfway around the world in the name of true love, abandoned by her no-good fiancé! With nothing of her old life in Philadelphia left to return to, only to find herself alone on the frontier, Jane has little choice but to dry her tears, roll up her sleeves, and make the best of things in Washington Territory.

Boston Jane: Wilderness Days #ad - Holm has created a spirited, memorable, and one-of-a-kind heroine who continues to delight and inspire in this acclaimed sequel to the award-winning Boston Jane: An Adventure.

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Boston Jane: An Adventure

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Yearling #ad - Holm. 1855. But miss hepplewhite’ s straitlaced finishing school was hardly preparation for the treacherous months at sea it takes to get there, the haunting loss she’ll face on the way, or the colorful characters and crude life that await her on the frontier. Fans of adventure, romance, and a strong heroine will love this this action-packed historical trilogy by three-time Newbery Honor winner and New York Times bestselling author Jennifer L.

After a tumultuous childhood on the wrong side of Philadelphia high society, Jane is trying to put aside her reckless ways and be accepted as a proper young lady. The unknown wilds of the pacific northwest—a land not yet tamed, and certainly not fitting for a proper young lady! Yet that’s just where Miss Jane Peck finds herself.

Boston Jane: An Adventure #ad - And so when handsome william baldt proposes, she joyfully accepts and prepares to join him in a world away from her home in Washington Territory.

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The Trouble with May Amelia

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers #ad - Now, after more than ten years, Jennifer Holm is bringing this beloved character back in a beautifully written story that’s both heartbreaking and hilarious. May amelia lives with her pioneer family on a farm in 1900, but she just can’t act the part of a proper young lady—and it doesn’t help that she has seven brothers and a Pappa who proclaim that Girls Are Useless.

But when the deal turns out to be a scam, Pappa places all the blame on May. The long-awaited and highly anticipated sequel to the Newbery Honor winner Our Only May Amelia, by the bestselling and cherished author Jennifer Holm. May amelia jumps at the chance to earn her father’s respect when he asks her to translate for a gentleman who’s interested in buying their land and making them rich.

The Trouble with May Amelia #ad - May amelia jackson captured readers’ hearts in the Newbery Honor Book Our Only May Amelia. It’s going to take a lot of sisu—that’s Finnish for guts—to make things right.

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Our Only May Amelia Harper Trophy Books Paperback

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HarperCollins #ad - And now that mama′s going to have a baby, maybe there′s hope. Inspired by the diaries of her great-aunt, the real may amelia, three-time Newbery Honor-winning author Jennifer Holm gives a beautifully crafted tale of one young girl whose unique spirit captures the courage, humour, passion and depth of the American pioneer experience.

. The beloved newbery honor book by the author of The Fourteenth Goldfish, about a spirited heroine growing up with trying circumstances, a sense of adventure, and tremendous heart. With seven older brothers and a love of adventure, May Amelia Jackson just can′t seem to abide her family′s insistence that she behave like a Proper Young Lady.

Our Only May Amelia Harper Trophy Books Paperback #ad - It′s particularly hard when you are the only girl ever born in the new settlement. She′s sure she could do better if only there were at least one other girl living along the banks of the Nasel River. It isn′t easy being a pioneer in the state of Washington in 1899.

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The Downstairs Girl

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G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers #ad - With prose that is witty, insightful, and at times heartbreaking, Stacey Lee masterfully crafts an extraordinary social drama set in the New South. A washington post best children's book of the Year"Holds a mirror to our present issues while giving us a detailed and vibrant picture of life in the past.

The new york Times"A joyful read. But when her efforts put her in the crosshairs of Atlanta's most notorious criminal, Jo must decide whether she, a girl used to living in the shadows, is ready to step into the light. While her opponents clamor to uncover the secret identity of Miss Sweetie, a mysterious letter sets Jo off on a search for her own past and the parents who abandoned her as a baby.

But by night, jo moonlights as the pseudonymous author of a newspaper advice column for the genteel Southern lady, "Dear Miss Sweetie. When her column becomes wildly popular, she uses the power of the pen to address some of society's ills, but she's not prepared for the backlash that follows when her column challenges fixed ideas about race and gender.

The Downstairs Girl #ad - . The downstairs girl, for all its serious and timely content, is a jolly good time. Npr. From the critically-acclaimed author of under a Painted Sky and Outrun the Moon and founding member of We Need Diverse Books comes a powerful novel about identity, betrayal, and the meaning of family. This vividly rendered historic novel will keep readers riveted as witty, observant Jo deals with the dangers of questioning power.

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Penny from Heaven

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Yearling #ad - Newbery honor–winning, swim at the local pool, new york times–bestselling, and as full of fun and adventure as it is of deeper family issues--now with striking new cover art!    School’s out for summer, and Penny and her cousin Frankie have big plans to eat lots of butter pecan ice cream, and cheer on their favorite baseball team—the Brooklyn Dodgers! But sometimes things don’t go according to plan.

Includes an author’s note with photographs and background on World War II, internment camps, and 1950s America, as well as additional resources and websites. Frankie is constantly getting into trouble, and Penny feels caught between the two sides of her family. But even if the summer doesn’t exactly start as planned.

Penny from Heaven #ad - Things can work out in the most unexpected ways!   set just after World War II, this thought-provoking novel also highlights the prejudice Penny’s Italian American family must confront because people of Italian descent were “the enemy” not long ago. Penny’s mom doesn’t want her to swim because she’s afraid Penny will get polio.

Holm's deft storytelling is at once rosy, rounded, and realistic. San francisco Chronicle Yearling Books. Inspired by three-time newbery honor winner jennifer Holm’s own Italian American family, Penny from Heaven is a story about families—about the things that tear them apart and the things that bring them back together.

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Full of Beans

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Yearling #ad - Interesting family and small-town dynamics further enrich this fascinating account of a young boy’s life in Florida’s ‘Recovery Key. Booklist,  starred"Filled with humor, heart, and warmth. Kirkus review, Starred"Entertaining and illuminating historical fiction. Publishers Weekly, Starred Yearling Books.

. Winner of the scott o'dell award five starred Reviews!A New York Public Library Best Book for Kids, 2016Grown-ups lie. That’s one truth Beans knows for sure. Children will love Beans. Shelf awareness, starred"A novel as entertaining as the motion pictures Beans loves to see. The horn book magazine,  starred“Inspired by actual events, Holm’s talent for writing historical fiction is on full display.

Full of Beans #ad - He and his gang know how to spot a whopper a mile away, because they are the savviest bunch of barefoot conchs that means “locals” in all of Key West. Big plans. Not that beans really minds; it’s 1934, the middle of the Great Depression. In fact, he has plans. With no jobs on the island, and no money anywhere, who can really blame the grown-ups for telling a few tales? Besides, Beans isn’t anyone’s fool.

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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes Puffin Modern Classics

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Puffin Books #ad - Then she must face the hardest race of her life—the race against time. Based on a true story, sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes celebrates the courage that makes one young woman a heroine in Japan. The story speaks directly to young readers of the tragedy of Sadako's death and, in its simplicity, makes a universal statement for 'peace in the world.

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes Puffin Modern Classics #ad - The horn book "the story is told tenderly but with neither a morbid nor a sentimental tone: it is direct and touching. Bccb yearling Books. An extraordinary book, one no reader will fail to find compelling and unforgettable. Booklist, starred reviewthe star of her school’s running team, Sadako is lively and athletic…until the dizzy spells start.

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Turtle in Paradise

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Yearling #ad - In jennifer L. Florida's like nothing Turtle's ever seen before though. But then again, 11-year-old Turtle is no Shirley Temple. She's smart and tough and has seen enough of the world not to expect a Hollywood ending. Holm's new york times bestselling, Newbery Honor winning middle grade historical fiction novel, life isn't like the movies.

Yearling Books. It's hot and strange, and even buried pirate treasure! before she knows what's happened, full of rag tag boy cousins, Turtle finds herself coming out of the shell she's spent her life building, scams, family secrets, and as she does, her world opens up in the most unexpected ways. After all, it's 1935 and jobs and money and sometimes even dreams are scarce.

Turtle in Paradise #ad - A hilarious blend of family drama seasoned with a dollop of adventure. Yearling Books. So when turtle's mama gets a job housekeeping for a lady who doesn't like kids, Turtle says goodbye without a tear and heads off to Key West, Florida to live with relatives she's never met. Puffin. Filled with adventure, humor and heart,  Turtle in Paradise is an instant classic both boys and girls with love.

Includes an author's note with photographs and further background on the Great Depression, as well as additional resources and websites.

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The Goose Girl Books of Bayern

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Bloomsbury USA Childrens #ad - In this beloved first book in the books of Bayern, from New York Times bestselling author Shannon Hale, Princess Ani must become a goose girl before she can become queen. Anidori-kiladra talianna isilee, spends the first years of her life listening to her aunt's stories and learning the language of the birds, Crown Princess of Kildenree, especially the swans.

Yearling Books. Puffin. As she grows up, ani develops the skills of animal speech, but she never feels quite comfortable speaking with people. To survive, ani takes on work as a royal goose girl, hiding in plain sight while she develops her forbidden talents and works to discover her own true, powerful voice.

The Goose Girl Books of Bayern #ad - The first book in master storyteller Shannon Hale's beloved Books of Bayern series is equal parts fantastical and romantic, with an unforgettable protagonist to root for at its center. So when ani's mother sends her away to be married in a foreign land, who leads a mutiny that leaves her alone, destitute, she finds herself at the mercy of her silver-tongued lady in waiting, and fleeing for her life.

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