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A Hundred Horses
by Sarah Lean Details
Eleven-year-old Nell must spend spring break in the country with an aunt and cousins she has never met, but while there she meets a mysterious, wild girl with a strange connection to horses and an uncanny understanding of Nell.
Don't Wear Polka Dot Underwear With White Pants (and Other Lessons I've Learned)
by Allison Gutknecht Details
Struggling to manage a life that has been complicated by the arrival of new twin siblings, her ongoing feud with an irritating nemesis, and an embarrassing fashion gaffe, eight-year-old Mandy looks forward to a school pageant and is surprised by her teacher's unexpected casting decision.
Fairest of All
by Sarah Mlynowski Details
After moving to a new house, ten-year-old Abby and her younger brother Jonah discover an antique mirror that transports them into the Snow White fairy tale.
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Whatever After
Girl Meets Ghost
by Lauren Barnholdt Details
Seventh-grader Kendall can see dead people. Not only can she see them, she can speak to them. . . and they can speak to her. They want Kendall to be a psychic sleuth and figure out what unresolved issues are keeping them from moving on.
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Girl Meets Ghost
by Laurence Yep Details
Isabelle, who attends a performing arts school in Washington, D.C., with her older sister, Jade, has a passion for ballet dancing but lacks self-confidence.
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Isabelle Palmer
Jasmine and Maddie
by Christine Pakkala Details
To grieving Jasmine, Maddie's a rich kid with no problems. To lonely Maddie, Jasmine is all cavalier cool in their tame Connecticut town. True friends they are not. Yet each hopes the other might save her.
Kelsey Green, Reading Queen
by Claudia Mills Details
Kelsey is the best reader in her third grade class, and she is determined to lead her class to victory in the all-school reading contest.
Lulu in LA LA Land
by Elisabeth Wolf Details
Down-to-earth Lulu does not fit with her glamorous, Hollywood A-list family but as her eleventh birthday approaches she writes a screenplay about her efforts to throw a birthday party her parents and sister might actually attend.
Starring Jules (as Herself)
by Beth Ain Details
Jules is an ordinary seven-year-old girl, concerned with school and friends and other ordinary things--until a chance meeting with a casting director leads to an audition for a television commercial.
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Starring Jules
Take the Reins
by Jessica Burkhart Details
When Sasha Silver and her horse, Charm, arrive on the campus of the elite Canterwood Crest Academy, Sasha knows that she's in trouble. She's not exactly welcomed with open arms. One group of girls in particular is used to being the best, the brightest, and the prettiest on the team, and when Sasha shows her skills in the arena, the girls' claws come out.
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Canterwood Crest
The Center of Everything
by Linda Urban Details
For Ruby Pepperdine, the center of everything is on the rooftop of Pepperdine Motors, stargazing from the circle of her grandmother Gigi's hug. That's how everything is supposed to be--until it goes spinning out of control.
The Glitter Trap
by Barbara Brauner Details
Lacey, a misfit, is forced to assume fairy godmother duties for popular girl Paige, a responsibility that tests her best friendship with Sunny and her ability to survive middle school.
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Oh My Godmother
The Storybook of Legends
by Shannon Hale Details
At Ever After High, a boarding school for the sons and daughters of famous fairy-tale characters, students Apple White and Raven Queen face the moment when they must choose whether to follow their destinies, or change them.
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Ever After High
Updated 04/10/2014
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