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Bridge the generation gap with these titles portraying positive relationships between the old and young -- sure to spark discussion.

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The Canning Season

Love under trying circumstances One night out of the blue, Ratchet Clark’s ill-natured mother tells her that Ratchet will be leaving their Pensacola...

Polly Horvath Polly Horvath

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Diamond Willow

There’s more to me than most people see. Twelve-year-old Willow would rather blend in than stick out. But she still wants to be seen for who she is. She...

"...grandparents’ house, by herself, with Roxy in the lead. But sometimes when it’s just you, one mistake..."

Helen Frost Helen Frost

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Memories of Babi

Piri is a city girl, but every year she goes to visit her grandmother Babi on her farm in the Ukrainian village of Komjaty. There is a lot that Piri finds...

Aranka Siegal Aranka Siegal

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Naming Maya

West meets East Although Maya has done her best to avoid it, she is spending part of her summer in Chennai, India, with her mother, who is trying to sell...

Uma Krishnaswami Uma Krishnaswami

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That Fernhill Summer

Kiara Jones-Birkell knows a lot about the Birkell side of her family, and nothing about the Joneses. The one time she tried to ask about her mother’s...

Colby Rodowsky

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A Ring of Endless Light

The Austin Family Chronicles, Book 4

"With customary grace and firm control of an intricate plot, L'Engle has created another irresistible novel about familiar characters, the Austin family....

Madeleine L'Engle Madeleine L'Engle

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“A quietly astonishing work of art.” – Starred, Quill & Quire In the midst of a heaven-rattling summer storm a young stranger blows into a...

"...; Dolores Harper, the village elder who, in spite of her signature sweatshirt that says MEDDLING..."

Martha Brooks Martha Brooks

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Beekman's Big Deal

Twelve-year-old Beekman O'Day has spent his entire life moving from place to place with his wheeler-dealer father, Leo. They've lived everywhere in Manhattan,...

Michael de Guzman Michael de Guzman

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