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A Book For Every Type: Ages 8-10

Whether your kid is an athlete, animal lover, history buff, or loves fantasy — these are books for every type of interest.
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Boy Who Saved Baseball (LC)
by John H. Ritter

Twelve-year-old Tom Gallagher loves baseball. He also loves the old ballpark in his hometown, which is about to be destroyed. Tom finds himself in a tight spot. The fate of Dillontown, his small California town, rests on the outcome of one baseball game, winner take all.

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My Side of the Mountain
by Jean Craighead George Illustrated by Jean Craighead George

Fifteen-year-old Sam Gribley has decided to run away from his crowded apartment home, but unlike most kids who rarely get beyond their block, Sam goes from New York City all the way to the ruined farm of Great-grandfather Gribley in the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York.

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by Dugald Steer Illustrated by Ian Andrew

Aar! Hoist the sails for a lavish new discovery filled with treasures — a magnificent resource for pirate lovers everywhere. The eagerly awaited new title in the best-selling 'Ology' series — more than 5 million sold worldwide!

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Because of Winn-Dixie
by Kate DiCamillo

A New York Times bestseller, a Newbery Honor winner, and the inspiration for a popular film!

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The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg
by Rodman Philbrick
A dramatic, witty Civil War tale from bestselling author Rodman Philbrick. With the lighthearted voice yet serious content of Mark Twain's best fiction, master storyteller Rodman Philbrick takes readers on a colorful journey as young Homer P.
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The Graveyard Book
by Neil Gaiman Illustrated by Dave McKean

Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be "completely" normal if he didn't live in a sprawling graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts, with a solitary guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor of the dead.

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