The Origami Master





When Shima discovered the small warbler was folding the beautiful origami animals, he put it in a birdcage so he could watch its art. But the warbler will only apply its skill to escape captivity.


The Origami Master by Nathaniel Lachenmeyer

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Rinkitink in Oz





Marauders have swept across the island kingdom of Pingaree, destroying, pillaging and capturing all the people for slaves. Except Prince Inga and the visiting King Rinkitink. Determined to rescue his parents and the people of Pingaree from slavery, Prince Inga sets off, with his visitor in tow.

Rinkitink in Oz by L. Frank Baum

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The Apple and the Arrow





This is the tale of the Swiss desire for freedom from Austrian rule in 1291, and what happened when William Tell refused to bow to the duke’s hat.


The Apple and the Arrow by Mary and Conrad Buff

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Space Station Rat




Once Rat experiences sunshine, she knows she must be free. But her escape lands her on a space station. How can Rat survive there and remain free?

Space Station Rat by Michael J. Daley

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The Toothpaste Millionaire





Rufus has an idea – to sell simple toothpaste for a fair price with a modest profit. He makes money, creates jobs, and helps others make money. As Kate’s father said, “Rufus’s only crime was cutting through a lot of red tape. He should be an example to the whole country.”


The Toothpaste Millionaire by Jean Merrill

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Trouble for Trumpets





Grumpets are never happy “unless they are laying their paws on things that belong to others.” Which means the Trumpets must defend against invasion and their land “turning slowly into a cold, dark waste of Grumpets.”


Trouble for Trumpets by Peter Dallas-Smith

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The Little Gentleman





Mole considers the idea of being kept in a vivarium to be vicious and ignoble. He has endured much for his freedom, and wishes to keep it. As their friendship grows, Bet learns more of Mole’s story.

The Little Gentleman by Philippa Pearce

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The War Within





Hannah has grown up in Mississippi, never questioning the ownership of slaves. When General Grant expels all Jews from his district and Hannah experiences being treated as inferior, she begins to wonder.


The War Within by Carol Matas

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Patriots




Earth policies have become intolerable and the colonial worlds are beginning to rebel. One thing leads to another, and the rough-edged individualists of the frontier world Greenwood are drawn into the struggle for independence.

Patriots by David Drake

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Lost in the Barrens





Awasin and Jamie become stranded in the Canadian arctic as winter arrives. Their skills and ingenuity, plus hard work and some good luck, help them survive in the Barrens.


Lost in the Barrens by Farley Mowat

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