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Airman
Eoin Colfer

When Conor discovers a conspiracy to overthrow the king, he is branded a traitor, imprisoned, and forced to mine for diamonds under brutal conditions while he plans a daring escape from Little Saltee prison by way of a flying machine that he must design and build himself.

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Because of Winn Dixie
Di Camillo, Kate

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Best Christmas Pageant Ever, The
Barbara Robinson

The six mean Herdman kids lie, steal, smoke cigars (even the girls) and then become involved in the community Christmas pageant.

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Boy in the Striped Pajamas, The: A Fable
John Boyne

Bored and lonely after his family moves from Berlin to a place called "Out-With" in 1942, Bruno, the son of a Nazi officer, befriends a boy in striped pajamas who lives behind a wire fence.

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Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, The
William Kamkwamba

When 14-year-old William Kamkwamba's Malawi village was hit by a drought in 2001, everyone's crops began to fail. His family didn't have enough money for food, let alone school, so William spent his days in the library. He came across a book on windmills and figured out how to build a windmill that could bring electricity to his village. Everyone thought he was crazy but William persevered and managed to create a functioning windmill out of junkyard scraps. Several years later he figured out how to use the windmill for irrigation purposes.

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Breadwinner, The
Ellis, Deborah

Afghanistan: Parvana's father is arrested and taken away by the Taliban soldiers. Under Taliban law, women and girls are not allowed to leave the house on their own. With no man to go out to buy food, Parvana, her mother, and sisters face starvation. So Parvana must pretend to be a boy to save her family. It is a dangerous plan, but their only chance.

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Charlie and the chocolate factory
Dahl, Roald

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Charlotte's Web
E. B. White

A pig is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to be the farmer's Christmas dinner but his spider friend decides to help him.

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Chasing Vermeer
Balliett, Blue

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Coraline
Gaiman, Neil

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