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Deenie

Judy Blume - Juvenile Fiction - 1973 - 143 pages
Deenie is upset when she learns her posture problem is really scoliosis and that she will have to wear a back brace for at least four years.
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Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio

Peg Kehret - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1996 - 184 pages
The author describes her battle against polio when she was thirteen and her efforts to overcome its debilitating effects.
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Christina's Ghost

Betty Ren Wright - Juvenile Fiction - 1987 - 112 pages
Christina's summer in a spooky, isolated Victorian house with her grumpy uncle turns into a ghostly adventure.
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The Enemies of Jupiter

Caroline Lawrence - Juvenile Fiction - 2005 - 192 pages
Spring/Summer 2005
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Year of the Black Pony

Walt Morey - Juvenile Fiction - 2006 - 171 pages
The Fellows family has joined numerous others striving to make a go of homesteading in the Oregon high desert. But the venture has been disastrous from the start. Mr. Fellows ...
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If I Were a Tree

Juvenile Fiction - 2007 - 40 pages
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Little Maid of Provincetown

Alice Turner Curtis - Juvenile Fiction - 1997 - 190 pages
During the Revolutionary War, eight-year-old Anne Nelson, living in Provincetown on Cape Cod, determines to help the patriots' cause by carrying an important message from ...
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The happy Hocky family!

Lane Smith - Humorous stories - 1993 - 60 pages
A series of short silly stories takes a humorous look at the activities of various members of the Hocky family.
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May I visit?

Charlotte Zolotow, Erik Blegvad - Juvenile Fiction - 1976 - 32 pages
A little girl asks if she may return home to visit when she grows up and no longer spills powder in the bathroom or knocks over the plants.
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Living with Polio: The Epidemic and Its Survivors

Daniel J. Wilson - Medical - 2007 - 312 pages
The personal stories of men and women who had acute polio and lived with its crippling consequences are chronicled in a history of the enduring physical and psychological ...
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