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the miraculous journey of edward tulane

story by kate dicamillo
art by bagram ibatoulline

this modern classic revolves around a china rabbit and his perilous journey back to his owner. sweet and lovely and a must-have for your personal library.

kaechele elementary all school read

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the velveteen rabbit

by margery williams
illustrated by william nicholson

Complete with the endearing, original color illustrations of William Nicholson, The Velveteen Rabbit tells a triumphant and timeless story about the redemptive power of love.

Kaechele Elementary all school read: k-2 option

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the velveteen rabbit

by margery williams
illustrated by sarah massini

This beautiful gift edition of Williams’ time-honored tale includes an exclusive audio download of British actress Juliet Stevenson reading the story. Full color.

kaechele elementary all school read: k-2 option

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wishtree

by katherine applegate

red is the neighborhood “wishtree”―people write their wishes on pieces of cloth and tie them to red’s branches. Along with the animals who seek refuge in red’s hollows, red watches over the neighborhood. you might say red has seen it all. until a new family moves in. not everyone is welcoming, and red’s experience as a wishtree is more important than ever.

bettie weaver elementary – all school read!

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lumberjanes: unicorn power!

written by mariko tamaki
illustrated by brooklyn allen
ages 10-14

the five scouts of roanoke cabin love their summers at camp. they get to hang out with their best friends, earn badges, annoy their no-nonsense counselor jen, and go on supernatural adventures. this hilarious adventure series brings the beloved lumberjanes characters into a novel format with brand-new adventures.

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lumberjanes vol. 1: beware the kitten holy

illustrated by brooklyn allen
ages 10-14

five best friends spending the summer at lumberjane scout camp…defeating yetis, three-eyed wolves, and giant falcons…what’s not to love?! the mystery keeps getting bigger, and it all begins here.

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lumberjanes vol. 2: friendship to the max

illustrated by brooklyn allen
ages 10-14

between the river monsters, magic, and the art of friendship bracelets, this summer is only just beginning. join the lumberjanes as they take on raptors and a sibling rivalry that only myths are made of.

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lumberjanes vol. 3: a terrible plan

illustrated by brooklyn allen
ages 10-14

trying to take advantage of the first quiet day at camp in a while, mal and molly’s date takes a bizarre turn with the appearance of the bear woman! back at camp, jo, april, and ripley must stay on their toes as they try to earn every badge possible which ends up being a lot harder than any of them ever planned.

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lumberjanes, vol. 4: out of time

illustrated by brooklyn allen
ages 10-14

jen just wants to have a normal lesson with her cabin, teaching campers the basic survival skills needed without any supernatural intervention when a blizzard hits camp! separated from her girls, jen finds herself in more trouble than ever…until a mysterious stranger swoops in to save the day.

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lumberjanes, vol. 5: band together

excited for the annual bandicoot bacchanal, ripley recruits her friends to help her get ready for the dance. but before the lumberjanes know it, something mysterious begins to bubble to the surface of the lake near camp.

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lumberjanes, vol. 6: sink or swim

illustrated by brooklyn allen
ages 10-14

camp is about more than just crafts and acquiring badges when you’re a lumberjane. when april, jo, mal, molly, and ripley all decide to learn more about the mysterious seafarin’ karen, things take a turn for the strange.

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summer of the woods

by steven k. smith

Brothers Sam and Derek move to Virginia with their family and discover a rare 1877 Indian Head coin in the woods behind their new house. Join the brothers as they solve the mystery in the first book of local author, Steven Smith’s, fast-paced Virginia Mystery Series!

signed copies available!

mystery on church hill

by steven k. smith

sam and derek are back! join the brothers at richmond’s famous st’ john’s church as they follow clues from our founding father’s about a secret plot to steal a national treasure.

ghosts of belle isle

by steven k. smith

in book three of the virginia mystery series, the brothers uncover the rich history of richmond’s beloved belle isle, a former prisoner-of-war camp from the civil war.

secret of the staircase

by steven k. smith

When the wedding rings go missing at a wedding at Richmond’s historic Jefferson hotel and Sam is blamed, the boys must hunt down the truth without meeting the hotel’s must unusual guests.