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12 mighty orphans

The true story of the Mighty Mites, the football team of a Fort Worth orphanage who, during the Great Depression, went from playing without shoes, or even a football, to playing for the Texas state championships. Over th...

The second story —Harris, Neil Patrick, 1973- author.

Leila and the other Magic Misfits have the opportunity to perform with a famous stage psychic known as Madame Esmeralda, who may hold secrets to Leila's past.

The false prince —Nielsen, Jennifer A.

In the country of Carthya, a devious nobleman engages four orphans in a brutal competition to be selected to impersonate the king's long-missing son in an effort to avoid a civil war.

The austere academy —Snicket, Lemony, author.

As their outrageous misfortune continues, the Baudelaire orphans are shipped off to a miserable boarding school, where they befriend the two Quagmire triplets and find that they have been followed by the dreaded Count Ol...

The gathering —Poblocki, Dan, author.

Poppy Caldwell is an orphan who keeps seeing a figure standing behind her in the mirror at the group home where she lives, but she does not associate this ghost with the letter that mysteriously appears in her file, clai...

The penultimate peril —Snicket, Lemony.

The Baudelaire orphans disguise themselves as employees of the Hotel Denouement and find themselves pursued by the evil Count Olaf and by others.

The ersatz elevator —Snicket, Lemony, author.

The woeful saga of the Baudelaire orphans continues as evil Count Olaf discovers their whereabouts at Esmé Squalor's seventy-one bedroom penthouse and concocts a new plan for stealing their family fortune.

Clockwork prince —Clare, Cassandra, author.

As the Council attempts to strip Charlotte of her power, sixteen-year-old orphaned shapechanger Tessa Gray works with the London Shadowhunters to find the Magister and destroy his clockwork army, learning the secret of h...

Alex Rider. scorpia rising —Horowitz, Anthony, 1955-

Alex Rider must once again do battle against the terrorist organization responsible for the death of his parents--Scorpia--when their plot in the Middle East poses a threat to humanity, but this time around the risks are...

The end —Snicket, Lemony, author.

Lost at sea, the Baudelaire orphans, along with the evil Count Olaf, wash up on the shore of an island populated by an oddly placid group of inhabitants, and they try to decide whether or not they are truly safe.

This tender land : a novel —Krueger, William Kent, author.

"The acclaimed author of Ordinary Grace crafts a powerful novel about an orphan's life-changing adventure traveling down America's great rivers during the Great Depression, seeking both a place to call home and a sense o...

Together forever —Hedlund, Jody, author.

Marianne Neumann takes a job as a placing agent with the Children's Aid Society in hopes of finding her younger sister. In 1858 New York she finds it's not always easy to offer children a better life. Former schoolteache...

The home for unwanted girls : a novel —Goodman, Joanna, 1969- author.

"In 1950s Quebec, the French and English tolerate each other with precarious civility-much like Maggie Hughes' parents. Maggie's English-speaking father has ambitions for his daughter that don't include marriage to the p...

The magician's elephant —DiCamillo, Kate, author.

When ten-year-old orphan Peter Augustus Duchene encounters a fortune teller in the marketplace one day and she tells him that his sister, who is presumed dead, is in fact alive, he embarks on a remarkable series of adven...

Cruella

In 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, is a young grifter named Estella, a clever and creative girl determined to make a name for herself with her designs. She befriends a pair of young thieves who appreciate h...

Shadow and bone —Bardugo, Leigh, author.

Orphaned by the Border Wars, Alina Starkov is taken from obscurity and her only friend, Mal, to become the protegée of the mysterious Darkling, who trains her to join the magical elite in the belief that she is the Sun ...

The forgotten daughter : a novel —Goodman, Joanna, 1969- author.

"1992. Montreal, Quebec, 60 miles from the US border. Canada is in danger of splintering as French-Canadian factions renew Quebec's fight to gain independence from Canada. Wild and beautiful Véronique Fortin, daughter o...

Anne of Green Gables —Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud), 1874-1942, author.

Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her.

She who became the sun —Parker-Chan, Shelley, author.

"Mulan meets The Song of Achilles in Shelley Parker-Chan's She Who Became the Sun, a bold, queer, and lyrical reimagining of the rise of the founding emperor of the Ming Dynasty from an amazing new voice in literary fant...

Siege and storm —Bardugo, Leigh, author.

Hunted across the True Sea and haunted by the lives she took on the Fold, Alina must try to make a life with Mal in an unfamiliar land, all while keeping her identity as the Sun Summoner a secret.

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