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ALASKA. The Roadtrip Journal of an Eleven Year Old. By Paul Pointer
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Traveling 9,884 miles, a young boy and his grandparents spend an Alaskan summer of exploration and adventure. Detailed entries and illustrations captivate the rich heart within their classic journey.
An Eleven-Year Old Girl, a Homeless Man, and a Pony By Daniela Pitty
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A touching story about an eleven-year old who learns about love from her pony and a homeless man.
The Old Ones By Claire Marie de la Grange
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Maggy Driscoll was tough, an ex-Marine, an East LA high school teacher, but even the strongest of metal will fracture under too much stress. She had watched her partner of eleven years wither and die... More > from breast cancer, buried her grandmother Hattie, the last star in her heaven. It was time for a change, to go home, back to the bayou, back to Snake Island. Maggy would start her journey alone, but along the way, in the ashen swirls of tulle fog, amidst her loneliness, she would find someone waiting to join her, a woman different from anyone she had ever known.< Less
P.S. I'm Eleven (Surviving Haiti's Quake) By Mae Claire
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A very bright eleven year old girl, attending a private school in Haiti realizes the importance of her family and friends. She observes those who were not given the opportunity to be educated and... More > tells herself that she does not want to be “Menm jan ak yo.” She is given several opportunities to see different parts of the world. The trips make her wise beyond her years. Tragedy in Haiti strikes and it is now up to her to find the living among the dead. She loses all hope in finding her best friend but still believes that her parents may still be alive. Looking frantically for her Mami and Papi in the debris, she comes to terms with the fact that she may never see them again. Life as she knows it ceases to exist until she encounters several other victims on the way to Port-Au-Prince to find food. Her bond with the broken and hungry gives her the strength to search her heart and soul for what death and life really means.< Less
Tales of Old Japan By A.B. Mitford
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This text about Japan was written by A.B. Mitford and originally published in 1871. Ever since its publication it has become a classic on Japanese history and culture. From the amazing story of the... More > Forty-Seven Ronin to an eyewitness account of Hara-Kiri (ritual Japanese suicide) this text covers many Japanese stories and traditions unknown to the West at that time. "The recent revolution in Japan has wrought changes social as well as political; and it may be that when, in addition to the advance which has already been made, railways and telegraphs shall have connected the principal points of the Land of Sunrise, the old Japanese, such as he was and had been for centuries when we found him eleven short years ago, will have become extinct. It has appeared to me that no better means could be chosen of preserving a record of a curious and fast disappearing civilization than the translation of some of the most interesting national legends and histories." -Tales of Old Japan 1871< Less
The Honorable Miss: A Story of an Old-Fashioned Town By L. T. Meade
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: L. T. Meade was the pseudonym of Elizabeth Thomasina Meade Smith... More > (1844–1914), a prolific writer of girls' stories. She was born in Bandon, County Cork, Ireland, daughter of Rev. R. T. Meade, of Nohoval, County Cork. She later moved to London, where she married Alfred Toulmin Smith in September 1879.She began writing at 17 and produced over 300 books in her lifetime, being so prolific that not less than eleven new titles under her byline appeared in the first few years after her death. She was primarily known for her books for young people, of which the most famous was A World of Girls, published in 1886. However, she also wrote "sentimental" and "sensational" stories, religious stories, historical novels, adventure, romances, and mysteries, including several with male co-authors. Excerpt from:< Less
The Silver Lake Chronicles : Year One By Patrick Bacon
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When the Bacon family moves from the suburbs to a small town in rural Minnesota, eleven-year-old Russ is not happy. "The Silver Lake Chronicles - Year One" details his first year in a new... More > hometown, and shows that life in a small town is not as boring as he had assumed. This book is written for a pre-teen audience, but will entertain adults as well.< Less
NHUK: The Space Alien Girl By Donald E. Hammond
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Nhuk is a little eleven year old girl on a distant planet doomed to explode. Planet Zeet is a million years more advanced than Earth and Nhuk is one of the most intelligent. She escapes death and... More > travels through space for two light years at near light speed. Equipment failure causes her space ship to crash land in Tibet where she is given shelter in a Buddhist Monastery. She meets three American kids from the US Embassy and they become close friends. Nhuk struggles to be accepted and to convince humans she is from another planet. Some in the US Government think she is a threat and attempt to kidnap her and finally to assonate her. She and her three human friends survive and save Earth from a nuclear holocaust. Nhuk goes to space in the Shuttle and puts the Peace Crystal (a gift from Planet Zeet) in orbit. It causes peace between nations and Nhuk becomes a world hero.< Less
Jake By Alfred Slote
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Jake, a tough, independent eleven-year-old ballplayer lives with his Uncle Lenny, a musician, and pretty much takes care of himself. His baseball team, the Print-Alls, is in first place, but they... More > need a coach in order to stay in the League. No one's father wants to do it, so Jake and his team come up with a plan that might be crazy enough to work.< Less
Jake By Alfred Slote
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A tough, young ballplayer makes his way through life on a team looking for a coach.