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    La Belle Sauvage
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    In his first trilogy, His Dark Materials, Philip Pullman brings readers into the story through an intense use of space; he gives us a fantastical Oxford, but described in such a way that readers could visit the real place and trace Lyra's adventures ... Beyond the Book
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    The Education Revolution

    The term 'Renaissance man' means a polymath, or someone who excels at many fields. Few people earned that moniker as brilliantly as Leonardo da Vinci, who actually lived during the height of the Italian Renaissance. Making his accomplishments even ... Beyond the Book
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    The Immortalists
    by Chloe Benjamin

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    On a summer day in 1969 in New York City, the Gold children agree to seek out a mysterious neighborhood fortune teller who is rumored to be able to predict the day you will ...

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    Romani Fortune Tellers

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    The Kites
    by Romain Gary, Miranda Richmond Mouillot

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    Published by New Directions for the first time in English, Romain Gary's The Kites tells a story of heroism and hope as the inhabitants of the small town of Cléry in ...

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    D-Day at Normandy

    In the dramatic final pages of The Kites, the Allies arrive in Normandy to liberate its inhabitants from Nazi occupation, an event that occurred on June 6, 1944 and drastically altered the landscape of World War II. It was the most expansive ... Beyond the Book

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