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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...

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...

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 miserable mill —Snicket, Lemony, author.

Accidents, evil plots, and general misfortune abound when, in their continuing search for a home, the Baudelaire orphans are sent to live and work in a sinister lumber mill.

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.

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...

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 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...

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.

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...

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...

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 ...

L. M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables —Helldorfer, Mary-Claire, 1954-

A simplified retelling of how Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, comes to live on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her.

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.

The cruel prince —Black, Holly, author.

Jude was seven years old when her parents were murdered and she and her two sisters were stolen away to live in the treacherous High Court of Faerie. Ten years later, Jude wants to belong there, despite her mortality. Bu...

The vile village —Snicket, Lemony, author.

Under a new government program based on the saying "It takes a village to raise a child," the Baudelaire orphans are adopted by an entire town, with disastrous results.

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