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2334 Results
The queen's gambit —Tevis, Walter S.

Beth Harmon becomes an orphan when her parents are killed in an automobile accident. At eight years old, she is placed in an orphanage in Mount Sterling, Kentucky, where the children are given a tranquillizer twice a day...

James and the giant peach —Dahl, Roald, author.

A young boy escapes from two wicked aunts and embarks on a series of adventures with six giant insects he meets inside a giant peach.

The hostile hospital —Snicket, Lemony, author.

On the run after being falsely accused of murder, the three Baudelaire orphans find themselves in the Heimlich Hospital, with the evil Count Olaf in close pursuit.

The carnivorous carnival —Snicket, Lemony, author.

On the run as suspected murderers, the unlucky Baudelaire orphans find themselves trapped in the Caligari Carnival, where they must masquerade as freaks in order to hide from the evil Count Olaf.

The orphan thief —Peters, Glynis, author.

From the author of 'The Secret Orphan' comes a new novel set in England during World War II. Ruby Shadwell is determined to survive the war and rebuild her life after she loses her entire family. A chance encounter with ...

Despicable me

Gru delights in all things wicked. Surrounded by an army of tireless little yellow minions, and armed with his arsenal of shrink rays, freeze rays, and battle-ready vehicles for land and air, he vanquishes all who stand ...

Dear Edward : a novel —Napolitano, Ann, author.

A twelve-year-old boy struggles with the worst kind of fame--as the sole survivor of a notorious plane crash.

The BFG Big Friendly Giant

Enjoy the imaginative story of a young girl and the Giant who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country. The BFG, while a giant himself, is a Big Friendly Giant and nothing like the other inhabitants of G...

Pete's dragon

For years, Mr. Meacham has told tales of the fierce dragon deep in the woods. To his daughter, Grace, these stories are little more than tall tales, until she meets Pete. Pete is a mysterious ten-year-old with no family ...

The forgotten daughter a novel —Goodman, Joanna, 1969-
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2020
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"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...

The perfect guests —Rous, Emma, author.

"The USA Today bestselling author of The Au Pair returns with another delicious, twisty novel--about a grand estate with many secrets, an orphan caught in a web of lies, and a young woman playing a dangerous game. 1980: ...

The forgotten orphan —Peters, Glynis, author.

As the Nazis' relentless bombs fall during the Blitz of Coventry, six-year-old Rose Sherbourne finds herself orphaned and under the guardianship of a Cornish farmer's daughter, Elenor Cardew. Elenor knows that the only w...

Someone to romance —Balogh, Mary, author.

"Lady Jessica Archer lost interest in the glittering excitement of romance after her cousin and dearest friend, Abigail, was rejected by the ton when her father was revealed to be a bigamist. Now that she is twenty-five,...

Searching for you —Hedlund, Jody, author.

"In 1850, Sophie Neumann flees New York with her two young charges after witnessing a crime. Reinhold Weiss has finally purchased his own small farm when an old friend shows up, pleading for help. But how can he help her...

Despicable me. 2

Once upon a time, Gru (voice of Steve Carrell) dreamt of stealing the moon - these days he's a single adoptive father of three precocious girls. Having given up his spectacular life of crime, Gru now aims to produce a de...

Earwig and the witch

Growing up in an orphanage in the British countryside, Earwig has no idea that her mother had magical powers. Her life changes dramatically when a strange couple takes her in, and she is forced to live with a selfish wit...

Prodigal son —Hurwitz, Gregg Andrew, author.

"Forced into retirement, Evan Smoak gets an urgent request for help from someone he didn't even suspect existed ... As a boy, Evan Smoak was pulled out of a foster home and trained in an off-the-books operation known as ...

Young samurai : the way of the sword —Bradford, Chris.

In 1611 Japan, English orphan Jack Fletcher continues his difficult training during his first year at samurai school while Dragon Eye, the ninja who killed his father, seeks him out to obtain a navigational logbook, and ...

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