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Gallant —Schwab, Victoria, author.

Olivia Prior has grown up at the grim Merilance School for Girls with no no past except for her one treasure, her mother's journal, so when a letter arrives inviting her to come home to ruinous manor, Gallant, she seizes...

The lonely hearts hotel —O'Neill, Heather, 1973- author.

Set in Montreal and New York between the wars, a spellbinding story about two orphans whose unusual magnetism and talent allow them to imagine a sensational future, from the bestselling, two-time Scotiabank Giller Prize-...

Great expectations —Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870, author.

Humble, orphaned Pip is apprenticed to the dirty work of the forge but dares to dream of becoming a gentleman - and one day, under sudden and enigmatic circumstances, he finds himself in possession of "great expectations...

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...

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.

The orphans of Mersea House : a novel —Wingate, Marty, author.

In 1957, on England's Suffolk coast, Margery Paxton, the owner of Mersea House, the town's only lodging, is informed she has a new ward, the eleven-year-old orphaned daughter of her first love, while her lodgers find the...

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.

Everland —Spinale, Wendy, author.

London is a ruin, destroyed by German bombs, ravaged by the Horologia virus, and ruled by the ruthless Captain Hanz Otto Oswald Kretschmer, whose Marauders search for and seize the children who are immune to the virus in...

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...

The heart's charge —Witemeyer, Karen, author.

"On a mission to deliver a baby to a nearby foundling home, Mark Wallace and Jonah Brooks encounter two women who capture their attention. And when a handful of urchin children from the area go missing, a pair of horseme...

The secret garden

A young orphan named Mary is sent to live at the dark and foreboding English estate of her widowed uncle. She discovers a secret garden which was abandoned after a tragic accident. With the help of her crippled cousin Co...

Madeline and the old house in Paris —Marciano, John Bemelmans, author, illustrator.

When Lord Cucuface, head of Madeline's school, takes a telescope from the attic during a surprise inspection, its ghostly owner convinces Madeline to help get it back, with help from neighbor Pepito and her fellow orphan...

A beacon of light : an Amish romance —Byler, Linda, author.

At the end of Banished, Clinton has died and May is left to fend for herself in a city where she knows almost no one and has no way of earning a living. Not knowing where Oba had wound up and realizing she can't return t...

The girl in his shadow : a novel —Blake, Audrey, active 2020, author.

"When Dr. Croft takes in orphan Eleanor Beady, he doesn't realize that he's gained an apprentice. Raised amidst Croft's experiments, "Nora" becomes his most trusted assistant-an unthinkable and unlawful pursuit for a wom...

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,...

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...

The slippery slope —Snicket, Lemony, author.

In the perilous Mortmain Mountains, Klaus and Violet Baudelaire meet another well-read person, who helps them try to rescue Sunny from the villainous Count Olaf and his henchmen as they all near "the last safe place."

Unfailing love —Oke, Janette, 1935- author.

"Lillian Walsh and Grace Bennett have learned so much already about caring for children in distress. It hasn't been easy, but it becomes even more difficult when they suddenly discover that three children have run away. ...

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