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Tween Fantasy: Historical Fantasy for Tweens
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Title: A Great and Terrible Beauty
Author: Bray, Libba
ISBN: 9780385732314
Notes: In Victorian England, Gemma Doyle struggles against the confines of a boarding school for rich young ladies. While there, she discovers dark, magical secrets and battles.

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Title: Airman
Author: Colfer, Eoin
ISBN: 9781423107507
Notes: In this fast paced adventure, Conor Broekhart is on a mission to build the first airplane, to clear his name from the charge of assassinating the king, and to survive horrific jail conditions. This book is set in an imaginary kingdom between Ireland and England circa 1900.

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Title: Doomwyte
Author: Jacques, Brian
ISBN: 9780399245442
Notes: This is the most recent book in Jacques’s Redwall series. In Doomwyte, an evil raven, Korvus Skurr, is convinced that treasure is hidden within the walls of Redwall Abbey. The world of Redwall Abbey is similar to medieval Britain with swords, castles, abbeys, lairds, feasts, and battles.

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Title: Princess Ben
Author: Murdock, Catherine Gilbert
ISBN: 9780618959716
Notes: Princess Ben is an awkward, overweight teenage princess who discovers she has magical powers that may help to save her kingdom.

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Title: Wolf Brother (Chronicles of Ancient Darkness, Book One)
Author: Paver, Michelle
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0060728256
Call Number: j
Notes: After his father is killed by a demon possessed bear, Torak takes on the quest of traveling to the Mountain of the World Spirit. Torak’s only companion is an orphaned wolf cub. This story is set in the forests 6,000 years ago.

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Title: The Alchemyst: the Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel
Author: Scott, Michael Dylan
ISBN: 9780385736008
Notes: Fifteen year old twins Sophie and Josh take summer jobs in San Francisco. Soon, they are swept up into a battle to save the world with Nicholas Flamel, an alchemist from the 1400s.