• Linked by Gordon Korman


    Genre: Realistic Fiction & Mystery

    Summary: When swastikas begin appearing all over town, Link, Michael, and Dana, the only Jewish girl in town, must face crimes both past and present to find the truth.

    Read Alikes: Restart, Amina’s Voice

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    The Lion of Mars by Jennifer L. Holm


    Genre: Science Fiction | Adventure

    Summary: Bell has spent his whole life - all eleven years of it - on Mars. But he's still just a regular kid - he loves cats, any kind of cake, and is curious about the secrets the adults in the US colony are keeping. Like, why don't have contact with anyone on the other Mars colonies? Why are they so isolated? When a virus breaks out and the grown-ups all fall ill, Bell and the other children are the only ones who can help. It's up to Bell - a regular kid in a very different world - to uncover the truth and save his family ... and possibly unite an entire planet.

    Read Alikes: SpaceCase, A Rover’s Story

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    The Hidden Knife by Melissa Marr

    Genre: Fantasy | Adventure

    Summary: After a tragedy, Vicky bands together with new friends to seek justice in the dangerous Glass City, where the magical gargoyles are always watching.

    Read Alikes: The Patron Thief of Bread

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    The Night Ride by J. Anderson Coats


    Genre: Historical Fiction

    Summary: Saving her coppers to buy a beloved horse that has been transferred to the royal stables of the king of Mael Dunn, new stablehand Sonnia must compete in a dangerous, highly illegal night ride to protect her horse.

    Read Alikes: Pony, The One and Only Ivan

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    Nightingale by Deva Fagan


    Genre: Fantasy

    Summary: After twelve-year-old Lark, determined to escape her squalid life, steals a magical sword from the Royal Museum, she reluctantly becomes the next Nightingale, destined to vanquish an ancient evil.

    Read Alikes: Skandar and the Unicorn Thief, Amari and the Night Brothers

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    Once Upon a Camel by Kathi Appelt and Eric Rohmann


    Genre: Adventure

    Summary: In 1910, Zada the camel treks across the West Texas desert to save two baby kestrels from an approaching haboob, a mountain-sized storm, sharing adventures from her youth in Turkey to keep them calm.

    Read Alikes: The Elephant’s Girl, A Wolf Called Wander, Pax, A Whale of the Wild

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    One Kid's Trash by Jamie Sumner


    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Summary: When his father moves them halfway across Colorado, eleven-year-old Hugo O'Donnell is surprised that his remarkable talent for garbology makes him popular for the first time in his life.

    Read Alikes: Roll With It, Barakah Beats

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    A Place to Hang the Moon by Kate Albus


    Genre: Historical Fiction

    Summary: In World War II England, orphaned siblings William, Edmund, and Anna are evacuated from London to live in the countryside, where they bounce from home to home in search of someone willing to adopt them permanently.

    Read Alikes: The War That Saved My Life

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    Pony by R. J. Palacio


    Genre: Historical Fiction

    Summary: A modern classic about a boy on a quest to rescue his father, with only a ghost as his companion and a mysterious pony as his guide.

    Read Alikes: White Fang

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    Six Feet Below Zero by Ena Jones


    Genre: Realistic Fiction | Mystery

    Summary: Rosie and Baker need to keep up the illusion that their Great Grammy is alive before the Grim Hesper takes away the only home they have ever known.

    Read Alikes: Book Scavenger, Sammy Keys and the Hotel Thief, I’ll Give You The Sun

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    Tangled Up in Luck by Merrill Wyatt


    Genre: Mystery

    Summary: Seventh-graders Sloane and Amelia are devastated to be paired for a research project about long-lost jewels, but soon they are finding clues hidden for nearly a century--and realize they are being used.

    Read Alikes: The Parker Inheritance

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    Worst Case Colin by Rebecca Caprara


    Genre: Realistic Fiction - Written in Verse

    Summary: In the two years since his mother was killed in an automobile crash, Collin has been anticipating further disasters, writing down what to do in the event of an avalanche or mentally practicing the Heimlich maneuver just in case--but the real trouble is that his mathematician father is obsessed with a classic math problem and has a hoarding problem that is spiraling out of control, leaving Collin desperate to hide this chaos from his friends and everyone else, even as he struggles with his own grief.

    Read Alikes: Across The Desert

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