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“The Lost Track of Time” by Paige Britt.  Juvenile Fiction.  “Penelope is an imaginative girl, whose every day has been rigidly scheduled by her mother–until one day she falls through a hole in her calendar and lands in the Realm of Possibility, where she discovers that it, too, is stuck in a track of time, and only she can save it.”

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“Mysterious Traveler” by Mall Peet and Elspeth Graham.  Juvenile Easy Fiction.  “Desert guide Issa finds the baby girl Mariama after a sandstorm, and raises her as his own daughter–until a young man and his protectors come seeking a guide for their dangerous journey through the Bitter Mountains.”

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Who’s feeling SUPER?

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“When evil has you whipped, and you don’t have an ounce of strength left in your tired old bones, when everybody around you has given up or is cowering in fear, when you’re down on your knees and the only sure thing is death, when all is lost and hope is nowhere is be found”  — Grandpa leaned over, his face level with Benny’s and mine — “at that horrible moment, a superhero stands, turns so he can look evil right in the eyes, and says, ‘IS THAT THE BEST YOU CAN DO?'”  

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