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Sophie's Studio Programs Fall 2017

Recommended reading for children in support of Sophie's Studio programs. Sophie's Studio programs, activities and spaces promote creativity and writing for children, made possible by long-time library lover and user Sophia Lucyk. Books listed below are by Sophie's Studio programs authors and related subject categories.

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Carroll, David, 1966- author.
After Finn has a terrible crash while riding his bike, he learns that is going blind and that his sight will soon vanish. While making the most of his "last" summer, he and his friend discover a mysterious island that no one else can see. (Sophie's Studio presenter)
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Carroll, David, 1966- author.
Quinn is an amazing distance runner with a unique edge that empowers him to tackle a grueling 100-mile, 24-hour-long race. But as he runs, he reflects on his past and concludes that life is not a race, but a journey. (Sophie's Studio presenter)
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Ghent, Natale, 1962- author.
Millhouse is a hairless guinea pig who loves the theatre and Shakespeare. But after his beloved owner dies, Millhouse isn't sure if he's up for the drama that ensues. (Sophie's Studio program presenter)
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Ghent, Natale, 1962-
Can the Odd Fellows defeat bully Larry Harry with their science scheme? (Sophie's Studio presenter)
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Ghent, Natale, 1962-
When Nathaniel becomes the owner of Smokey the stallion, he finally has something to feel happy about since his father left the family, but it doesn't take long for trouble to set in. (Sophie's Studio presenter)
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Khan, Rukhsana, 1962- author.
A Pakistani boy confined to a wheelchair tries to earn the title of "king" for a day by capturing the most kites during Basant, the annual spring kite festival. (Sophie's Studio presenter)
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Khan, Rukhsana, 1962-
Jameela is an Afghani girl living in a poor village with her parents. But after her mother Mor dies suddenly, she must face harsh circumstances alone in an effort to survive. (Sophie's Studio presenter)
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Lanthier, Jennifer, author.
Oscar has written a letter to his former best friend, announcing that all the fun they used to have is now OVER! But what could have caused this fight? (Sophie's Studio program presenter)
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Lanthier, Jennifer.
This powerful story follows the developing friendship between a prison guard and prisoner when their passions for stamps and stories collide. (Sophie's Studio program presenter)
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Lawson, JonArno.
A fun look at the wonderful intricacies of language. (Sophie's Studio presenter)
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Lawson, JonArno.
First love and self-discovery are explored in funny and reflective four-line poems. (Sophie's Studio presenter)
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Lawson, JonArno, author.
Holland likes pretty things so much he steals them. After being caught yet again, he joins the army and while stationed in some tropical paradise, he finds pretty things he can only capture in a very different way. (Sophie's Studio presenter)
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MacLeod, Elizabeth, author.
In World War I horses were as important as soldiers. This is the story of one horse from Canada who worked alongside his riders to help win the war. (Sophie's Studio presenter)
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MacLeod, Elizabeth, author.
History, inventions, monsters and myths. (Sophie's Studio presenter)
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MacLeod, Elizabeth, author.
Explore 6 disappearances and how modern technology might solve these long standing mysteries. From the ghost ship Mary Celeste to escaped prisoners, these will intrigue any reader.
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MacLeod, Elizabeth.
Many facts about cats including why cats rub against you and how to communicate with them. (Sophie's Studio presenter)
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Sutherland, Joel A., 1980-
From coming up with good ideas, to how to write so others will read your masterpiece. This book is full of hints and writing tricks.
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Yomtov, Nelson.
Hints and tips for planning, organizing, and writing a comic book story.
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Levine, Gail Carson, author.
Find out how to make a story come alive and what it takes to be a famous author.
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