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From NPR’s longtime “voice of books” comes another enchanting collection of short stories. In An Authentic Captain Marvel Ring, 15 stories lay bare the musing and motivations of a writer. The title story is a flash fiction piece that acts as both prologue and an intriguing look at a writer’s inspiration, taking us through a child’s eyes into a fantastic land. A land that will inform,...

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Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

This is a story about what holds people together, and what happens after lives fall apart. Set in Australia, Jellicoe Road follows Taylor Markham as she fights a teenage territory war, falls in love, and slowly unravels the mystery at the novel's center, the mystery of her own past. You will come to care deeply about the characters and their fates, and there are definitely some tear-jerking moments. 

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Jellicoe Road (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 9780061431852
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperTeen, 3/2010

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