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Daily Deals: Historical romance and YA

Chasing Redbird by Sharon Creech. $ 1.99 From the Jacket Copy: It started out as an ordinary summer. But the minute thirteen-year-old Zinny covered the old, overgrown trail that ran through the woods behind her family’s house, she realized that… more

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