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CARRIE'S WAR by Nina Bawden

It is wartime and Carrie and Nick Willow are sent from London to Wales to protect them from the blitz. While in Wales, they live with "Auntie Lou" and her very strict brother, Mr. Evans.  Their friend Albert is luckier, living in Druid's Bottom with Hepzibah Green and the strange Mister Johnny.  Gradually they begin to settle into their new surroundings, but then Carrie does the worst thing she ever did in her life...

Join us on Tuesday, July 30th at 6:30 when we will discuss this heartwarming and unforgettable story.  Snacks will be served.

BECCA AT SEA by Deirdre Baker

Becca has frequently gone with her parents to visit her Gran at her rustic cabin by the sea.  But this year, Becca's mother is expecting a baby, and Becca is sent to visit her grandmother on her own.  The prospect of spending time at Gran's---with her peculiar plumbing and ridiculous Scrabble rules---is hardly appealing.  Then, on her very first night, Becca finds an oyster full of pearls.  One pearl for every adventure to come?  Becca desperately hopes so, as much as she longs for a friend to share them with.

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