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Mason Garcia is a young man with a military father. Because of this, he has to move frequently. This last move caused him to leave the ocean he loves for a sleepy little town where the only interesting place is a quiet park.

His new home becomes much more exciting when he finds that he has little people called the Punwees living all around. So the mystery begins...are the Punwees real? If so, who or what are they? Why can't anyone else see them?

Mason unravels the answers to these questions and manages to make some pretty great friends in the process.

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A mysterious and strange looking man has moved into an abandoned house on Hardscrabble Street, and the whole town is curious.

Gail, Jerry and Nancy meet their new neighbor, Dr. Fell, as he is moving in. They notice right away that there is something slightly strange about this man.

Dr. Fell immediately builds a magnificent playground as a gift to the children in the neighborhood. It is like nothing the children have ever seen!  Every child in town wants to play on it, even when they are supposed to be in school!

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Fairalon is a delightful fantasy novel that will most likely appeal to preteen girls. The main character, Iris, is unhappy after losing both her mother and grandmother within a two year period. She has been having very strange things happen to her. When she shares these visions with her father, he thinks she is crazy and takes her to see a doctor. Iris ends up finding out that she is very special (not crazy) and her grandmother knew it all along! When her grandmother died, she left all of her possessions to Iris on the condition that Iris moves into her home.

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This is the 2nd title in the Dragon's Guide series. 

In this story, Miss Drake (the dragon) wants to teach 11 year old Winnie (the human) about the magical world.  She enrolls Winnie in Spriggs Academy, a magical school. This school is for magical beings and for humans.  Winnie quickly takes a shine to it, and enjoys learning from famous individuals like Sir Isaac Newton and taking field trips to Loch Ness.

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Cousins William and Maxine think they are going to be spending the Summer of 1929 on a boring visit with a grandfather they have never met.  They quickly find out that he is not your average grandfather.

The two of them are swept up in an adventure that has them wandering through the streets of New York trying to find and rescue their grandfather from strange, foreign and deadly men called the Hashashin who work for a mysterious, Old Man on the Mountain.  The Old Man wants to obtain an elusive and magical treasure, The Eye of Midnight.



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