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Stephanie S. Tolan
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Applewhites
Flight of the Raven
Ordinary Miracles
Face in the Mirror
Welcome to the Ark
Who's There?
Witch of Maple Park
Plague Year
A Good Courage
Pride of Peacock
No Safe Harbors
Tansy Warner
The Last of Eden

NewApplewhites at Wit's End

Jake Semple and E.D. Applewhite are back, this time facing a financial meltdown E.D.'s father has called ""the end of the world "" Famously creative Randolph Applewhite hatches a plan to save the family from poverty and starvation: They will turn the sixteen acres of their family compound, Wit's End, into "Eureka ," a summer camp for creative children. The plan will demand the all-out efforts of the whole family, including Jake, who has managed to survive his first year in their home school. The whole thing "seems" like a good idea...
 

Listen!

The summer holds a surprise for twelve-year-old Charley, in the form of a mysterious dog who appears in the woods across the lake from her home. In order to connect with this wild spirit she names Coyote, Charley will have to do more than just walk. She will have to follow Coyote into the heart of her memories: the woods her mother loved so much. And she will have to learn to listen past the silence...
 

Surviving the Applewhites

2003 Newbery Honor Book. Jake Semple is a scary kid. Word has it that he burned down his old school and then was kicked out of every other school in his home state. Only weeks into September, the middle school in Traybridge, North Carolina, has thrown him out, too. Now there's only one place left that will take him...
 

Flight of the Raven

Second Volume of the Ark Trilogy. Elijah Raymond was one of four remarkably gifted children gathered together in an experimental group home called the Ark. In their shared dreams, he was always the Raven, flying over the other three. But when the Ark program was discontinued, Elijah ran away. In Flight of the Raven, Elijah has been found by a group of environmental terrorists and taken to their snowy woodland hideout...
 

Ordinary Miracles

Tired of being a twin, Mark begins to spend less time with his brother Matthew and more with a Nobel prize winning scientist whose ideas lead him to question his religious beliefs.
 

The Face in the Mirror

When his grandfather becomes ill, Jared is sent to live with the father he never met, a director who has started a Shakespeare company in a historic theatre.  There Jared comes face to face with his vindictive half-brother, a theatrical ghost and the dark feelings that drive the tragedy of Richard III.
 

Welcome to the Ark

Volume One of the Ark Trilogy. When four brilliant young misfits are gathered in an experimental group home they dub the Ark, they discover new and surprising gifts that may help them and others cope with a violent world spinning out of control.
 

Who's There?

When fourteen-year-old Drew and her mute younger brother come to live with their father's estranged relatives after their parents' sudden death, they discover that the house is haunted by ghosts and a deadly family secret.
 

The Witch of Maple Park

In this light-hearted mystery, Casey's friend Mackenzie is convinced that the older woman she sees around town is a witch and that she and Casey must do something to foil her.
 

Plague Year

Sixteen-year-old David and his friend Molly become intimately involved when a scandal is discovered about the strange new boy in their high school, and a growing climate of fear and hatred erupts into violence.
 

A Good Courage

Having been dragged by his mother from one commune to another as she searches for a place to belong, fourteen-year-old Ty finds conditions at the new place, The Kingdom, intolerable and possibly dangerous.
 

Pride of the Peacock

After reading a book describing the aftermath of a nuclear war, fourteen-year-old Whitney becomes obsessed with the inevitability of the earth's destruction and finds herself more and more paralyzed by fear and depression. An accidental meeting with a sculptor who is dealing with her own fear and depression leads Whitney to a new view of herself and her world.
 

No Safe Harbors

At sixteen, Amanda Sterling cannot accept all the values her parents' lives represent, but neither does she want to believe that her father can be guilty of taking a bribe.
 

The Liberation of Tansy Warner

Tansy is excited about getting the lead in the play of Anne Frank, sure that this is going to change her life and her relationship with an aloof father, but then her mother disappears and this crisis helps a strong new self to evolve.
 

The Last of Eden

During her sophomore and junior years at boarding school, Michelle must confront several painful situations which make her realize the place is not the "Eden" she once thought it was.


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