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If you like The Prophet of Yonwood by Jeanne DuPrau

Since you enjoyed The Prophet of Yonwood by Jeanne DuPrau, I am sending you some titles that I hope you will like just as much.

Countdown to the Year 1000 / by K.H. McMullan.
Alarmed by a prophecy that the world will end with the arrival of the
year 1000, the students of Dragon Slayers' Academy get some advice from Zack, a boy who has traveled back from 1999.

The Preacher's Boy : a novel / by Terry Pringle.
Relates the experiences of a young man growing up in a small Texas town in the shadow of his strict preacher father.

Agnes Parker... Girl in Progress / by Kathleen O'Dell.
As she starts in the sixth grade, Agnes faces challenges with her old
best friend, a longtime bully, a wonderful new classmate and neighbor, and herself.


The Crow-Girl : the Children of Crow Cove / Bodil Bredsdorff.
After the death of her grandmother, a young orphaned girl leaves her
house by the cove and begins a journey which leads her to people and
experiences that exemplify the wisdom her grandmother had shared with

Singing Hands / Delia Ray.
In the late 1940s, twelve-year-old Gussie, a minister's daughter, learns the definition of integrity while helping with a celebration at the Alabama School for the Deaf--her punishment for misdeeds against her deaf parents and their boarders.


Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great / Judy Blume.
Summer in Tarrytown, N.Y., is a lot of fun for ten-year-old Sheila even though her friends make her face up to some self-truths she doesn't want to admit.