Mother/Daughter Book List

Caddie Woodlawn

By Carol Ryrie Brink

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The adventures of an eleven-year-old tomboy growing up on the Wisconsin frontier in the mid-nineteenth century. J Fic Bri
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Each Little Bird That Sings

By Deborah Wiles

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Comfort Snowberger is well acquainted with death since her family runs the funeral parlor in their small southern town, but even so the ten-year-old is unprepared for the series of heart-wrenching events that begins on the first day of Easter vacation with the sudden death of her beloved great-uncle Edisto. J Fic Wil
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Ella Enchanted

By Gail Carson Levine

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In this novel based on the story of Cinderella, Ella struggles against the childhood curse that forces her to obey any order given to her. J Fic Lev
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Finding Days Bottom

By Candice Ransom

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After her father dies, eleven-year-old Jane-Ery slowly finds healing through her relationship with her grandfather and their rural Virginia home. J Fic Ran
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Love, Ruby Lavender

By Deborah Wiles

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When her quirky grandmother goes to Hawaii for the summer, nine-year-old Ruby learns to survive on her own in Mississippi by writing letters, befriending chickens as well as the new girl in town, and finally coping with her grandfather's death. J Fic Wil
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Princess Sonora and the Long Sleep

By Gail Carson Levine

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In this retelling of the fairy tale Sleeping Beauty, Princess Sonora, who is ten times smarter than anyone else, vows to choose for herself the best time to be pricked by the spindle. J Fic Lev
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Rachel's Journal: the Story of a Pioneer Girl

By Marissa Moss

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In her journal, Rachel chronicles her family's adventures traveling by covered wagon on the Oregon Trail in 1850. J Fic Mos
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The Tail Of Emily Windsnap

By Liz Kessler

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After finally convincing her mother that she should take swimming lessons, twelve-year-old Emily discovers a terrible and wonderful secret about herself that opens up a whole new world. J Fic Kes
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The Truth About Sparrows

By Marian Hale

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Twelve-year-old Sadie promises that she will always be Wilma's best friend when their families leaves drought-stricken Missouri in 1933, but once in Texas, Sadie learns that she must try to make a new home--and new friends, too. J Fic Hal
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The Wild Women of Lake Anna: A Bailey Fish Adventure

By Linda Salisbury

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Eleven-year-old Bailey Fish is abruptly sent to live with her grandmother in Virginia, but she gains courage from tales of her ancestral "wild women" and decides to become one too. J Fic Sal
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