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Kids Grades 6 to 8 Braille Books

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Fiction

The reluctant assassin.
BR020105
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Albert Garrick, an illusionist and assassin in Victorian England, and his apprentice Riley travel through time to modern London. Riley teams up with seventeen-year-old Chevie, a quasi FBI agent, to stop Garrick's nefarious plans.

The Accidental Highwayman: Being the Tale of Kit Bristol, His Horse Midnight, a Mysterious Princess, and Sundry Magical Persons Besides
BR020633
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In eighteenth-century England, young Christopher "Kit" Bristol accidentally takes on the task of his dead master, notorious highwayman Whistling Jack, who pledged to a fairy that he would rescue feisty Princess Morgana from an arranged marriage with King George III.

Sword of Summer: Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 1
BR021237
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Sixteen-year-old Magnus Chase, a troubled teen living on the streets of Boston, is reunited with Uncle Randolph. As dangerous creatures hunt them, he learns an incredible secret: he is the son of a Norse god and must prevent Ragnarok. Some violence and some strong language.

Al Capone shines my shoes.  CGALC:2.
BR018675
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Twelve-year-old Moose Flanagan, from Al Capone Does My Shirts (BR 15982), lives on Alcatraz Island with other guards' families. Moose faces a dilemma when Al Capone calls in a favor: a prison escape that would involve Moose's autistic sister Nat.

The Kill Order
BR020717
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Prequel to The Maze Runner series. Mark and Trina live through the sun flares that devastate Earth. Then strangers armed with a virus that induces rage and lunacy attack their Appalachian Mountains settlement.

Love, Stargirl.
BR017489
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Stargirl and her parents have moved away, but the homeschooled free spirit still misses her Arizona boyfriend Leo, who dumped her. She begins writing him "the world's longest letter," describing her new neighbors and her feelings.

Scorpia rising.
BR019357
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When the world's deadliest terrorist organization, Scorpia--which murdered Alex Rider's parents--stirs up trouble in the Middle East, fifteen-year-old Alex is again tapped by MI6 to thwart Scorpia's plans.

Never say die.
BR019948
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Fifteen-year-old Nick Thrasher agrees to join his half brother, a photographer whom he has never met, on a journey down a remote Arctic river. Their search for migrating caribou turns into a struggle with nature and a fearsome animal that is part grizzly, part polar bear.

Far far away.
BR020132
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Teenager Jeremy Johnson Johnson possesses the unique ability to speak to the ghost of Jacob Grimm, which draws the attention of classmate Ginger. A strange set of circumstances place them on a dangerous adventure.

Nonfiction

Pressure: true stories by teens about stress.
BR019740
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Teens share accounts about stress caused by family, friends, school, and increasing responsibilities. They describe what they are doing to help them relax and enjoy the moment and offer suggestions such as physical activities, writing, yoga, and meditation to release negative energy.

Daring the unknown: a history of NASA.
BR007848
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This book discusses the historical and technological developments leading to NASA's formation; the political and international considerations and challenges; and the purposes, successes, and failures of various missions.

The history of American pop.
BR019585
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Traces American pop music from the early 1900s in New York City's Tin Pan Alley to the twenty-first-century global market.

Seven wonders of the ancient world.
BR014030
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Explains the history, size, and materials of the fabled structures of the ancient world: the Great Pyramid at Giza, the hanging gardens of Babylon, and more.

Planting the seed: a guide to gardening.
BR014612
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Organic gardening at home: how to grow fruits and vegetables that are free of chemicals and pesticides.

Geysers: what they are and how they work.
BR016558
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Geologist explains the hot water and vapor eruptions called geysers and their locations, characteristics, and behaviors.

The history of alternative rock.
BR019605
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Short overview of alternative rock from garage bands to punk and grunge groups including the Clash, Foo Fighters, Pearl Jam, U2, and others.