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1. Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter
Pollyanna has learned from her father how to keep a positive attitude even in the face of disappointment and loss. When her father dies, the cheerful girl comes to live with her stern aunt. In her new town, Pollyanna makes many friends--some of whom are sad, lonely, or troubled. Will Pollyanna change their lives? Or will they change Pollyanna's? And what will happen when Pollyanna faces a tragedy that is terrible enough to break her optimistic spirit?
2. Wonder by R. J. Palacio
August has always known that he's different. But he's learned to long accept that people will always stare at his face, and there's nothing he can do about it. So why not just live life the best way possible? With a loving family always by his side, although originally not at all happy about starting school, he soon starts to warm to the idea. Having been home-schooled for many years he is now more vulnerable than ever. Like any person that's a new student, August faces many mixed reactions from fellow students. Some are welcoming like Summers and Jack. Others not so much like Henry and Julian. But add to that something which will make you definitely stand out - and not in a positive way - and you are bound to have a rough few days. I just want to say this straight out. If I was August, heck no would I be brave enough to walk through those gates. He is just ten years old but his sensibility, ability to laugh at himself and his courage just blew me away.
3. The Shadow Thief by Marc Levy
An entertaining and moving novel about the lovers, friendship, and dreams, The Shadow Thief tells the story of a boy who grows up with a special gift: He can steal other people's shadows - and the shadows confide secrets in him. These dark reflections come and go, revealing hidden insights. As the narrator grows older, he learns to use his gift, helping him navigate schoolyard rivalries, his first love, and his encounters and friendships as a medical student. Through the mistakes he does he tries to improve other people's lives, he comes to realize that he's not too late to seek out his own childhood dreams.
I hope you enjoy the books as much as I do.