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Maniac Magee  by Jerry. author. Spinelli

Maniac Magee

Jerry. author. Spinelli

Book

After his parents die, Jeffrey Lionel Magee's life becomes legendary, as he accomplishes athletic and other feats which awe his contemporaries.

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Saving the stegosaurus  by Rex Stone

Saving the stegosaurus

Rex Stone

Book

"In this adventure, Jamie and Tess find themselves caught in a terrible storm. During the chaos, a stegosaurus egg is swept away downriver. It's up to Jamie and Tess to recover the egg and return it to its mother before it's too late!--"--Publisher's...

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A Triceratops charge  by Rex Stone

A Triceratops charge

Rex Stone

Book

"Jamie and Tess can't wait to return to their secret world of dinosaurs for a new adventure. But they'll have to be careful. The last thing they want is to get in the way of a herd of stampeding Triceratops!"--Publisher's description.

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The T. rex attack  by Rex Stone

The T. rex attack

Rex Stone

Book

"When Jamie and Tess discover a secret cave that lets them travel back to the time of the dinosaurs,a whole world of adventure awaits them. It's amazing, but dangerous, too! They'll definitely need help from their friends in the Dinosaur Club"--Publi...

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Tracking the diplodocus  by Rex Stone

Tracking the diplodocus

Rex Stone

Book

"Travel through time to the world of the dinosaurs in this exciting prehistoric fiction series for children. Jamie has just moved to Ammonite Bay, a stretch of coastline famed for its fossils. He's a member of the Dinosaur Club--a network of kids around...

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Twelfth  by Janet Key

Twelfth

Janet Key

Book

"Theater camp is for loud, confident, artsy people: like her older sister, Hadley or her cinema-obsessed, nonbinary bunkmate, Theo. Then a prank goes wrong, and Maren gets drawn into the hunt for a diamond ring that, legend has it, is linked to the c...

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House-sitting at Tony's  by Steve Behling

House-sitting at Tony's

Steve Behling

Book

"Spidey, Ghost-Spider, and Miles pay a friendly visit to Tony Stark's home. But when Electro decides to steal some valuable Stark tech, Team Spidey leaps into action. Can they short-circuit Electro's plans?"--Publisher's description.

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Pipi and Pou and the river monster  by Tim Tipene

Pipi and Pou and the river monster

Tim Tipene

Book

Pipi and Pou want to spend the day reading but Nana says they have to go up north - someone needs their help. Yet when they get there, instead of being greeted as heroes something attacks them! With danger coming from every direction, how can they wo...

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Pipi and Pou and the raging mountain  by Tim Tipene

Pipi and Pou and the raging mountain

Tim Tipene

Book

Pipi and Pou are looking forward to a weekend of screen time but Nana has other ideas. The earth is shaking down south and Nana wants to find out why. Can Pipi and Pou stop the raging mountain carving a destructive path through the forest? And what if...

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Belle's playful puppy  by Amy Sky Koster

Belle's playful puppy

Amy Sky Koster

Book

"Welcome to the magical world of Palace Pets, where each Disney Princess has a furry pet to love and care for! For Princess Belle from Beauty and the Beast it's Teacup. Join her on the day when she first meets--and falls in love--with the adorable pe...

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When you reach me  by Rebecca. author. Stead

When you reach me

Rebecca. author. Stead

Book

"As her mother prepares to be a contestant on the 1980s television game show, "The $20,000 Pyramid," a twelve-year-old New York City girl tries to make sense of a series of mysterious notes received from an anonymous source that seems to defy the laws...

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King of the cloud forests  by Michael Morpurgo

King of the cloud forests

Michael Morpurgo

Book

"When Japan invades China, Ashley and Uncle Sung are forced to flee. It is a perilous journey across the Himalayas, and they struggle to survive. Then Ashley is captured. Who are these strange creatures that revere him as their king?"--Page 4 of cove...

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I love my teacher!  by Frances Gilbert

I love my teacher!

Frances Gilbert

Book

"A girl loves her teacher and loves going to school so much that at home she plays teacher to her pets"--Publisher's description.

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Pigs might fly  by Emily. author. Rodda

Pigs might fly

Emily. author. Rodda

Book

"I wish something would happen!' said Rachel. 'Something interesting!' Afterwards, she would remember what she'd said and how she'd felt, that rainy Saturday morning, and she would think, 'That was really the beginning, ' and her stomach would give a...

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Best nerds forever  by James Patterson

Best nerds forever

James Patterson

Book

"Finn McAllister is a completely normal middle schooler: he hangs out with his friends, he plays video games, he rides his bike... And then he dies. Now Finn is a ghost, with all the perks that come along with being able to walk through walls - and people!...

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The lemonade stand  by C. L. Reid

The lemonade stand

C. L. Reid

Book

"Best friends Izzie and Emma, who is deaf, open a lemonade stand and learn how to run a business. Includes words in sign language, a glossary, content-related questions, and writing prompts"--Publisher's description.

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Pedro and the dragon  by Fran Manushkin

Pedro and the dragon

Fran Manushkin

Book

"Pedro attends a colourful parade with his friend Katie Woo and her family to celebrate Chinese New Year, but when Katie goes missing Pedro is ready to come to the rescue"--Publisher's description.

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Utterly Dark and the heart of the wild  by Philip Reeve

Utterly Dark and the heart of the wild

Philip Reeve

Book

"Utterly Dark has a special connection to the sea. But it is tested more than ever before, this autumn on the island of Summertide. Accompanying her uncle as he explores mysterious Summertide, Utterly is witness to strange happenings in the woods. Deep,...

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Aziza's secret fairy door and the birthday present disaster  by Lola Morayo

Aziza's secret fairy door and the birthday present disaster

Lola Morayo

Book

"Aziza notices that the Secret Fairy Door in her bedroom is covered in a cute ribbon tied in a very messy bow. It's a sure sign that she's about to go on a new adventure. Aziza opens the door and finds herself in the Palace just in time for Princess ...

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The secret of Mirror Bay  by Carolyn Keene

The secret of Mirror Bay

Carolyn Keene

Book

"When Nancy Drew and her friends go to a lake in New York to investigate reports of a woman gliding over water, they discover a treasure underwater"--Publisher's description.

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Mata Lulu  by Lani Wendt Young

Mata Lulu

Lani Wendt Young

Book

"A collection of 10 fiction stories from Samoa for children. Ranging from fantasy, adventure, 'spooky', historical, sci fi, family slice of life, and humorous. Written in English but with some basic Samoan words and commonly used phrases throughout, ...

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Mrs. Lizzy is dizzy!  by Dan Gutman

Mrs. Lizzy is dizzy!

Dan Gutman

Book

"Ella Mentry School's newest teacher, Mrs. Lizzy, has some very strange ideas about learning during recess"--Publisher's description.

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The mystery of the cursed ruby  by Helen Moss

The mystery of the cursed ruby

Helen Moss

Book

"Roll up! Roll up! The circus is in town, full of magic, razzle dazzle and daredevil acrobatics! But not all is as it seems... When a trapeze artist is injured in a fall, Scott, Jack and Emily find themselves drawn to a maze of secrets and lies. Why are...

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Doctor Dolittle, the complete collection. Vol. 4  by Hugh Lofting

Doctor Dolittle, the complete collection. Vol. 4

Hugh Lofting

Book

"This concluding volume delves into prehistorical puzzles that begin with the Doctor's arrival on the lunar surface in Doctor Dolittle in the Moon. There he not only meets the Moon Man and intelligent plants, but learns how the moon came to be in the...

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Warlock Watson  by Dick King-Smith

Warlock Watson

Dick King-Smith

Book

"How would you like to be a witch or a warlock? Sam Watson would love it! In fact, he's pretty sure he already is one. All it takes is a magic rhyme and hey presto! A new washing machine for Mum, time off for Dad and the winning goal for a friend. Or...

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Tumble  by Celia C. Pérez

Tumble

Celia C. Pérez

Book

"Before she decides whether to accept her stepfather's proposal of adoption, twelve-year-old Adela Ramírez reaches out to her estranged biological father--who is in the midst of a career comeback as a luchador--and the eccentric extended family of wr...

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哈利·波特与密室  by author Rowling J.K

哈利·波特与密室

author Rowling J.K

Book

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The invention of Hugo Cabret  by Brian. author Selznick

The invention of Hugo Cabret

Brian. author Selznick

Book

An orphan and a thief, Hugo lives in the walls of a busy train station. He desperately believes a broken automation will make his dreams come true. But when his world collides with an eccentric girl and a bitter old man, Hugo's undercover life, and his...

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Goodnight Mister Tom  by Michelle Magorian

Goodnight Mister Tom

Michelle Magorian

Book

Young Willie Beech is evacuated to the country as Britain stands on the brink of the Second World War. A sad, deprived child, he slowly begins to flourish under the care of old Tom Oakley, but his new found happiness is shattered by a summons from his...

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野兽岛  by 椋鳩十

野兽岛

椋鳩十

Book

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月轮熊  by 椋鳩十

月轮熊

椋鳩十

Book

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山大王  by 椋鳩十

山大王

椋鳩十

Book

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珠峰探奇  by 彭绪洛

珠峰探奇

彭绪洛

Book

《少年冒险王》系列的作者彭绪洛首先是位探险家,征服过很多死亡绝境,他创作的作品是真正意义上的探险小说。彭绪洛希望通过自己的文字,让小读者领略自然山河的壮美与险峻,同时将具有实际指导意义的野外生存知识传授给小读者,让他们去实践、去探索,去亲近自然、走进自然。

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长白山寻踪  by 彭绪洛

长白山寻踪

彭绪洛

Book

《少年冒险王》系列的作者彭绪洛首先是位探险家,征服过很多死亡绝境,他创作的作品是真正意义上的探险小说。彭绪洛希望通过自己的文字,让小读者领略自然山河的壮美与险峻,同时将具有实际指导意义的野外生存知识传授给小读者,让他们去实践、去探索,去亲近自然、走进自然。

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守护可可西里  by 彭绪洛

守护可可西里

彭绪洛

Book

《少年冒险王》系列的作者彭绪洛首先是位探险家,征服过很多死亡绝境,他创作的作品是真正意义上的探险小说。彭绪洛希望通过自己的文字,让小读者领略自然山河的壮美与险峻,同时将具有实际指导意义的野外生存知识传授给小读者,让他们去实践、去探索,去亲近自然、走进自然。

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勇闯死亡谷  by 彭绪洛

勇闯死亡谷

彭绪洛

Book

《少年冒险王》系列的作者彭绪洛首先是位探险家,征服过很多死亡绝境,他创作的作品是真正意义上的探险小说。彭绪洛希望通过自己的文字,让小读者领略自然山河的壮美与险峻,同时将具有实际指导意义的野外生存知识传授给小读者,让他们去实践、去探索,去亲近自然、走进自然。

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Uni's wish for wings  by Candice F. Ransom

Uni's wish for wings

Candice F. Ransom

Book

"Watching birds soar through the sky makes Uni want to fly! When Uni befriends a winged horse named Pegasus, it seems like flying might be possible. Uni's magic unicorn horn is good for helping others but it cannot make wings. Peg coaches Uni's creat...

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Let's go, bike!  by Kristen Bell

Let's go, bike!

Kristen Bell

Book

"Penny loves her purple bike. And she really loves riding it to visit friends! Penny's neighborhood is filled with friends young and old. They love to garden, play music, and spend time together as a community. Come along for a ride, and practice the...

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Spy school Project X  by Stuart Gibbs

Spy school Project X

Stuart Gibbs

Book

"Ben Ripley's longtime nemesis, Murray Hill, has put a price on Ben's head and accused him of being at the center of a conspiracy on the internet. Now Ben finds himself in his greatest danger yet, on the run from both assassins and conspiracy theorists....

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The ultimate quest  by James Patterson

The ultimate quest

James Patterson

Book

"The Kidd family is on an exciting new mission: using the augmented reality gear their parents created to uncover long-lost treasure. But then their ship, The Lost, explodes in a ball of fire! Now Bick, Beck, Tommy and Storm are stranded on a raft in...

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A trip to Grandma's  by C. L. Reid

A trip to Grandma's

C. L. Reid

Book

"Emma and her brother are staying at their grandmother's house for a full week; she has packed her favorite stuffed toy and the charger for her cochlear implant, but she is a little worried about feeling homesick--but with her grandmother keeping her...

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Pedro is rich  by Fran Manushkin

Pedro is rich

Fran Manushkin

Book

"Pedro's grandma gave him money for his birthday. He puts most of it in the bank, where it can grow. In the meantime, he thinks it would be fun and tasty to spend a little of his money on ice cream. But whenhe stops to play soccer, his money flies out...

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Which way to Anywhere  by Cressida Cowell

Which way to Anywhere

Cressida Cowell

Book

"K2 O'Hero is a seemingly ordinary boy - after all, he and his twin sister Izzabird have been sworn to keep their family's magical history a secret. Not even their infuriating stepsiblings, Theo and Mabel, know that magic exists. They believe K2 to be...

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Tales to keep you up at night  by Dan Poblocki

Tales to keep you up at night

Dan Poblocki

Book

"Ignoring a handwritten warning from her grandmother, Amelia reads an old book she finds in the attic, and as elements from the stories begin to come to life around her, she realizes that she may be in a spooky story of her own"--Publisher's descript...

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The art of magic  by Hannah Voskuil

The art of magic

Hannah Voskuil

Book

"When ZuZu and Andrew discover a set of enchanted art supplies that allow them to create magical creatures, they find themselves drawn into a supernatural struggle for control of their town"--Publisher's description.

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Krakens and lies  by Tui Sutherland

Krakens and lies

Tui Sutherland

Book

"Logan and Zoe's efforts to identify a saboteur are complicated by the unchecked activities of the kraken and the agenda of Logan's famous tracker mother"--Publisher's description.

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Dream of the blue turtle  by Debbie Dadey

Dream of the blue turtle

Debbie Dadey

Book

"Kiki Coral has an amazing gift: she can see the future. It doesent happen very often, but when it does it's pretty exciting. Once she knew her brother was going to win a swimming medal days before he even race. But then Kiki has a vision that scares...

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A seal pup called Pearl  by Helen (Children's fiction writer) Peters

A seal pup called Pearl

Helen (Children's fiction writer) P...

Book

"When a newborn seal pup is abandoned on the riverbank, Jasmine and Tom are determined to care for her until she's old enough to be released. But there are other dangers for baby seals, and when Pearl's life is threatened again, nobody knows what the...

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Finals fever  by Sam Kerr

Finals fever

Sam Kerr

Book

"Matildas superstar Sam Kerr's incredible story! Sam Kerr has only been playing soccer for a few months after switching from AFL and now her team are playing in the finals! Sam can't believe it! But when her best friend, Dylan, is appointed team captain,...

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Witch in the city  by K. (Kallie) George

Witch in the city

K. (Kallie) George

Book

"Crimson Twill is an adventurous young witch excited for her first trip to Broomingdale's, a magical shop with lots of surprises in store - a puppy hiding among the cats, a mischievous broom and a witch's hat unlike any she's ever seen before. But there's...

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Holiday adventure!  by Serena Patel

Holiday adventure!

Serena Patel

Book

"Pack your bags - we're off to a holiday camp! Milo can't wait to see the wildlife, Manny's learning survival skills, and even Granny's going to have a go at archery. Honestly, I just want to read my book, but there's NEVER any time to relax for Anis...

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Petal pony  by Linda Chapman

Petal pony

Linda Chapman

Book

"Could you be a True Rider? When a huge storm damages the stables, Jill is worried that she'll have to close down the Moonlight Stables Riding School - permanently! Amara and the other True Riders are determined to not let that happen, and with the help...

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How to be... the new person  by Anna Branford

How to be... the new person

Anna Branford

Book

"Hazel Morrison has a strange and secret habit that no one knows about - she makes videos, pretend ones that is, about all her everyday things. Eight important tips for successfully buttering toast! Putting your hair in a ponytail: a step-by-step guide!...

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The wizards' banquet  by Vivian French

The wizards' banquet

Vivian French

Book

"Pippin Potts is a helpful boy, which is exactly what forgetful wizard Abacus Peridot is looking for in an assistant who can help him get to the Wizards' Centenary Banquet, so that he can be the hundredth wizard to arrive and win the golden cup. On t...

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Big Shark, Little Shark, and the missing teeth  by Anna Membrino

Big Shark, Little Shark, and the missing teeth

Anna Membrino

Book

"While Big Shark loses another tooth, Little Shark is dolefully waiting to lose his first"--Publisher's description.

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The riddle of the sea  by Jonne Kramer

The riddle of the sea

Jonne Kramer

Book

"On his twelfth birthday Ravian waits for his father to return home, just like he does every year. But this time his father doesn't come. Could the stories of the cursed ship The Night Raider and the fearsome Pirate Bank be true? Ravian knows his father...

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Foul prophecy  by Jim Beckett

Foul prophecy

Jim Beckett

Book

"Twelve-year old Harley is happy to be back home after her adventures in the Land of the Dead. But strange things soon start happening. A bunch of Restless Souls turn up in at school, the portal of doom breaks AND everyone thinks Harley has blown up her...

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Escape room  by Christopher Edge

Escape room

Christopher Edge

Book

"When twelve-year-old Ami arrives at The Escape, she thinks it's just a game - the ultimate escape room with puzzles and challenges to beat before time runs out. Meeting her teammates, Adjoa, Ibrahim, Oscar and Min, Ami learns from the Host that they...

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The dancing unicorn  by Sally Odgers

The dancing unicorn

Sally Odgers

Book

"When Olive tells Pearl and Tweet about some dancing ogres, Pearl imagines how wonderful it would be to dance. Before long, she is trying out her dance steps. But what happens when the mean and stinky gobble-uns join Pearl's dance party? Can Pearl and...

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Goblin market  by Diane Zahler

Goblin market

Diane Zahler

Book

"One sister must save the other from a goblin prince in this rich, spooky, and delightfully dark fantasy. Lizzie and Minka are sisters, but they're nothing alike: Minka is outgoing and cheerful, while Lizzie is shy and sensitive. Nothing much ever happens...

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A dragon used to live here  by Annette Cate

A dragon used to live here

Annette Cate

Book

"Noble children Thomas and Emily have always known their mother to be sensible, the lady of the castle-if anything, a bit boring. But then they discover Meg, a cranky scribe who lives in the castle basement, leading a quirky group of artists in producing...

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Hurly-burly  by Ross (Fiction writer) Montgomery

Hurly-burly

Ross (Fiction writer) Montgomery

Book

"Beth has been looking forward to the Prizegiving Assembly all year. She's won best-behaved pupil two years in a row and is confident that she'll triumph again for a third time. But as preparations continue for the ceremony, which includes a performance...

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The view from the very best house in town  by Meera Trehan

The view from the very best house in town

Meera Trehan

Book

"Sam and Asha. Asha and Sam. Their friendship is so long established, they take it for granted. Just as Asha takes for granted that Donnybrooke, the mansion that sits on the highest hill in Coreville, is the best house in town. But when Sam is accepted...

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