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JFIC’s Resilient Children

Hello, jFIC fans,

Some of the most engaging jFIC books are about resilient children overcoming terrible circumstances. Here are a few well-known titles:

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase by Joan Aiken

Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes by Jonathan Auxier

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Sweep: A Story of a Girl and Her Monster by Jonathan Auxier

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The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Turnaway Girls by Hayley Chewins

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The Journey of Little Charlie by Christopher Paul Curtis

James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

Matilda by Roald Dahl

The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke

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The Book of Boy by Catherine Gilbert

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How to Catch a Bogle by Catherine Jinks

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West of the Moon by Margi Preus

West of the Moon by [Preus, Margi]

Withering-by-Sea by Judith Rossell

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. K. Rowling

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The Explorer by Katherine Rundell 

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Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz

A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket

How I Became a Ghost by Tim Tingle

Nightbooks by J. A. White


Happy reading!

Where there’s tea there’s hope.
-Arthur Wing Pinero


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