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Kiki’s Delivery Service

by Eiko Kadono

Unconditional Recommendation: Half-witch Kiki with her black cat Jiji follow witch tradition and fly off to find a new town to make home for her 13th year in this darling coming-of-age story.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: Stand Alone
Pages: 193
Published: 2020 (U.S. Translation); 1985 (original Japanese)  

Genre: Fantasy

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The Witch of Blackbird Pond

by Elizabeth George Speare

Unconditional Recommendation: Katherine “Kit” Tyler must learn to live in a Puritan community with her relatives but befriends the Witch of Blackbird Pond and risks being persecuted as a witch herself.

Age: Young Adult
Series: Stand Alone
Pages: 256
Published: 1958
Genre: Historical

Awards: Newbery Medal (1959), Dorothy Canfeld Fisher Children’s Book Award (1960)

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