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These well-loved books are the most requested stumpers on PUBYAC

Fish Out of Water

Fish Out of Water by Helen Palmer, © 1961. The story of a boy who overfeeds his pet goldfish and transfers it to ever larger containers until a helpful pet store owner finds a way to reduce it to normal size. Often shelved with the Beginning Readers.

Snow Treasure

Snow Treasure by Marie McSwigan, © 1942. An exciting adventure about a group of Norwegian children who smuggle their country's gold on sleds right past the occupying Germans during World War II. Based on a true story.

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