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Books to Bond Over With Your Tween Reader

2. 'The Magician's Elephant,' by Kate DiCamillo
A fortuneteller's tent appears in the market square and orphan Peter Augustus Duchene has questions: Is his sister alive? If she is, how can he find her? The fortuneteller tells him that an elephant will lead him there.

This magical tale of hope transports readers with its fable-like storyline, reminding us to never stop asking the question, 'What if?'