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I believe this could be "The Time Maze" by Reginald Maddock, published in 1960. Online information about this book seems really scanty - the Goodreads page, for example, is disappointingly brief - so what I am writing is from memory, and may not be 100% accurate. The story deals with two boys who fall into a cavern while exploring the woods near ...


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The Ghost of Thomas Kempe by Penelope Lively. The Ghost of Thomas Kempe is a low fantasy novel for children by Penelope Lively, first published by Heinemann in 1973 with illustrations by Anthony Maitland. Set in present-day Oxfordshire, it features a boy and his modern family who are new in their English village, and seem beset by a poltergeist. Soon the ...


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Partial match is 'Devil on my back' and the sequel 'Dream catcher', especially if some elements are conflated. Both novels involve colonies of humans who survived some sort if disaster in arcs, which are largely underground. Tomi, the male protagonist of the first book, escapes a riot but falls through the waste system into a river and ends up meeting ...


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The answer is Colors In The Dreamweaver's Loom by Beth Hilgartner At first Alexandra thought it was a dream. She would just lie there in the forest, quite still, until she really woke up. But the birdlike little girl tugged at her hand again. She tried to explain: "I'm Zan, and I'm lost." The little girl only smiled, clearly not understanding. ...


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This is Hawksmaid: The Untold Story of Robin Hood and Maid Marian by Kathryn Lasky. As the daughter of Nottingham's most famous falconer, she finds a new destiny in the hawks her father keeps. She begins to understand their thoughts and even speak their language. The beautiful merlin Marigold becomes Matty's closest winged companion and her fiercest ally.


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This was Martin and His Friend from Outer Space (1955) by Ivo Duka and Helen Kolda. Martin lives in Manhattan. Martin's friend, Aknele-Alpha, hears his radio message and comes to visit from her home on one of Saturn's moons. She has dark hair with a gold streak that is made of real gold. If I remember the story right, she clips off some of her gold hair so ...


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I was trying to remember this book title too! I think it's The Eye of Minds by James Dashner. The summary from Goodreads: Michael is a gamer. And like most gamers, he almost spends more time on the VirtNet than in the actual world. The VirtNet offers total mind and body immersion, and it’s addictive. Thanks to technology, anyone with enough money can ...


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