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ONE AMAZING ELEPHANT (FILM RIGHTS)
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Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)After her grandfather dies, twelve-year-old Lily Pruitt bonds with his beloved elephant, Queenie Grace, whom she once wanted nothing to do with, over their shared mourning. But when Queenie faces danger, Lily must find a way to save her new friend.

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Commonwealth (Film Rights)
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Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Spanning five decades, this book explores how a chance encounter reverberates through the lives of the four parents and six children involved and how the children forge a lasting bond that is based on a shared disillusionment with their parents and the strange and genuine affection that grows up between them.

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Bel Canto (Film Rights)
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Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Based on the Japanese embassy hostage crisis (also called the Lima Crisis) of 1996–1997 in Lima, Peru, the novel follows the relationships among a group of young terrorists and their hostages, who are mostly high-profile executives and politicians, over several months. Many of the characters form unbreakable bonds of friendship, while some fall in love.

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The Parent Agency (Film Rights)
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Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Barry Bennett is sick of his parents. They’re boring, too strict, and it’s their fault his name is Barry. So he makes a wish for better ones—and is whisked away to the Parent Agency, where kids get to pick out their perfect parents. But as he’s about to discover, choosing a new mom and dad isn’t as simple as it sounds…

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The Final Six (Film Rights)
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Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)
Imagines a present-day world under a first-of-its-kind coalition between the United Nations and the international space agencies, with a plot to send a team of six intrepid teenagers to create the first human settlement on Jupiter’s icy moon, Europa.

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CARRY ON (FENN) (SALES)
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The true story an Emmy-winning features producer for ESPN and her 2009 return to her Cleveland hometown to chase a story on two disabled wrestlers who attended an impoverished public high school.

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LaRose (Film Rights)
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Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)
After a tragic accident in which a young boy is killed, the man responsible follows an ancient means of retribution by giving his son LaRose to his grieving neighbors. Both families navigate their fragile emotional states, affected by the strange blood feuds and scores left unsettled.

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THE RIFT (Film Rights)
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Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)
In the wilderness outside of Portland, Oregon, a rift has opened and connected Earth to the multiverse. A group of militarized teens known as The Citadels must protect humankind from hostile creatures that spew forth from the mysterious portal.

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PT 109 (FILM RIGHTS)
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Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)
Documents the details of the events that would eventually pave John F. Kennedy’s path to presidency. When the U.S. Navy’s torpedo boat, PT 109, was struck by a Japanese destroyer, it was split in half and Kennedy and the surviving crewmen were left to die, clinging to the wreckage in the middle of the ocean.

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SINCE WE FELL (FILM RIGHTS)
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Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)
Gone Girl-like psychological thriller alternately unreliably narrated by a paranoiac and slightly agoraphobic woman and her con artist husband who is being hunted by some very bad guys over a botched venture capital swindle.

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