Book List:49 titles
  • Nine novels—including The Changeling—from the three-time Newbery Honor author who “led young readers into the wondrous terrain between fantasy and reality” (The Washington Post).   Blending realism and fantasy, Zilpha Keatley Snyder was a ma...


  • Nine novels from a three-time Newbery Honor author whose “tales of wonder, mystery, and suspense beguiled two generations of children and young adults” (The New York Times).   Blending realism and fantasy, Zilpha Keatley Snyder was a master at d...


  • Cats. Jessica's never liked them. Especially not a skinny, ugly kitten that looks like a worm. Worm. Jessica wishes she'd never brought Worm home with her, because now he's making her do terrible things. She's sure she isn't imagining the evil voi...



  • After a year living with Aunt Fiona, William is off to audition for the role of Puck in a summer production of A Midsummer Night's Dream . But getting the part is just the beginning. Now William has to deal with a jealous rival, a not-so-secret admi...


  • William S. Baggett is a good kid trapped in a really awful family. William has his running-away money ready to go, he's just been waiting until he's older than twelve to leave. When his big brothers flush his sister's pet guinea pig down the toilet, ...


  • Finding a special place where you can be at peace is difficultbut holding onto it is even harder The last three years of Robin Williams's life have been very difficult. She's had to move with her large, poor family multiple times as her father see...


  • Resistant to their forced union, the Kindar of Green-sky and the Erdlings are shocked when their disappointment and misery is capped off by the disappearance of the Holy Children, Pomma and Teera. Reprint....


  • Xandra Hobson has always been fascinated by magic. So when she rescues a beautiful wounded bird, she is convinced that the glowing white feather it leaves behind must be magical. When she brings the feather to school, she is surprised to find that Be...









  • Harleigh J. Weatherby IV leads a lonely existence in the vast Weatherby mansion under the watchful eye of his great aunt Adelaide -- until a mysterious girl named Allegra literally flies over the walls of Weatherby House and into his life. Allegra'...



  • Hallie Meredith is angry at God and feeling sorry for herself. Her beloved father died in a car accident, and her whole life has turned upside down. Her mother has had to find a job, and they’ve moved to a cramped apartment in an old mansion, away ...




  • Pamela, left to spend a boring summer with her two stern aunts, experiences a moment that will change the shape of her visit when she sees a boy emerging from the mist with a herd of beautiful ponies....


  • Dani O'Donnell is stuck in the middle of the desert, in 1951, in gruesome Rattler Springs, Nevada. She knows the desert hates her, and she hates it right back. All she wants to do is get home to California, but she and her mother are too broke to mov...



  • Abby O’Malley is a girl who likes things to make sense. School makes sense, and her best friend Paige makes sense (most of the time), but Abby’s flighty mother never makes sense. Abby’s mom seems to think that she and Abby are descended from a ...


  • Libby hates school. Before this year she was tutored at home by her eccentric but brilliant relatives, but now her mother has decided it's time for Libby to be "socialized." So here she is, stuck with four kids she doesn't like in a writers' club tha...



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  • When the four Stanley children meet Amanda, their new stepsister, they're amazed to learn that she studies witchcraft. They're stunned to see her dressed in a strange costume, carrying a pet crow, and surrounded by a pile of books about the supernatu...


  • "What do you know about Gypsies?" With that simple question, April Hall and Melanie Ross begin a thrilling new game. Before they know it, the whole gang is in on it -- even Toby, who just has to steal the show by claiming to be a real, live, authenti...


  • All Gib ever wanted was to be adopted, but life with a family isn't quite what he thought it would be Gib was sent to an orphanage when he was six years old, and with each year, he knows it becomes less likely that he will be adopted into a loving...


  • Gib Whittaker is leaving the Lovell House Orphanage for the second time in his young life. He’s going back to live with the Thornton family, who are free to take him in again now that Mr. Thornton has died. Life has changed on the old ranch, and Gi...


  • Amy’s new town holds a secret far more wondrous than she could ever imagine Taylor Springs is the place where Amy’s family grew up, and it felt like her hometown even before she moved there. But there is one place that her family left out of t...






  • Eleven-year-old Matt Hamilton -- aka the Hamster -- is new in town, and just about the first thing he does is get lost in the woods of Rathburn Park. It's a typically boneheaded thing to do, and Matt is pondering whether starvation is preferable to t...



  • For as long as he can remember, people have  warned fourteen-year-old Rudy and other kids in the  neighborhood not to play in Pyramid Hill's abandoned  gold mines. Even Rudy's best friend, Barney, a  true daredevil, won't go near those cavern...


  • When the four Stanley kids learn that the whole family is going to Italy for a year, they couldn't be more excited. Even grumpy Amanda, their stepsister, admits that they're bound to have quite an adventure.But adventure turns into trouble when Amand...




  • The first time Melanie Ross meets April Hall, she's not sure they'll have anything in common. But she soon discovers that they both love anything to do with ancient Egypt. When they stumble upon a deserted storage yard behind the A-Z Antiques and Cur...





  • Shy, quiet Martha Abbott isn't sure where she fits in. Her family calls her Marty Mouse because she's so timid, and she's never been popular at school. It's not until she meets Ivy Carson that things begin to change. Ivy opens up a world of make-b...


  • Cat Kinsey is the fastest runner in Brownwood School. She's hoping to win the sixth-grade girls' race and the Winners' Grand Finale, too, as she did last year. But her old-fashioned father won't let her wear slacks like the other girls. Cat's so mad ...


  • Twelve-year-old Audrey Abbott dreams of becoming a writer, but with her father's failing health and the family's shaky finances, it seems there is no room for what her overworked mother would surely call a childish fantasy. So Audrey keeps her writin...


  • Who stole the buried treasure? Carlos Garcia, Eddy Wong, and Bucky Brockhurst are building a brand-new private clubhouse when they stumble upon buried treasure. No sooner have they hauled the old metal box out of the ground than Bucky's irritating...


  • A giant Irish wolfhound might be the dog of David's dreams in the third book in the Stanley Family series, a companion to The Headless Cupid , from three-time Newbery Honor winner Zipha Keatley Snyder. With five children, a raven, and a pet turkey ...


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    A long, boring summer in the city stretches ahead for almost-twelve-year-old Harry Houdini Marco. Running a boarding house with his widowed mother is a never-ending job, and all Harry's friends have moved to the suburbs. But one day he does a favo...



  • Raamo, at thirteen, had rarely doubted the wisdom of the Ol-zhaan, the unquestioned rulers of the Green-Sky planet. Yet, after he had been chosen to become an Ol-zhaan, he made surprising discoveries and was exposed to dangers different form any he h...


  • Carly might as well be invisible. Her older brothers and sisters move quietly along their own paths, governed by fear of their stern father and concern for their sick mother. Carly feels more at home with Great-aunt Mehitabel and her Chinese servant,...


  • Eight-year-old Teera finds herself above the powerful Root that keeps her Erdling community captive underground. The Erdlings are feared and despised by the Kindar people who live in the massive trees above. Raamo and Neric, two young Kindar discover...