Book List:13 titles
  • From Barbara O'Connor, the beloved author of WISH, comes a big-hearted story about the meaning of friendship, the challenges of growing up, and one lovable runaway dog. Mavis Jeeter is fearless and bold, but she has never lived in one place long e...


  • Eleven-year-old Charlie Reese has been making the same secret wish every day since fourth grade. She even has a list of all the ways there are to make the wish, such as cutting off the pointed end of a slice of pie and wishing on it as she takes the ...


  • Summer days drift by slowly in Meadville, South Carolina--that is, until Sherman the one-legged pigeon flies into town and causes a ruckus. First Stella, who's been begging for a dog, spots him on top of a garage roof and decides she wants him for a ...


  • An amazing secret has tumbled off a freight train into Carter, Georgia, and Owen Jester is the only person who knows about it. If he can simply manage to evade his grandfathers snappish housekeeper, organize his two best friends, and keep his nosy ne...


  • Nothing ever happens in Fayette, South Carolina. That's what Popeye thinks, anyway. His whole life, everything has just been boring, boring, boring. But things start to look up when the Jewells' Holiday Rambler makes a wrong turn and gets stuck in th...


  • As I read my list of rules over again, I felt myself splitting right in two. Half of me was thinking, Georgina, don't do this. Stealing a dog is just plain wrong. The other half of me was thinking, Georgina, you're in a bad fix and you got to do w...


  • FOR SALE SLEEPY TIME MOTEL SHAWNEE GAP, NORTH CAROLINA TEN LOVELY ROOMS WITH MOUNTAIN VIEW. SWIMMING POOL. TOMATO GARDEN. FOR SALE BY OWNER, AGNES DUNCAN Aggie isn't expecting visitors at the Sleepy Time Motel in the Great Smoky Mountains. Sinc...


  • Who left the baby at the Rock of Ages Baptist Church? Randall Mackey has a secret. He knows who left the baby on the steps of the Rock of Ages Baptist Church. But he can't tell anyone, not even his best friend, Jaybird. And he certainly can't let J...


  • A girl abandoned by her mother discovers the feeling of family Pearl's mother, Ruby, just up and left her with Aunt Ivy, who's a complete stranger to Pearl. "Your mama's done gone off the deep end," Ivy says, and Pearl wonders if she'll ever come...






  • Will a spelling bee be the answer to all of Bird’s problems?All her life, all Bird has ever wanted is to be noticed in her small town and to get to Disney World. As it turns out, Bird just might have a chance to realize at least one of her goals be...


  • "Eleven-year-old Jennalee Helton spends most of her days with Uncle Beau Goody, enjoying his friendship and helping out at his general store where she can count on her routine staying the same-unlike her chaotic life at home. But then one day Rupert ...



  • Martin had always liked music -- liked to listen to it, liked to make up tunes in his head. More than anything, he wanted an instrument to play, but he knew that all he had to do was say the word "piano" to his father and all hell would break loose...