Book List:20 titles
  • Five-Finger Discount is the story of fifth-grader Jerry Johnson, whose father is in prison a fact Jerry desperately wishes to keep a secret. Unfortunately slimy Edward Troller knows and threatens to tell the whole school.Recipient of the Pen Center U...


  • When Gretchen's friends suddenly turn on her and no one wants to sit with her at lunch, Gretchen does not understand what has happened, until she realizes that the new girl in town, Marybelle, has had something to do with it....


  • When his neighbor and friend, Andy, continually misbehaves in class, Scott fears that Andy will be sent back to the first grade and launches a campaign to straighten out his friend's act. Simultaneous....


  • Bucky knows there is gold waiting for them in Alaska -- if only they can survive the trip! It's 1898, and Bucky can't wait to get to Alaska to find gold and adventure. But the journey is hard. Bucky, Pa, and Uncle Tanner must face deadly storms, n...


  • Jenna tries to help her brother, Mike, the only good player on the worst hockey team in the area, overcome his anger over continually losing, before he does something that jeopardizes his chance to attend hockey camp....












  • Ten-year-old Jerry's attempts to adjust to his new school and make new friends are complicated by his determination to keep secret the fact that his father is serving time in the local prison for being a thief...


  • Daydreaming. That's all Marianne does in class. Ever since her mother died she's lost interest in practically everything. Even becoming a Fourth Grade Wizard doesn't seem special anymore. Marianne doesn't think she'll ever care the same way about any...


  • Separated twins Faith and Phillip must use their special psychic bonds to escape danger--to help Phillip escape from his foster parents and the bizarre religious sect to which they belong, and Faith from the teacher planning to silence her...


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    On her own Copper Jones is used to taking care of herself. Her mom has her own problems to worry about, and Copper's stepfather is always busy with his job. But things have gotten worse lately, and Copper must go stay with relatives...who don't re...


  • "Bad Helen" Helen thinks this year might be better than most. There are some neat people in her grade: her friend Louise, Leon, Jack Hanson , even Elsie Edwards. But Helen's teacher turns out to be Mrs. Lobb. Lobb the Blob makes things so hard for ...



  • At seventeen, things aren't so simple anymore. Elsie Edwards has been going out with Craddoc for three years now. He's the most popular guy at school and Elsie thought she'd always want to tie "Craddoc's girl." But now that she's seventeen, Craddo...



  • Your teacher is too strict, fractions are too hard, and the most disgusting girl in school has the seat next to yours... Nothing’s fair! Jenny knows one thing for sure -- Elsie Edwards is a fat thief who steals people's lunch money to buy candy....