Book List in Order: 18 titles


  • Abby and her parents have moved to Israel, where they've always dreamed of living. Abby's excited about her new home, but she misses her grandma. As they exchange letters and emails, Abby tells about her new life-learning Hebrew, eating falafel, and ...



  • Dorrie Meyers is starting fifth grade, the year of the Sweet Semester baking and essay contest at school. Dorrie is determined to win, but her cakes fall flat, her cookies look like pancakes, and she learns the hard way that chocolate-covered gum is ...



  • For Katie, nothing compares to Thanksgiving at Grandma's. There are the aunts and uncles, whom Katie loves to see each year. But a cherished object is broken at dinner, and Katie blames herself for spoiling the day....





  • Certain that 1947 will be a great year for them, Millie Cooper and her best friend, Sandy, begin the fourth grade, but their expectations are soon tested when they meet their new teacher, the strict Miss Brennan....



  • Ages 8 and up. Fourteen-year-old Heather Hopkowitz can’t imagine life without bacon, cheeseburgers, or bowling on Friday nights. But she gives them all up when she spends an entire month as the guest of an Orthodox Jewish family while her parents a...



  • After watching the Amazing Butoni perform his magical tricks, Max Malone decides to take up magic and makes his debut performance at Austin's birthday party, but he worries if his friends will laugh him out of his newfound profession....



  • Max and his sidekick, Gordy, try various get-rich-quick schemes only to be outdone each time by smart-aleck Austin Healy. Peppy dialogue and a fast-moving plot make this easy chapter book a reassuring choice for newly independent readers....







  • When Max Malone decides to audition for a Peppy Peanut Butter commercial, he is not prepared for all of the hard work and rigorous preparation that accompany a serious acting debut. By the author of Max Malone Makes a Million. ...






  • February becomes a special month for Millie as she enters two contests in the hope of winning a bicycle and worries about receiving valentines, school, the contests, and other possible disappointments...






  • Freddie's older brother Simon agrees to take him to see a monster movie only because Freddie promises not to get scared, but all sorts of things happen even before they enter the movie theater, with some surprising results...