Book List:20 titles
  • Her mother's third marriage is only hours old when all hope for Clare's fifteenth summer fades. Before she knows it, Clare is whisked away to some ancient cottage on a tiny marsh island on Cape Cod to spend the summer with her father -- a man she has...


  • Toby causes all sorts of trouble again -- this time with the cat from next door! Toby doesn't like cats. They're snooty and snobby, and they never pay attention to him! So when Pandora, the cat from next door, comes to stay with Toby and his famil...



  • Halloween is almost here and Lily wants to make her own costume for trick-or-treating. Should she be a scary ghost? Or maybe a roly-poly pumpkin? Perhaps a glittery princess! After many ideas and a few wrong turns, Lily finally settles on a costume t...


  • A funny rhyming story about the silly things pirates do when they go to school. Pirates and their parrots go to school, and it's time to hang up their swords and have fun. They learn reading and math, and they bring pirate treasure for show-and-te...


  • 'My walls were stripped, and all that was left in the room was a pile of boxes and my mattress propped against the wall.'So begins Irene's journey from an Upper West Side penthouse to--well, she's not entirely sure where. Irene's father, a corporate ...


  • They call themselves the Leopardi Circle, six members of a local writing group. There's Gillian, a beautiful, scheming, world-famous poet; Bernard, a pompous but lovable biographer; Virginia, a respected historian and the peacemaker of the group; Chr...


  • It's only a week until Valentine's Day, and Lily wants to make the perfect heart-shaped valentine for Mommy. But every time she cuts out a heart, it's either too pointy, too round, or too skinny. As the days go by, Lily tries again and again, and whe...


  • A young girl and her lovable dog, Lulu, are the best of friends. They play games together, explore their neighborhood, and even cuddle up to read bedtime stories each night. Lulu is the best dog a girl could ever hope for, but when she grows older an...






  • Emma's dog, Toby, was always in trouble. On Monday he got into the garbage. On Tuesday he ran into the road. On Wednesday he ate a loaf of bread that Emma's dad had just baked. No matter what day of the week it is, Toby's up to no good. His owner, Em...


  • A humorous Level 1 Scholastic Reader about a duck, a truck, lots of muck, and a little luck!Dog chases Duck into the swamp, setting off a very muddy chain of events. Chuck tries to pull Dog out of the muck and also gets stuck. One by one, each charac...


  • With the snow getting deeper by the minute, Annamouse and Willamouse are unable to venture out to get the supplies they need to decorate their homes for Christmas and so fear that Santamouse won't be able to find them if they can't complete their tas...


  • "Great American Short Stories: From Hawthorne to Hemingway "is part of the ""Barnes & Noble Classics" "series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and...


  • Jamie's greatest wish is to have a pony of her very own. So when she sees a sign advertising a free pony, she's ecstatic! As soon as Jamie pets McIntosh for the first time, she's sure that they are perfect for each other. Is Jamie's dream about to be...


  • It's 1850 and nine year-old Ned has been called upon to go to sea as ship's cook aboard the fishing schooner Adeline. Young readers glimpse a fascinating era of New England history as they set sail with Ned in search of cod. Glowing images of life on...



  • A heartwarming intergenerational story follows Carrie, as she and her grandmother explore the treasures of a mystifying island that is only visible during low tide, and Carrie discovers that her Grandmother's stories are the most valuable treasure of...



  • In 1856, twelve-year-old Celia Snow sets sail with her parents on her father's whaling ship and chronicles her subsequent adventures on the more than two-year voyage in a series of letters written to her cousin Abigail...