Book List:16 titles
  • A tender father-and-son story about the passage of time, the change of seasons, and the excitement of reaching a goal.Eager for maple syrup, Ethan can’t wait till sugaring time rolls around. And he can’t wait till his loose tooth falls out. But h...


  • Bestselling author Gary D. Schmidt tells a coming-of-age story with the light touch of The Wednesday Wars, the heart of Okay for Now, and the unique presence of a wise and witty butler. Carter Jones is astonished early one morning when he finds a ...


  • WHEN JACK MEETS his new foster brother, he already knows three things about him: Joseph almost killed a teacher. He was incarcerated at a place called Stone Mountain. He has a daughter. Her name is Jupiter. And he has never seen her. What Ja...


  • The peaceful civilization of Valorim is under siege ... It's about to fall to the dark Lord Mondus. In a panic, a few heroes bind all their world's beauty into one precious necklace and send it across the cosmos, hurtling past a trillion lighted star...


  • As a fourteen-year-old who just moved to a new town, with no friends and a louse for an older brother, Doug Swieteck has all the stats stacked against him. So begins a coming-of-age masterwork full of equal parts comedy and tragedy from Newbery Honor...


  • National Book Award finalist and two-time Newbery Honor-winning author Gary D. Schmidt recaptures the classic tale of one man's spiritual journey in this contemporary retelling of John Bunyan's"Pilgrim's Progress," masterfully illustrated with waterc...


  • From Newbery and Printz Honor winner Gary D. Schmidt comes a tender, probing story of social change set in New England. Henry Smiths father told him that if you build your house far enough away from Trouble, then Trouble will never find you. But Trou...


  • A testament to the power of stories, and how they may bring hope even in times of darkness."Everyone gathers around, and from her lips to their ears the stories go, and for a little while the camp disappears, and for a little while they are all free....


  • Youre my first boy, Cooper, my first boy, grandfather says just before he dies. All alone in the world, without even a dog, the only thing that keeps Cooper going is running the dairy farm. Suddenly, black sedans are swarming all around Coopers small...






  • HOLLING HOODHOOD IS REALLY IN FOR IT. He's just started seventh grade with Mrs. Baker, a teacher he knows is out to get him. Why else would she make him read Shakespeare . . . outside of class? The year is 1967, and everyone has bigger things to wo...


  • As the years pass and his small village grows, Ethan watches for the fulfillment of the prophecy that someone born looking like the Great Stone Face up on the mountain will be the greatest, noblest person of his time....


  • Turner Buckminster is purely miserable. Not only is he the son of the new minister in a small Maine town, but he is shunned for playing baseball differently from the local boys. Turner feels as if everyone young and old is watching every move and eve...


  • Celebrate the magical power of storytelling"If it’s wonders you’ll be after, it won’t be far that you’ll have to go." The heart of Donal O’Donnell, like his farmhouse door, has been bolted shut since the day his son died. So when he returns...


  • What fills a hand fuller than a skein of gold? By order of the king, two boys, Tousle and Innes, must find the answer to this puzzling riddle within seven days or be killed. A former nursemaid to the queen’s child tells the boys that the banished q...


  • While serving as a British Fencible to maintain the peace in eighteenth-century Ireland, Anson finds that his sympathy for a hedge master, a teacher devoted to teaching Irish children their forbidden language and culture, places him in conflict with ...


  • While living on his grandparents' farm in New Hampshire, Cole hears stories about a mysterious sin-eater which enable Cole to learn forgiveness and to connect with his ancestors. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults. Reprint....