Book List in Order: 8 titles


  • A sensitive, hopeful story about breaking the cycle of bullying and abuse.Sera doesn't always like being at home, where her dad’s anger feels like the strongest thing. School feels better. But when Sera gets into an argument with a friend and finds...



  • Van is way past scared. What can make him feel better?Abbi and Van are having a sleepover at Grammy and Pop's. Should be fun! But there's a storm, with loud thunder and bursts of lightning. The lights go out. Van is way past scared. What can make him...



  • Macy is way past lonely. What will she do?It's a weekend. Two whole days. Dez is away, Keya and Hooper can't play. Her mom is busy and her brother Luke doesn't need her help. Even Princess Paws rushes away. What will Macy do?...



  • STARRED REVIEW! This frank portrait of childhood jealousy is both a compelling story and a perfect teaching tool. The protagonist's journey is authentic and accessible, making it a great way to start a conversation about big feelings.—Kirkus Re...



  • James is sad. Way past sad. His best friend, Sanj, is moving away. James feels all alone, and even hugs from Mom don't take away all his sad. But it helps to talk about it. Nothing can change the fact that Sanj is moving, but will James and Sanj alwa...



  • Sometimes being worried can keep you from having fun.Brock is worried. Way past worried, with his heart thumping and his mind racing. Today is his friend Juan's superhero party and he’s going all by himself. What if nobody plays with him? What if e...



  • Keya is way past mad. Her little brother Nate messed up everything—even breakfast. She heads to school kicking rocks and sticks. When her best friend Hooper tries to help, Keya shouts, "I don't even like you." It's not true, but Hooper storms off, ...



  • Whenever the yelling in his house starts, Quinn runs to a special hiding place. There he becomes captain of the Quiet Ship, where he can get far, far away from the yelling that hurts his ears and makes him feel scared. But one day the Quiet Ship is b...