Book List:15 titles
  • Newbery Honor-winner Joan Bauer's newest protagonist always sees the positive side of any situation -- and readers will cheer him on! Jeremiah is the world’s biggest baseball fan. He really loves baseball and he knows just about everything there...


  • Award-winning author Joan Bauer latest novel is full of warmth, humor, hope, and a healthy dose of suspense The unofficial town motto is "Nothing bad ever happens in Rosemont" where twelve-year-old Anna has come to stay with her grandmother, Mim,...


  • Newbery Honor winner Joan Bauer's new novel will touch your heart When twelve-year-old Sugar's grandfather dies and her gambling father takes off yet again, Sugar and her mother lose their home in Missouri. They head to Chicago for a fresh start, ...


  • Foster McFee dreams of having her own cooking show like her idol, celebrity chef Sonny Kroll. Macon Dillard's goal is to be a documentary filmmaker. Foster's mother Rayka longs to be a headliner instead of a back-up singer. And Miss Charleena plans a...


  • You think your familyas bad? What if your dad was a preacher at the mall? What if your sister made you dress like Little Lord Fauntleroy for her wedding? What if your grandfather was wanted by the law in three states? Youad be hard pressed to be in m...


  • HILDY BIDDLE wants something monumental to happen so she can finally prove herself to be more than a high school journalist The problem? Her town's biggest story stars a ghost, which is not an easy interview. But while the local paper is playing up p...


  • The must-read sequel to the beloved Rules of the Road, from award-winning author Joan Bauer.Jenna Boller is dripping with newfound maturity after her life-altering summer on the road. She has a job she loves at Gladstone Shoes, a best friend who make...


  • Tree, a six-foot-three-inch twelve-year-old, copes with his parents' recent divorce and his failure as an athlete by helping his grandfather, a Vietnam vet and recent amputee, and Sophie, a new girl at school....


  • With the help of his grandmother, his dead father's best friend, and his own best friend—a math whiz—Mickey prepares to compete in the most important pool championship of his life, despite his mother's reservations....






  • "Tallness is packed with great expectations." Tree is twelve years old and too tall -- six foot three and a half inches and growing. He's never really been able to fit in at school or on the basketball team, and since his parents' divorce he doesn't...


  • Be careful what you wish for! Imagine having your own personal cupid--the actual winged being--pop into your life and offer to make your dreams come true. There's one catch. He can help you in only one way: artistically, academically, or romantica...


  • Ivy is on a quest. Stuck in a family overflowing with lawyers, Ivy Breedlove longs to be understood, to break free of unfair expectations, and to find the truth about the mysterious hermit aunt who broke the family mold-the relative no one will talk...


  • One new life, coming right up. Hope's used to thinking on her feet -- she hasn't become a terrific waitress by accident. But when she and her aunt move from New York City to a small town in Wisconsin to run the local diner, she isn't sure she'll f...


  • The trip of a lifetime... Jenna Boller can sell anybody anything. She's the best employee at her branch of Gladstone's Shoes. But her family problems are harder to handle, and there are times when Jenna wishes she could just take a break. So when ...


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    Can she do it? Ellie Morgan's life would be just perfect if Max would just put on about two hundred pounds, and if she herself could lose twenty. After all, Max, Ellie's giant pumpkin, could very well be the next champion of the Rock River Pumpkin...