Book List:23 titles
  • Penny is excited to welcome her new sibling, so throughout her mom’s pregnancy she writes letters to it (not it, YOU!). She introduces herself (Penelope, but she prefers “Penny”) and their moms (Sammy and Becky). She brags about their home city...


  • Pittsburgh, 1952. Franny Katzenback, a young girl recovering from polio, reads and falls in love with Charlotte's Web, the brand-new book by E. B. White. Bored and lonely and yearning for a Charlotte of her own, Franny starts up a correspondence with...


  • In this warmhearted middle-grade novel, Oona and her brother, Fred, love their cat Zook (short for Zucchini), but Zook is sick. As they conspire to break him out of the vet's office, convinced he can only get better at home with them, Oona tells Fred...


  • The kids who live on Orange Street have always played in the empty lot around the big Valencia orange tree. Its branches are perfect for climbing. Its leaves are cool and shady. And its oranges are the most wonderfully juicy oranges in the whole worl...





  • Hanukkah is here at last, and Daniel Bloom couldn’t be more excited. It’s time for candle lighting and storytelling and presents. Time for chocolate gelt and dreidel games and . . . green latkes? Uh-oh. Maybe this year’s Hanukkah won’t be qui...


  • A lively and evocative novel full of sweet, sad, and funny moments in the history of a Jewish family.Imagine a cozy kitchen in another time and place. A family is baking apple strudel together, and while they work, they tell each other stories of the...






  • Beginning readers learn about money values as they follow the story of a young boy who discovers that the level of change in his money jar keeps shrinking and take part in a variety of fun-filled and educational games and activities that teach basic ...


  • Jake's little brother, Pete, is a real pest--always copying Jake and following him around. If Jake does a somersault, so does Pete. If Jake sets up a fruit punch stand, suddenly Pete has a stand of his own. It's more than an older brother should have...



  • Now that there is a new baby on the way, sisters Kris and Pat must figure out how to re-arrange furniture and divide a bedroom they both must share in an easy-to-read book about shape manipulation. Original....


  • Sometimes secrets are better written down... When Mr. Moffat gets everyone in class to start keeping journals, Lucy pours her heart out to him in entries "For YOUR Eyes Only!" Meanwhile Andy, the class troublemaker, does nothing but draw exploding f...



  • Dressed up and ready to attend a birthday party, Pauline is distraught to find that her hamster has chewed up the invitation, leaving the number 5 as the only clue to where the party is taking place. Original....


  • Voting on a guinea pig as a prospective class pet, the students of Mr. Day's class calculate how much recycling they will have to do in order to afford one. By the author of All Tutus Should Be Pink. Original....






  • During the months that her mother is expecting, eleven-year-old Farla writes a series of letters to the unborn baby describing her feelings toward family members, friends, and her future brother or sister....