Book List in Order: 11 titles


  • " The True Secrets of the Greaser HotelThe Greaser Hotel is an eyesore even by eyesores standards. A long forgotten place, it sits dilapidated and mostly vacant amid a sea of Baltimore vacancies. But this building, this former lap of luxury, is much ...



  • You think history is boring? Baltimore kid Daniel does―until a chance encounter with a magical talking raven named Calvert sends him flying back to 1814, where he finds his home city under siege by a British army on the verge of defeating the Unite...



  • "Puttnam Douglas Steward isn't having an identity crisis he is one. To his father Carl, he s a disappointment, and has been since the day he came home from the hospital. To his mother, he s ""Mama s Boy,"" and will forever be nothing less and nothing...



  • Caley’s family is on the move again. His mother and stepfather have made another in a series of bad decisions, and once again, Caley, his older brother Fulton, and little sister Louise are pulling up stakes. With each move, Caley’s mental state g...



  • Medusa's Daughter, created by Jonathon Scott Fuqua, is about a fifteen-year-old girl named Maia, gifted with writhing ringlets and viperous locks. With a mysterious past, she is the adopted daughter of sideshow huckster Riktus, who displays her in hi...



  • When fifteen-year-old Penn starts to hear voices, he is terrified. He can hear his parents' unspoken gripes, his retarded brother's anxieties, and his neighbor's desperation. His mother wants him to get treated for schizophrenia, but his similarly gi...



  • "Darby's first-person narrative is frank and immediate . . . expressing what it's like for an ordinary white kid who suddenly discovers evil — and courage — where she lives." — BooklistDarby Carmichael thinks her best friend is probably the sm...



  • In a poignant story of a family struggling against loss — and a boy who would be a superhero — Jonathon Scott Fuqua evokes, in rich detail, the long-ago era of the 1950s.He looked at her. "Minnie, have you ever wondered if maybe Mom’s from Atla...



  • Catie Calloway’s family has moved a lot, which is rough on an only child. When Catie finds herself in another new city and another new school, she is glad to meet Josephine, a girl who appears in the big old house that is her family’s new home. W...








  • When eleven-year-old Sam Webber's father disappears without a trace, he and his mother are forced to relocate to a tough neighborhood, closer to her job. Unfamiliar with his surroundings and intimidated by the students of his new school, Sam recounts...


Award-Winning Books by Jonathon Scott Fuqua

The Reappearance of Sam Webber
2000 Alex Award -- Adult/For Young Adults