Book List in Order: 10 titles

  • Eleven-year-old Tyler Stoudt starts sixth grade off on the wrong foot. She has Ms. Custer, the toughest teacher in school, who has announced that the schoolwork for the year will revolve around one project: a family tree. Tyler doesn't have a family ...


  • "An inviting introduction to the wonder of plants, food, and gardening. . . . Will be a favorite of teachers, students, and home readers alike." KIRKUS REVIEWS From seeds dropping into soil to corn bursting from its stalks, from children chasing butt...


  • Come along for the ride as Matthew's truck navigates treacherous terrain — then parks for the night in its own special spot beside Matthew's pillow.VROOM! Matthew's truck likes to go places! It ZOOMS up hills and tumbles down cliffs, again and agai...


  • A little girl takes some intriguing conveyances on a flight of fancy to her grandmother’s house - with the help of a big empty box and a very active imaginationA gift for Grandma arrives one fine day, and her young granddaughter is eager to deliver...


  • During the Great Depression, a boy who faces bullying stumbles upon a mystery and comes of age in this novel that integrates fact and opinion and has a rich 1930’s vocabulary. Extra material: An Author’s Note is included in the back of the book.M...


  • "My name is Will Spencer. I come from a little town called Atwater, Ohio, and I bought this wagon to haul goods. But lately, I’ve been hauling more people than goods."Will Spencer’s family has always helped runaway slaves passing through their to...


  • In 1885, unhappy living with her aunt and uncle in Pittsburgh, Valentine Harper disguises herself as a boy and runs away to Colorado determined to find her father who has gone there in search of gold....


  • In 1908, eleven-year-old Innie joins the library club at a settlement house that serves immigrant families of Boston's North End, but when items and money disappear from the settlement house, Innie's past as a troublemaker puts her under suspicion....


  • It's 1851 and Lucy Spencer's family is keeping a secret. Their Ohio home is a station on the Underground Railroad, the network of people and places that helps fugitive slaves escape to freedom in Canada. Lucy believes in what she and her family do to...






  • It's 1942. America has just entered World War II, and Charlotte Campbell's brother Jim has gone to fight. Twelve-year-old Charlotte wants to help the war effort too, so she and her classmates start a scrap metal drive. When all the metal is stolen, C...