Book List:11 titles
  • Sarah is forced to take a summer poetry class as penance for trashing the home of a famous poet in this fresh novel about finding your own voice. Sarah’s had her happy ending: she’s at the party of the year with the most popular boy in school....


  • . . . and they lived happily ever after. Remember the fairy tales you put away after you found that no princess is as beautiful as common sense and happy endings are just the beginning? Well, the old tales are back, and theyve grown up! Black Pearls ...


  • "Paint first with your eyes." These are words Lavinia Fontana hears again and again as she eavesdrops on her father's lessons with his male apprentices. Though her artist father, Prospero Fontana, uses his eyes with great precision in his painting, h...


  • In Anteaters Don't Dream and Other Stories, Louise Hawes deftly portrays lovers at the end of their patience, marriages on the verge of decline, children reeling from abuse, and parents devastated by loss. But many of these stories have a sardonic, h...


  • Thousands of years ago in Egypt, a girl named Muti receives a beautiful necklace from her father. He has carved it himself—from “turquoise as blue as a dragonfly’s wing, and carnelian, as red as the inside of a pomegranate.” Muti wears it every...


  • New York Public Library Best Book for the Teen Age "Girls' Life Magazine," Ten Best Summer Reads Featured in "Teen Discussion Groups @ the Library" ."flowing prose and vivid characterization.Hawes deliverers a rewarding read." -"Publishers Weekly" ."...


  • Aliens for camp counselors? T.V. star for a day? A talking snake for a pet? All routine for eleven-year-old Nelson Malone, whose life is filled with the kind of fantastic adventures most boys only dream of....


  • Six months have passed since Rosey Mishimi's fatal accident. But Franklin still can't adjust to being without her. Every day he feels as though he's moving underwater, just going through the motions. Remembering Rosey is the only thing that brings hi...


  • Befriending the ghosts of Quick Fox and Prudence, whose graves were disrupted by the building of the new school cafeteria, Allie, Dina, Quinton, and Bradley must help the wandering spirit of a Native American baby....






  • Everybody is happy about the new Middle School cafeteria except the two ghosts whose graves were disturbed when it was built, but four sixth-graders are the only ones who can see the Pilgrim girl and Native American boy. Original....


  • Eleven-year-old Nelson Malone experiences all kinds of amazing adventures--from flying a plane, to coping with invisibility, to becoming the parent of a baby pterodactyl--in a collection of six stories...