Book List in Order:14 titles

  • Newbery Honor Award -- winning author Mavis Jukes is back with a lovable new character named Carson. His father moves him to a new town in Northern California, where he'll be the new kid in class -- friendless and alone, except for his beloved stuffe...


  • When Colton's mom tells him that they're moving from Idaho Falls to northern California, Colt is sad, but he takes it like a man. At least he'll have one friend to keep him company -- Smoke, the twenty-pound black Maine coon cat that Colt's dad gav...



  • You’re a gruff bear with fleas. A grump with a hump between your shoulders.So begins Mavis Jukes’s playful story of a young girl who wanders the house, imagining herself as a bear with lots to do: sniff for owl in the skies, go for a dip, and fin...


  • A hilarious account of preparing for New Year's Eve for the millennium with romance, drama, shopping, two devilish stepsisters, and a happily-ever-after ending.Ashley Ella Toral wants to spend the last hours of 1999 and the first hours of the year 20...


  • A hilarious account of preparing for New Year's Eve for the millennium with romance, drama, shopping, two devilish stepsisters, and a happily-ever-after ending.Ashley Ella Toral wants to spend the last hours of 1999 and the first hours of the year 20...


  • Young readers will love the latest novel from Newbery Honor winner Mavis Jukes:River is dreading the assignment in Mrs. Furley's Human Interaction class.  The students actually have to discuss a boy's changes!  River is finding it hard enough to ...


  • A hilarious look at life in the sixth grade follows Mrs. Gladys B. Furley, R.N., Human Interaction teacher, and her innovative approach to sex education, an approach that reassures twelve-year-old River about the awful mysteries of becoming a teenage...







  • Independent-minded and angry at being left at home while her parents travel on business, twelve-year-old Iris gives her babysitter the slip; but a disturbing incident makes her realize that she does need her family and friends...


  • Disaster becomes the result when ten-year-old Maggie Hunter--the child of divorced and feuding parents--sets out to even the score with an obnoxious classmate, Corky Newton, who has a taste for playing dirty tricks...


  • "Austin's visit to his grandmother's is the first since Grandpa died. Austinnotices Grandpa's things but feels the emptiness of his absence. This sparestory vividly captures the emotions of painful times and shows how they easewith sharing and rememb...



  • Sonia, a future world-famous veterinarian, and her newly remarried father engage in a comic but touching battle of wills over a friendly stray dog called Max, in this award-winning novel about contemporary family life. Reissue....