Book List in Order: 9 titles

  • Three classmates- Joshua, a chess prodigy, Karen, a feminist, and Lori, a sensitive artist- start an unusual friendship, forming a clique of their own. Other kids may think theyre weird, their parents may not understand them, but they have each other...


  • Anthony, fifteen, helps his mother, a has-been actress, pay the bills by playing guitar in Central Park. One day he meets Kelly Callahan, a girl with a beautiful voice, singing in the park, and they work up an act together. They become successful str...



  • Crazy Aunt Vootch is impossible to live with anymore. So Amy and Joshua Baines set off for New York City to find their grandparents. The very night they run away, the children meet up with the wacky Mortimer Wintergreen and his amazing magic hat. Wha...


  • Fourteen-year-old Lisa, a talented amateur photographer, becomes involved in a bittersweet relationship with an emotionally disturbed boy when she does a photo essay on his run-down home up in the hills....


  • Ramon Santiago, a fourteen-year-old street kid and poet, records his thoughts in a notebook. He is skilled with words and skilled with his knife, when needed. Alone, he wants to join a street gang to be macho, but to prove himself, he must rob an eld...


  • It's 1944 in New York City. Alan Silverman doesn't want to give up his stickball game for anyone-especially not for crazy-acting Naomi Kirshenbaum. But when he hears about her horrifying experience during the war in France, Alan changes his mind. Slo...


  • Cathy Dunn knew that if shed id not give her penny to the witch, the old lady would turn her into a lizard. Ora goat. Or a spider so small Cathy's mother would step on her. But one day Cathy decided that she would not give up her penny, and that was ...


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    Cathy Dunn knew that if shed id not give her penny to the witch, the old lady would turn her into a lizard. Ora goat. Or a spider so small Cathy's mother would step on her. But one day Cathy decided that she would not give up her penny, and that was ...