Book List:36 titles

  • After moving to her ancestral home in northern New Jersey, fourteen-year-old Becca Standish Robinson--the gifted daughter of a diplomat and scientist and the granddaughter of a space pioneer--discovers a Native American ghost and a startling family s...


  • Roxana has know and loved Joss for as long as she can remember, ever since Joss came to Grey's Landing ten years earlier, in 1826, to be Roxana's nursery maid. Even before the deaths of her mother and brother in a tragic riverboat accident, Roxana ha...


  • Immigrating to nineteenth-century Boston from Germany, Lotta endures cruel disappointment in the face of hard times and a language barrier until she is taken under the wing of Louisa May Alcott, who introduces her to new dreams. Reprint....


  • In an effort to attract high school heartthrob Brock Peters, Celia changes her outer image....


  • When an anonymous graffiti smear campaign begins against unpopular Doris Haywood, sixteen-year-old Jenny investigates, discovering in the process a champion football player in jeopardy, a young life cut tragically short, and a cover-up attempt....


  • When her acting teacher dies and leaves her a sizable estate, Stacy investigates her death, uncovering a nursing home scandal and renewing her commitment to acting....


  • Visiting relatives in Turkey, Meredith becomes involved in efforts to free her uncle, a hostage negotiator for a Quaker peace mission, who is taken hostage by an Islamic terrorist group....


  • Shortly after she and her grandmother arrive in Morocco, seventeen-year-old Tori finds herself faced with sudden death and a secret from her grandmother's past. ...






  • When sixteen-year-old Laura attends her wealthy, strong-willed grandmother's birthday celebrations in a village in Pennsylvania her grandmother is restoring, she becomes dramatically reacquainted with various relatives, hears of the dissolution of he...


  • Tracy Fairbrother will never forget her first glimpse of the family mansion, Bonne Esperance, rising ghostlike from the haunting swamps and quicksand of Dorr Island. But soon, inexplicable accidents and eerie premonitions convince Tracy that someone-...



  • When her father's taken hostage in the Middle East and her mother goes to Europe to keep close to the situation, Jess Carlisle, fifteen, must handle the press and take care of her brothers and sisters...



  • This is the second in a series about a large family in Alexandria, Virginia. When fifteen-year-old Jessamyn discovers that she is adopted, she is very upset and needs help from her family to cope with the revelation....


  • In one of the slimmest plots to launch a new series (The Carlisle Chronicles) yet this season, Jessica Carlisle is a part of an old family (and a lot of old family traditions), in whose roots she finds much comfort. Her father, who is with the foreig...


  • Sarah embarks on a dangerous mission in Spain when she searches for her father, a famous exposâe writer, who has mysteriously disappeared from his hotel....


  • After a summer devoted to producing a short science fiction film during which they become emotionally involved, Scott, Bettina, and Laura realize that it had been a season when "Time was warped out of sync" for all three of them....


  • Retells the myths of Oedipus who unknowingly killed his father and married his mother and of Antigone who was condemned to death for burying her brother after he had attacked his own city....


  • When "wild" Paul Hodge returns from California, Saranne once again finds herself defending him, even as she faces problems of her own....


  • Saranne Albright was hardly the girl to get involved with Paul Hodge. She was shy, quiet, a good student, and the daughter of Bronwyn Sterling Albright, one of the leading lights in the women's rights movement, and Sidney Albright, a prominent local ...


  • In 1963 after her father dies, Elizabeth finds her world changing and expanding as she does volunteer work in Dominica and enters public rather than private high school. A school play helps her make friends but creates its own problems....


  • Retells the story of the House of Atreus and the pride, deception, hatred, and revenge that involves Agamemnon, Clytemnestra, and their children Iphigenia, Electra, and Orestes....


  • Allison and Lisa are close friends and popular in school, but Allison's senile grandmother, her father's failing business, and Lisa's parents' bitter divorce cause pressures that are too much for Lisa and for the friendship...


  • During the summer of 1920, sixteen-year-old Allison Standis meets the wealthy, glamorous Farraday family who bring excitement into her life and a new appreciation of her own family....


  • Tish wants to write well and she wants to be of help to her friends, but first she has to understand herself....


  • Fifteen-year-old Tish faces the death of her grandfather, parting from her sweetheart, and the birth of a niece....


  • As Bridget continues her search for her own identity in her talented family, she learns to deal with an officious woman and her daughter, a near-romance with an aging actor, and her confused feelings about a male friend....


  • The newly begun Civil War is only one more complication in the lives of Bridget's family in which everyone seems talented--except Bridget....






  • Recounts the Greek myth of Jason, his search with the Argonauts for the Golden Fleece, and the final tragedy resulting from Medea's love for him....


  • A fourteen-year-old girl tells about her family and their collective experiences during a seven month period in 1900....


  • Fourteen-year-old Tish continues her diary recording the trials and tribulations of the six months between January and June in 1901....


    • / Historical Romance
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    Set in 1776 in New Jersey. "Love, understanding, compassion...this ability to feel with others, deep beneath the surface, this was the bridge between. Well, not too deep beneath the surface are all of Jenny's feelings as comes the Revolution to Jerse...



  • When Gillian Sheldon's father dies suddenly, leaving her and her mother to seek refuge in a cottage in a small Connecticut town they've never seen, Gillian has only two things in mind. She is going to take care of cheerful, childlike Mimsy, her belov...


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    Sixteen year old Julie Forrest, shy and dazzled by her beautiful mother's glamor, longs for some magic that will make her belong, make her exactly look like everyone else. She is too old now to believe still in the miraculous powers attributed by leg...