Book List in Order: 14 titles

  • Pam Conrad's treasure of a book is lavishly reillustrated by the incomparable Brian Selznick for a new generation of readers.Pam Conrad takes us into the lives of six kids in six different decades and celebrates the commonality of all our lives. Orig...


  • What's a Tub Child to think when his Grandfather hands him a metal hook and tells him to “stand guard” as a roly-poly man in a red suit with a very large sack and an even larger tree pops out of the chimney in the middle of the night? In this la...




  • Robin Lewis enters the boarder's room, reads her diary, and attempts to solve her problem by reuniting her with her family without ever being asked, only to find her her attempt at goodness has gone horribly wrong and Robin's own life is in danger. R...


  • "In 1894, Robert Peary's explorers discovered a car-sized meteorite in Greenland and hauled it off to New York's [American Museum of Natural History]. An intriguing story if conventionally told, Conrad makes it unforgettable by choosing the meteorite...


  • During an unseen child's bath time, the seven members of a wooden toy family ride on the floating soap and compete in swimming races. But after the near loss of the Tub Child down the drain, they are all reunited on a warm bed, where they mountain cl...



  • Destination Unknown... Pedro de Salcedo could not have known what adventures lay ahead! His incredible voyage as ship's boy aboard Christopher Columbus' Santa Maria would bring both danger and excitement. Pedro captured his experience between the pa...






  • "All I want to find is one dinosaur," Daniel was saying. "And I'll find it right here. Like I do all my fossils." Wandering through the Natural History Museum with her grandchildren, Julia Creath feels the presence of her dead brother, Daniel, she re...


  • Zoe's grandparents think that Zoe Louise is Zoe's imaginary friend. The truth, however, is that Zoe Louise lived in Zoe's house a century ago, and her ghost has returned to solve a terrible mystery. . . . ‘An eerie and gripping time fantasy. Conrad...


  • Zoe's best friend is a ghost! The first time Zoe met Zoe Louise, Zoe was four years old. Zoe Louise was more than one hundred. From that day on -- living in the same house, separated by a staircase and a century -- Zoe and Zoe Louise have been an ...


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    Her Favorite Year... Nine-year-old Heather thinks her life is perfect just the way it is. Why should she ruin it by turning ten? So instead of a birthday party, she and her mom plan an unbirthday party -- with a cake but no candles, guests but no ...


  • Louisa loves the solitude of the Nebraska prairie and feels secure with her loving pioneer family.She idolizes the doctor's wife, Emmeline, who comes from New York City. But Emmeline cannot adjust to the harsh pioneer existence, especially the loneli...