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  • Roxie and the Hooligans are back and this time, Smoky Jo is swiped by a kidnapper who is as blunder-prone as Roxie, Uncle Dangerfoot, and Lord Thistlebottom are clever. Roxie is back! And that means the Hooligans are not far behind. The last time ...


  • A boy must outsmart a tormenting turkey and solve the mystery surrounding some missing jewelry in this feel-good middle grade novel from the Newbery Award–winning author of the Shiloh series.Zack has a problem. A turkey problem. A TOM turkey to be ...


  • From the Newbery Award-winning author of Shiloh comes a middle-grade novel that combines adrenaline-fueled adventure with a poignant coming-of-age story. Buck Anderson’s life seems to be changing completely. His best friend, David, has moved awa...


  • A rescued beagle and his boy owner seek love and understanding for their troubled small town in this holiday companion to the Newbery Medal-winning Shiloh, from Phyllis Reynolds Naylor. Christmas is coming and Marty and his rescued pup Shiloh are ...


  • It’s Alice -- for the rest of her life! Yes, the very last Alice book, and it reveals every last bit you’d want to know about Alice -- including whether she spends the rest of her life with Patrick! Alice McKinley is going to college! And ever...


  • Emily Wiggins is thrilled that she and her orphan friend Jackson have escaped the clutches of the Child-Catching Services and Emily's villainous uncle Victor. Emily and Jackson are now living happily with her loving aunt Hilda. But just a mighty mout...


  • In her last adventure before starting college, Alice takes to the open sea for the summer -- and nothing can stop the tides of change. Everything Alice has ever known is about to change -- from where she sleeps at night to how close her closest fr...


  • Get ready to start your own incredible, amazing life...right? Alice McKinley is standing on the edge of something new -- and half afraid she might fall off. Graduation is a big deal -- that gauntlet of growing up that requires everyone she's known...


  • Senior year is a big deal, and it’s full of huge decisions and the very best kind of memory making -- but, for Alice McKinley, her last year of high school is being overshadowed by some very difficult situations. A sudden increase in vandalism at t...






  • Emily Wiggins is poor and timid, without a drop of self-confidence. When she is unexpectedly orphaned, she is left all alone except for her turtle, Rufus. What in blinkin' bloomers should Emily do? Emily's neighbors, Mrs. Ready, Mrs. Aim, and...


  • When push comes to shove, two Kentucky girls find strength in each other.Ivy June Mosely and Catherine Combs, two girls from different parts of Kentucky, are participating in the first seventh-grade student exchange program between their schools. The...


  • In one single instant, everything can change.... Wouldn't it be great to go back to the time before Pamela got pregnant, before Patrick left for the University of Chicago, before anyone was making any big decisions about sex or college or life in ge...


  • Kenny Sykes is on a mission. He's determined to make his mark somehow in his new town and his new school. In the meantime, he's appointed himself the secret savior of the hundreds of crickets who seem bound to commit suicide by jumping into Kenny's p...


  • Is it possible to be too good a friend -- too understanding, too always there, too much like a doormat? Alice has always been a good friend to Pamela and Liz, a best friend to Pamela and Liz. But she's starting to wonder where that leaves her: What a...


  • Sarah Simpson likes to think of ideas that are anything but ordinary. When her third-grade teacher asks each student to pick a country and give an oral report, Sarah wants her choice to be really special. Maybe she should talk about England, since En...


  • Percy's family is going on a picnic, and he can't imagine being at the beach without his favorite stuffed animals. There's his teddy, his grizzly, his old black bear, his panda...But the car is jam-packed, and his family warns him that there isn't ro...


  • Alice has always tried to be a decent person. She gets good grades, comes home on time, and has never really given her dad and her stepmom any reason to worry. But now that junior year of high school has started, Alice is a little sick of people assu...


  • Sarah Simpson likes to get big ideas that will solve problems. But her best friend, Peter, presents her with a problem that seems impossible to solve. He wants a dog, but his granny Belle won’t let him have one. She says a dog would be too much wor...


  • Who will win as the curtain closes on the war between the girls and the boys?Summer vacation is almost over and after one year in Buckman it looks like the Malloy girls will be going home to Ohio. The Hatford boys are relieved to finally be rid of Ed...


  • It's the summer before junior year, and Alice is looking forward to three months of excitement, passion, and drama. But what does she find? A summer working in a local department store, trying to stop shoplifters, and more "real life" problems than s...


  • Two pigeons keep appearing on the ledge and pecking at the window. Sarah begins to think of them as her pigeons and names them Coo and Cuckoo. She is horrified, however, when they start to build their nest outside the neighbors apartment next door. H...


  • What do you do if you're buried in an avalanche? * Roxie Warbler knows what to do in all kinds of situations. And she's learned it all from her favorite book: Lord Thistlebottom's Book of Pitfalls and How to Survive Them. But there's one situation R...


  • Oh yeah, it's summer V-A-C-A-T-I-O-N! Wally Hatford dreams of long, lazy days far away from school and even farther away from Caroline Malloy. Dream on, Wally. As the best speller among the Hatford boys, Wally gets roped into helping his brothers ...


  • Freedom! It's the moment Alice has been looking forward to for years -- her sixteenth birthday is coming up, and that means getting her driver's licence, with the freedom that entails. And before that important milestone, there's another delicious ...


  • When Sarah learns that her favorite Chinese restaurant might go out of business, she comes up with a plan. One that makes people want to say, "Here comes Sarah Simpson " and saves Wongs Restaurant, too."...


  • Polohas always longed to find his mother. All he remembers is that she was soft and warm and smelled of milk. So when sassy, street-smart Geraldine returns, she isn't exactly the mother he expected. But Polo is still thrilled to have found her and is...


  • Summer is around the corner, and the rivalry between the Malloy sisters and the Hatford brothers is heating up! The kids have two weeks to earn money for a fundraising contest sponsored by the local hospital. All those who collect twenty dollars or m...


  • There are good years and bad years for kids . . . . . . and fifth grade is turning out to be a bad one for Alice. Her teacher, Mrs. Swick, never smiles. A good friend moves away. Her plan to find a stepmother is a total failure. And then something ...


  • Is Three a Crowd in the McKinley Household? The day that Alice has been hoping, wishing, and waiting for has finally arrived: Her father and Sylvia Summers are getting married! But Alice soon discovers that having the stepmother of her dreams doesn'...






  • “A revealing, amusing book.”—San Jose Mercury News “Naylor’s easy writing style keeps the story fresh. . . . A story of a likable man and his family, all of whom dearly miss the person who held them together.”—USA Today “Popular ficti...


  • Alice McKinley is the best friend every girl wishes she had. In fact Alice McKinley is the best friend every girl does have, in the award-winning popular series by Newbery Medalist Phyllis Reynolds Naylor. Now Alice's many fans can treasure the fir...


  • Can someone die of embarrassment? Everything seems to go wrong for Alice in fourth grade -- whether it's being seen in her underpants by Donald Sheavers from next door, or saying dumb things in class, or getting trapped in her own snow cave, or gett...


  • Play ball! That's what the sixth-grade Buckman Badgers baseball team plans to do. Eddie Malloy and Jake Hatford hope to lead their team to the championship game the last Saturday in May. But thanks to a mix-up, Mrs. Hatford has to run a yard sale fo...


  • Having left home for three weeks to be a camp counselor, Alice is shocked when she comes back to discover how much has changed, such as her mother running off with a fitness instructor, her sister getting deeply involved with a guy, and her father ha...


  • There are strange goings-on once again in Middleburg, and Bernie Magruder is deter- mined to get to the bottom of things, and maybe get his picture in the paper in the process. Someone has put up posters all over town warning townspeople that the dre...


  • Even at eleven, Jed knew he didn't want to work in the coal mines like his father and the four generations before him. The mines provided a meager subsistence for the families of Tin Creek, West Virginia, but they also crippled and took lives.Jed dre...


  • A Twist of Fate Kate Sterling has lost four years of her life to grief and anger. Zeke Dexter has lost four years of his life as well -- in jail for the accident that killed Kate's mother. Just out of prison, Zeke wants to put the past behind him,...


  • The race is on! The Hatford boys and the Malloy girls are ready to outdo one another again. Eddie is the first girl to ever try out for the school baseball team. Now she and Jake are competing for the same position, while Caroline and Wally compete f...


  • This is where it all started! Eight-year-old Alice McKinley wants pierced ears, really long hair, a pet, and, most of all, a mother. Oh, and some friends would be nice. As the new girl in third grade, Alice doesn't know a single person in Takoma Pa...


  • Life After Patrick It isn't Alice and Patrick anymore; it's simply Alice, and much to her surprise, Alice is finding that's okay. In fact, working on the school play and becoming increasingly involved in the newspaper have Alice so busy she doesn't ...


  • It’s spring break and the only assignment Wally Hatford and Caroline Malloy have is to do something that they have never done before. Wally’s sure that will be a cinch once he hears the great news about the mighty Benson brothers coming to stay f...


  • Deeply involved in her tasks and activities at high school, Alice realizes that there is little time left for her boyfriend, Patrick, yet when Patrick suddenly becomes interested in Penny, Alice knows she must end the relationship and start making a ...


  • Bodies are coming and going from the Bessledorf Hotel -- dead and alive! Who wants to stay in a hotel full of zombies? Not too many -- and that's a big problem for Mr. Magruder, who's trying hard to manage his hotel! Bernie's determined to get to the...


  • May all your chickens come home to roost. If they had only known what trouble lay ahead, maybe, just maybe the Morgan children and their friend Deeter wouldn’t have agreed to mind No-Name, the world’s ugliest chicken. Maybe they could have avoide...


  • Here is the remarkable story of Amy Audrey Perkins. She was kind of a klutz. Things just seemed to happen wherever she went. But suddenly, something changed, and it seems that she is not the only klutz in the world....


  • Newbery Medalist Phyllis Reynolds Naylor's one hundred and more books are true to life, funny, and, most of all, well written -- you'd think that she doesn't have to work at writing at all. But that's not true. How I Came to Be a Writer is the story...


  • A Blessed Event Carlotta's kittens have arrived -- five adorable pink-nosed, silk-eared bundles of fur. But what a responsibility for the five male cats in the Club of Mysteries! It's their job not only to protect the kittens from the dangers of t...


  • Valentine’s Day is coming up and love is in the air between Beth Malloy and Josh Hatford. When they are spotted holding hands, Josh tells his teasing brothers that he’s simply spying on the girls to see what they’re plotting next. When Caroline...


  • The Most Exciting Summer of Their Lives That's what Pamela says about the summer before ninth grade, and she, Alice, and Elizabeth are determined to make the most of it. All three girls are getting into shape for the new school year by jogging three...






  • Secrets Orphaned fifteen-year-old Judith Sparrow brings two secrets to her uncle's house in South Carolina: one, that her grief-stricken mother died in a madhouse, the other that she has disobeyed the only condition to living in her uncle's home --...


  • Wanting his sister to find happiness in love, Bernie tries to find her a match in the charming new hotel guest, yet his focus on his sister causes near peril as he fails to notice the events taking place at a strange building nearby....


  • After all the trouble at Christmas, the Hatford boys make a New Year's resolution to treat the Malloy girls like sisters. But who says you can't play tricks on sisters? The girls will need to stay one step ahead of the boys, and are willing to pay bi...


  • When Ryan's brother Gil begins to spend most of his time with a militant anti-government and racist group, Ryan finds himself re-evaluating his family and friends, and his ambition to be a cowboy on the Wyoming ranch where he lives....


  • Alice likes her life, but she senses things are changing. She gets a little bored by her best friends Elizabeth and Pamela's constant chatter about clothes and makeup, and sometimes she feels excluded from their conversations. Her relationship with P...


  • After a rough day trying to get to the market, a wife suggests to her husband that they buy some fresh strawberries for a treat, but when the man refuses, the wife becomes angry and the husband has to find a way to remedy the situation....


  • trapped in a world that time forgot JOSH is hitchhiking his way from Massachusetts to Dallas and a new life he didn't ask for and doesn't want, when he is beaten, robbed, and abandoned beside a remote mountain road. He awakes in a strange, primiti...


  • This fourth book about the Hatford brothers and the Malloy sisters begins shortly before Christmas, three months after the Malloys move to Buckman, WV. As the holiday season approaches, the boys and girls continue to play pranks on one another and be...




  • IS THERE PIRATE TREASURE BURIED IN MIDDLEBURG? According to local legend, Peg Leg the pirate once spent the night at the Bessledorf Hotel, and he may have left treasure buried in Middleburg. Now strange bobbing lights have been sighted late at night...


  • DOES EVERYONE DESERVE A SECOND CHANCE? Marty’s parents think so -- even Judd Travers, whose history of drinking and violence keeps Marty from completely trusting that his beloved dog, Shiloh, will always be safe from Judd. "Some people just s...


  • Eighth grade isn't all it's cracked up to be. Somehow, Alice thought eighth grade would be more exciting than it's turning out to be. It's not that things aren't changing all around her -- her older brother Lester's ex-girlfriend is getting marrie...


  • The newest members of the feline Club of Mysteries, Marco and Polo, must prove their loyalty to their leader, Texas Jake, by venturing deep into the territory of the dreaded Steak Knife and the Over-the-Hill Gang to retrieve a medicinal plant. Reprin...


  • Counting and recounting a parade of baby ducks while eating lunch, Willie realizes that the ducks are disappearing one by one and tries to find help when he learns that they are falling into an open drainpipe....


  • SHILOH IS MARTY’S DOG NOW Marty Preston's troubles should be over. He's spent two weeks doing the hardest, meanest jobs Judd Travers could think of so he can call Judd's abused beagle, Shiloh, his own. And he's working for Doc Murphy to pay the bi...


  • While planning a wedding as part of an assignment for her eighth-grade health class, Alice considers her father's and older brother's love lives and learns that you cannot prepare for all of life's decisions. Reprint....


  • Someone set off a bomb in the Bessledorf Bus Depot -- and all fingers are pointing at Bernie's sister Delores. And the next suspect in line is Joseph, their brother! It's up to Bernie and his friends Georgene and Weasel to help solve the case -- and ...


  • Can the truth thaw Chrissa's frozen heart? It's been three years since Chrissa's father walked out of her life. Too angry even to speak to her mother, Chrissa is obsessed with finding the answers to her questions: Why did her father leave? Why does s...


  • Phyllis Reynolds Naylor includes many of her own growing-up experiences in the "Alice" books. She writes for both children and adults and is the author of more than one hundred and twenty-five books, including the "Alice" series, which "Entertainment...


  • WILL ALICE'S SECRET RUIN HER PERFECT SUMMER? It's August, and the whole gang is having a terrific time, hanging out at Mark Stedmeister's swimming pool -- except Alice, who has a secret even from her best friends Pamela and Elizabeth. Alice is death...


  • For Doug's brother, Gordie, the ridge with its spectacular view is a magical, special place, but for Doug, it's The Fear Place. Two years ago, Doug hiked to the ridge during his family's annual camping trip, and he vowed never again to cross the narr...


  • The Hatford-Malloy feud continues in this fast-paced sequel to The Boys Start the War and The Girls Get Even (both Delacorte, 1993). Their egos still smarting from the humiliation they suffered on Halloween at the hands of their female neighbors, the...


  • Finally, Alice is thirteen. But being a teenager isn't always as fantastic as Alice dreamed it would be. A sophisticated night on the town with her brother, Lester, and an overnight train trip to Chicago with Elizabeth and Pamela are exciting, but th...


  • Everyone in Middleburg is talking about the new drive-in viewing window at the Bessledorf Funeral Home -- at least until the vice president of the Higgins Roofing Company disappears along with the company's pension fund, leaving behind only a mysteri...


  • As Halloween approaches, the three Malloy sisters find themselves continually trying to get even with the four Hatford brothers, who have been playing tricks on them since the Malloys moved from Ohio to West Virginia....



  • After years of being strictly house cats, Marco and Polo escape into the wonderful, but dangerous outside world and are sent on three challenging adventures by a group of cats known as the Club of Mysteries...


  • Just when the Hatford brothers were expecting three boys to move into the house across the river where their best friends, the Bensons, used to live, the Malloy girls arrive instead. Wally and his brothers decide to make Caroline and her sisters so m...


  • When best friends Josie Wells and Sarah Prescott accidentally break the Prescotts' piano bench, the two girls set out to earn money to pay for its repair, but soon their business and their friendship is in trouble. By the Newbery Medalist for Shiloh....


  • Certain that her sister, Judith, is under the influence of a witch--Mrs. Tuggle, their next-door neighbor--Lynn Morley records, with the help of her friend, all the evidence that points to Mrs. Tuggle's guilt. Reissue....


  • There are, Alice decides, 272 horrible things left to happen to her in her life, based on the number of really horrible things that have happened already. And she's only just started seventh grade. Alice joins the All-Stars Fan Club and the earrin...


  • Kevin loves to go to the playground, but not when Sammy is there. And Sammy, who boasts that he is King of the Playground, is there most of the time. If he catches Kevin on the swings or the slide or the monkey bars, Sammy says, he will do awful, ter...


  • There's nothing eleven-year-old Marty Preston enjoys more than spending time up in the hills behind his home near Friendly, West Virginia. But this time is different. This time Marty sees a young beagle on the road past the old Shiloh schoolhouse....



  • Alice McKinley comes home on the first day of junior high with a list of seven things about seventh grade that stink. Just about the only good thing she can think of is that she's friends with everyone. Maybe that's how to survive seventh grademake i...


  • Maudie, one of a large family growing up in Iowa in the early 1900s, seems to attract nothing but trouble when all she wants is to be noticed for herself; and when a crisis hits the family she finally accomplishes this in the best way possible....


  • A teenager in a large family that lives in a trailer yearns for love, approval, an escape from endless chores, and a chance to make something of herself; when a good and decent man, seven years her senior, falls in love with her, she realizes marriag...


  • Lynn Morley and her best friend, Mouse, thought their lives would be back to normal after Mrs. Tuggle's house burned down. But now Lynn's little brother, Stevie, is acting strange, and when Lynn confronts him in his room, she discovers that the witch...


  • What's bigger than a chair, but smaller than a house? Larger than a loaf of bread, but isn't an animal or a vegetable? What could this ghost want?! Bernie and his friends Georgene and Weasel are going crazy trying to figure out how to please th...


  • It's the summer before junior high, and Alice and her best friends Elizabeth and Pamela are convinced that they need boyfriends to be successful in school. Luckily, Alice has Patrick, who has always been a good friend. But how will he rate as a boyfr...


  • Jimmy Novak is excited about spring vacation. He and his club, the "Rough, Tough, and Terrible" Thonkers, are planning to turn the Novaks' garage into a clubhouse for the whole week. But everything changes when Jimmy's cousin David comes to stay afte...


  • Fifth-grader Andy Moller will do anything to win the Roger B. Sudermann essay contest so that he can win fifty dollars and get his picture in the local newspaper. His cousin and rival, Jack, feels exactly the same way. But how can Andy be inventive a...


  • Pressured by his family to get into Harvard, high school senior George Richard decides to forego college, and over the next year, while his friends are off at school, George takes on a series of "gopher" jobs and reexamines his life. Reprint. PW. ...



  • Hildegarde, the maid, was sobbing hysterically. She'd just discovered a dead body in the bathtub of Room 107. By the time everyone else rushed in to take a look, the body was gone! Almost immediately, there was a report of another dead body. Bernie...



  • Role Model Wanted Alice McKinley is about to become a teenager, but she doesn't know how. Her mother has been dead for years, and what do her father and her nineteen-year-old brother, Lester, know about being a teenage girl? If only she had a role ...






  • Sam attempts to discover who is gassing the assembly-line workers at the parachute factory, the town's largest industry, and traces the culprit to the hotel his own family manages. Originally published as The Mad Gasser of Bessledorf Street. Original...





  • In this conclusion to the York Trilogy, is Dan closer to answering his questions, and discovering who left the footprints at the window? Dan has had enough of the uncertainty surrounding his life these days. While he may not be able to change his fa...



  • In this second book in the chilling York Trilogy, Dan struggles to bring the truth behind the faces in the Water to the surface.Back from York, England, and away from the ghosts and gypsies that haunted him there, Dan is prepared to spend a relaxing ...



  • Fifteen year-old Daniel is confused about a lot of things. Why did his parents decide they must take a journey to York, England and why have they been acting so strange since they arrived? Beyond that, what is the sense of doom and dread that Dan him...



  • Timothy, Amy, and Douglas John Megglethorp are in for the shock of their lives! Their parents have gone away for a week and they've hired Hildegarde Brasscoat to stay and keep watch. The thrree Megglethorps aren't really troublemakers, but they do...


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    When not driven into shallows by a sermonizing overcast, this is a generally appealing story about the liberation of a 34-year-old unmarried woman from a constricting environment and family. Mary Martha Myles has lived all her life within the smother...


  • When Lynn Morley's mother plans to move her writing studio into old Mrs. Tuggle's house for the winter, Lynn and her best friend, Mouse, are terrified for Mrs. Morley's safety--because Mrs. Tuggle is a witch. Lynn and Mouse are sure of that. But no o...


  • Lynn and her best friend, Mouse, are sure that their neighbor Mrs. Tuggle is a witch. And they know it's gone beyond being just a game. Mrs. Tuggle is after Mouse, preying on her emotional turmoil after the separation of her parents. But Lynn is dete...





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    Billie Tommie, a ten-year-old Seminole Indian, lives with his family in a chickee on a mangrove island in the Florida Everglades. Billie is the first in his family to attend school. Now he walks in two worlds--the traditonal world of his ancestors an...


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