Book List in Order:8 titles

  • THE SUMMER STORY OF THREE SISTERS, ONE RESTAURANT, AND A (POSSIBLE) GERMAN SPY World War II is coming in Europe. At least that’s what Frankie Baum heard on the radio. But from her small town in Maryland, in the wilting summer heat of 1939, the w...


  • Penelope Crumb is not having a very good week. First she accidentally comes to school dressed as an elephant (dress like an animal day is next week), and then in gym class she's forced to square dance. With a boy who is known as Lippy Gordon because ...


  • In the third book in this hilarious, endearing series, all Penelope Crumb wants is to be someone's "Favorite." She’d thought she was her Grandpa Felix’s Favorite, and her mom’s Favorite, and her friend Patsy Cline’s Favorite, but she’s star...


  • Fiona lands herself in a fairground fluster in this conclusion to the mischievous and charming Not-So-Ordinary Girl trilogy. Fiona is tired of hearing “no” from everyone. Especially when it is followed by: “You’re not old enough.” Can sh...


  • Penelope Crumb's best friend Patsy Cline Roberta Watson is becoming best friends with another girl in class, so Penelope decides she needs to win her back. Compliments and presents fail -- and Penelope is afraid she'll lose Patsy Cline forever, so s...


  • Penelope Crumb would LOVE Ramona Quimby! And might even name her eyebrow "Marge." Penelope Crumb is no ordinary fourth grader. She carries around a red toolbox that used to belong to her father (who's been dead since Penelope was a baby), she keep...


  • In addition to ballet, Fiona is out to prove she has other talents. Such as . . . match-making. She sets out to start a club with her friends and classmates to pair teachers and friends together-- but in the end, learns that she is much better at mat...


  • Sometimes Fiona Finkelstein's life seems to be a lot like a TV show -- everywhere she goes, there's a lot of drama. That's what being nine in Ordinary, Maryland, is like when your dad is the chief meteorologist for the local TV station, your mom li...