Book List in Order:20 titles


  • Rachel's grandfather, her zayde, has come to live with her family. This is because he is dying, she realizes. Rachel can't help wondering where he will go when he dies. She asks her friends. She asks her rabbi. She asks Zayde. No one has the perfe...


  • “That’s the first step, you know. Admitting you’re afraid. But when there’s love, there can be no fear.”Davia is afraid of many things, and everything about her elderly great-aunt Mari and her spooky-looking plantation home terrifies her. A...



  • Heather appears as a guest ballerina and the other dancers expect her to star in the important lead role. Eager to live up to their expectations, Heather exaggerates about her abilities. Then comes one regrettable misstep. Has Heather's dream ended j...


  • Heather's chance at stardom comes when she's asked to stand in for Rena Malone, a child star of the 1940's. At first she is excited; she can't believe she's getting the chance to be a movie star, but then she becomes suspicious. Where is the real Ren...


  • Adagio is an old horse no one wants except Heather, who falls in love with his gentle spirit. But when Adagio balks on the stadium jumping course, Heather is ready to quit -- until she discovers that his hidden talent is dressage. Is it too late for ...


  • Heather travels back to turn of the century England, where she's the center of attention at a fancy ball. But Heather is shocked when her new friend, Lisbeth, is accused of stealing a necklace. Will Heather stick up for her friend? What will the othe...







  • The new girl in school, Rose, is a whiz at the computer and is even teaching Ellie. At first, Alison, Heather, Megan, and Keisha think she isn't interested in being friends. But then they decide that maybe they have misjudged her and should get to kn...


  • Heather finds herself in grave danger when she travels to Spain in 1492. She learns that all Jews must accept the faith of the King -- or die! Now she has new respect for her ancestors and the meaning of Passover. But how will she escape? Can she sto...



  • Alison, Heather, Keisha, and Megan find a golden key that turns out to unlock the attic in a neighbor's old Victorian house. Once inside, Keisha spots a trunk filled with wonderful costumes -- ball gowns, a ballet tutu, and many, many more. It's n...


  • Seventh-graders Drew, Bo, and Kate, sick of being teased about being short, form the Shorty Society and begin to get back at their tormenters, devising pranks that humiliate them completely, and that maybe go a little too far....


  • The sea queen statue emits a strange melody, and soon, young men begin hearing it, only to meet with ever-worsening accidents, as Chantal wonders who--or what--is responsible. By the author of Slate Blues. ...


  • When the famous rock star Slate comes to Reina's home to recuperate, Reina learns that Slate is her aunt, and she discovers more about Slate, her mother, and herself. By the author of Next Thing to Strangers. ...





  • Bo copes with the pressures of moving from California to Wisconsin, keeping his grades up so that he can remain on the gymnastics team, and competing against a talented but temperamental teammate. Includes a glossary of gymnastics terms and informati...