Book List:25 titles
  • This third story about the madcap family introduced in Stephanie Tolan’s Newbery Honor Book Surviving the Applewhites features even more outlandish adventures and will appeal to fans of the Applewhites and those meeting them for the first time. ...


  • Jake Semple and E.D. Applewhite are back, this time facing a financial meltdown E.D.'s father has called "the end of the world!" Famously creative Randolph Applewhite hatches a plan to save the family from poverty and starvation: They will turn the s...


  • The best dog story you could wish for Max is handling his parents' divorce, his new home and school, and a big bully named Nick the only way he knows how: by running away in his head. Through his imagination, he and his wonderful dog King have thril...


  • Charley knows a lot about pain. She endures it when she walks on her newly shattered leg, she sees it when her father buries himself in an eighty-hour work week, and she runs from it when she sees photographs her mother took before her death. Then on...


  • Having been invited to the manger by an angel and a fox to receive a special blessing from a newborn prince, Bartholomew Mouse worries about attending the special event, but when he arrives and receives a special smile, he finally comes to understand...


  • Jake Semple is a scary kid. Word has it that he burned down his old school and then was kicked out of every other school in his home state. Only weeks into September, the middle school in Traybridge, North Carolina, has thrown him out, too. Now th...


  • Elijah Raymond was one of four remarkably gifted children gathered together in an experimental group home called the Ark. In their shared dreams he was always the Raven, flying over the other three. But when the Ark program was discontinued, Elijah r...


  • Mark Filkins is going through a tough year he's tired of being an identical twin and of being the son of a fundamentalist minister, and he's stunned when he learns that a beloved neighbor, a brilliant scientist, has cancer. All the Filkinses last see...


  • When fifteen-year-old Jared is forced to live with the father he has never met, he joins his father's theatrical troupe during of production of Shakespeare's Richard III. First-time actor Jared must cope by himself with a hostile, competitive half br...






  • Having been dragged by his mother from one commune to another as she searches for a place to belong, fourteen-year-old Ty finds conditions at the new place intolerable, even while realizing that for some this way of life is a haven. Reprint....


  • Four brilliant yet troubled young people are brought together in an experimental program they dub the Ark. They embark on a mission to stem the violence engulfing the world, but others will stop at nothing to scuttle the Ark.'...


  • When fourteen-year-old Drew and her mute younger brother come to live with their father's estranged relatives after their parents' sudden death, they discover that the house is haunted by ghosts and a deadly family secret...


  • In a thought-provoking novel by the author of A Good Courage, Johnna is excited when her sixth-grade teacher asks her to write a pageant--until Johnna's famous evangelist uncle launches a crusade against Halloween....


  • Sophie works for weeks to earn the money for a one-of-a-kind stuffed hedgehog in the toy store window, but as she gets close to reaching her goal, she notices a homeless man on the street and follows her conscience....







  • Thirteen-year-old Whitney and her friend Paul gain insight into their fear of nuclear war and new hope through their association with a sculptor who has lost her husband and the sculptor's beautiful peacock...




  • When Mrs. Skinner goes out on strike against her family to protest unfair labor practices, Mr. Skinner organizes a protest organization for children and husbands and the two Skinner sisters eventually decide to go out on strike as well...