Book List in Order:14 titles

  • From award-winning novelist Susan Vaught comes a poignant picture book that celebrates inclusivity, acceptance, and the importance of rebuilding a community in the wake of disaster. Lightning gash! Windy lash! A storm drives all the farm anima...


  • Jesse is on the case when money goes missing from the library and her dad is looking like the #1 suspect in Edgar Award­-winning author Susan Vaught’s latest middle grade mystery. I could see the big inside of my Sam-Sam. I had been training hi...


  • It’s going to take more than a knack for electronics and a supercharged wheelchair for twelve-year-old Max to investigate a haunted mansion in Edgar Award-winning author Susan Vaught’s latest middle grade mystery. Max has always been a whiz wi...


  • A mysterious note takes Dani Beans into the secrets of Ole Miss and its dark past in this compelling new middle grade novel from the author of Footer Davis Probably Is Crazy. “Sooner or later, we’re all gonna be okay.” That’s what Dani...


  • Footer Davis is on the case when two kids go missing after a fire in this humorously honest novel that is full of Southern style. “Bless your heart” is a saying in the South that sounds nice but really isn’t. It means, “You’re beyond hel...


  • Never, Kentucky is not your average scenic small town. It is a crossways, a place where the dead and the living can find no peace. Not that Forest, an 18-year-old foster kid who works the graveyard shift at Lincoln Hospital, knew this when she applie...


  • In three connected stories all set in the same mental institution in rural Kentucky, ghosts of a very spooky sort make appearances in dark tunnels, abandoned bell towers and forgotten corners of the basements. Based on real local lore and the actual ...


  • It is 1969, and Ruba has just moved to Mississippi from Haiti to live with her Grandmother Jones. This world is very different from her old life, where she spent days beachcombing with Ba, her maternal grandmother, and learning the lore of magic and ...


  • When Jason Milwaukee's best friend Sunshine vanishes, Jason knows that something is terribly wrong, but solving her disappearance will require pushing through all the voices in his head and then getting the world to listen to him. His schizophrenia i...






  • Del is a good kid who's been caught in horrible circumstances. At seventeen, he's trying to put his life together after an incident in his past that made him a social outcast--and a felon. As a result, he can't get into college; the only job he can f...


  • Jamie is a senior in high school and, like so many of her peers, doing too much. Unlike so many of her friends, she is enormously, irreversibly, sometimes angrily (and occasionally delightedly) overweight. Her most immediate need is a scholarship to ...


  • Chan Shealy is an all American girl, a baton-twirler, straight-A student. But when she looks for a boyfriend online, sure that she's following the rules and staying safe, she finds herself the victim of a pedophile whose interests are worse than she ...


  • Jamie is a senior in high school and, like so many kids in that year, doing too much―including trying to change the world―and fighting for her rights as a very fat girl. And not quietly: she's writing a column every week in the paper with her tho...