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The Emerald Casket

by Richard Newsome & Jonny Duddle Walden Pond Press (May 17, 2011)

It has only been a month since Gerald Wilkins be-came the richest kid on earth. One month since he found out his great-aunt Geraldine had left him all her fortune and, with it, a murder mystery, clues to a diamond...


The Dagger Quick

by Brian Eames Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books (May 10, 2011)

It’s the pirate’s life for Kitto in this “exciting and richly detailed historical swashbuckler” (Publishers Weekly).

Twelve-year-old Christopher, aka Kitto, is seemingly doomed to follow in the footsteps...


Half a World Away

by Cynthia Kadohata Atheneum Books for Young Readers (September 02, 2014)

A kid who considers himself an epic fail discovers the transformative power of love when he deals with adoption in this novel from Cynthia Kadohata, winner of the Newbery Medal (Kira-Kira) and the National Book...


Skinny-Dipping at Monster Lake

by Bill Wallace Aladdin (August 12, 2014)

Kent doesn't believe in monsters. But he knows he saw two gleaming yellow eyes beneath the surface of Cedar Lake when he and his buddies were camping at the lake. When he sneaks out alone a few nights later...


Sky Run

by Alex Shearer Sky Pony (May 06, 2014)

Peggy Piercy, a 112-year-old crofter, lives on a remote island in farm, raising her great, great grandniece Gemma and her great, great grandnephew Martin. Eight years ago, Gemma and Martin were brought to Peggy...


Unleashed

by Kennedy Center, The, Ard Hoyt & Ronald Kidd Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (January 04, 2011)

Alongside the politicians and dignitaries, some crazy pets have lived in the White House. From John Quincy Adams' pet alligator all the way to Bo Obama, first families have always been open to four legged friends....


Teddy Roosevelt and the Treasure of Ursa Major

by Kennedy Center, The, Ard Hoyt, Laura Bush & Ronald Kidd Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (January 04, 2011)

Imagine if you lived in the White House! The first book centers around three of Theodore Roosevelt's children, Kermit, Ethel and Archie. Their mother is away and they are left in the charge of a comical nanny...


Yesterday's Santa and the Chanukah Miracle

by Sarah Hartt-Snowbell & Patty Gallinger Napoleon and Co (November 01, 2002)

Annie can't believe her eyes! The "Santa" in the mall looks so much like her grandfather's friend, Simon. A Jewish Santa?


Dream Dad

by Holly Haggarty Napoleon and Co (December 01, 1996)

Willa has never known her father. In fact, her mother has refused to tell the eight-year-old anything at all about him. A substitute teacher's request that the class draw pictures of their dads for a Father's...


Weedflower

by Cynthia Kadohata Atheneum Books for Young Readers (June 30, 2008)

Twelve-year-old Sumiko feels her life has been made up of two parts: before Pearl Harbor and after it. The good part and the bad part. Raised on a flower farm in California, Sumiko is used to being the only...


The Seven Wonders of Sassafras Springs

by Betty G. Birney & Matt Phelan Atheneum Books for Young Readers (June 30, 2008)

Life in Sassafras Springs has always been predictable, boring even, but one afternoon that changes when Eben McAllister's pa challenges him to find Seven Wonders in Sassafras that rival the real Seven Wonders...


Homefront

by Doris Gwaltney Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (December 29, 2009)

For as long as Margaret Ann Motley can remember, she has been waiting and hoping for one thing -- a room to call her very own. And when Margaret's older sister leaves for college, it looks like Margaret's days...


The Legend of Buddy Bush

by Shelia P. Moses Margaret K. McElderry Books (November 12, 2013)

Celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of Shelia P. Moses’s National Book Award finalist and Coretta Scott King Honoree, The Legend of Buddy Bush, with this new edition of a classic novel that’s more relevant...


The Life and Times of Benny Alvarez

by Peter Johnson HarperCollins (June 24, 2014)

This heartfelt story about school, friendship, and family is perfect for readers who can't get enough of such middle grade favorites as Jerry Spinelli and Gary D. Schmidt. From acclaimed author Peter Johnson,...


The Lord of Opium

by Nancy Farmer Atheneum Books for Young Readers (September 03, 2013)

As the teenage ruler of his own country, Matt must cope with clones and cartels in this “electric blend of horrors and beauty” (Publishers Weekly), the riveting sequel to the modern classic House of the...


House of Dolls

by Francesca Lia Block & Barbara McClintock HarperCollins (June 01, 2010)

In a little house from another time, with lace curtains in every window and paintings hung in gold doily frames, Wildflower, Rockstar, and Miss Selene live a warm and cozy life. They wear fancy dresses, bake...


Dexter the Tough

by Margaret Peterson Haddix & Mark Elliott Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (June 18, 2013)

I’m the new kid. I am tuf. This morning I beat up a kid.

It’s only the first day of school for Dexter, but he’s already mad at the principal, and the secretary, and the janitor, and the kids who laugh at...


The Thing About Luck

National Book Award for Young People's Literature 2013

by Cynthia Kadohata & Julia Kuo Atheneum Books for Young Readers (June 04, 2013)

There is bad luck, good luck, and making your own luck—which is exactly what Summer must do to save her family in this winner of the National Book Award by Newbery Medalist Cynthia Kadohata.

Summer knows that...


Psyche in a Dress

by Francesca Lia Block HarperTeen (October 13, 2009)

But this is what

I could not give up:

I could not give up myself

Psyche has known Love—scented with jasmine and tasting of fresh oranges. Yet he is fleeting and fragile, lost to her too quickly. Punished by...


Protecting Marie

by Kevin Henkes Greenwillow Books (July 02, 2013)

"Fanny sensed that from the moment she was born she was meant to have a dog. It was as though some unique and independent organ deep inside her, like a tiny heart, couldn't thrive properly without one."

With...


The Boy on the Porch

by Sharon Creech HarperCollins (September 03, 2013)

“This quiet novel sings. A graceful profound story for all ages that speaks well beyond its intended audience.” Kirkus (starred review)

Fans of Newbery Medal winner Sharon Creech's Ruby Holler will love...


Wizzo and the Cookie Babies

by Gina Calleja Napoleon and Co (October 01, 1992)

Wizzo the Wizard, who lives on the moon, becomes bored while his wife is away on a trip, so he decides to bake a batch of cookies. But he makes a mistake in the recipe and, when Ms. Wizzo returns, she finds...


When the Cherry Blossoms Fell: A Cherry Blossom Book

by Jennifer Maruno Napoleon and Co (April 15, 2009)

Nine-year-old Michiko bids her father goodbye. She doesn't know the government has ordered all Japanese-born men out of the province. Ten days later, her family joins hundreds of Japanese-Canadians on a train...


A Little Something

by Sarah Hartt-Snowbell & June Bradford Napoleon and Co (December 01, 1998)

When Sandy's daddy leaves for work in the morning, he blows Sandy a kiss. What follows is a wild adventure through the town, the countryside, the bogs and the marshes of the Land of Everywhere... to try to catch...


The Fragrant Garden

by Day's Lee & Josée Bellemare Napoleon and Co (November 01, 2005)

Jade is a curious nine-year-old who likes to help out at her family's Chinese restaurant, The Fragrant Garden, after school. Though she is often allowed to help set tables or clean up, she longs to be part of...


Warsaw Spring

by Heather Kirk Napoleon and Co (November 01, 2001)

Eva is a seventeen-year-old from Edmonton in 1979 who is experiencing a world of trouble at home. To escape the trouble, she decides to visit her family's homeland of Poland for the summer, staying with an older...


Under the Moonlit Sky

by Nav K. Gill Napoleon and Co (April 01, 2010)

It's the spring of 1984 and life is getting exciting for young and beautiful Esha. However, one day changes everything, and she must fulfill her father's last wish, taking her to a place she never dreamed of...


Summer Dragons

by Holly Haggarty Napoleon and Co (March 01, 2007)

Elizabeth finds a perfectly egg-shaped stone in the local graveyard. Its brilliantly white, warm, and pulsing with energy and it feels like there's something inside. Encouraged by her eccentric great-aunt, Beth...


Vivian Untangled

by Sarah Hartt-Snowbell Napoleon and Co (May 01, 2006)

New Year's 1955 is coming up fast, and eleven-year-old Vivian is determined to buy a snazzy new diary. The diary is soon put to good use, as Vivian must untangle the web of problems in her life, including a...


The Busybody Buddha

by Margie Rutledge Napoleon and Co (November 01, 2002)

In the sequel to The Great Laundry Adventure, the three Lawrence children, Abigail, Jacob and Ernest (from oldest to youngest) again embark on a mysterious adventure, but this time, the adventure is initiated,...


A Drop of Rain

by Heather Kirk Napoleon and Co (June 01, 2004)

Naomi's best friend has moved away, and Naomi herself is starting at a new high school. Curtis, the artistic guy she likes, seems to be avoiding her, making her feel alone and lonely. On top of lots of difficult...


Finding My Own Way

by Peggy Dymond Leavey Napoleon and Co (September 01, 2001)

It's an exciting time for seventeen-year-old Libby as she announces to her aunt that she plans to leave Toronto in the 1950's to live alone in the empty family home in Pinkney Corners. She's determined to make...


Howl

by Karen Hood-Caddy Dundurn (November 26, 2011)

Can a 12-year-old make a difference for animals? After moving to a rural town, Robin is depressed. But after saving her pregnant dog from a frozen lake, she begins rescuing wild animals. Soon she's running an...


Room 555

by Cristy Wilson Orca Book Publishers (January 29, 2019)

Fourteen-year-old Roonie loves hip-hop almost as much as she loves her grandmother. She cannot wait to compete in her school's dance competition. But as her grandmother's health deteriorates, Roonie becomes...


Second Chances

by Brenda Chapman Dundurn (August 13, 2012)

One summer can change everything... It's 1971, and Darlene's life is about to change as family mysteries are solved and the idealistic teen figures out what to do with her life. This is a coming-of-age story...


The Girl Who Drank the Moon (Winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal)

by Kelly Barnhill Algonquin Young Readers (August 09, 2016)

Winner of the 2017 Newbery Award

The New York Times Bestseller

An Entertainment Weekly Best Middle Grade Book of 2016

A New York Public Library Best Book of 2016

A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2016

An...


In the Buff

by Vicki Grant Orca Book Publishers (August 28, 2018)

After a big fight with his wife, Rupert's grandfather, known to everyone as Gump, packs up and moves into Gentle Breezes Nudist Community for Active Seniors. Thirteen-year-old Rupert is sent in to talk some...


Unity Club

by Karen Spafford-Fitz Orca Book Publishers (August 28, 2018)

Brett is president of her school's Unity Club. When a new group home for at-risk youth opens in the neighborhood, Brett becomes friends with Jude, one of the boys who lives at the home. After a series of acts...


Running on Empty

by Sonya Spreen Bates Orca Book Publishers (January 23, 2018)

Everyone expected Leon Kline, anchor for the 4x100 sprint relay, to secure Gilburn High's spot in the record books. But a freak accident on the final stretch changes everything. Suddenly his future is gone....


Pride and Prejudice

by Jane Austen Editions Rhéartis (June 30, 2018)

« Pride and prejudice » is a romantic novel published in 1813. It's a social critique of rigidity of the society from XIX century. The main story revolves around two characters: Elizabeth Bennet y Fitzwilliam...


The Great Unexpected

by Sharon Creech HarperCollins (September 04, 2012)

From Newbery Medal winner and bestselling author Sharon Creech comes a grand, sweeping yarn that is a celebration of the great and unexpected gifts of love, friendship, and forgiveness. With a starred review...


Top-Secret Grandad and Me: Death by Soup

by David MacPhail & Laura Aviñó Kelpies (August 16, 2018)

Since his dad literally did a vanishing act (he's a magician!), Jay Patel has turned detective, and now, with the help of his ghostly grandad, he's on a new case – a murder in a fancy country hotel where the...


Donavan's Word Jar

by Monalisa DeGross & Cheryl Hanna Amistad (December 31, 2018)

The classic story about the power of words

Donavan Allen doesn’t collect coins, comics, or trading cards like most kids. He collects words—big words, little words, soft words, and silly words. Whenever Donavan...


The Gift

by Jeri Anne Agee & Bryan Langdo Sky Pony (February 27, 2018)

A plucky girl from small-town Alabama is in for a big surprise!

Birdie Mae Hayes has pretty much the perfect life. Her best friend Sally lives just down the street, she's becoming friends with the new boy in...


Molly's Christmas Surprise

by Linda Paul Crimson Cloak Publishing (December 31, 2017)

It is Molly’s turn this year to craft an extra special decoration for the top of the Christmas tree, but she is stumped. At the last minute, she has a brainwave, and creates a unique ornament that warms her...


A Hug For Grandma

by Cynthia MacGregor & Karda Zenko Crimson Cloak Publishing (December 31, 2017)

Jordi’s grandma, who speaks no English, has come to live with them.  Jordi hardly knows her, can’t relate to her, and is unwilling to hug her.  But when he finds himself home with her during a fierce thunderstorm,...


Blind Faith

by Ellen Wittlinger Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (July 03, 2012)

What do you say to someone whose mother is dying?

Nathan and his adorable little sister just moved in across the street from Liz Scattergood, and both of them could use a friend. Liz just isn't sure she's the...


Sweaty and Pals

by Mac Black U P Publications Ltd (July 07, 2017)

Anyone who likes Mac Black’s “Please call me Derek” (and the rest in the series covering his grown-up adventures) will enjoy introducing younger friends and family to his new series, “Sweaty and Pals”....


Tracker

by Gary Paulsen Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (May 29, 2012)

A young hunter must confront the value of life as he faces the loss of his grandfather.

For John Borne's family, hunting has nothing to do with sport or manliness. It's a matter of survival. Every fall John and...


The Mask of Destiny

by Richard Newsome & Jonny Duddle Walden Pond Press (May 15, 2012)

The life of Australian teen Gerald Wilkins changed forever when he inherited twenty billion pounds and a mystery to solve. In The Mask of Destiny, Gerald believes his enemy Sir Mason Green will be put in prison...