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The Owl Keeper

By: Christine Brodien-Jones
illustrated by: Maggie Kneen

Maxwell Unger has always loved the night. He used to do brave things like go tramping through the forest with his gran after dark. He loved the stories she told him about the world before the Destruction—about...

Come Fall

By: A.C.E. Bauer

Lu Zimmer's best friend moved away last summer. Salman Page is the new kid in school. Blos Pease takes everything literally. Three kids who are on the fringe of the middle school social order find each...

Life in the Fat Lane

By: Cherie Bennett

Beauty pageant winner, homecoming queen--Lara has the world at her feet.  Until she gets fat.Despite a strict diet and workout schedule, Lara is soon a nameless, faceless, 200-pound-plus teenage...

The Yellow Tutu

By: Kirsten Bramsen
Illustrated by: Carin Bramsen

You can never have tutu much fun!

The Snowman

By: Raymond Briggs

Illus. in full color. A wordless story. The pictures have "the hazy softness of air in snow. A little boy rushes out into the wintry day to build a snowman, which comes alive in his dreams that night....

The Secret Garden

By: Frances Hodgson Burnett

What secrets lie behind the doors at Misselthwaite manor? Recently arrived at her uncle's estate, orphaned mary Lennox is spoiled, sickly, and certain she won't enjoy living there. Then she discovers the...

The Incredible Journey

By: Sheila Burnford

Instinct told them that the way home lay to the west. And so the doughty young Labrador retriever, the roguish bull terrier and the indomitable Siamese set out through the Canadian wilderness. Separately,...

The Snowman Storybook

By: Raymond Briggs

Now in Pictureback® format comes Raymond Briggs' award-winning, enchanting story of a young boy and a snowman who share a magical night of friendship, fun, and flying. "The experience is one...



By: Cyn Balog

Seeing the future would be the answer to most peoples’ dreams, but high school senior Nick Cross knows it’s really a living nightmare. Since he can remember, he and his mother have been...


By: Tyra Banks

Tookie De La Crème lives her life as a Forgetta-Girl, someone so plain that no one even notices her.  She is truly one of the most forgettable girls in the entire world. ...

Aces Up

By: Lauren Barnholdt

Thirty thousand dollars. That’s the only thing stopping math-wiz Shannon Card from being excited about her early acceptance to Wellesley College. Since her dad’s lost his job, she’s...

The Golden Ghost

By: Marion Dane Bauer
illustrated by: Peter Ferguson

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Delsie and her friend Todd don’t really believe in ghosts. It still seems pretty creepy, though, when they investigate the abandoned houses by the old mill. All of the houses are locked...

Gil Marsh


Gil Marsh has it all: good looks, brains, and a great personality.  When a dark-haired runner shows up at school who also has the total package, Gil at first feels threatened, but before...

Marion Dane Bauer’s Stepping Stones Books

By: Marion Dane Bauer
illustrated by: Elizabeth Sayles

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On My Honor

By: Marion Dane Bauer

Joel doesn't want to ride his bike with Tony to a remote state park to climb rock cliffs. He tries every trick to convince Tony that such an adventure is a bad idea. The truth is that...


By: Martyn Bedford

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At the moment of death, some souls aren’t ready to depart. Take fourteen-year-old Alex Gray for instance. While his body is hospitalized in a coma, his soul has slipped into the life of...

The Red Blazer Girls: The Mistaken Masterpiece

By: Michael D. Beil

Friends who solve crimes together, stay together, right?  This is certainly the case with the ever-so-smart Red Blazer Girls who are back at it solving a crime involving a painting...

The Red Blazer Girls: The Secret Cellar

By: Michael D. Beil

An antique fountain pen concealing a hidden message is the catalyst for the next mystery Red Blazer Girls tackle.  As Christmas approaches, the girls find themselves spending a lot of time...

The Prince Who Fell from the Sky


In this post-apocalyptic version of our world, only the animals are left to tell the stories of their lives--including Casseomae, the bear.  Her life is full of fear.  The wolves rule...

Amen, L.A.

By: Cherie Bennett and Jeff Gottesfeld

Natalie makes a personal decision that she later regrets the night before her family moves from small-town Minnesota to Los Angeles, California.  Her minister mother has accepted...

Strike Three, You’re Dead

By: Josh Berk

Lenny loves baseball and the Philadelphia Phillies is his favorite team.  Lenny and his two best friends have a fun summer planned of riding their bikes, hanging out and watching the Phillies...

The Penderwicks

By: Jeanne Birdsall

With over one million copies sold, this series of modern classics about the charming Penderwick family from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestseller Jeanne Birdsall is perfect...

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The Penderwicks at Point Mouette

By: Jeanne Birdsall

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It’s summer once again and time for Penderwick vacations.  Yes, I said vacations, because this year the family will be separated.  Some will go to England, some will go to New Jersey,...

The Pain and the Great One

By: Judy Blume
illustrated by: James Stevenson

My sister's name is Abigail. I call her The Great One because she thinks she's so great. Who cares if she's in third grade and I'm just in first?


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Friend or Fiend? with the Pain and the Great One

By: Judy Blume
illustrated by: James Stevenson

Jake and Abigail Porter have names for one another.  He calls her "The Great One" because she thinks she is so great.  She calls him "The Pain" because he is.  Jake only eats "white foods,"...

3 Willows

By: Ann Brashares

Entering high school marks a new chapter in a young person's life, which is marked by many changes. Not only do you change schools but your body changes, your attitudes and desires can change,...

Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood

By: Ann Brashares

Once upon a time, four best friends shared a pair of magical pants; pants that became the glue that held them together during their summers apart. Can they work their magic one last time...

Ringside, 1925

By: Jen Bryant

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