RHCB | More Sites
More Sites
Kids
Teens
Teachers
Librarians
Magic Tree House
Junie B. Jones
Seussville
Random House
Return Home

Growing Up : By Author : h


Books

Shifty

By: Lynn E. Hazen

Fifteen-year-old Shifty knows all about moving around and next to nothing about where he came from. When he's assigned to a new foster home and family, he tries hard to keep cool and stay out of trouble....

Come Back, Zack!

By: Trish Holland
Illustrated by: Sachiko Yoshikawa

Zack is on the go in this adorable book that celebrates the many ways in which young children get from one place to the next. As he grows from six months to six years old, we see Zack crawl, cruise, toddle,...

The Beef Princess of Practical County

By: Michelle Houts

After years of waiting, it is finally Libby Ryan’s turn to shine at the Practical County Fair. Libby is filled with excitement as she and her granddad pick out two calves for her to raise on her...


The Beginner's Guide to Running Away from Home

By: Jennifer LaRue Huget
illustrated by: Red Nose Studio

What kid hasn't wanted to make their parents feel sorry for treating him badly?And how better to accomplish this than to run away? Here's a guide showing how, from what to pack (gum--then you won't have...

Love and Pollywogs from Camp Calamity

By: Mary Hershey

Camp Wickitawa, here we come!Mary Hershey's third book about fourth grader Effie Maloney is a hilarious Texas adventure, complete with a camp ghost, swim lessons, rescued armadillos, campfires, and cowgirl...

Big Mouth

By: Deborah Halverson

FOURTEEN-YEAR-OLD SHERMIE THUFF is a Big Guy with a Big Dream— to become the most famous competitive eater in the world. But every big dream has to start somewhere, and Shermie’s determined...



Resources

Alice-Miranda on Vacation

By: Jacqueline Harvey

BOOK TALK
After her first term at Winchesterfield-Downsdordvale Academy for Proper Young Ladies, Alice-Miranda takes her friend Jacinta home for the holiday break.  The girls have great plans and...

10 Lucky Things That Have Happened to Me Since I Nearly Got Hit by Lightning

By: Mary Hershey

BOOK TALK
So my Dad was sent to prison, big deal. It's not like he killed someone or anything. He just stole some money. Okay, a lot of money. Even so, that doesn't mean me, Maxey, or my mom had anything...