by Cynthia Voigt
Abandoned by their mother, four children begin a search for a home and an identity.
Hope was Here
by Joan Bauer
When sixteen year old Hope and the aunt who has raised her move from Brooklyn to Mulhoney, Wisconsin, to work as waitress and cook in the Welcome Stairways diner, they become involved with the diner owner's political campaign to oust the town's corrupt mayor.
Horrible Harry in Room 2B
by Suzy Kline
Harry leads his class on many different adventures, some of the horrible, some funny and some interesting. Join Doug, Song Lee and their classmates on many zany adventures.
How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night?
by Jane Yolen
Mother and child ponder the different ways a dinosaur can say goodnight, from slamming his tail and pouting to giving a big hug and kiss.
I Love You Like Crazy Cakes
by Rose Lewis
A woman describes her experiences when she went to China to adopt a special baby girl.
I Was a Third Grade Spy
by Mary Jane Auch
When Brian's dog Arful suddenly begins talking, Brian and his two friends send the dog to find out what their classmates are planning for the school talent show.
I’m Sorry, Almira Ann
by Jane Kurtz
Eight-year-old Sarah's high spirits help make her family's long journey from Missouri to Oregon more bearable, though they do cause both her and her best friend Almira Ann some problems.
I, Amber Brown
by Paula Danziger
Because her divorced parents share joint custody of her, nine-year-old Amber suffers from lack of self-esteem and feels that she is a piece of jointly-owned property.
by Dietlof Reiche
Freddy, a remarkably intelligent golden hamster, learns how to read and how to write on a computer and escapes captivity to become an independent and civilized creature.
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
by Laura Numeroff
Relating the cycle of requests a mouse is likely to make after you give him a cookie takes the reader through a young child's day.
In a Dark, Dark Room, and Other Scary Stories
by Alvin Schwartz
Seven scary stories to tell at night in front of a fire or in the dark, based on traditional stories and folktales from various countries.
In Aunt Lucy’s Kitchen
by Cynthia Rylant
While staying with their aunt for a year, three nine year old cousins keep busy baking and selling cookies, putting on a poetry and singing performance, and trying to encourage a romance between their aunt and one of their former customers.
Invention of Hugo Cabret
by Brian Selznick
When twelve-year-old Hugo, an orphan living and repairing clocks within the walls of a Paris train station in 1931, meets a mysterious toyseller and his goddaughter, his undercover life and his biggest secret are jeopardized.
Island of the Blue Dolphins
by Scott O'Dell
Records the courage and self reliance of an Indian girl who lived alone for eighteen years on an isolated island off the California coast when her tribe emigrated and she was left behind.
Island of the Skog
by Steven Kellogg
Jenny and her mouse friends, in search of a peaceful place to live, come to the island of the Skog, who seems a more terrible threat than city cats and dogs.