Secrets of Droon: the Hidden Stairs and the Magic Carpet
by Tony Abbott
Eric, Julie and Neal enter the world of Droon to find it in big trouble. With the help of Galen Longbeard, a wizard and Pricess Keeah they must work to defeat the evil Lord Sparr.
by Paul Fleischman
One by one, a number of people of varying ages and backgrounds transform a trash filled inner city lot into a productive and beautiful garden, and, in doing so, the gardeners are themselves transformed.
by Elise Broach
Named after a character in a Shakespeare play, misfit sixth-grader Hero becomes interested in exploring this unusual connection because of a valuable diamond supposedly hidden in her new house, an intriguing neighbor, and the unexpected attention of the most popular boy in school.
by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
When he finds a lost beagle in the hills behind his West Virginia home, Marty tries to hide it from his family and the dog's real owner, a mean spirited man known to shoot deer out of season and to mistreat his dogs.
Shipwrecked! The True Adventures of a Japanese Boy
by Rhoda Blumberg
In 1841, rescued by an American whaler after a terrible shipwreck leaves him and his four companions castaways on a remote island, fourteen year old Manjiro learns new laws and customs as he becomes the first Japanese person to set foot in the United States.
Sideways Stories from Wayside School
by Louis Sachar
Humorous episodes from the classroom on the thirtieth floor of Wayside School, which was accidentally built sideways with one classroom on each story.
Sienna’s Scrapbook: Our African-American Heritage Trip
by Toni Parker
A young girl's parents take her and her brother on a summer trip to visit the sites of African American history.
Silly Times with Two Silly Trolls
by Nancy Jewell
Two trolls, Nip and Tuck, discuss the difference between here and there, write poems while sliding on the ice, and find an old clock that is stopped at five o'clock.
Snakes are Nothing to Sneeze At
by Gabrielle Charbonnet
Although he's not furry and her best friend thinks he's yucky, Annabel loves her new pet snake.
Some Things Are Scary
by Florence Heidi
A list of scary things includes, A roller skating downhill when you haven=t learned how to stop; getting hugged by somebody you don=t like; and, finding out your best friend has a best friend who isn't you.
Something Queer on Vacation
by Elizabeth Levy
Gwen and Jill determine to win the weekly sandcastle contest on the beach, but something always seems to go wrong.
Song and Dance Man
by Karen Ackerman and Stephen Gammel
Once a song and dance man, Grandpa reclaims his youth and profession before the delighted eyes of his three grandchildren one afternoon.
Sophie in the Saddle
by Dick King-Smith
Having added the puppy Puddle to her growing menagerie of cat and rabbit, animal-mad Sophie makes friends with a Vietnamese pot-bellied pig and a gray pony named Bumblebee.
by William Armstrong
Angry and humiliated when his sharecropper father is jailed for stealing food for his family, a young black boy grows in courage and understanding with the help of the devoted dog Sounder, and also by learning to read.
Spying on Dracula
by Mary Labatt
Ten year old Jennie Levinsky has a secret and only her best friend, Beth, knows about it. Jennie can "hear" what her new neighbor's sheepdog, Sam, is thinking!