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Searching for Silverheels

by Jeannie Mobley Margaret K. McElderry Books (September 02, 2014)

A starry-eyed girl and a gruff suffragette decipher the myth of a dancer-turned-local-hero in this gorgeous novel from the author of Katerina's Wish that Kirkus Reviews called "an engrossing, plausible story...


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...


At Your Service

by Jen Malone Aladdin (August 26, 2014)

Chloe loves working as a junior concierge at an exclusive NYC hotel--but when three royal kids come to stay, her hospitality is put to the ultimate test!

Chloe Turner has pretty much the BEST life. She gets to...


Cinnabar, the One O'Clock Fox

by Marguerite Henry & Wesley Dennis Aladdin (July 22, 2014)

George Washington meets his match in a wily fox in this legendary hunting tale from Newbery Award-winning author Marguerite Henry, back in print by popular demand.

Cinnabar is a fox. He lives in a den with his...


The A-List #3: Blonde Ambition: An A-List Novel

by Zoey Dean Poppy (September 03, 2007)

The third novel in this witty and risqué series takes readers behind the scenes of the intoxicating world of Hollywood glitterati. Upper East Side blueblood Anna Percy came to L.A. to learn how to have a good...


The Trouble with Chickens

by Doreen Cronin & Kevin Cornell Balzer + Bray (March 01, 2011)

From the bestselling, award-winning author-illustrator team of Doreen Cronin and Kevin Cornell comes the first book in a heavily illustrated, hilarious chapter book series about the adventures of a dog detective....


Famous

by Todd Strasser Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (January 25, 2011)

A teenage paparazzo makes a dangerous discovery in this timely look at celebrity "that is likely to be snapped up and make a lasting impression" (School Library Journal).

All Jamie Gordon wants to do is to take...


Disenchanted Princess

by Julie Linker Simon Pulse (May 11, 2010)

I may be in the middle of nowhere,

but I still have standards!

Like it's not bad enough Daddy's in jail for embezzlement (he's a super-successful Hollywood agent, btw, and totally innocent), but since my fashion-model...


The Acting Bug

by Kathryn Ellis Dundurn (September 01, 1995)

It's the chance of a lifetime for Kate Merriman when she lands a small role in a new TV series called Backbeat. But it's less fun when Kate's best friend Maria turns down the part she's been offered in the show....


Stella Stands Alone

by A. LaFaye Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (February 09, 2010)

Stella Reid is fighting to save the home she loves. After her father is killed and her mother succumbs to yellow fever, it's up to Stella to run Oak Grove, her family's plantation. Unlike most Southerners, Stella...


Angels on Sunset Boulevard

by Melissa de la Cruz Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (June 16, 2008)

Pay to get in,

Pray to get out.

Johnny Silver is the world's soon-to-be biggest rock star, but on the eve of his debut concert in Los Angeles, he mysteriously disappears, causing global pandemonium. His friend...


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...


If I Grow Up

by Todd Strasser Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (February 24, 2009)

"WHEN YOU GREW UP IN THE PROJECTS, THERE WERE NO CHOICES. NO GOOD ONES, AT LEAST."

In the Frederick Douglass Project where DeShawn lives, daily life is ruled by drugs and gang violence. Many teenagers drop...


Rooftoppers

by Katherine Rundell & Terry Fan Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (September 24, 2013)

"The beauty of sky, music, and the belief in 'extraordinary things' triumph in this whimsical and magical tale" (Publishers Weekly) about a girl in search of her past who discovers a secret rooftop world in...


Street Pharm

by Allison Van Diepen Simon Pulse (September 03, 2013)

Ty Johnson knows survival. Since inheriting his pop's business at sixteen, Ty's developed smarts, skills, and mad discipline. The supply game's in his blood. And life is pretty sweet when you're on top.

But one...


After the River the Sun

by Dia Calhoun & Kate Slater Atheneum Books for Young Readers (July 09, 2013)

Will Eckhart find the courage to rise from his past--and climb to his future? This quest for home is a stunning companion to Eva of the Farm.

When Eckhart Lyon arrives at Sunrise Orchard, all he wants to do is...


Gossip Girl, The Carlyles #4: Love the One You're With: Love the One You're With

by Cecily von Ziegesar Poppy (October 01, 2009)

It's Thanksgiving, and the Carlyle triplets are thankful to be escaping the New York City cold-they're jetting to the tropics and bringing all their friends along for the ride. The sun isn't the only thing that's...


Gossip Girl #9: Only In Your Dreams: A Gossip Girl Novel

by Cecily von Ziegesar Poppy (August 01, 2008)

Welcome to New York City's Upper East Side, where the girls are dazzling, the guys are gorgeous, and the summer heat is the perfect excuse to throw a fabulous roof-deck pool party. As if we need a reason!It's...


The A-List #7: American Beauty: An A-List Novel

by Zoey Dean Poppy (August 01, 2008)

It's graduation time for the A-List crew. That means lavish yacht parties, designer caps and gowns, and saying bye-bye to high school for good. Despite the festivities, Anna isn't in a partying mood. Ben's been...


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...


Rules of Summer

by Joanna Philbin Poppy (June 04, 2013)

There are two sides to every summer.

When seventeen-year-old Rory McShane steps off the train in East Hampton, it's as if she's entered another universe, one populated by impossibly beautiful people wearing pressed...


Tags

by Walter Dean Myers HarperTeen (March 05, 2013)

From Walter Dean Myers, the New York Times bestselling author of Monster, comes this 20-page one-act play. Tags is a look at life and death in New York City, complete with a shocking end.

Four New York City teens...


Sea Star: Orphan of Chincoteague

by Marguerite Henry & Wesley Dennis Aladdin (December 18, 2012)

An orphaned Chincoteague colt restores happiness to his new owners in this beloved horse story from Newbery Award-winning author Marguerite Henry.

Movie men have come to Chincoteague to film the annual Pony Penning,...


Justin Morgan Had a Horse

by Marguerite Henry & Wesley Dennis Aladdin (December 11, 2012)

Joel Goss knows that Little Bub is a special colt, even though he's a runt. And when schoolteacher Justin Morgan asks Joel to break the colt in, Joel is thrilled! Soon word about Little Bub has spread throughout...


Misty of Chincoteague

by Marguerite Henry & Wesley Dennis Aladdin (December 11, 2012)

Nobody could capture the Phantom. She was the wildest mare on Assateague Island. They said she was like the wind, that the white "map" on her shoulders was her mark of freedom.

Paul and Maureen Beebe had their...


The Canning Season

National Book Award for Young People's Literature 2003

by Polly Horvath Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (May 06, 2003)

Love under trying circumstances

One night out of the blue, Ratchet Clark's ill-natured mother tells her that Ratchet will be leaving their Pensacola apartment momentarily to take the train up north. There she...


First Boy

by Gary D. Schmidt Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (September 03, 2007)

Gary Schmidt's First Boy fast-paced political thriller will have the reader turning the pages in anticipation of the next clue.

"You're my first boy, Cooper, my first boy," grandfather says just before he dies....


How to Bee

by Bren MacDibble & Katherine Littrell Blackstone Publishing (June 02, 2020)

How to Bee is a beautiful, fierce and ultimately hopeful dystopian novel, set against an all-too-possible future where the bees are extinct, and it is up to the quickest and bravest kids to pollinate the flowers...


Madlenka Soccer Star

by Peter Sís Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (November 16, 2010)

Three-time Caldecott Honoree Peter Sis rides the rising tide of soccer enthusiasm to score another winner.

Madlenka -- that cosmopolitan little girl whose city block is a world of its own -- is back and ready...


City of Fallen Angels

by Cassandra Clare, Ed Westwick & Molly C. Quinn Simon & Schuster Audio (April 05, 2011)

Trust is dangerous, and to love is to destroy. Plunge into the fourth installment in the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series and "prepare to be hooked" (Entertainment Weekly)--now with a gorgeous...


The Life and Opinions of Amy Finawitz

by Laura Toffler-Corrie Roaring Brook Press (August 02, 2010)

Told in wry emails and brilliant little one-act plays, this laugh-out-loud debut novel offers quirky characters, a whimsical tour around New York City, and an appealing story about what it means to be a good...


The Sweetheart of Prosper County

by Jill S. Alexander Feiwel & Friends (August 31, 2009)

Almost-15-year-old Austin Gray is tired of standing at the curb and watching the parade pass her by. Literally. She decides this is the year she'll ride on the hood of a shiny pickup truck in the annual parade,...


Never Cry "Arp!" and Other Great Adventures

by Patrick F. McManus Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (May 14, 1996)

America's best-selling outdoor humorist for adults has a secret following: middle-grade and young-adult readers.

Never Cry "Arp!" is a lively collection of twelve stories about young Pat's misadventures in the...


Off-Color

by Janet McDonald Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (October 15, 2007)

Spunky and headstrong, Cameron blasts music, challenges adults, and cuts class when she feels like it. She lives with her single mom in Brooklyn and hangs out with best friends Amanda, P, and Crystal. Life in...


Spirit Riding Free: Apple Adventure!

by G. M. Berrow Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (August 05, 2019)

Join Miradero's favorite PALs as they explore the frontier and beyond in the first installment of an adventurous new original fiction chapter book series, inspired by DreamWorks Spirit Riding Free.

Lucky, Pru,...


The Tapper Twins Run for President

by Geoff Rodkey Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (October 03, 2016)

In their third uproarious oral history, the Tapper Twins take their sibling feud to the political stage as they race to become class president!

Told as a series of interviews, screenshots, text messages, and...


The Tapper Twins Go Viral

by Geoff Rodkey Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (April 17, 2017)

Told as a series of interviews, photos, texts, social media hits, and videogame screenshots, The Tapper Twins Go Viral is a laugh-a-page story about online fame and shame, with internet pro-tips and a serious...


Little Elliot, Big City

by Mike Curato Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (August 25, 2014)

Amid the hustle and bustle of the big city, the big crowds and bigger buildings, Little Elliot leads a quiet life. In spite of the challenges he faces, Elliot finds many wonderful things to enjoy--like cupcakes!...


Tractor Mac Tune-Up

by Billy Steers Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (September 07, 2015)

Tractor Mac is hard at work in the field one day when his engine starts to make a funny noise. It doesn't sound good, and it doesn't feel very good, either. Tractor Mac is scared that he has to take a trip to...


The Bear's Garden

by Marcie Colleen & Alison Oliver Imprint (March 23, 2020)

Inspired by the true story of a community garden in Brooklyn, New York, this picture book, The Bear's Garden, by writer Marcie Colleen and illustrator Alison Oliver, is a testament to how imagination and dedication...


Five Fuzzy Chicks

by Diana Murray & Sydney Hanson Imprint (February 10, 2020)

"Murray and Hanson have created what feels like an old classic that's simultaneously fresh and sweet... A bedtime countdown rhyme for every little farmer." --Kirkus Reviews

Five adorable baby chickens are determined...


Summer Days and Nights

by Wong Herbert Yee Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (April 09, 2012)

On a hot summer day, a little girl finds ways to entertain herself and stay cool. She catches a butterfly, sips lemonade, jumps in a pool, and goes on a picnic. At night, she sees an owl in a tree and a frog...


Green Green

by Marie Lamba, Baldev Lamba & Sonia Sanchez Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (May 08, 2017)

Green grass is wide and fresh and clean for a family to play in, and brown dirt is perfect for digging a garden. But when gray buildings start to rise up and a whole city builds, can there be any room for green...


The Little Ice Cream Truck

by Margery Cuyler & Bob Kolar Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (May 21, 2018)

The Little Ice Cream Truck is loaded up with tasty treats in this new addition to ever-popular The Little Dump Truck, The Little School Bus and The Little Fire Truck series.

Join the little ice cream truck and...


Little Elliot, Big City

by Mike Curato Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (December 08, 2014)

Amid the hustle and bustle of the big city, the big crowds and bigger buildings, Little Elliot leads a quiet life. In spite of the challenges he faces, Elliot finds many wonderful things to enjoy--like cupcakes!...


Tractor Mac Builds a Barn

by Billy Steers Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (September 07, 2015)

Tractor Mac is used to driving across the fields-after all, what good are wheels if you can't use them? So he's disappointed when Farmer Bill parks him to run a saw mill and he sees that all of the other animals...


Tractor Mac Countdown to Christmas

by Billy Steers Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (September 12, 2016)

Preparing for Christmas is lots of fun, and no place is cozier in the wintertime than Stony Meadow Farm. Join Tractor Mac and his animal and vehicle friends as they wrap gifts, bake holiday treats, decorate...


Chinatown

by William Low Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (September 14, 1997)

Chinatown. City within a city. Home to street cobblers and herbalists, tai chi masters and kung fu students, outdoor fish markets and lots and lots of restaurants. And best of all, when the Chinese New Year...


Noisy Night

by Mac Barnett & Brian Biggs Roaring Brook Press (March 06, 2017)

It's a noisy night in this city building! The residents of each floor can hear their neighbors above them, and are wondering what's going on above their heads. Climb floor by floor and page by page to find out...


This Is My Home, This Is My School

by Jonathan Bean Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (October 26, 2015)

Drawing from his own childhood experiences, Jonathan Bean takes the autobiographically inspired family he introduced in Building Our House through the special rhythms and routines of a homeschooling day. For...