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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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....


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...


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...


Kindred Souls

by Patricia Maclachlan Katherine Tegen Books (June 25, 2013)

Jake’s grandfather, Billy, hears the talk of birds, is eighty-eight years old, and is going to live forever. Even when Billy gets sick, Jake knows that everything will go on as always. But there’s one thing...


Skylark

by Patricia Maclachlan HarperCollins (June 25, 2013)

The second book in the series that began with the Newbery Medal–winning Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan.

My mother, Sarah, doesn't love the prairie. She tries, but she can't help remembering what...


Sarah, Plain and Tall

by Patricia Maclachlan HarperCollins (June 25, 2013)

This beloved Newbery Medal–winning book is the first of five books in Patricia MacLachlan's chapter book series about the Witting family.

Set in the late nineteenth century and told from young Anna's point...


More Perfect than the Moon

by Patricia Maclachlan HarperCollins (June 25, 2013)

The fourth book in the series that began with the Newbery Medal–winning Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan.

I am a watcher. I am a listener, too. I am invisible. I can make myself so small and quiet...


Grandfather's Dance

by Patricia Maclachlan HarperCollins (June 25, 2013)

The fifth book in the series that began with the Newbery Medal–winning Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan.

Jack leans back on Grandfather's shoulder. Aunt Mattie's knitting needles click in the dark....


Caleb's Story

by Patricia Maclachlan HarperCollins (June 25, 2013)

The third book in the series that began with the Newbery Medal–winning Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan.

Anna has done something terrible. She has given me a journal to fill.

"It's your job now,"...


Invisible Inkling: The Whoopie Pie War

by Emily Jenkins & Harry Bliss Balzer + Bray (July 23, 2013)

The adventures of Brooklyn boy Hank Wolowitz and his invisible—but not imaginary—friend continue with The Whoopie Pie War, the third book in the Invisible Inkling series by Emily Jenkins.

 

A truck selling...


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...


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...


Sophia's War: A Tale of the Revolution

by Avi Beach Lane Books (September 25, 2012)

Lives hang in the balance in this gripping Revolutionary War adventure from a beloved Newbery Medalist.

In 1776, young Sophia Calderwood witnesses the execution of Nathan Hale in New York City, which is newly...


Downpour

by Emily Martin & Mara Shaughnessy Sky Pony (June 01, 2013)

Downpour is the enchanting story of a rainy day turned magical.  

A rainy day is usually the time to clomp around in rubber boots and discover worms and puddles and other such rainy day things. But this is...


The Little Black Dog Has Puppies

by J. B. Spooner & Terre Lamb Seeley Arcade (May 25, 2011)

Anyone who’s been to the island of Martha’s Vineyard knows the Black Dog. A stray that was adopted by Captain Bob Douglas, skipper of the beautiful topsail schooner Shenandoah, she became one of the greatest...


The Survivors

by Will Weaver HarperTeen (August 21, 2012)

Two years ago, the ash started falling like gray snow. The volcanoes had erupted. . . .

For Miles and his sister, Sarah, the real disaster started in the violent aftermath—when they were forced to leave their...


Eva of the Farm

by Dia Calhoun & Kate Slater Atheneum Books for Young Readers (July 10, 2012)

A girl’s struggle to save her family’s farm, told in verse, stands as a testament to the power of hope.

Twelve-year-old Eva DeHart knows her family’s farm is the best, most magical place in the whole world....


Ming and Her Poppy

by Deirdre Sullivan & Maja Löfdahl Sky Pony (October 17, 2017)

The stunning companion story to Ming Goes to School.

Ming and Poppy’s journey takes them over sidewalk cracks and dancing shadows, past honking horns and crowded crosswalks. They greet old friends and make...


Angus and Sadie

by Cynthia Voigt & Tom Leigh HarperCollins (July 03, 2012)

Newbery Medalist Cynthia Voigt presents this charming middle grade novel about two border collie puppies growing up on a farm—a brother and sister who couldn't be more different from each other...or so...


Just Dance

by Patricia Maclachlan Margaret K. McElderry Books (September 12, 2017)

“[A] memorable story.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

From Newbery Award–winning author Patricia MacLachlan comes a “quiet tale about finding your own voice” (Kirkus Reviews) while learning to...


Effie Starr Zook Has One More Question

by Martha Freeman Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books (March 07, 2017)

“An excellent addition to middle grade collections.” —School Library Journal (starred review)

After being shipped off to stay with her aunt and uncle in Nowheresville, Pennsylvania, city girl Effie Starr...


The Chosen

by L.J. Smith Simon Pulse (April 04, 2017)

The fifth book in L.J. Smith’s beloved bestselling Night World series is now available as a special collector’s edition!

She stalks the lonely back alleys of Boston, the deserted industrial docks of the harbor,...


Freedom Train

by Evelyn Coleman & David Riley Margaret K. McElderry Books (January 03, 2012)

Now in paperback, an enthralling account of a young boy’s struggle to help freedom triumph over fear in the 1940s American South.

It’s 1947, and twelve-year-old Clyde Thomason is proud to have an older brother...


Price of Admission

by Leslie Margolis Simon Pulse (June 17, 2008)

Money Talks. Secrets Walk.

Jasmine Green is the daughter of a major Hollywood studio head. She lives the kind of life that makes people salivate (while hating her): bottomless bank account, vintage car, mansion,...


Venomous

by Christopher Krovatin Atheneum Books for Young Readers (November 01, 2008)

Locke Vinetti is a high school junior, disenchanted and more than a little hostile. In fact, for years he's had a lousy social life because of a problem he has with his anger--a force he calls "the venom." Ever...


Cassandra Clare: The Mortal Instrument Series (3 books)

by Cassandra Clare Margaret K. McElderry Books (December 07, 2010)

Don’t miss The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, soon to be a major motion picture in theaters August 2013.

The first three books in the #1 New York Times bestselling Mortal Instruments series, available in...


City of Fallen Angels

The Mortal Instruments #4

by Cassandra Clare Margaret K. McElderry Books (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).

The Mortal...


Vamps #2: Night Life

by Nancy A. Collins HarperTeen (October 06, 2009)

Fashion victim just got a whole new meaning.

When vampire heiress Lilith Todd decides she wants a modeling career, she won't let her father stop her—even if he does threaten to cut off her credit cards.

Lilith's...


Fishbone's Song

by Gary Paulsen Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (September 27, 2016)

An orphan reflects on the lessons he was taught by the wise old man who raised him in this lyrical novel that reads like poetry from three-time Newbery Honor–winning author Gary Paulsen.

Deep in the woods,...


City of Bones

The Mortal Instruments #1

by Cassandra Clare Margaret K. McElderry Books (April 14, 2009)

Discover this first installment of the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series and “prepare to be hooked” (Entertainment Weekly).

When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium...


Moo

by Sharon Creech HarperCollins (August 30, 2016)

This uplifting New York Times bestseller reminds us that if we’re open to new experiences, life is full of surprises.

Fans of Newbery Medal winner Sharon Creech’s Love That Dog and Hate That Cat will love...


The New Kid

by Grace Gilmore & Petra Brown Little Simon (April 12, 2016)

Logan tracks down a stolen book with the help of his new friend in the sixth book in the Tales from Maple Ridge series.

There’s a new kid in Logan’s one-room schoolhouse! He’s quiet, has thick glasses,...


Lost in the Blizzard

by Grace Gilmore & Petra Brown Little Simon (December 08, 2015)

Logan must venture out into the blizzard to rescue his brother Drew in this fifth book in the Tales from Maple Ridge series.

While Pa is away working in Sherman, Logan’s older brother Drew is determined to...


The Ghost of Juniper Creek

by Grace Gilmore & Petra Brown Little Simon (August 18, 2015)

Logan must face his fears and brave a ghostly encounter in this fourth book of a wholesome series that’s like Little House on the Prairie for younger readers.

Something is rustling in the bushes and making...


Vamps

by Nancy A. Collins HarperCollins (October 06, 2009)

When the sun goes down, New York's true elite all head to one place: Bathory Academy, where the young ladies of the finest vampire families are trained in shapeshifting and luring their prey.

Bathory's reigning...


Herbert's Wormhole

by Peter Nelson & Rohitash Rao HarperCollins (May 05, 2009)

Herbert Slewg and his hapless, video game–addicted neighbor Alex Filby have stumbled upon what Einstein could only theorize about: a wormhole through the space/time continuum. They travel 100 years into the...