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Sarah, Plain and Tall

by Patricia Maclachlan

"Did Mama sing every day?" Caleb asks his sister Anna.

"Every-single-day," she answers. "Papa sang, too."

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

Lizzie Zipmouth

by Jacqueline Wilson & Nick Sharratt

Lizzie refuses to speak. She doesn't want to talk to Rory or Jake, her new stepbrothers. Or to Sam, their dad. Or even to her mum. She's completely fed up with having to join a new family, and nothing can convince...

Forged by Fire

by Sharon M. Draper

When Gerald was a child he was fascinated by fire. But fire is dangerous and powerful, and tragedy strikes. His substance-addicted mother is taken from him. Then he loses the loving generosity of a favorite...

Rainbow Valley

by Lucy Montgomery

In the continuing story of Anne Shirley, we find Anne Shirley married with six children. And we learn more about her new neighbor, the new Presbyterian minister John Meredith, as well as the interactions between...

You Don't Know Me

by David Klass

Dark and funny.

John ("My father named me after a toilet!") wrestles with the certainty that no one really knows him -- not in his miserable home, and certainly not at school. It's true that no one can guess...

Dead and Buried

by Anne Cassidy

It's been five years since Rose's mother Kathy went missing and, after recent events, all Rose wants to do is get on with her life. Which means taking a break from her complicated stepbrother, Joshua.

Then police...

Mean Margaret

by Tor Seidler & Jon Agee

Unconditional kindness is the key in this National Book Award Finalist from the author of The Wainscott Weasel about nontraditional families, adoption, love—and a little peace and quiet.

Margaret is a mean,...

Shadow Island: Forbidden Passage

by Jeff Probst & Christopher Tebbetts

STRANDED: SHADOW ISLAND  is the companion series to the New York Times bestselling STRANDED adventures!  

As seen on The Today Show, Rachael Ray, and Kelly and Michael.

From the Emmy-Award winning host of Survivor...

When Irish Guys Are Smiling

by Suzanne Supplee

For seventeen-year-old Delk Sinclair, studying abroad in Ireland means one thing: escape. Delk is tired of hearing about her friends? debutante parties, watching her pregnant stepmother redecorate her mother?s...

Before Midnight: A Retelling of "Cinderella"

by Cameron Dokey & Mahlon F. Craft



Etienne de Brabant is brokenhearted. His wife has died in childbirth, leaving him alone with an infant daughter he cannot bear to name. But before he abandons her for king and...

Mystery of the Island Jewels

by Joyce A. Stengel

On the search for an ancient treasure...

On a cruise to the Caribbean, fourteen­year­old Cassie Hartt hopes to reconnect with her father, who she hasn't seen since her parents' divorce. But spending time...

Five Little Peppers and How They Grew

by Margaret Sidney & Ann M. Martin

Five Little Peppers and How They Grew was originally serialized in an 1880 edition of Wide Awake, a children's magazine. The publisher of the magazine, Daniel Lothrop, loved the Pepper stories so much that he...

Permanent Rose

by Hilary McKay

It's a long hot summer - to Permanent Rose it seems never ending. Rose misses Tom, Indigo's friend who went back to America, and new friend David is no replacement. Caddy's fiancee, Michael, tries to cheer her...

Katie Sprinkles & Surprises

by Coco Simon

The Cupcake Club comes to Katie’s defense when a surprise at school leads to unfair gossip.

When Katie’s mom says it’s time for Katie to meet her new boyfriend, Katie is excited and nervous. She thinks...

Indigo's Star

by Hilary McKay

Indigo's going back to school after a long bout of glandular fever. He's not looking forward to it, as he knows the bullies will be waiting for him. But he's determined to stand on his own two feet - so when...

Saffy's Angel

Whitbread Book Award for Children's Book 2002

by Hilary McKay

After Saffron Casson discovers that she's adopted, life is never quite the same again. Her artistic parents and doting siblings adore her, but Saffy wants a piece of her past. So when her grandfather bequests...

Casson Family: Forever Rose

by Hilary McKay

It's the Casson Family finale, and Permanent Rose takes centre stage.

It's tough being the youngest - Rose is lonely. Her family are always busy doing their own things so Rose comes home to a dark, quiet, empty...

Super Jack

by Susanne Gervay

Instead of bullies, Jack must learn how to deal with his new extended family in this sequel to the heartwarming I Am Jack. Jack is going on a family trip. And now family means Nanna, sort-of-stepdad Rob and...

The Waffler

by Gail Donovan

When one boy waffles back and forth, it’s going to take a few little kids–and one pet rat–to get him to finally make a decision.

Monty is a waffler–he can never make up his mind, which always gets him...

The Secret Garden (Mermaids Classics)

by Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Secret Garden (1911) by Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924) is a classic children's novel based on a young ten year old rude and spoiled girl named Mary Lennox who is the child of wealthy parents. Her parents...