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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...

When My Heart Was Wicked

by Tricia Stirling

"I used to be one of those girls. The kind who loved to deliver bad news. When I colored my hair, I imagined it seeping into my scalp, black dye pooling into my veins. But that was the old Lacy. Now, when I...

Karen's Wedding (Baby-Sitters Little Sister #39)

by Ann M. Martin

When Ms. Coleman asks Karen to be a flower girl in her wedding, she could not be happier!

Malaika’s Surprise

by Nadia L. Hohn & Irene Luxbacher

When Malaika finds out she is going to have a new baby brother or sister, she worries that her mother will forget about her. But a surprise arrives on Malaika?s birthday that gives her more reason to celebrate...

The Four Seasons of Patrick

by Susan Hughes

It's the start of winter, and Patrick is beginning to feel crowded out of his own family. His father's friend, Linda, and her seven-year-old daughter, Claire, are coming for dinner again. By the time spring...

Wanting Mor

by Rukhsana Khan

Winner of the Middle East Book Award, Youth Fiction category

Jameela lives with her mother and father in Afghanistan. Despite the fact that there is no school in their poor, war-torn village, and Jameela lives...

Further Chronicles of Avonlea

by Lucy Montgomery

Further Chronicles of Avonlea is a collection of short stories by L. M. Montgomery. It is a sequel to Chronicles of Avonlea featuring a number of stories about the inhabitants of the fictional Canadian village...

Chronicles of Avonlea

by Lucy Montgomery

Chronicles of Avonlea is a collection of short stories by L. M. Montgomery, related to the Anne of Green Gables series. It features an abundance of stories set in the fictional Canadian village of Avonlea.

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...

Rilla of Ingleside

by Lucy Montgomery

In the continuing story of Anne Shirley, this book draws the focus back onto a single character, Anne and Gilbert's youngest daughter Bertha Marilla "Rilla" Blythe. It has a more serious tone, as it takes place...

Anne of Green Gables

by Lucy Montgomery

Anne, a young orphan from fictional community of Bolingbroke, Nova Scotia, is sent to Prince Edward Island after a childhood spent in strangers' homes and orphanages. The book recounts Anne's adventures in making...

Anne of Avonlea

by Lucy Montgomery

Anne Shirley, the central character of Montgomery's all-time-classic Anne of Green Gables, is now among the important people of Avonlea society as its only schoolteacher. This book follows Anne from the age...

Anne of the Island

by Lucy Montgomery

In the continuing story of Anne Shirley, Anne leaves Green Gables and her work as a teacher in Avonlea to pursue her dream of taking further education at Redmond College in Nova Scotia. Gilbert Blythe and Charlie...

Anne's House of Dreams

by Lucy Montgomery

Anne’s House of Dreams begins with Anne and Gilbert's wedding, which takes place in the Green Gables orchard. After the wedding, they move to their first home together, which Anne calls their house of dreams....

The Ghosts of Blackbottle Rock

by Martyn Beardsley

In a small Cornish fishing village, Charlie spots a man destroying old genealogical records and he suspects the stranger's activity might be linked to a bigger crime than simple vandalism. Later, when he meets...

Fred the Beavercorn

by Gene Kirschbaum & Karyssa Dittmann

SPOILER ALERT:  This book aims to convince youngsters to try hard in school.


Fred the Beavercorn is the product of a "blended" family: a beaver mother and a unicorn father.  In addition to the obvious...

Cheers, Chocolate and Other Disasters

by Mikki Sadil

Disasters strike in many different forms. Thirteen year old AJ Devlin believes she has a great life with a good family, two BFFs, a love for cheerleading, and a Champion Quarter Horse mare. When a new girl arrives...

Spoiled Rotten

by Dayle Campbell Gaetz

Jessica loves her yearly backpacking trip with her father, but this year everything has changed. This year Jessica has to share her vacation with her new stepmother and her spoiled new stepsister, Amy. Jessica...

The Sled

by J. Craig Williams, Christine B. Williams & Amelia Bernstein

The Sled tells the Christmas story of how our heroine, Naomi, struggles to save Santa from the frozen icicles hurled by the Frost King to freeze everything Christmas.  Together with Duchess the Sled Dog, a...

Running for Water and Sky: A Novel

by Sandra Kring

When 17-year-old Bless Adler visits a local psychic, the woman describes a vision of Bless's boyfriend, Liam, lying in a pool of blood-sending Bless on a 14-block sprint to reach Liam before she loses the only...