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Judy Moody and the Right Royal Tea Party

              Judy Moody and the Right Royal Tea Party by Megan McDonald ; illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds When Judy learns that some of her ancestors lived in England and possibly related to the Queen, her nemesis Jessica Finch finds more surprise relatives that Judy wishes she could hide in a dungeon somewhere.   Read More »

No Fixed Address

              No Fixed Address by Susin Nielsen Twelve-year-old Felix’s appearance on a television game show reveals that he and his mother have been homeless for a while, but also restores some of his faith in other people.   Read More »

State of Grace

              The State of Grace by Rachael Lucas Sixteen-year-old Grace has Asperger’s, a horse, and a best friend who understands her, which is pretty much all she needs, but when she kisses Gabe and things start to change at home, suddenly everything threatens to fall apart, and it is up to Grace to fix ... Read More »

The Day You Begin

              The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson ; illustrated by Rafael López Other students laugh when Rigoberto, an immigrant from Venezuela, introduces himself but later, he meets Angelina and discovers that he is not the only one who feels like an outsider.   Read More »

Piecing Me Together

              Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson Tired of being singled out at her mostly-white private school as someone who needs support, high school junior Jade would rather participate in the school’s amazing Study Abroad program than join Women to Women, a mentorship program for at-risk girls.   Read More »


              Whiskerella by Ursula Vernon “When a fairy godmouse forces Whiskerella to wear glass slippers and attend balls night after night in search of a happily ever after, it’s up to Princess Harriet Hamsterbone to break the spell and save the day”– Provided by publisher.   Read More »

Save Me A Seat

              Save Me a Seat by Sarah Weeks and Gita Varadarajan Ravi has just moved to the United States from India and has always been at the top of his class; Joe has lived in the same town his whole life and has learning problems–but when their lives intersect in the first week of ... Read More »

Totally Middle School

              Totally Middle School : Tales of Friends, Family, and Fitting In edited by Betsy Groban Shares stories from different authors on what middle school is like, including such subjects as peer pressure, homework, and family issues.   Read More »

Rumble Grumble…Hush

              Rumble Grumble…Hush by Kate Banks ; illustrated by Simone Shin Illustrations and simple, rhyming text follow a little boy through a day of imaginative play with various toys, followed by a quiet time of books and crayons as bedtime nears.   Read More »