Title
Frindle
Author
Clements, Andrew
Call Number
J F CLEMENTS
Summary
When he decides to turn his fifth grade teacher's love of the dictionary around on her, clever Nick Allen invents a new word and begins a chain of events that quickly moves beyond his control. (2000 Beehive Book Award winner)
Author
Costner, Arianne
Call Number
J F COSTNER
Summary
When Ben Hardy is forced to become the school's mascot, Steve the Spud, he wants to keep the embarrassing gig a secret at all costs.
Author
Creech, Sharon
Call Number
J F CREECH
Summary
When his father brings home an ailing, newborn donkey, Louie names the animal Winslow and takes care of him, but everyone, including Louie's quirky friend Nora, thinks Winslow is not going to survive.
Title
Matilda
Author
Dahl, Roald
Call Number
J F DAHL
Summary
Matilda applies her untapped mental powers to rid the school of the evil, child-hating headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, and restore her nice teacher, Miss Honey, to financial security. (1991 Beehive Book Award winner)
Author
Davies, Jacqueline
Call Number
J F DAVIES
Summary
Evan and his younger sister, Jesse, react very differently to the news that they will be in the same class for fourth grade and as the end of summer approaches, they battle it out through lemonade stands, each trying to be the first to earn 100 dollars.
Author
Eagar, Lindsay
Call Number
J F EAGAR
Summary
At first, twelve-year-old Carol is not happy to be spending the summer helping her parents move her grandfather to an assisted living home, but as the summer wears on, she finds herself drawn to him, fascinated by his amazing stories.
Author
Gemeinhart, Dan
Call Number
J F GEMEINHART
Summary
Twelve-year-old Coyote and her father rush to Poplin Springs, Washington, in their old school bus save a memory box buried in a park that will soon be demolished.
Author
Glaser, Karina
Call Number
J F GLASER
Summary
Told that they will have to move out of their Harlem brownstone just after Christmas, the five Vanderbeeker children, ages four to twelve, decide to change their reclusive landlord's mind.
Author
Grabenstein, Chris
Call Number
J F GRABENSTEIN
Summary
Twelve-year-old Kyle gets to stay overnight in the new town library, designed by his hero (the famous gamemaker Luigi Lemoncello), with other students but finds that come morning he must work with friends to solve puzzles in order to escape.
Author
Gratz, Alan
Call Number
J F GRATZ
Summary
Brandon is visiting his dad on the 107th floor of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 when the attack comes; Reshmina is a girl in Afghanistan who has grown up in the aftermath of that attack but dreams of peace, becoming a teacher and escaping her village and the narrow role that the Taliban believes is appropriate for women--both are struggling to survive, both changed forever by the events of 9/11.
Author
Griffin, Adele
Call Number
J F GRIFFIN
Summary
When New York City native Becket Branch moves to the country with her family to help run her grandmother's farm and store, she finds that new friends, hostile chickens, sour lemonade and mischief are only the beginnings of her new life.
Author
Harris, Neil
Call Number
J F HARRIS
Summary
Six young magicians and illusionists team up to save their small town from a crooked carnival owner and his goons.
Author
Hunt, Lynda M.
Call Number
J F HUNT
Summary
Delsie loves tracking the weather, living with her grandmother, and the support of friends and neighbors, but misses having a "regular family," especially after her best friend outgrows her.
Author
Juster, Norton
Call Number
J F JUSTER
Summary
Milo, a young boy with little interest in anything, takes a trip through the Phantom Tollbooth to the Lands Beyond where he meets an enchanting cast of characters that teaches him the importance of words, numbers, ideas, creativity, and enthusiasm for life. Includes an introduction by Maurice Sendak and "Celebrations of The Phantom Tollbooth" by various authors.
Author
Khan, Hena
Call Number
J F KHAN
Summary
A Pakistani-American Muslim girl struggles to stay true to her family's vibrant culture while simultaneously blending in at school after tragedy strikes her community.
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