Nothing's going right for Ronald—he drops his pencils, inadvertently squirts water on Joy’s dress, mistakenly eats Jimmy’s sandwich, misses the ball during recess, loses his ice cream money, and drops Miss Tyler’s plant.
Sirens. A scary sound, especially to Siria, whose brave pop
is a firefighter. Siria loves everyone at Pop's city firehouse. She
also loves to study the stars. Her mother named her after the
brightest start in the winter sky.
When Siria hears sirens, she sneaks out to chase the trucks, to bring Pop and the other firefighters luck.
This week the kids at the Zigzag Afternoon Center are being
creative, and trying new things. But that's not so easy for
Destiny. All of her ideas turn into disasters—until she finds
out what a good poet she is.
The sixth book in award-winning author Patricia Reilly Giff's Zigzag Kids series captures all the excitement of new friends and after-school fun.
Lidie lives in Jales, Brazil, where she’s free to ride, to be a wild girl, and to dream of going to live with her father and older brother, Rafael, in New York City. Finally Lidie is 12—time to leave Brazil for New York.
This “brilliantly told” (New York Times)
Newbery Honor Book gives readers a sense of what it was like to be
on the American home front while our soldiers were away fighting in
World War II.
As in past years, Lily will spend the summer in Rockaway, in her family’s summer house by the Atlantic Ocean.