Newbery Honor winner Joan Bauer's new novel will touch your
When twelve-year-old Sugar's grandfather dies and her gambling
father takes off yet again, Sugar and her mother lose their home in
Missouri. They head to Chicago for a fresh start, only to discover
that fresh starts aren't so easy to come by for the homeless.
From the author of Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy comes
the story of a friendship between two girls set in Victorian
England, with magical machines, wizards, witches, a mysterious
underworld, and a race against time.
Annabel Grey is primed for a proper life as a young lady in
Harry Potter has no idea how famous he is. That's because he's
being raised by his miserable aunt and uncle who are terrified
Harry will learn that he's really a wizard, just as his parents
were. But everything changes when Harry is summoned to attend an
infamous school for wizards, and he begins to discover some clues
about his illustrious birthright.
“WONDERFULLY WITTY.” —Chris Grabenstein,
New York Times bestselling author of Escape from Mr.
Lemoncello’s Library and coauthor with James Patterson of
House of Robots and Treasure Hunters Take one part Roald Dahl, a pinch of Mysterious Benedict
Society, and a dash of Lemony Snicket, then add a league of
adventurous children, a little magic, and a centuries-old feud with
witches, and you get this quirky and hilarious middle-grade
A creepy Victorian house, secretive aunties, and a great
escape combine in this debut that is part Mysterious Benedict
Society, part Roald Dahl, and all quirky, smart, hilarious
storytelling. Join the League. . . .
Anastasia is a completely average almost-eleven-year-old.
When Marnie Was There is a gripping ghost story telling of
Anna's strange encounter and friendship with a shadowy girl called
Marnie among the wild and watery sand dunes of the Norfolk
countryside. Is Marnie real. Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal
when first published in 1967, this is a classic tale with truths to
tell about friendship, loneliness and family.
It's a hard-knock life for America's favorite orphan. Everyone
knows the story of the irrepressible Annie, who lives at Miss
Hannigan's orphanage until she beats the odds and finds a new life
with the benevolent and wealthy Daddy Warbucks. Annie has enchanted
millions of readers from her original comic strip appearance to the
hit Broadway musical.