This Newbery Medal winner that has a fantastic puzzle at its
heart has been called “smart and mesmerizing,” (The
New York Times), “superb” (The Wall Street
Journal), and “incandescent” (The Washington
Blubber is a good name for her, the note from Wendy says
about Linda. Jill crumples it up and leaves it on the corner of her
desk. She doesn't want to think about Linda or her dumb report on
the whale just now. Jill wants to think about Halloween.
From her first moment at Merryweather High, Melinda Sordino knows
she's an outcast. She busted an end-of-summer party by calling the
cops — a major infraction in high-school society — so
her old friends won't talk to her, and people she doesn't know
glare at her.
Winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award. This
#1 New York Times bestselling, modern classic in
which boys are forced to dig holes day in and day out is now
available with a splashy new look.
From the best-selling author of Because of Winn-Dixie comes
the moving story of an eleven-year-old-boy, Rob Horton, who finds a
caged tiger in the woods behind the hotel where he lives with his
father. With the help of his new friend, Sistine Bailey, Rob must
decide what to do with his discovery and at the same time come to
terms with his past.
William Golding's classic novel of primitive savagery and survival
is one of the most vividly realized and riveting works in modern
fiction. The tale begins after a plane wreck deposits a group of
English school boys, aged six to twelve on an isolated tropical
Enter the hilarious world of ten-year-old Kenny and his family, the
Weird Watsons of Flint, Michigan. There's Momma, Dad, little sister
Joetta, Kenny, and Byron, Kenny's older brother, who, at thirteen,
is an "official juvenile delinquent."
When Momma and Dad decide it's time for a visit to Grandma, Dad
comes home with the amazing Ultra-Glide, and the Watsons set out on
a trip like no other.
He wasn’t born with the name Maniac Magee. He came into this
world named Jeffrey Lionel Magee, but when his parents died and his
life changed, so did his name. And Maniac Magee became a legend.
Even today kids talk about how fast he could run; about how he hit
an inside-the-park “frog” homer; how no knot, no matter
how snarled, would stay that way once he began to untie it.