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.
"Like A Wrinkle in Time (Miranda's favorite book),
When You Reach Me far surpasses the usual whodunit or sci-fi
adventure to become an incandescent exploration of 'life, death,
and the beauty of it all.'" —The Washington
Post This Newbery Medal winner that has been called "smart and
mesmerizing," (The New York Times) and "superb" (The Wall
Street Journal) will appeal to readers of all types, especially
those who are looking for a thought-provoking mystery with a
Harriet M. Welsch is a spy. In her notebook, she writes down
everything she knows about everyone, even her classmates and her
best friends. Then Harriet loses track of her notebook, and it ends
up in the wrong hands. Before she can stop them, her friends have
read the always truthful, sometimes awful things she’s
written about each of them.
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.