Back Girls' Book Club 2015 | Book List

SelectReads News
Simple News Pro
  Girls' Book Club 2015  
The Willoughbys

Lois Lowry · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 174
Format: Print book

Abandoned by their ill-humored parents to the care of an odious nanny, Tim, the twins, Barnaby A and Barnaby B, and their sister, Jane, attempt to fulfill their roles as good oldfashioned children. Following the models set in lauded tales from A Christmas Carol to Mary Poppins, the four...
Read More check catalog
Toys Go Out

Emily Jenkins · Yearling
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Lumphy is a stuffed buffalo. StingRay is a stuffed stingray. And Plastic... well, Plastic isn't quite sure what she is. They all belong to the Little Girl who lives on the high bed with the fluffy pillows.Together is best for these three best friends. Together they look things up in the dictionary,...
Read More check catalog
The Black Stallion

Walter Farley

Read More check catalog
The Doll People

Ann M Martin · Hyperion Books for Children
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Annabelle Doll is eight years old-she has been for more than a hundred years. Not a lot has happened to her, cooped up in the dollhouse, with the same doll family, day after day, year after year. . . until one day the Funcrafts move in.
Read More check catalog
Ava and Pip

Carol Weston · Sourcebooks, Incorporated
Pages: 211
Format: Print book

Meet outgoing Ava Wren, a fun fifth grader who tries not to lose patience with her shy big sister. When Pip's 13th birthday party turns into a disaster, Ava gets a story idea for a library contest.

But uh-oh, Ava should never have written "Sting of the Queen Bee." Can Ava and her new friend...

Read More check catalog
Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures

Kate DiCamillo · Walker Books, 2014.
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

It begins, as the best superhero stories do, with a tragic accident that has unexpected consequences. The squirrel never saw it coming - the vacuum cleaner, that is. As for self-described cynic Flora Belle Buckman, she has read every issue of the comic book Terrible Things Can Happen to You!...
Read More check catalog
Almost Super

Marion Jensen · HarperCollins
Format: Print book

Perfect for fans of Pixar's The Incredibles, Almost Super is a fresh, funny middle grade adventure about two brothers in a family of superheroes who must find a way to be heroic despite receiving powers that are total duds. Filled with humor, heart, and just the right kind of heroics,...
Read More check catalog
When You Reach Me

Rebecca Stead · Wendy Lamb Books
Pages: 199
Format: Audiobook

Winner of the 2010 John Newbery Medal

Four mysterious letters change Miranda's world forever.

By sixth grade, Miranda and her best friend, Sal, know how to navigate their New York City neighborhood. They know where it's safe to go, like the local grocery store,...
Read More check catalog
The One and Only Ivan

Katherine Applegate · Harper
Pages: 305
Format: Book

Winner of the 2013 Newbery Medal and a #1 New York Times bestseller, this stirring and unforgettable novel from renowned author Katherine Applegate celebrates the transformative power of unexpected friendships. Inspired by the true story of a captive gorilla known as Ivan, this illustrated...

Read More check catalog

Neil Gaiman · HarperTrophy
Pages: 162
Format: Paperback

"Coraline discovered the door a little while after they moved into the house. . . ."

When Coraline steps through a door to find another house strangely similar to her own (only better) , things seem marvelous.

But there's another mother there, and another father,...

Read More check catalog

Valerie Hobbs · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Book

The sheep closed in around him like a big, woolly blanket. Thepuppy had never been so scared or so excited in his life. Soonhe was racing, feinting, dodging - learning what it means to beone of the proud breed of Border collies, the finest sheepherdersin the world. Then, almost overnight,...
Read More check catalog
The Magic Half

Annie Barrows · Bloomsbury Children's Books
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Miri is the only single child in the middle of a family with two sets of twins--older brothers and younger sisters. When the family moves to an old farmhouse Miri accidentally travels back in time to 1935 only to discover Molly, a girl in need of a real family to call her own. A very...

Read More check catalog