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A Wrinkle in Time

Madeleine L'Engle · Square Fish
Pages: 245
Format: Paperback

This is Book 1 of the Time Quintet Series It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger. "Wild nights are my glory,"...
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Knights of the kitchen table

Jon Scieszka · Puffin Books
Pages: 55
Format: Book

Everyone's favorite time-travelers are changing their style The Time Warp Trio series now features a brand-new, eye-catching design, sure to appeal to longtime fans, and those new to Jon Scieszka's wacky brand of humor. This item is Non-Returnable.
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Ghost Knight

Cornelia Caroline Funke · Little
Pages: 330
Format: Paperback

From international phenomenon Cornelia Funke, the bestselling author of Reckless and Inkheart. Eleven-year-old Jon Whitcroft never expected to enjoy boarding school. Then again, he never expected to be confronted by a pack of vengeful ghosts, either. And then he meets Ella, a quirky new friend...
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Margaret Peterson Haddix · Aladdin Paperbacks
Pages: 314
Format: Paperback

One night a plane appeared out of nowhere, the only passengers aboard: thirty-six babies. As soon as they were taken off the plane, it vanished. Now, thirteen years later, two of those children are receiving sinister messages, and they begin to investigate their past. Their quest to discover...
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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: The Magical Car

Ian Fleming · Candlewick Press
Pages: 143
Format: Book

Ian Fleming's beloved original text - newly illustrated by Joe Berger!"Crackpot" is what everybody calls the Pott family. So when they go to buy a new car and come back with a wreck, nobody is surprised. Except for the Potts themselves. First, the car has a name. And she tells...
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When You Reach Me

Rebecca Stead · Yearling
Pages: 199
Format: Paperback

This remarkable novel holds a fantastic puzzle at its heart. 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, and they know who to avoid. Like the crazy guy on the corner.But things start to unravel....
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Castle diary

Richard Platt · Walker

This is the medieval journal of Tobias Burgess, a young page. What was it really like to live in a castle during the Middle Ages? This book gives the answer! Sent to his uncle's castle for a year to learn to be a page, ten-year-old Toby keeps a detailed journal of everything that happens...
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The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate

Jacqueline Kelly · Henry Holt
Pages: 340
Format: Hardcover

Calpurnia Virginia Tate is eleven years old in 1899 when she wonders why the yellow grasshoppers in her Texas backyard are so much bigger than the green ones. With a little help from her notoriously cantankerous grandfather, an avid naturalist, she figures out that the green grasshoppers...
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The Dreamer

Pam Muñoz Ryan · Scholastic Press
Pages: 372
Format: Paperback

Winner of the 2011 Pure Belpre Award for fiction now in an elegant paperback edition!From the time he is a young boy, Neftali hears the call of a mysterious voice. He knows he must follow it--even when the neighborhood children taunt him, and when his harsh, authoritarian father ridicules...
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Katherine Paterson · Puffin Books
Pages: 182
Format: Book

"Rich in historical detail...a superb story of grit, determination, and personal growth." - The Horn Book, starred review When ten-year-old Lyddie and her younger brother are hired out as servants to help pay off their family farm's debts, Lyddie is determined to find a way to reunite...
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One Crazy Summer

Rita Williams-Garcia · Amistad
Pages: 13
Format: Paperback

In this Newbery Honor novel, New York Times bestselling author Rita Williams-Garcia tells the story of three sisters who travel to Oakland, California, in 1968 to meet the mother who abandoned them.Eleven-year-old Delphine is like a mother to her two younger sisters, Vonetta and Fern. She's...
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Inside Out and Back Again

Thanhha Lai · Harper
Pages: 10
Format: Paperback

Inside Out and Back Again is a New York Times bestseller, a Newbery Honor Book, and a winner of the National Book Award! Inspired by the author's childhood experience of fleeing Vietnam after the Fall of Saigon and immigrating to Alabama, this coming-of-age debut novel told in verse has been...
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The ear, the eye, and the arm

Nancy Farmer · Firebird
Pages: 311
Format: Paperback

In 2194 in Zimbabwe, General Matsika's three children are kidnapped and put to work in a plastic mine while three mutant detectives use their special powers to search for them.
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The City of Ember

Jeanne DuPrau · Random House
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

The critically acclaimed novel--DuPrau's electric debut that offers refreshingly clear writing and fascinating, original characters--is now in paperback. The city of Ember was built as a last refuge for the human race. Two hundred years later, the great lamps that light the city are beginning...
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The White Mountains

John Christopher · Simon Pulse
Pages: 195
Format: Paperback

Long ago, the Tripods--huge, three-legged machines--descended upon Earth and took control. Now people unquestioningly accept the Tripods' power. They have no control over their thoughts or their lives. But for a brief time in each person's life--in childhood--he is not a slave. For Will,...
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Sky Jumpers: Book 1

Peggy Eddleman · Random House Children's Books
Pages: 275
Format: Print book

Escape one danger. Jump into another. . . . "Eddleman brings a strong sense of atmosphere to this post-apocalyptic coming-of-age piece, and the underlying message - that it's possible to contribute in unexpected ways - is a positive one." - Publishers Weekly Twelve-year-old...
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