Wabi: A Hero's Tale
After falling in love with an Abenaki Indian woman, a white great horned owl named Wabi transforms into a human being and has several trials and adventures while learning to adapt to his new life.
When a twelve-year-old evil genius tries to restore his family fortune by capturing a fairy and demanding a ransom in gold, the fairies fight back with magic, laser guns, and a very nasty troll.
The Watsons Go to Birmingham -- 1963
Christopher Paul Curtis
The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit their grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963.
Better Nate Than Ever
An eighth-grader who dreams of performing in a Broadway musical concocts a plan to run away to New York and audition for the role of Elliot in the musical version of "E.T."
When Katie and her family move from a Japanese community in Iowa to Georgia, it's her sister Lynn who explains to her why people stop them on the street to stare. And it's Lynn who teaches Katie to look beyond tomorrow. But when Lynn becomes ill and the whole family begins to fall apart, it is up to Katie to find a way to remind them all that there is always something glittering in the future.
The Call of the Wild
An unusual dog, part St. Bernard, part Scotch shepherd, is forcibly taken to Alaska where he eventually becomes leader of a wolf pack.
Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community. He discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.
The Westing Game
The mysterious death of an eccentric millionaire brings together an unlikely assortment of heirs who must uncover the circumstances of his death before they can claim their inheritance.
The Lightning Thief
Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can't seem to focus or control his temper. Being at boarding school is only getting worse -- Percy could swear his math teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him. When Percy's mom finds out, she knows it's time that he knew the truth about where he came from.
Raina just wants to be a normal 6th grader. But one night she trips and falls, injuring her two front teeth. What follows is a long journey with braces, surgery, embarrassing headgear, and even a retainer with fake teeth attached. And on top of all that, there's still more to deal with: a major earthquake, boy confusion, and friends that turn out to be not so friendly!