When his mother leaves to live with another man, nine-year-old Jeremy faces his own pain and loss, his father's depression and sister's distance, the pity of friends and strangers, and his father's remarriage two years later, finding solace in fishing and his artwork.
Recently elected as class president and struggling with the challenges of a first summer job, a first date, and an upcoming prom, gay teen Kevin Keller asks for advice from romantically challenged friends Archie and Jughead while outmaneuvering the schemes of Cheryl Blossom.
After being transported by a cyclone to the land of Oz, Dorothy and her dog are befriended by a scarecrow, a tin man and a cowardly lion, who accompany her to the Emerald City to look for a wizard who can help her return home to Kansas. Illustrated by W. W. Denslow.
Our heroes, George and Harold, have been turned into evil zombie nerds doomed to roam a devastated planet for all eternity, after Tippy Tinkletrousers the time-traveling trickster prevented them from ever creating Captain Underpants in the first place. The course of history has been changed — can they change it back, and save Captain Underpants?
Amar'e has been focusing so much on basketball that he is unable to help his dad at work. Meanwhile, older players are teasing him on the court. When an eye injury forces him to take time off from the sport, he discovers an opportunity to bond with his father. Illustrated by Tim Jessell.
An inventive fable of growing up and letting go, of leaving childhood and its imaginative play behind for the more dazzling adventures of adolescence, and of learning to accept not only the sunny part of day, but also the unwelcome arrival of night. By the Newbery Medal-winning author of Maniac Magee.
Egyptologist Dr. Julius Kane accidentally unleashes the Egyptian god Set, who banishes the doctor to oblivion and forces his two children to embark on a dangerous journey to save him.
Thirteen-year-old Lemony Snicket begins his apprenticeship with S. Theodora Markson of the secretive V.F.D. in the tiny dot of a town called Stain'd By The Sea, where he helps investigate the theft of a statue.
Seventh-grader Georges adjusts to moving from a house to an apartment, his father's efforts to start a new business, his mother's extra shifts as a nurse, being picked on at school, and Safer, a boy who wants his help spying on another resident of their building.
Discovering that the moon has disappeared from the sky above a Chinese village where he works, runaway Rendi wonders about strange local behaviors until a mysterious storyteller arrives at the town's inn and astonishing transformations begin to happen. By the award-winning creator of Where the Mountain Meets the Moon. 75,000 first printing.
Born with a facial deformity that initially prevented his attendance at public school, August "Auggie" Pullman enters the fifth grade at Beecher Prep and struggles with the dynamics of being both new and different in this tale about acceptance, self-esteem and the transformative power of human kindness.
This first book from film director Gary Ross stars young Bartholomew Biddle, whose otherwise ordinary life takes a turn for adventure when he catches a ride on the titular very big wind. Illustrated by Matthew Myers.
Designing sets for her middle school's play, Callie tries to overcome limited carpentry skills, low ticket sales and squabbling crew members only to find her efforts further complicated by the arrival of two cute brothers.