Overboard (Survivor Diaries)

Overboard!  (Survivor Diaries) By:  Terry Lynn Johnson This new adventure series is perfect for fans of the I SURVIVED series and HATCHET.  Eleven-year-old Travis and his family are on a whale watching trip off the coast of Washington when a rogue wave overturns their boat.  Both Travis and Marina, the tour operator’s daughter, are washed […]

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The War I Finally Won

The War I Finally Won By:  Kimberly Brubaker Bradley This is a sequel to the amazing Newbery Honor Book, THE WAR THAT SAVED MY LIFE.  This story picks up shortly after the last one finished when 11-year-old Ada receives a surgery to correct her clubfoot.  There is just enough back-story so readers new to Ada’s […]

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Orphan Train Girl

Orphan Train Girl By:  Christina Baker Kline ORPHAN TRAIN GIRL is the young reader’s edition of the 2013 adult bestseller from Christina Baker Kline.  Sixth-grader Molly is assigned to help an elderly woman, Vivian, clean out her attic.  She must perform this community service for stealing a battered paperback from the public library.  At first […]

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The Someday Suitcase

The Someday Suitcase By:  Corey Ann Haydu Ten-year-olds Danny and Clover have been best friends their whole life.  They complement each other perfectly.  Clover is thoughtful and quiet and loves science while Danny is chatty and funny and loves art.  In fact, they are so close that Clover thinks they are symbiotic.  When Danny starts […]

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