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1st and 2nd Grade
3rd and 4th Grade
5th and 6th Grade
Books for Preschoolers & Kindergarteners
Books for Toddlers
Caldecott Award Winners
California Young Reader Medal
Multicultural Books for Children
Newbery Award Winners
Thrills & Chills
Time For School
Worlds of Magic
Once Upon A Time - Princess Stories for Girls
3rd & 4th Grade (JX)
Ivy & Bean
Ivy & Bean, two girls who don’t like each other, soon become best friends.
Series: Ivy & Bean
The adventures and squabbles of a younger brother and older sister.
Series: Pain and the Great One
Beezus and Ramona
Beezus finds her younger sister, Ramona, to be impossible.
Series: Ramona Quimby
When Nick invents a new word, he causes chaos in the classroom.
Amber Brown is Tickled Pink
Amber Brown realizes that planning a wedding with her mom comes with lots of headaches.
Series: Amber Brown
Dessert and her friends are exposed to a highly contagious disease - The Annoying Sister Disease.
Series: Just Desserts
Clara Lee and the Apple Pie Dream
Clara Lee likes her family, friends, and the idea of winning the Little Miss Apple Pie Contest.
Gooney Bird on the Map
Gooney Bird and her 2nd grade classmates plan special class activities for the month of February.
Series: Goone Bird Greene
The photography of Journey’s grandfather teaches him things his naked eye has missed.
Judy is in a bad mood on the first day of school.
Series: Judy Moody
World According to Kaley
Kaley can’t help but turn her history essays into commentaries on her life.
Miata loses her mother’s skirt right before the dance.
Smith, Anne Warren
Katie has an emotional summer in which her father plans to move her to Portland, Oregon.
Lulu Walks the Dogs
Lulu needs help from a boy named Fleischman if she is to earn money walking her neighbors' dogs.
5th & 6th Grade (J)
Prairie is happy being home-schooled, so when she transfers to a public school, it means big changes.
Your Friend in Fashion, Abby Shapiro
Beginning in 1959, Abby writes a series of letters to her fashion idol Jackie Kennedy.
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
Peter finds his younger brother to be a big nuisance.
The Universe of Fair
Miller Sanford wants to prove himself mature enough to be on his own.
Allie’s world is turned upside down when she discovers her family is moving.
Series: Allie Finkle’s Rules for Girls
Eleven-year-old Dizzy hasn't seen her mother in years, then one day she shows up to celebrate Dizzy's twelfth birthday.
While her father is in the hospital, Isla befriends a boy who understands her love for the outdoors.
When Natalie writes a book, she schemes to get it published.
Annie ponders life when her mother gets pregnant, and her grandfather becomes ill.
Cat Ate My Gymsuit
Marcy finds courage to fight the firing of her favorite teacher.
Rob and Sistine scheme to set a caged tiger free.
Ned learns his lesson after aiming his air rifle at a stray cat.
Pictures of Hollis Woods
Hollis is an orphan who longs to be with a loving foster family.
Planet Middle School
Joylin's life is going through a transition from tomboy to not quige girly-girl.
Homeschooled Ida B tries to adjust to public school.
Minnie McClary Speaks Her Mind
Minnie gets a new language arts teacher who asks hard questions and makes her think.
Everything on a Waffle
Primrose recounts her life experiences through recipes.
No More Dead Dogs
Wallace is assigned to the school theater group as a punishment but finds that he likes it.
Catherine finds life with her autistic brother to be frustrating.
Ten Good and Bad Things About My Life (So Far)
Pearl writes about a complicated summer in which her father lost his job, and Pearl's sister was her camp counselor.
After she discovers she’s adopted, Saffy’s relationship with her family changes.
Series: Casson Family
Her eleventh year brings many changes for Winnie.
Sequels: Twelve, Thirteen
Lula Bell on Geekdom, Freakdom & the Challenges of Bad Hair
Lula Bell tries to fade into the background to avoid a bully at school
After the death of his older brother, Daniel becomes engrossed about dead people and how they died, but eventually interacts with the living.
Esperanza is forced to leave her privileged life in Mexico to work in the labor camps of California.
The lives of four children are changed by their encounters with books.
Abandoned by their mother, four children begin a search for a home.
Series: Tillerman Family
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