Family & Friendship Books

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Alexandrea Petrakova Johnson does "not "want to be a beautiful ballerina, and she does "not" want to leave her friends in Apple Creek. Unfortunately, that doesn't stop her ballet-crazy mother from movi...
Paperback, Penguin Group USA, 2010, ISBN13 9780142415948, ISBN10 0142415944
On a hike with the Super Scouts, Katie is paired up with a girl she does not know who seems much better at scouting then Katie is, but eventually Katie finds that she has discovered a new friend.
When Steve thinks he sees a monster in the pond, Wessley assures him that it is just a stick.
Paperback, Harpercollins Childrens Books, 2015, ISBN13 9780062245885, ISBN10 0062245880
When the girls of Berry Bitty City put on a play, Huckleberry Pie agrees to play the role of the prince, but the girls are dismayed to discover that Huck cannot act, sing, or dance.
A debut chapter book by an award-winning NBC reporter traces a young girl's journey into journalism, mystery-solving and fame when she investigates a worm found in a friend's hamburger. Simultaneous an...
In a Little Golden Book retelling of an episode from the hit Nick Jr. preschool series, Julius Jr. and his friends are so happy to have Chachi the Chihuahua living in their playhouse! Simultaneous eBoo...
Young Julius Jr. fans are invited to discover how Julius Jr., Sheree, Ping and other friends create their costumes in a story that is complemented by press-out masks. Original. Simultaneous eBook. TV t...
When their families share a trip to Paris, Phoebe begins questioning her friendship with Camille in the face of very different tastes, including cooked snails. Simultaneous and eBook.
MEET GREG KENTON, BILLIONAIRE IN THE MAKING. Greg Kenton has two obsessions -- making money and his long-standing competition with his annoying neighbor, Maura Shaw. So when Greg discovers that Maura i...
Kyle's friend Drew has adopted a dog from the shelter, but the boys need to teach it manners and obedience or Drew's parents are going to send it back.
When his little sister points out that he needs more friends, 8-year-old EllRay interviews numerous candidates from his class and engages everyone in fun-filled activities during recess to see who shar...
Sam needs some serious advice when a new staff member competes for newspaper bylines--and for her crush's attention. Cherry Valley is abuzz when a new girl comes to town from the UK. Kate Bigley has da...
I'm the new kid. I am tuf. This morning I beat up a kid. It's only the first day of school for Dexter, but he's already mad at the principal, and the secretary, and the janitor, and the kids who laugh ...
Paperback, Penguin Group USA, 2008, ISBN13 9780142410882, ISBN10 0142410888
Paperback, Trafalgar Square Books, 2013, ISBN13 9781405258449, ISBN10 1405258446
Happy to take her turn wearing the lucky charm bracelet, Hannah is dismayed when instead of a horse, her parents give her a mule to ride in the 4-H parade. By the award-winning author of The Day Before...
Libby becomes friends with a boy she meets while walking her dog, but when she learns that his family owns the new store competing with her family's candy shop, she tries to keep the family business a ...
Forging an unlikely friendship with a lost pinecone that has somehow appeared in his frozen home, Penguin, reminded by Grandpa that pinecones can only survive in warm forests, returns the pinecone to i...
Will Charlotte find Orangina and reunite with her Paris friends, or will a missing drawing by a famous artist send Charlotte and Sophie on a wild goose chase for a mysterious stranger...?
A 2012 Michael L. Printz HonorBook Charlie Bucktin, a bookish thirteen year old, is startled one summer night by an urgent knock on his bedroom window. His visitor is Jasper Jones, an outcast in their ...
It's been seventy-five days, and Amy still doesn't know how she can possibly exist without her best friend, Julia--especially since it's her fault that Julia's dead. When her shrink tells her it would ...
Upon finding a toy rabbit in the forest, Bear tries his very best to return it to its home but by the time its owner appears, Bear has become attached to Bunny.
A love-seeking mechanic, a dramatic petty thief, a disappointed planner, and a broken-hearted teen all find their lives transformed as each shares whirlwind adventures with a girl in an insanely red ca...
Edgar Award-winning novelist Frances O'Roark Dowell explores the shifting terrain of middle-school friendship in this follow-up to the beloved "The Secret Language of Girls." Kate and Marylin are smack...
Now in Paperback-- Three adolescent boys with a single goal: see a real-live naked girl. The result? Razor-sharp, rapid-fire, and raunchy, of course. And beyond hilarious. Fifteen-year-old Matt Gratton...
Penguin best friends Fluff and Billy swim, splash, and slide together in the wintry weather until a conflict arises that challenges their friendship.
Sixth-grader Maren has tickets to the upcoming Luke Lewis concert, but if she and the other sleepover girls can write the winning "Love Letter to Valley View" for a local radio program, they will get a...
Great new adventures in the bestselling series from Aladdin M X Just in time for summer reading, Aladdin M X offers two brand-new Beacon Street Girls books. In "The Great Scavenger Hunt, "the BSG and t...
Paperback, Simon & Schuster, 2014, ISBN13 9781442440333, ISBN10 1442440333
Hey, sports fans Avery here, comin' at you live from Colorado, home of my dad-and the first-ever Telluride Snurfer Snowboarding Competition With mascot dog Marty at my side, I'm totally psyched to comp...
In 1987, while her mother sits in a Baltimore hotel at the deathbed of a grandmother twelve-year-old Annie never knew, Annie travels back fifty years and shares adventures with the lonely girl who will...
It's Maeve's chance to be a star -- and to see up close and personal what fame and fortune can do to a person.
Blaming The Bad Luck for not being anyone's Favorite, fourth-grader Penelope Crumb hopes to change this situation by becoming the lead artist for the mural her class is painting for the residents of Po...
Paperback, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014, ISBN13 9780544275010, ISBN10 0544275012
It's back to school time for the kids of Camden Falls ... and for Flora, Olivia, and Nikki, that means a new school -- and new challenges. It's September in Camden Falls . . . and it's time for Flora, ...
When Iris moves to the country, she misses the city where she formerly lived, but with the help of a new friend named Walter, she learns to adjust to her new home.
A first entry in a new series that dedicates each story to a friendship challenge finds a new girl struggling to gain acceptance by befriending a popular girl and avoiding a misfit who understands her ...
Animal lover Matilda and her friends, joined by her little sister, Nicola, are painting a henhouse during a sleepover at Matilda's when Nicola discovers a stray calf.
Paperback, Simon & Schuster, 2014, ISBN13 9781442421486, ISBN10 1442421487
Paperback, Charlesbridge Pub Inc, 2006, ISBN13 9781580891530, ISBN10 1580891535
Twelve-year-old CJ struggles with her conflicting desires to continue her ballet study and please her mother or to quit ballet and finally be like all the other kids in school.
It's the seventh grade "outdoor education trip" to Lake Rescue Adventure girl Charlotte's excited; city girls Katani and Isabel are not so sure. Of course, outdoor sports are right up Avery's alley, bu...
Told in alternating voices, four friends from the same New Orleans neighborhood describe what happens to them and their community when they are separated, then reunited, as a result of Hurricane Katrin...
Quiet Emily's sociable and daring best friend, Sloane, has disappeared leaving nothing but a random list of bizarre tasks for her to complete, but with unexpected help from popular classmate Frank Port...
Paperback, Simon & Schuster, 2015, ISBN13 9781442460188, ISBN10 1442460180
Paperback, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012, ISBN13 9780547577258, ISBN10 0547577257
Charlotte's thrilled -- Sophie's on her way from Paris to meet the BSG, and Charlotte's writing a special story as a welcome gift. But is the fashionable teen who shows up at the airport the BFF Charlo...
Paperback, Simon & Schuster, 2014, ISBN13 9781442432901, ISBN10 144243290X
School and Library, Penguin Group USA, 2010, ISBN13 9780399251771, ISBN10 0399251774
Jane Roberts was the average girl next door until she and her best friend, Scarlett Harp, landed their own hit reality show, L.A. Candy. But life on camera is getting complicated. . . . When racy photo...
It's time for a new generation of readers to discover the phenomenally bestselling and beloved series, told entirely in messages and texts. With a fresh look and updated cultural references, the notori...
Jealousy and reckless competition send the Wizard, the Fairy and the Magic Chicken fleeing from hairy, bumpy and dotty monstersthey must run for their lives or learn to work together. Includes download...
Daisy comes up with a plan to bring the whole neighborhood together to help Mr. Hofmeister dig his garden.
Paradise awaits.... Now that Cheyenne's murderer has been revealed and Reed knows the truth about who's been stalking her, she's ready to leave the heartache and turmoil of last semester behind. And wh...
After her harrowing kidnapping, Reed returns to Easton to find the worst thing she can think of--Billings has been torn down. Finally, after years of controversy, the school's wealthiest female alumni ...
The price of power... After Cheyenne Martin's death, everyone at Easton Academy is struggling to recover from yet another tragedy--especially the girls of Billings Hall. With Cheyenne gone, they need t...
"On the first day of school, vivacious Amanda the Panda meets anxious Alfred the Alligator. But when Amanda decides that Alfred would be the perfect best friend for her, the difference in their tempera...
Meet the Beacon Street Girls...They're real, they're fun- they're just like you It's bad enough that Marty, the Beacon Street Girls' beloved pooch, has gone missing, but somehow the "little dude's" dis...
Follows the experiences of five animal apartment neighbors on Sprout Street who forge strong bonds of friendship despite their differences.
Four very different girls attending an elite private school form "Don't Get Mad," a secret society that takes revenge on the school's bullies, and all is working according to plan until their latest ta...
While Ballet Cat and Sparkles the Pony are trying to decide what to play, they each share an important secret.
Meet Digger and Daisy They are brother and sister. These dogs like to explore their world and see new things. Sometimes they agree with each other. Sometimes they disagree. But no matter the situation,...
A story told through nonlinear flashbacks traces a teen girl's effort to commit suicide by crashing her car into a tree, detailing the events leading up to her decision from the perspective of an unexp...
i The higher you climb, the farther you have to fall.... Reed Brennan knew being elected president of exclusive Billings Hall would change her life. What she didn't count on was being dumped by her boy...
Fifteen-year-old Val Hoffman sees her classmate Chloe as offering everything she needs and wants, even before she knows just what that involves.
Twelve-year-old Lily befriends Salma, a Hispanic girl whose migrant family is in Maine for blueberry picking season, but as a local pageant approaches, the girls are confronted with the hard truths of ...
Refusing to believe that her best friend Delia committed suicide, June is certain she was murdered and sets out to find out the truth, which is far more complicated than she ever could have imagined.
Paperback, Lectorum Pubns, 2014, ISBN13 9788468308876, ISBN10 8468308870
Curious about what fall is like in places that are not always white, Penguin and his friends fly to a pumpkin farm and bring back a surprise for Penguin's brother, Pumpkin, who couldn't come with them....
Brianna Justice is the president of her Detroit middle school's sixth grade, but she is finding the position a real headache--beside the normal troubles of being in a new school, and the sudden coldnes...
Class 507 is terrible, and one day, after a particularly disastrous science experiment, Ms. Bryce quits and walks out in the middle of class, and the school office never finds out--at first all the fif...
There are some girls who have everything... She has the right clothes, the right friends, and the right last name, but fifteen-year-old Maddie Crane sometimes feels like an outsider in her clique in th...
When third-grader Phoebe and her family are invited to visit Paris and her new friend Camille's family, she is thrilled--but when she is put off by snails on the menu, Phoebe starts to wonder if she is...
Paperback, Little Five Star, 2012, ISBN13 9781589852020, ISBN10 1589852028
Hardcover, Sterling Pub Co Inc, 2014, ISBN13 9781908973436, ISBN10 1908973439
Quiet Emily's sociable and daring best friend, Sloane, has disappeared leaving nothing but a random list of bizarre tasks for her to complete, but with unexpected help from popular classmate Frank Port...
Sock Monkey, the famous toy actor, tries to find a dance partner for the Big Celebrity Dance.
Best friends Bear and Bunny wander through the woods looking for food, singing songs, and talking about what kind of pet they might like to adopt.
Leo is a friendly house ghost--but when a family moves into his house, and tries to get rid of him, he leaves and roams the city looking for a friend.
Princess Pinecone would like a real war horse for her birthday, instead of which she gets a plump, cute pony--but sometimes cuteness can be a kind of weapon, especially in a fight with dodgeballs and s...
A warm, funny read for teens about best friends and not-so-secret Hollywood crushes Elly Pickering has a juicy secret. A secret her PR mom won't let her tell anyone because if the kids at Oldcastle Hig...
In their last summer before the big shift to high school, Cass, Jemmie, Ben, and Justin find a mysterious hat which leads them to an abandoned building with a tragic past that might just nudge open the...
During snacktime with her classmates, Evette tries to decide who she wants to invite to her birthday party.
"Maximum Ride and her broken flock roam a postapocalyptic world, searching for answers to what happened"--
Mouse has baked a special treat for Little Bird's birthday But delivering it to his friend isn't easy--not when everyone he meets along the way offers to trade something for a piece of cake. . . . New ...
After telling her dog Banana about her loose tooth and discovering that some of her friends do not believe in the Tooth Fairy, Anna makes an impulsive bet with a pesky boy who also has a loose tooth.
Hardcover, Perseus Distribution Services, 1998, ISBN13 9780789201621, ISBN10 0789201623
When a lizard hatches from an egg Leonard finds in the park, he names it Buster and keeps it as his pet, but Buster soon grows so big that he won't fit anywhere, and Leonard realizes he must set Buster...
Stranded on an iceberg on his way to America, Simon remembers his mother's parting words and lights the first candle on his menorah while praying for a miracle, which soon arrives in the form of a frie...
"A lion finds a wounded bird in his garden and decides to care for it through the winter. When spring arrives, the bird's flock returns. The bird goes off with its flock. Lion is sad. But autumn brings...
Henry Hodges is a very lonely boy until his parents decide he needs a pet that is just as special as he is.
Lara Zany promised to stop being a friendship matchmaker but when Majur, a refugee from Sudan, transfers to her school and clashes with the school bully, Chris Martin, both boys need her special skills...
I'm here. And you're there. And that's okay. But... maybe there will be a gentle wind that pulls us together. And then I'll be here and you'll be here, too. Pure, powerful and deceptively simple, bests...
Everyone knows that the M in "monster" stands for MEAN. But what happens when a monster can't be mean any more? Is he still a monster at all? One young monster's attempts to live up to his name go hila...
While selling candy apples, Red Panda worries that he will not have enough for all his friends and himself.
"As tensions rise between the English settlers and the Native peoples on Roanoke Island, twelve-year-old Alis forms an impossible friendship with a native girl named Kimi"--
"New York City middle-schooler Val teams up with a strange boy who lives in an even stranger bookshop to save her best friend who has lost her way in this story about universal friendship"--
Eight-year-old EllRay Jakes of Oak Glen Primary School is looking for a new best friend, and he decides that the best way to find one is to come up with a bunch of amazing things to do at recess--and s...
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