In Jennifer L. Holm's New York Times bestselling, Newbery Honor winning middle grade historical fiction novel, life isn't like the movies. But then again, 11-year-old Turtle is no Shirley Temple
"Like A Wrinkle in Time (Miranda's favorite book), When You Reach Me far surpasses the usual whodunit or sci-fi adventure to become an incandescent exploration of 'life, death, and the beauty of it all.'" —The Washington Post
A Mississippi town in 1964 gets riled when tempers flare at the segregated public pool.
As much as Gloriana June Hemphill, or Glory as everyone knows her, wants to turn twelve, there are times when Glory wishes she could turn back the clock a year. Jesslyn, her sister and former confidante, no longer has the time of day for her now that she’ll be entering high school.For price, please email Orders@booksandbooks.comISBN: 9780385752480Availability: NOPublished: David Fickling Books - June 12th, 2012
A boy and a bear go to sea, equipped with a suitcase, a comic book, and a ukulele. The bear assures the boy that they are traveling a short distance and it really shouldn't take very long. But then they encounter "unforeseeable anomalies": turbulent stormy seas! a terrifying sea monster! and the rank remains of The Very Last Sandwich.$17.99ISBN: 9780763632649Availability: Here-ish (takes 3-7 days to reach a store, or 1-5 to ship to you)Published: Candlewick - September 25th, 2012
Hoist the Jolly Robin! Fly with a swashbuckling crew as they soar through the air — and evade danger on the ground — in search of treasure and lofty adventure.$16.00ISBN: 9780618750436Availability: Here-ish (takes 3-7 days to reach a store, or 1-5 to ship to you)Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 23rd, 2007
For a full hour, he poured lemonade. The world is a thirsty place, he thought as he nearly emptied his fourth pitcher of the day. And I am the Lemonade King.
Fourth-grader Evan Treski is people-smart. He’s good at talking with people, even grownups. His younger sister, Jessie, on the other hand, is math-smart, but not especially good with people.$15.99ISBN: 9780399241987Availability: Here-ish (takes 3-7 days to reach a store, or 1-5 to ship to you)Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - February 2nd, 2004
The first in the series about everyone's favorite classroom pet!$6.99ISBN: 9781416903345Availability: Here in MiamiPublished: Aladdin - July 2005
Could your teacher be an alien? Do your research with this bestselling, hilarious sci-fi favorite from the author who inspired Christopher Paolini’s Eragon series.
Sixth grade is just out of this world!
Susan Simmons can tell that her new substitute teacher is really weird.$13.95ISBN: 9781419701948Availability: Here-ish (takes 3-7 days to reach a store, or 1-5 to ship to you)Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 2012