More Than Anything Else. xz
When Booker T. Washington was 9, what he wanted most was to be able to read.
Train to Somewhere. xz
Marianne, an orphan in 1877, rides the train west, hoping to find a family.
The Chocolate Touch. x
What if everything that touched your lips turned to chocolate?
The Dog that Pitched A No-Hitter.* x
Mike's telepathic dog sends him signals on the pitcher's mound.
Ramona’s World.* x
Ramona thinks 4th grade will be the best year ever.
Insectlopedia. x811 F635-3
Paintings and poems bring these insects to life.
And Then What Happened, Paul Revere?* x
The thrilling adventures and narrow escapes of the famous Midnight Ride.
Heide, Florence Parry.
Sami and The Time of The Troubles. xz
For Sami, who is ten and lives in Beirut, war is part of everyday life.
Heide, Florence Parry.
Oh Grow Up! Poems to Help You Survive Parents, Chores, School and Other Afflictions. x811 H465-1
Funny advice about braces, hand-me-downs, thank you letters, and other problems.
The Bone Detectives. x364 J12
They solve crimes and uncover mysteries of the dead.
Harvesting Hope. x92 C512Kr
As a boy, Cesar Chavez had to attend 35 schools. When he grew up he changed the world.
The Tales of Uncle Remus: The Adventures of Brer Rabbit.* x398 L642-1
The famous old stories, updated for modern kids.
The Rough-Face Girl. x398 M382-1
A Cinderella story from the Algonquin nation.
The Adventures of Captain Underpants.* x
The world’s meanest principal is hypnotized into thinking he is a Superhero, Captain Underpants.
Bill Pickett, Rodeo-Ridin' Cowboy. x92 P597Pi
The true story of a fearless African American who wrestled steers -- the greatest sweat-and-dirt cowhand ever.
Addy Learns A Lesson: A School Story.* x
Addy and her mother, fugitive slaves, arrive in Philadelphia, where Addy learns about true friendship.
Reneaux, J. J.
Why Alligator Hates Dog. x398 R399
Alligator is king of the swamps, so he doesn't like it when dog tricks him.
Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman. x92 T885Sc
The true story of Minty, a slave who dreams of escape in the 1820s.
The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales. x
Very silly versions of “The Gingerbread Man” and other favorite stories.
Mary on Horseback. x
Adventures of a real nurse who spent her life helping poor people in the mountains.
* - Part of a great series by this author