Fiction

  • Author:
    Korman, Gordon
    Summary:

    After a class trip to a floating zoo where animals are mistreated and Savannah's missing pet monkey is found in a cage, Long Island sixth-grader Griffin Bing and his band of misfits plan a rescue.

  • Author:
    Murguia, Bethanie Deeney
    Summary:

    As their mother counts down the time, Zoe and her sister Addie hurry to complete their game of chase in an imaginary jungle.

  • Author:
    Lee, Fonda
    Summary:

    A rising star in the weightless combat sport of zeroboxing, Carr “the Raptor” Luka dreams of winning the championship title. But when he discovers a far-reaching criminal scheme, he becomes the keeper of a devastating secret.

  • Author:
    MacKenzie, Ross
    Summary:

    Eleven-year-old Zac follows his grandmother into the magical world of dreams called Nocturne, where Dream Pirates led by Shadow are spreading dark magic that creates nightmares, and it is up to Zac and new friends to foil the evil plan...

  • Author:
    Voigt, Cynthia
    Summary:

    Fredle, a young mouse cast out of his home, faces dangers and predators outside, makes some important discoveries and allies, and learns the meaning of freedom as he struggles to return home.

  • Author:
    Fitzpatrick, Jamie
    Summary:

    Derek is forty-one years old. His girlfriend has just left him, his father, a local DJ, is about to go to court, and his rec hockey team is up in arms about a TV reporter's attempts to glorify their weekly games. When Derek's half-...

  • Author:
    Barwin, Gary
    Summary:

    Set in the years around 1492, Yiddish for Pirates recounts the compelling story of Moishe, a Bar Mitzvah boy who leaves home to join a ship's crew, where he meets Aaron, the polyglot parrot who becomes his near-constant companion...

  • Author:
    Roy, Jennifer Rozines
    Summary:

    From 1939, when Syvia is four and a half years old, to 1945 when she has just turned ten, a Jewish girl and her family struggle to survive in Poland's Lodz ghetto during the Nazi occupation.

  • Author:
    Rhodes, Jewell Parker
    Summary:

    Medical doctor Marie Levant--descendant of the legendary Voodoo Queen Mari Laveau--is tired of seeing blood-drained corpses arrive at the hospital each night, and tired of being haunted by their ghosts. To protect herself and her loved...

  • Author:
    Doctorow, E.L.
    Summary:
  • Author:
    Le Guin, Ursula K.
    Summary:

    After being rescued by a flying cat, Alexander the cat decides to make good on a promise to do wonderful things.

  • Author:
    Wardlaw, Lee
    Summary:

    A cat arrives at a shelter, arranges to go home with a good family, and settles in with them, all the while letting them know who is boss and, finally, sharing his real name.

  • Author:
    Shaykh, Ḥanān
    Summary:

    A powerful and moving novel, by one of the Arab world's leading novelists, about four women coping with the insular, oppressive society of an unnamed desert state.

  • Author:
    Pierce, Tamora
    Summary:

    With the help of her animal friends, Daine fights to save the kingdom of Tortall from ambitious mortals and dangerous immortals.

  • Author:
    Seabrooke, Brenda
    Summary:

    When Wilfong the wolf fails to blow down the house of the Pygg brothers, he stays outside their door all winter learning their games and listening to their jokes and stories, but although he claims to be reformed, the pigs are reluctant...

  • Author:
    Lubar, David
    Summary:

    Eighth grader Mercer, whose passion is the fantasy role-playing game Wizards of the Warrior World, hopes to use a fund raiser to bring a gaming convention to his middle school, but instead he attracts four genuine wizards who are...

  • Author:
    Block, Francesca Lia
    Summary:

    Witch Baby comes to live with Weetzie Bat and My-Secret-Agent-Lover-Man and has wild adventures in Los Angeles as she tries to understand where she belongs.

  • Author:
    Shoup, Barbara
    Summary:

    A high school senior tries to cope with the shifting patterns of his life while struggling to come to terms with his parents' divorce, his best friend's sudden departure, his mother's remarriage, and his father's...

  • Author:
    Locke, John
    Summary:

    Be careful what you wish for! When Buddy Pancake and his drinking buddies stumble across the Wish List website, they jokingly post their "impossible" wishes. Imagine their surprise when, one by one, the wishes start coming...

  • Author:
    O'Connor, Flannery
    Summary:

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Fiction