Main content

JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship

  • Author:
    Stewart, Arlene
    Summary:

    The members of THREADS have had an awesome summer making friendship bracelets with the patients at a local hospital. But with school starting, they are worrried they won't have time to continue their volunteer work. And with Olivia...

  • Author:
    Gutman, Dan.
    Summary:

    With more than 23 million books sold, the My Weird School series really gets kids reading! In honor of Presidents' Day, A.J. and Andrea from Ella Mentry will compete against their Dirk School rivals in the ultimate Presidents...

  • Author:
    Santini, Bertrand
    Summary:

    A very funny and cheerfully subversive chapter book about a monster who eats children-until one day he makes a friend. The Yark loves children...'ith the love of a gourmand! This hairy monster dreams of child buffets-ham of boy,...

  • Author:
    Korman, Gordon
    Summary:

    The Unteachables--the misfits, delinquents, and losers in room 117 kept isolated from the student body--never thought they'd find a teacher with a worse attitude than theirs. Then they met Mr. Kermit.

  • Author:
    Stewart, Arlene
    Summary:

    As a class klutz and all-around misfit, Olivia Jones' life is tough enough. Then her best friend Alex reveals that her family is moving all the way to Paris! How is Olivia supposed to face middle school without her BFF' But...

  • Author:
    Azam, Alec, Harris, Neil Patrick
    Summary:

    Ever since Kalagan's recent appearance in Mineral Wells, the Magic Misfits know that a showdown with the vicious magician is imminent. But first, can Ridley Larsen finally master her temper and put her magic to good use?

  • Author:
    Berk, Sheryl
    Summary:

    Sugar and spice and everything nice-that's what cupcake club girls are made of! The same can't be said for Meredith, whose favorite hobby is picking on Lexi. So when the PLC gets a cupcake order from the New England Shooting...

  • Author:
    Polak, Monique, Heinrichs, Jane
    Summary:

    Angelica just can’t help herself! In this third book in the series, Angelica, aka Jelly, is confused for a junior reporter and decides to make the most of her mistaken identity to learn what it’s like to be a real journalist. Jelly and...

  • Author:
    Kuipers, Alice
    Summary:

    Ever since her parents got divorced, Pia has worked hard to make sure everything in her life is Perfect, with a capital P. But everything keeps going wrong. She and her sister get into a fight. Pia falls down the stairs and hurts her...

  • Author:
    Humphrey, Anna
    Summary:

    "Daniel is not so sure about going to camp. There will be bugs. And uncomfortable beds. And leeches! Megabat can't WAIT to go to camp! There will be so much smooshfruit, and he loves a good sing-along. Daniel starts to think camp isn't...

  • Author:
    John, Antony
    Summary:

    Noah Savino has been in a wheelchair for months and hates being treated like he's helpless. He misses playing baseball, though not as much as he misses his dad, who died in the car accident that paralyzed Noah. He'll have to throw off...

  • Author:
    Libenson, Terri
    Summary:

    Another spot-on story of middle school drama and friendship from Terri Libenson, national bestselling author of Invisible Emmie and Positively Izzy. Friends. Frenemies. Middle school... The last day of seventh grade has Jaime and Maya...

  • Author:
    Joyce, Mere
    Summary:

    At school, Jenny Royce is bullied by Grade A Jerk Austin Parks. When Jenny and Austin end up at a March Break leadership camp together, Jenny thinks her week will be miserable. Especially once she and Austin are grouped together for the...

  • Author:
    Townsend, Jessica
    Summary:

    Morrigan Crow and her friends are scholars of the elite Wundrous Society. But a strange and frightening illness has taken hold of Nevermoor, and she must quickly find a cure for the Hollowpox.

  • Author:
    Mutinda, Danson, Walters, Eric, Dávila, Claudia
    Summary:

    ★ “This simple story of discovery, sport, and friendship is filled with likable characters and innocently joyful moments...Delightful.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred reviewKenyan orphans, Kitoo and Nigosi, spend their days studying, playing...

  • Author:
    Berk, Sheryl
    Summary:

    Fashion and friendship don't always go hand in hand... Mickey Williams is a top student at Fashion Academy of Brooklyn, the premiere school for aspiring designers. So it's no surprise when her teacher selects her to compete in...

  • Author:
    Leach, Sara, Bender, Rebecca
    Summary:

    The third title in the collection that began with USBBY Outstanding International Book Slug Days. Lauren, a third-grade student who has Autism Spectrum Disorder, takes on the challenges of sharing her best friend and persevering when a...

  • Author:
    Walters, Eric
    Summary:

    Thirteen-year-old Quinn and her friends can't believe their luck when spring break is extended an extra two weeks—even if it's because of some virus. But when the impact of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic becomes apparent, everyone, not...

  • Author:
    Cooper, Abby
    Summary:

    From the author of Sticks & Stones, a realistic middle-grade story with a dash of magic about a girl who sees other people's thoughts in bubbles above their heads. Twelve-year-old Sophie Mulvaney's world has been turned upside down...

  • Author:
    Libenson, Terri
    Summary:

    Middle school is full of challenges. Everyone knows how much brainy Bri likes the spotlight (not). So why did she ever agree to something that forces her to learn a new language, give a speech, help organize a party, and juggle drama at...

Subscribe to RSS - JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship