Night of the Howling Dogs

   Night of the Howling Dogs by Graham Salisbury

Dylan's scout troop goes camping in Halape, a remote spot below the volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii. The only thing wrong with the weekend on a beautiful, peaceful beach is Louie, a tough older boy. Louie and Dylan just can't get along.


Deep and Dark and Dangerous

   Deep and Dark and Dangerous by Mary Downing Hahn



   Rules by Cynthia Lord

A heartfelt and witty debut about feeling different and finding acceptance--beyond the rules.


A Wrinkle in Time

   A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger.


The Seer of Shadows

   The Seer of Shadows by Avi

Newbery Medalist Avi weaves one of his most suspenseful and scary tales--about a ghost who has to be seen to be believed and must be kept from carrying out a horrifying revenge.


Stolen Children

   Stolen Children by Peg Kehret


Double Identity

   Double Identity by Margaret Peterson Haddix


Love, Aubrey

   Love, Aubrey by Suzanne LaFleur

"I had everything I needed to run a household: a house, food, and a new family. From now on it would just be me and Sammy–the two of us, and no one else."


Because of Winn-Dixie

   Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo


Half Upon a Time

   Half Upon a Time by James Riley