Comfort Snowberger is well acquainted with death since her family runs the funeral parlor in their small southern town, but even so the ten-year-old is unprepared for the series of heart-wrenching events that begins on the first day of Easter vacation with the sudden death of her beloved great-uncle Edisto.Ten-year-old Comfort Snowberger finds herself unprepared for the series of heart-wrenching events that begins on the first day of Easter vacation with the sudden death of her beloved Great-uncle Edisto.
In the future, most people will have a Feed chip implanted in their heads that connects everyone to an evolved version of the Internet — at the cost of even basic privacy. During spring break on the moon, Titus and Violet meet and build a relationship when their Feeds are hacked.
In a series of journal entries, eleven-year-old child prodigy Millicent Min records her struggles to learn to play volleyball, tutor her enemy, deal with her grandmother's departure, and make friends over the course of a tumultuous summer.
Set in a rural farm town in 1904, Russell is hopeful that they will close the school down now that their teacher has died, but when a replacement is named and it is Russell's sister, the two know that they are going to have quite an eventful year together as Russell tries to sabotage her plans at every turn. An ALA Notable Book & Best Book for Young Adults. Reprint.
Finding herself in the midst of a series of strange time warps at her home, Tanglewreck, eleven-year-old Silver comes to discover that the Timekeeper, an ancient tool for controlling time, is hidden somewhere within the house and so now she must locate it in order to keep it safe and out of the hands of those that would wish to do the world great harm. Reprint.
A mouse named Wemberly, who worries about everything, finds that she has a whole list of things to worry about when she faces the first day of nursery school. By the creator of Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse. 250,000 first printing. BOMC Main.
Simple text and expressive photographs demonstrate how guardian dogs—in breeds imported from Europe—are raised with sheep and instinctively know that there job is to protect the herd from predatory animals among the Rocky Mountains.
When transfer student Jane is forced to move from the big city to suburbia, she thinks that her life is over until she meets three other girls named Jane who decide to form a secret art gang and turn the town and high school upside down.