The following titles are found in the J Fiction area.
Avi THE BARN (1994) In an effort to fulfill their dying father's last request, nine-year-old Ben and his brother and sister construct a barn on their land in the Oregon Territory.
Blume TALES OF A FOURTH GRADE NOTHING (1986) Peter finds his demanding 2-year-old brother an ever increasing problem.
Byars WANTED...MUD BLOSSOM (1991) Junior Blossom decides to try his dog, Mud, for the crime of the disappearing hamster.
Christopher SHADOW OVER SECOND (1996) Nicky could break the record for the most runs-batted-in if he can overcome his superstitions and find out who’s trying to stop him.
Cleary RAMONA’S WORLD (1999) Ramona is back! Follows the adventures of nine-year-old Ramona at home with big sister Beezus and baby sister Roberta, and at school.
Codell SAHARA SPECIAL (2003) Struggling with school and her father leaving, Sahara gets help from a unique teacher who values each students uniqueness.
Conford REVENGE OF THE INCREDIBLE DR. RANCID AND HIS YOUTHFUL ASSISTANT JEFFREY (1980) Jeffrey, victim of a bully, writes a fantasy story in which he is the hero.
Cooper FRANCES AND FRIENDS (1991) A new girl threatens to come between Frances and her best friend Polly, but then Frances realizes best friends don’t have to do everything together.
Corbett THE LEMONADE TRICK (1960) A strange potion mixed by Kerby with his chemistry set has a beneficial effect on the local bully but also wreaks havoc at the Sunday School pageant.
Coville WORLD’S WORST FAIRY GODMOTHER (1996) Maybelle’s boss gives her one last chance after every other spell she casts backfires.
Creech LOVE THAT DOG (2001) A student who loves poetry writes his own inspired poem.
Creech GRANNY TORRELLI MAKES SOUP (2003) With the help of her wise grandmother, Rosie works out some problems with her best friend, Bailey, the boy next door.
Danziger AMBER BROWN GOES FOURTH (1995) Amber faces challenges when her best friend moves away and her parents divorce just as she’s entering the 4th grade.
DiCamillo BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE (2000) Many good things happen to Opal because of her big, ugly dog Winn-Dixie.
Duncan HOTEL FOR DOGS (1971) Liz and her brother must keep secret the fact that they have nine stray dogs who need homes.
Gantos JOEY PIGZA SWALLOWED THE KEY (1998) Joey has trouble controlling himself when his medication wears off. But there is hope for Joey…
Greenwald ROSY COLE’S WORST EVER, BEST YET, TOUR OF NEW YORK CITY (2003)
Rosy plans to show her cousin what is special about NYC, but things do not go as planned.
Hesse JUST JUICE (1998) Juice decides she must return to school and learn to read in order to help her families chances of surviving and keeping their house.
Howe BUNNICULA STRIKES AGAIN (1999) When Bunnicula the rabbit starts acting strangely, the Monroe dogs and cat renew their suspicions that he is a vampire.
Hurwitz ALDO PEANUT BUTTER (1990) The two dogs Aldo gets for his birthday create chaos inside the house while his parents are gone.
King-Smith THREE TERRIBLE TRINS (1994) Three mice brothers ignore the social class system in their farmhouse, befriend a lower-class mouse, and form a team to fight cats.
Lord IN THE YEAR OF THE BOAR AND JACKIE ROBINSON (1984) A Chinese child moves to Brooklyn in 1947 where she becomes Americanized by her friends and her love of baseball.
Martin BELLE TEAL(2001) Growing up in a poor family Belle faces challenges as she starts 5th grade.
Martin THE DOLL PEOPLE (2000) A family of porcelain dolls is taken aback when a family of plastic dolls moves into the doll house and doesn’t follow the “Doll Code of Honor.”
Nixon THE HOUSE HAS EYES(1996) Charles seeks help from the Casebusters when he thinks he sees eyes peering out from the walls of his new house.
Park, B. ALMOST STARRING SKINNYBONES (1988) Alex is convinced he’ll be a star when his winning entry in an essay contest leads to the making of a nationally televised commercial.
Potter OLIVIA KIDNEY (2003) As Olivia explores her new apartment building she meets many unusual characters: like ghosts, ex-pirates and talking lizards.
Robinson THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER (1972) When the six mean and nasty Herdman kids, decide they should be in the Christmas pageant, everyone is sure it will be ruined.
Shreve JOSHUA T. BATES TAKES CHARGE (1993) Joshua is worried about fitting in at school, when the new student he is supposed to be helping becomes the victim of a bully.
Spinelli LOSER (2002) Daniel doesn’t allow himself to feel down, even though others find him strange.
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