The following titles are found in the J Fiction area.
Brink CADDIE WOODLAWN (1935) The adventures of an eleven-year-old tomboy growing up on the Wisconsin frontier in the mid-nineteenth century.
Britton THE TREEKEEPERS (2003) While searching for her father, Bird joins three other children in a quest to overthrow the evil Lord Rendarren.
Burnett A LITTLE PRINCESS (1987) Sara Crewe, a boarding student at Miss Minchin’s London School, is left in poverty when her father dies.
Coville THE SONG OF THE WANDERER (1999) Having jumped into the land of unicorns, Cara makes a perilous journey to bring back her grandmother, facing enemies and finding an ally.
DeClements NOTHING’S FAIR IN FIFTH GRADE (1981) A fifth grade class has trouble accepting a new student who is overweight and has serious home problems.
DeFelice WEASEL (1990) Nathan runs afoul of a renegade killer named Weasel.
Elliot FLYING SOUTH (2003) Alice learns what is important from the family gardener during the social upheaval in Virginia in 1968.
Farley THE BLACK STALLION (1947) After being shipwrecked, Alex tries to tame a horse.
Funke INKHEART (2003) Meggie learns that her father can “read” fictional characters to life when one abducts them and tries to force her father into service.
Funke THE THIEF LORD (2002) Two runaways, in Venice, get protection from the Thief Lord.
Fleischman BY THE GREAT HORN SPOON (1963) Twelve-year-old Jack and his butler have a wild adventure when they sail from Boston to California to retrieve Aunt Arabella’s fortune.
George MY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN (1988) A boy is determined to survive alone in the Catskills.
Gilson THIRTEEN WAYS TO SINK A SUB (1982) A class plans a contest to see who is the first to make their substitute teacher cry.
Haddix RUNNING OUT OF TIME (1995) It is up to Jessie to save the village from a diphtheria epidemic when she discovers that her 1840 village is actually a 1995 tourist observation site.
Hesse OUT OF THE DUST (1997) Billie Jo poetically relates the hardships of life on her family’s Oklahoma wheat farm during the Depression.
Kehret TERROR AT THE ZOO (1992) Ellen and Corey are excited about their overnight camp-out at the zoo, until they discovered an escaped convict is locked in with them.
Konigsburg FROM THE MIXED-UP FILES OF MRS. BASIL E. FRANKWEILER (1967) Claudia and her brother run away to live in a museum and plan to solve a mystery before they return home.
Konigsburg THE VIEW FROM SATURDAY (1996) A sixth-grade teacher chooses four unusual students to compete in the Academic Bowl competitio
L’Engle MEET THE AUSTINS (1960) The Austin children have nothing in common with Maggie, an orphan their family takes in.
Levine ELLA ENCHANTED (1997) A retelling of Cinderella in which Ella must obey every command given to her.
Mikaelson STRANDED (1995) Kobi, who lost a foot in an accident, becomes more self-reliant and self-confident when she rescues two stranded pilot whales.
Morey GENTLE BEN (1965) In the Alaskan wilderness, Mark befriends a bear.
Pullman COUNT KARLSTEIN (1998) A servant at Karlstein Castle must help two young girls whose uncle plans to leave them as prey for the Demon Huntsman.
Rawls WHERE THE RED FERN GROWS (1961) The story of a boy and his two hunting dogs.
Ritter THE BOY WHO SAVED BASEBALL(2003) The fate of a town rests on the outcome of a baseball game.
Ryan ESPERANZA RISING (2000) A mother and daughter are forced to leave behind their wealth in Mexico and become farm laborers in California at the time of the depression.
Sachar HOLES (1998) When Stanley is sent to a bizarre correctional facility for a crime he didn’t commit, he becomes involved in a treasure hunt that may just lift a curse from his family.
Slote THE TRADING GAME (1990) During a summer of trading baseball cards, Andy learns some important things about his father and grandfather.
Snyder THE EGYPT GAME (1967) Some children begin a game that gets them involved in a murder.
Vande Velde THERE’S A DEAD PERSON FOLLOWING MY SISTER AROUND (1999) Ted becomes intrigued when his sister receives visits from two ghosts who were former slaves.
Warner ELLIE AND THE BUNHEADS (1997) Thirteen-year-old Ellie is caught between her teenage life and her dream of being a serious ballet dancer.
Williams TITANIC CROSSINlG (1995) Albert travels with his family on the ill-fated Titanic.
Wolff BAT 6 (1998) The members of the sixth grade girls’ softball teams tell what happened during their annual game just after World War II.
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