The following titles are found in the J Fiction area.
Atwater MR. POPPER’S PENGUINS (1938) Mr. Popper’s life is changed by the unexpected delivery of a large crate containing an Antarctic penguin.
Avi NEVER MIND (2004) Twins Meg and Edward have nothing in common, so they are shocked when Meg's hopes for popularity and Edward's schemes collide in a hilarious showdown.
Blume SUPERFUDGE (1980) Peter describes his life with his adventurous and unpredictable younger brother, known as Fudge.
Bunting NASTY STINKY SNEAKERS (1994) Colin wants to enter his sneakers into the Stinkiest Sneakers in the World Contest...but they’re missing.
Byars THE NOT-JUST-ANYBODY FAMILY (1986) The unique Blossom family includes Junior, who tries to fly, and Vern, who breaks into jail.
Cleary RAMONA THE BRAVE (1975) Six-year-old Ramona tries to cope with first grade and an unsympathetic first grade teacher.
Conford DEAR MOM, GET ME OUT OF HERE (1992) Trapped in a dreadful boarding school, Paul joins his classmates in attempting to uncover the shocking past of their headmaster, Mr. Pickles.
Cowell, C HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON (2004) The adventures of Hiccup as he tries to pass the important initiation test of his Viking clan, by catching and training a dragon.
Fitzgerald THE GREAT BRAIN (1967) J.D. describes the exploits of his older brother, Tom, who schemes for fame and fortune.
Gauthier MY LIFE AMONG THE ALIENS (1996) Two brothers wonder if their mother’s unusual cooking is the reason aliens keep showing up at their house.
Horvath, P THE PEPINS AND THEIR PROBLEMS (2004) The reader is invited to help solve the Pepin family's unusual problems, which include having a cow who creates lemonade rather than milk.
Korman WHY DID THE UNDERWEAR CROSS THE ROAD (1994) Justin is teamed up with the smartest girls in his class for the Good Deed Contest, but his ideas cause them to lose points.
Lindgren PIPPI LONGSTOCKING (1950) The adventures of a young Swedish girl without parents but with a knack for mischief.
Lowry ANASTASIA KRUPNIK (1979) Funny and misunderstood Anastasia finds her tenth year filled with highs and lows.
McKay THE EXILES (1991) When the four Conroy sisters spend the summer with their grandmother, she tries to break them of their reading habit and gets unexpected results.
McMullan, K HAVE A HOT TIME HADES (2002) A modern spin on the Greek myth of how Zeus became the Ruler of the Universe, as told by Hades, who insists that Zeus cheated.
Maguire SEVEN SPIDERS SPINNING (1994) Seven prehistoric spiders that had been trapped in ice for thousands of years bring excitement to a rural Vermont town.
Manes MAKE FOUR MILLION DOLLARS BY NEXT THURSDAY (1991) Jason follow the advice of a get-rich-quick book by the bizarre Dr. Silverfish.
Merrill THE PUSHCART WAR (1964) Truck drivers and pushcart peddlers in New York City start a war that brings the problems of traffic to the attention of the world.
Naylor BOYS START THE WAR (1993) Disgusted that a family with three girls moves into the house across the river, Wally and his three brothers declare a practical joke war on the girls.
Park SKINNYBONES (1982) Alex relies on his sense of humor to help him get along with the school braggart and get by in a hectic world.
Paulsen MOLLY MCGINTY HAS A REALLY GOOD DAY (2004) When supremely organized seventh-grader, Molly McGinty, loses the notebook she relies on to keep her life in order she spends the day in chaos.
Peck SOUP (1974) Two boys have many adventures growing up in a small Vermont town.
Pilkey THE ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS (1997) George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking he’s a superhero, and he leads them to the evil Dr. Diaper.
Pullman THE SCARECROW AND HIS SERVANT (2005) A scarecrow and his boy servant, Jack, set off on a dangerous adventure as they try to outwit the crooked Buffaloni family.
Robertson HENRY REED, INC (1958) While investigating American free enterprise for a school assignment, Henry becomes embroiled in all sorts of trouble.
Robinson THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER (1972) When the mean and nasty Herdman kids, decide they should be in the Christmas pageant, everyone is sure it will be ruined.
Rockwell HOW TO EAT FRIED WORMS (1973) In order to win a bet, Billy must eat a worm a day for fifteen days.
Sachar THERE’S A BOY IN THE GIRLS BATHROOM (1987) An unmanageable misfit learns to believe in himself when he gets to know the new school counselor, who is sort of a misfit too.
Sachar MARVIN REDPOST: kidnapped at birth? (1992) Red-haired Marvin is convinced that the reason he looks different from the rest of his family is that he is really a lost prince.
Silberberg, A POND SCUM (2005) The life of a boy who tortures bugs takes a turn when his family moves to a house protected by animals from a nearby pond who don’t want them living there.
Spinelli JACOB TWO-TWO’S FIRST SPY CASE (1995) When her family moves from their suburban home to Aunt Sally’s farm, Tooter resorts to sabotage.
Tripping TRIPPING OVER THE LUNCH LADY: and other school stories (2004)
Ware SEA MONKEY SUMMER (1996) Venola Mae Cutright, a newspaper carrier, writes letters to her best friend away at camp, the Imperial Magic Sea Monkey Company, and her boss at the newspaper.
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