- Rhonda Belyea
The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett.
A young witch-to-be named Tiffany teams up with the Wee Free Men, a clan of six-inch-high blue men, to rescue her baby brother and ward off a sinister invasion from Fairyland.
Out Standing in my Field by Patrick Jennings.
Although fifth-grader Ty Cutter is named after baseball great Ty Cobb, he is the worst player on the Brewer's team--which happens to be coached by his overly-competitive father.
How Angel Peterson Got His Name: And Other Tales of Extreme Sports by
Author Gary Paulsen relates tales from his youth in a small town in
northwestern Minnesota in the late 1940s and early 1950s, such as skiing behind a souped-up car and imitating daredevil Evel Knievel.
Everything on a Waffle by Polly Horvath.
Primrose Squarp's parents go out on a boat in a storm one day and don't come back. She's sure they'll return one day, but she's having a hard time convincing the people of Coal Harbor!