- Linda Nesbitt
Farm Team by Will Weaver.
With his father in jail and his mother working full-time, fourteen-year-old Billy Baggs finds himself in charge of running the family farm in northern Minnesota and having to give up the thing he loves most--baseball.
Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko.
When twelve-year-old Moose moves to Alcatraz Island in 1935, he has to contend with his extraordinary new environment, life with his autistic sister, not to mention the warden's daughter!
The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin.
The mysterious death of an eccentric millionaire brings together an unlikely assortment of heirs who must uncover the circumstances of his death before they can claim their inheritance.
Holes by Louis Sachar.
As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a sense of himself
Story Time / Edward Bloor.
George and Kate are promised the best education but instead face obsessed administrators, endless tests, and evil spirits when they are transferred to Whittaker Magnet School.
London Calling / Edward Bloor.
Seventh-grader Martin Conway believes that his life is monotonous and dull until the night the antique radio he uses as a night-light transports him to the bombing of London in 1940.
Moon Window / by Jane Louise Curry.
While staying with her elderly relative at Winterbloom, Jo tries to solve the mysteries that haunt a strange old house situated in the midst of New Hampshire woods.