- Barbara Harris
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Everything on a Waffle by Polly Horvath.
Eleven-year-old Primrose living in a small fishing village in British
Columbia recounts her experiences and all that she learns about human
nature and the unpredictability of life in the months after her parents
are lost at sea.
Ida B : --and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly)
Save the World by Katherine Hannigan.
In Wisconsin, fourth-grader Ida B spends happy hours being home-schooled
and playing in her family's apple orchard, until her mother begins
treatment for breast cancer and her parents must sell part of the
orchard and send her to public school.
Hope Was Here by Joan Bauer.
When sixteen-year-old Hope and the aunt who has raised her move from
Brooklyn to Mulhoney, Wisconsin, to work as waitress and cook in the
Welcome Stairways diner, they become involved with the diner owner's
political campaign to oust the town's corrupt mayor.
Saffy's Angel by Hilary McKay.
After learning that she was adopted, thirteen-year-old Saffron's
relationship with her eccentric, artistic family changes, until they
help her go back to Italy where she was born to find a special momento
of her past.