Since you enjoyed 13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson, I am sending you a list of titles of books that I hope you will like as well.
Schooled by Gordon Korman.
Homeschooled by his hippie grandmother, Capricorn (Cap) Anderson has never watched television, tasted a pizza, or even heard of a wedgie. But when his grandmother lands in the hospital, Cap is forced to move in with a guidance counselor and attend the local middle school. While Cap knows a lot about tie-dyeing and Zen Buddhism, no education could prepare him for the politics of public school
Since you enjoyed Bloomability by Sharon Creech, and also books by Libba Bray, I have sent along a list of books that I hope you will enjoy just as much. Thank you for letting us know why you liked particular books as this helps us to make selections for you.
Did you know that A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray is the first in a series? The second book is Rebel Angels and the third is The Sweet Far Thing. You might want to check those books out as well.
The Ruby in the Smoke / by Philip Pullman.
Thanks again for your Book Match request. Since you enjoy the diary
format of the Lucy Rose books by Katy Kelly, I have chosen some other
books that I hope you will enjoy just as much.
Rachel's Journal : the story of a pioneer girl / by Marissa Moss.
In her journal, Rachel chronicles her family's adventures traveling by covered wagon on the Oregon Trail in 1850.
My Stories by Hildy Calpurnia Rose / by Dale Gottlieb.
A young girl keeps a journal about the people and events in her life.
If you like the Dragon Slayer's Academy series by Kate McMullan, here are some other dragon/fantasy books you may enjoy:
Three Tales of my Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett.
My Father's Dragon -- Elmer and the Dragon -- The Dragons of Blueland.
A compilation of three tales which relate the fantastic adventures of
Elmer Elevator and a baby flying dragon named Boris.
The Dragon of Doom by Bruce Coville.
If you liked Fancy Nancy by Jane O'Connor, here are some other titles I hope you will like just as much:
Fancy Nancy and the Posh Puppy by Jane O'Connor.
Nancy wants to adopt a special puppy so that she is no longer the only fancy member of her family, but after a day of puppysitting a papillon, she realizes that being fancy is not always the most important thing.
Annie and Snowball and the Dress-up Birthday : the first book of their adventures / Cynthia Rylant.
Since you enjoyed My Little Sister Ate One Hare by Bill Grossman, I am sending you a list of titles that I hope you will like just as much.
Duck in the Truck by Jez Alborough.
When Duck gets his truck stuck in the muck, he needs some help to get it out.
Over in the Meadow by John Langstaff.
A presentation of an old counting rhyme about meadow animals and their activities. A page of music is included.
Since you enjoy The Magic Tree House series, I am sending you a list of
other books I hope you will like just as much.
I, Freddy/by Reiche, Dietlof.
Book #1 in the Golden Hamster Saga
Rex/by Gould, Robert.
Time Soldiers series ; bk. 1
"Do you have what it takes to be a time soldier? Are you up for the
adventure? Do you dare?"
Thanks again for your Book Match request. I like Junie B. Jones, too!
You might enjoy reading Judy Moody books by Megan McDonald and
Ramona books by Beverly Cleary. The main character of both of these
series is a girl who gets into all kinds of trouble and fun just like Junie B.!
Lena Gonzalez Berrios, youth services manager
Porter Branch, Central Rappahannock Regional Library
Since you enjoyed Now We Are Six by A.A. Milne, I am including among the list of funny books, some humorous poetry as well. I hope you find some books that you will enjoy.
Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb by Al Perkins. Rhyming text describes what
can be done on a drum with hand, fingers, and thumb.
Cat Is Back At Bat by John Stadler. Fourteen rhymed verses describe
funny animals, for example, "A big pig tries a wig" and "A snake tries
to bake a cake."