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BarshawEllie McDoodle: Have Pen, Will Travel
Eleven-year-old Ellie McDoodle illustrates her sketchbook with chronicles of her adventures and mishaps while camping with her family. (170 pp.)
J Barshaw
ChildClarice Bean Spells Trouble
Clarice Bean, aspiring actress and author, unsuccessfully tries to avoid getting into trouble as she attempts to help a friend in need. (189 pp.)
J Child
CooperGossip from the Girls' Room: A Blogtastic! Novel
Sixth-grader Sofia Becker writes a blog about everything she overhears in the girls' bathroom, especially mean things but comes to realized that gossip has consequences and popularity is hard to achieve. (198 pp.)
J Cooper
DraanenSecret Identity
Fifth-grader Nolan Byrd, tired of being called names by the class bully, has a secret identity--Shredderman! (138 pp.)
J Draanen
FryThe Odd Squad: Bully Bait
When his school counselor insists that he needs better socialization skills after being stuffed into a locker by a bully, middle-schooler Nick finds himself joining the school's lamest club: Safety Patrol. (214 pp.)
J Fry
GutmanMiss Daisy Is Crazy!
Miss Daisy's unusual teaching methods surprise her second grade students, especially reluctant learner A.J. (83 pp.)
J Gutman
HarkraderThe Adventures of Beanboy
Seventh-grader Tucker MacBean loves comic books, so when his favorite comic has a contest to create a sidekick, he is hopeful that he can win. (234 pp.)
J Harkrader
IgnatowThe Popularity Papers: Research for the Social Improvement and General Betterment of Lydia Goldblatt & Julie Graham-Chang
This scrapbook novel is the story of two best friends who embark on a project to study the behavior and taste of the popular girls so that they too will be in the right crowd. (204 pp.)
J Ignatow
KowittThe Loser List
When Danny gets caught trying to cross his name off the "Geek" list in the girls' bathroom, he's sent to detention. Bullies torment him mercilessly -- until they discover that Danny can draw. (213 pp.)
J Kowitt
LookAlvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things
A young boy, who loves superheroes and comes from a long line of brave Chinese farmer-warriors, wants to make friends, but first he must overcome his fear of everything. (172 pp.)
J Look
MackClueless McGee
Through a series of letters to his father, a private investigator, fifth-grader PJ "Clueless" McGee tells of his efforts to discover who stole macaroni and cheese from the school cafeteria. (238 pp.)
J Mack
MossMax's Logbook
Max's logbook of observations, drawings, experiments, and inventions reveals his feelings and the rich world of his imagination. (40 pp.)
J Moss
MossThe All-New Amelia
Hoping to impress the new girl in her class while they work together on an archeological dig project, Amelia tries to improve by giving herself a makeover and almost loses a friend in the process. (40 pp.)
J Moss
PastisMistakes Were Made
Timmy Failure is an 11 year old convinced that he is the CEO of the best detective agency in town. He operates his business from a closet with the assistance of a 1,500 pound polar bear named Total. (294 pp.)
J Pastis
PeirceBig Nate: In A Class by Himself
Supremely confident middle school student Nate Wright manages to make getting detention from every one of his teachers in the same day seem like an achievement. (214 pp.)
J Peirce
ProimosCowboy Boy
Ricky Smootz is very afraid of everything, especially Keanu Dungston, the bully who terrorizes their middle school, but with advice from his grandmother Ricky transforms himself into Cowboy Boy. (87 pp.)
J Proimos
RussellTales from A Not-So-Fabulous Life
Fourteen-year-old Nikki Maxwell writes in her diary of her struggle to be popular at her exclusive new private school. (282 pp.)
J Russell
SkyeWonkenstein: The Creature from My Closet
Twelve-year-old Rob has stuffed his closet with old laboratory experiments, unread books, and more, and when a creature emerges from that chaos causing a great deal of trouble. (224 pp.)
J Skye
VailJustin Case: School, Drool, and Other Daily Disasters
It's the start of the school year, and nothing feels right to Justin. He didn't get the teacher he wanted, he's not in the same class as his best friend, and his little sister, Elizabeth, is starting kindergarten at his school. (245 pp.)
J Vail
YoungDoodlebug: A Novel in Doodles
The hardest thing of all about the move that Doreen's family is making is that she suspects it might be because of her. Her mother gives Dodo a blank notebook, which she uses to chronicle the move and the first days in a new city. (110 pp.)
J Young

Last Updated: 3/17


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