Paleontologist Cathy Forster travels to Madagascar in search of fossils that will further explore her research on the relationship between dinosaurs and birds.
Embodying the spirit and culture of the legendary Lakota warrior, this fictionalized biography focuses on his journey to adulthood.
During her first summer in a Florida town, Opal's yearning for her missing mother and companionship leads the young girl to her first new friend - an ugly dog with a winning smile. Newbery Honor Book.
Joey, much calmer and in control of his life since starting his "good meds," spends his summer with his out-of-control father and eccentric grandmother, trying to pitch his father's baseball team to the championships. Newbery Honor Book.
Annabelle Doll has been 8 years old for over 100 years. Being cooped up in the same dollhouse with the same people is boring - until the pink plastic Funcrafts arrive.
Fifth-grader Alex discovers that the classmate he fears as bully is nothing of the sort - in fact, he becomes a friend. With an open format and quirky, humorous illustrations, it's a perfect choice for reluctant readers.
Entertaining trivia, intriguing scandals and thought-provoking lessons embellish an overview of the presidency and the men who lead our country. Caldecott Medal Winner.
In an old coal-mining town, 13-year-old Kit meets a boy who invites him to play the game of "Death," and discovers the stories and ghosts of his child-ancestors. Printz Award Winner.