Frankie Sparks and the Big Sled Challenge

Frankie Sparks uses her inventing skills to build the best sled ever in this third chapter book in the STEM inspired Frankie Sparks, Third-Grade Inventor series.Frankie Sparks...

Frankie Sparks and the Class Pet

Ivy and Bean meets Aliens in My Pocket in this start to a chapter book series about Frankie Sparks, a third grader who uses her love for science and math to help her solve...

Poems in the Attic

During a visit to her grandma's house, a young girl discovers a box of poems in the attic, poems written by her mother when she was growing up. Her mother's family often moved...

One Crazy Summer

Eleven-year-old Delphine and her younger sisters Vonetta and Fern travel to Oakland to meet their mother, Cecile, who abandoned their family years earlier. But even when Cecile...

Departures

Departures, from Adrienne Bellamy, has been compared to such classics as The Women of Brewster Place (RB# 93210). This novel is the tale of 10-year-old Amber, whose mother has all...

The Quickest Kid in Clarksville

Growing up in the segregated town of Clarksville, Tennessee, in the 1960s, Alta's family cannot afford to buy her new sneakers--but she still plans to attend the parade...

Frankie Sparks and the Lucky Charm

Frankie Sparks uses her inventing skills to trap a leprechaun in this fourth chapter book in the STEM inspired Frankie Sparks, Third-Grade Inventor series.Its springtime in Ms....

Frankie Sparks and the Talent Show Trick

Frankie Sparks uses her inventing skills to help her friend overcome stage fright in this second audiobook in the STEM-inspired Frankie Sparks, Third-Grade Inventor series.It's...

P.S. Be Eleven

Things are changing in the Gaither household. After soaking up a "power to the people" mind-set over the summer, Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern return to Brooklyn with a...

Feathers

Frannie doesn't know what to make of the poem she's reading in school. She hasn't thought much about hope. There are so many other things to think about. Each day, her friend...

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