Grow Up Messy! is about a little girl named Misry whom everyone has nicknamed Messy, as she usually makes a mess out of things. Misry lives in India where her father is a soldier. A few things that cause messes are that she tries to prove she is as good as the older kids, swim on her own, fight on the bus, and defend herself by spitting! With the help of her mom, dad, aunt, and principal, she learns how to grow up – but not messy!
In the eleventh wonderful installment of Ivy and Bean, Ivy’s classmate, Vanessa, says that almost all only children are spoiled. Ivy doesn’t have any siblings, and she’s determined to prove to Vanessa, Bean, the entire classroom, and to herself that she is NOT spoiled. With the help of Bean, she decides to try out several crazy plans to show that she is a perfectly fine, nice child. Unfortunately, not many of their plans work out as they hope.
True Blue Forever is a satisfying end to Joyce Scarbrough's True Blue Trilogy. It's 1980 - their senior year of high school! Mickey and Wade have come to acceptable terms with each other and Jeana. Even Billy Joe finds a girl who can put up with him. Only days after life begins to be perfect for the foursome, tragedy strikes. Jeana's world is flipped upside down and she starts having to make the hardest decisions of her life. Will she make the right choice? Can Billy Joe keep the one girl who has put up with him better than Jeana? Find out in this book.
A Bridge in the Forest is a book following Lily Kingman and her magical story. Lily thinks she is a normal girl living a normal life. Little does she know that her life will soon change in unimaginable ways. Lily has an elderly friend, Mrs. Rose Beth, who tells the best stories. One day, Mrs. Rose Beth tells her a story about a Ninatlee flower that blooms on the Kelyart plant. Lily promises Mrs.
The Cape: Overdrive is a book following the adventures of Paladin, Blurr, and Thief in their pursuit of saving the world. The Capes must save the world from falling into a massive war when an asteroid worth a quintillion dollars is spotted in outer space, set on a course for Earth. Everyone wants to possess the asteroid, including all the evil Super-Normals. Whoever possesses even a small fraction of this asteroid will become the richest person (or country) in the world.
Master Diplexito and Mr. Scant: The Shanghai Incident by Bryan Methods is set mostly in Shanghai, China. Mr. Scant’s brother, Uncle Reggie, believes his daughter, Miss Gaunt, has gone missing. Master Diplexito and Mr. Scant go to Shanghai to find her, while Uncle Reggie recovers from a bullet wound. While in Shanghai, Diplexito and Scant get caught up in an evil plot by the Star and Stone Association to start a civil war in China. Their adventure finally leads them to find Miss Gaunt, and together they try to foil the plot to start a civil war.
Rosetown by Cynthia Rylant, a novel centered on the adventures of 9-year-old Flora, a recent transplant to Rosetown, Indiana, captured my attention from the first page and held it until the end. The book chronicles Flora's adjustment to a new town, the flourishing friendship with Yury, and the excitement of beginning 4th grade. But Flora's transition to Rosetown is complicated by her parents' recent divorce and her insecurities of being new in town.
In The Bolds To The Rescue, the Bolds are a family of hyenas who pose as humans. Other animals, including horses, sheep, a crocodile, and a poodle, ask the Bolds to help them learn to pose as humans too by teaching them to walk on their hind legs and eat properly (the other animals were having trouble learning to eat properly, which was a funny part of the book).