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LaLa wakes up in a mood. A bad mood. She doesn’t know why, and she doesn’t care. Mom doesn’t let LaLa’s bad mood take her down. Instead, she seems cheerful, but why? Will Mom’s advice change LaLa’s day from horrible to wonderful?

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Untangle the amazing world of dolphins as Susan Casey shares her adventures in this informative book. Her book makes you feel like you are in the ocean exploring the underwater world with dolphins as giudes. Get your scuba gear on, dive in, and explore the wonderful world of dolphins. You are sure to learn more about the incredible species. Go explore, and have fun.

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LaLa had a bad day. A VERY bad day. She comes home, prepared to take her anger out on everyone around her. Instead, she finds that she is able to take her anger out on something else, playdough. What will she make, and what will it teach her?

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With a raw and down-to-earth narration style reminiscent of English and American folk music, author Philip Dodd translates commonly encountered emotions and experiences of humanity into nimbly observant, environmentally urgent, and thoughtfully melancholy poems compiled in the book Last Flocks of the Geese.

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Sarafina Garcia thinks that her grandmother hates her. She does not understand why her mother is so secretive about her past. It all begins with a genealogy assignment at school; all she knows is that the Garcia family is from Chihuahua, Mexico. It is up to Sara to uncover her family secrets. Mom says, “Your father is dead…don’t go digging up old bones,” and her grandmother passed away last spring.

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Olive Preiss loves to perform onstage and even signs up for a summer theater camp. There’s only one problem: her mother. Mrs. Preiss used to be a famous stage actress, but ever since Olive’s father died, she has been extra critical of her daughter. It seems like Olive can’t do anything right in her mother’s eyes. This makes her freeze up whenever she performs in front of her mom, which is exactly what happens during her theater camp audition.

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“There are days that should never be. And then, there are days that, oh, if only they could go on forever!”

That’s how Cody spends her summer vacation. Some days are great. Some days are not so great. When summer begins, Cody thinks she is going to be sent to camp again. But then camp closes, and Cody gets to spend her summer vacation at home.

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Freedom Flight by Patrick Jones is a well-written insight to the lives of those who share homes with those who have served their country. Paige's mom has finally come home from her last tour of Air Force duty. She has  been looking forward to this time when her mom could come home and her life would be back to normal. Paige's dreams of returning to her previous life are soon destroyed when she realizes that her mom is not only back but she has brought back an addiction to pain pills. The pills are no longer a pain killer but a go-to when memories of war haunt her.

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Vango lives a dangerous life. He runs through different countries across the world, avoiding the people trying to capture him. The only thing is, he doesn't know who is chasing him. He keeps moving, trying to find out the mysteries of his past. Everywhere he goes, he meets new people, unable to forget one girl in particular. Will he be able to stop running and finally find a home?

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