Friendship--and trains!--take center stage in this gentle, inviting story about paying attention to other people's feelings.
In this perfectly pitched novel-in-letters, autistic eleven-year-old Vivy Cohen won't let anything stop her from playing baseball--not when she has a major-league star as her pen pal.
Vivy Cohen is determined. She's had enough of playing catch in the park. She's ready to pitch for a real baseball team.
"This is my ocean," the young girl begins as she heads over the dunes with her mother. Then, as they pass the whole day at the seaside, she lyrically describes her ocean in simple, sensory detail.
Deaf author and librarian Ann Clare LeZotte weaves a riveting Own Voices story inspired by the true history of a thriving deaf community on Martha's Vineyard in the early 19th century.
* "A must-read." -- Kirkus Review, starred review
$16.99ISBN: 9781338306095Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Scholastic Press - April 7th, 2020
Can a lost girl save a found dog? Find out in this unforgettable story about discovering true friendship, finding home, and the possibilities of forgiveness.$16.99ISBN: 9780807580264Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Albert Whitman & Company - April 1st, 2020
Holly loves doing experiments and learning new things in science class But when she finds out the next experience is making slime, she's worried. Slime is made with glue, and glue is sticky.$7.99ISBN: 9780062491459Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Katherine Tegen Books - January 7th, 2020
From the critically acclaimed author of Waiting for Normal and All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook, Leslie Connor, comes a deeply poignant and beautifully crafted story about self-reliance, redemption, and hope. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling.$17.99ISBN: 9781338608915Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Scholastic Press - March 3rd, 2020A coming-of-age story about learning to celebrate yourself -- and teaching the world to recognize you, too -- perfect for fans of R. J. Palacio's Wonder!$16.99ISBN: 9781524717391Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Knopf Books for Young Readers - February 4th, 2020
A shift in perspective can change everything.
This brilliant new novel from the author of The Seventh Most Important Thing celebrates kids who see the world a little differently.$16.99ISBN: 9781984852205Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Wendy Lamb Books - April 21st, 2020
"With warmth and humor, Kim Baker conjures a magical tale of finding the most elusive creature of all: one's true self." --Kirby Larson, author of the New York Times bestseller and Newbery Honor winner Hattie Big Sky and the Audacity Jones series$17.99ISBN: 9780451479457Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Viking Books for Young Readers - March 24th, 2020
Rachel Vail's powerful middle-grade novel proves once again that no one does tween better than she does!$16.99ISBN: 9780374313197Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - March 31st, 2020
From debut author Sarah Allen comes a pitch-perfect, heartwarming middle grade novel about growing up, finding yourself, and loving people with everything you’re made of.