Children’s Fiction

The Wednesday Wars

The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt Gary D. Schmidt was awarded a Newbery Honor in 2008 for The Wednesday Wars, the story of seventh grader Holling Hoodhood from suburban Long Island in 1967 who is stuck spending his Wednesday afternoons with his teacher Mrs. Baker… who is clearly trying to kill him with Shakespeare. […]

Walk Two Moons

Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech As Sal entertains her grandparents with Phoebe’s outrageous story, her own story begins to unfold – the story of a thirteen-year-old girl whose only wish is to be reunited with her missing mother. In her own award-winning style, Sharon Creech intricately weaves together two tales, one funny, one bittersweet, […]

The Little Red Hen (Little Golden Book)

The Little Red Hen (Little Golden Book) by J.P. Miller Beloved illustrator J. P. Miller’s graphic, colorful farm animals seem to jump right off the page – but they aren’t jumping to help the Little Red Hen plant her wheat! Young children will learn a valuable lesson about teamwork from this funny, favorite folktale. Click […]