Look for all titles in the Juvenile fiction (J) section. They are shelved alphabetically by author's last name.
Ages 3-8
Anna Hibiscus

DiCamillo, Kate     
Mercy Watson to the rescue
After Mercy the pig snuggles to sleep with the Watsons, all three awaken with the bed teetering on the edge of a big hole in the floor.

Hale, Shannon     
The princess in Black
Who says princesses don't wear black? When trouble raises its blue monster head, Princess Magnolia ditches her flouncy dresses and becomes the Princess in Black!

McDonald, Megan     
Stink : the incredible shrinking kid
The shortest kid in the second grade, James Moody, also known as Stink, learns all about the shortest president of the United States, James Madison, when they celebrate Presidents' Day at school.

McKay, Hilary     
Lulu and the duck in the park
Lulu, who loves animals, brings an abandoned duck egg to school, even though her teacher has banned Lulu from bringing animals to school ever again.

Milne, A A     
The complete tales & poems of Winnie-the-Pooh
Presents an unabridged collection of Winnie-the-Pooh stories and poetry featuring Christopher Robin and his friends.

Viorst, Judith     
Lulu and the brontosaurus
Lulu's parents refuse to give in when she demands a brontosaurus for her birthday and so she sets out to find her own, but while the brontosaurus she finally meets approves of pets, he does not intend to be Lulu's.

White, E B     
Charlotte's web
Wilbur, the pig, is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to be the farmer's Christmas dinner until his spider friend, Charlotte, decides to help him.

Ages 6-10
Barrows, Annie     
Ivy and Bean
When seven-year-old Bean plays a mean trick on her sister, she finds unexpected support for her antics from Ivy, the new neighbor, who is less boring than Bean first suspected.

Cameron, Ann     
Spunky tells all
Called a troublemaker by his human family, a reflective dog defends himself and then relates the family's adoption of an aristocratic but incompetent cat, who gives him a life purpose and and new way of looking at his world.

Cleary, Beverly     
The mouse and the motorcycle
A reckless young mouse named Ralph makes friends with a boy in room 215 of the Mountain View Inn and discovers the joys of motorcycling.

Dahl, Roald     
James and the giant peach
A young boy escapes from two wicked aunts and embarks on a series of adventures with six giant insects he meets inside a giant peach.

DiCamillo, Kate     
Because of Winn-Dixie
Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie.

Gaiman, Neil     
Fortunately, the milk
While picking up milk for his children's cereal, a father is abducted by aliens and finds himself on a wild adventure through time and space.

Henkes, Kevin     
The year of Billy Miller
Seven-year-old Billy Miller starts second grade with a bump on his head and a lot of worries, but by the end of the year he has developed good relationships with his teacher, his little sister, and his parents and learned many important lessons.

Himmelman, John     
Tales of Bunjitsu Bunny
Although she can throw farther, kick higher, and hit harder than anyone else at school, Isabel, aka Bunjitsu Bunny, never hurts another creature, unless she has to.

Howe, Deborah     
Bunnicula : a rabbit tale of mystery
Though scoffed at by Harold the dog, Chester the cat tries to warn his human family that their foundling baby bunny must be a vampire.

Jenkins, Emily     
Toys go out : being the adventures of a knowledgeable Stingray, a toughy little Buffalo, and someone called Plastic
Six stories relate the adventures of three best friends, who happen to be toys.

Jones, Diana Wynne     
Earwig and the witch
Although an orphan, Earwig has always enjoyed living at St. Morwald's, where she manages to make everyone do her bidding, but when she is taken in by a foster parents who are actually a witch and a demon, she has a hard time trying to turn the situation to her advantage.

King-Smith, Dick     
The mouse family Robinson
After a close call with the cat who stalks the hallways, a family of wild mice, including adventurous, young Beaumont and elderly Uncle Brown, emigrates to a more mouse-friendly house down the block.

Lindgren, Astrid     
Pippi Longstocking
Escapades of a lucky little girl who lives with a horse and a monkey--but without any parents--at the edge of a Swedish village.

Pennypacker, Sara     
While sorting through difficulties in her friendship with her neighbor Margaret, eight-year-old Clementine gains several unique hairstyles while also helping her father in his efforts to banish pigeons from the front of their apartment building.

Vail, Rachel     
Justin Case : school, drool, and other daily disasters
Relates the daily worries and problems of Justin Case as he struggles to survive third grade.

Wilder, Laura Ingalls     
Little house in the big woods
A year in the life of two young girls growing up on the Wisconsin frontier, as they help their mother with the daily chores, enjoy their father's stories and singing, and share special occasions when they get together with relatives or neighbors.

Ages 8-12
Barnett, Mac     
The terrible two
When master prankster Miles Murphy moves to sleepy Yawnee Valley, he challenges the local mystery prankster in an epic battle of tricks, but soon the two join forces to pull off the biggest prank ever seen.

Beck, W H     
Malcolm at midnight
Malcolm, a smaller than average rat, loves life at McKenna School and the secret society of classroom pets that keep children out of trouble, but when Aggy the iguana disappears Malcolm must use all of his ratty persistence to prove his innocence and save her.

Birdsall, Jeanne     
The Penderwicks : a summer tale of four sisters, two rabbits, and a very interesting boy
While vacationing with their widowed father in the Berkshire Mountains, four lovable sisters, ages four through twelve, share adventures with a local boy, much to the dismay of his snobbish mother.

DiCamillo, Kate     
Flora & Ulysses : the illuminated adventures
Rescuing a squirrel after an accident involving a vacuum cleaner, comic-reading cynic Flora Belle Buckman is astonished when the squirrel, Ulysses, demonstrates astonishing powers of strength and flight after being revived.

George, Jessica Day     
Tuesdays at the castle
Eleven-year-old Princess Celie lives with her parents, the king and queen, and her brothers and sister at Castle Glower, which adds rooms or stairways or secret passageways most every Tuesday, and when the king and queen are ambushed while travelling, it is up to Celie--the castle's favorite--with her secret knowledge of its never-ending twists and turns, to protect their home and save their kingdom.

Graff, Lisa     
A tangle of knots
"Destiny leads 11-year-old Cady to a peanut butter factory, a family of children searching for their own Talents, and a Talent Thief who will alter her life forever"--Provided by publisher. Includes cake recipes.

Holm, Jennifer L     
The fourteenth goldfish
Ellie's scientist grandfather has discovered a way to reverse aging, and consequently has turned into a teenager--which makes for complicated relationships when he moves in with Ellie and her mother, his daughter.

Ibbotson, Eva     
One dog and his boy
When lonely, ten-year-old Hal learns that his wealthy but neglectful parents only rented Fleck, the dog he always wanted, he and new friend Pippa take Fleck and four other dogs from the rental agency on a trek from London to Scotland, where Hal's grandparents live.

Juster, Norton     
The phantom tollbooth
A journey through a land where Milo learns the importance of words and numbers provide a cure for his boredom.

Klise, Kate     
Dying to meet you
In this story told mostly through letters, children's book author I. B. Grumply gets more than he bargained for when he rents a quiet place to write for the summer.

Lee, Jenny     
Elvis and the underdogs
All his life Benji, now ten, has been sickly and he has long been targeted by the school bully, but after a seizure Benji gets a therapy dog that is not only big enough to protect him, it can also talk.

Stephens, John     
The emerald atlas
Kate, Michael, and Emma have passed from one orphanage to another in the ten years since their parents disappeared to protect them, but now they learn that they have special powers, a prophesied quest to find a magical book, and a fearsome enemy.

Wood, Maryrose     
The mysterious howling
Fifteen-year-old Miss Penelope Lumley, a recent graduate of the Swanburne Academy for Poor Bright Females, is hired as governess to three young children who have been raised by wolves and must teach them to behave in a civilized manner quickly, in preparation for a Christmas ball.

Wrede, Patricia C     
Dealing with dragons
Bored with traditional palace life, a princess goes off to live with a group of dragons and soon becomes involved with fighting against some disreputable wizards who want to steal away the dragons' kingdom.

  March 2016