Georgina persuades her younger brother to help her in an elaborate scheme to get money by stealing a dog and then claiming the reward that the owners are bound to offer.
After his parents die, Jeffrey Lionel Magee's life becomes legendary, as he accomplishes athletic and other feats which awe his contemporaries.
Twelve-year-old Catherine just wants a normal life, which is near impossible when you have a brother with autism and a family that revolves around his disability. Catherine has to ask herself: What is normal, anyway?
Mibs Beaumont is turning 13, and discovers her "savvy"--a magical power unique to each member of her family--just as her father is injured in a terrible accident.
When their beloved Aunt Grace dies, Dan and Amy - along with other Cahill descendants - are faced with an unusual choice: inherit one million dollars or participate in a perilous treasure hunt.
An alley cat named Aldwyn passes himself off as a magical animal companion to a young wizard in training. Next thing they know, they are trying to save the kingdom!
Milo is a bored, bored young man who can't see the point to anything. He’s knocked out of his glum humdrum by the sudden appearance of a tollbooth in his bedroom. What ensues is a journey of mythic proportions, during which Milo encounters countless odd characters who are anything but dull.
5th-grader will stop at nothing to get himself on his favorite TV show. With stunts that range from photocopying his rear end to running onto the field in a bear suit during a professional football game, Tony takes everyone on a ride to remember.
12-year old Gratuity joins forces with a strange crew as she tries to save the world from aliens.
Fox Street means everything to Mo Wren, who is nearly eleven, and so she is very upset when a land developer offers to buy her father's house, especially since she has not yet found the fox she is sure lives in the nearby ravine.