A twelve-year-old New York City girl tries to make sense of a series of mysterious notes received from an anonymous source that seems to defy the laws of time and space.
The lives of the “Weird Watsons,” an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963.
Twelve-year-old Paul, who lives in the shadow of his football hero brother Erik, slowly begins to remember the incident that damaged his eyesight.
Sixth-grader Tommy and his friends describe their interactions with a paper finger puppet of Yoda, worn by their weird classmate Dwight, as they try to figure out whether or not the puppet can really predict the future.
Nick’s class goes on a field trip to the Florida Everglades, but when there is a fire and his teacher disappears, he discovers evil villains who have a scheme to make money at the expense of the environment.
Twelve-year-old Derek is not a reader. His assignment to read three books over the summer stinks. But then something that he wants to read catches Derek’s eye. Why does it make his mom so nervous?
An aviator whose plane is forced down in the Sahara Desert encounters a little prince from a small planet who relates his adventures in seeking the secret of what is important in life.
16-year-old Robbie is happy to get a job fishing off southeastern Alaska, but finds himself in danger when he discovers that his mysterious captain is searching for more than just fish!
Things get out of hand for a twelve-year-old boy when a neighbor convinces him to expand his summer lawn mowing business.
In 1841, rescued by an American whaler after a terrible shipwreck leaves him and his four companions castaways on a remote island, fourteen-year-old Manjiro, who dreams of becoming a samurai, learns new laws and customs as he becomes the first Japanese person to set foot in the United States.