After a class trip to a floating zoo where animals are mistreated and Savannah's missing pet monkey is found in a cage, Long Island sixth-grader Griffin Bing and his band of misfits plan a rescue.
Amanda and Leo prepare to celebrate their eleventh birthday separately, but peculiar things begin to happen as the day of their birthday begins to repeat itself over and over again.
Hansel and Gretel walk out of their own story and into eight other tales, encountering witches, kindly strangers, and other helpful folk.
While spending the summer at their grandmother's Vermont inn, two siblings awaken young ghosts from the inn's distant past who refuse to "rest in peace."
Government regulations limit families to two children each, so Luke, an illegal third-born, must live his life in secret, hidden in his family's farmhouse. Until, that is, he finds Jen—another "shadow child."
Quiet young Emily and her turtle, Rufus, team up with a fellow orphan to outsmart mean Uncle Victor, who is after Emily's inheritance.
Tia Lola has been invited to teach Spanish at her niece and nephew's school. Before long, Tia Lola is organizing a Spanish treasure hunt and a "carnaval" fiesta at the school. Will Miguel be willing to join in the fun?
12-year-old Igraine wants nothing more than to be a knight. When her castle is attacked by a treacherous neighbor, Igraine has an opportunity to demonstrate her bravery.
The Grayson twins are new in town, and they decide to take turns going to school once they discover that no one seems to know they are twins. What would you do?
The story of Nubs, an Iraqi dog of war, that became friends with Marine Major Brian Dennis. The Major was relocated 70 miles away, so Nubs began a dangerous desert trek to find his friend.