My Daniel by Pam Conrad A Nebraska farm is the setting for this intriguing adventure about a teen-age boy and his amazing discovery.
Rescue Josh McGuire by Ben Mikaelsen When Josh rescues an orphaned baby cub, he flees to the mountains rather than obeying the law which demands that the animal be turned over to the authorities for laboratory testing.
Jim Ugly by Sid Fleischman Twelve-year-old Jake sets out, with his dog, to search for his father who has disappeared with some stolen diamonds.
Tails of the Bronx by Jill Pinkwater Missing cats...a haunted house...a homeless girl: neighborhood mysteries a group of street-sDealing with Dragonsmart kids combine their wits and talents to solve.
Letters from Rifka by Karen Hesse Rifka, a Russian Jew, writes unmailed letters to her cousin which recount her family's efforts to leave Russia and reach America around 1920.
Finding Buck McHenry by Alfred Slote Convinced that the school custodian is really a former star pitcher from the Negro baseball leagues, Jason tries to recruit him as his new team's coach.
The Twinkie Squad by Gordon Korman Their classmates call them the "Twinkie Squad" (the kids that don't fit in) until Douglas Fairchild arrives with his irrepressible brand of mayhem.
The Biggest Klutz in the Fifth Grade ** by Bill Wallace Winning a seemingly impossible bet to remain unhurt during the summer or having to kiss the class "Blimp," accident-prone Pat discovers there are pleasant surprises in store for the loser.
Afternoon of the Elves by Janet Taylor Lisle Nine-year-old Hillary makes friends with Sara-Kate, an eleven-year-old outcast, whose mysterious homelife includes an elf village in her back yard.
Dealing with Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede Princess Cimorene hated living in Linderware and definitely did not want to marry a boring prince. She finds the answer to her problems in a dark, damp dragon's cave.