Posted in 2014-2015 Club, Not Mock Newbery

Shipwreck Island, by S. A. Bodeen

Shipwreck islandSummary:  Sarah Robinson is deeply troubled in the wake of her dad’s second marriage. She now has to deal with a new stepmom and two stepbrothers.   Sarah’s dad and stepmom then decide to take the whole family on a special vacation in order to break the ice and have everyone get to know one another. They’ll fly to Tahiti, charter a boat, and go sailing for a few days.  But it does not go as planned.

Feiwel and Friends

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Posted in 2012-2013 Club, Author Comments, Not Mock Newbery

Freaky Fast Frankie Joe, by Lutricia Clifton


Twelve-year-old Frankie Joe Huckaby, forced to live with the father he never knew, a stepmother, and four half-brothers in Illinois, starts a delivery service to finance his escape back to his mother in Texas, not realizing he is making a better life for himself than he ever had with her.

Holiday House