Summary: A middle-grade summer adventure about two boys who build an awesome fort and tangle with two older bullies.
Farrar Straus Giroux
Summary: Bright, imaginative, eleven-year-old Pram lives with two aunts who run a retirement home, hiding the fact that she can talk with ghosts–but not the spirit of her mother–and after befriending Clarence, who also lost his mother, she decides to find her father in hopes he can answer her questions.
Summary: Crow Darlingson may be dead, but he still loves air hockey, bowling, and drawing. But Crow isn’t like other kids. His body parts fall off at inopportune moments. And he hasn’t been able to sleep in years. Not since waking up from death. And Crow is lonely. When Melody Plympton moves in next door, Crow finally has a chance at friendship and a shot at getting his life back from the mysterious wish-granting creature living in the park. But first there are tests to pass. And it means risking the only friend he’s had in years.
Summary: When Lana’s and Cassie’s grandparents marry each other, the girls find themselves stuck together on a crazy summer road trip that will change the course of their friendship and their lives.
Katherine Tegen Books
Summary: New Mexico middle-schooler Augie Hobble grapples with adolescence, paranormal mysteries, an overdue Creative Arts project, and heartbreaking loss while working his father’s theme park, Fairy Tale Place.
Roaring Brook Press