Drive Me Crazy, by Terra Elan McVoy

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

The Forget-Me-Not Summer, by Leila Howland

Summary: Any expectation of summer fun comes crashing down when three sisters’ parents send them to Cape Cod to visit their aunt Sunny. Small-town life is not what these L.A. girls had in mind. They must adjust, however, to things like sharing a room and living without a TV. With the help of Aunt Sunny’s zany disposition and yummy brownies, though, the girls are quickly won over, and before Marigold, Zinnie, and Lily know it, they’re cracking lobster shells at clambakes, making new friends, and even organizing a local talent show.

Harper Collins

Kate Walden Directs: Bride of Slug Man, by Julie Mata

Summary: A budding middle school movie director juggles her second feature film and her very first crush.

Disney Hyperion

Watch the Sky, by Kirsten Hubbard

Summary: The signs are everywhere, acccording to Jory’s stepfather, Caleb. The end is coming, and they must be prepared. School is Jory’s only escape from Caleb’s tight grasp, and with the help of new friends, he begins to explore a world beyond his family’s desert ranch.

Disney Hyperion

Best Friend Next Door, by Carolyn Backler

Summary: This story of a friendship between two girls has honesty and charm. While Hannah and Emme are alike in so many ways, they’re also different in some wrong ways, too. Is this the perfect friendship . . . or a recipe for disaster?




Honey, by Sarah Weeks

Summary: When she suspects that her father has a girlfriend, Melody and her best friend are determined to figure out who it is and why it is a secret.


Find it at WCPL

Wish Girl, by Nikki Loftin

Summary:  Twelve-year-old Peter has never felt at home with his noisy family, but begins to find the strength to live and to be himself when he discovers a special valley in the Texas Hill Country and meets Annie, a girl dying of cancer who knows and accepts him from the start.


Find it at WCPL


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