The Hunt for the Seventh
A haunted mansion.
Six dead children.
A garden of statues.
The Watson family moves to Stoneygate, an old coal-mining town,
to care for Kit's recently widowed grandfather. When Kit meets John
Askew, another boy whose family has both worked and died in the
mines, Askew invites Kit to join him in a game called Death.
Unfortunately, Roy's first acquaintance in Florida is Dana
Matherson, a well-known bully. Then again, if Dana hadn't been
sinking his thumbs into Roy's temples and mashing his face against
the school-bus window, Roy might never have spotted the running
boy. And the running boy is intriguing: he was running away from
the school bus, carried no books, and-here's the odd part-wore no
Al Capone Does My Shirts
Set in 1935, when guards actually lived on Alcatraz Island with
their families, Choldenko's second novel brings humor to the
complexities of family dynamics.
Fourteen-year-old Alex doubts his uncle died in an accident
after finding bullet holes in the windshield of his uncle's car. He
discovers his uncle was killed while on a top-secret mission for
the British government. Alex then finds himself in the middle of
terrorists. Now he must outsmart the people who want him dead or
every child in England will be murdered.
Stargirl. From the day she arrives at quiet Mica High in a burst
of color and sound, the hallways hum with the murmur of "Stargirl,
Stargirl." She captures Leo Borlock's heart with just one smile.
She sparks a school-spirit revolution with just one cheer.