Dahl, Roald. Danny the Champion of the World

Danny is a boy who has a great life with his father. He thinks he knows everything there is to know about his dad, until one day he learns about his father's secret life. JUV

De Jong, Meindert. The Wheel on the School

Set in Holland in a tiny fishing village, this is the story of Lina and her classmates. After doing some research for a school report, Lina is determined to lure storks back to their village as they are believed to bring good luck.

DiCamillo, Kate. Because of Winn-Dixie

Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie.

Eager, Edward. Half Magic

Faced with a dull summer in the city, Jane, Mark, Katharine, and Martha suddenly find themselves involved in a series of extraordinary adventures after Jane discovers an ordinary-looking coin that seems to grant wishes.

King-Smith, Dick. Babe, the Gallant Pig

A piglet destined for eventual butchering arrives at the farmyard, is adopted by an old sheep dog, and discovers a special secret to success.

Lawson, Robert. Rabbit Hill

New folks are coming to live in the Big House. The animals of Rabbit Hill wonder if they will plant a garden and thus be good providers.

McDonald, Megan Judy Moody

Third grader Judy Moody is in a first day of school bad mood until she gets an assignment to create a collage all about herself and begins creating her masterpiece, the Me collage.

Mills, Lauren. The Rag Coat

Minna proudly wears her new coat made of clothing scraps to school, where the other children laugh at her until she tells them the stories behind the scraps.

Scieszka, Jon. Knights of the Kitchen Table

When Joe, Fred, and Sam are sent back in time by a magic book, they find themselves face-to-face with giants, dragons, wizards, and the Knights of the Round Table.

Scieszka, Jon. Summer Reading is Killing Me

At the beginning of summer vacation Joe, Sam, and Fred find themselves trapped inside their summer reading list, involved in a battle between good and evil characters from well-known children's books.

Stilton, Geronimo. Lost Treasure of the Emerald Eye

When Geronimo's sister, Thea, discovers an old, mysterious map showing a secret treasure hidden on a faraway island, the gang of the "Rodent's gazette" is dragged into a treasure hunt.

Van Draanen, Wendelin. Secret Identity

Fifth-grader Nolan Byrd, tired of being called names by the class bully, has a secret identity--Shredderman!

Sutherland, Tui. Who Was Harry Houdini

A biography of the famous magician who was also a movie star and a pioneer pilot.