30 Days Of No Gossip
by Stephanie Faris
Maddie Evans prides herself on being the gossip queen of Troy Middle School. Until the day Maddie lets slip who her best friend is crushing on--in front of her crush. So Maddie is given an ulan ultimatum: no gossip for 30 days, or twelve years of sisterhood goes down the drain.
by Nancy J. Cavanaugh
Sixth grader Abigail, assigned a different homeroom than her two best friends and made only the alternate on the pom-pom squad, learns a lot about popularity and true friendship when paired with unpopular Gabby for a year-long "Friendly Letter Assignment."
Bending Over Backwards
by Cari Simmons
Molly Larsen has a plan to avoid being friendless in her new middle school--immediately identify and befriend the IT girl--but Molly's plan isn't foolproof, and her scheme may result in her being embarrassingly branded THAT girl instead.
Has Anyone Seen Jessica Jenkins?
by Liz Kessler
Manifesting an ability to become invisible, Jessica, along with her best friend Izzy, organizes a band of fellow students who also demonstrate supernatural abilities only to be targeted by an unscrupulous adult.
Next Top Villain: a School Story
by Suzanne Selfors
Unlike her classmates, who include the daughters of Snow White, Cinderella, and Rapunzel, Duchess Swan does not have a Happily Ever After waiting for her, but maybe her class in General Villainy, taught by Mr. Badwolf, can change her destiny.
by Ann M. Martin
Struggling with Asperger's, Rose shares a bond with her beloved dog, but when the dog goes missing during a storm, Rose is forced to confront the limits of her comfort levels, even if it means leaving her routines in order to search for her pet.
Ruby Goldberg's Bright Idea
by Anna Humphrey
Ruby is determined to win the gold with her fifth-grade science fair project, a Rube Goldberg machine to help her grandfather, but the real prize turns out to be something completely unexpected.
by Joan Bauer
Feeling scared and powerless when her father's anger escalates and her parents separate, twelve-year-old Anna spends the summer with her grandmother and decides to make a difference when she sees what seems to be a girl held against her will.
The Time of the Fireflies
by Kimberley Griffiths Little
When Larissa Renaud starts receiving eerie phone calls on a disconnected phone in her family's shop, Bayou Bridge Antiques, she finds herself directed to the river bank near her house, where a cloud of fireflies take her on a journey through time to learn the secrets of her family's past--and save their future.