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Never Glue Your Friends to Chairs

Never Glue Your Friends to Chairs

When the first-graders' bee antennae would not stay on their heads and the drummers would not stay in their seats for the open house play, Roscoe decides to help by using the "don't-you-dare" glue.

Brand-New School, Brave New Ruby

Brand-New School, Brave New Ruby

When Ruby Booker starts third grade at Hope Road Academy, the same school her three illustrious older brothers attend, she tries hard to make an impression of her own.

The Stories Julian Tells

The Stories Julian Tells

Relates episodes in seven-year-old Julian's life which include getting into trouble with his younger brother Huey, planting a garden, what he did to try to grow taller, losing a tooth, and finding a new friend.

Jake Drake Know-It-All

Jake Drake Know-It-All

Jake is determined to win the third grade science fair not only for the grand prize, but to beat the annoying class know-it-alls, as well.

Agapanthus Hum and the Angel Hoot

Agapanthus Hum and the Angel Hoot

When she loses a tooth, Agapanthus discovers that she can make an angel hoot by blowing through the hole in her smile.

Nikki & Deja: Birthday Blues

Nikki & Deja: Birthday Blues

As her eighth birthday approaches, Deja's biggest concern is whether her father will attend her party, until her aunt is called away on business and a classmate schedules a "just because party" on the same afternoon.

Ghosthunters and the Incredibly Revolting Ghost

Ghosthunters and the Incredibly Revolting Ghost

A timid boy named Tom reluctantly agrees to help professional ghostbuster Hetty Hyssop dispel an IRG (Incredibly Revolting Ghost) from an old house.

Prince of Underwhere

Prince of Underwhere

When Zeke, his twin sister Stephanie, their neighbor Hector, and Hector's cat Fitz slide into the world of Underwhere, Zeke is hailed as a prince who will, according to an ancient prophecy, free the Undies from the evil UnderLord's rule by finding and destroying his throne.

Catwings

Catwings

Four young cats with wings leave the city slums in search of a safe place to live, finally meeting two children with kind hands.

Ruby Lu: Empress of Everything

Ruby Lu: Empress of Everything

After Ruby Lu's deaf cousin, Flying Duck, and her parents come from China to live with her, Ruby finds life challenging as she adjusts to her new family, tries to mend her rocky relationship with her friend Emma, and faces various adventures in summer school.

Gooney Bird Greene

Gooney Bird Greene

A most unusual new student who loves to be the center of attention entertains her teacher and fellow second graders by telling absolutely true stories about herself, including how she got her name.

Judy Moody

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.

Amelia's Notebook

Amelia's Notebook

The hand-lettered contents of a nine-year-old girl's notebook, in which she records her thoughts and feelings about moving, starting school, and dealing with her older sister, as well as keeping her old best friend and making a new one.

Junie B. First Grader: Cheater Pants

Junie B. First Grader: Cheater Pants

When her father will not let her stay up late to do her homework, first grader Junie B. copies a classmate's paper.

The Adventures of Captain Underpants

The Adventures of Captain Underpants

When George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking that he is the superhero Captain Underpants, he leads them to the lair of the nefarious Dr. Diaper, where they must defeat his evil robot henchman.

Viking It and Liking It (The Time Warp Trio)

Viking It and Liking It (The Time Warp Trio)

The Time Warp Trio find themselves in the year 1000 A.D., sailing with Lief Ericson and his evil cousin.