Mo LoBeau and her best friend Dale are at the heart of this southern mystery. They team up to get to the bottom of the death of local grouch and penny pincher, Mr. Jesse. Too bad Dale is a prime suspect. With a cast of colorful characters, Three Times Lucky, by Sheila Turnage will be a pleasure for fans of laugh-out-loud funny stories and mysteries.
If you like fast-paced adventures set in the west, you will love The Case of the Deadly Desperados by Caroline Lawrence. Even if you don't love fast paced fast-paced adventures set in the west, you should read this book anyway. 12 year old P.K.'s parents have been murdered and he finds himself on the run from Whittlin' Walt and his two pards. I am not going to tell you why P.K.
How do you blend in when you were born to stand out? This is the problem facing ten-year-old August Pullman. Auggie was born with several syndromes that cause him to look very different from other kids. And now he is beginning middle school, after being homeschooled his whole life. How will Auggie deal with this big life change? Read this story about friendship, kindness and growing up to find out.
Jack Gantos' Newbery winner for 2012, Dead End in Norvelt, is a fun read about life in Pennsylvania in the 1960s with mysterious dead bodies, girl scout cookies and Hells Angels! Be sure to give it a chance, you'll be glad you did.