On his eighth birthday, Billy Miller wishes for something exciting to happen. None of his wishes are answered the way he expects, but he does have lots of surprises, and the final one is possibly the best one ever.
This biography tells the story of Elizebeth Friedman (1892–1980), a brilliant American code breaker who smashed Nazi spy rings, took down gangsters, and created the CIA’s first cryptology unit.
Cooper, a malamute-Great Dane puppy, finds purpose as service dog and emotional support animal to fifth-grader Burke, a boy in a wheelchair.
When Autumn becomes the secret voice of the advice column in her middle school newspaper she is faced with a dilemma—can she give fair advice to everyone, including her friends, while keeping her identity a secret?
10-year-old Jack is shocked to discover his parents are moving from their rural homestead to the boring suburbs of Chicago. Full of energy and determination, Jack devises a plan to get himself back to his beloved farmhouse forever. Only three things stand in his way: a neighbor in need, a shocking discovery, and tornado season.
Luigi has a knack for games and puzzles, but sometimes it feels like the cards are stacked against him. When a carnival arrives in town, Luigi gets the chance of a lifetime.
In August 1965, twelve-year-old Eden is excited when her cousin from Mississippi comes to visit her in Los Angeles, but their priorities and plans change when the Watts Riots erupt around them.
Ben and Nora discover through a mail-order DNA test kit that their youngest sister was adopted and must unravel a family secret.