Novels for the middle school/junior high reader. Reporters are our youth "Treasures in the Cove" reporters.
"Rosie's best friend Bailey is blind. Her Granny Torrelli makes Rosie feel better when she is really confused and feels like she hates Bailey. Will she ever understand?" Reporter Mary Kate B.
Ruby Lavender and Melba Jane are definitely not friends; but they share a common incident which has caused each child to react in her own special way. This is a beautiful look at granddaughter and grandmother relationships as well as a book on how to deal with grief.
14 year old "Andy Galloway [is] on his last day of a kayaking trip in Alaska, when he decides to sneak out to find the place where his father died. Unfortunately his kayak tips over and he finds himself on a small island." "Andy is alone; alone in the wilderness. Or is he?" Reporters Cameron P, Ryan B
Ages 8-10. "A new girl shows up at Watertown Elementary School...Gooney Bird Greene. The teacher decides they are going to discuss stories. She says to pick a character. They pick Gooney Bird. She tells stories, one every day. She tells about how she got her name and where she grew up." Reporter Alyssa H.
"Spooks everywhere are losing homes and a young boy without a family befriends them and decides to help." "Rick takes his cause to #10 Downing Street, but the Prime Minister's solution throws the ghosts into the care of an evil Scottish lord." "Will Rick be able to save the ghosts? You'll have to read the book to find out." Reporters Meghan C, Kris H, Kim S