by Lisi Harrison Year Published: Average
Want to read great books about popular girls that are often loved by some and hated by others? This series of books follows a group of best friends through their tantalizing adventures in school, extracurricular activities, and of course boys!
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by Phoebe Stone Year Published: AverageThe 6th grade soccer star, Conrad Parker Smith, is not just good at soccer he is them ost popular boy in his town! Jessie Lou Ferguson is the complete opposite, she sits alone and is a classic tomboy of their small southern town. Jessie Lou is interested in Conrad, however Conrad does not even know Jessie exists until the teacher instructs Jessie Lou to help Conrad. Conrad's popularity takes a turn when he has a leg injury, his old friends seem to be dropping him on the side while Jessie Lou waits for him. Will Conrad and Jessie become friends or will Conrad go back to being the most popular boy when his leg heals? by Caroline B. Cooney Year Published: Challenging
A summer tale of a family who is less than perfect visiting their perfect relatives. Shelley, fifteen, tells her tale of her mother leaving their family to live in France and then her father remarrying. The Preffyns, the perfect relatives, are constantly pointing out why Shelley and her family are not perfect. However is the Preffyn's world truly perfect? Is Shelley's world truly that unperfect? A comical tale of family and summertime fun!
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by Mike Lupica Year Published: ChallengingMichael Arroyo is a Cuban immigrant living minutes from Yankee stadium in New York City. It has been Michael's lifelong dream to see the inside of Yankee stadium as he is an outstanding little league pitcher. Unfortunately, there are several people who want to hold Michael back from his dream and back from baseball. A suspenseful and delightful book for anyone...you don't even need to understand the game of baseball!Note: This book is available in our Library. by Mike Lupica Year Published: AverageFollow Molly Parker as her life takes several changes, she has recently lost her mom to cancer and has moved in to a new home. Her best friend, Sam, is consistently there for her and they devise a plan for Molly to meet her real father, who is a famous Celtics basketball player. Will he believe her? Will she even be able to tell him? A great book of friendship, love, heartache, and perseverance.Note: This book is available in our Library. by Jen Calonita Year Published: AverageTake a peek into the life of a teenage Hollywood star, Kaitlin! Kaitlin's story includes the secrets of life in Hollywood while dealing with the pressure of being on a popular television show. Not to mention the troubles Kaitlin has with her co-star, Sky Mackenzie, her family, and of course boys! A terrific read! by Jen Calonita Year Published: AverageA terrific sequel to "Secrets of my Hollywood Life!" This book starts back up with Kaitlin being on the set of her new untitled Hutch Adams film. Life could not be better for Kaitlin, she has the role of a lifetime, a great boyfriend, Austin, and is very happy. Quickly things change as she meets her two co-hosts in the movie...will these co-hosts be civil, can she finish the movie? Another great book with ups and downs and all the Hollywood secrets any young star could want!Note: This book is available in our Library. by Gordon Korman Year Published: AverageAnother great book from GCMS favorite author, Gordon Korman. This is an amusing book about 6th grade featuring two boys who take pleasure in nicknaming the students and teacher of their school. These best friends and the rest of the student body are highly amused by the nicknames however they are stumped by a new girl who does not seem to fall into their nickname. A great story of friendship, laughter, and school fun!Note: This book is available in our Library. by Lauren Barnholdt Year Published: AverageDevon spend her summer visiting her grandmother. While there she befriended Lexi who assumed Devon was popular in her own town. Devon led Lexi to believe she was dating the most popular boy, had tons of friends, loved to shop, etc. Little did Devon know that Lexi would be showing up at her very school. Will Devon's lies be found out? A great tale from Lauren Barnholdt who is from Syracuse, New York!Note: This book is available in our Library. by Ann Brashare Year Published: ChallengingThis is a wonderful series of books that has always been featured in two movies. The books follow the stories of four best friends as they grow and experience new things.Note: This book is available in our Library.