Find in Children's Fiction unless otherwise noted.
|The Basket Counts
by Christopher, Matt
Illustrations and poetic text describe the movement and feel of the game of basketball.
|Whales on Stilts!
by M.T. Anderson
Racing against the clock, shy middle-school student Lily and her best friends must foil the plot of her father's conniving boss to conquer the world using an army of whales.
by Gordon Korman
After a mean collector named Swindle cons him out of his most valuable baseball card, Griffin Bing must put together a band of misfits to break into Swindle's compound and recapture the card. There are many things standing in their way -- a menacing guard dog, a high-tech security system, a very secret hiding place, and their general inability to drive -- but Griffin and his team are going to get back what's rightfully his . . . even if hijinks ensue.
by M.J. Auch
After losing his hand in an accident in 1946, 6th-grader Norman uses hard work and humor to learn to live with his disability and succeed at art, baseball and other activities.
The Wright 3
The Calder Game
by Blue Balliett
Eleven-year olds Petra, Calder and Tommy combine talents to figure out why strange events are happening. In the first book they help solve an international art scandal; in the second, they attempt to keep a Frank Lloyd Wright home from demolition. In the third installment, the kids fly to a remote English village to find a missing friendand a missing sculpture