Meet Thaddeus Ledbetter, whose behavior has gotten him a yearlong, in-school suspension and left him with a lot of time on his hands. He uses this time to advise his principal and teachers on how to improve their management skills and teaching techniques.
Sixth-graders, Mac and Vince, have been running an advice and assistance service for fellow grade-school students from the boys’ bathroom since they were in kindergarten. Their very lucrative business is about to take a hit.
Best friends Lydia and Julie are determined to crack the popularity code before heading to junior high school. Will they ever be able to find the secret to being popular? More importantly, will their friendship survive their mission?
An unexpected snow blizzard hits New York City on Valentine’s Day offering three girls a chance to reconnect by baking “magic” fortune cookies designed to help everyone in their building feel loved, and receive a little love themselves.
Tiffany, an extremely competent nine-year-old, takes care of her irritating brother and knows how to keep secrets. When monsters from Fairyland invade her world and her brother disappears, Tiffany, armed only with her courage, clear-sightedness, a manual of sheep diseases, and an iron frying pan, goes off to find him
When Alex finds out he is Unwanted, he expects to die. That is the way of the people of Quill. Each year, all the thirteen-year-olds are labeled as Wanted, Necessary, or Unwanted. Wanteds get more schooling and train to join the Quillitary. Necessaries keep the farms running. Unwanteds are set for elimination.