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J Fiction (Authors A - M)

Identified by J on the spine and shelved alphabetically by author's last name in the Juvenile Fiction section.

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase

Aiken, Joan

Grades 3 - 5

168 pages

Agent Q, or the Smell of Danger!

Anderson, M. T.

Grades 4 - 7

291 pages

Like this book? Try Jasper Dash and the Flame-Pits of Delaware!

Storm Mountain

Birdseye, Tom

Grades 4 - 8

135 pages

A String in the Harp

Bond, Nancy

Grades 5 - 9

370 pages

Jacob Wonderbar and the Cosmic Space Kapow

Bransford, Nathan

Grades 4 - 6

281 pages

Dinoverse

Ciencin, Scott

Grades 5 - 9

282 pages

My Brother Sam is Dead

Collier, James Lincoln

Grades 5 - 9

216 pages

Horace Splattly: the Cupcaked Crusader

David, Lawrence

Grades 2 - 5

137 pages

The Door in the Wall

De Angeli, Marguerite

Grades 4 - 7

120 pages

The Broken Blade

Durbin, William

Grades 5 - 8

163 pages

Echohawk

Durrant, Lynda

Grades 5 - 9

181 pages

River Danger

Dygard, Thomas J.

Grades 5 - 9

151 pages

I am the Ice Worm

Easley, MaryAnn

Grades 4 - 7

127 pages

The Whipping Boy

Fleischman, Sid

Grades 3 - 6

90 pages

Johnny Tremain

Forbes, Esther

Grades 4 - 7

256 pages

Silent Storm

Garland, Sherry

Grades 4 - 7

240 pages

Julie of the Wolves

George, Jean Craighead

Grades 5 - 8

170 pages

My Side of the Mountain

George, Jean Craighead

Grades 4 - 8

177 pages

Tree Castle Island

George, Jean Craighead

Grades 4 - 7

242 pages

Swimming with Sharks

George, Twig C.

Grades 3 - 6

122 pages

The Call

Grant, Michael

Grades 4 - 7

243 pages

Save the world with the Magnificent 12!

Venus Among the Fishes

Hall, Elizabeth & Scott O'Dell

Grades 4 - 6

143 pages

Boston Jane: An Adventure

Holm, Jennifer L.

Grades 4 - 8

247 pages

Like this book? Try the sequel: Wilderness Days!

Jack Black and the Ship of Thieves

Hughes, Carol

Grades 4 - 8

231 pages

The Crystal Drop

Hughes, Monica

Grades 5 - 8

212 pages

In Plain Sight

Hurst, Carol Otis

Grades 4 - 7

154 pages

Redwall

Jacques, Brian

Grades 5 - 9

351 pages

Want more Redwall?

The Dark Portal

Jarvis, Robin

Grades 5 - 9

243 pages

Don't miss the rest of the Deptford Mice Trilogy!

The Ghost's Grave

Kehret, Peg

Grades 4 - 8

210 pages

Like this book? Try Danger at the Fair!

The Secret Journey

Kehret, Peg

Grades 4 - 7

135 pages

Flight of the Phoenix

La Fevers, R. L.

Grades 3 - 5

137 pages

Don't miss the further adventures of Nathaniel Fludd, Beastologist!

The Night Journey

Lasky, Kathryn

Grades 4 - 8

149 pages

The Wreckers

Lawrence, Iain

Grades 5 - 8

196 pages

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Lewis, C. S.

Grades 4 - 9

189 pages

Hero

Lupica, Mike

Grades 6 - 10

289 pages

The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog

McKelvey, Douglas Kaine

Grades 3 - 5

89 pages

The Exiles

McKay, Hilary

Grades 4 - 7

217 pages

Rescue Josh McGuire

Mikaelsen, Ben

Grades 5 - 9

266 pages

Save Queen of Sheba

Moeri, Louise

Grades 4 - 6

116 pages

Hostage

Myers, Edward

Grades 5 - 7

197 pages

 

J Fiction (Authors N - Z)

Identified by J on the spine and shelved alphabetically by author's last name in the Juvenile Fiction section.

North

Napoli, Donna Jo

Grades 5 - 8

344 pages

The Fear Place

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds

Grades 5 - 7

118 pages

Lost At Sea

Neale, Jonathan

Grades 3 - 6

101 pages

The Billionaire's Curse

Newsome, Richard

Grades 4 - 7

344 pages

Don't miss the rest of the Archer Legacy!

The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester

O'Connor, Barbara

Grades 4 - 6

168 pages

Island of the Blue Dolphins

O'Dell, Scott

Grades 4 - 8

181 pages

The Wayfinder

Pattison, Darcy

Grades 4 - 6

200 pages

Familiar and Haunting: Collected Stories

Pearce, Philippa

Grades 5 - 8

392 pages

The Kneebone Boy

Potter, Ellen

Grades 5 - 8

282 pages

Back to Before

Slepian, Jan

Grades 5 - 7

170 pages

Camp Buccaneer

Smallcomb, Pam

Grades 1 - 3

58 pages

Jaguar

Smith, Roland

Grades 5 - 8

149 pages

A Whole Nother Story

Soup, Cuthbert

Grades 4 - 7

264 pages

Call It Courage

Sperry, Armstrong

Grades 5 - 9

95 pages

Treasure Island

Stevenson, Robert Louis

Grades 4 - 7

273 pages

No copies available? Look for other editions!

The Unprotected Witness

Stevenson, James

Grades 4 - 7

170 pages

Gator Prey

Strasser, Todd

Grades 4 - 6

135 pages

The Cay

Taylor, Theodore

Grades 5 - 7

137 pages

The Thief

Turner, Megan Whalen

Grades 5 - 10

219 pages

Gen's journey continues in The Queen of Attolia!

Dragonbreath

Vernon, Ursula

Grades 2 - 5

146 pages

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Edison's Gold

Watson, Geoff

Grades 3 - 6

312 pages

Titanic Crossing

Williams, Barbara

Grades 5 - 8

167 pages

Rex

Yager, Fred

Grades 5 - 7

176 pages

 

Young Adult Fiction

Identified by YA on the spine and shelved alphabetically by author's last name in the Young Adult Fiction section.

The Man Who Was Poe

Avi

Grades 6 - 9

200 pages

Whatever Happened to Janie?

Cooney, Caroline

Grades 7 - 10

199 pages

See how it all began with The Face on the Milk Carton!

Far North

Hobbs, Will

Grades 7 - 12

226 pages

Downriver

Hobbs, Will

Grades 7 - 12

204 pages

Like this book? Try the sequel: River Thunder

Tomorrow, When the War Began

Marsden, John

Grades 8 - 12

286 pages

The resistance fights back in the Tomorrow series!

Sunrise over Fallujah

Myers, Walter Dean

Grades 8 - 12

290 pages

Sang Spell

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds

Grades 6 - 10

176 pages

Hatchet

Paulsen, Gary

Grades 6 - 10

195 pages

Don't miss the sequel: The River

The Voyage of the Frog

Paulsen, Gary

Grades 6 - 9

141 pages

Bill

Reaver, Chap

Grades 6 - 10

216 pages

Rough Waters

Rottman, S. L.

Grades 7 - 12

179 pages

Homecoming

Voigt, Cynthia

Grades 6 - 12

312 pages

Try the rest of the Tillerman cycle!

The Wings of a Falcon

Voigt, Cynthia

Grades 6 - 9

467 pages

Dealing with Dragons

Wrede, Patricia

Grades 5 - 9

212 pages

Want more of the Enchanted Forest Chronicles?

Stephen Fair

Wynne-Jones, Tim

Grades 7 - 12

218 pages

Raptor

Zindel, Paul

Grades 5 - 9

170 pages

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