Fifth grader Jillian will do anything to blend in. But after a bully says she can never be a winner, she sets out to win her school's biggest battle of wits.
THE VIEW FROM THE VERY BEST HOUSE IN TOWN
A debut novel told from the perspectives of a pompous McMansion, the girl who adores it, and the boy she thought was her best friend.
BAREFOOT DREAMS OF PETRA LUNA
A 12-year-old Mexican migrant girl from a poor mestizo family struggles to escape violence and lead her family to the safety of the U.S. border during the Mexican Revolution, but must also hang tight to her dreams.
THE ONE WHO LOVES YOU THE MOST
A 12-year-old lives at the intersection of multiple identities, and they long to find their place in the world, but a school project, new trans and queer friends, and a YouTube channel helps them find purpose in their journey and find community.
THE ICE HOUSE
Two fifth graders whose lives are upended by a historic winter freeze build an ice house meant to help them escape family tensions indoors but instead forces them to confront inevitable change.