Gooney Bird Greene

Gooney Bird tells stories—and teaches second graders about how to write their own good stories.

Gooney Bird Greene

The Terrible Wave

Synopsis: When the dam bursts and hits Johnstown, will Megan and her family be able to get away from the flood in time?

The Terrible Wave

Number the Stars

Annemarie and her family must hide Ellen, a Jewish girl, from the Nazis—but can she find the strength and courage to stand up against the soldiers?

Number the Stars

The Witch of Blackbird Pond

Kit Tyler, a new immigrant to the Connecticut Colony, has to learn to fit in with the Puritan’s ways—but she knows she’ll always feel trapped unless she can find a way to be herself.

The Witch of Blackbird Pond

Seven Daughters and Seven Sons

A retelling of an ancient Arab tale about a young woman who sets up shop in a distant city to help her impoverished family.

Seven Daughters and Seven Sons

Turn Homeward, Hannalee

A young captive in Indiana who came from the Confederate south longs to return home, but is it possible to travel such a distance safely—and keep her promise?

Turn Homeward Hannalee