Realistic Fiction – Rules by Cynthia Lord
Rules is the story of a twelve-year-old girl named Catherine, who is torn between caring for her autistic brother David and doing what she really wants to do during summer break.
Mystery – Swindle by Gordon Korman
If you like books about kids taking matters into their own hands, you’ll enjoy this fast-paced mystery. After being “swindled”, Griffin Bing and his team will do just about anything to get back his Babe Ruth baseball card.
Adventure – Magic Pickle and the Planet of the Grapes by Scott Morse
A lunchtime accident in the lab creates the Magic Pickle, the perfect superhero, ready to save the world from all sorts of bad guys and fight for truth and justice!
Fantasy – I Freddy: Book One in the Golden Hamster Saga by Dietlof Reiche
Freddy is not an ordinary hamster. Freddy is a thinking, talking, reading, writing hamster. In order to get out of the pet store, Freddy must come up with a plan. What will Freddy do to get out of the cage that is holding him back? If you have never picked up the first book in this series, give it a try if you like Fantasy and Humor.