Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: If You Like Wonder

Graff, Lisa (Lisa Colleen), 1981-

Ten-year-old Albie has never been the smartest, tallest, best at gym, greatest artist, or most music...

Baskin, Nora Raleigh.

Jason, a twelve-year-old autistic boy who wants to become a writer, relates what his life is like as...

Kelly, Erin Entrada, author.

Bullied at school, eighth-grader Apple, a Filipino American who loves the music of the Beatles, deci...

Vrabel, Beth, author.

Leaving her best friend and the familiarity of Seattle for the paper milltown of "Stinkville,&q...

Jonsberg, Barry, 1951- author.

Candice is a twelve-year-old optimist, with a literal mind, the very best of intentions, and an unwa...

Sloan, Holly Goldberg, 1958-

Twelve-year-old genius and outsider Willow Chance must figure out how to connect with other people a...

Bell, Cece, author, artist.

Also available on Overdrive and Hoopla. "Going to school and making new friends can be tough...

Tarshis, Lauren.

A quirky and utterly logical seventh-grade girl named Emma-Jean Lazarus discovers some interesting r...

Hunt, Lynda Mullaly, author.

"Ally's greatest fear is that everyone will find out she is as dumb as they think she is b...

Thompson, Lisa (Lisa Anne), 1973- author.

Emotionally crippled by his obsessive-compulsive disorder, teenager Matthew Corbin rarely leaves his...

Gemeinhart, Dan, author.

A boy named Mark, tired of being sick with cancer, conceives a plan to climb Mount Rainier, and runs...

Kelly, Erin Entrada, author.

Virgil feels out of place in his crazy-about-sports family. Valencia is deaf, smart, and loves every...

Bowling, Dusti, author.

New friends and a mystery help Aven, thirteen, adjust to middle school and life at a dying western t...

Gantos, Jack.

To the constant disappointment of his mother and his teachers, Joey has trouble paying attention or ...

Sovern, Megan Jean, author.

Eleven-year-old Maggie Mayfield is an A-plus student with big plans for herself, but at this moment ...

Erskine, Kathryn.

Ten-year-old Caitlin, who has Asperger's Syndrome, struggles to understand emotions, show empat...

Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

Considered by many to be mentally retarded, a brilliant, impatient fifth-grader with cerebral palsy ...

Jacobson, Jennifer, 1958- author.

When Ari's mother died four years ago, she had two final wishes: that Ari and her older brother...

Martin, Ann M., 1955- author.

Struggling with Asperger's, Rose shares a bond with her beloved dog, but when the dog goes miss...

Lord, Cynthia.

Frustrated at life with an autistic brother, twelve-year-old Catherine longs for a normal existence ...

Jacobson, Jennifer, 1958-

Abandoned by his mother in an Acadia National Park campground, Jack tries to make his way back to Bo...

Benjamin, Ali, author.

Also available on Overdrive, Twelve-year-old Suzy Swanson wades through her intense grief over the...

Hoge, Robert, 1972- author.

"Robert Hoge was born with a tumor the size of a tennis ball in the middle of his face and shor...

Green, Tim, 1963-

"If anyone understands the phrase 'tough luck,' it's Harrison. As a foster kid i...

Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker, author.

Also available on Overdrive. A young disabled girl and her brother are evacuated from London to th...