Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: Novels for fans of Smile, Sisters, or Drama

Greenwald, Lisa.

Dina is used to being popular but starting a new school in eighth grade is difficult, especially whe... More

Deriso, Christine Hurley, 1961-

Trying to fit in despite having a loud, embarrassing best friend, eleven-year-old Talia becomes a co... More

Federle, Tim.

An eighth-grader who dreams of performing in a Broadway musical concocts a plan to run away to New Y... More

Holm, Jennifer L., author.

Ellie's scientist grandfather has discovered a way to reverse aging, and consequently has turne... More

Lord, Cynthia, author.

Lucy, with her mother and her photographer father, has just moved to a small rural community in New ... More

Martin, Ann M., 1955-

Nine-year-old Pearl and her popular, thirteen-year-old sister, Lexie, do not get along very well, bu... More

Korman, Gordon.

Due to an administrative mix-up, troublemaker Donovan Curtis is sent to the Academy of Scholastic Di... More

Kelly, Erin Entrada, author.

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

Shevah, Emma, author.

Amber's Japanese father left when she was little, and her sister Bella was just a baby, so now ... More

Hunt, Lynda Mullaly, author.

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

Stead, Rebecca, author.

As Bridge makes her way through seventh grade on Manhattan's Upper West Side with her best frie... More

Bell, Cathleen Davitt.

Thirteen-year-old Genevieve's summer at a frontier family history camp in Laramie, Wyoming, wit... More

Ignatow, Amy.

Two best friends embark on a project to study the behavior and taste of the popular girls at their e... More