The Invisible Boy by Trudy Ludwig
This story is about a boy named Brian, who is invisible. Nobody ever seems to notice him or include him. One day a new student arrives, Justin, and Brian is the first one to make him feel welcomed. Justin showed him kindness and it made Brian happy.
Almost Home by Joan Bauer
When twelve-year-old Sugar’s grandfather dies and her gambling father takes off yet again, Sugar and her mother lose their home in Missouri. They head to Chicago for a fresh start, only to discover that fresh starts aren’t so easy to come by for the homeless. Nevertheless, Sugar’s mother has taught her to be grateful no matter what, so Sugar does her best. With the help of a rescue dog, Shush; a foster family; a supportive teacher; a love of poetry; and her own grace and good humor, Sugar comes to understand that while she can’t control the hand life deals her, she can control how she responds.
Alexander and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day by Judith Viorst
Liz On The Move By Tracey West and Joanna Cole
Liz from the Magic Treehouse series is back to help her friend. Her curiosity leads her to great ideas!