Absolutely Almost, Lisa Graff

Albie is a fifth grade boy with academic and social problems. He is almost good at many things, but not quite good enough. Although he is poor in many areas but he is a keen observer. Calista, his new babysitter, helps Albie discover his strength and the things in life…

When You Reach Me, Rebecca Stead

Miranda lives with her single mother who has a nice boyfriend, Richard. Miranda has a best friend called Sal who she knew since she was a small child. They walk back home together everyday. They already familiar with the neighbourhood such as crazy guy on the corner that they need…

Fortunately, the Milk, Neil Gaiman

The story begins in the kitchen with two kids want to have breakfast cereal. Unfortunately, they are out of milk. Their father goes to the corner shop to buy more milk so they can have cereal and also for his tea. It takes extremely long for their father to return…

Harriet the Spy, Louise Fitzhugh

Harriet M. Welsch is an 11-year-old girl who always wants to be a spy when she grows up. She writes down everything she knows about everyone, including her classmates, her best friends (Sport and Janie) and even people who live around her place. She follows an afternoon "spy route&…

What the Witch Left, Ruth Chew

This is a simple story about two girls who find several items from a drawer in an old chest. The drawer contains a little round mirror with a tarnished silver frame, a long bathrobe with a hood, a pair of gloves, a pair of red rubber boots and an old…