If you like Clementine
If you like Clementine spend some time with these fun girls.
For kids in grades 2 - 4
Roxie and the hooligans / Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Roxie, the niece of a famous explorer, becomes stranded on an island with a gang of school bullies and a pair of bank robbers.
Junie B. Jones has a monster under her bed / Barbara Park
After hearing from a classmate at kindergarten that people have monsters under their beds, Junie B. Jones is afraid to go to sleep.
Just Grace / Charise Mericle Harper
Misnamed by her teacher, seven-year-old Just Grace prides herself on being empathetic, but when she tries to help a neighbor feel better, her good intentions backfire.
Ruby Lu, brave and true / Lenore Look
"Almost-8-year-old" Ruby Lu spends time with her baby brother, goes to Chinese school, performs magic tricks, learns to drive, and has adventures with both old and new friends.
Ivy + Bean and the ghost that had to go / Annie Barrows
Second-graders Ivy and Bean set out to expel the ghost who is living in the girls' bathroom at their school.
Gooney Bird Greene / Lois Lowry
An unusual new student who loves to be the center of attention entertains her teacher and fellow second graders by telling absolutely true stories about herself.
Judy Moody / Megan McDonald
Third grader Judy Moody is in a first day of school bad mood until she gets an assignment to create a collage all about herself and begins creating her masterpiece, the Me collage.
Clementine / Sara Pennypacker
Eight-year-old Clementine gains several unique hairstyles, tries to be friends with her neighbor, Margaret, and helps her father in his efforts to banish pigeons from the front of their apartment.
Moxy Maxwell does not love Stuart Little / Peggy Gifford
With summer coming to an end, about-to-be-fourth-grader Moxy Maxwell does a hundred different things to avoid reading her assigned summer reading book.
Lucy Rose, here's the thing about me / Katy Kelly
Eight-year-old Lucy Rose keeps a diary of her first year in Washington, D.C., where she spends time with her grandparents, makes new friends, and longs to convince her teacher to let her take care of the class pet during a holiday.
Ramona the pest / Beverly Cleary
Ramona meets lots of interesting people in kindergarten class, like Davy whom she keeps trying to kiss and Susan whose springy curls seem to ask to be pulled.
Annabel the actress starring in "Gorilla my dreams" / Ellen Conford
Though disappointed that her first acting part is to be a gorilla at a birthday party, Annabel is determined to get into the role.
Get ready for second grade, Amber Brown / Paula Danziger
Amber is nervous about starting second grade, but despite being in the same class as mean Hannah , things turn out just fine.
Utterly me, Clarice Bean / Lauren Child
When someone steals the winner's trophy for the school book project, Clarice emulates her favorite book heroine, Ruby Redfort the detective.
Only Emma / Sally Warner
Third-grader Emma's peaceful life as an only child is disrupted when she has to temporarily share her tidy bedroom with four-year-old Anthony Scarpetto, a bona fide "pain in the patootie."
Look for these and other great books in
The Children's Library
Mt. Lebanon Public Library
16 Castle Shannon Blvd.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15228