by Linda Crew
|Scene Stealers, our book discussion group for students in
grades 4 & 5, read and discussed Nekomah Creek. If you liked this book,
you may also like reading the sequel:
|Nekomah Creek Christmas
||by Linda Crew
|Robby and his rambunctious family spend the Christmas season preparing for Robby's reluctant debut in the school play and his parents' income tax audit.
MORE BOOKS TO ENJOY: More zany family stories.
|The Not-Just-Anybody Family
||by Betsy Byars
|With their mother away on the rodeo circuit, it's up to Maggie and Vern to rescue Junior from the hospital and Pap from jail in this hilarious adventure featuring the zany Blossom family.
||by Beverly Cleary
|Ramona's year in third grade is highlighted by many changes in the zany Quimby family, including her father's getting a job.
|The Street Dancers
||by Elizabeth Starr Hill
|Fitzi is embarrassed because her family makes money as mechanical dolls and she longs to be a "normal" kid. |
|Allergic to My Family
||by Liza Ketchum Murrow
|The life of 9-year-old Rosie turns into a mess when her mother announces she is pregnant - with her sixth child!
||by Patricia MacLachlan
|During their first summer in a weathered old house by the sea, Cassie is not happy with the disorder in her family.
|Ten Kids, No Pets
||by Ann M. Martin
|The ten Rosso children, spaced a year apart and named alphabetically, find their new life in a New Jersey farmhouse rambunctious and exciting.
|Too Many Murphys
||by Colleen O'Shaughnessy McKenna
|Sometimes Collette Murphy, eight years old, gets tired of being a "midget mother" to her three younger siblings and wishes she were an only child. Imagine her surprise one day when her wish comes true. |
This list was prepared by Youth Services at St. Charles Public Library,