Extra Credit by Andrew Clements.
A forced pen-pal exchange turns into an opportunity for real communication between Illinois sixth-grader Abby Carson and Sadeed Bayat, the best English-language student in his Afghan village.
Faith, Hope and Ivy June by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor.
Seventh graders Ivy June and Catherine are part of a student exchange program. Their worlds couldn’t be more different-- Ivy June lives with her grandparents in their mountain home without indoor plumbing or a telephone, while Catherine lives in a big house in Lexington and has her own cell phone. But they discover that their problems are very much alike.
Killer Pizza by Greg Taylor.
Pizza making and zombie hunting--you wouldn’t think the two would go together, but when Toby gets his first summer job he learns that the pizza chain is a front for a secret underground organization dedicated to battling monsters.
Big Snacks, Little Meals by Rose Dunnington.
An easy-to-use, attractive cookbook which contains nearly fifty recipes for snacks and small meals, including dips, finger foods, trail and party mixes, soups, tacos, omelets, and other sweet and savory selections.
Rapacia: The Second Circle of Heck by Dale Basye.
Marlo has been transferred to Rapacia, a sprawling, shimmery Mall filled with tantalizing goodies that no one is allowed to touch. Meanwhile Milton, who escaped from Heck at the end of the last book, is trying to find a way to save his sister. Another funny, pun-filled adventure in Heck.