KEY: jP = Picture Books; jZ = 1st and 2nd Grade Readers; jE = 3rd and 4th Grade Readers; JF = 5th Grade and Up
|Anderson, Janet||THE LAST TREASURE
Thirteen-year-old Ellsworth Smith is summoned by letter to a home he doesn't remember and becomes involved in a search for a treasure left there by the family's eccentric patriarch. But his return stirs up ghosts. . .and a mystery. One of the treasures was found in 1910 and the other in 1932. This book takes place in 2003 and the last treasure still hasn't been found.
|Fogelin, Adrian||THE BIG NOTHING
A middle-schooler struggles to cope with major family problems, including a brother who might be heading for the Persian Gulf, but finds an escape in piano lessons and the dream of a romance with a popular girl.
|Myers, Walter Dean||SUNRISE OVER FALLUJAH
Robin Perry, from Harlem, is sent to Iraq in 2003 as a member of the Civilian Affairs Battalion, and his time there profoundly changes him.