Farmer Tubbs’ amazing pig, Ace of Clubs, eventually winds up on television for his cleverness.
A little cat comes to the home of a poor Japanese artist and, by humility and devotion, brings him good fortune.
A scarecrow and his boy servant, Jack, set off on a dangerous adventure as they try to outwit the crooked Buffaloni family and stake their claim to valuable Spring Valley
Simon, Jane, and Barney, the three Drew children, embark upon a search for an ancient treasure linked with King Arthur.
After being adopted by a human family, a tiny mouse sets out to win over his resentful new brother and the family feline while fending off a gang of cats who want him out of the house.
When aliens come to Earth on an interplanetary trade mission, sixth-grader Tim makes friends with the ambassador’s son and together they uncover a plot to sabotage the mission.
In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis
Discusses the writing, characters, plot and themes of this 1992 Newbery awardwinning book. Includes discussion questions and activities.