Elissa Brent Weissman
A twelve-year-old takes on the stock market in this money-minded middle grade novel. It all starts when seventh grader Lindy Sachs is granted one hundred dollars and access to her father's online trading account as a way to alleviate her boredom while she's home sick from school. Lindy learns something immediately-she is very, very good at e-trading. Her one hundred dollars soon becomes two hundred dollars. Then four hundred. And more. With trading...
In this delightfully upside-down holiday story, cousins debate who can celebrate the best Hanukkah from opposite sides of the globe. Eight chances to prove it-may the best cousin win! "You'll have Hanukkah in summer? Talk about backwards." "Your Hanukkah's in winter? You're missing out." From their homes in New York and New Zealand, cousins Noah and Nora decide to have a competition. Winter versus summer: Who can have the world's best Hanukkah?...
Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC
Sixth-graders Ashley and her best friend Maya were banished from the live "News at Nine" broadcast at John Dos Passos Elementary in Baltimore after an embarrassing incident in the previous year; at loose ends the pair, together with their classmate Brielle, decide to become investigative reporters with their own online broadcast: "The Underground News"--and soon they stumble upon a major story about an educational software company that is illegally...