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A book cover. An illustration of a young girl with brown hair and light brown skin in a yellow sweater with pink trim stands in front of a roller coaster. Text reads, "Braver than Brave"Braver than Brave (Capstone, August 2022):

Wanda desperately wants to be brave like her big brother Zane, but it’s not easy. When the Coaster of Doom opens at the amusement park, Wanda is determined to conquer it. But up close, it’s scarier than she thought! With all eyes on her, she must find the confidence to be her own kind of brave.

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Help Wanted: Must Love Books (Capstone, March 2020):

When Shailey’s dad gets a new job, she loses her bedtime reading partner. She immediately starts interviews to fill the position and is thrilled when her favorite fairy tale characters line up to apply. But Sleeping Beauty can’t stay awake, the Gingerbread Man steals her book, and Snow White brings her whole team. Shailey is running out of options. Is bedtime ruined forever?

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PB&J SocietyThe Last Great Adventure of the PB&J Society (Capstone Young Readers, 2016):

Some things are better together. Like peanut butter and jelly. Or Annie and Jason. So when her best friend’s house is threatened with foreclosure, Annie Jenkins is bursting with ideas to save Jason’s home. She could sell her appendix on eBay. (Why not?) Win the lottery. (It’s worth a shot!). Face the evil bankers herself. (She’s one tough cookie, after all.) Or hung down an elusive (and questionably real) pirate treasure. Whatever the plan, it has to work, or this is undoubtedly THE LAST GREAT ADVENTURE OF THE PB&J SOCIETY.

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A Bad Case of the Almosts (Capstone, January 2023):

The Almosts are ruining Abby’s life! She’s almost tall enough. She’s almost a star student. She’s almost first in line–and on and on it goes. So why even bother entering the science fair? The Almosts will ruin it anyway. But what if Abby is wrong? Maybe the almosts can actually be a good thing . . .

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The Recess Genius 1: Open for Business (Pixel + Ink, February 2023):

Regina Grey muddles her math, splutters her spelling, and gets jumbled up in gym.

Still, she’s always been good at disappearing into her books.

But when she discovers a new skill on the playground, will it ruin the only thing she’s ever been good at?

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The Winterton Bee (MG Series) (Pixel + Ink, Fall 2023, 2024):

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