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Article in the Juvenile Fiction category.

Books about and for girls in grades 4-6.

Follow all her adventures in the Gilda Joyce series
When the Secret Service squashes yet another chance for Audrey, the president's daughter, to make any new friends, she discovers Alice Roosevelt's hidden diary, which gives her endless ideas for having fun--and more problems than she can handle.
While vacationing with their widowed father in the Berkshire Mountains, four sisters share adventures with a local boy, much to the dismay of his snobbish mother.
Meg travels the rooftops and streets of 1862 London, in search of her missing brother, accompanied by Charles Dickens, whose quest is to find his next novel.
When someone steals the winner's trophy for the school book project, Clarice emulates her favorite book heroine, Ruby Redfort the detective.
Marylin and Kate have been friends since nursery school, but when Marylin becomes a cheerleader their relationship is put to the test.
Ophelia, a timid girl grieving her mother, suspends her disbelief in things non-scientific when a boy locked in a museum asks her to help him complete an age-old mission.
When her family's drugstore is failing, Lucy uses her problem-solving talents to come up with a solution that might resuscitate the business, and even help the environment.
On her way to marry a prince she's never met, Princess Anidori is betrayed by her guards and lady-in-waiting and must become a goose girl to survive and reclaim the crown that is rightfully hers.
Ida B is happy being home-schooled and playing in her family's apple orchard, until her mother begins treatment for breast cancer and her family must make some big sacrifices.
Princess Matilda, who suffers from a lame foot, joins her servant Judith and an old friend, Parz, in hunting dragons and writing about them.
After moving to the Northwest to be with her true love, proper Jane Peck learns that living in the Washington Territory is vastly different from her home back east.
After Annika inherits a trunk of costume jewelry, an aristocratic woman claiming to be her mother arrives and takes her to live in a decrepit mansion in Germany.
Two best friends study the behavior of the popular girls at their school.
Philippa Fisher is just your average girl, until her fairy godsister enters her life. See also THE TAIL OF EMILY WINDSNAP.
Three generations of the Nickel family reunite when Anna and her family move to Kansas.
Frustrated at her seeming lack of talent for anything, a young Taiwanese American girl sets out to use the lessons of the Chinese Year of the Dog to make best friends and find herself.
Anastasia's tenth year has some good things, like falling in love and really getting to know her grandmother, and some bad things, like a new baby brother.
Abby faces many challenges, triumphs, and changes as she grows up during the Great Depression.
Sisters Alex, Stevie, and Joey take turns telling about their lives, including their long line of actor ancestors, creative family dinners, toe marshmallows, and swearing in Shakespeare.
Julia's best friend is keeping secrets, their beloved lunch lady was replaced by a tyrant, and trumpet lessons prove difficult, making it hard for her to follow her music teacher's advice to “look for the joy."
Learning that she was adopted changes Saffron's relationship with her eccentric, artistic family until they help her go to Italy, where she was born, to find a special memento of her past.
  • J Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. Alice
Lara longs to become a kennel steward to the Tsar like her father. But she must first prove herself and save her beloved dog, Zar, and the rest of the borzoi from the threat of hungry wolves.
Alanna aspires to be a knight even though she is a girl, so she disguises herself as a boy to become a royal page, learning many hard lessons along her path to high adventure.
A young witch-to-be teams up with the Wee Free Men, a clan of six-inch-high blue men, to rescue her baby brother.
Jax Malone receives an odd, unopenable present from an estranged aunt. When she and her cousins Ethan and Tyler go on a quest to open the box, they uncover a mystery.
When authorities threaten to take Sophie from her guardian Charles, the pair goes to Paris to try to find Sophie's mother, helped by Matteo and his band of rooftoppers.
Maud is adopted by three sisters moonlighting as mediums, and is forced to help them with their séances.
A young activist takes up a new cause for sledding rights on Wiggins Hill.
Washed ashore as a baby in tiny Tupelo Landing, Mo and her best friend Dale turn detective when Mo’s guardian, the amnesiac Colonel, is implicated in a murder.
Ruby finds her life spinning out of control in the wake of questionable choices and dreads an upcoming reading of her award-winning essay.
  • J Van Draanen, Wendolin. The Sammy Keyes series of mysteries.
In the late 19th century, Louisa's father is erroneously arrested for thievery, forcing Louisa and a magical friend to prove his innocence
Miss Penelope Lumley is hired as governess to three young children who have been raised by wolves and must teach them to behave in time for a Christmas ball.