The Becket List

The Becket List

Adele Griffin

Young Adult / Children's

Adventure and discover with the bold and intrepid Becket Branch when her family's move from city to a country farm means big changes! Everything is changing for Becket Branch. From subways to sidewalks to safety rules, Becket is a city kid born and raised. Now the Branch family is trading urban bustle for big green fields and moving to Gran's farm, where Becket has to make sense of new routines from feeding animals to baling hay. And as much as Becket loves to yell "Beautiful Alert!" there's a lot about the countryside that is just plain odd. But Becket is ready to put her own spin on country life. Whether selling her mouth-puckering lemonade, feeding hostile hens, or trying to make a best friend of her new neighbor Frieda Franca, Becket is determined to use her city smarts to get a grip on farm living. Laugh and learn with Becket as she mucks through the messy, exuberant human experience of change she didn't ask for, in a story that sparkles with...
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Witch Twins Series

Witch Twins Series

Adele Griffin

Young Adult / Children's

A special four-in-one edition of bestselling author Adele Griffin's funny Witch Twins fantasy seriesIn Witch Twins, though identical on the outside, ten-year-old twins Claire and Luna Bundkin are as different on the inside as peaches and peanut butter. Claire is mischievous and Luna is a dreamer, but they do share a favorite hobby: witchcraft. Whether it's making breakfast or washing dishes, there's nothing a five-star witch can't accomplish with a wave of her pinkie finger. When Claire and Luna's father announces that he's getting remarried, the twins know they need to do something to stop the wedding. A spell might be the only way to save their dad, and they'll try anything. Even if magic usually lands them in a pot of trouble.In Witch Twins and Melody Malady, Claire Bundkin has been Melody Malady's most devoted fan ever since the singing sensation was selling Sudsy Perfect Shampoo on TV. When Claire gets a chance to meet Melody, she just about does a flip. And when Melody...
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Dive

Dive

Adele Griffin

Young Adult / Children's

When a family shatters, can it be rebuilt?Ever since they've been on their own, life has been tough for Ben and his mother. Though they love each other, their life together has been a series of bitter fights and standoffs. But when his mother marries Lyle, at last Ben finds a missing puzzle piece. Ben's new stepfather is an easygoing charmer, and he and Ben grow close. Things aren't as smooth with Ben's new stepbrother, Dustin. Surly, distant, self-destructive, and forever grieving for his lost mother, Dustin holds everyone at arm's length. As their newly formed family struggles to fit together, Dustin suffers a serious diving accident. From tragedy emerges the chance for Ben to finally confront his distant mother, and maybe even make peace with his elusive stepbrother.  This ebook features a personal history by Adele Griffin including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author's own collection.
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Amandine

Amandine

Adele Griffin

Young Adult / Children's

Delia's new friend is not what she seemsEach day of Delia's first week of high school, her parents ask her the same question: Did you make any friends today? Finally, the answer is yes. Her name is Amandine, and she is the most exciting person in town. An artist, a dancer, and a teller of tall tales, she has enough charm to make Delia forget her loneliness. Like Delia, Amandine is an outsider—a city girl with too much personality for a small town.. Delia notices something strange about her friend from the start. Everything she says is a little bit too wild to be true. When the exaggerations get more serious, Delia finds it's too late to escape. Amandine has chosen Delia—and if Delia isn't careful, the vengeful, dangerous Amandine will set her life on fire.  This ebook features a personal history by Adele Griffin including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author's own collection.
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Overnight

Overnight

Adele Griffin

Young Adult / Children's

For Gray, being a member of the Lucky Seven might not be so lucky. They're called the Lucky Seven. The most popular girls in sixth grade, they are the envy of everyone else in the school, and Caitlin Donnelley is their queen. Gray is the shyest member of the group, the most fragile, and the easiest for the others to pick on. Last year, she was nearly ejected from the Seven, and since then nothing has been as important as clinging to her status in the group—not even her mother's ongoing battle with cancer. Caitlin throws a sleepover for her birthday, and when Gray goes to the kitchen for a glass of juice, she disappears without a trace. To find Gray and keep her alive, the girls will have to put their differences aside and work together. But some of them have secrets they're not telling—and for this particular gang of girls, being nice does not come naturally. This ebook features a personal history by Adele Griffin including rare images and never-before-seen...
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Picture the Dead

Picture the Dead

Adele Griffin

Young Adult / Children's

A ghost will find his way home. Jennie Lovell's life is the very picture of love and loss. First she is orphaned and forced to live at the mercy of her stingy, indifferent relatives. Then her fiancé falls on the battlefield, leaving her heartbroken and alone. Jennie struggles to pick up the pieces of her shattered life, but is haunted by a mysterious figure that refuses to let her bury the past. When Jennie forms an unlikely alliance with a spirit photographer, she begins to uncover secrets about the man she thought she loved. With her sanity on edge and her life in the balance, can Jennie expose the chilling truth before someone-or something-stops her? Against the brutal, vivid backdrop of the American Civil War, Adele Griffin and Lisa Brown have created a spellbinding mystery where the living cannot always be trusted and death is not always the end.
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Sons of Liberty

Sons of Liberty

Adele Griffin

Young Adult / Children's

When life in his house becomes intolerable, Rock considers revolution. It's two a.m., it's snowing, and the Kindle boys are working on the roof. This is just another in a long string of interrupted nights—early morning wake-up calls that their father uses to teach endurance, discipline, and a respect for authority. He is a tough man, unforgiving and quick to anger, and the boys express their fear of him in different ways. Cliff is rebellious, while Rock escapes into Revolutionary War history, and struggles to understand where his loyalties lie. When the boys' friend Liza decides to run away from her abusive stepfather, Rock and Cliff help her escape. As life in the Kindle house becomes unbearable, Rock wonders if he should run away as well. But would leaving be an act of treason? This ebook features a personal history by Adele Griffin including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author's own collection.
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Witch Twins

Witch Twins

Adele Griffin

Young Adult / Children's

Claire and Luna may be witches, but there's no easy spell to stop a wedding!Though identical on the outside, ten-year-old twins Claire and Luna Bundkin are as different on the inside as peaches and peanut butter. Claire is mischievous and Luna is a dreamer, but they do share a favorite hobby: witchcraft. Whether it's making breakfast or washing dishes, there's nothing a five-star witch can't accomplish with a wave of her pinkie finger. But there are two strict rules: Don't tell Mom, and don't try any spells without Grandytheir magical grandmotherwatching. When Claire and Luna's father announces that he's getting remarried to a loudmouthed Texas woman named Fluffy, the twins know they need to do something to stop the wedding. Fluffy wouldn't be a bad stepmother, but Claire and Luna know that she would lure their father to far-away Houston. A spell might be the only way to save their Dad, and they'll try anything. Even if magic usually lands them in a pot of trouble. This ebook...
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Witch Twins and the Ghost of Glenn Bly

Witch Twins and the Ghost of Glenn Bly

Adele Griffin

Young Adult / Children's

Can the witch twins rid Glenn Bly castle of its terrifying ghost?Claire and Luna Bundkin are thrilled when they find out their grandparents have been invited to an all-seniors golf tournament in Scotland, and they want the twins to come along. Claire and Luna can't wait to set eyes on a real Scottish castle, with horses, armor, and tea at four o'clock. But this castle offers one amenity they weren't expectinga ghost! Claire, Luna, and their grandmother are all witches, and Grandy is better at popping ghosts than any other five-star witch. Claire and Luna may only be one-and-a-half-star witches, but they're about to get a tutorial in ghost-busting that they'll never forget. This ebook features a personal history by Adele Griffin including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author's own collection.
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Other Shepards

Other Shepards

Adele Griffin

Young Adult / Children's

In a house full of dark memories, two sisters try to escape the past. Holland Shepard is a responsible teenager who spends her life trying to keep her feelings inside. Her sister Geneva is the opposite—a bundle of nerves who dreads sentimentality, but suffers so acutely from nervous disorders that a ride in an elevator is enough to send her into a fit. The girls are like summer and fall—close, yet utterly distinct—but in their parents' house, they are growing up almost as ghosts. Because this home belongs to John, Kevin, and Elizabeth—Holland and Geneva's siblings, who died before the girls were born. Burdened by grief, their parents cannot bond with the daughters who replaced their original family, and so it is left to Holland to look out for herself and her sister. When a mysterious artist comes to paint a mural in their house, the girls get a glimpse into their family's past and a chance to find themselves a place in its future. This ebook features a...
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Rainy Season

Rainy Season

Adele Griffin

Young Adult / Children's

As a nation teeters on the brink, Lane struggles to hold herself—and her family—together. In 1977 Panama, there is no greater issue than the ownership of the famous canal. Completed by the Americans in 1914, it has been under the control of the US Army ever since, and Panama wants it back. For the thousands of Americans who live in the slender strip of land known as the Canal Zone, the Canal is more than a political issue—it is their entire life.  Lane Beck has been a lifelong military brat, but she is not cut out for her father's latest tour of duty on a Panamanian army base. Bookish and timid, she lives in fear that the fragile political treaty might break, and chaos will ensue. She is afraid her family might erupt, as well—she is constantly anxious about her reckless, unpredictable brother, and haunted by a tragedy in her family's past. Change is coming to the Canal Zone, and Lane will do whatever it takes to make sure the people she loves...
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