Troy High, by Shana Norris
Homer for cheerleaders. Very lite, I would say cute but I don't say cute.
When You Reach Me, by Rebecca Stead
The Mind of the Maker, by Dorothy Sayers
Wonderful. Quotes here.
Or Give Me Death, by Ann Rinaldi
The story of Patrick Henry's family, as their mother goes insane. Read as research for the novel I'm working on--my heroine's mother is modeled after Mrs. Henry.
Seven Reasons Why You Can Trust the Bible, by Erwin Lutzer
Great stuff. Straightforward.
Leaving the Bellweathers, by Kristin Clark Venuti
The Locked Garden, by Gloria Whelan
I liked this story. It felt unique, intelligent for middle grade readers, but very open-ended conclusion.
Candor, by Pam Bachorz