The books I fit into the crazy month of December:
Fame, Glory and Other Things On My To Do List by Janette Rallison: Jessica wants the lead in the school play and hopes the new kid in town will help her reach her actressing goals.
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick: Hugo is hiding out in the train station while trying to fix his dad's robot.
Eggs by Jerry Spinelli: Two kids become unlikely friends and it helps each of them overcome some struggles they face.
Dashing Through the Snow by Carol and Mary Higgins Clark: A group of friends win the lottery and uncover a con-artists plot at the same time.
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Colllins: In a future America, there's a reality TV show where kids fight to the death.
Sweethearts by Sara Zarr: Jenna changes her identity when she moves to a new high school, but never forgets her childhood friend and what happened between them.
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee: Scout and her brother Jem try to lure out the neighborhood recluse while their dad is involved in an unpleasant trial.
Deep Down Popular by Phoebe Stone: A young girl gets to help the boy she's had a crush on all her life and learns about true friendship.