Milo is a bored, bored young man who can't see the point to anything. He’s knocked out of his glum humdrum by the sudden appearance of a tollbooth in his bedroom. What ensues is a journey of mythic proportions, during which Milo encounters countless odd characters who are anything but dull.
5th-grader will stop at nothing to get himself on his favorite TV show. With stunts that range from photocopying his rear end to running onto the field in a bear suit during a professional football game, Tony takes everyone on a ride to remember.
12-year old Gratuity joins forces with a strange crew as she tries to save the world from aliens.
Fox Street means everything to Mo Wren, who is nearly eleven, and so she is very upset when a land developer offers to buy her father's house, especially since she has not yet found the fox she is sure lives in the nearby ravine.
Minli, an adventurous girl from a poor village, buys a magical goldfish, and then joins a dragon who cannot fly on a quest to find the Old Man of the Moon in hopes of bringing life to Fruitless Mountain and freshness to Jade River.
A headstrong girl. A stray cat. A wild boy. A man who plays with fire. Eleven-year-old Zoe trusts no one.
After a class trip to a floating zoo where animals are mistreated and Savannah's missing pet monkey is found in a cage, Long Island sixth-grader Griffin Bing and his band of misfits plan a rescue.
Amanda and Leo prepare to celebrate their eleventh birthday separately, but peculiar things begin to happen as the day of their birthday begins to repeat itself over and over again.
Hansel and Gretel walk out of their own story and into eight other tales, encountering witches, kindly strangers, and other helpful folk.
While spending the summer at their grandmother's Vermont inn, two siblings awaken young ghosts from the inn's distant past who refuse to "rest in peace."