Young Adult

newer books listed first

The Worst Night Ever The Worst Night Ever

Last year, Wyatt Palmer was the hero of middle school, having foiled a plot against the president of the United States. But now he and his friends are in Coral Cove High School —home of the Fighting Conchs—and Wyatt is no longer a hero: He's just another undersized freshman, hoping to fit in, or at least not be unpopular. Read more>>

Young Adult | 2016
The Worst Class Trip Ever The Worst Class Trip Ever

In this hilarious novel, written in the voice of eighth-grader Wyatt Palmer, Dave Barry takes us on a class trip to Washington, DC. Wyatt, his best friend, Matt, and a few kids from Culver Middle School find themselves in a heap of trouble—not. Read more>>

Young Adult | 2015
The Bridge to Neverland The Bridge to Neverland
Starcatchers Book #5

Aidan and Sarah cooper have no idea what they're getting into one afternoon when they discover a mysterious coded document in a secret compartment of an antique English desk their father recently bought at an auction. Read more>>

Young Adult | 2011
Walt Disney's Peter Pan Walt Disney's Peter Pan

In this new picture book, Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson take a fresh look at Peter Pan, the Lost Boys, and Captain Hook as only they can. Read more>>

Young Adult | 2009
Peter and the Sword of Mercy Peter and the Sword of Mercy
Starcatchers Book #4

The year is 1901—it's been twenty-three years since Peter and the Lost Boys returned from Rundoon. Since then, nobody on the island has grown a day older, and the Lost Boys continue their friendship with the Mollusk tribe, and their rivalry with Captain Hook. Read more>>

Young Adult | 2009
Science Fair Science Fair

Grdankl the Strong, president of Krpshtskan, is plotting to take over the American government. His plan is to infiltrate the science fair at Hubble Middle School, located in a Maryland suburb just outside Washington. Read more>>

Young Adult | 2008
Cave of the Dark Wind Cave of the Dark Wind
Neverland Book #2

While Peter is away from the island, James and the other Lost Boys discover a mysterious cave. Shining Pearl and her sister Little Scallop warn the boys that the cave is a dangerous place, inhabited by a creature known as the Goat Taker—a beast so scary that even the Mollusk tribe fears it. Read more>>

Young Adult | 2007
Peter and The Secret of Rundoon Peter and The Secret of Rundoon
Starcatchers Book #3

In this action-packed third installment in the Starcatchers series, Peter and Molly find themselves in the dangerous land of Rundoon, ruled by an evil king who enjoys watching his pet snake consume those who displease him. Read more>>

Young Adult | 2007
Escape from the Carnivale Escape from the Carnivale
Neverland Book #1

Little Scallop should be happy. She's a princess of the Mollusk tribe, rulers of beautiful Mollusk Island. And she has two fun friends—Aqua and Surf—who just happen to be mermaids. Read more>>

Young Adult | 2006
Peter and the Shadow Thieves Peter and the Shadow Thieves
Starcatchers Book #2

In this riveting and adventure-packed follow-up to Peter and the Starcatchers, we discover Peter leaving the relative safety of Mollusk Island—along with his trusted companion Tinker Bell—for the cold, damp streets of London. Read more>>

Young Adult | 2006
Peter and the Starcatchers Peter and the Starcatchers
Starcatchers Book #1

Don't even think of starting this book unless you're sitting in a comfortable chair and have lots of time.  A fast-paced, impossible-to-put-down adventure awaits as the young orphan Peter and his mates are dispatched to an island ruled by the evil King Zarboff. Read more>>

Young Adult | 2004