Series revamp is the same mix of catty and cheesy.
By Francine Pascal
Honest novel shows brutality of grade school bullying.
By Judy Blume
Poignant story of a shy girl who speaks for social justice.
By Kristin Levine
Junie B. Jones brings good fun and laughs to early readers.
By Barbara Park
Story of girl's psychic kissing power puts focus on looks.
By Katie D. Anderson
Engaging school story about a messy boy with a good heart.
By Bill Harley
Big-hearted book about overcoming dyslexia inspires.
By Lynda Mullaly Hunt
Worried girl gets magical pencil in reassuring story.
By Kate Messner