Monday, November 23, 2015

Display: Great Series Exploring Hobbies for Girls

Canterwood Crest
By Jessica Burkhart
New student Sasha Silver is accepted into the amazing Canterwood Crest Academy, an elite school housing highly competitive equestrian riders. However, she is met with resistance from three popular members known as the "Trio" (Heather, Julia, and Alison), who view her as a threat to their social status.

Cinderella Cleaners
By Maya Gold
Behind the counter at Cinderella Cleaners, Diana watches the clothes come and go. She loves to imagine the exciting events where the different outfits might be worn. Then one day, Diana reaches into the pocket of a fancy coat–and finds an invitation to a glittering gala in New York City. Since the coat's owner is out of town, Diana gets a wild idea. With the help of some friends, one dress, and a lot of improvising, Diana makes it into the party! Will she be discovered, or will her disguise come off without a hitch?

Camp Confidential
By Melissa J. Morgan
Summer camp means lots of things: new friends, roommates, bug bites, bathroom duty...But it's also a chance to be on your own and to reinvent yourself. A shy girl can become the belle of the ball, and a jock might find new competition. Natalie, Jenna, Grace, and Alex have all found themselves at Camp Lakeview for different reasons. And each is keeping a secret. But if everyone is hiding something, how will they ever become friends?

Confectionately Yours
By Lisa Papademetriou
Hayley's parents have divorced, her mom lost her job, and Hayley and her little sister, Chloe, are stuck sharing a bedroom in their grandmother's apartment. Things only get worse when Hayley and her best friend, Artie, start disagreeing about everything. Even though her cupcakes are flying off the shelves, Hayley realizes that it's going to take more than sugar and spice to make things in her life nice again.

Charmed Life
By Lisa Schroeder
Caitlin would stay at summer camp forever if she could. Her new best friends in the world, Hannah, Mia, and Libby, are there. And at home? Everything's different: Her dad is worried he might be losing his job; her mom is repainting the whole house and making the kids volunteer at a soup kitchen; and Caitlin is starting sixth grade at a new school, where none of the girls are as fun or friendly as her Cabin 7 BFFs. But Caitlin has a good-luck charm--or a good-luck charm bracelet anyway. The Cabin 7 girls bought it together, and Caitlin is taking the first turn wearing it. She's sure it will help turn her luck around...but when?

Cupcake Diaries
By Coco Simon
Four unique girls form a cupcake club as a way to navigate through the wild terrain that is middle school. Four friends plus cupcakes turns out to be the icing on the cake.

Sew Zoey
By Chloe Taylor
Zoey’s quirky style makes her a bit of a misfit at middle school, but her Sew Zoey blog quickly gains a dedicated following. Real fashion designers start to read it! Yet even as her blog takes off, Zoey still has to deal with homework, crushes, and P.E. class.

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