Junie B. Jones

Starring Jule (as Herself)
Ain, Beth Levine
Scholastic Press, 2013
J AIN

Jules is an ordinary seven-year-old girl, concerned with school and friends and other ordinary things--until a chance meeting with a casting director leads to an audition for a television commercial.

Brand New School, Brave New Ruby. Ruby and the Booker Boys 1.
Barnes, Derrick D.
Scholastic, 2008
J R SERIES

When Ruby Booker starts third grade at Hope Road Academy, the same school her three illustrious older brothers attend, she tries hard to make an impression of her own.

Ivy + Bean. Ivy + Bean 1.
Barrows, Annie
Chronicle Books, 2006
J BAR

When seven-year-old Bean plays a mean trick on her sister, she finds unexpected support for her antics from Ivy, the new neighbor, who is less boring than Bean first suspected. 

Moving Day. Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls 1.
Cabot, Meg
Scholastic Press, 2008
J CAB

Nine-year-old Allie Finkle has rules for everything and is even writing her own rule book, but her world is turned upside-down when she learns that her family is moving across town, which will mean a new house, best friend, and plenty of new rules.

Clarice Bean Spells Trouble
Child, Lauren
Candlewick Press, 2004
J CHI

Clarice Bean, aspiring actress and author, unsuccessfully tries to avoid getting into trouble as she attempts to help a friend in need by following the rules of the fictional, "exceptionordinarily" spy, Ruby Redfort.

Ramona the Pest
Cleary, Beverly
William Morrow, 1968
J CLE

Ramona’s entrance into Kindergarten proves memorable for all concerned.

Can Do, Jenny Archer. Jenny ArcherAttempting to win a ca
Concord, Ellen
Springboard Books, 1991
J CON

Attempting to win a can-collecting contest, the winner of which will direct a class movie, Jenny risks losing her best friend.

Amber Brown Goes Fourth
Danziger, Paula
G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1995
J DAN

Entering fourth grade, Amber faces some changes in her life as her best friend moves away and her parent's divorce.

Just Grace. Just Grace 1.
Harper, Carise Mericle
Houghton Mifflin, 2007
J HAR

Misnamed by her teacher, seven-year-old Just Grace prides herself on being empathetic, but when she tries to help a neighbor feel better, her good intentions backfire.

Lucy Rose, Here's the Thing About Me. Lucy Rose 1.
Kelly, Katy
Delacorte Press, 2004
J KEL

Eight-year-old Lucy Rose keeps a diary of her first year in Washington, D.C., her home since her parents separation, where she spends time with her grandparents, makes new friends, and longs to convince her teacher to let her take care of the class pet during a holiday. 

Anyone But Me. Katie Kazoo, Switcheroo 1.
Krulik, Nancy E.
Grosset & Dunlap, 2002
J K SERIES

Katie Carew wishes she could be anyone but herself, and turns into a hamster.

Pippi Longstocking
Lindgren, Astrid
Viking Press, 2005
J LIN

Escapades of a lucky little girl who lives with a horse and a monkey--but without any parents--at the edge of a Swedish village.

Ruby Lu, Brave and True. Ruby Lu 1.
Look, Lenore
Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2004
J LOO

"Almost eight-year-old" Ruby Lu spends time with her baby brother, goes to Chinese school, performs magic tricks and learns to drive, and has adventures with both old and new friends. 

Anastasia, Krupnik. Anastasia Krupnik 1.
Lowry, Lois
Houghton Mifflin, 2002
J LOW

Anastasia's 10th year has some good things like falling in love and really getting to know her grandmother and some bad things like finding out about an impending baby brother. 

Judy Moody. Judy Moody 1.
McDonald, Megan
Candlewick Press, 1999
J MCD

Third grader Judy Moody is in a first day of school bad mood until she gets an assignment to create a collage all about herself and begins creating her masterpiece, the Me collage. 

Amelia's 5th Grade Notebook. Amelia's Notebooks.
Moss, Marissa
Simon & Schuster, 2003
J MOS

Follows Amelia through an entire year as she records and illustrates her adventures in her notebook. Scrapbook pages introduce the seasons. 

Clementine. Clementine 1.
Pennypacker, Sara
Hyperion Books for Children, 2006
J PEN

While sorting through difficulties in her friendship with her neighbor Margaret, eight-year-old Clementine gains several unique hairstyles while also helping her father in his efforts to banish pigeons from the front of their apartment building. 

Only Emma. Emma 1.
Warner, Sally
Viking, 2005
J WAR

Third-grader Emma's peaceful life as an only child is disrupted when she has to temporarily share her tidy bedroom with four-year-old Anthony Scarpetto, a bona fide "pain in the patootie,"

Don't Call Me Beanhead! Beany 1.
Wojciechowski, Susan
Candlewick Press, 1994
J WOJ

Meet Beany, who worries over just about everything, from needing glittery Glamour Nails to the upcoming school talent show. When will she stop worrying and just have fun?