The girls from Flowerpot Cabin are back at camp in Martha Freeman's second novel in the Secret Cookie Club series, which was called "a younger version of Ann Brashares's The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" by School Library Journal.
Recipe for Summer Drama:
1 girl counselor, broken-hearted.
1 boy counselor, super-cute.
4 determined campers.
Mix all ingredients together for eight weeks at Moonlight Ranch summer camp. For best results, add cookies.
This extraordinary fantasy teams together two delightful characters: Varloo, from the secret underground Druid caves known as Hek, and Dougie, from the lands above this civilization, suburban California. These two unlikely heroes realize that a plan to build a development on the land above the caves must be stopped in order to preserve their existence. Luckily, Dougie's mom is an attorney who tries to keep the developers at bay for environmental reasons....
After the girls of Flowerpot Cabin leave summer camp, they face challenges as Grace is volunteered to dogsit, Emma faces loss, Olivia's brother starts a family feud, and Lucy's father comes back into her life. Includes cookie recipes.
Eleven-year-olds Luis and Maura investigate the cause of a long-term, city-wide power outage in Hampton, New Jersey. Includes facts about electric power and instructions for assembling an emergency kit.
"City girl Effie Starr Zook is not excited about spending the summer on her aunt and uncle's farm in Nowheresville, Pennsylvania, until she stumbles across a mystery that leads her smack into an old family feud"--
"Mark Kelly and his twin brother are back for more outer space adventure, this time fixing up an abandoned Apollo command module and taking off to rescue a Russian cosmonaut who is stranded in space"--
"Young Mark Kelly and his brother and friends decide to build a rocket over the summer when their constant bickering starts to annoy their grandfather in this middle-grade novel based on the NASA astronauts' real childhoods"--