Books published by Square Fish

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Into White

Square Fish | August 28, 2018 | 304 pages
A contemporary young adult novel about a black teenager who prays to be white, and is shocked to find that her wish comes true LaToya Williams lives in Montgomery, Alabama, and attends a mostly white high school. It seems as if her only friend is her older brother, Alex. Toya doesn’t know where... More Info

Simon Ellis, Spelling Bee Champ

Square Fish | May 3, 2016 | 160 pages
The students in Miss Molina's third grade class are abuzz with excitement about the upcoming spelling bee, where they will be competing against the two other classes in third grade. Simon Ellis, who just happens to be good at a lot of other things, is also very good at spelling. But Simon's best... More Info

The Trolls

Square Fish | September 30, 2008 | 160 pages
Aunt Sally is beyond any of Melissa, Amanda, and Pee Wee’s expectations. She has come all the way from Vancouver Island, Canada, to take care of the children while their parents are away, and right from the start, Aunt Sally enchants them with tales of her childhood with their father. Odd... More Info

Everything on a Waffle

Square Fish | April 15, 2008 | 176 pages
Primrose Squarp simply knows her parents did not perish at sea during a terrible storm, but try convincing the other residents of Coal Harbour on that score. For all practical purposes, at least for the time being, Primrose is an orphan, and there's no great clamoring of prospective adopters. After... More Info

The Pepins and Their Problems

Square Fish | March 4, 2008 | 208 pages
Whether it's waking up to find toads in their shoes, becoming trapped on the roof, or searching for cheese when their cow makes only lemonade, the Pepin family always seem to get into the most bizarre scrapes. Lucky for them, they have an author with large psychic antennae and great problem-solving... More Info

Kelsey Green, Reading Queen

Square Fish | March 25, 2014 | 144 pages
Kelsey Green is the best reader in the third grade--well, maybe tied for best with know-it-all Simon Ellis. When the principal Mr. Boone announces a school-wide reading contest, complete with a pizza party for the winning class and a special certificate for the top readers in each grade, she knows... More Info

Rain Reign

Square Fish | January 1, 2018 | 240 pages
A New York Times Bestseller! Rose Howard is obsessed with homonyms. She's thrilled that her own name is a homonym, and she purposely gave her dog Rain a name with two homonyms (Reign, Rein), which, according to Rose's rules of homonyms, is very special. Not everyone understands Rose's obsessions,... More Info

A Wrinkle in Time Movie Tie-In Edition

Square Fish | November 7, 2017 | 256 pages
It was a dark and stormy night... In 1962, Madeleine L’Engle debuted her novel A Wrinkle in Time, which would go on to win the 1963 Newbery Medal. Bridging science and fantasy, darkness and light, fear and friendship, the story became a classic of children’s literature and is beloved around the... More Info

Under Suspicion: A Friday Barnes Mystery

Square Fish | August 1, 2017 | 288 pages
Friday Barnes, girl detective, is... under arrest?! Getting arrested was the last thing Friday expected after solving the swamp-yeti mystery at her boarding school. But she better clear her name fast! She’s got new cases to investigate, like a scandalous quiche bake-off, a decades old mystery... More Info

The Ministry of SUITs

Square Fish | July 25, 2017 | 400 pages
Memo: For Ministry of Strange, Unusual, and Impossible Things Operatives Only A series of strange incidents have been reported in Belfast: 1. Oddball kids are going missing 2. There are several unconfirmed signs of pirates. 3. A wild bear known to be a very sore loser at musical statues has escaped... More Info

Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key

Square Fish | July 1, 2014 | 176 pages
"They say I'm wired bad, or wired sad, but there's no doubt about it—I'm wired." Joey Pigza's got heart, he's got a mom who loves him, and he's got "dud meds," which is what he calls the Ritalin pills that are supposed to even out his wild mood swings. Sometimes Joey makes bad choices. He learns... More Info

Before We Go Extinct

Square Fish | June 27, 2017 | 272 pages
Grief can sometimes feel like you're caught in the jaws of a great white sharkJ.C., who goes by the nickname Sharky, has been having a hard time ever since his best friend died in front of him in a what-might-or-might-not-have-been accidental fall off a skyscraper. Shell-shocked, Sharky stops... More Info

The Square Root of Summer

Square Fish | June 13, 2017 | 272 pages
A stunning debut novel the New York Times calls a "delectable romance"! Gottie's heart has been broken three times. One, when her best friend moved away without saying goodbye. Two, when her beloved grandfather died. Three, when her first love wouldn't even hold her hand at the funeral. As Gottie... More Info

A Wrinkle in Time

Square Fish | May 1, 2007 | 256 pages
It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger. "Wild nights are my glory," the unearthly stranger told them. "I just got caught in a... More Info

The Voyage to Magical North

Square Fish | May 16, 2017 | 336 pages
Twelve-year-old Brine Seaborne is a girl with a past—if only she could remember what it is. Found alone in a rowboat as a child, clutching a shard of the rare starshell needed for spell-casting, she's spent the past years keeping house for an irritable magician and his obnoxious apprentice,... More Info

Girl Detective: A Friday Barnes Mystery

Square Fish | January 17, 2017 | 288 pages
Imagine if Sherlock Holmes was an eleven-year-old girl! When Friday Barnes, girl genius, solves a bank robbery, she uses the reward money to send herself to Highcrest Academy, the most exclusive boarding school in the country—and discovers it's a hotbed of crime! Soon she's investigating... More Info

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate

Square Fish | January 4, 2011 | 352 pages
Calpurnia Virginia Tate is eleven years old in 1899 when she wonders why the yellow grasshoppers in her Texas backyard are so much bigger than the green ones.With a little help from her notoriously cantankerous grandfather, an avid naturalist, she figures out that the green grasshoppers are easier... More Info

Alex As Well

Square Fish | January 19, 2016 | 240 pages
Originally published in Australia by Text Publishing in 2013.  More Info

My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish

Square Fish | March 11, 2014 | 208 pages
When Tom’s big brother decides to become an Evil Scientist, his first experiment involves dunking Frankie the goldfish into toxic green gunk. Tom knows that there is only one thing to do: Zap the fish with a battery and bring him back to life! But there’s something weird about the new Frankie.... More Info

Bad Kitty School Daze

Square Fish | January 7, 2014 | 176 pages
Bad Kitty faces her toughest challenge yet, in Bad Kitty School Daze from Nick Bruel. Kitty and Puppy are out of control! They're screaming, fighting, hissing, and drooling all over the house, and all of the commotion is upsetting Baby. Time for school—obedience school, that is. Can Kitty learn... More Info

A Wrinkle in Time Trilogy

Square Fish | October 16, 2012 | 800 pages
Fifty years ago, Madeleine L’Engle introduced the world to A Wrinkle in Time and the wonderful and unforgettable characters Meg and Charles Wallace Murry, and their friend Calvin O’Keefe. Now their first three adventures are together in one volume. In the Newbery Award winner A Wrinkle in Time,... More Info