Iris, a tech-genius, learns about Blue 55, a whale that cannot speak to other whales.
As the only deaf person in her school, Iris is able to relate to his situation and she invents a way to "sing" to him. Recommended by Meleesa
Ryan is eternally optimistic and fiercely loyal to her friends and family. Despite setbacks in life, she knows in her heart that sunshine is always beyond the clouds. This story kept me smiling! Recommended by Mary
Pandora the cat, the keeper of a lighthouse, along with her newfound friend Seabold the dog, open their lives to new possibilities in friendship and love. This series speaks to the beauty of a broad definition of family. Recommended by Katie
Mystery and friendship in one story that will keep you reading to the very end. Jeremy and Lizzie, best friends, receive a mysterious box from Jeremy's father, who died years ago. What is inside it? And what does it mean? Recommended by Mary
This is the perfect book about friendship. Hannah's best friend has moved away, and moving in next door is a girl wearing the exact same shirt that Hannah has. Hannah is determined to hate her. Recommended by Mary
Piper is worried that she's not good enough for the new exclusive school she gets to attend when her dad takes a job there as a band teacher. She is definitely smart enough, but what really matters in the end is her friendships and kindness. Recommended by Gudrun