"Jack Gets a Clue: The Case of the Loose-Toothed Shark," by Nancy Krulik. A funny mystery from bestselling author Nancy Krulik! When a giant shark tooth fossil goes missing during a birthday party at the aquarium, Jack finds himself in really deep water - the aquarium staff accuses him of stealing it! Jack must look to the animals at the aquarium for help, and work with his detective partner Elizabeth to clear his name!
The bloodiest battle in American history is about to begin. . . It's 1863, and Thomas and his father are slaves in South Carolina. But in the chaos of the Civil War, they manage to break free and head north. Through the Underground Railroad they make their way to Pennsylvania. But they can't escape the war -- and soon Thomas finds himself in the middle of a harrowing battle. (I Survived)
Odessa Again by Dana Reinhardt. When 9-year-old Odessa Green-Light stomps out her frustration at being sent to her room after shoving her annoying little brother, one particularly big stomp sends Odessa flying through the floorboards and mysteriously twenty-four hours back in time. This book is shelved in children's fiction.