Most widely held works by Claudia Mills
Trading places by Claudia Mills ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 3,248 libraries worldwide
When fifth-grade twins, Amy and Todd, tackle a school project, they also have to cope with issues of friendship at school and problems at home, including their father's unemployment.
Makeovers by Marcia by Claudia Mills ( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in French and English and held by 2,803 libraries worldwide
At the beginning of eighth grade, all Marcia can think about is what nail polish to use, how to lose weight, and whether Alex will ask her to the dance, but after giving makeovers in a nursing home for a school project, she begins to appreciate the value of inner beauty.
7 x 9 = trouble by Claudia Mills ( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,718 libraries worldwide
Third-grader Wilson struggles with his times-tables in order to beat the class deadline.
Perfectly Chelsea by Claudia Mills ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,517 libraries worldwide
Nine-year-old Chelsea's experiences, which include a fight with her best friend, making mistakes in the handbell concert, and saying goodbye to the only church minister she has ever known, help her to accept that things change and that people, including herself, are not perfect.
You're a brave man, Julius Zimmerman by Claudia Mills ( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 1,387 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Julius has his hands full over the summer when his mother attempts to improve his grades and teach him responsibility by signing him up for a French class and getting him a job babysitting.
Gus and Grandpa at the hospital by Claudia Mills ( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 1,349 libraries worldwide
Gus must visit the hospital when his beloved Grandpa has a heart attack.
Gus and Grandpa at basketball by Claudia Mills ( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,340 libraries worldwide
Gus enjoys basketball practice, but the noise and pace of real games bother him, until his grandpa gives him some good advice.
Losers, Inc by Claudia Mills ( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 1,329 libraries worldwide
Although he knows that his efforts to impress a beautiful student teacher and outdo his perfect older brother jeopardize his status in the losers' club that he and his best friend have started, twelve-year-old Ethan realizes that he no longer wants to be a loser.
Lizzie at last by Claudia Mills ( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 1,256 libraries worldwide
Lizzie, who has always been considered a nerd by the other kids, begins the seventh grade determined to change her image so that she can blend in better with the popular crowd.
Dinah for president by Claudia Mills ( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 1,111 libraries worldwide
Dinah Seabrooke, now in her first year of middle school, struggles to become a big fish in what seems like an ocean--and in the process discovers the value of recycling and of friendship with the elderly.
Being Teddy Roosevelt by Claudia Mills ( Book )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,096 libraries worldwide
When he is assigned Teddy Roosevelt as his biography project in school, fourth-grader Riley finds himself inspired by Roosevelt's tenacity and perseverance and resolves to find a way to get what he most wants--a saxophone and music lessons.
Gus and Grandpa and the Christmas cookies by Claudia Mills ( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,089 libraries worldwide
Having baked six dozen Christmas cookies for themselves and been given many more by the neighbors, Gus and Grandpa find a rewarding solution to disposing of their extra holiday treats.
How Oliver Olson changed the world by Claudia Mills ( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,071 libraries worldwide
Afraid he will always be an outsider like ex-planet Pluto, nine-year-old Oliver finally shows his extremely overprotective parents that he is capable of doing great things without their help while his class is studying the solar system.
Standing up to Mr. O by Claudia Mills ( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,024 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Maggie comes to dread biology class because her favorite teacher is insisting that she dissect a worm, an assignment that makes her feel very squeamish and awakens her to the question of animal rights.
Gus and Grandpa and the two-wheeled bike by Claudia Mills ( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,002 libraries worldwide
Gus doesn't want to give up the training wheels on his bike, even for a new five-speed bicycle, until Grandpa helps him learn how to get along without them.
Alex Ryan, stop that by Claudia Mills ( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 984 libraries worldwide
Seventh-grader Alex Ryan enjoys attracting attention, though he never seems to impress his father, but when his antics cause problems with his would-be girlfriend on a school outing, he has second thoughts about his actions.
Gus and grandpa by Claudia Mills ( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 973 libraries worldwide
Gus and Grandpa have a loving, warm relationship.
Dinah forever by Claudia Mills ( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 953 libraries worldwide
As she tries to cope with her thoughts about death by writing poems and talking with her elderly friend, Mrs. Briscoe, Dinah Seabrook wonders about the importance of the seventh-grade elections, the school play, and even her relationship with Nick Tribble.
Gus and Grandpa ride the train by Claudia Mills ( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 932 libraries worldwide
Gus waves at the train near his grandfather's house, sets up a toy train, and eventually gets to ride on the train with his grandfather.
Gus and Grandpa and show-and-tell by Claudia Mills ( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 924 libraries worldwide
Gus despairs of coming up with something interesting and impressive for his second-grade class's show-and-tell, until he gets a great idea while visiting Grandpa.
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