Fancy Nancy at the Museum - Jane O'Connor
Nancy's class is going on a trip to the museum. Even after a bumpy bus ride, Nancy finds the way to make the day extra-fancy!--P.4 of book cover.
Inkheart - Cornelia Funke
Twelve-year-old Meggie learns that her father, who repairs and binds books for a living, can "read" fictional characters to life when one of those characters abducts them and tries to force him into service.
Bud, Not Buddy - Christiopher Paul Curtis
Ten-year-old Bud, a motherless boy living in Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression, escapes a bad foster home and sets out in search of the man he believes to be his father--the renowned bandleader, H.E. Calloway of Grand Rapids.