Follow the adventures of Madelene Summerfield and her supportive older sister Meredith as they overcome the challenges posed by juvenile rheumatoid arthritis in this fictional chapter book series designed for elementary-aged readers. To learn more about juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, click here. To purchase copies of the books, please click on the book covers below.
Available Titles in the Series:
Book 1: Meredith Summerfield is new to Valdese Middle School. She is quiet, studious, and the only one in the school who is not at the weekly football games. But it’s not a lack of school spirit that keeps her from attending. If only her classmates knew the real story . . .
Book 2: Join the Valdese Middle School Knights as they celebrate the season and prepare for the upcoming Christmas bazaar. Everyone seems to be in the holiday spirit—except for Renee. Can Meredith and Madelene help her return to her normal cheery self?
Book 3: It’s a new year! Madelene is turning nine and Renee’s grandma is turning ninety. Music, memories, family, and friends are helping put a smile on everyone’s face. But a surprising discovery leaves Grandma Bertha puzzled. Can the Summerfields help solve the mystery and give her the best birthday she has ever had?
Book 4: The competition is heating up throughout the state! The town of Valdese is buzzing with everything from basketball games to baking contests to academic competitions. Madelene is seeking first place in her homeschool group’s science fair while Meredith and her team are chasing the title of middle school math champions. Who will come out on top?