Orphans who do stuff

Dear reader - orphans, which is a word that means here "lacking in support, supervision, or care" are what these stories are all about!

These books are in the children's Fiction section under the author's last name.

J Aiken The Wolves of Willoughby Chase
J Adler Meet Samantha: An American Girl (series)
J Ardagh A House Called Awful End
J Avi Crispin: The Cross of Lead
J M Bellairs The House With a Clock In Its Walls (series)
    The Curse of the Blue Figurine
J Billingsley The Folk Keeper
J Burnett The Little Princess
    The Secret Garden
J Cassedy Behind the Attic Wall
J Creech Ruby Holler
J Cushman The Midwife's Apprentice
J Edwards Mandy
J Enright Thimble Summer
J Fleischman Bandit's Moon
    Bo & Mzzzmad
    The Whipping Boy
J Funke The Thief Lord
J Garland Valley of the Moon
J Giff Pictures of Hollis Woods
J Howard The Gate in the Wall
J Ibbotson Dial-A-Ghost
J Levine Dave At Night
    Ella Enchanted
J Lindgren Pippi Longstocking
J McCully Orphan Singer
J Montgomery Anne of Green Gables (series)
J Osborne Adaline Falling Star
J Park Single Shard
J Paterson The Great Gilly Hopkins
J Porter Pollyanna
J Pullman Count Karlstein
J Rowling Harry Potter (series)
J Sachar Holes
J Snicket The Bad Beginning (series)
J Snyder Gib Rides Home
J Spyri Heidi
J Voight Homecoming
J Wallace Peppermints in the Parlor (series)