Holiday Recommendations - Kids 8-12 Fiction

The Last Mapmaker By Christina Soontornvat Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536204957
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Published: Candlewick - April 12th, 2022

A Walter Dean Myers Honor Book for Teen Readers

From Christina Soontornvat, the visionary and versatile author of two 2021 Newbery Honor Books, comes a high-seas adventure set in a Thai-inspired fantasy world.


Stellarlune (Keeper of the Lost Cities #9) By Shannon Messenger Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781534438521
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Published: Aladdin - November 8th, 2022

In this stunning ninth book in the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling Keeper of the Lost Cities series, Sophie and her friends discover the true meaning of power—and evil.


Shad Hadid and the Alchemists of Alexandria By George Jreije Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063094819
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Published: HarperCollins - October 4th, 2022

You are invited to the Alexandria Academy . . .


Sir Callie and the Champions of Helston By Esme Symes-Smith Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593485774
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Published: Labyrinth Road - November 8th, 2022

In a magical medieval world filled with dragons, shape-shifters, and witches, a twelve-year-old nonbinary hopeful knight battles for the heart of their kingdom. A thrilling middle-grade series opener that explores identity and gender amid sword fights and magic, and proves anyone can be a hero.


Maizy Chen's Last Chance By Lisa Yee Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984830258
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - February 1st, 2022

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • Twelve year-old Maizy discovers her family’s Chinese restaurant is full of secrets in this irresistible novel that celebrates food, fortune, and family.

Welcome to the Golden Palace!


Amari and the Night Brothers (Supernatural Investigations #1) By B. B. Alston Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062975171
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 4th, 2022

New York Times bestseller!

Artemis Fowl meets Men in Black in this exhilarating debut middle grade fantasy, the first in a trilogy filled with #blackgirlmagic. Perfect for fans of Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky, the Percy Jackson series, and Nevermoor.


Amari and the Great Game (Supernatural Investigations #2) By B. B. Alston Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062975195
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Published: Balzer + Bray - August 30th, 2022

Sequel to the New York Times bestseller Amari and the Night Brothers!


Undercover Latina (The Factory) By Aya de León Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536223743
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Published: Candlewick - October 11th, 2022

A Latina teen spy goes undercover as a white girl to stop a white supremacist terrorist plot in a fast-paced middle-grade debut from a seasoned author of contemporary crime fiction.


A Rover's Story By Jasmine Warga Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063113923
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Published: Balzer + Bray - October 4th, 2022

New York Times bestseller * Best Book of the Year from The Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, New York Public Library, Chicago Public Library


Two Degrees By Alan Gratz Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338735673
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 4th, 2022

The instant #1 New York Times bestseller!

#1 New York Times bestselling author Alan Gratz (Refugee; Ground Zero) is back, tackling the urgent topic of climate change in this breathtaking, action-packed novel that will keep readers turning pages while making their own plans to better the world.

Fire. Ice. Flood.


Those Kids from Fawn Creek By Erin Entrada Kelly Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062970350
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Published: Greenwillow Books - March 8th, 2022

“A powerful and thought-provoking story.”Shelf Awareness (starred review)

“An emotionally resonant story about authenticity and belonging.”Kirkus Reviews (starred review)


Bhai for Now By Maleeha Siddiqui Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338702095
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 4th, 2022

A fresh and fun new spin on the Parent-Trap story, by Indies Introduce author Maleeha Siddiqui

Ashar is busy with the ice hockey team, studying to get into the best school, and hanging out with his friends.

Shaheer and his father are always moving, following his dad's jobs.


Sweet and Sour By Debbi Michiko Florence Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338671599
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 6th, 2022

A heartfelt middle-grade novel about ex-best friends, betrayals, and revenge that is best served sour.

Revenge is sweet!

For as long as she can remember, Mai has spent every summer in Mystic, Connecticut visiting family friends.


The Wind Rises: Book 1 of the Alma Series By Timothée de Fombelle, Holly James (Translator), François Place (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Timothée de Fombelle, Holly James (Translator), François Place (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781609457877
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Published: Europa Editions - August 16th, 2022

FROM THE BESTSELLING WINNER OF THE PRIX SORCI RES


From Europe to Africa to the Caribbean, this first installment in the Alma trilogy tells a gripping story of hope, perseverance, and love that readers will not soon forget.


Spell Sweeper By Lee Edward Fodi Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062845320
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Published: HarperCollins - November 30th, 2021

Featuring a failed young wizard and her cleanup crew, this delightfully dysfunctional middle grade fantasy is an imaginative twist on magic school that’s perfect for fans of Nevermoor and The School for Good and Evil.


Aviva vs the Dybbuk By Mari Lowe Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646141258
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Published: Levine Querido - February 22nd, 2022

NPR Best of the Year

A compelling, tender story about friendship and community, grief and healing, and one indomitable girl who somehow manages to connect them all.

A long ago “accident.” An isolated girl named Aviva. A community that wants to help, but doesn’t know how.


Rick Riordan Presents Tristan Strong Keeps Punching (A Tristan Strong Novel, Book 3) By Kwame Mbalia Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781368055055
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - October 4th, 2022

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents the finale of Kwame Mbalia's trilogy, in which Tristan Strong faces off with his archenemy, King Cotton, once and for all, now in paperback.

"Imagine if you combined Anansi the Spider, John Henry, and Marvel into, like, one book."--New York Times best-selling author and Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander


Eden's Everdark By Karen Strong Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781665904476
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 6th, 2022

Hailed by Newbery winner Kelly Barnhill as “stunning, moving, and marvelously strange,” this tale of a young girl who stumbles into a magical realm ruled by a wicked witch is a haunting and ultimately uplifting middle grade novel about grief, family, and decades-old magic.

Still grieving the loss of her mother, Eden visits Safina Island, her ancestral home, as a healing b


Heroes Like Us: Two Stories: The Day We Met the Queen; The Great Food Bank Heist By Onjali Q. Raúf Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593488195
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Published: Delacorte Press - November 15th, 2022

From Onjali Q. Rauf, acclaimed author of The Boy At the Back of the Class, come two poignant tales of modern-day heroism, featuring supermarket theives, a visit with the Queen, and plenty of laughs!


The Extradimensional Reappearance of Mars Patel By Sheela Chari Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536209587
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Published: Walker Books US - October 25th, 2022

Mars and his friends have escaped the Martian colony and returned to Earth, to find that all the adults have vanished! A thrilling sci-fi adventure based on Season 3 of the Peabody Award–winning podcast.


The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell: 10th Anniversary Illustrated Edition By Chris Colfer Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780316453462
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 11th, 2022

Celebrate the 10-year anniversary of  Chris Colfer's #1 New York Times bestselling series The Land of Stories with this gorgeous illustrated anniversary edition!

Alex and Conner Bailey's world is about to change, in this fast-paced adventure that uniquely combines our modern day world with the enchanting realm of classic fairy tales.

The Land of


Warriors Super Edition: Onestar's Confession By Erin Hunter Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063050457
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Published: HarperCollins - September 6th, 2022

An epic stand-alone adventure in Erin Hunter’s #1 nationally bestselling Warriors series!

In this Super Edition, follow the journey of WindClan’s Onestar, destined to lead his Clan through battle, hardship, and the long journey to the lake territories—and pay the price of the checkered legacy he left behind.


The Flames of Hope (Wings of Fire #15) By Tui T. Sutherland Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338214574
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 5th, 2022

The #1 New York Times bestselling series is hotter than ever, and this thrilling conclusion to the Lost Continent Prophecy arc is a must-read!

With talons united . . .

Luna has always wanted to change the world -- to fix it, to free it -- even if she’s never actually known how.


The Labyrinth of Doom (Once Upon a Tim #2) By Stuart Gibbs, Stacy Curtis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Stuart Gibbs, Stacy Curtis (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534499287
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 1st, 2022

Knight-in-training Tim and his best friend, Belinda, embark on a quest to save Princess Grace in this second book in the hilarious, highly illustrated Once Upon a Tim middle grade series from New York Times bestselling author Stuart Gibbs.

Prince Ruprecht is VERY UPSET that knights-in-training, Tim and Belinda, have thwarted his plans and ruined his chances with Princess Grace


Where the Lost Ones Go By Akemi Dawn Bowman Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374313777
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - October 11th, 2022

Where the Lost Ones Go is a middle grade contemporary fantasy by critically acclaimed author Akemi Dawn Bowman, in which a twelve-year-old biracial Japanese American girl grieves the loss of her beloved grandma and attempts to contact her beyond the grave.


Marikit and the Ocean of Stars By Caris Avendaño Cruz Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374389093
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - October 18th, 2022

A magical middle grade debut, inspired by Filipino folklore, about a ten-year-old girl who embarks on a quest in the world of gods and spirits to save her and her family from a sinister shadow god. Perfect for fans of The Girl Who Drank the Moon and When You Trap a Tiger.

A Junior Library Guild Selection


Amari 2-Book Hardcover Box Set: Amari and the Night Brothers, Amari and the Great Game (Supernatural Investigations) By B. B. Alston Cover Image
$36.98
ISBN: 9780063274259
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Published: Balzer + Bray - October 4th, 2022

The hardcover box set of the blockbuster New York Times bestseller Amari and the Night Brothers and its sequel, Amari and the Great Game—two exhilarating fantasy novels, perfect for fans of Percy Jackson and Artemis Fowl.

AMARI AND THE NIGHT BROTHERS:


The Vanderbeekers on the Road By Karina Yan Glaser Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358434573
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Published: Clarion Books - September 20th, 2022

In this fresh adventure in the New York Times bestselling series about the beloved Vanderbeeker family, a surprise road trip turns rocky when the younger siblings try to keep their family from ever facing change.


Spy School Project X By Stuart Gibbs Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534479494
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 6th, 2022

In the tenth book in the New York Times bestselling Spy School series, Ben Ripley races against time and across state lines—by car, train, boat, and plane—to avoid his new cyber enemies and track down Murray Hill.

Ben Ripley’s longtime nemesis, Murray Hill, has put a price on Ben’s head and accused him of being at the center of a conspiracy on th


Turn the Tide By Elaine Dimopoulos Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358538158
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Published: Clarion Books - March 8th, 2022

Twelve-year-old Mimi Laskaris is inspired by the Wijsen sisters of Bali to turn her focus from classical piano to a new obsession: forming a grassroots, kid-led movement to ban plastic bags in her new island home in Florida. Written in accessible verse, this timely story of environmental activism has extensive back matter for aspiring activists.


The Door of No Return By Kwame Alexander Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316441865
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 27th, 2022

An instant #1 New York Times Bestseller!

From the Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Award winning author Kwame Alexander, comes the first book in a searing, breathtaking trilogy that tells the story of a boy, a village, and the epic odyssey of an African family.

In his village in Upper Kwanta, 11-year-old Kofi loves his family, playi


Rick Riordan Presents Serwa Boateng's Guide to Vampire Hunting (A Serwa Boateng Novel, Book 1) By Roseanne Brown Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368066365
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - September 6th, 2022

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents best-selling YA author Roseanne A. Brown's middle grade debut about a pre-teen vampire slayer with a strong helping of Ghanaian folklore.

For most kids, catching fireflies is a fun summer activity. For twelve-year-old Serwa Boateng, it's a matter of life and death.


Omega Morales and the Legend of La Lechuza By Laekan Zea Kemp Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316304160
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 27th, 2022

Fans of The Girl Who Drank the MoonPaola Santiago and the River of Tears, and Disney's Encanto will be captivated by this fantastical novel about a girl who must learn to trust her ancestral powers when she comes face-to-face with the Mexican legend La Lechuza. 

Omega Morales’s family has been practicing magic for centuries in


Wildoak By C. C. Harrington Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338803860
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 20th, 2022

When the fates of a snow leopard, a child, and an ancient forest collide, the unimaginable can happen.


The Mystwick School of Musicraft By Jessica Khoury Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780358569824
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Published: Clarion Books - May 10th, 2022

Humor and heart shine in this middle grade fantasy about a girl who attends a boarding school to learn how to use music to create magic, perfect for fans of Nevermoor and The School for Good and Evil series.

Amelia Jones always dreamed of attending the Mystwick School of Musicraft, where the world’s most promising musicians learn to create magic.


Attack of the Black Rectangles By A. S. King Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338680522
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 6th, 2022

Award-winning author Amy Sarig King takes on censorship and intolerance in a novel she was born to write.

When Mac first opens his classroom copy of Jane Yolen's The Devil’s Arithmetic and finds some words blacked out, he thinks it must be a mistake.


The Whiz Mob and the Grenadine Kid By Colin Meloy, Carson Ellis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Colin Meloy, Carson Ellis (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062342461
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Published: Balzer + Bray - March 5th, 2019

From the creators of the New York Times bestselling Wildwood Chronicles comes an original, humorous, and fast-paced middle grade novel about a band of child pickpockets—imagine The Invention of Hugo Cabret meets Oliver Twist.


Greenglass House: A National Book Award Winner By Kate Milford, Jaime Zollars (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Milford, Jaime Zollars (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780544540286
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Published: Clarion Books - November 1st, 2016

New York Times Bestseller * National Book Award Nominee * Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery

It’s wintertime at Greenglass House. The creaky smuggler’s inn is always quiet during this season, and twelve-year-old Milo, the innkeepers’ adopted son, plans to spend his holidays relaxing.


Forbidden City (City Spies #3) By James Ponti Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534479210
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Published: Aladdin - February 1st, 2022

In this third “thrilling” (Kirkus Reviews) installment in the New York Times bestselling series from Edgar Award winner James Ponti, the young group of spies help a fellow agent in another international adventure perfect for fans of Spy School and Mrs.


Island of Spies By Sheila Turnage Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780735231252
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Published: Dial Books - September 20th, 2022

"The Dime Novel Kids are spunky, spirited, smart, sassy—and so is Sheila Turnage’s writing. It sizzles and sparkles." —Lauren Wolk, author of Newbery Honor Book Wolf Hollow

From the Newbery Honor-winning author of Three Times Lucky comes a middle grade WWII spy mystery with as much humor and heart as high stakes


A Comb of Wishes By Lisa Stringfellow Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063043435
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Published: Quill Tree Books - February 8th, 2022

Set against the backdrop of Caribbean folklore, Lisa Stringfellow’s spellbinding middle grade debut tells of a grieving girl and a vengeful mermaid and will enchant readers who loved Kacen Callender’s Hurricane Child or Christian McKay Heidicker’s Scary Stories for Young Foxes.


The Polter-Ghost Problem By Betsy Uhrig Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781665916103
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - August 30th, 2022

Three best friends discover a haunted orphanage and get swept up in ghoulish shenanigans in this laugh-out-loud, spooky middle grade adventure for fans of Best Nerds Forever and the Fear Street series.

One haunted orphanage + two types of ghosts + three freaked-out friends = plenty of trouble.

Best friends Aldo, Pen, and Jasper are braced for a boring sum


New from Here By Kelly Yang Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534488304
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 1st, 2022

An instant #1 New York Times bestseller!

This “timely and compelling” (Kirkus Reviews) middle grade novel about courage, hope, and resilience follows an Asian American boy fighting to keep his family together and stand up to racism during the initial outbreak of the coronavirus.

When the coronavirus hits Hong Kong, ten-year-old Knox Wei-Evans&


Playing Through the Turnaround By Mylisa Larsen Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358645498
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Published: Clarion Books - October 11th, 2022

In a timely, insightful story told with sparkling wit and heart, young musicians protesting plans for budget cuts navigate miscalculations, indifferent adults, and unexpected loss as they discover the power of speaking out and the value of listening.


Key Player (Front Desk #4) By Kelly Yang Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338776256
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 6th, 2022

Mia Tang is going for the goal in the fourth Front Desk novel by New York Times bestselling author Kelly Yang!

The Women’s World Cup coming to Southern California, everyone is soccer-crazy -- especially Mia Tang! The U.S. is playing China in the finals, and Mia feels like her two identities are finally coming together. Less exciting, though? The fact that her P.E.


Room to Dream (Front Desk #3) By Kelly Yang Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338621129
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 21st, 2021

New York Times bestselling author Kelly Yang is back with another heartwarming and inspiring story of Mia and friends!

Mia Tang is going for her dreams!

After years of hard work, Mia Tang finally gets to go on vacation with her family -- to China! A total dream come true! Mia can't wait to see all her cousins and grandparents again, especially her cousin Shen.


Three Keys (Front Desk #2) By Kelly Yang Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781338591392
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 21st, 2021

The story of Mia and her family and friends at the Calivista Motel continues in this powerful, hilarious, and resonant sequel to the award-winning novel Front Desk.

Mia Tang thinks she's going to have the best year ever.She and her parents are the proud owners of the Calivista Motel, Mia gets to run the front desk with her best friend, Lupe, and she's finally getting somewhere w


Front Desk (Front Desk #1) (Scholastic Gold) By Kelly Yang Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781338157826
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - June 25th, 2019

Four starred reviews and over ten best-of-year lists!* "Many readers will recognize themselves or their neighbors in these pages." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Winner of the Asian / Pacific American Award for Children's Literature!* "Many readers will recognize themselves or their neighbors in these pages." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred reviewMia Tang has a lot of secre


Healer of the Water Monster By Brian Young Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062990419
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Published: Heartdrum - May 3rd, 2022

American Indian Youth Literature Award Winner: Best Middle Grade Book! Brian Young’s powerful debut novel tells of a seemingly ordinary Navajo boy who must save the life of a Water Monster—and comes to realize he’s a hero at heart.


Zachary Ying and the Dragon Emperor By Xiran Jay Zhao Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781665900706
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - May 10th, 2022

Percy Jackson meets Tristan Strong in this hilarious, action-packed middle grade contemporary fantasy that follows a young boy as he journeys across China to seal the underworld shut and save the mortal realm.

Zachary Ying never had many opportunities to learn about his Chinese heritage.


Born Behind Bars By Padma Venkatraman Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593112472
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - September 7th, 2021

“Venkatraman has never met a heavy theme she did not like....Borrowing elements of fable, it's told with a recurring sense of awe by a boy whom the world, for most of his life, has existed only in stories.”—New York Times Book Review


The Bridge Home By Padma Venkatraman Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781524738136
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - April 14th, 2020

"Readers will be captivated by this beautifully written novel about young people who must use their instincts and grit to survive. Padma infuses her story with hope and bravery that will inspire readers."--Aisha Saeed, author of the New York Times Bestseller Amal Unbound


Barakah Beats By Maleeha Siddiqui Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338702088
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 6th, 2022

This book about friendship and faith absolutely sings.” –– Buzzfeed

Perfect for fans of The First Rule of Punk or Save Me a Seat, this is a sweet, powerful, and joyous novel about a girl who finds her voice on her own terms.

Twelve-year-old Nimra Sharif has spent her whole life in Islamic school, but now it's time to go to "real school."

Nim


A Wish in the Dark By Christina Soontornvat Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536222975
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Published: Candlewick - September 7th, 2021

A 2021 Newbery Honor Book

A boy on the run. A girl determined to find him. A compelling fantasy looks at issues of privilege, protest, and justice.


Pax By Sara Pennypacker, Jon Klassen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sara Pennypacker, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062377029
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Published: Balzer + Bray - April 2nd, 2019

New York Times Bestseller * National Book Award Longlist 

Finally in paperback! This handsome edition features French flaps.


Onyeka and the Academy of the Sun By Tolá Okogwu Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781665912617
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - June 14th, 2022

Black Panther meets X-Men in this “fast-paced, action-packed, and empowering” (A. F.


Rick Riordan Presents Paola Santiago and the Sanctuary of Shadows (A Paola Santiago Novel, Book  3) By Tehlor Mejia Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368076876
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - August 2nd, 2022

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents Tehlor Kay Mejia's third chilling ghost story based on Mexican folklore.

"Paola Santiago is a whip-smart Latina who dares to explore the shadows between folklore and middle-school friendship. A thrilling adventure."--Nina Moreno, author of Don't Date Rosa Santos


Pie in the Sky By Remy Lai, Remy Lai (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Remy Lai, Remy Lai (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781250314109
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks - May 14th, 2019

A poignant, laugh-out-loud illustrated middle-grade novel about an eleven-year-old boy's immigration experience, his annoying little brother, and their cake-baking hijinks! Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier and Gene Luen Yang!

A Parents Magazine Best Kids Book of the Year!
A New York Public Library Best Book of the Year!
An NPR Best Book of the Year!


The Bridge Home By Padma Venkatraman Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781524738136
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - April 14th, 2020

"Readers will be captivated by this beautifully written novel about young people who must use their instincts and grit to survive. Padma infuses her story with hope and bravery that will inspire readers."--Aisha Saeed, author of the New York Times Bestseller Amal Unbound


Karthik Delivers By Sheela Chari Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419755224
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 5th, 2022

From the award-winning author of Finding Mighty, a moving middle-grade novel about finding your place by following your heart

Karthik Raghavan is good at remembering things. Like his bike routes. Or all the reasons he likes Juhi Shah—even if she doesn’t even know he exists.