New Middle Grade

Got a middle grade reader who devours books like they're Cool Ranch Doritos? Give them one of these. You'll be their new favorite friend/relative.

 

A Tale of Witchcraft... (A Tale of Magic... #2) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316523561
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2020

Brystal and her friends have saved the world from the evil Snow Queen and secured worldwide acceptance for the magical community. But in this magical series, their journey is just beginning . . .


The Willoughbys Return Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358423898
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2020

It's been 30 years and with rising temperatures melting icy mountain tops the previously frozen Willoughbys have thawed out and are about to return!


Saucy Cover Image
By Cynthia Kadohata, Marianna Raskin (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442412781
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - September 29th, 2020

From Newbery Medalist and National Book Award–winning author Cynthia Kadohata comes an irrepressible and heartwarming story about a girl and her ever-growing pig, Saucy—perfect for fans of The One and Only Ivan and Flora & Ulysses!

Being a quadruplet can make it hard to stand out from the crowd.


Three Keys (A Front Desk Novel) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338591385
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 15th, 2020

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.


Fly on the Wall Cover Image
By Remy Lai, Remy Lai (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250314116
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - September 15th, 2020

In Fly on the Wall, a moving and hilarious diary-style illustrated novel from the award-winning author of Pie in the Sky, a twelve-year-old boy goes on a (forbidden) solo adventure halfway around the world to prove his independence to his overprotective family.


Geeger the Robot Goes to School: Geeger the Robot (QUIX) Cover Image
By Jarrett Lerner, Serge Seidlitz (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781534452169
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Published: Aladdin - September 22nd, 2020

Amelia Bedelia meets James Patterson’s House of Robots series in the adventures of Geeger, a robot who goes to school for the very first time, in the first story in a new, fun-to-read Aladdin QUIX chapter book series that’s perfect for emerging readers!

Geeger the Robot is going to school. But not robot school…a school with kids, the human kind!


Paola Santiago and the River of Tears Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368049177
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - August 4th, 2020

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents author Tehlor Kay Mejia and her thrilling fantasy adventure based on the Mexican legend of La Llorona (the Crying Woman).


The Unadoptables Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593116937
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - July 21st, 2020

Neil Gaiman meets Hans Christian Andersen in this delicious fairy tale full of mysterious spirits, daring escapes, and a beautiful message about the power of found families.


Before the Ever After Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399545436
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - September 1st, 2020

National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson's stirring novel-in-verse explores how a family moves forward when their glory days have passed and the cost of professional sports on Black bodies.


The Nerviest Girl in the World Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780375870385
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - August 18th, 2020

A feisty girl from a family of ranchers lands a job as a daredevil stunt girl in the early days of silent film in this adventurous and funny cross between Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken and Ramona.


Thirteens Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593117026
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - August 18th, 2020

Neil Gaiman's Coraline meets Stranger Things in a dark and twisted story about a sleepy town with a dark secret--and the three kids brave enough to uncover it.

Every thirteen years in the town of Eden Eld, three thirteen-year-olds disappear.


Isaiah Dunn Is My Hero Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593121368
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - August 18th, 2020

A coming-of-age tale about a boy who discovers a love of poetry after finding his late father's journal. Adapted from a story that first appeared in Flying Lessons & Other Stories and perfect for fans of The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson.


The Little Ghost Who Lost Her Boo! Cover Image
By Elaine Bickell, Raymond McGrath (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593202159
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Published: Philomel Books - August 18th, 2020

"Bickell and McGrath have created an endearing read-aloud that hits all the right notes, with clever rhyming text that invites audience participation." --School Library Journal


Storm Dog Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062430007
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - August 18th, 2020

For those who have ever felt out of place, this affirming and heartwarming book tells a powerful story of the American South, the love of a dog, and the power of music. Perfect for fans of Maxi's Secrets and How to Steal a Dog, and for anyone who's ever loved a dog.


Mask (The League of Secret Heroes #2) Cover Image
By Kate Hannigan, Patrick Spaziante (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534439146
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Published: Aladdin - August 18th, 2020

A trio of young superheroes try to thwart a spy in this second book in the action-packed, comics-inspired adventure series that’s Hidden Figures meets Wonder Woman!

After defeating The Hisser—and discovering their power as a team—Infinity Trinity is ready for its next adventure.


We're Going on a Goon Hunt Cover Image
By Michael Rex, Michael Rex (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984813626
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - August 18th, 2020

This hilarious companion to the NYT #1 bestseller, Goodnight Goon, is a spooky parody of We're Going on a Bear Hunt.

We're going on a goon hunt.
We're going to catch a green one.
What a spooky night! We're not scared.


How to Be a Girl in the World Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062672704
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Published: Quill Tree Books - August 11th, 2020

From the critically acclaimed author of the ALA Notable and Charlotte Huck Honor Book Forever, or a Long, Long Time comes a poignant coming-of-age novel about the complicated parts of growing up, finding your voice, and claiming your space. Perfect for fans of Rebecca Stead, Laurel Snyder, or Ali Benjamin!


The Girl and the Ghost Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062940957
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Published: HarperCollins - August 4th, 2020

* Chosen as a 2020 Kirkus Prize Finalist for Young Readers' Literature! *

A Malaysian folk tale comes to life in this emotionally layered, chilling middle grade debut, perfect for fans of The Book of Boy and The Jumbies.


See Touch Feel: Thanksgiving (See, Touch, Feel) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781684490738
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Published: Priddy Books US - August 4th, 2020

Roger Priddy's See Touch Feel: Thanksgiving is a fun first sensory book, specially designed for very young children.


Out of This World  Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338289343
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Published: Scholastic Press - August 4th, 2020

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy meets Guardians of the Galaxy in this intergalactic middle-grade adventure by Chris Wooding.

If he had it his way, Jack would spend his days drawing aliens and epic space battles. But it seems Jack's daydreams of action and adventure will remain just that: daydreams.


You're Okay!: An oh joy! Book Cover Image
By Joy Cho, Angie Stalker (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781338356366
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 4th, 2020

A reassuring, interactive board book perfect for preschoolers -- from Joy Cho of popular lifestyle brand Oh Joy!

Every day is full of little ups and downs. No matter what happens or how you feel, you are you, and you are okay! Interactive lift-the-flaps will engage readers in this sweet and encouraging book about managing everyday kid struggles!


Cattywampus Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338561593
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Published: Scholastic Press - August 4th, 2020

The magical story of a hex that goes haywire, and the power of friendship to set things right!


Orientation (Marvel: Avengers Assembly #1) Cover Image
By Preeti Chhibber, James Lancett (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9781338587258
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 4th, 2020

A diverse cast of characters -- Kamala Khan (Ms. Marvel), Miles Morales (Spider-Man), and Doreen Green (Squirrel Girl) -- team up in their first-ever middle-grade series told through comics, in-world artifacts, and more!


Paola Santiago and the River of Tears Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368049177
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - August 4th, 2020

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents author Tehlor Kay Mejia and her thrilling fantasy adventure based on the Mexican legend of La Llorona (the Crying Woman).


Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419749094
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - August 4th, 2020

Our Dogs, Ourselves -- Young Readers Edition: How We Live with Dogs Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534410121
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 4th, 2020

This middle grade adaptation of Our Dogs, Ourselves is an eye-opening, entertaining, and beautifully illustrated look about humans’ complicated and sometimes contradictory relationship with man’s best friend by New York Times bestselling author of Inside of a Dog—Young Readers Edition.

We keep dogs and are kept by them.


The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Riddle of Ages Cover Image
By Trenton Lee Stewart, Manu Montoya (By (artist))
$9.99
ISBN: 9780316452625
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 4th, 2020

The brilliant and beloved gang from the New York Times bestselling series is back -- and ready to face new threats, dangerous dilemmas, and irresistible adventures.


Ada Lovelace Cracks the Code (A Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Chapter Book) Cover Image
By Rebel Girls, Marina Muun (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781733176187
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Published: Rebel Girls - November 12th, 2019

From the world of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls comes a story based on the exciting real-life adventures of Ada Lovelace, one of the world’s first computer programmers.

Growing up in nineteenth century London, England, Ada is curious about absolutely everything. She is obsessed with machines and with creatures that fly.


Madam C.J. Walker Builds a Business (A Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Chapter Book) Cover Image
By Rebel Girls, Salini Perera (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781733176194
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Published: Rebel Girls - November 12th, 2019

From the world of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls comes a story based on the life of Madam C.J. Walker, America’s first female self-made millionaire.

Sarah is the first person in her family who wasn’t born into slavery in Delta, Louisiana. But being free doesn’t mean that Sarah doesn’t have to work.


The Forbidden Expedition (The Polar Bear Explorers’ Club #2) Cover Image
By Alex Bell, Tomislav Tomic (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534406490
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 12th, 2019

Stella and the gang travel to Witch Mountain to save Felix and what they find along the way could change the course of their adventures forever in this second novel in the whimsical Polar Bear Explorers’ Club series.

Stella Starflake Pearl has been eagerly awaiting her next adventure, ever since she and Felix returned from the Snowy Icelands.


Porcupine Pete's Sports Corner: Ice Hockey (Clever Firsts) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781949998153
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Published: Clever Publishing - November 12th, 2019

The littlest sports fan will have a ball . . . or puck! . . . with this first board book about ice hockey. Porcupine Pete announces the game between the Turtles and the Hares while introducing sport-specific terms such as goalie, faceoff, puck, and more. This fun and action-packed introduction to the sport will have little ones ready to hit the ice!


Wrecking Ball (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 14) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419739033
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - November 5th, 2019

Shine! Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781524717667
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 2019

"Inspirational, commonsensical, and a whole lot of fun." --James Patterson


Voyage of the Frostheart Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780451481344
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 2019

The whimsy of Nevermoor meets the mythical world-building of Neil Gaiman in this unlikely hero's quest to find his parents--and find the home he's always longed for.


Bone Talk Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338349634
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Published: David Fickling Books - November 5th, 2019

Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal (UK)
Shortlisted for the Costa Prize (UK)
Sunday Times Children's Book of the Week
The Guardian Book of the Month
The Times Books of the Year
"Hotly Anticipated Historical Fiction for Young Adults" Amazon.co.uk


The Forgotten Girl Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338317244
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Published: Scholastic Press - November 5th, 2019

"This ghost story gave me chill after chill. It will haunt you." -- R.L. Stine, author of Goosebumps

"Do you know what it feels like to be forgotten?"


The Princess Who Flew with Dragons Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781547602070
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - November 5th, 2019

Perfect for fans of Shannon Hale, this girl-powered fantasy follows a smart young princess determined to save her kingdom.


Mightier Than the Sword: The Edge of the Word #2 Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781524785109
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Published: Penguin Workshop - November 5th, 2019

The exciting follow-up to Mightier Than the Sword, the humorous and fantastical interactive middle-grade novel which needs you, the reader, to get in on the action!


Ellie, Engineer: In the Spotlight Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781547601851
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - November 5th, 2019

Ellie the Engineer is back in a third charming, hilarious, illustrated story filled with creative, STEM-powered fun!

"Look out, Junie B. Jones! Ellie the engineer is thinking, making, creating, and showing enthusiasm and brilliance with her creations!" - School Library Connection on Ellie, Engineer


Legacy (Keeper of the Lost Cities #8) Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781534427334
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Published: Aladdin - November 5th, 2019

Illusions shatter—and Sophie and her friends face impossible choices—in this astonishing eighth book in the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling Keeper of the Lost Cities series.

Sophie Foster wants answers. But after a lifetime of lies, sometimes the truth is the most dangerous discovery.


The Boy with the Butterfly Mind Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781782506003
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Published: Kelpies - November 5th, 2019

Jamie Lee just wants to be normal but his ADHD isn't making it easy. If only he could control his butterfly mind he'd have friends, be able to keep out of trouble and he could live with his mom, not be sent to stay with his dad.


Dork Diaries 14: Tales from a Not-So-Best Friend Forever Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781534427204
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Published: Aladdin - October 22nd, 2019

Nikki Maxwell’s summer is packed with drama in this fourteenth installment of the #1 New York Times bestselling Dork Diaries series!

Nikki and her bandmates are looking forward to an AWESOME summer on tour as the opening act for the world famous Bad Boyz!


Revenge of the Red Club Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534435728
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Published: Aladdin - October 22nd, 2019

A tween reporter discovers an important and beloved club at school is being shut down—and uses the power of the pen to try and activate some much-needed social change in this period-positive and empowering middle grade novel about the importance of standing up for what you believe in.

Riley Dunne loves being a member of the Red Club.


Cats vs. Robots #2: Now with Fleas! Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062665737
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - October 22nd, 2019

#1 New York Times bestselling author Margaret Stohl and Lewis Peterson are back for book two in the hilarious middle grade series!

Book one of the Cats vs. Robots series was praised for its "mix of tech and kitties, STEM and heart" by the Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books.


The Collectors #2: A Storm of Wishes Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062691729
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Published: Greenwillow Books - October 22nd, 2019

Discover a secret society where wishes are stolen, and dreams have a price.

In the spellbinding sequel to New York Times–bestselling author Jacqueline West's The Collectors, eleven-year-old Van Markson embarks on a quest full of magic and adventure to rescue his best friend from a dangerous wish collector.


The Dragon Thief (Dragons in a Bag #2) Cover Image
By Zetta Elliott, Geneva B (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781524770495
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - October 22nd, 2019

Stealing a baby dragon was easy! Hiding it is a little more complicated, in this sequel to reviewer favorite Dragons in a Bag.

Jaxon had just one job--to return three baby dragons to the realm of magic. But when he got there, only two dragons were left in the bag. His best friend's sister, Kavita, is a dragon thief!


The Reader Cover Image
By Luciana de Luca, Cynthia Alonso (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781623719388
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Published: Crocodile Books - September 17th, 2019

Kai and the Monkey King: Brownstone's Mythical Collection 3 Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781912497119
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Published: Flying Eye Books - October 22nd, 2019

When Kai grows tired of her bookish mum not being adventurous enough for a Brownstone, she decides to seek out the mischievous and rebellious Monkey King - who she's always been told to stay away from. Will he bring her the adventure she craves, or will he cause her more trouble than he's worth?


Lintang and the Pirate Queen Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781328460301
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Published: Clarion Books - October 15th, 2019

Gutsy girls and strong women make up the diverse and appealing crew of a pirate ship that battles intrigue and deadly monsters in an action-filled fantasy adventure.

“Combine a pirate adventure of mythic proportions, a uniquely charming cast of characters, and a vivid new fantasy world, and you get Lintang and the Pirate Queen.


Allies Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338245721
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 15th, 2019

A New York Times bestseller!

Alan Gratz, bestselling author of Refugee, weaves a stunning array of voices and stories into an epic tale of teamwork in the face of tyranny -- and how just one day can change the world.


The Memory Keeper Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534439559
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Published: Aladdin - October 15th, 2019

“A heartfelt tale of an exceptional girl.” —BCCB
“Poignant…heartwarming.” —School Library Journal

Fish in a Tree meets The Thing About Jellyfish in this heartfelt middle grade debut about long-buried secrets, the power of memory, and the bond between a girl and her grandmother.

All Lulu C


The Dragon Warrior Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781547602001
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - October 15th, 2019

"An exhilarating tale. . . Readers will be enthralled." --J.C. Cervantes, New York Times bestselling author of The Storm Runner


Elizabeth Webster and the Court of Uncommon Pleas Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368041287
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

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Give and Take Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374308216
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - October 15th, 2019

Elly Swartz's Give and Take is a touching middle grade novel about family, friendship, and learning when to let go.


Legends of the Sky Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338349665
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Published: David Fickling Books - October 15th, 2019

"A thrilling fantasy quest... sure to lure fans of Christopher Paolini's Eragon and Rick Riordan." -- The Bookseller

When servant girl Milla uncovers four dragon eggs, she must figure out how to keep them a secret. But what if the dragons are exactly what the warring city need to bring about peace?


Rose Coffin Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338310474
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 15th, 2019

A startlingly original magical adventure that gives the phrase "unlikely hero" a whole new meaning.

Rose Coffin can't win. She's teased for her secondhand clothes. She's teased for blushing all the time. And she's teased for slipping into song at inopportune moments, though that's the only thing that keeps her panic at bay.


The Year We Fell From Space Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338236361
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - October 15th, 2019

The deeply affecting next book from acclaimed author Amy Sarig King.

Liberty Johansen is going to change the way we look at the night sky. Most people see the old constellations, the things they've been told to see. But Liberty sees new patterns, pictures, and possibilities. She's an exception.

Some other exceptions:


The Wizards of Once: Knock Three Times Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316508421
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

From the author of How to Train Your Dragon: Two young heroes fight to save their beloved homes in the next thrilling installment of the internationally bestselling Wizards of Once series.


The Rosewood Chronicles #2: Princess in Practice Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062847843
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Published: HarperCollins - October 15th, 2019

 YouTube star Connie Glynn is back with the sparkling follow-up to Undercover Princess, which Kirkus described as “Cinderella meets Mean Girls while at Hogwarts.”

Lottie Pumpkin never expected to become a royal during her first year at Rosewood Hall.


Under the Broken Sky Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250159212
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 15th, 2019

"Necessary for all of humankind, Under the Broken Sky is a breathtaking work of literature."—Booklist, starred review

A beautifully told middle-grade novel-in-verse about a Japanese orphan’s experience in occupied rural Manchuria during World War II.


Project Middle School (Alyssa Milano's Hope #1) Cover Image
By Alyssa Milano, Debbie Rigaud, Eric S. Keyes (Illustrator), Eric S. Keyes (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338329407
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 15th, 2019

From actor and lifelong activist Alyssa Milano comes Hope Roberts, a girl who's determined to change the world.

Hope is eleven years old, and she wants to be an astrophysicist. She loves swimming, Galaxy Girl comic books, her best friend Sam, and her two rescue dogs.


Naked Mole Rat Saves the World Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781616207243
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

Can Kit’s super-weird superpower save her world?

Twelve-year-old kit (with a small k) likes shopping at the flea market with her best friend, Clem, roller-skating, climbing to the roof to look at the stars, and volunteering at an animal shelter.


The Reader Cover Image
By Luciana de Luca, Cynthia Alonso (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781623719388
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Published: Crocodile Books - September 17th, 2019

The Perfect Star (The Perfect Score Series #3) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781524764630
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Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

Return to Lake View Middle School in the third book of the PERFECT SCORE series from the beloved author of Because of Mr. Terupt.

Eighth grade promises to be an unforgettable year of tears, laughter, surprises, and star power.


Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: The Illustrated Edition (Harry Potter, Book 4) Cover Image
By J. K. Rowling, Jim Kay (Illustrator)
$47.99
ISBN: 9780545791427
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - October 8th, 2019

The fourth book in the beloved Harry Potter series, now illustrated in glorious full color by award-winning artist Jim Kay. With over 150 illustrations!


Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks Cover Image
By Jason Reynolds, Alexander Nabaum (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481438285
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 8th, 2019

A National Book Award Finalist!
Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book
An NPR Favorite Book of 2019
A New York Times Best Children’s Book of 2019

A Time Best Children’s Book of 2019
A Today Show Best Kids’ Book of 2019
A Washington Post Best Children’s Book of 2019
A School


The Story That Cannot Be Told Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534430686
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - October 8th, 2019

A powerful middle grade debut that weaves together folklore and history to tell the story of a girl finding her voice and the strength to use it during the final months of the Communist regime in Romania in 1989.

Ileana has always collected stories.


Leading the Way: Women In Power Cover Image
By Janet Howell, Theresa Howell, Hillary Rodham Clinton (Foreword by), Kylie Akia (Illustrator), Alexandra Bye (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781536208467
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Published: Candlewick - October 8th, 2019

In this engaging and highly accessible compendium for young readers and aspiring power brokers, Virginia Senator Janet Howell and her daughter-in-law Theresa Howell spotlight the careers of fifty American women in politics — and inspire readers to make a difference. With foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton.


The 1000 Year Old Boy Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525707455
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - October 8th, 2019

A heartstopping, poignant, epic adventure story about a boy destined to live forever, who only wants to grow up.

Without death, life is just existence.


The Paris Project Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534440869
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 8th, 2019

“Une histoire d’espoir—a story of hope.” —Kirkus Reviews
“A memorable, heartfelt read.” —Publishers Weekly

Fans of the Nate series by Tim Federle and The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer Holm will love Cleveland Rosebud Potts in this poignant and heartfelt novel from the award-winning author of Lily


The Last Human Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419736919
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 8th, 2019

The Best at It Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062866417
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Published: Balzer + Bray - October 8th, 2019

From award-winning actor Maulik Pancholy comes a hilarious and heartfelt middle grade debut about a gay Indian American boy coming into his own. One of Time Out's “LGBTQ+ books for kids to read during Pride Month,” this is perfect for fans of Tim Federle’s Nate series.


Homerooms and Hall Passes Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062872142
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Published: Balzer + Bray - October 8th, 2019

“You can’t help falling in love with this hilarious upside-down take on Dungeons & Dragons. I read; I cheered; I laughed out loud.”—Gordon Korman


Bouncing Back Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316524742
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 8th, 2019

Packed with humor and thrilling sports action, this "wonderful story of friendship and the unique ability of kids to overcome a challenge" (#1 New York Times bestselling author Mitch Albom) "will get in your heart and won't get out" (#1 New York Times bestselling author Mike Lupica).


The 12th Candle Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062654977
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - October 8th, 2019

Middle school meets magic in this hilarious and heartfelt novel about a girl whose life flips when she wishes on an enchanted candle—perfect for fans of Sarah Mlynowski and Wendy Mass.

Sage Sassafras’s life is cursed! No, really. Since birth, Sage has been plagued by the Contrarium Curse that’s set her at odds with classmate Priscilla Petty.


Hazel’s Theory of Evolution Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062791177
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Published: HarperCollins - October 8th, 2019

Winner of the Lambda Literary Award!

The Thing About Jellyfish meets Raymie Nightingale in this tender middle grade novel from Lisa Jenn Bigelow, acclaimed author of Drum Roll, Please.


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By Jamie Michalak, Bob Kolar (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763695590
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Published: Candlewick - October 8th, 2019

When the introspective Frank meets the gregarious Bean, can they find a way to make beautiful music together? Dry wit and hilarious illustrations introduce a new unlikely pair.


Surprise Lily Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780823442645
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Published: Holiday House - October 8th, 2019

Ten-year-old Rose's perfect life is upended when her long-absent disaster of a mother turns up. Can she hold her family together as everything unravels?

Growing up on the farm it was always just Rose and grandma, working the land that had been in the Lovell family for generations. She doesn't miss her mother, Iris, a bit.


The Space We're In Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780823442898
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Published: Margaret Ferguson Books - October 8th, 2019

Ten-year-old Frank has trouble navigating his relationship with his younger brother Max who is autistic.

Frank loves soccer, codes, riding his bike, and playing with his friends. His brother Max is five. Max only eats foods that are beige or white, hates baths, and if he has to wear a t-shirt that isn't gray with yellow stripes he melts down down down.


My Life as Lotta: A House Full of Rabbits Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781454936244
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sterling Children's Books - October 8th, 2019

Meet 10-year-old Lotta She's funny (all of the time), fearless (some of the time), and will make you laugh out loud

"Lotta's escapades are described and illustrated with theatrical flair and humor, making this an enjoyable snapshot of tween life." --Booklist


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