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Cilla Lee-Jenkins: The Epic Story

by Susan Tan & Dana Wulfekotte Roaring Brook Press (March 26, 2019)

Cilla Lee-Jenkins returns to pursue her dreams of becoming a successful author while dealing with her Chinese-American family in Cilla Lee-Jenkins: The Epic Story by writer Susan Tan and illustrator Dana Wulfekotte....


Mob School Swap

by Greyson Mann & Amanda Brack Sky Pony (March 05, 2019)

When Mom decides the Creeper family should take part in a student-exchange program, Gerald knows his house is going to get a lot more crowded. But he's horrified when the mob they're hosting turns out to be...


Thirty Thousand Bottles of Wine and a Pig Called Helga

by Todd Alexander Simon & Schuster Australia (February 23, 2019)

Once I was the poster boy for corporate success, but now I’m crashing through the bush in a storm in search of a missing pig. How the hell did we end up here?

 

Todd and Jeff have had enough of the city. Sick...


The Great Flytrap Disaster

by Chris Mould Aladdin (February 05, 2019)

A band of tiny swashbucklers battle the summer heat—and a sneaky spider—in this third book in a brand-new chapter book series about pocket-sized pirates!

Up on the Pocket Pirates’ shelf, the summer heat...


Frazzled #3: Minor Incidents and Absolute Uncertainties

Frazzled #3

by Booki Vivat HarperCollins (February 05, 2019)

Abbie Wu is even more FRAZZLED as she embarks on an outdoor school trip and encounters new hazards of middle school.

This is the third book in a New York Times bestselling graphic novel series that NPR's All...


Stick Dog Gets the Tacos

Stick Dog #9

by Tom Watson HarperCollins (February 05, 2019)

Perfect for fans of Big Nate, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and the previous Stick Dog books, Tom Watson’s hilarious series continues with a backyard adventure complete with crunchy tacos, squishy guacamole, and flying...


The Dying of the Light (Skulduggery Pleasant, Book 9)

by Derek Landy HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks (January 08, 2019)

The ninth book in the original, jaw-droppingly stupendous Skulduggery Pleasant series.

Valkyrie. Darquesse. Stephanie. The world ain’t big enough for the three of them. The end will come…

The War of the...


Last Stand of Dead Men (Skulduggery Pleasant, Book 8)

by Derek Landy HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks (January 08, 2019)

The eighth instalment in the biggest, funniest, most thrilling comedy-horror-adventure series in the universe - and the follow-up to 2012’s number-one bestseller, Kingdom of the Wicked…

War has finally come....


The Unteachables

by Gordon Korman Balzer + Bray (January 08, 2019)

A hilarious new middle grade novel from beloved and bestselling author Gordan Korman about what happens when the worst class of kids in school is paired with the worst teacher—perfect for fans of Ms. Bixby’s...


Operation Glitter Hero

by Natalie Shaw Simon Spotlight (December 11, 2018)

Wendy stretches herself a little too thin when trying to protect her friends in this hilarious novel based on an episode of the hit Disney Channel show Hotel Transylvania: The Series.

Talk about a sticky situation!...


Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures #15: Lost in New York

by Jeff Brown & Macky Pamintuan HarperCollins (November 20, 2018)

Flat Stanley and his family are on another adventure in this fifteenth book in the renowned Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures series. This time, the Lambchops are visiting the Big Apple!

Stanley Lambchop has...


The Alien Conspiracy

by Cara J. Stevens Sky Pony (November 13, 2018)

On an island where everyone is a warrior, only the strong survive. The Impossibles, a squadron of inexperienced soldiers, have been recruited from across the globe, tasked with the directive to train, fight,...


The Stinky Truth

by Joe Berger Margaret K. McElderry Books (November 06, 2018)

Sam Lyttle learns that sometimes the truth can hurt just as much as a lie in this follow-up to the humorous and cheeky illustrated middle grade novel The Pudding Problem which Kirkus Reviews calls perfect for...


Lily & Kosmo in Outer Outer Space

by Jonathan Ashley Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (October 30, 2018)

Explore outer outer space where dastardly villains await in this hilarious and inventive illustrated middle grade novel.

Brooklyn, Earth. 1949.

Lily Lupino is going to be an astronaut when she grows up. For now,...


Anna and the Apocalypse

by Katharine Turner & Barry Waldo Imprint (October 23, 2018)

School’s out for the end of the world.

Anna and the Apocalypse is a horror comedy about a teenager who faces down a zombie apocalypse with a little help from her friends.

Anna Shepherd is a straight-A student...


Knights vs. Dinosaurs

by Matt Phelan Greenwillow Books (October 23, 2018)

Renowned for their courage, their chivalry, and their ability to fight mythical creatures, the Knights of the Round Table must face their most dangerous opponents yet—DINOSAURS!

This heavily illustrated middle...


You Ain't Seen Nothing Yeti!

by Steven Butler & Steven Lenton Simon & Schuster UK (October 18, 2018)

The second book in this fabulously funny series by bestselling author Steven Butler and the wonderful Steven Lenton!

 

Having just saved the hotel from a goblin prince, Frankie Banister and the guests are looking...


My Weirdest School #12: Ms. Hall Is a Goofball!

My Weirdest School #12

by Dan Gutman & Jim Paillot HarperCollins (October 16, 2018)

With more than 12 million books sold, the My Weird School series really gets kids reading!

In this twelfth book in the My Weirdest School series, there’s a new lunch lady at Ella Mentry! Ms. Hall is obsessed...


Betrayal at Salty Springs

by Devin Hunter Sky Pony (October 09, 2018)

Grey has improved a ton with the help of his friends, and he’s closing in on the top tier of players. But then his closest friend announces that he’s been asked to join a new squad on the top tier and leaves...


Sticker Girl and the Cupcake Challenge

by Janet Tashjian & Inga Wilmink Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (October 09, 2018)

Jump into Book 3 of this magical middle grade adventure series with Sticker Girl Martina Rivera!

Bonus feature: Sticker sheet featuring the magic stickers from Book 3 packaged with the book.

A gumball machine...


Anna, Banana, and the Sleepover Secret

by Anica Mrose Rissi & Cassey Kuo Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (October 09, 2018)

Anna wrestles with a big secret at Isabel’s super-fun sleepover in the seventh book of this “fast-paced, fun, and funny” (Megan McDonald, bestselling author of the Judy Moody series) illustrated chapter...


Stick Cat: Two Cats and a Baby

by Tom Watson HarperCollins (September 25, 2018)

Perfect for fans of Big Nate, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and the Stick Dog books, Tom Watson’s hilarious series continues with Stick Cat: Two Cats and a Baby—an adventure involving a new baby, an old grandma,...


Unclaimed Baggage

by Jen Doll Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (September 18, 2018)

*A New York Times Staff Pick*

*An NPR Best Book of 2018*

*A Buzzfeed Best YA Book of 2018*

In Jen Doll's young adult debut novel, Unclaimed Baggage, Doris—a lone liberal in a conservative small town—has mostly...


Thundercluck!

by Paul Tillery, Iv & Meg Wittwer Roaring Brook Press (September 18, 2018)

Cancel your dinner plans and dig in to Thundercluck! by Paul Tillery IV and Meg Wittwer. This is the first book in a hilarious new series stuffed with Norse mythology, black-and-white illustrations by the dozen,...


King of the Bench: Comeback Kid

by Steve Moore HarperCollins (September 18, 2018)

It’s basketball season in the fourth book of this highly illustrated middle grade series from the nationally syndicated cartoonist of  “In the Bleachers,” starring a kid who plays the same position in...


Check Out the Library Weenies

by David Lubar Tom Doherty Associates (September 04, 2018)

Master of the macabre David Lubar is back with Check Out the Library Weenies, his ninth collection of Weenies Stories. Here are thirty more scary stories for the middle grade audience--perfect for both avid...


The 91-Story Treehouse

Treehouse #7

by Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton Feiwel & Friends (July 10, 2018)

New York Times-bestselling team Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton invite readers to come hang out with them in their 91-Story Treehouse—the seventh book in the illustrated chapter book series filled with Andy...


Jasmine Toguchi, Flamingo Keeper

Jasmine Toguchi #4

by Debbi Michiko Florence & Elizabet Vukovic Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (July 03, 2018)

*A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2018*

Jasmine's best friend, Linnie, has just gotten a puppy. And now Jasmine wants a pet of her own—a flamingo! So when her grandmother sends Jasmine a daruma doll as...


My Weirdest School #11: Mr. Will Needs to Chill!

My Weirdest School #11

by Dan Gutman & Jim Paillot HarperCollins (June 19, 2018)

With more than 12 million books sold, the My Weird School series really gets kids reading!

In this eleventh book in the My Weirdest School series, local ice-cream man Mr. Will is bringing delicious treats to...


Hotel Transylvania 3 Movie Novelization

by Stacia Deutsch Simon Spotlight (June 05, 2018)

This novelization of the hilarious monster comedy includes an eight-page insert of full-color images from the film!

Sony Pictures Animation’s Hotel Transylvania 3 stars Adam Sandler and Selena Gomez!

Everyone’s...


William Wenton and the Secret Portal

by Bobbie Peers & Tara F. Chace Aladdin (May 22, 2018)

William Wenton is a code-breaking genius, but now he faces a new threat—one that’s lurking inside him—in the second book in the William Wenton series that School Library Journal calls “part Alex Rider...


Peeves

by Mike Van Waes HarperCollins (May 08, 2018)

Gremlins meets Inside Out in this sneaky parable about courage and self-control. Fun, funny, and surprisingly heartfelt."—Ernest Cline, author of Ready Player One

Steven (Slim) Pickings is on the edge of...


Amelia Bedelia Chapter Book #12: Amelia Bedelia Digs In

Amelia Bedelia #12

by Herman Parish & Lynne Avril Greenwillow Books (May 01, 2018)

In the twelfth chapter book in the New York Times–bestselling series, Amelia Bedelia heads to the beach for a summertime adventure.

With her cousin Jason and her best friend Alice by her side, she’s ready...


Lulu Is Getting a Sister

by Judith Viorst & Kevin Cornell Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books (April 24, 2018)

Lulu is getting the sister she never asked for in this hilarious illustrated chapter book filled with hilarious hijinks and fiesty twists from Judith Viorst.

Lulu has received the worst. News. EVER. She’s getting…a...


Monsters Unleashed #2: Bugging Out

by John Kloepfer & Mark Oliver HarperCollins (April 24, 2018)

From the author of the popular Zombie Chasers series comes the second book in the hilarious, action-packed Monsters Unleashed duology.

The only thing worse than monsters? Bugs. Billions of them.

Just when Freddie...


Mr. Puffball: Escape from Castaway Island

Mr. Puffball #3

by Constance Lombardo HarperCollins (April 24, 2018)

All paws on deck! Everyone’s favorite Hollywood cat is ready for his big break in the final book of the Mr. Puffball trilogy.

Purr-fect for middle grade fans of highly illustrated, funny series such as Diary...


Jolly Foul Play

by Robin Stevens Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (April 17, 2018)

“Steven’s storytelling and suspense-building are top-notch.” —School Library Journal

“Readers…will find themselves stretching their powers of deduction.” —Booklist

After a student turns up murdered...


St Grizzle's School for Girls, Geeks and Tag-along Zombies

by Karen Mccombie Stripes Publishing (April 05, 2018)

When Arch turns up at St Grizzle's having run away from home, Dani is delighted to introduce her best friend to her new classmates, only to discover that mixing her old life with her new one isn't quite as easy...


Jasmine Toguchi, Drummer Girl

Jasmine Toguchi #3

by Debbi Michiko Florence & Elizabet Vukovic Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (April 03, 2018)

*A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2018*

*A CYBILS Easy Reader and Early Chapter Book Award Winner*

It’s talent show time at school, and eight-year-old Jasmine Toguchi is excited to show her stuff. But...


The Truly Terrible Mistake

by Chrissie Perry & Hardie Grant Egmont Aladdin (April 03, 2018)

After getting a truly terrible grade, Penelope Kingston makes a plan to perfect her grades in the fourth book in the charming Penelope Perfect chapter book series.

Penelope Kingston has never, ever messed up...


Cilla Lee-Jenkins: This Book Is a Classic

by Susan Tan & Dana Wulfekotte Roaring Brook Press (March 27, 2018)

“Anyone who spends time with Cilla Lee-Jenkins will look forward to reading her in the future.” –Booklist, starred review, on Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire

Priscilla “Cilla” Lee-Jenkins...


King of the Bench: Kicking & Screaming

by Steve Moore HarperCollins (March 27, 2018)

In the third book of this highly illustrated middle grade series from the nationally syndicated cartoonist of “In the Bleachers,” Steve takes one for the benchwarmers to play his least favorite sport.

Perfect...


Anna, Banana, and the Recipe for Disaster

by Anica Mrose Rissi & Meg Park Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (March 20, 2018)

Anna and Banana must cook up a solution when her jealousy gets her into some hot water in the sixth book of this “fast-paced, fun, and funny” (Megan McDonald, bestselling author of the Judy Moody series)...


Olga: We're Out of Here!

by Élise Gravel HarperCollins (March 13, 2018)

Animal lover and kid scientist Olga is back! Great for fans of the acclaimed graphic novels Real Friends and Invisible Emmie.

In this second installment of a series Franny K. Stein creator Jim Benton called “great,...


Raffie on the Run

by Jacqueline Resnick & Joe Sutphin Roaring Brook Press (February 13, 2018)

The Cricket in Times Square meets Finding Nemo—a subway rat must cross New York City to bring his lost little brother home.

Raffie Lipton lives a rat’s dream life. In his family’s subway station home,...


My Weirdest School #10: Miss Newman Isn't Human!

My Weirdest School #10

by Dan Gutman & Jim Paillot HarperCollins (February 13, 2018)

With more than 12 million books sold, the My Weird School series really gets kids reading!

In this tenth book in the new My Weirdest School series, Sprinkles Newman, the local TV meteorologist, is coming to Ella...


Marty Pants #2: Keep Your Paws Off!

Marty Pants #2

by Mark Parisi HarperCollins (February 06, 2018)

Marty Pants is back! And in an unexpectedly hairy situation, Marty must put his deduction skills to the test as this new mystery might be leading to monstrous consequences.

When Marty finds a ripped page from...


The Problim Children

by Natalie Lloyd & Júlia Sardà Katherine Tegen Books (January 30, 2018)

With a dash of Lemony Snicket, a dollop of the Addams Family, and a hearty dose of adventure, New York Times bestselling author Natalie Lloyd introduces a new series about seven strange and adventurous siblings...


The It Girl in Rome

by Katy Birchall Aladdin (January 02, 2018)

Anna finds herself on a class trip to Rome in this hilarious final novel in The It Girl trilogy.

Anna Huntley, her friends, and her ACTUAL boyfriend (definitely requires shouting) Connor are going on a class...


Supergifted

by Gordon Korman Balzer + Bray (January 02, 2018)

This funny and heartwarming sequel to Ungifted, which has become a word-of-mouth hit, cleverly sends up our ideas about intelligence, heroism, and popularity.

Donovan Curtis has never been what anyone would call...