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Hazel’s Theory of Evolution

by Lisa Jenn Bigelow HarperCollins (October 08, 2019)

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

Hazel knows a lot about the world. That’s because when she’s...


It's Like This, Cat

by Emily Cheney Neville & Emil Weiss HarperCollins (September 03, 2019)

The Newbery-winning classic novel about a young New Yorker who figures out the world on his own terms with the help of one prickly tomcat, for readers who enjoy such books as Al Capone Does My Shirts and Hoot...


My Jasper June

by Laurel Snyder Walden Pond Press (September 03, 2019)

“This book is a treasure—a touching story of friendship, loss, and finding beauty in the everyday, with characters who stay with you long after you’ve turned the final page. I absolutely loved it.”—R....


The Trouble with Shooting Stars

by Meg Cannistra Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (August 20, 2019)

“A story brimming with hope and sparkling with magic. Meg Cannistra’s writing shines as bright as any shooting star.” —Cassie Beasley, author of Circus Mirandus

“Loving, imaginative, and gorgeously...


Stay

by Bobbie Pyron Katherine Tegen Books (August 13, 2019)

Fans of Pax and A Dog’s Way Home will love this heartwarming story of a girl living in a shelter and the homeless dog she’s determined to reunite with his family.

Piper’s life is turned upside down when...


The Serendipity of Flightless Things

by Fiadhnait Moser little bee books (August 06, 2019)

This middle grade, magical-realism novel from the author of The Flourishing of Floralie Laurel is about an Irish girl who is sent to a mysterious town in Virginia to live with her long-lost mother, and is Alice...


Check Mates

by Stewart Foster Simon & Schuster UK (June 27, 2019)

'Funny and heartfelt with a cunning twist. Stewart Foster is a grandmaster.' - ROSS WELFORD

 

'An inspirational underdog story and a chilling mystery! A winning combination.' - DAVID SOLOMONS

Some people think...


Honeybees and Frenemies

by Kristi Wientge Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (June 04, 2019)

Twelve-year-old Flor faces a bittersweet summer with a pageant, a frenemy, and a hive full of honey.

It’s the summer before eighth grade and Flor is stuck at home and working at her family’s mattress store,...


A Place to Belong

by Cynthia Kadohata & Julia Kuo Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books (May 14, 2019)

A Japanese-American family, reeling from their ill treatment in the Japanese internment camps, gives up their American citizenship to move back to Hiroshima, unaware of the devastation wreaked by the atomic...


Emily Out of Focus

by Miriam Spitzer Franklin Sky Pony (May 07, 2019)

Twelve-year-old Emily is flying with her parents to China to adopt and bring home a new baby sister. She’s excited but nervous to travel across the world and very aware that this trip will change her entire...


Sweeping Up the Heart

by Kevin Henkes Greenwillow Books (March 19, 2019)

From two-time Newbery Honor and New York Times–bestselling author Kevin Henkes, this timeless novel about loss, loneliness, and friendship tells the story of the spring break that changes seventh-grader Amelia...


Bad Dad

by David Walliams & Tony Ross HarperCollins (March 19, 2019)

Hailed as “the heir to Roald Dahl” by The Spectator, the UK’s #1 bestselling children’s author, David Walliams, will have fans of Jeff Kinney and Rachel Renee Russell in stitches!

David Walliams burst...


Mostly the Honest Truth

by Jody J. Little HarperCollins (March 12, 2019)

A pitch-perfect story exploring the many meanings of family, Jody J. Little’s tough yet tender debut is perfect for fans of Leslie Connor and Katherine Paterson.

After Pop is sent back to rehab, Jane Pengilly...


Nikki on the Line

by Barbara Carroll Roberts Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (March 05, 2019)

Judy Blume meets Mike Lupica in this heartfelt and authentic debut novel about a girl coming of age at home, in school, and on the basketball court.

Thirteen-year-old Nikki Doyle's dreams of becoming a basketball...


One Speck of Truth

by Caela Carter HarperCollins (March 05, 2019)

A heartwarming and poignant story that explores the bonds of family and the importance of knowing your own history, from the critically acclaimed author of My Life with the Liars and the ALA Notable Book Forever,...


Marge in Charge and the Missing Orangutan

Marge in Charge #3

by Isla Fisher & Églantine Ceulemans HarperCollins (February 26, 2019)

The adventures of zany babysitter Marge continue in the third book of actress Isla Fisher’s charming illustrated series, perfect for fans of Amelia Bedelia and Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle.

Marge, the rainbow-haired...


The Simple Art of Flying

by Cory Leonardo Aladdin (February 12, 2019)

“Delightfully quirky.” —Kirkus Reviews

Perfect for fans of The One and Only Ivan, this irresistible debut novel combines plucky humor and a whole lot of heart in a story about the true meaning of family....


The Carnival of Wishes & Dreams

by Jenny Lundquist Aladdin (February 12, 2019)

In the tradition of Wishtree and You May Already Be a Winner, this hopeful middle grade novel tells the story of three former friends who must come together at their annual town carnival to heal and reconnect...


All Your Fault

by Cath Howe Nosy Crow (February 06, 2019)

Maya and Rose won't talk to each other. Even though they are sisters. Not since the accident. Maya is running wild, and Rose doesn't know what to do. Now Maya and Rose have to go away together on a week-long...


Room 555

by Cristy Wilson Orca Book Publishers (January 29, 2019)

Fourteen-year-old Roonie loves hip-hop almost as much as she loves her grandmother. She cannot wait to compete in her school's dance competition. But as her grandmother's health deteriorates, Roonie becomes...


Embrace the Chicken

by Mahtab Narsimhan Orca Book Publishers (January 29, 2019)

Even though she only left Mumbai a few months ago, Shivani isn't feeling like such an outsider anymore. She likes her new school. She finally has a best friend. But when her mother volunteers for the school's...


Donavan's Word Jar

by Monalisa DeGross & Cheryl Hanna Amistad (December 31, 2018)

The classic story about the power of words

Donavan Allen doesn’t collect coins, comics, or trading cards like most kids. He collects words—big words, little words, soft words, and silly words. Whenever Donavan...


The Crims #2: Down with the Crims!

The Crims #2

by Kate Davies HarperCollins (December 11, 2018)

The crime-loving Crims are back in the second installment of this hilarious trilogy, perfect for fans of Lemony Snicket and Pseudonymous Bosch!

Imogen Crim has moved back home with her family and resumed her...


The Adventurer's Guide to Treasure (and How to Steal It)

by Wade Albert White Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (November 06, 2018)

Fantasy gets a clever refresh in the final book of this witty, action-packed, and hilarious middle grade adventure trilogy.

At Saint Lupin's Quest Academy Completely Ordinary School Where Nothing Bizarre Ever...


The Land of Stories: The Ultimate Book Hugger's Guide

by Chris Colfer Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (October 16, 2018)

A behind-the-scenes, comprehensive look at the #1 New York Times bestselling series.

A combination travel guide, encyclopedia, and exciting fan compendium, this ultimate guidebook includes sections such as "Who's...


The Cat Who Ate Christmas

by Lil Chase & Thomas Docherty Running Press (October 09, 2018)

A charming Christmas story for the whole family about a cat who is up to no good!

It's Christmas, and Jingles the kitten has knocked over the Christmas tree and unwrapped all of the presents! What a naughty kitty....


Celebrate the Season: Book #3

by Taylor Garland Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (October 09, 2018)

The magic of the holidays is captured in this cheerful new book series that's perfect for middle-grade readers, and as hard to resist as Christmas cookies!


Celebrate the Season: Book #4

by Taylor Garland Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (October 09, 2018)

The magic of the holidays is captured in this cheerful new book series that's perfect for middle-grade readers, and as hard to resist as Christmas cookies!


Alan Cole Doesn't Dance

by Eric Bell Katherine Tegen Books (October 09, 2018)

To heartwarming cheer, Alan Cole came out to his school. But now what?

In this follow-up novel to Alan Cole Is Not a Coward, Eric Bell deftly explores with nuance and humor how the first step to complete self-acceptance...


Apple Pie Promises

by Hillary Homzie Sky Pony (October 02, 2018)

Lily has lived with her mom since her parents got divorced several years ago, and her dad has recently remarried to a woman with a daughter her age named Hannah. But now, Lily's mom has gotten a once-in-a-lifetime...


The Great Googlini

by Sara Cassidy & Charlene Chua Orca Book Publishers (October 02, 2018)

Filip, the ten-year-old son of Croatian immigrants, lives in a boring suburb of the big city, where he passes his time either at school or in his cozy kitchen, googling everything from dinosaurs to the Hubble...


Bounce Back

by Hena Khan Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for Young Re (October 02, 2018)

From the critically acclaimed author of Amina’s Voice comes the third book in an exciting middle grade series about a scrawny fourth-grader with big dreams of basketball stardom.

Zayd has a plan. He’s ready...


Dog Days in the City

by Jodi Kendall & Pascal Campion HarperCollins (October 02, 2018)

Twelve-year-old Josie must find forever homes for seven rambunctious foster puppies in this heartwarming sequel to The Unlikely Story of a Pig in the City, which the Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books...


My Father's Words

by Patricia Maclachlan Katherine Tegen Books (October 02, 2018)

Patricia MacLachlan, beloved author of the Newbery Medal-winning Sarah, Plain and Tall, has crafted another lyrical and touching novel for young readers about finding hope after the loss of a loved one.

Declan...


The Magic Misfits: The Second Story

by Neil Patrick Harris Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (September 25, 2018)

From award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris comes the magical second book in the NY Times bestselling series with even more tricks up its sleeve!

Growing up in an orphanage, Leila was bullied for being different....


My Secret Dragon

by Debbie Thomas Little Island Books (September 20, 2018)

Aidan Mooney has the mother of all problems. His mum is part dragon. He's spent his whole life struggling to keep her hidden from the world. But now, with the help of his super-smart new friend Charlotte, Aidan...


Nobody Real

by Steven Camden HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks (September 04, 2018)

The stunningly original new YA novel from renowned spoken-word poet Steven Camden. With a dash of Inception and a bit of Jennifer Niven, this is the story of a teen girl and her imaginary friend, and we guarantee...


Smoke and Mirrors

by K. D. Halbrook Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books (September 04, 2018)

“Rewarding.” —BCCB (starred review)

A Wrinkle in Time–inspired adventure…Halbrook’s writing is artful.” —Kirkus Reviews

“This is a story to savor.” —Kathi Appelt, National Book Award finalist...


The Crossroads

by Alexandra Diaz Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books (September 04, 2018)

“An incredibly heartfelt depiction of immigrants and refugees in a land full of uncertainty.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Insightful, realistic picture...especially important reading for today’s children.” —...


The Hotel Between

by Sean Easley Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (September 04, 2018)

“Magic and mystery draw you [in]…Can I make a reservation yet?” —James Riley, New York Times bestselling author of the Story Thieves series

“A wild ride across the globe, full of fun, adventure, and...


You've Got A Friend

by Judi Curtin The O'Brien Press (September 03, 2018)

In the third book in the Time After Time series our favourite time-travelling best friends are back!

Molly’s dad comes home to surprise her - he has decided to move back permanently, and Molly tries to adjust...


Charlie and Me

by Mark Lowery little bee books (August 28, 2018)

How far would you go to say goodbye? Martin and Charlie are journeying 421 miles across England to find out, but are they prepared for what they find when they get there?

Thirteen-year-old Martin and his younger...


In the Buff

by Vicki Grant Orca Book Publishers (August 28, 2018)

After a big fight with his wife, Rupert's grandfather, known to everyone as Gump, packs up and moves into Gentle Breezes Nudist Community for Active Seniors. Thirteen-year-old Rupert is sent in to talk some...


Unity Club

by Karen Spafford-Fitz Orca Book Publishers (August 28, 2018)

Brett is president of her school's Unity Club. When a new group home for at-risk youth opens in the neighborhood, Brett becomes friends with Jude, one of the boys who lives at the home. After a series of acts...


Raw Talent

by Jocelyn Shipley Orca Book Publishers (August 28, 2018)

Fourteen-year-old Paisley loves to sing. She dreams of being a pop star just like her idol, Denzi, who also grew up in the small town of Stonehill. The problem is, Paisley suffers from severe stage fright. She...


Offbeat

by Megan Clendenan Orca Book Publishers (August 28, 2018)

Fourteen-year-old Rose is sure she's going to become a folk-music sensation, with her best friend, Shilo, at her side. But first she needs to convince her mom to keep paying for her expensive violin lessons....


Lucky Break

by Brooke Carter Orca Book Publishers (August 28, 2018)

Seventeen-year-old Lucy "Lucky" Graves is devoted to her championship rugby team, but her dreams of a scholarship are destroyed when she breaks her leg during an important game. If it doesn't heal properly,...


If This Were a Story

by Beth Turley Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (August 28, 2018)

“An imaginative debut.” —Booklist

“Hannah’s growth is organic and well earned.” —Publishers Weekly

In the tradition of Crenshaw and The Thing About Jellyfish, ten-year-old Hannah copes with the...


Top-Secret Grandad and Me: Death by Soup

by David MacPhail & Laura Aviñó Kelpies (August 16, 2018)

Since his dad literally did a vanishing act (he's a magician!), Jay Patel has turned detective, and now, with the help of his ghostly grandad, he's on a new case – a murder in a fancy country hotel where the...


Courage

by Barbara Binns HarperCollins (July 31, 2018)

For fans of Jason Reynolds and Kwame Alexander, a poignant and timely novel about race, class, and second chances.

Ever since T’Shawn’s dad died, his mother has been struggling to keep the family afloat....