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Lion Down

by Stuart Gibbs Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (February 26, 2019)

Teddy Fitzroy returns as FunJungle’s resident sleuth when a lion is falsely accused of killing a distinguished dog in the latest novel in New York Times bestselling author Stuart Gibbs’s FunJungle series....


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, 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...


Mistletoe and Murder

by Robin Stevens Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (September 18, 2018)

Hazel and Daisy trade mistletoe for a murder investigation and set out to save the day (Christmas Day that is!) in this fabulously festive fifth novel of the Wells & Wong Mystery series.

Daisy Wells and Hazel...


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...


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)...


Anna, Banana, and the Little Lost Kitten

by Anica Mrose Rissi & Meg Park Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (May 02, 2017)

Anna and Banana rescue a stray kitten in the fifth book of this “fast-paced, fun, and funny” (Megan McDonald, bestselling author of the Judy Moody series) illustrated chapter book series about the joys and...


First Class Murder

by Robin Stevens Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (April 04, 2017)

A murdered heiress, a missing necklace, and a train full of shifty, unusual, and suspicious characters leaves Daisy and Hazel with a new mystery to solve in this third novel of the Wells & Wong Mystery series....


Panda-monium

by Stuart Gibbs Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (April 04, 2017)

New York Times bestselling author

Teddy Fitzroy returns as FunJungle’s resident sleuth when the zoo’s newest addition goes missing—before she even arrives!—in the latest novel in New York Times bestselling...


Spurt

by Chris Miles Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (February 07, 2017)

A boy who’s the last in his class to go through puberty tries to fake it till he makes it through a series of cringe-worthy and hilarious events in this “funny, heartfelt” (School Library Journal) balls-and-all...


Evil Spy School

by Stuart Gibbs Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (April 21, 2015)

When Ben gets kicked out of the CIA’s spy school, he enrolls with the enemy. From New York Times bestselling author, Stuart Gibbs, this companion to the Edgar Award–nominated Spy School and Spy Camp is rife...


Space Case

by Stuart Gibbs Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (September 16, 2014)

It’s a murder mystery on the moon in this humorous and suspenseful space adventure from the author of Belly Up and Spy School that The New York Times Book Review called “a delightful and brilliantly constructed...


Play Me Backwards

by Adam Selzer Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (August 26, 2014)

A committed slacker enlists the help of his best friend (who may or may not be the devil) to get his act together in this “timelessly true to life” (Booklist) novel filled with humor, awkwardness, and honesty,...


The Actual & Truthful Adventures of Becky Thatcher

by Jessica Lawson & Iacopo Bruno Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (July 01, 2014)

Becky Thatcher has her side of the story to tell—and it’s a whopper—in this creative spin on Mark Twain’s beloved The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, complete with illustrations, that Publishers Weekly calls...


Bringing Down the Mouse

by Ben Mezrich Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (June 24, 2014)

Charlie Lewis goes on a roller coaster ride of risk, math, and gaming in this middle grade novel that parallels the New York Times bestselling Bringing Down the House, which inspired the movie 21.

Charlie Lewis...


Poached

by Stuart Gibbs Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (April 08, 2014)

Teddy Fitzroy’s back for another zoo mystery—this time it’s a koala caper—in this action-packed follow-up to Belly Up that School Library Journal called a “whopper of a whodunit that delivers plenty...


SPHDZ 4 Life!

by Jon Scieszka & Shane Prigmore Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (October 01, 2013)

Don’t miss the stunning, riveting, hilarious, and 100% fresh conclusion to the interactive Spaceheadz saga!

The SPHDZ accomplished their goal of recruiting 3.14 million and one SPHDZ. But the brainwave has...


The Little Leftover Witch

by Florence Laughlin Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (August 27, 2013)

A little lost witch undergoes a magical transformation when she’s loved by a human family in this heartwarming story.

When Felina, a little witch, breaks her broom on Halloween and can’t fly home, she is...


The Fran with Four Brains

by Jim Benton Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (June 18, 2013)

Goosebumps and Bill Nye the Science Guy fans, meet Franny!

Being a mad scientist in the modern world is very hard work. With so much that needs to be done in such a short period of time, multitasking can become...


The Frandidate

by Jim Benton Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (June 18, 2013)

Goosebumps and Bill Nye the Science Guy fans, meet Franny!

Franny K. Stein, Mad Scientist, has always had her eye on world domination, and she has to start somewhere...like her class elections! If people vote...


Frantastic Voyage

by Jim Benton Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (June 18, 2013)

Goosebumps and Bill Nye the Science Guy fans, meet Franny!

Franny’s faithful Lab assistant, Igor, has swallowed a doomsday device that is ready to go off at any moment! For a regular scientist, it might seem...


The Fran That Time Forgot

Franny K. Stein, Mad Scientist #4

by Jim Benton Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (May 28, 2013)

Goosebumps and Bill Nye the Science Guy fans, meet Franny!

Franny K. Stein didn’t think the time would ever come when someone would realize what the K in her name stood for. And she REALLY didn’t think that...


The Invisible Fran

Franny K. Stein, Mad Scientist #3

by Jim Benton Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (May 28, 2013)

Goosebumps and Bill Nye the Science Guy fans, meet Franny!

There’s nothing better than being a mad scientist—at least according to Franny. So she’s making it her mission to help her classmates discover...


Attack of the 50-Ft. Cupid

Franny K. Stein, Mad Scientist #2

by Jim Benton Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (April 30, 2013)

Franny’s mom says every mad scientist needs a lab assistant. So for Valentine’s Day Franny gets just that—a Lab assistant. Except Igor isn’t a pure Lab. He’s also part poodle, part Chihuahua, part...


Lunch Walks Among Us

Franny K. Stein, Mad Scientist #1

by Jim Benton Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (April 30, 2013)

Franny K. Stein is not your average girl—she’s a mad scientist. She prefers poison ivy to daisies, and when Franny jumps rope, she uses her pet snake. The kids in Franny’s class think she’s weird, wacky,...


How I Spent My Last Night On Earth

by Todd Strasser Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (November 20, 2012)

Something strange is happening in the parking lot of Time Zone High: The established cliques aren’t in their usual gathering places. Instead, everyone has joined in one large, frantically interacting mass....


Danger Goes Berserk

by Mac Barnett & Matt Myers Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (October 02, 2012)

When a missing surfboard proves to have hidden depths, twelve-year-old super-sleuth Steve Brixton must go undercover—and underwater—to tackle a puzzling tangle of mysteries.

Steve Brixton’s finally gotten...


Anyway*

by Arthur Salm Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (May 01, 2012)

Reinventing yourself takes humor, heart, and a TON of footnotes!

Max is a good kid—but you wouldn’t know that if you met him at the boring family camp his parents dragged him to over the summer. There, for...


My Chimp Friday

by Hester Mundis Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (October 04, 2011)

Rachel can't imagine why Bucky Greene, a scientist friend of her father's who's developing genetically engineered bananas, would show up at their New York City apartment in the middle of the night to leave a...


It Happened on a Train

by Mac Barnett & Adam Rex Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (October 04, 2011)

Steve Brixton is in retirement, and not even grand theft auto can bring him back for one last job. Period, the end, that’s that. Right???

After finding out that his favorite author (and author of the definitive...


SPHDZ Book #3!

by Jon Scieszka & Shane Prigmore Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (September 20, 2011)

The SPHDZ are about to reach their recruitment quota—and that’s when the real story STARTS!

Michael K. and the gang only have 100 SPHDZ left to sign up. But something is about to go horribly wrong that will...


SPHDZ Book #2!

by Jon Scieszka & Shane Prigmore Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (December 21, 2010)

The campaign is going well. The SPHDZ word is getting out. 1000's of kids have signed up to say they are SPHDZ. But things haven't gotten any easier for Michael K. The SPHDZ are still trying to blend in to our...


The Ghostwriter Secret

by Mac Barnett & Adam Rex Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (October 05, 2010)

Steve Brixton, top detective, rescuer of quilts and also America, has opened up his own agency. He has a crime lab that doubles as a bedroom. He has a chum named Dana. And he has lots of business cards.

So when...


Secret of the Super-small Superstar

by Lin Oliver & Stephen Gilpin Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (August 31, 2010)

Daniel knows it would be dangerous if anyone found out about his tiny twin brother. But when his sister accidentally posts a video of Pablo on her blog, Daniel is catapulted to instant stardom. Everyone is wowed...


SPHDZ Book #1!

by Jon Scieszka, Francesco Sedita & Shane Prigmore Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (June 22, 2010)

Michael K. just started fifth grade at a new school. As if that wasn’t hard enough, the kids he seems to have made friends with apparently aren’t kids at all. They are aliens. Real aliens, who have invaded...


The Talent Show

by Dan Gutman Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (May 18, 2010)

When their town gets destroyed by a tornado, everyone is pretty depressed. So in order to cheer everyone up and raise some money, the community decides to put on a talent show. Unfortunately, no one in town...


Say What?

by Margaret Peterson Haddix & James Bernardin Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (May 11, 2010)

Sukie is worried -- her parents are acting strange. When she runs in the house, her dad asks, "If all your friends jumped off a bridge, would you jump off a bridge too?" When she eats peas with her fingers,...


My Cup Runneth Over

by Cherry Whytock Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (May 11, 2010)

I'm, um, LARGE.

Yes, "large" just about covers it,

although to be quite honest,

not many things do -- cover it,

I mean.

Angelica Cookson Potts, better known as Angel, loves food, both cooking it and eating it, and...


The Homework Machine

by Dan Gutman Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (October 27, 2009)

Doing homework becomes a thing of the past!

Meet the D Squad, a foursome of fifth graders at the Grand Canyon School made up of a geek, a class clown, a teacher's pet, and a slacker. They are bound together...


The Case of the Case of Mistaken Identity

by Mac Barnett & Adam Rex Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (October 06, 2009)

National treasures, criminal masterminds, and…secret agent librarians?

Steve Brixton wants to be a crime-busting detective—just like his favorite crime-busting detectives, the Bailey Brothers. Turns out,...


Revenge of the Itty-Bitty Brothers

by Lin Oliver & Stephen Gilpin Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (June 23, 2009)

Now that Daniel Funk has finally figured out what makes him shrink to the size of his fourth toe, he and his tiny twin brother, Pablo, can go on all sorts of mini adventures. They make a list of fun things they...


Attack of the Growling Eyeballs

by Lin Oliver & Stephen Gilpin Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (June 23, 2009)

You know how your stomach growls

when you're really hungry?

That's how it started,

except the growling wasn't coming

from my stomach.

It was coming from behind my eyeballs....

"Help!" I screamed.

But...


Return of the Homework Machine

by Dan Gutman Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (June 02, 2009)

Snik, Brenton, Judy, and Kelsey haven’t stayed in the best touch since last year’s big homework-machine scandal. But they are all pulled back together again when Brenton realizes that the most powerful part...


My So-Called Family

by Courtney Sheinmel Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (October 21, 2008)

Leah Hoffman-Ross just moved to New York and she wants her new friends to think she's a typical thirteen-year-old. But Leah has a secret: She doesn't have a father; she has a donor. Before Leah was born, her...


Escape of the Mini-Mummy

by Lin Oliver & Stephen Gilpin Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (September 09, 2008)

Daniel Funk can shrink to the size of the fourth toe on his left foot. But that's not his only skill. Daniel and his best friend, Vu, are entering the school diorama contest with a model of King Tut's tomb....


Liar of Kudzu

by Bob Schooley & Mark McCorkle Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (June 17, 2008)

"Everybody calls me Liar. They don't mean no harm by it, it's just a plain fact that I am the finest truth bender in all of Dixon County. And not little weeny white lies. Big fat whopper ones that make people...


Clemency Pogue

by JT Petty & Will Davis Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (May 25, 2005)

Only a child so quick-witted as Clemency Pogue, upon finding herself attacked by a wicked, invincible fairy, would remember a lesson learned from the story of Peter Pan. She shouts "I don't believe in fairies,"...