The Purple Door Book Club (middle grade)

Sunday, 28 April 2024 - 5:30pm
Sunday, 26 May 2024 - 5:30pm
Image: Two dogs look through the window of the little purple door at Walter Dean, cat
Calling all readers around the ages of 8-12! Join The Purple Door Book Club once a month to talk about AMAZING middle grade books! We meet one Sunday a month at 5:30 PM on Zoom. Email book club leader Beth at for more information.

Click here for the Purple Door Book Club Archive to see some of the books we've read in the past! Mention that you are a book club member in the order comments at checkout for a 20% discount on your book club books!


Our next meeting is on Sunday, April 28th at 5:30PM on Zoom. We will talk about The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera, as well as the graphic novel, Haru: Book 1: Spring by Joe Latham!


Our next, next meeting is on Sunday, May 26th at 5:30PM on Zoom. We will talk about The Door of No Return by Kwame Alexander, as well as the graphic novel, Unicorn Boy by Dave Roman!

The Last Cuentista: Newbery Medal Winner By Donna Barba Higuera Cover Image
ISBN: 9781646144129
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Levine Querido - March 26th, 2024

Winner of the John Newbery Medal

Winner of the Pura Belpré Award

From Pura Belpré Award winner and Newbery Medalist, Donna Barba Higuera—a brilliant journey through the stars, to the very heart of what makes us human.

Había una vez . .

Haru: Book 1: Spring By Joe Latham Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524884734
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - March 12th, 2024

Haru, a small bird who dreams of flying, and their best friend Yama, a talkative boar, are used to being in the shadows.

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The Door of No Return (The Door of No Return series #1) By Kwame Alexander Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316441964
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 7th, 2024

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, playing oware with his grandfather and swimming in the

Unicorn Boy By Dave Roman Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250830265
Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 Days
Published: First Second - March 12th, 2024

Go on a magical journey with this quirky, young reader's graphic novel about a boy who sprouts a unicorn horn and uses his newfound powers to help those in need!

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