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Kiki Kallira Conquers a Curse Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593207000
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - May 17th, 2022

This thrilling sequel to Kiki Kallira Breaks a Kingdom reimagines classic mythology for today's readers who love action and adventure! Perfect for fans of Aru Shah and The Serpent's Secret.
 


Join the Club, Maggie Diaz Cover Image
By Nina Moreno, Courtney Lovett (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781338740615
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 17th, 2022

This humorous and heartfelt middle-grade debut by Nina Moreno with illustrations by Courtney Lovett is perfect for fans of Celia C. Pérez and Terri Libenson, and any reader still deciding what their passion in life is.

"MAYBE I'M GOOD AT SOMETHING I DON'T EVEN KNOW ABOUT YET."

Everyone in Maggie Diaz's life seems to be finding their true passion.


The Castle of Tangled Magic Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338746211
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 17th, 2022

Magic and whimsy meet in this Howl’s Moving Castle for a new generation from the critically adored Sophie Anderson, author of The House with Chicken Legs.

Twelve-year-old Olia knows a thing or two about secrets. Her parents are the caretakers of Castle Mila, a soaring palace with golden domes, lush gardens, and countless rooms. Literally countless rooms.


Lines of Courage Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338620931
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 17th, 2022

Jennifer A. Nielsen, award-winning author of A Night Divided and Rescue, artfully weaves together the stories of five kids living through World War I, each of whom holds the key to the others' futures...


Zachary Ying and the Dragon Emperor Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781665900706
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - May 10th, 2022

Percy Jackson meets Tristan Strong in this hilarious, action-packed middle grade contemporary fantasy that follows a young boy as he journeys across China to seal the underworld shut and save the mortal realm.

Zachary Ying never had many opportunities to learn about his Chinese heritage.


Wildseed Witch (Book 1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419755613
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - May 10th, 2022

A fun middle-grade contemporary fantasy with an all-BIPOC cast, about a social-media-loving tween who gets sent to an ultra-private witch camp

Hasani’s post-seventh-grade summer to-do list is pretty simple: get a bigger following for her makeup YouTube channel and figure out how to get her parents back together.


The Science of Being Angry Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781643750378
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - May 10th, 2022

From the acclaimed author of Hurricane Season, an unforgettable story about what makes a family, for fans of Hazel’s Theory of Evolution and Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World.
 
Eleven-year-old Joey is angry. All the time. And she doesn’t understand why.


Answers in the Pages Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593484685
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - May 10th, 2022

A bold, timely novel about speaking up and coming out as parents lobby to ban a beloved book from the school curriculum by New York Times-bestselling author David Levithan.


The Natural Genius of Ants Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593175774
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - May 10th, 2022

A summer ant farm grows into a learning experience for the entire family in this lyrical coming-of-age story from the award-winning author of Down to Earth.

"Endearingly executed, this gentle tale will see readers applauding as they reach the end.” –Booklist, Starred Review
 


In a collection of personal stories and essays, award-winning and bestselling artists from Matt de la Peña and Veera Hiranandani to Max Brallier and R.L. Stine write about how hope always wins, even in the darkest of times.

Where does hope live?

In your family?

In your community?

In your school?

In your heart?


Rainfish Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781922330963
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Published: Text Publishing Company - May 10th, 2022

WINNER OF THE TEXT PRIZE FOR YOUNG READERS

Rainfish is a charming and profound book about a young boy called Aaron who makes a bad decision in the heat of the moment and his struggle to alleviate his guilt and stop the rains he thinks his actions may have caused.

An absolutely unforgettable book.--Carly Nugent, author of The Peacock Detectives


The Road to After Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593109618
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - May 10th, 2022

This poignant debut novel in verse is a portrait of healing, as a young girl rediscovers life and the soothing power of nature after being freed from her abusive father.
 


Hazard Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781481424660
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - May 10th, 2022

A kid filled with rage, kicked off the football team for unsportsmanlike conduct, and his father, newly home from the war in Afghanistan, reckon with the injuries they’ve caused to others and themselves​ in this unflinching middle grade novel in verse about love and forgiveness.

Everybody knows Hazard Stokes has mad football skills.


Shine On, Luz Véliz! Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781797209678
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Published: Chronicle Books - May 3rd, 2022

A beautiful coming-of-age story for fans of Front Desk and Merci Suárez Changes Gears, this book celebrates identity, language, heritage, family, and the determination to follow one's own inner light.

Have you ever been the best at something . . . only to lose it all?


The Secret Diary of Mona Hasan Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735271494
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Published: Tundra Books - May 3rd, 2022

Mona learns to find her voice over the course of a year that sees her immigrating from Dubai to Canada in this novel for fans of Front Desk by Kelly Yang.


The Marvellers (Marvellerverse #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250174949
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 3rd, 2022

Dhonielle Clayton makes her middle-grade debut with a fantasy adventure set in a global magic school in the sky, perfect for fans of Rick Riordan, Soman Chainani, and Philip Pullmanan instant New York Times and #1 Indie Bestseller!


Skandar and the Unicorn Thief Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781665912730
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2022

Soar into a breathtaking world of heroes and unicorns as you’ve never seen them before in this fantastical middle grade debut perfect for fans of the Percy Jackson and Eragon series!

Skandar Smith has always yearned to leave the Mainland and escape to the secretive Island, where wild unicorns roam free.


Seed Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250832023
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 3rd, 2022

Marty doesn't have much—unlike his mom, who seems to hold on to everything. Life at home is tough, but Marty finds sanctuary down at the community garden with his eccentric grandad.


F.A.R.T.: Top Secret! No Kids Allowed! (The F.A.R.T. Diaries #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534436190
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Published: Aladdin - May 3rd, 2022

When a young teen discovers a top-secret parenting manual, it’s kids versus grown-ups in this kooky, illustrated middle grade thriller with nonstop, seat-of-your-pants action that will delight fans of Jarrett Lerner and Stuart Gibbs.


My Own Lightning Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525555599
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2022

Bestselling author Lauren Wolk returns to the world of Wolf Hollow, in this sequel to her beloved, Newbery Honor–winning debut.

★ “A powerful story to electrify the soul.” –Booklist, starred review


Marcus Makes It Big Cover Image
By Kevin Hart, Geoff Rodkey (With), David Cooper (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780593179185
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2022

From celebrity author Kevin Hart comes the laugh-out-loud highly illustrated sequel to Marcus Makes a Movie about a young boy who has big Hollywood dreams--and the hustle to make it happen.

"Everybody, grab a ticket and run for a front row seat to Marcus Makes a Movie!" —Judd Winick, New York Times bestselling author of the Hilo series


Jennifer Chan Is Not Alone Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593310526
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - April 26th, 2022

In her first novel since winning the Newbery Medal for When You Trap a Tiger, Tae Keller offers a gripping and emotional story about a girl who is alienated by her friends . . . for believing in aliens.

Sometimes middle school can make you feel like you're totally alone in the universe...but what if we aren't alone at all?
 


Atlantis: The Brink of War (Atlantis Book #2) Cover Image
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Published: Amulet Books - April 26th, 2022

Bestselling author Gregory Mone takes readers back to Atlantis in this action-packed sequel to Atlantis: The Accidental Invasion!

Even an accidental invasion has dire consequences . . .

After their daring escape from Atlantis, Lewis, Hanna, and Kaya, their resourceful Atlantean friend, find themselves pulled between two worlds.


The Great Peach Experiment 2: The Peach Pit Cover Image
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Published: Pixel+Ink - April 26th, 2022

Hammer together a mission to turn a crumbling mansion into a cozy bed-and-breakfast, a treasure map, and a family trying to figure out their new normal to build this charming middle grade bursting with humor, heart, and hope.


Winnie Zeng Unleashes a Legend Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593426579
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - April 26th, 2022

An epic new fantasy series inspired by Chinese mythology that #1 New York Times bestselling author Kwame Mbalia calls "a hilarious tussle between homework, family, and heroism." When a girl awakens the stuff of legends from an old family recipe, she must embrace her extraordinary heritage to save the world.


Zia Erases the World Cover Image
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 26th, 2022

"Luminous, empowering, and full of heart-healing truths, this is a novel that belongs on every shelf."Katherine Applegate, Newbery Award winning author
 


The Final Cut Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593180662
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Published: Delacorte Press - April 26th, 2022

An hilarious coming-of-age story about home, friendship, and learning that sometimes the most exciting adventures happen behind-the-scenes.


Harvey and the Collection of Impossible Things Cover Image
By Garret Weyr, Minnie Phan (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781797206905
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 19th, 2022

The One and Only Ivan meets Pax in this charming illustrated middle grade novel about one stray cat's search for shelter, acceptance, and courage.

If you're reading this, I don't trust you.
You see, humans are sometimes kind to me. Some sweet ladies say hi to anyone they meet on the street. One human always saved me bakery treats.


The Lucky Ones Cover Image
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Published: Candlewick - April 19th, 2022

Award-winning author Linda Williams Jackson pulls from her own childhood in the Mississippi Delta to tell the story of Ellis Earl, who dreams of a real house, food enough for the whole family—and to be someone.


The Edge of In Between Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593202098
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 19th, 2022

A spellbinding tale of magical realism and superb, twisty retelling of The Secret Garden, where twelve-year-old Lottie’s colorful world turns suddenly gray when an unexpected accident claims her parents, and she is uprooted from her home to live with an eccentric uncle she never knew she had—on the border that separates the living and the dead.


The Last Mapmaker Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781536204957
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Published: Candlewick - April 12th, 2022

From Christina Soontornvat, the visionary and versatile author of two 2021 Newbery Honor Books, comes a high-seas adventure set in a Thai-inspired fantasy world.


Healer and Witch Cover Image
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Published: Candlewick - April 12th, 2022

After eleven young-adult novels, best-selling and award-winning author Nancy Werlin casts a brilliant new spell in a middle-grade historical fantasy for fans of classic fare.


Meant to Be Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781536210323
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Published: Candlewick - April 12th, 2022

In a companion to Where the Heart Is, the lens turns to younger sister Ivy as she fields the joys and pitfalls of new friendship, hones her passion for baking, and resists the idea of change.


The Einsteins of Vista Point Cover Image
By Ben Guterson, Petur Antonsson (Illustrator)
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Published: Christy Ottaviano Books - April 12th, 2022

After the tragic loss of their sister, Zack and his siblings band together to investigate a Morse Code-inspired mystery in this stunning novel about grief and resilience.  

When Zack’s younger sister dies in a tragic accident, his family moves to a small town in the Northwest to try and heal from all the pain.


Karthik Delivers Cover Image
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 5th, 2022

From the award-winning author of Finding Mighty, a moving middle-grade novel about finding your place by following your heart

Karthik Raghavan is good at remembering things. Like his bike routes. Or all the reasons he likes Juhi Shah—even if she doesn’t even know he exists.


The Callers Cover Image
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 5th, 2022

This riveting middle grade novel, which explores the amazing power of summoning objects into being, will capture fantasy and sci-fi lovers alike.


Simon B. Rhymin' Takes a Stand (Simon B. Rhymin’ #2) Cover Image
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 5th, 2022

This humorous and heartwarming sequel to Simon B. Rhymin' follows a young rapper navigating the inequality and injustice within his school and community.

Eleven-year-old Simon and his friends are disappointed with the lack of funding at Booker T.


Warriors: A Starless Clan #1: River Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063050082
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Published: HarperCollins - April 5th, 2022

A thrilling new adventure begins in Erin Hunter’s #1 bestselling Warriors series!

They have always lived by the code—but only change can keep the peace.


The Flames of Hope (Wings of Fire, Book 15) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338214574
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 5th, 2022

The #1 New York Times bestselling series is hotter than ever, and this thrilling conclusion to the Lost Continent Prophecy arc is a must-read!

With talons united . . .

Luna has always wanted to change the world -- to fix it, to free it -- even if she’s never actually known how.


Witchlings Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338745528
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 5th, 2022

An instant New York Times Bestseller! Disney's The Owl House meets Nevermoor, in a brilliant new adventure from Claribel A.


A Duet For Home Cover Image
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Published: Clarion Books - April 5th, 2022

From the New York Times bestselling creator of the Vanderbeekers series comes a triumphant tale of friendship, healing, and the power of believing in ourselves told from the perspective of biracial sixth-graders June and Tyrell, two children living in a homeless shelter.


It's the End of the World and I'm in My Bathing Suit Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338740226
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 5th, 2022

A hilarious new middle-grade from Justin A. Reynolds that asks: What happens when five unsupervised kids face the apocalypse under outrageously silly circumstances?

Twelve-year-old Eddie Gordon Holloway has concocted his most genius plan ever to avoid chores . . . especially the dreaded L-A-U-N-D-R-Y.


Aru Shah and the Nectar of Immortality (A Pandava Novel Book 5): A Pandava Novel Book 5 (Pandava Series) Cover Image
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - April 5th, 2022

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents the breathtaking conclusion to Roshani Chokshi's New York Times best-selling Pandava quintet. Will the Sleeper gain immortality or be stopped once and for all?

*"A deeply satisfying conclusion to a superb, groundbreaking series."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)


The Tiltersmith Cover Image
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - April 5th, 2022

Myths and monsters collide with climate chaos in a thrilling fantasy adventure.
 
Spring has arrived in Brooklyn, New York, but winter refuses to let go. Sleet, snow, and even a tornado batter the city. Mr. Ross, the science teacher, believes climate change is the cause, but classmates Edward, Feenix, Danton, and Brigit suspect older, magical forces are at work.


Consider the Octopus Cover Image
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - April 5th, 2022

When chance, or fate, throws two twelve-year-olds together on board a scientific research ship at the edge of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, it’s not all smooth sailing!


Wild Ride Cover Image
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 5th, 2022

Swindle meets Ferris Bueller's Day Off in this action-filled comedy!

No parents. No rules. No curfew.

Things are about to get dangerous...

The grownups are out-of-town, and for Charley Decker that means one thing: a last epic weekend with her older brother Greg before he leaves for college.


When the Sky Falls Cover Image
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - April 5th, 2022

A boy and a gorilla create an unbelievable bond in this powerful WWII tale for young readers, for fans of Alan Gratz and Michael Morpugo.

“A wonderful story of hurt, kindness, and what it means to be human in an inhumane world.” -The Times of London, Children's Book of the Year


Sir Fig Newton and the Science of Persistence Cover Image
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Published: Aladdin - March 22nd, 2022

From the Desk of Zoe Washington meets Ways to Make Sunshine in this heartfelt middle grade novel about a determined young girl who must rely on her ingenuity and scientific know-how to save her beloved cat.

Twelve-year-old Mira’s summer is looking pretty bleak. Her best friend Thomas just moved a billion and one miles away from Florida to Washington, DC.


Field Guide to the Supernatural Universe Cover Image
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - March 22nd, 2022

Stranger Things meets Sideways Stories from Wayside School in this quirky supernatural middle grade novel from New York Times bestselling author Alyson Noël about a boy on an unlikely quest to uncover an enchanted book to defeat an unearthly nemesis.

When he first started seeing ghosts, Max mistakenly assumed everyone else could see them, too.


Storm Cover Image
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Published: HarperCollins - March 29th, 2022

The sinister eeriness of Doll Bones meets the dark humor of Lemony Snicket in this smart middle grade ghost story.

Frances—you can call her Frankie—was not a happy baby. She was born amidst chaos, to two loving but unprepared parents. On a beach. In a storm. No wonder she’s always had a temper.


Cress Watercress Cover Image
By Gregory Maguire, David Litchfield (Illustrator)
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Published: Candlewick - March 29th, 2022

A lavishly illustrated woodland tale with a classic sensibility and modern flair—from the fertile imagination behind Wicked


Water, Water Cover Image
By Cary Fagan, Jon McNaught (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780735270039
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Published: Tundra Books - March 22nd, 2022

One morning Rafe wakes up to discover his bedroom is floating in a vast sea of water. An unforgettable middle-grade novel with elements of James and the Giant Peach meets Waterworld and The Road.


Troublemaker Cover Image
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 22nd, 2022

An instant New York Times bestselller!
An Indiebound bestseller!

Troublemaker follows the events of the LA Riots through the eyes of 12-year-old Jordan as he navigates school and family.


Louisa June and the Nazis in the Waves Cover Image
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - March 22nd, 2022

In this moving and timeless story, award-winning author L. M. Elliott captures life on the U.S. homefront during World War II, weaving a rich portrait of a family reeling from loss and the chilling yet hopeful voyage of fighting for what matters, perfect for fans of The War That Saved My Life.


Falling Short Cover Image
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Published: Quill Tree Books - March 15th, 2022

Ernesto Cisneros, Pura Belpré Award-winning author of Efrén Divided, is back with a hilarious and heartfelt novel about two best friends who must rely on each other in unexpected ways. A great next pick for readers who loved Ghost by Jason Reynolds or The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez.


Air: A Novel Cover Image
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - March 15th, 2022

An action-packed, empowering middle grade novel about a girl who has to speak up when her wheelchair motocross dreams get turned upside down.


Worser Cover Image
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Published: Margaret Ferguson Books - March 15th, 2022

A bullied 12-year-old boy must find a new normal after his mother has a stroke and his life is turned upside down.

William Wyatt Orser, a socially awkward middle schooler, is a wordsmith who, much to his annoyance, acquired the ironically ungrammatical nickname of “Worser" so long ago that few people at school know to call him anything else.
 


The Turtle of Michigan: A Novel Cover Image
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Published: Greenwillow Books - March 15th, 2022

The stand-alone companion to National Book Award Finalist and beloved poet Naomi Shihab Nye’s The Turtle of Oman. The Turtle of Michigan is a deft and accessible novel that follows a young boy named Aref as he travels from Muscat, Oman, to Ann Arbor, Michigan, and adjusts to a new life and a new school in the United States.


Alien Summer #1 (Area 51 Interns) Cover Image
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Published: Penguin Workshop - March 15th, 2022

"An exciting series opener."—Kirkus
 
From the mind of Murr from the Impractical Jokers comes a new hilarious, action-packed series about a world of bizarre creatures, wacky gadgets, and four kid interns at the most interesting place on Earth: Area 51!


The Secret of Glendunny: The Haunting Cover Image
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Published: HarperCollins - March 15th, 2022

Newbery Honor–winning Kathryn Lasky, author of the bestselling Guardians of Ga’Hoole and Bears of Ice series, delivers a sweeping middle grade animal adventure with loyal beavers, a cultured swan, and ominous lynxes around every turn—a captivating story about heroism, loyalty, and the courage to speak truth to power.


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The Ogress and the Orphans Cover Image
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - March 8th, 2022

A new instant-classic fantasy about the power of generosity and love, and how a community suffers when they disappear, by Kelly Barnhill, winner of the Newbery Medal for The Girl Who Drank the Moon, a New York Times bestseller.
 
Stone-in-the-Glen, once a lovely town, has fallen on hard times.


Those Kids from Fawn Creek Cover Image
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Published: Greenwillow Books - March 8th, 2022

Every day in Fawn Creek, Louisiana, is exactly the same—until Orchid Mason arrives. From Erin Entrada Kelly, the winner of the Newbery Medal for Hello, Universe and a Newbery Honor for We Dream of Space, this contemporary school story set in small-town Louisiana is about friendship, family, deception, and being true to yourself and your dreams.


The Best Liars in Riverview Cover Image
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 8th, 2022

In the woods of a small Kentucky town, Aubrey sets off on a journey about growing up, self-discovery, and acceptance while searching for their missing best friend—perfect for fans of King and the Dragonflies and Three Times Lucky.

Aubrey and Joel are like two tomato vines that grew along the same crooked fence—weird, yet the same kind of weird.


The Sheep, the Rooster, and the Duck Cover Image
By Matt Phelan, Matt Phelan (Illustrator)
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Published: Greenwillow Books - March 8th, 2022

Wherever there is injustice, nefarious plots, or threats to society, the Sheep, the Rooster, and the Duck are there to stop them!


In Honor of Broken Things Cover Image
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Published: Dial Books - March 8th, 2022

Three unlikely friends become partners in heartbreak and hope during a middle school pottery class in this powerful, poignant novel—perfect for fans of Gordon Korman and Lynda Mullaly Hunt.


Everybunny Loves Magic (The Incredibly Dead Pets of Rex Dexter #3) Cover Image
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 8th, 2022

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Aaron Reynolds comes the third hilariously macabre mystery in The Incredibly Dead Pets of Rex Dexter series.

My name is Rex Dexter. 
 
Yes. THAT Rex Dexter. The one cursed with the ability to see and talk to dead animals. The solver of atrocities against the four-footed. The savior of the flipper-finned.


Max and the Midknights: The Tower of Time (Max & The Midknights #3) Cover Image
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - March 1st, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING SERIES • From the creator of the Big Nate series comes the third Max and the Midknights adventure!
 
"Fantastic! I loved it!" --Dav Pilkey, New York Times bestselling author of the Dog Man series


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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - March 1st, 2022

From master of suspense author Margaret Peterson Haddix comes another page-turning stand-alone adventure perfect for fans of Cog and Bad Magic.

No matter what anyone tells you, I’m real.

That’s what the note says that Max finds under his keyboard.


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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 1st, 2022

The Land of Stories meets Dominican myths and legends come to life in Pilar Ramirez and the Escape from Zafa, a blockbuster contemporary middle-grade fantasy duology starter from Julian Randall. Fans of Tristan Strong and The Storm Runner, here is your next obsession.


Honestly Elliott Cover Image
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - March 1st, 2022

Highly-acclaimed author of Caterpillar Summer, Gillian McDunn explores boyhood in a funny, big-hearted story about a kid trying to find the best way to be his best self.


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Published: HarperCollins - March 1st, 2022

The UK's #1 bestselling children's author, David Walliams, is back with a fantastical tale of myth and legend, good and evil, and one small boy on a quest to save the world—chock-full of Walliams’s unmistakable humor and perfect for fans of Jeff Kinney and Roald Dahl.

The kingdom has fallen into darkness.


Golden Girl Cover Image
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Published: HarperCollins - February 22nd, 2022

From the award-winning, ALA Notable author of Unsettled and Lailah’s Lunchbox, this is a captivating coming-of-age middle grade novel in verse about seventh grader Aafiyah Qamar, a Pakistani American girl who hatches a special plan to help her family but finds that doing what’s right isn’t always easy.


Unseen Magic Cover Image
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Published: Greenwillow Books - February 22nd, 2022

The trick to all magic is: you can only see it if you know where to look.


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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - February 22nd, 2022

X-Men meets Spy Kids in this instant New York Times bestseller! Here’s the first book in a new middle-grade fantasy/adventure series from the author of The Unwanteds.


Over and Out Cover Image
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 1st, 2022

Perfect for fans of Alan Gratz and Jennifer A. Nielsen, a gripping and accessible story of a young girl from Cold War East Berlin who is forced to spy for the secret police... but is determined to escape to freedom.

Sophie has spent her entire life behind the Berlin Wall, guarded by land mines, towers, and attack dogs. A science lover, Sophie dreams of becoming an inventor...


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By Ralph Lazar, Ralph Lazar (Illustrator)
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - March 1st, 2022

Book four in the hilarious and action-packed Total Mayhem series from New York Times bestselling author Ralph Lazar, starring Dash Candoo, an ingenious problem-solver, with fantastic friends and a bottomless backpack of brilliant gadgets.

For Dash Candoo, every day is...


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Published: Aladdin - February 1st, 2022

In this third installment in the New York Times bestselling series from Edgar Award winner James Ponti, the young group of spies help a fellow agent in another international adventure perfect for fans of Spy School and Mrs.


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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - February 15th, 2022

Don’t miss the #1 New York Times bestseller everyone is raving about! From the wild and wonderful imagination of the author of Dragons Love Tacos comes this hilarious, irresistible middle grade debut, a collection of six totally different stories with the same exact name.


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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - February 15th, 2022

A beautiful, color illustrated edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller, Wonder, with a new afterword from the author. Experience the extraordinary story that inspired the Choose Kind movement, like never before.


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By Michael Morpurgo, Benji Davies (Illustrator)
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Published: Puffin Canada - February 15th, 2022

From bestselling author Michael Morpurgo comes a beautifully illustrated classic story about a lighthouse keeper, a daring rescue and puffins, for fans of War Horse and The One and Only Ivan.


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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - February 15th, 2022

A big-hearted, beautiful, and funny novel told from multiple viewpoints about neurodiversity, friendship, and community from the award-winning author of The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle, Leslie Connor.

Eleven-year-old Aurora Petrequin’s best friend has never spoken a word to her. In fact, Frenchie Livernois doesn’t talk.


Just Right Jillian Cover Image
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Published: Versify - February 15th, 2022

In this heartfelt middle grade novel from debut author Nicole D. Collier, fifth grader Jillian must learn to speak and break free of her shell to enter her school's academic competition and keep her promise to her grandmother. 


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Published: Pixel+Ink - February 15th, 2022

A vibrant contemporary mystery with a classic feel about grappling with grief, righting past wrongs, redefining family, and finding yourself.


Dream, Annie, Dream Cover Image
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Published: Quill Tree Books - February 8th, 2022

In this empowering deconstruction of the so-called American Dream, a twelve-year-old Japanese American girl grapples with, and ultimately rises above, the racism and trials of middle school she experiences while chasing her dreams.


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Published: Quill Tree Books - February 8th, 2022

Set against the backdrop of Caribbean folklore, Lisa Stringfellow’s spellbinding middle grade debut tells of a grieving girl and a vengeful mermaid and will enchant readers who loved Kacen Callender’s Hurricane Child or Christian McKay Heidicker’s Scary Stories for Young Foxes.


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Published: Walker Books US - February 8th, 2022

Part thriller, part friendship story, part real estate listing, this witty and inventive debut explores the nature of friendship and home.


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Published: Delacorte Press - February 8th, 2022

What does it take to turn a bully into a hero? Empathy and the power of forgiveness take center stage in this poignant novel by the award-winning author of The Boy at the Back of the Class.


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By Michael Rosen, Quentin Blake (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781536218107
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Published: Candlewick - February 8th, 2022

In a masterful new collaboration, personal poems and poignant art illuminate the experience of refugees and immigrants everywhere.

That’s why
it can happen again.
It does happen again.
It has happened again.


When the World Turned Upside Down Cover Image
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 1st, 2022

“As clear-eyed as it is engaging, as timely as it is timeless. I fell in love with every single student in this book. And days after reading it, each of them remains with me.” — Jacqueline Woodson, National Book Award-winning author of Brown Girl Dreaming“

What do you do when the world shuts down?


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Published: Inkyard Press - February 1st, 2022

"Monsters have never been so much fun." -Stuart Gibbs, New York Times bestselling author of the Spy School series

"Frightening and fun " -Neil Patrick Harris, New York Times bestselling author of The Magic Misfits


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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - February 1st, 2022

As the true Descendant, I command to open
The door to Chidani; it shall be broken

Magic awaits those who seek the queen's peace
And all the suffering you feel will cease

Those who open the histories will hear a sound
What was lost has finally been found.


Omar Rising Cover Image
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - February 1st, 2022

“Irresistibly appealing and genuinely inspiring—a story that helps us to see the world more clearly, and to see ourselves as powerful enough to change it.” —Rebecca Stead, author of Newbery Award Winner When You Reach Me


Just Harriet Cover Image
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Published: Walden Pond Press - February 1st, 2022

From the award-winning author of A Boy Called Bat comes a new young middle grade series in the tradition of Ramona and Clementine, starring an unforgettable girl named Harriet.

There are a few things you should know about Harriet Wermer:


Never After: The Stolen Slippers (The Chronicles of Never After #2) Cover Image
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - February 1st, 2022

Discover a new middle-grade fantasy saga from Melissa de la Cruz, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Descendants series, with Never After: The Stolen Slippers, where real life and fairy tales collide!


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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - February 1st, 2022

Packed with surprises, heart, and stories within stories, this irresistible novel from an award-winning author celebrates food, fortune, and family.

Welcome to the Golden Palace!


The Nightsilver Promise (Celestial Mechanism Cycle #1) Cover Image
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 1st, 2022

The first in a brand-new, richly-immersive, magical fantasy trilogy from debut author Annaliese Avery, perfect for fans of Philip Pullman, Cornelia Funke, and Diana Wynn Jones.

Defy your stars, rewrite the future.

In the empire of Albion, the Great Dragons of old are long gone—hunted for centuries by cruel emperors fearing the power they possessed.


The Counterclockwise Heart Cover Image
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - February 1st, 2022

Tick . . . tick . . . tick . . .
 
Time is running out in the empire of Rheinvelt.
 
The sudden appearance of a strange and frightening statue foretells darkness. The Hierophants—magic users of the highest order—have fled the land.


The Visitors Cover Image
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - February 1st, 2022

From the author of The Whispers comes a heartrending tale of friendship, hard-won truths, and the healing power of forgiveness.


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Published: Candlewick - January 25th, 2022

When a little lie turns into a more serious one, will Lily and Darby’s friendship survive—or is it the end of the Rizzlerunk Club?


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Published: Dial Books - January 18th, 2022

"Will have readers tumbling through the pages . . . Deeply immersive, full of both heft and humor." —Soman Chainani, New York Times bestselling author of The School for Good and Evil series
 
* "One of those special books that only comes around every so often . . . An absolute revelation." —SLJ (starred review)
 


Wayward Creatures Cover Image
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Published: Clarion Books - January 18th, 2022

In this heartfelt animal friendship story, a troubled young boy befriends a wayward coyote after a forest fire changes both of their lives. Perfect for fans of A Wolf Called Wander and Pax.


Operation Do-Over Cover Image
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 18th, 2022

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Unteachables, Gordon Korman, comes a hilarious new high-concept friendship story in the vein of Back to the Future. Perfect for fans of Korman’s Restart


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Published: Charlesbridge - January 18th, 2022

Sixth-grader Rory's story of his impossible-to-hide speech challenge and middle-school drama is perfect for fans of Sharon Draper's Out of My Mind.


The Witch's Apprentice (Dragons in a Bag #3) Cover Image
By Zetta Elliott, Cherise Harris (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780593427705
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 18th, 2022

The dragons may be out of the bag, but Jaxon is ready to hatch some magic of his own in this third book in the critically acclaimed series.


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Published: HarperCollins Children's Books - January 18th, 2022

A brand-new adventure about animals and friendship. From the legendary author of the bestselling Frankie Foster series, Jean Ure.

Eleven-year-old best friends, Hannah and Katy LOVE animals. Every weekend, they learn to ride at Mrs Foster's Riding School, where they meet a loveable horse named Rosie.


Northwind Cover Image
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - January 11th, 2022

This stunning New York Times Bestseller from the survival story master, set along a rugged coastline centuries ago, does for the ocean what Hatchet does for the woods, as it relates the story of a young person’s battle to stay alive against the odds, where the high seas meet a coastal wilderness.


When Winter Robeson Came Cover Image
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - January 11th, 2022

The whole world seems to transform during the summer of 1965, when Eden’s cousin from Mississippi comes to visit her in L.A. just as the Watts Riots erupt, in this stirring new novel by Coretta Scott King Honor winner Brenda Woods.


Riley’s Ghost Cover Image
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Published: Walden Pond Press - January 11th, 2022

From John David Anderson, acclaimed author of Posted, comes a ghost story pulled from the darkest shadows of middle school.

Riley Flynn is alone. 


Dog Star Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374314583
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - January 11th, 2022

Based on an incredible true story, Carnegie Medal nominee and New York Times–bestselling author Megan Shepherd crafts a harrowing, propulsive girl-and-her-dog tale that will linger in your heart long after the last page.


Operation Sisterhood Cover Image
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - January 4th, 2022

Fans of the Netflix reboot of The Babysitters Club will delight as four new sisters band together in the heart of New York City. Discover this jubilant novel about the difficulties of change, the loyalty of sisters, and the love of family from a prolific award-winning author.

"[A] jubilant middle grade novel." -The New York Times
 


Code Name: Serendipity Cover Image
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Published: Razorbill - January 4th, 2022

Fans of Katherine Applegate, Holly Goldberg Sloan, and Lynda Mullaly Hunt will love New York Times bestselling author Amber Smith’s heartwarming middle grade debut about family, friendship, and the magic connection between a girl and her dog.


Hide and Geek Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593377932
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 4th, 2022

A puzzlemaker's last clue. A friendship's last chance.

The GEEKs:
Gina, Edgar, Elena, and Kevin have been best friends for as long as they can remember. So when their arch-nemesis points out that their initials make them literally GEEKs, they decide to go with it.
 
The problem:


Tiger Honor (A Thousand Worlds Novel) Cover Image
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - January 4th, 2022

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents Yoon Ha Lee's companion to the best-selling and award-winning DRAGON PEARL, another space opera inspired by Korean mythology, this time told from the point of view of a nonbinary tiger spirit.


Symbiosis (Shuri: A Black Panther Novel #3) Cover Image
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - January 4th, 2022

New York Times bestselling author Nic Stone takes Shuri to uncharted parts of Wakanda in this original adventure

The royal palace of Wakanda is one of, if not the most, secure facilities on this planet—or any other.


The Mandalorian Season 2 Junior Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781368075961
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Published: Disney Lucasfilm Press - January 4th, 2022

Relive the excitement of the second season of Star Wars: The Mandalorian!


The Dog's Meow Cover Image
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - January 4th, 2022

A kitten is adopted and raised by a pack of huskies -- and even develops some canine characteristics! -- in this heartwarming animal friendship story about marching to the beat of your own drum.

When 12-year-old Mina discovers an abandoned kitten, Nukka, in the outskirts of Fairbanks, Alaska, she knows she has to take it in.


Pages & Co.: The Book Smugglers Cover Image
By Anna James, Marco Guadalupi (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780593327203
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Published: Philomel Books - December 14th, 2021

"Mr. Lemoncello would love to go bookwandering at Pages and Co. If you love books, you're going to LOVE this book!"--Chris Grabenstein, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Mr. Lemoncello series
 


Birdie's Billions Cover Image
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - December 14th, 2021

A savvy young girl finds half a million dollars and wonders if she can keep it in this charming middle grade mystery that asks big questions about right, wrong, and what you'd do for family.


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Published: Roaring Brook Press - December 7th, 2021

In this sequel to Girl Giant and the Monkey King, Thom and her friends set off on a far flung adventure to save the Heavens and the Jade Emperor from certain destruction.


Stay Alive: The Journal of Douglas Allen Deeds, The Donner Party Expedition, 1846 (My Name Is America) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338719086
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - December 7th, 2021

The Newbery Honor-winning author of Wildfire and Freak the Mighty brings to life the excitement, danger, and horrors of the Donner Party's journey west.

"Soon we will eat the frozen cattle.... And then, when that is gone, what shall we eat?

Shall we eat the snow? Shall we eat the ice? Shall we eat the bark on the frozen trees?


Liars' Room Cover Image
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Published: Scholastic Press - December 7th, 2021

This spooky stand-alone from horror expert Dan Poblocki is perfect for fans of Katherine Arden and Victoria Schwab!

Simon is a liar. Stella and Alex know this about their new stepbrother, so they aren't bothered by his stories about their new house.


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By Jason Reynolds, Raúl the Third (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781534418165
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - November 30th, 2021

A Schneider Family Award Honor Book for Middle Grade

From Newbery Medal honoree and #1 New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds comes a hilarious, hopeful, and action-packed middle grade novel about the greatest young superhero you’ve never heard of, filled with illustrations by Raúl the Third!

Portico Reeves’s superpower is making sure


Frindle: Special Edition Cover Image
By Andrew Clements, Brian Selznick (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781665906227
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - November 23rd, 2021

From bestselling and award-winning author Andrew Clements, a quirky, imaginative tale about creative thought and the power of language that will have readers inventing their own wordsnow available in a deluxe paperback edition!

Is Nick Allen a troublemaker?


The Velvet Fox Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781536214925
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Published: Walker Books US - November 16th, 2021

In a magical sequel to the award-winning The Clockwork Crow, Seren and Tomos think they’ve bested the fairies who tried to steal them away forever—until Tomos makes the mistake of saying this aloud.


Lupe Wong No Baila: (Lupe Wong Won't Dance Spanish Edition) Cover Image
By Donna Barba Higuera, Libia Brenda (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781646140329
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Published: Levine Querido - November 16th, 2021

¡Ganadora del Pura Belpré Honor!

Como una marmota asustada, los shorts de gimnasia se meten en mi trasero.

¿No te gustaría leer un libro que comenzara así?


I'll Keep You Close Cover Image
By Jeska Verstegen, Bill Nagelkerke (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781646141111
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Published: Levine Querido - November 16th, 2021

Jeska doesn't know why her mother keeps the curtains drawn so tightly every day. And what exactly is she trying to drown out when she floods the house with Mozart? What are they hiding from?


Out of My Heart Cover Image
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - November 9th, 2021

Melody faces her fears to follow her passion in this stunning sequel to the acclaimed, New York Times bestselling middle grade novel Out of My Mind.

Melody, the huge-hearted heroine of Out of My Mind, is a year older, and a year braver. And now with her Medi-talker, she feels nothing’s out of her reach, not even summer camp.


Rumple Buttercup: A Story of Bananas, Belonging, and Being Yourself Heirloom Edition Cover Image
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - November 9th, 2021

Don't miss this rare collector’s edition of the uplifting #1 New York Times bestseller from Matthew Gray Gubler.

Rumple Buttercup has five crooked teeth, three strands of hair, green skin, and his left foot is slightly bigger than his right.

He is weird.


A Mouse Called Miika (Boy Called Christmas) Cover Image
By Matt Haig, Chris Mould (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780593377390
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - November 9th, 2021

Ratatouille meets Roald Dahl in the funny and fantastical story of a determined mouse on a mission to procure the world's tastiest cheese. From the author of A Boy Called Christmas–now a Netflix movie starring Kristen Wiig, Maggie Smith and Henry Lawfull!


Unlocked Book 8.5 (Keeper of the Lost Cities) Cover Image
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Published: Aladdin - November 9th, 2021

Book 8.5 in the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling Keeper of the Lost Cities series delivers what fans of the series have been begging for!


Dungeons & Dragons: Dungeon Academy: No Humans Allowed! Cover Image
By Madeleine Roux, Tim Probert (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780063039124
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Published: HarperCollins - November 2nd, 2021

From New York Times bestselling author Madeleine Roux and acclaimed artist Tim Probert comes an all-new original Dungeons & Dragons middle grade series!


Middle School Mischief (The Magical Reality of Nadia #2) Cover Image
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - November 2nd, 2021

Inspired by the author's real-life experiences, this second hilarious and sweet novel about sixth grade Egyptian immigrant Nadia has her battling school newspaper drama, controversy with the school mascot, and some magical mischief, too.

Nadia loves fun facts.


The Swag Is in the Socks Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593380864
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - November 2nd, 2021

Xavier Moon is stepping out of the shadows when his great-uncle gives him some outlandish socks and some even stranger requests. A story about heart, confidence, and standing on your own two feet that is perfect for fans of The Season of Styx Malone and The Parker Inheritance.


Gussy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063008779
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Published: Quill Tree Books - November 2nd, 2021

A magical, lyrical middle grade novel that will enchant fans of Kelly Barnhill and Anne Ursu, about a girl who must take on the ultimate responsibility in her village—and the dangers of secrets kept locked away in the dark.


Tiger Skin Rug: A Magical Journey Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781609457204
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Published: Europa Editions - November 2nd, 2021

SHORTLISTED FOR THE PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE


Two homesick Indian boys and their new Scottish friend join a magical tiger on a journey across continents.


Neverforgotten Cover Image
By Alejandra Algorta, Aida Salazar (Translated by), Iván Rickenmann (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646140947
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Published: Levine Querido - October 26th, 2021

A New York Times Best Book of the Year
A Kids' Indie Next List
An Indies Introduce Selection
New York Public Library's Best of the Year
ABC Group Best Books for Young Readers


"A transformative, noteworthy debut. A philosophical read, begging discussion and interpretation."—Pam Muñoz Ryan, New York Times


The Royal Ranger: Escape from Falaise (Ranger's Apprentice: The Royal Ranger #5) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593113486
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - November 2nd, 2021

International bestselling author John Flanagan returns to world of Ranger's Apprentice in the fifth installment of the Royal Ranger series starring Maddie, Will Treaty's fearless young apprentice.


My Life in the Fish Tank Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781534432345
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Published: Aladdin - November 2nd, 2021

From the acclaimed author of Maybe He Just Likes You and Halfway Normal comes a “compassionate…touching” (Donna Gephart, award-winning author of The Paris Project) and powerful story of learning how to grow, change, and survive.

When twelve-year-old Zinnia Manning’s older brother Gabriel is diagnosed with a mental illness, the family&rsqu


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ISBN: 9781368077927
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - October 26th, 2021

New York Times #1 best-selling author Rick Riordan pays homage to Jules Verne in his exciting modern take on 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.


Big Shot (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 16) Cover Image
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Published: Amulet Books - October 26th, 2021

An instant #1 USA TodayWall Street Journal, and New York Times bestseller! 

In Big Shot, book 16 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series from #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney, Greg Heffley and sports just don’t mix.


After a disastrous field day competition at school, Greg decides that when it come


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How Do You Live? Cover Image
By Genzaburo Yoshino, Bruno Navasky (Translated by), Neil Gaiman (Foreword by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781616209773
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - October 26th, 2021

The first English translation of the classic Japanese novel that has sold over 2 million copies—a childhood favorite of anime master Hayao Miyazaki (Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, Howl’s Moving Castle), with an introduction by Neil Gaiman.
 
First published in 1937, Genzaburō Yoshino’s How Do You Live


The Bookshop of Dust and Dreams Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593110379
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - October 26th, 2021

This moving story about a magical bookstore explores the way war can shape a family and is perfect for book lovers everywhere, especially fans of Pages & Co., Pax, and Wolf Hollow.


Whispering Alaska Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593303535
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Published: Delacorte Press - October 26th, 2021

In this eco-focused middle-grade novel, readers follow the story of twin sisters who move with their father to a small town in Alaska for a new start after the devastating loss of their mother.


The School Between Winter and Fairyland Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063043312
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Published: Balzer + Bray - October 26th, 2021

A fresh and exciting twist on magical boarding schools, the well-loved Chosen One trope, and the nature of true heroism—from the author of The Language of Ghosts and Ember and the Ice Dragons. Perfect for fans of middle grade fantasies including the Serafina series by Robert Beatty and Neil Gaiman's Coraline


Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (MinaLima Edition) (Illustrated edition) Cover Image
By J. K. Rowling, Minalima Design (Illustrator)
$37.99
ISBN: 9781338716535
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 26th, 2021

A stunning new edition of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, with beautiful full color illustrations and eight interactive paper craft elements featuring the Whomping Willow, the Weasleys' Burrow, and more. A gift to be treasured by Harry Potter fans and book lovers of all ages!

Prepare to be dazzled by this new edition of J.K.


Frankie and Amelia Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062463326
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Published: HarperCollins - October 26th, 2021

A heartfelt companion novel to the critically acclaimed Chester and Gus about inclusivity, autism, friendship, and family, perfect for fans of Sara Pennypacker and Kate DiCamillo.


Giant: The Unlikely Origins of Shim (Merlin Saga) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593203491
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Published: Philomel Books - October 26th, 2021

A prequel to the bestselling Merlin saga starring Shim, a young giant who must embark on a dangerous adventure when he's shrunk to the size of a man's knee.
 
*“An excellent jumping-in point for new readers as well as pleasurable reading for established fans…Simply delightful.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)


The Last Chance For Logan County (A Legendary Alston Boys Adventure) Cover Image
By Lamar Giles, Derick Brooks (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358423362
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Published: Versify - October 19th, 2021

In this third Legendary Alston Boys adventure from Edgar Award–nominated author Lamar Giles, Otto and Sheed have to team up with the Ellison twins to take down a corporation obsessed with the weirdness of Logan County and that's turning its residents into Money-Zombies. 


The Lost Language Cover Image
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Published: Margaret Ferguson Books - October 19th, 2021

The quest to save the words of a dying language - and to find the words to save what may be a dying friendship - lies at the heart of this exquisite verse novel.


Crime and Carpetbags (Wishes and Wellingtons) Cover Image
By Julie Berry, Chloe Bristol (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781728231495
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Published: Sourcebooks Young Readers - October 19th, 2021

From award-winning author Julie Berry comes the second installment in the fantastically adventurous Wishes and Wellingtons series, in which our heroine, Maeve Merritt, embarks on a magic-powered and most dangerous quest to help her friends


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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - October 19th, 2021

History, magic, and adventure collide in this riveting middle-grade fantasy novel about an unusual boy who unlocks an ancient relic—and with it, a forgotten world. Befriended by a band of young witches, Archibald Finch must quickly adapt to survive in Lemurea, where a battle born in the Middle Ages is still unfolding . .


Barakah Beats Cover Image
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 19th, 2021

Julie and the Phantoms meets Amina's Voice! This is a sweet, powerful, and joyous novel about a Muslim girl who finds her voice on her own terms...


Fifty-Four Things Wrong with Gwendolyn Rogers Cover Image
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Published: Quill Tree Books - October 19th, 2021

From the critically acclaimed author of the ALA Notable and Charlotte Huck Honor Book Forever, or a Long, Long Time comes a moving own-voices story that shines a light on how one girl’s learning differences are neither right nor wrong…just perfectly individual. For fans of Alyson Gerber, Cammie McGovern, and Kathryn Erskine.


Harry Potter: A Magical Year -- The Illustrations of Jim Kay Cover Image
By J. K. Rowling, Mr. Jim Kay (Illustrator)
$36.99
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 19th, 2021

A unique and beautiful gift book celebrating the art of Jim Kay -- 366 magical moments from J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter novels, evoked in spellbinding brushstrokes, characterful ink work, and illuminating pencil sketches.

This irresistible gift book takes readers on an unforgettable journey through the seasons at Hogwarts.


The Circus at the End of the Sea Cover Image
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Published: HarperCollins - October 19th, 2021

A vibrant and enchanting debut novel about an orphan girl who discovers a magical circus, perfect for fans of Kelly Barnhill and Rebecca Stead!


A Kind of Spark Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593374252
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - October 19th, 2021

Perfect for readers of Song for a Whale and Counting by 7s, a neurodivergent girl campaigns for a memorial when she learns that her small Scottish town used to burn witches simply because they were different.

"A must-read for students and adults alike." -School Library Journal, Starred Review
 


The Shattered Castle (The Ascendance Series, Book 5) (Ascendance Trilogy #5) Cover Image
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 19th, 2021

Acclaimed author Jennifer A. Nielsen brings her signature twists and high-stakes action to the fifth installment of the New York Times bestselling Ascendance Series!

King Jaron has outwitted the Prozarians and returned to his own kingdom with one secret in his pocket that not even his friends know about.


This Is Our Rainbow: 16 Stories of Her, Him, Them, and Us Cover Image
By Katherine Locke (Editor), Nicole Melleby (Editor)
$16.99
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 19th, 2021

The first LGBTQA+ anthology for middle-graders featuring stories for every letter of the acronym, including realistic, fantasy, and sci-fi stories by authors like Justina Ireland, Marieke Nijkamp, Alex Gino, and more!


Secrets of the Last Merfolk (Kelpies) Cover Image
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Published: Kelpies - October 19th, 2021

One of the swimmers plunged underwater with a flick of his long, dolphin-like tail. The other followed, sending an arc of spray shooting upwards, tail slapping against the choppy waves.


The Care and Keeping of Freddy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534475199
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - October 19th, 2021

For fans of Kate DiCamillo and Sharon Creech comes this sweet and funny middle grade novel about a young girl, her pet bearded dragon, and the friends who make her summer one to remember.

Georgia Weathers’s worry machine has been on full blast since her mom, Blythe, took off in Lyle Lenczycki’s blue sedan.


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The Troubled Girls of Dragomir Academy Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062275127
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Published: Walden Pond Press - October 12th, 2021

From the acclaimed author of The Real Boy and The Lost Girl comes a wondrous and provocative fantasy about a kingdom beset by monsters, a mysterious school, and a girl caught in between them.


Frankie & Bug Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534482531
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Published: Aladdin - October 12th, 2021

“Joyful, occasionally heartbreaking, deeply moving.” —R. J.


Welcome Back, Maple Mehta-Cohen Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536215588
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Published: Candlewick - October 12th, 2021

Maple is in fifth grade—again. Now everyone will find out she struggles with reading—or will they? An engaging read for anyone who has ever felt different.


The Secret of the Magic Pearl Cover Image
By Elisa Sabatinelli, Iacopo Bruno (Illustrator), Christopher Turner (Translator)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781636550060
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Published: Red Comet Press - October 12th, 2021

Dive below the waves to where the real adventure begins.


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The Last Cuentista Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646140893
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Published: Levine Querido - October 12th, 2021

Winner of the John Newbery Medal
Winner of the Pura Belpré Award


TIME's Best Books of the Year
Wall Street Journal's Best of the Year
Minneapolis Star Tribune's Best of the Year
Boston Globe's Best of the Year
BookPage's Best of the Year
Publishers Weekly's Best of the Year


Mighty Inside Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781646140916
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Published: Levine Querido - October 12th, 2021

A Junior Library Guild Selection

"Sundee Frazier once again flexes her masterful expertise in understanding the human heart, and the insurmountable will and capacity we have to press forward and persevere triumphantly."
—Kirkus Prize winner, Derrick Barnes


The Christmas Pig Cover Image
By J. K. Rowling, Jim Field (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781338790238
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 12th, 2021

A heartwarming, page-turning adventure about one child's love for his most treasured thing, and how far he will go to find it. A tale for the whole family to fall in love with, from one of the world’s greatest storytellers.

One boy and his toy are about to change everything...

Jack loves his childhood toy, Dur Pig.


Kingston and the Echoes of Magic Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525516897
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 12th, 2021

In this duology's finale, Kingston travels back in time and uses his growing magic to save the world.


A brilliant investigation into the motivations and methods behind the actions of Hogwarts's renowned Headmaster!


Shelter Cover Image
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - October 12th, 2021

A heart-wrenching middle grade debut that considers homelessness from one girl's perspective and explores deep truths about the resounding impact of empathy. Perfect for fans of One for the Murphys and Paper Things.


Violets Are Blue Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534469181
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Published: Aladdin - October 12th, 2021

From the author of the acclaimed My Life in the Fish Tank and Maybe He Just Likes You comes a moving and relatable middle grade novel about secrets, family, and the power of forgiveness.

Twelve-year-old Wren loves makeup—special effect makeup, to be exact. When she is experimenting with new looks, Wren can create a different version of herself.


Voyage of the Sparrowhawk Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781324019725
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Published: Norton Young Readers - October 12th, 2021

Winner of the 2020 Costa Children's Book Award

Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book of 2021

Times and Sunday Times Best Book of the Year


Clarice the Brave Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593323373
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 12th, 2021

The New York Times bestselling author of The Unwanteds brings us an epic animal adventure story perfect for fans of Pax and A Wolf Called Wander.


Imaginary Cover Image
By Lee Bacon, Katy Wu (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419746642
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Published: Amulet Books - October 12th, 2021

The story of a boy and his imaginary friend—told by the imaginary friend

Zach should’ve outgrown his imaginary friend by now. He knows this. He’s 11, long past the days when kids are supposed to go on epic make-believe adventures with their invisible friends. But after the death of his father five years ago, all Zach wanted was an escape from the real world.


Polo Cowboy Cover Image
By G. Neri, Jesse Joshua Watson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536207118
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Published: Candlewick - October 12th, 2021

How does a Black kid from North Philly wind up playing polo? The much-anticipated sequel to Ghetto Cowboy, now a major motion picture starring Idris Elba and Stranger Things’s Caleb McLaughlin.


Crashing In Love Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781536211535
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Published: Candlewick - October 12th, 2021

When Peyton comes across the victim of a hit-and-run, she knows it’s destiny. But what exactly does fate have in store for her and the boy in the coma?


Tristan Strong Keeps Punching (A Tristan Strong Novel, Book 3) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781368054874
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - October 5th, 2021

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents the finale of Kwame Mbalia's trilogy, in which Tristan Strong faces off with his archenemy, King Cotton, once and for all.

"Imagine if you combined Anansi the Spider, John Henry, and Marvel into, like, one book."--New York Times best-selling author and Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander


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The Outlaws Scarlett and Browne Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593430361
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 5th, 2021

Action! Humor! Fantasy! "Kicking off a new series with a bang (several bangs, in fact), Stroud sends two young fugitives with murky pasts fleeing murderous pursuers across a fractured future Britain." —Kirkus Reviews, starred

**Soon to be a motion picture starring Phoebe Dynevor of Bridgerton!**


Fireborn Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062996718
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Published: HarperCollins - October 5th, 2021

Lyra. Lucy. Percy. Once in a generation, a hero emerges whose story enthralls readers worldwide.

Fireborn is an epic quest, perfect for fans of the His Dark Materials and The School for Good and Evil series, that will spin readers into a magical world like no other—and introduce them to an unforgettable new heroine named Twelve.


How to Train Your Dad Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374314170
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - October 5th, 2021

From the legendary author of Hatchet, a laugh-out-loud misadventure about a boy, his free-thinking dad, and the puppy-training pamphlet that turns their summer upside down.


Playing the Cards You're Dealt Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338348538
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 5th, 2021

“With a deft hand, Johnson shows us there's no such thing as "too young" when it comes to questioning big ideas like manhood, or even family.” –Jason Reynolds, New York Times bestselling author of Look Both Ways and Stamped

Literary powerhouse and Coretta Scott King Honor- and Boston Globe / Horn Book Honor-winning author of The Parker Inheritance


Memento Monstrum Cover Image
By Jochen Till, Wiebke Rauers (Illustrator)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781646900107
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Published: Arctis - October 5th, 2021

A biting memoir with an over the top package! 

This is your warning!

This book contains Count Dracula’s memoirs.


Long Road to the Circus Cover Image
By Betsy Bird, David Small (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593303931
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 5th, 2021

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST CHILDREN’S BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES

The story of a girl who rides an ostrich straight to her dreams from the award-winning writer and librarian Betsy Bird, illustrated by Caldecott Medalist David Small.
 
"[A] charming, wacky novel." —The New York Times


Pencilvania Cover Image
By Stephanie Watson, Sofia Moore (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781728215907
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Published: Sourcebooks Young Readers - October 5th, 2021

In this illustrated, modern take on The Phantom Tollbooth meets Harold and the Purple Crayon, author Stephanie Watson beautifully explores grief and creativity through an unforgettable fantasy world.


Burying the Moon Cover Image
By Andrée Poulin, Sonali Zohra (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781773066042
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Published: Groundwood Books - October 5th, 2021

A beautifully illustrated novel in verse about a young Indian girl who tackles the taboos around sanitation in her village.


Cold-Blooded Myrtle (Myrtle Hardcastle Mystery 3) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616209209
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - October 5th, 2021

An Edgar® Award Winning Series

Myrtle Hardcastle—twelve-year-old Young Lady of Quality and Victorian amateur detective—is back on the case, solving a string of bizarre murders in her hometown of Swinburne and picking up right where she left off in Premeditated Myrtle and How to Get Away with Myrtle.


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The Beatryce Prophecy Cover Image
By Kate DiCamillo, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781536213614
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Published: Candlewick - September 28th, 2021

A 2021 People Magazine Best Books of Fall Winner!

From two-time Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo and two-time Caldecott Medalist Sophie Blackall comes a fantastical meditation on fate, love, and the power of words to spell the world.


We shall all, in the end, be led to where we belong. We shall all, in the end, find our way home.


A Secret Shared Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062885852
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 28th, 2021

Newbery Medal–winning author Patricia MacLachlan paints a moving portrait of what it means to be a family, the power of love, and the importance of bringing the truth out into the light, in this beautiful and profound story about adoption.


The Great Bear: The Misewa Saga, Book Two Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735266131
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Published: Puffin Canada - September 28th, 2021

In this second book in the Narnia-inspired Indigenous middle-grade fantasy series, Eli and Morgan journey once more to Misewa, travelling back in time.


A Tale of Sorcery... (A Tale of Magic... #3) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316055994
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 28th, 2021

The thrilling third book in Chris Colfer's #1 New York Times bestselling A Tale of Magic... series  

As the doors were pushed, flames and magma spewed out from between the cracks, offering glimpses into the world of fire and chaos beyond them. 
 
Brystal Evergreen is running out of time.


Bamboo Kingdom #1: Creatures of the Flood Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063021921
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Published: HarperCollins - September 28th, 2021

One kingdom. Three worlds. An all-new series packed with high-stakes adventures from bestselling Warriors author Erin Hunter, perfect for fans of Wings of Fire and Endling.


The Cursed Carnival and Other Calamities: New Stories About Mythic Heroes Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781368070836
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - September 28th, 2021

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents ten new stories--including one of his own--about beloved heroes that sprang from the imaginations of some of the best middle grade authors working today.


Pembrick's Creaturepedia (The Wingfeather Saga) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525653646
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Published: WaterBrook - September 28th, 2021

This detailed companion is essential to all who travel to the lands of Skree, and a must-have for all Wingfeather Saga fans. Now with all-new illustrations!


Matt Sprouts and the Curse of Ten Broken Toes Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781634894678
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Published: Wise Ink - September 25th, 2021

Room to Dream (Front Desk #3) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338621129
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 21st, 2021

New York Times bestselling author Kelly Yang is back with another heartwarming and inspiring story of Mia and friends!

Mia Tang is going for her dreams!

After years of hard work, Mia Tang finally gets to go on vacation with her family -- to China! A total dream come true! Mia can't wait to see all her cousins and grandparents again, especially her cousin Shen.


Kaleidoscope Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338777246
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 21st, 2021

An astounding new feat of storytelling from Brian Selznick, the award-winning creator of The Invention of Hugo Cabret and Wonderstruck.

A ship. A garden. A library. A key. In Kaleidoscope, the incomparable Brian Selznick presents the story of two people bound to each other through time and space, memory and dreams.


The Insiders Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063008106
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Published: HarperCollins - September 21st, 2021

A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year * An ALA Rainbow Book List Top 10 Title for Young Readers

Three kids who don’t belong. A room that shouldn’t exist. A year that will change everything.


The Samosa Rebellion Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063051539
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 21st, 2021

Critically acclaimed author Shanthi Sekaran makes her middle grade debut with this timely and stunning novel in which a young boy and his friends must rescue his grandmother from a relocation camp after their country’s descent into xenophobia. Perfect for fans of The Night Diary and Front Desk.


Set Me Free Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338742497
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 21st, 2021

A riveting standalone companion to the Schneider Family Book Award winner, Show Me a Sign by Deaf author and librarian, Ann Clare LeZotte.

“Instantly captivating…will keep readers hooked until the very end…A simultaneously touching and gripping adventure.” -- Kirkus Reviews

“Full of adventure and twists…a gripping tale of historical fiction.” -- Bookli


The Leopard Behind the Moon Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062993618
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Published: Greenwillow Books - September 21st, 2021

A beautifully rendered coming-of-age story.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)


Amira & Hamza: The War to Save the Worlds Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316540469
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 21st, 2021

Kirkus Best Middle Grade Book of 2021

From bestselling author Samira Ahmed comes a thrilling and magical adventure intertwining Islamic legend and history, perfect for fans of Aru Shah and the Land of Stories.

 
On the day of a rare super blue blood moon eclipse, twelve-year-old Amira and her little brother, Hamza, can’t stop


Cuba in My Pocket Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374314675
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - September 21st, 2021

By the author of 2021 Pura Belpré Honor Book The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez, a sweeping, emotional middle grade historical novel about a twelve-year-old boy who leaves his family in Cuba to immigrate to the U.S. by himself, based on the author's family history.

“I don’t remember. Tell me everything, Pepito. Tell me about Cuba.”


The Vanderbeekers Make a Wish Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780358256205
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Published: Clarion Books - September 21st, 2021

Witness the power of family history and family love in this funny, poignant addition to a series that the New York Times Book Review hails as “delightful and heartwarming.”


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Beasts and Beauty: Dangerous Tales Cover Image
By Soman Chainani, Julia Iredale (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062652638
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Published: HarperCollins - September 21st, 2021

You think you know these stories, don’t you?

You are wrong.

You don’t know them at all.


The Ghost of Midnight Lake Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338686432
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Published: Chicken House - September 21st, 2021

From award winning author Lucy Strange comes a thrilling ghost story about a strong willed heroine who will follow even the most restless spirit in order to untangles the dark mystery of her own past.

It's 1899. The Earl of Gosswater has died, and twelve-year-old Agatha has been cast out of her ancestral home - the only home she has ever known - by her cruel cousin, Clarence.


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Published: Chronicle Books - September 21st, 2021

Magic, adventure, and friendship collide in warm and funny novel about the power of self-acceptance to change the world.

Jewel's your average eighth grader. Awkward relationship with a cute boy, ex-BFFs with a popular girl, mom issues at home. You've read it all before. Except for one thing: Jewel has a unicorn horn on her head.


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By Jon Scieszka, Steven Weinberg (Illustrator)
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 21st, 2021

This series is The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy meets The Bad Guys in a funny, visually daring adventure series for reluctant readers, teachers, and librarians alike.

This hilarious, visually groundbreaking read is the conclusion to a major series by children's literature legend Jon Scieszka.


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Published: Clarion Books - September 21st, 2021

In this highly anticipated sequel, Maya and the godlings must return to the sinister world of The Dark to retrieve the one thing keeping the veil between the worlds from crumbling: her father’s soul. Perfect for fans of Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky and Willa of the Wood. 


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By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781984835376
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 14th, 2021

A Netflix Original series! 

The highly-anticipated seventh book in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling series, with over 7 million copies in print!


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Published: Kokila - September 14th, 2021

New historical fiction from a Newbery Honor–winning author about how middle schooler Ariel Goldberg's life changes when her big sister elopes following the 1967 Loving v. Virginia decision, and she's forced to grapple with both her family's prejudice and the antisemitism she experiences, as she defines her own beliefs.

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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 14th, 2021

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Ellen Hopkins comes a new heartbreakingly tender middle grade novel-in-verse about the bonds between two brothers and the love they share.


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By Thomas Taylor, Tom Booth (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781536208603
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Published: Walker Books US - September 14th, 2021

In the third mysterious tale of Eerie-on-Sea, it’s almost Ghastly Night, and the Shadowghast—an ancient spirit in a lantern—lurks in wait for the power to enslave the town.


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By Ellen Kushner, Kevin Keele (Illustrator)
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Published: Charlesbridge - September 14th, 2021

From award-winning fantasy author Ellen Kushner comes an unforgettable adventure inspired by Jewish folklore and tradition.


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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 14th, 2021

The War That Saved My Life meets Coraline in this “deliciously creepy” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) middle grade historical novel following an anxious young girl learning to face her fears—and her ghosts—against the backdrop of the typhoid epidemic.

Essie O’Neill is afraid of everything.


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By Amy Timberlake, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - September 14th, 2021

Newbery Honor author Amy Timberlake returns with a follow-up to the bestselling, award-winning Skunk and Badger. With illustrations by Caldecott medalist Jon Klassen, this new adventure begins as Skunk and Badger head out on a rock-finding expedition, finding surprises behind every boulder.


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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 14th, 2021

In this compelling and heartfelt mystery story, Janae Marks—author of the acclaimed bestselling From the Desk of Zoe Washington—follows a young girl reshaping her meaning of home. Perfect for fans of Erin Entrada Kelly and Rebecca Stead. Two starred reviews!


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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 14th, 2021

BCALA 2021 Best of the Best Book

From award-winning and bestselling author Jewell Parker Rhodes comes a powerful coming-of-age survival tale exploring issues of race, class, and climate change

 
Addy is haunted by the tragic fire that killed her parents, leaving her to be raised by her grandmother.


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Published: Versify - September 14th, 2021

In this heartfelt middle school drama, Hannah's schemes for throwing her own bat mitzvah unleash family secrets, create rivalries with best friends, and ultimately teach Hannah what being Jewish is all about.

With a delicious mix of prose, poetry, and recipes, this hybrid novel is another fresh, thoughtful, and accessible Versify novel that is coo


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Published: HarperCollins - September 14th, 2021

**INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**

From New York Times bestselling author and former NFL player Tim Green comes a gripping, deeply personal standalone football novel about a star middle school quarterback faced with a life-changing decision after his dad is diagnosed with ALS. Perfect for fans of Mike Lupica!


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By Kathi Appelt, Eric Rohmann (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781534406438
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - September 7th, 2021

“A delight to the senses.” —Kirkus Reviews

Perfect for fans of The One and Only Ivan, this exquisite middle grade novel from Newbery Honoree and National Book Award finalist Kathi Appelt follows a creaky old camel out to save two baby kestrel chicks during a massive storm in the Texas desert—filled with over a dozen illustrations by Ca


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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - September 7th, 2021

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents Lori M. Lee's middle grade debut about a lonely Hmong girl who discovers she's a powerful shaman warrior in this fantasy inspired by Southeast Asian mythology.


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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 7th, 2021

Harkening to classics such as Roald Dahl's The BFG, this heartwarming story highlights the power of friendship and the importance of finding your voice. 

Carl Chesterfield wishes he could speak up—whether that means being honest with his father about the family's new (and failing) food truck, reaching out to a potential friend, or alerting others to


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By Sara Pennypacker, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 7th, 2021

From award-winning author Sara Pennypacker comes the long-awaited sequel to Pax; this is a gorgeously crafted, utterly compelling novel about chosen families and the healing power of love. A New York Times bestseller!


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Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 7th, 2021

From #1 New York Times bestseller Katherine Applegate, a singular middle-grade novel about a girl who risks everything to help a handmade creature who comes to life.

The earth is old and we are not, and that is all you must remember . . .


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By Karla Arenas Valenti, Dana SanMar (Illustrator)
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 7th, 2021

The turn of a card could change your destiny in this captivating middle grade adventure based on the Lotería card game and perfect for fans of Coco. While searching for her missing cousin, a young girl is transported to a mythical kingdom, becoming entangled in a perilous game of chance.


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By Maisie Chan, Natelle Quek (Illustrator)
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Published: Amulet Books - September 7th, 2021

A touching and funny middle-grade story about a boy whose life is turned upside down when his Chinese grandmother moves in

Eleven-year-old Danny’s life is turned upside down when his Chinese grandmother comes to live with his family in England. Things get worse when Danny finds out he’ll have to share his room with her, and she took the top bunk!


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Published: Quill Tree Books - September 7th, 2021

At a time when we are all asking questions about identity, grief, and how to stand up for what is right, this book by the author of A Thousand Questions will hit home with young readers who love Hena Khan and Varian Johnson—or anyone struggling to understand recent U.S. history and how it still affects us today.  


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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - September 7th, 2021

“Venkatraman has never met a heavy theme she did not like....Borrowing elements of fable, it's told with a recurring sense of awe by a boy whom the world, for most of his life, has existed only in stories.”—New York Times Book Review