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Paige Not Found By Jen Wilde Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338880564
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 16th, 2024

A thrilling adventure story that examines consent and privacy in a way that books have not had to before this generation where everything is online.

Nothing about us, without us.

When Paige learns that her parents enrolled her in an autism study without telling her, her world turns upside down. Suddenly she isn't sure if she can trust the two people she oves most.


City Girls By Loretta Lopez Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781644213421
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Published: Triangle Square - April 9th, 2024

Readers of Lucky Broken Girl, Hurricane Child, and The House on Mango Street, will love this debut middle grade novel about finding sanctuary with friends who understand the enormous changes life can throw at you when you're 11.


Deep Water By Jamie Sumner Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781665935067
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 9th, 2024

“Readers will feel every wave of Tully’s emotions as she risks everything to try to get her mom’s attention.


The Secret Language of Birds By Lynne Kelly Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524770273
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Published: Delacorte Press - April 9th, 2024

From the award-winning author of Song for a Whale comes a poignant and heartwarming tale about a girl who discovers a pair of endangered birds about to lay eggs in the marshes of her summer camp...and the secret plan she hatches to help them.

 


Bridge to Bat City By Ernest Cline Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316460583
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 9th, 2024

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Ernest Cline comes a mostly true tall tale about an unexpected friendship between a young girl and a music-loving colony of bats.

After losing her mother, thirteen-year-old Opal moves in with her uncle Roscoe on the family farm. There, Opal bonds with Uncle Roscoe over music and befriends a group of orphaned, music-loving bats.


A Game of Noctis By Deva Fagan Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781665930192
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 9th, 2024

A thrilling middle grade fantasy about a girl who must participate in a deadly game with a ragtag team of players to save her grandfather from a terrible fate—perfect for fans of James Riley and Shannon Messenger!

In the opulent, sinking city of Dantessa, the Great Game rules all. Pia Paro believes that so long as you follow the rules, you always have a chance at winning.


Painting the Game By Patricia MacLachlan Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781534499942
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - April 16th, 2024

In this final middle grade novel by Newbery Award–winning author Patricia MacLachlan, a young girl tries to untangle her love of baseball from her complicated relationship with her professional pitcher father.

Lucy’s father is a minor league baseball player, a professional pitcher hoping to get called up to the majors, and Lucy inherited his passion for the game.


The Kodiaks: Home Ice Advantage By David A. Robertson Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781774921012
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Published: Highwater Press - April 9th, 2024

Hockey fans will love this action-packed middle grade novel about teamwork, overcoming adversity, and being proud of who you are and where you come from.


The Night War By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735228566
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Published: Dial Books - April 9th, 2024

From the two-time Newbery Honor-winning author of The War That Saved My Life and Fighting Words comes a middle grade novel set at the border between freedom and fear in World War II France, at the Chateau de Chenonceau, where a Jewish girl who has lost everything but her life must decide whether to risk even that to bring others to freedom.


The 169-Story Treehouse: Doppelganger Doom! (The Treehouse Books #13) By Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250850218
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - April 2nd, 2024

Andy and Terry live in a 169-story treehouse. (It used to be a 156-story treehouse, but they've added 13 more stories.) It now has a kangaroo-riding range, a WHATEVER-WEATHER-YOU-WANT dome and a hall of funhouse mirrors—the perfect place to hide from the truancy officer who is trying to catch them and make them go to school!


We Built This City By Cat Patrick Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593462164
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - April 2nd, 2024

Award-winning author Cat Patrick returns with a charming tale full of first crushes and new friendships, as one girl learns a little more about who she is and who she wants to be all while on the road trip of lifetime.


The Wrong Way Home By Kate O'Shaughnessy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593650738
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - April 2nd, 2024

Twelve-year-old Fern believes she's living a noble life--but what if everything she's been told is a lie? This is a huge-hearted story about a girl learning to question everything—and to trust in herself.


Sing It Like Celia By Mónica Mancillas Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593659304
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Published: Penguin Workshop - April 2nd, 2024

Perfect for fans of The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise and Merci Suárez Changes Gears, Sing It Like Celia is a revelatory story about a Mexican American girl who finds her voice and herself with the help of her role model and icon, Celia Cruz.


The Second Favorite Daughters Club 1: Sister Sabotage By Colleen Oakes Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781645952077
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Published: Pixel+Ink - April 2nd, 2024

For fans of Sisters and Netflix’s The Baby-sitter’s Club, a contemporary series for the siblings who always come in last.


Ultraviolet By Aida Salazar Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338775655
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 2nd, 2024

Sometimes life explodes in technicolor.

In the spirit of Judy Blume, award-winning author Aida Salazar tells it like it is about puberty, hormones, and first love in this hilarious, heartwarming, and highly relatable coming-of-age story.


Equinox Test (School for Unusual Magic #1) By Liz Montague, Liz Montague (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Liz Montague, Liz Montague (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781338792515
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 2nd, 2024

Three friends discover magic and mayhem around every corner of their school in this brand-new illustrated series from New Yorkercartoonist and NAACP Image Award nominee Liz Montague that's perfect for fans of Witchlings and The Wizards of Waverly Place.

Welcome to the Brooklyn School of Magic, where seeds of enchantment are planted and magic sprou


The Ghost Forest (Secrets of the Sky, Book Three) By Sayantani DasGupta Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338766776
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 2nd, 2024

THE GHOSTS ARE COMING

The Kingdom Beyond is overrun with bhoot (ghosts who live in trees), and Kiya and Kinjal are the best hope of finding a solution.


Mani Semilla Finds Her Quetzal Voice By Anna Lapera Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781646143719
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Published: Levine Querido - March 5th, 2024

For fans of Donna Barba Higuera's Lupe Wong Won't Dance and Aida Salazar's The Moon Within, comes Mani Semilla Finds Her Quetzal Voice – a contemporary middle grade novel full of spunk and activist heart.

Life sucks when you're twelve.


Warriors: A Starless Clan #5: Wind By Erin Hunter Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063050334
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Published: HarperCollins - April 2nd, 2024

Erin Hunter’s #1 bestselling Warriors series continues! Discover more epic adventure in this fifth book in the Starless Clan arc.


Olivetti By Allie Millington Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250326935
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - March 26th, 2024

A heartfelt novel praised by Tom Hanks in the New York Times as including "a conclusion nearly impossible to divine and yet so perfect it includes that most tactile of memories..."


Listen to This By Jennifer Blecher Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063140738
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Published: Greenwillow Books - March 26th, 2024

Secrets, rumors, shifting friendships, overbearing parents, and, on top of all that, a first dance—how does anyone survive seventh grade? Told from dual points of view, this novel about two tweens finding their voices and standing up for themselves is for fans of Lisa Yee, Leslie Connor, and Janae Marks.


Louder Than Hunger By John Schu Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781536229097
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Published: Candlewick - March 19th, 2024

The instant New York Times bestseller!

Every so often a book comes along that is so brave and necessary, it extends a lifeline when it’s needed most. This is one of those books.” —Katherine Applegate, author of the Newbery Medal–winning, The One and Only Ivan


Cece Rios and the Queen of Brujas By Kaela Rivera Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063213968
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Published: HarperCollins - March 12th, 2024

This stunning conclusion to the Cece Rios trilogy is perfect for fans of J. C. Cervantes and Kwame Mbalia!

Cece Rios and her friends have escaped Devil’s Alley, but the fight to save their world is just beginning.


The Lumbering Giants of Windy Pines By Mo Netz Cover Image
By Mo Netz
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063266537
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Published: Clarion Books - March 12th, 2024

In this debut spooky adventure, Jerry and her trusty wheelchair move into a creepy motel at the edge of the woods where nothing is as it seems. When her mom disappears, it’s up to Jerry to brave the forest and its demons so she can save what’s left of her family.


In and Out the Window By Jane Yolen, Cathrin Peterslund (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jane Yolen, Cathrin Peterslund (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780593622513
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Published: Philomel Books - March 12th, 2024

The largest single anthology of Jane Yolen's poetry, containing more than one hundred poems for all occasions—with fun black-and-white art throughout.

Our Kitchen
Smells of mornings,
blueberry muffins,
hot chocolate, tea.
It smells of bacon
and of eggs.
It smells of family.


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Ferris By Kate DiCamillo Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781536231052
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Published: Candlewick - March 5th, 2024

“Kate DiCamillo’s new children’s novel is a balm for the soul.” – The New York Times

The beloved author of Because of Winn-Dixie has outdone herself with a hilarious and achingly real love story about a girl, a ghost, a grandmother, and growing up.


Maple's Theory of Fun By Kate McMillan, Ruthie Prillaman, Kate McMillan (Illustrator), Ruthie Prillaman (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate McMillan, Ruthie Prillaman, Kate McMillan (Illustrator), Ruthie Prillaman (Illustrator)
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Published: Aladdin - March 5th, 2024

Perfect for fans of Dork Diaries and Emmie & Friends, this first book in a diary-style illustrated middle grade series follows an anxious, science-minded sixth grader determined to become fun and win back her friend.

Sixth grade has been pretty disaster-free for aspiring astronaut Maple McNutt—which is impressive, given the number of worries and possible catastrophes that run t


City of Wishes (Legends of Lotus Island #3) By Christina Soontornvat Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338759198
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - March 5th, 2024

From three-time Newbery honor recipient Christina Soontornvat comes a compelling new young middle grade fantasy series for readers who love stories about animals, magic, and kids like them embracing their power to change the world.

During the New Year break, Plum and her friends travel to fancy, fashionable Nakhon City.


Gigi Shin Is Not a Nerd By Lyla Lee Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781665939171
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Published: Aladdin - March 5th, 2024

This first book in a sparkling middle grade series giving a fresh take on The Baby-Sitters Club follows a young Korean American girl who starts a business with her best friends to support her artistic dreams.

Jiyoung “Gigi” Shin loves to create, from her zany outfits to self-executed haircuts.


Coyote Lost and Found (Coyote Sunrise) By Dan Gemeinhart Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250292773
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 5th, 2024

From #1 New York Times-bestselling author Dan Gemeinhart comes a standalone companion to the critically-acclaimed The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise about a father and daughter who venture on a moving, uplifting, and rollicking cross-country road trip.


Sona and the Golden Beasts By Rajani LaRocca Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063295407
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Published: Quill Tree Books - March 5th, 2024

From Newbery Honor and Walter Award–winning author Rajani LaRocca comes a gripping middle grade fantasy perfect for fans of The Serpent’s Secret and The Last Mapmaker.


Warrior on the Mound By Sandra W. Headen Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780823453788
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Published: Holiday House - March 5th, 2024

Narrated by twelve-year-old Cato, this intense and evocative story of racial unrest in prewar North Carolina ends with a dramatic match between white and Black little league teams.


The Luminous Life of Lucy Landry By Anna Rose Johnson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780823453634
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Published: Holiday House - March 5th, 2024

Lucy, a spirited French-Ojibwe orphan, is sent to the stormy waters of Lake Superior to live with a mysterious family of lighthouse-keepers—and, she hopes, to find the legendary necklace her father spent his life seeking…


Paper Dragons: The Fight for the Hidden Realm By Siobhan McDermott Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593706114
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Published: Delacorte Press - March 5th, 2024

A 12-year-old girl wins an invitation to train as an apprentice to immortals in the first book of the new must-read magical series destined to take the world by storm—perfect for fans of Amari and the Night Brothers, Skandar and Eragon. Let the competition begin!


Summer at Squee By Andrea Wang Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593111314
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Published: Kokila - March 5th, 2024

From Newbery Honor–winning author Andrea Wang, a new middle grade novel about a Chinese American tween who attends a Boston-based Chinese cultural overnight camp—and the many ways it transforms her.


Gut Reaction By Kirby Larson, Quinn Wyatt Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338893137
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 5th, 2024

Critically acclaimed, bestselling author and Newbery Honor-winner, Kirby Larson, and her daughter, debut author, Quinn Wyatt, pen this gorgeously moving and often funny story that explores what living with a chronic illness is like.


Free Period By Ali Terese Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338835830
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 5th, 2024

This middle-grade Moxie centering period equity is Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret for the next generation!

"Absolute fire." -- Book Riot

Helen and Gracie are pranking their way through middle school when a stinky stunt lands them in the front office -- again.


The First State of Being By Erin Entrada Kelly Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063337312
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Published: Greenwillow Books - March 5th, 2024

When twelve-year-old Michael Rosario meets a mysterious boy from the future, his life is changed forever. From bestselling author Erin Entrada Kelly, winner of the Newbery Medal for Hello, Universe and a Newbery Honor for We Dream of Space, this novel explores themes of family, friendship, trust, and forgiveness.


Uprising By Jennifer A. Nielsen Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338795080
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 5th, 2024

#1 New York Times bestselling author of Iceberg, Jennifer A.


Goblin Monday (Goosebumps House of Shivers #2) By R. L. Stine Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338752250
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - March 5th, 2024

Goosebumps now on Disney+!

Mario is spending winter break with his neighbors, Todd and Jewel, on their family vacation to Vermont. He is excited to see snow for the first time and meet his friend’s beloved grandparents. But Todd and Jewel’s grandparents turn out to be a little odd. They love telling tall tales of goblins, elves, and trolls.


The Hoop Con (Play the Game #1) By Amar Shah Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338840315
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - March 5th, 2024

YOU CAN’T WIN IF YOU DON’T PLAY

Raam Patel is eager to prove himself ever since he didn’t make the middle school’s basketball team. So, when Hoop Con comes to town he is determined to be there and take his shot. His big moment proves to be unforgettable… but not in the way he’d hoped. Raam gets schooled by the camp’s golden boy right in front of his NBA idol.


Finally Heard By Kelly Yang Cover Image
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - February 27th, 2024

From the New York Times bestselling author of Front Desk comes the sequel to Finally Seen in which Lina gets a phone and tries to navigate social media, only to discover not everything online is what it seems.

When ten-year-old Lina Gao sees her mom’s video on social media take off, she’s captivated by the potential to be seen and heard!


Momo Arashima Breaks the Mirror of the Sun By Misa Sugiura Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593564103
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Published: Labyrinth Road - February 27th, 2024

In the next book in the thrilling fantasy series filled with gods and monsters of Shinto mythology, a twelve-year-old girl must steal an ancient relic, work with new friends and learn to control her own dangerous power to defeat a new threat.


Pages & Co.: The Last Bookwanderer By Anna James, Marco Guadalupi (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Anna James, Marco Guadalupi (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780593327265
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Published: Philomel Books - February 27th, 2024

The final magical bookwandering adventure in the USA Today bestselling Pages & Co. series featuring Milo and Tilly as they travel into Arthurian legend to find the first bookwanderer! Perfect for fans of Chris Colfer's A Tale of Magic, Mr. Lemoncello's Library, and Lockwood & Co.!


Max in the House of Spies: A Tale of World War II (Operation Kinderspion) By Adam Gidwitz Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593112083
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - February 27th, 2024

An instant New York Times bestseller!

Max in the House of Spies is everything you could hope for in a book,” -R. J. Palacio, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Wonder, White Bird, and Pony


The Partition Project By Saadia Faruqi Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063115811
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Published: Quill Tree Books - February 27th, 2024

In this engaging and moving middle grade novel, Saadia Faruqi writes about a contemporary Pakistani American girl whose passion for journalism starts a conversation about her grandmother’s experience of the Partition of India and Pakistan—and the bond that the two form as she helps Dadi tell her story.


Unstuck By Barbara Dee Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534489868
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Published: Aladdin - February 27th, 2024

From critically acclaimed author Barbara Dee comes a middle grade novel about a girl whose struggles with anxiety and writer’s block set off unexpected twists and turns, both on and off the page.

Lyla is thrilled when her seventh-grade English language arts class begins a daily creative writing project.


Finding Bear By Hannah Gold Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063296107
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Published: HarperCollins - February 27th, 2024

The unmissable follow-up to the award-winning The Last Bear—perfect for fans of Rosanne Parry and Sara Pennypacker.

April Wood has returned home from her adventure on Bear Island. But even though it's been a whole year, she can’t stop thinking about Bear.


Bumps in the Night By Amalie Howard Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593645871
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Published: Delacorte Press - February 20th, 2024

The creepy middle grade debut from USA Today bestselling author Amalie Howard in which a girl stays with her grandmother in Trinidad for the summer and discovers that she comes from a long line of powerful witches.


Medusa (The Myth of Monsters #1) By Katherine Marsh Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063303744
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Published: Clarion Books - February 20th, 2024

"You won’t be able to stop turning pages . . . it is so stinking good!” —Colby Sharp, author of The Creativity Project: An Awesometastic Story Collection


Daughters of the Lamp By Nedda Lewers Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593619308
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - February 20th, 2024

Percy Jackson meets Arabian fairy tales in this stunning middle grade fantasy debut about a girl who becomes the guardian of Ali Baba’s legendary treasure.

Believe in fairy tales.


Averil Offline By Amy Noelle Parks Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593618646
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - February 13th, 2024

A fun, fast-paced story about a girl determined to cut the cord with her helicopter parents.


Swimming into Trouble (Julia on the Go! #1) By Angela Ahn, Julie Kim (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Angela Ahn, Julie Kim (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781774881880
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Published: Tundra Books - February 13th, 2024

Temporarily sidelined from her swim team by an earache, Julia won't be kept down in this buoyant illustrated novel for ages 7 to 10 by acclaimed writer Angela Ahn.


Dread Detention (Creatures & Teachers #1) By Jennifer Killick Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593652251
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Published: Delacorte Press - February 13th, 2024

The Breakfast Club meets Stranger Things in this middle grade horror novel for fans of Goosebumps! Detention turns even scarier when a group of classmates discover dangers lurking in their school.


Hummingbird Season By Stephanie V.W. Lucianovic Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781547612741
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - February 13th, 2024

A poignant and necessary story about finding hope during difficult times, set in the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Archie's life--and the whole world--is turned upside down by Covid-19. Suddenly there are no more Friday night dinners out, no more going to school, no more hanging out with friends . . . no leaving the house at all.


Mission Manhattan (City Spies #5) By James Ponti Cover Image
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Published: Aladdin - February 6th, 2024

In this fifth installment in the New York Times bestselling series from Edgar Award winner James Ponti, the young group of spies take on New York City in another international adventure perfect for fans of Spy School and Mrs.


Heroes: A Novel of Pearl Harbor By Alan Gratz Cover Image
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 6th, 2024

The instant #1 New York Times bestseller!

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Refugee, Ground Zero, and Two Degrees comes this heart-pounding, inventive, and powerful new novel about the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor... as only Alan Gratz can tell it!

December 6, 1941: Best friends Frank and Stanley have it good.


The Liars Society By Alyson Gerber Cover Image
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 6th, 2024

A USA Today bestseller!

The Inheritance Games and One of Us is Lying for middle grade -- beloved author Alyson Gerber's new series is an unforgettable mystery featuring a secret society, a mysterious island, and dangerous family secrets.

Weatherby is a fish out of water.


Drawing Deena By Hena Khan Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534459915
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Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - February 6th, 2024

From the award-winning author of Amina’s Voice and Amina’s Song comes a tenderhearted middle grade novel about a young Pakistani American artist determined to manage her anxiety and forge her own creative path.


Just Keep Walking By Erin Soderberg Downing Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338851397
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 6th, 2024

*A MIBA Bestseller!

Wild meets Gilmore Girls on the trail in this indie bestselling story of resilience and the healing and restorative power of the nature from bestselling author Erin Soderberg Downing

"A fun, heartfelt tale of adventure, family, and determination that will make you just keep reading." -- Dan Gemeinhart, award-winning author of


The School for Invisible Boys (The Kairos Files #1) By Shaun David Hutchinson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593646298
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Published: Labyrinth Road - February 6th, 2024

What would you do if no one could see you? In this surreal adventure, a boy who is used to being overlooked literally becomes invisible, only to realize there may be far more dangerous threats in his school than bullies.


Not the Worst Friend in the World By Anne Rellihan Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780823454792
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Published: Holiday House - February 6th, 2024

Can Lou Bennett keep a secret? She’ll do just about anything to prove herself to her new friend—and the best friend she betrayed—in this debut middle grade mystery with high emotional stakes.

It’s the thirty-fourth day of sixth grade, and eleven-year-old Lou wishes she could rewind time. 


In Search of Superpowers: A Fantasy Pin World Adventure By Briana Lawrence, Joanna Cacao (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Briana Lawrence, Joanna Cacao (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781524880705
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - January 30th, 2024

Four preteens receive mysterious enamel pins that grant them superpowers. Together, they must put aside their differences and embark on an epic journey to find the mysterious pinmaker, discover the truth behind the new theme park, and of course, trade pins—all while learning how to navigate their new superhuman skills.


Harriet Tells the Truth By Elana K. Arnold Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063092181
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Published: Walden Pond Press - January 30th, 2024

Harriet sets out to solve a poisoning on Marble Island in the third book in the acclaimed cozy mystery series from award-winning author Elana K. Arnold.

There are some things you should know about Harriet Wermer:


Maybe It’s a Sign By E. L. Shen Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374390778
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - January 23rd, 2024

An uplifting middle-grade novel about loss, luck . . . and deep-dish chocolate chip cookies—perfect for fans of King and the Dragonflies and The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise.


Amil and the After By Veera Hiranandani Cover Image
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Published: Kokila - January 23rd, 2024

A hopeful and heartwarming story about finding joy after tragedy, Amil and the After is a companion to the beloved and award-winning Newbery Honor novel The Night Diary, by acclaimed author Veera Hiranandani

At the turn of the new year in 1948, Amil and his family are trying to make a home in India, now independent of British rule.


Barracoon: Adapted for Young Readers By Zora Neale Hurston, Jazzmen Lee-Johnson (Illustrator), Ibram X. Kendi Cover Image
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Published: Amistad Books for Young Readers - January 23rd, 2024

An Instant New York Times and Indie Bestseller!


Between Two Brothers By Crystal Allen Cover Image
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 23rd, 2024

Inspired by real events, Between Two Brothers is a powerful and uplifting story about forgiveness, brotherhood, and the power of a family’s unconditional love, from Crystal Allen, the acclaimed author of How Lamar's Bad Prank Won a Bubba-Sized Trophy and the Magnificent Mya Tibbs series.


Patina (Spanish Edition) (Track #2) By Jason Reynolds, Alexis Romay (Translated by) Cover Image
By Jason Reynolds, Alexis Romay (Translated by)
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - January 23rd, 2024

La continuación de Fantasma, finalista al Premio Nacional del Libro.

Fantasma. Lu. Patina. Sunny. Cuatro jóvenes de familias completamente diferentes, con personalidades que se vuelven explosivas al chocar.


Haunted Holiday (The Sinister Summer Series #5) By Kiersten White Cover Image
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Published: Yearling - January 23rd, 2024

Giant battle robots! Cotton candy betrayal! Blasts from the past! And the ultimate challenge to stay true to themselves and each other await Theo and Alexander in the final book in the tragic series about the Sinister-Winterbottom twins, who must solve one wretched mystery after the next, brought to you by #1 NYT bestselling author Kiersten White.


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Not Quite a Ghost By Anne Ursu Cover Image
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Published: Walden Pond Press - January 16th, 2024

From the award-winning author of The Troubled Girls of Dragomir Academy comes an unforgettable and deeply personal story of the ghosts that surround us—and the ones we carry inside.


The Beast of Skull Rock (Monsterious, Book 4) By Matt McMann Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593530801
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 16th, 2024

This series of terrifying standalone tales that combine monsters + mysteries is perfect for fans of Goosebumps.

“Spine-chilling and creepy!” —Max Brallier, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Last Kids on Earth, on Escape From Grimstone Manor (Monsterious, Book 1)


The War of the Witches (Dragons in a Bag #5) By Zetta Elliott, Cherise Harris (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Zetta Elliott, Cherise Harris (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780593648629
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 9th, 2024

The witches are ready to go to war, but Jax and his friends are still searching for a path to peace. . . . In the epic series finale of Dragons in a Bag, friends and foes must unite to defeat the mighty Scourge before it drains all magic from the world.


Slugfest By Gordon Korman Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063238091
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 9th, 2024

From Gordon Korman, the New York Times bestselling author of Restart, comes a hilarious new story about a group of underdogs who come together when they are forced to attend summer school—for failing PE.


Lulu Sinagtala and the City of Noble Warriors (Lulu Sinagtala and the Tagalog Gods #1) By Gail D. Villanueva Cover Image
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Published: HarperCollins - January 9th, 2024

In this fast-paced, thrilling middle grade fantasy rooted in Tagalog mythology, a young Filipino girl discovers realms beyond our own full of monsters and gods, a terrible evil who wants her magic, and even a talking duck! The first book in a duology from Gail D.


Courtesy of Cupid By Nashae Jones Cover Image
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Published: Aladdin - January 2nd, 2024

In this funny and romantic story sprinkled with a dash of magic, a thirteen-year-old girl uses her newfound ability to make people fall in love to sabotage her rival.

Erin Johnson’s thirteenth birthday unfolds like any other day, from her mom’s quirky and embarrassing choice of outfit to racing her nemesis, Trevor Jin, to the best seat in class—front row, center.


The Misfits #1: A Royal Conundrum By Lisa Yee, Dan Santat (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lisa Yee, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781984830296
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 2nd, 2024

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • When a notorious thief is out for priceless treasure (gems! cats! general decorum!)—who're you gonna call? An elite team of crime-fighting underdogs, that's who! The Misfits are on the case in this hilarious illustrated series from Newbery Honoree Lisa Yee and Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat!


Light and Air By Mindy Nichols Wendell Cover Image
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Published: Holiday House - January 2nd, 2024

It's 1935, and tuberculosis is ravaging the nation. Everyone is afraid of this deadly respiratory illness. But what happens when you actually have it?

When Halle and her mother both come down with TB, they are shunned—and then they are sent to the J.N. Adam Tuberculosis Hospital: far from home, far from family, far from the world.


The Curse of Eelgrass Bog By Mary Averling Cover Image
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Published: Razorbill - January 2nd, 2024

Dark secrets and unnatural magic abound when a twelve-year-old girl ventures into a bog full of monsters to break a mysterious curse.


How Lamar's Bad Prank Won a Bubba-Sized Trophy By Crystal Allen Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063234468
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Published: Balzer + Bray - December 5th, 2023

“A powerful mix of sibling rivalry, revenge, and hard-won redemption. Readers will come for the laughs and stay for the laughs.” —BCCB


Balto and Togo: Hero Dogs of Alaska By Helen Moss, Solomon Hughes (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Helen Moss, Solomon Hughes (Illustrator)
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Published: Godwin Books - November 28th, 2023

It's the winter of 1924 and a diptheria outbreak is threatening the population of Nome, Alaska. The only way to stop the deadly illness from causing a full blown epidemic is to immediately deliver one million units of the diptheria antitoxin to the affected communities ––a task that seems impossible given that the only way to reach any place in Alaska at this time of year is by dog sled.


Just Lizzie By Karen Wilfrid Cover Image
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Published: Clarion Books - November 14th, 2023

A 2024 LAMBDA AWARD FINALIST

In this beautifully written contemporary middle grade debut, an eighth grader's study of asexuality in science class leads her to understand her own asexual identity as she embarks on a journey toward self-discovery and self-advocacy. For readers of Alex Gino and Ashley Herring Blake.


The Dubious Pranks of Shaindy Goodman By Mari Lowe Cover Image
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Published: Levine Querido - November 14th, 2023

SYDNEY TAYLOR BOOK AWARD WINNER
NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD WINNER

Kirkus Top 10 Middle Grade for Fall ‘23


SHAINDY is a twelve-year-old Orthodox Jewish girl who struggles in school and has no good friends. She watches with envy as her next-door neighbor, GAYIL, excels socially and academically.


Sir Callie and the Dragon's Roost By Esme Symes-Smith Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593485811
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Published: Labyrinth Road - November 7th, 2023

The battle is won, but the war is far from over. In this thrilling sequel, a twelve-year-old nonbinary hopeful knight fights for the heart of their kingdom in a magical medieval world filled with dragons, shape-shifters, and witches.


Warriors: A Starless Clan #4: Thunder By Erin Hunter Cover Image
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Published: HarperCollins - November 7th, 2023

Erin Hunter’s #1 bestselling Warriors series continues! Discover more epic adventure in this fourth book in the Starless Clan arc.


Sail Me Away Home (Show Me a Sign Trilogy, Book 3) By Ann Clare LeZotte Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338742503
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Published: Scholastic Press - November 7th, 2023

This gripping story, set in the world of the award-winning Show Me a Sign and Set Me Free, completes an unforgettable trilogy centering the d/Deaf experience.

"Thrilling, important, and profoundly moving.


Juniper’s Christmas By Eoin Colfer Cover Image
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - October 31st, 2023

Now a New York Times bestseller, a Kirkus Best Book of 2023, an Indie Bestseller, a Kids' Indie Next List Pick, and a New York Times 2023 Holiday Gift Guide Pick!


The Winterton Deception 1: Final Word By Janet Sumner Johnson Cover Image
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Published: Pixel+Ink - October 31st, 2023

In this twisty middle grade mystery for fans of Knives Out, The Inheritance Game, and The Westing Game, thirteen-year-old twins Hope and Gordon enter a spelling bee in a last-ditch effort to save their family from financial ruin, only to find themselves in a cut-throat competition to uncover a fortune and dark secrets about the wealthy relations they’ve never known.


No Brainer (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 18) By Jeff Kinney Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419766947
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 24th, 2023

In No Brainer, book 18 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series from #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney, it’s up to Greg to save his crumbling school before it’s shuttered for good.

Up until now, middle school hasn’t exactly been a joyride for Greg Heffley.


All the Small Wonderful Things By Kate Foster Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781536225808
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Published: Candlewick - October 24th, 2023

In an endearing story about an autistic boy and his steadfast furry pal, Alex is convinced that winning a trophy at the dog show will help him make a real friend at last.


The Song of the Swan By Karah Sutton, Pauliina Hannuniemi (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Karah Sutton, Pauliina Hannuniemi (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780593121696
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 24th, 2023

A magical retelling of Swan Lake, featuring a clever orphan, a castle filled with enchanted swans, and a quest to unearth the secrets of the past.

Olga is an orphan and a thief, relying on trickery and sleight of hand to make her way in the world. But it’s magic, not thievery, that could get her into trouble.


Ways to Build Dreams (A Ryan Hart Story) By Renée Watson, Nina Mata (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Renée Watson, Nina Mata (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781547610181
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - October 17th, 2023

Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Award winner Renée Watson continues her bestselling young middle grade series starring Ryan Hart, a girl who is pure spirit and sunshine.

Middle school is just around the corner for Ryan Hart, which means it's time to start thinking about the future--and not just how to prank her brother, Ray!


Rick Riordan Presents: Fox Snare (A Thousand Worlds Novel #3) By Yoon Ha Lee Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781368081818
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - October 17th, 2023

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents a third space opera starring Korean animal spirits by Yoon Ha Lee, author of Dragon Pearl.


Glowrushes By Roberto Piumini, Leah Janeczko (Translated by) Cover Image
By Roberto Piumini, Leah Janeczko (Translated by)
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Published: NYRB Kids - October 17th, 2023

A beautiful, wise tale about imagination, chronic illness, and friendship for young readers by an Italy's foremost children's book author.

“I don’t think I have read anything like this before – a tale of life, death, love and beauty. . . . I hope this unforgettable story finds all the readers it deserves.” —Philip Pullman


Marvel Super Stories (Book One): All-New Comics from All-Star Cartoonists By Marvel Marvel Entertainment, John Jennings (Editor), Various (Contributions by) Cover Image
By Marvel Marvel Entertainment, John Jennings (Editor), Various (Contributions by)
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ISBN: 9781419769818
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 17th, 2023

Marvel Super Stories is the first-ever middle-grade anthology from Marvel Comics, featuring all-new comics stories by 15 all-star cartoonists.

Welcome to the Marvel Universe and the World Outside Your Window!


The Secret of Lillian Velvet By Jaclyn Moriarty Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781646142613
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Published: Levine Querido - October 10th, 2023

A Good Housekeeping Best Kids’ Book of 2023

Here are only a few of the wonderful, strange, and mysterious elements in this breathtaking visit to the Kingdoms and Empires: A very proper girl named Lillian Velvet, living a very lonely life with a nasty Grandmother.


Shira and Esther's Double Dream Debut By Anna E. Jordan Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781797215655
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 10th, 2023

A 2023 Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2023 

“This book is pure magic.”—Maulik Pancholy, actor and Stonewall Honor-winning author 

The switcheroo fun of The Parent Trap meets the showbiz spirit of The Marvelous Mrs.


The Puppets of Spelhorst (The Norendy Tales) By Kate DiCamillo, Julie Morstad (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate DiCamillo, Julie Morstad (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781536216752
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Published: Candlewick - October 10th, 2023

A New York Times bestseller!

“Kate DiCamillo's dazzling first title in the Norendy Tales trilogy is brimming with wit, whimsy, and heart as it follows five puppets fulfilling their thrilling shared destiny.” – Shelf Awareness


Rick Riordan Presents: Dawn of the Jaguar (Storm Runner) By J.C. Cervantes Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781368067027
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - October 10th, 2023

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents the breathtaking finale to J. C. Cervantes's Maya-inspired Shadow Bruja duology, in which Ren makes a bargain for her life.

Shadow bruja Ren Santiago was relentlessly pursued by the evil Aztec Lords of Night, who claimed that she was destined to be their queen, a destiny she wasn’t willing to accept. So she chose death instead.


The Portal Keeper: The Misewa Saga, Book Four By David A. Robertson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781774880258
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Published: Tundra Books - October 10th, 2023

Eli and Morgan experience life-changing revelations in this new adventure in the award-winning, Narnia-inspired Indigenous middle-grade fantasy series.


Project F By Jeanne DuPrau Cover Image
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - October 10th, 2023

From the bestselling author of The City of Ember comes a post-apocalyptic story set hundreds of years in the future, where life is simple and modern conveniences are a thing of the past until a boy enchanted by technology is forced to choose between doing the right thing for his community and pursuing his dreams of adventure.

WELCOME TO THE FUTURE.


Remember Us By Jacqueline Woodson Cover Image
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - October 10th, 2023

National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson brings readers a powerful story that delves deeply into life’s burning questions about time and memory and what we take with us into the future.


The Vanquishers: Secret of the Reaping By Kalynn Bayron Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781547611577
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - October 10th, 2023

The Vanquishers are back and ready to defend their town against the undead in this spooky middle grade from New York Times bestselling author Kalynn Bayron.


Untraceable (The Factory #2) By Aya de León Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781536223750
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Published: Candlewick - October 10th, 2023

With gripping results, this companion novel to Undercover Latina returns to the high-stakes world of the Factory—an international organization of spies protecting people of color.


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Alebrijes: Cuentista By Donna Barba Higuera Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646142637
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Published: Levine Querido - October 3rd, 2023

PURA BELPRÉ HONOR WINNER

BEST OF THE YEAR
New York Times · Kirkus · Booklist · Chicago Public Library

The follow-up to Newbery and Pura Belpré Award-winning The Last Cuentista


For 400 years, Earth has been a barren wasteland.


Spy School Goes North By Stuart Gibbs Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781665934749
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 3rd, 2023

In the eleventh book in the New York Times bestselling Spy School series, Ben Ripley goes on a rescue mission when one of his own is abducted from a remote Alaskan training facility.

Ben Ripley and his friends are training in Alaska when Cyrus Hale is kidnapped by his old Russian nemesis.


Eli Over Easy By Phil Stamper Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063118836
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Published: HarperCollins - October 3rd, 2023

From the acclaimed author of Small Town Pride, Phil Stamper, comes a heartfelt coming-of-age middle grade novel about grief, love, loss, and finding your way forward in the vein of Kate Allen’s The Line Tender and Jules Machias’s Both Can Be True.


How to Be a Hero By Cat Weldon, Katie Kear (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Cat Weldon, Katie Kear (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781529045031
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Published: Macmillan Children's Books - October 3rd, 2023

A hilarious high-stakes fantasy adventure about friendship and bravery set in the world of the Norse Gods. Fully illustrated throughout, Cat Weldon's How to Be a Hero is perfect for fans of How to Train Your Dragon and Who Let the Gods Out.

'Genuinely funny and thrilling' - Amanda Craig


Tethered to Other Stars By Elisa Stone Leahy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063255487
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Published: Quill Tree Books - October 3rd, 2023

Perfect for fans of Efrén Divided and A Good Kind of Trouble, this luminous middle grade debut follows a tween girl navigating the devastating impact of ICE’s looming presence on her family and community.


Forever Twelve (The Evers #1) By Stacy McAnulty Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593429624
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - October 3rd, 2023

What if you were twelve for all of eternity? From the award-winning author of The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl comes a magical mystery about a group of kids who have been alive for hundreds of years.


Mr. Whiskers and the Shenanigan Sisters By Wendelin Van Draanen Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593644300
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 3rd, 2023

Mr. Whiskers is a paw-some new dog detective from an Edgar Award winning author. He's on the trail of a kidnapped dad, pirate treasure, and a place to call home...


Treasure Island: Runaway Gold By Jewell Parker Rhodes Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062998354
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Published: Quill Tree Books - October 3rd, 2023

Bestselling and award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes reimagines the classic novel Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson in this thrilling adventure set in modern-day Manhattan, in which three children must navigate the city’s hidden history, dodge a threatening crew of skater kids, and decide who they can really trust in order to hunt down a long-buried trea


Green By Alex Gino Cover Image
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 3rd, 2023

From the bestselling author of MELISSA, a new book putting a non-binary kid named Green at center stage.

CRUSHES ARE CONFUSING.

Green is very lucky. They've got a supportive dad, friendly neighbors, and good friends. They've figured out a lot of things... but they can’t figure out what to do about Ronnie.

Ronnie's a boy who's been in Green's class for awhile.


How Not to be a Vampire Slayer By Katy Birchall Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338893090
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 3rd, 2023

Buffy the Vampire Slayer meets The Witchlings in a hilarious, heartfelt story about a reluctant vampire slayer... and her vampire best friend.

Maggie Helsby isn't afraid of much.


The Poison Waves (Secrets of the Sky #2) By Sayantani DasGupta Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338766752
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 3rd, 2023

UNDERWATER PERIL AWAITS

Kiya and Kinjal have succeeded in their first quest in the magical world of the Kingdom Beyond, but whatever good they achieved might not be enough. Their faithful flying horses Snowy and Raat reappear and whisk them back to the Kingdom to help the water pari--winged merpeople—who are slowly being poisoned by the very water in which they live.


Maggie Lou, Firefox By Arnolda Dufour Bowes, Karlene Harvey (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781773068817
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Published: Groundwood Books - October 3rd, 2023

Maggie Lou's grandpa doesn't call her Firefox for nothing. She's always finding ways to make life more interesting -- even if this means getting into big trouble.


The Girl Who Fell to Earth By Patricia Forde Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781915071439
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Published: Little Island Books - October 3rd, 2023

A gripping high-concept speculative middle-grade novel from the award-winning author of Bumpfizzle, the Best on Planet Earth and The List

Aria lives on a well-ordered planet whose people have eradicated illness and even death. Earth is their 'shadow planet' which they populated with humans centuries ago so they could study them and learn from their experiences.


The Memory Thieves (The Conjureverse #2) By Dhonielle Clayton Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250174970
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - September 26th, 2023

The fantasy adventure sequel to the instant New York Times and #1 Indie Bestseller, The Marvellers by Dhonielle Clayton! Return for Year Two at the global magic school in the sky in The Memory Thieves.


The Wild Robot Protects By Peter Brown Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316669412
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 26th, 2023

The New York Times bestselling The Wild Robot series returns, taking Roz on an action-packed under-the-ocean journey to save her beloved island!

Life for Roz and the animals on their island is perfect. But when mysterious, dangerous waters surround the island, the animals are forced inland to fight over dwindling resources.


Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Chalice of the Gods (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) By Rick Riordan Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781368098175
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Published: Disney Hyperion - September 26th, 2023

The original heroes from The Lightning Thief are reunited for their biggest challenge yet: getting Percy to college when the gods are standing in his way.


Salsa Magic By Letisha Marrero Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646142606
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Published: Levine Querido - September 26th, 2023

BEST OF THE YEAR:
Chicago Public Library - Kirkus

A magical debut middle-grade novel filled with loud but loving family members, santería, and powerful orishas, set in New York City.


Thirteen-year-old Maya Beatriz Montenegro Calderon has vivid recurring dreams where she hears the ocean calling her.


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Alex Wise vs. the End of the World By Terry J. Benton-Walker Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593564295
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Published: Labyrinth Road - September 26th, 2023

Welcome to the summer of the apocalypse. One 12-year-old boy leads the charge against the forces of evil as he tries to stop the Four Horsemen from taking over the world in the start to a wildly funny and addictive fantasy series about accepting yourself and finding your inner hero.