For the 8-Year-Old Who Prefers Graphic Novels and Funny Books, and Reads So Fast!

Recommendations from Katie

The 13-Story Treehouse: Monkey Mayhem! (The Treehouse Books #1) Cover Image
By Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250070654
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Published: Square Fish - April 7th, 2015

Andy and Terry live in a treehouse. But it's not just any old treehouse, it's the most amazing treehouse in the world!

This treehouse has thirteen stories, a bowling alley, a see-through swimming pool, a secret underground laboratory, and a marshmallow machine that follows you around and automatically shoots marshmallows into your mouth whenever you are hungry.


Escape This Book! Tombs of Egypt Cover Image
By Bill Doyle, Sarah Sax (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780525644224
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 7th, 2020

Activity book meets adventure in this series that is Choose Your Own Adventure meets I Survived meets doodle book! Doodle, decide, and demolish your way out of history's greatest events!

Reader, beware! Once you open this book, there is NO turning back. You will have THREE chances to escape this ancient Egyptian tomb. You must choose a path first:


Zita the Spacegirl Cover Image
By Ben Hatke, Ben Hatke (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781596434462
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Published: First Second - February 1st, 2011

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Zita's life took a cosmic left turn in the blink of an eye.


Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made Cover Image
By Stephan Pastis, Stephan Pastis (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763669270
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Published: Candlewick - April 14th, 2015

“An endearingly pathetic antihero with delusions of greatness. . . . Seldom has failure been so likable — or so funny.” — The Wall Street Journal


Mac Undercover (Mac B., Kid Spy #1) Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Mike Lowery (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338143591
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Published: Orchard Books - September 11th, 2018

A thrilling, hilarious fully-illustrated spy adventure series, from the esteemed New York Times bestselling and multi-award-winning author Mac Barnett!

A New York Times bestseller

An Amazon Best Book of 2018

Before Mac Barnett was an author, he was a kid.
And while he was a kid, he was a spy.
Not just any spy.


Into the Game! (Minecraft Woodsword Chronicles #1) (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781984850454
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - March 26th, 2019

The first official chapter book series based on Minecraft!


The Mr. Wolf's Class (Mr. Wolf's Class #1) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781338047684
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Published: Graphix - June 26th, 2018

From Eisner Award-winning creator Aron Nels Steinke, a vibrant, funny new series that charmingly captures the everyday antics of a fourth-grade classroom!


Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor (Frank Einstein series #1): Book One Cover Image
By Jon Scieszka, Brian Biggs (Illustrator)
$7.95
ISBN: 9781419724923
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 11th, 2017

The Last Kids on Earth Cover Image
By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9780670016617
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - October 13th, 2015

A Netflix Original series!

The New York Times and USA Today bestselling series, with over 5 million copies in print!


Max and the Midknights (Max & The Midknights #1) Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781101931080
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2019

Join Max's quest to become a knight in this laugh-filled, New York Times bestselling adventure from the author of the Big Nate series!

"Max is epic fun!" --JEFF KINNEY, New York Times bestselling author of the DIARY OF A WIMPY KID series


Olga and the Smelly Thing from Nowhere Cover Image
By Elise Gravel, Elise Gravel (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9780062351265
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Published: HarperCollins - March 14th, 2017

A Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book of the Year!

Meet Olga, the amazing child scientist who LOVES animals (because they are super-cute)! Brightly put this heavily illustrated don't-miss book on their "Ultimate Summer Reading List for 9- to 12-Year-Olds."


Dork Diaries 1: Tales from a Not-So-Fabulous Life Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781416980063
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Published: Aladdin - June 2nd, 2009

Meet Nikki Maxwell!


Phoebe and Her Unicorn Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781449446208
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - September 2nd, 2014

"Phoebe is a remarkably real little girl, as bright and imaginative as Bill Watterson's Calvin, as touchingly vulnerable as Charles Schulz's Charlie Brown...Simpson is that good, and that original."
—Peter S. Beagle, author of The Last Unicorn


A boy and his dog . . . a girl and her . . .


New Kid Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062691194
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Published: Quill Tree Books - February 5th, 2019

Winner of the Newbery Medal, Coretta Scott King Author Award, and Kirkus Prize for Young Readers’ Literature!