MIDDLE GRADE

Stuntboy, in the Meantime Cover Image
By Jason Reynolds, Raúl the Third (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9781534418165
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - November 30th, 2021

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 all the other superheroes—like his parents and two best friend


Out of My Heart Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665902168
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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.


Warriors: The Broken Code #6: A Light in the Mist Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062823885
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Published: HarperCollins - November 9th, 2021

The #1 bestselling Warriors series continues with the thrilling conclusion to the epic Broken Code story arc. The hardcover edition includes a double-sided jacket with a bonus poster!

When fear reigns supreme, only hope can save the Clans.


Daughter of the Deep Cover Image
$19.99
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
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419749155
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Published: Amulet Books - October 26th, 2021

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 comes to his athletic career, he’s officially retired.


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The Bookshop of Dust and Dreams Cover Image
$16.99
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.


Tristan Strong Keeps Punching (A Tristan Strong Novel, Book 3) Cover Image
$17.99
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


Playing the Cards You're Dealt Cover Image
$16.99
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


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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 Tale of Sorcery... (A Tale of Magic... #3) Cover Image
$18.99
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.


Pony Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780553508116
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 28th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Perfection.” –The Wall Street Journal

The bestselling author of Wonder returns with an enthralling adventure about a boy on a quest to rescue his father, with only a ghost as his companion and a mysterious pony as his guide.  


The Cursed Carnival and Other Calamities: New Stories About Mythic Heroes Cover Image
$17.99
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.


The Insiders Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063008106
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Published: HarperCollins - September 21st, 2021

A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year

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


Not a Unicorn Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781797203058
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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.


The Vanderbeekers Make a Wish Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358256205
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Published: Clarion Books - September 21st, 2021

One hilarious Harlem family is on a mission to find the perfect way to celebrate their Papa's fortieth birthday while discovering more about their mysterious grandparents in this heartfelt romp and latest installment to the New York Times best-selling series, perfect for fans of the Penderwicks. 

It's summer on 141st Street, and the Vanderbeeker


Kaleidoscope Cover Image
$19.99
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 Last Kids on Earth and the Doomsday Race Cover Image
By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator)
$14.99
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!


A Soft Place to Land Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062875877
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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.


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Paradise on Fire Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316493833
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 14th, 2021

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. Years later, Addy’s grandmother has enrolled her in a summer wilderness program.


Lotería Cover Image
By Karla Arenas Valenti, Dana SanMar (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593176962
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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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Pax, Journey Home Cover Image
By Sara Pennypacker, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062930347
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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!


The Great Ghost Hoax (The Great Pet Heist) Cover Image
By Emily Ecton, David Mottram (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534479913
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 7th, 2021

The Secret Life of Pets meets Scooby Doo in this hilarious sequel to The Great Pet Heist that follows the furry friends as they hunt down a ghost!

Butterbean is bored. She and the other pets pulled off a heist once, but that was like a million years ago. Nothing exciting has happened since then. That is, until Mrs.


Willodeen Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250147400
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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 . . .


I Survived the Galveston Hurricane, 1900 (I Survived #21) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338752533
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 7th, 2021

More than a century later, the Galveston Hurricane of 1900 is still America's deadliest disaster. Lauren Tarshis's story of one child surviving the horrible event churns with page-turning action and bold hope.

The city of Galveston, Texas, was booming. Perched on an island off the southern coast of Texas, Galveston had been founded in the 1830s.


Once Upon a Camel Cover Image
By Kathi Appelt, Eric Rohmann (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534406438
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - September 7th, 2021

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 an old camel out to save two baby kestrel chicks during a massive storm in the Texas desert— filled with over a dozen illustrations by Caldecott winner Eric Rohmann.

Zada is a camel with a treasure trove of stories to tel


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Fast Pitch Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984893017
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - August 31st, 2021

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Nic Stone comes a challenging and heartwarming coming-of-age story about a softball player looking to prove herself on and off the field.


We Are Family Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062971098
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Published: HarperCollins - August 31st, 2021

Kids have big dreams. And when those dreams are on the line, how far are they willing to go to achieve them?


Maya and the Robot Cover Image
By Eve L. Ewing, Christine Almeda (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984814630
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Published: Kokila - July 13th, 2021

From award-winning author Eve L. Ewing comes an illustrated middle grade novel about a forgotten homemade robot who comes to life just when aspiring fifth-grade scientist Maya needs a friend -- and a science fair project.


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Ten Thousand Tries Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534482296
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - July 13th, 2021

A middle school soccer whiz’s determination to keep things from changing is tested when his father’s ALS symptoms worsen in this “heart-tugging and uplifting” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) story about growing up and facing loss, perfect for fans of Shouting at the Rain.

Twelve-year-old Golden Maroni is determined to channel his hero, soccer su


Kiki Kallira Breaks a Kingdom Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593206973
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - July 6th, 2021

For fans of the Aru Shah and Serpent's Secret series, this action-packed fantasy-adventure sees a girl's drawings of Indian mythology spring to vivid life--including the evil god who seeks to enter the real world and destroy it.


Ali Cross: Like Father, Like Son Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316500135
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Published: jimmy patterson - June 28th, 2021

Alex Cross’s son Ali is an accomplished mystery-solver and #1 bestseller. A crime at a concert near his school sparks his newest investigation, and it gets dangerous fast.


The Islanders Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534427273
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Published: Aladdin - June 15th, 2021

An instant New York Times bestseller!​

“Storytelling for young readers at its finest—equal parts summer adventure and environmental suspense…[a] love letter to family, friendship, and the natural world.” —Kwame Alexander, New York Times bestselling author of The Crossover

From New York Times bestselli


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Da Vinci's Cat Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063015258
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Published: Greenwillow Books - May 25th, 2021

Two unlikely friends—Federico, in sixteenth-century Rome, and Bee, in present-day New Jersey—are linked through an amiable cat, Leonardo Da Vinci’s mysterious wardrobe, and an eerily perfect sketch of Bee. Newbery Honor author Catherine Gilbert Murdock’s Da Vinci’s Cat is a thrilling, time-slip fantasy about rewriting history to save the present.


Last Gate of the Emperor Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338665857
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 4th, 2021

From Kwame Mbalia and Prince Joel David Makonnen comes an Afrofuturist adventure about a mythical Ethiopian empire. Sci-fi and fantasy combine in this epic journey to the stars.

Yared Heywat lives an isolated life in Addis Prime -- a hardscrabble city with rundown tech, lots of rules, and not much to do. His worrywart Uncle Moti and bionic lioness Besa are his only family...


Finding Junie Kim Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062987983
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Published: HarperCollins - May 4th, 2021

For fans of Inside Out and Back Again and Amina’s Voice comes breathtaking story of family, hope, and survival from Ellen Oh, cofounder of We Need Diverse Books. When Junie Kim is faced with middle school racism, she learns of her grandparents’ extraordinary strength and finds her voice.


Atlantis: The Accidental Invasion Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419738531
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 20th, 2021

Golden Gate (City Spies #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534414945
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Published: Aladdin - March 9th, 2021

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


City Spies Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781534414921
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Published: Aladdin - January 26th, 2021

A New York Times bestseller!
A GMA3 Summer Reading Squad Selection!
“Ingeniously plotted, and a grin-inducing delight.” —People
“Will keep young readers glued to the page…So when do I get the sequel?” —Beth McMullen, author of Mrs.