Middle Grade Books
Fearless is a touching graphic novel about growing up, accepting change, and finding a way to be happy when you miss your best friend.Kara hoped to spend the summer re-enacting episodes of her favorite TV show, Shinpi Rider, with her best friend Alice. But when Alice moves to a new home two towns over, everything changes.
A story of telling truth from lies -- and finding out what being a hero really means.
There are two things Trevor loves more than anything else: playing war-based video games, and his great-grandfather Jacob, who is a true-blue, bona fide war hero.
"A terrifying futurescape at the heart-stopping intersection of The Matrix and The Maze Runner, kicking off a trilogy sure to prove dystopian sci-fi still has more to offer." -- BooklistLife inside The Loop--the futuristic death row for teens under eighteen--is one long repetitive purgatory.
In the second book of The Loop trilogy, Luka is trapped in a fate worse than death. But now that he knows the truth about what he and his fellow inmates are being used for, it's more important than ever that he not only escapes, but that he builds an army.
Luka is a prisoner once again. But this time it's a fate worse than death.
This YALSA-ALA Excellence in Young Adult Nonfiction Award Finalist is a breathtaking and dramatic account of JFK's assassination by NY Times bestselling author of CHASING LINCOLN'S KILLER.
Robert M. Edsel brings the story of his #1 New York Times bestseller for adults The Monuments Men to young readers for the first time in this dynamic, narrative nonfiction project packed with photos.As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way.
A phone-obsessed twelve-year-old girl, frustrated by the cryptic boys in her life, discovers a magic app that can read boys' thoughts in this modern-day retelling of Emma by Jane Austen.
The. Aliens. Are. Here. The heart-pounding conclusion to The Overthrow trilogy that began with Bloom and Hatch.
Heads up, DOG MAN lovers! Watch out, readers of BAD GUYS! Robotic dog AWESOME DOG 5000 is in the neighborhood and he's. . . well, he's awesome.
Heads up, DOG MAN lovers! Watch out, readers of BAD GUYS! Robotic dog AWESOME DOG 5000 is back in another action-packed adventure with some upgrades. . .just in time to battle a new supervillain!
In this new chapter book series featuring the mermaids of Mermaids Rock, Marina has just moved to Mermaids Rock and is thrilled to make friends right away. She and her friends soon face a mystery when the coral caves nearby are damaged. But who--or what--could have caused the destruction?
In this new chapter book series featuring the mermaids of Mermaids Rock, when Coralie finds a mysterious treasure map in a kelp forest, she and her friends can't wait to explore. But the forest has been destroyed! They'll have to do everything they can to save the forest creatures before it's too late....
"The perfect book right now for young readers searching for hope, strength, inspiration — and just a little horticultural havoc."—New York Times
The first book in a can't-put-it-down, can't-read-it-fast-enough action-thriller trilogy that's part Hatchet, part Alien!
An own-voices LGBTQ novel from the acclaimed author of Hurricane Season, about eighth-grader Brie, who learns how to be true to herself and to her relationships with family, friends, and faith.
Introducing Brie Hutchens: soap opera super fan, aspiring actor, and so-so student at her small Catholic school. Brie has big plans for eighth grade.
Introducing an all-new series of spooky middle-grade mysteries starring Disney’s world-famous troublemaking triplets Huey, Dewey, and Louie
Huey, Dewey, and Louie--the world-famous nephews of Donald Duck--are off on a globetrotting adventure!
"A space chase that would feel right at home in the world of Star Wars. Unexpectedly out of this world." —Kirkus Reviews
From acclaimed author Sarah Prineas comes an action-packed, funny, and heartwarming outer-space adventure about a troublesome little shape-shifter on the run from the law. Perfect for fans of Rick Riordan and Geoff Rodkey!
In this heartfelt and accessible middle grade novel perfect for fans of The Thing About Jellyfish, a young girl throws herself into solving a local mystery to keep from missing her older sister, who has been sent to an eating disorder treatment facility.
In this funny and moving animals-in-peril adventure, a twelve-year-old girl and her two best friends determine to rescue two orphaned beaver kits—and soon find themselves trying to solve a local environmental crisis.
Rebel in the Library of Ever continues Zeno Alexander’s acclaimed middle-grade fantasy series with a dangerous takeover of the magical Library as our heroine fights to make knowledge free for everyone.
Outdoor School Essentials: Animal Tracks is your must-have companion to the wild. These pocket-sized books from Odd Dot have quick references for what you need to know while on your next outdoor adventure.
Flip through for simple diagrams and full-color illustrations on animal, reptile, and fish spotting, animal tracks, and so much more.
Outdoor School Essentials: Survival Skills is your must-have companion to the wild! These pocket-sized books from Odd Dot have quick references for what you need to know while on your next outdoor adventure.
Flip through for simple diagrams and full-color illustrations on pitching tents, making a fire, first-aid, poisonous plants, dangerous animals, and more.
Outdoor School: Hiking & Camping is your go-to wilderness guide from Odd Dot, featuring sturdy, metal corners and more than 400 full-color, highly-illustrated pages from Aliki Karkoulia.
Jennifer Pharr Davis and Haley Blevins help you rewild your life with:
- Immersive activities to get you exploring
- Write-in sections to journal about experiences
Rewild your life with Odd Dot's series of Outdoor School activity books, perfect for young explorers and nature lovers!
With its metal corners and over 400 full-color, highly-illustrated pages by Emily Dahl, Mary Kay Carson's Outdoor School: Animal Watching is your indispensable guide to the wilderness.
Make every day an adventure with the included:
Writer Jennifer Swanson and artist John D. Dawson invite you to rewild your life! With metal corners and 448 full-color, highly-illustrated pages, Outdoor School: Rock, Fossil & Shell Hunting by Odd Dot is an indispensable tool for young explorers and rock collectors.
Make every day an adventure with the included:
- Immersive activities to get you exploring
Perfect for fans of Percy Jackson and Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Atlantis: The Accidental Invasion launches an exciting, action-packed new series about the underwater lost city
Kaya, raised in the undersea, high-tech world of Atlantis, has always been fascinated by the legends about life above the water.
A haunting ghost story about navigating grief, growing up, and growing into a new gender identity
A plucky orphan girl stumbles into a conflict centuries in the making in this thrilling middle grade fantasy about unexpected heroes, the power of friendship, and one boisterous enchanted sword.
Twelve-year-old Lark is determined to escape her squalid life at Miss Starvenger’s boarding house, but she needs to find the coin to do it. Her grand scheme?
From critically acclaimed author Jessica Lawson comes a whimsical fantasy about an orphaned twelve-year-old girl who is called upon to save her queendom when she finds a tiny wizard in her pocket.
Life’s never been kind to twelve-year-old Stub.
A middle-grade nonfiction adaptation of Carl Safina's New York Times bestseller Beyond Words, which weaves decades of field observations about elephants and whales into an intimate look at animal behavior and consciousness.
In the eighth book in the New York Times bestselling middle grade series inspired by the life of iconic New York Yankee Derek Jeter, young Derek and his friends learn how to balance competitive spirits with their love of the game.
As Derek and his team tackle playoffs, everyone deals with the pressure in different ways. And practice gets intense!
When two science-savvy girls create an entire robot world, they don’t expect the robots to come alive. But life may be a bit more magical than they thought.
In this heartfelt and powerfully affecting coming of age story, a neurodivergent 7th grader is determined to find her missing best friend before it's too late. Now in paperback.
Dive into the paperback of this middle-grade novel about competitive swimming, changing friendships, and finding your place
Thirteen-year-old Annabelle struggles in school, no matter how hard she tries. But as soon as she dives into the pool, she’s unstoppable.
A heartfelt middle-grade novel about a theater-loving girl who uses a wheelchair for mobility and her quest to defy expectations—and gravity—from Tony award–winning actress Ali Stroker and Stacy Davidowitz
Thirteen-year-old Nat Beacon loves a lot of things: her dog Warbucks, her best friend Chloe, and competing on her wheelchair racing team, the Zoomers, to nam
A must-read for young feminists, The Prettiest is an incisive, empowering novel by Brigit Young about fighting back against sexism and objectification.
The first ever graphic novel in the New York Times bestselling The Last Kids on Earth series--now with over 5 million copies in print!
A Netflix Original series
Billy Miller is back! The stand-alone companion to two-time Newbery Honor author Kevin Henkes’s award-winning, acclaimed, and bestselling The Year of Billy Miller, Billy Miller Makes a Wish is a laugh-out-loud funny and accessible story about summer, family, and wishes that (almost) come true.
The internationally bestselling author of 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, Amy Morin, empowers tweens, teaching them how to think, feel, and act stronger than ever! Perfect for fans of The Confidence Code for Girls, this book tackles mental strength in a relatable way.
New York Times bestseller and Newbery Honor Book!
A gorgeously written, hopeful middle grade novel in verse about a young girl who must leave Syria to move to the United States, perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds and Aisha Saeed.
Are you ready for some of the most exciting, death-defying escape stories ever told? The fifth installment in the Great Escapes series has arrived—perfect for fans of the I Survived series!
A Kirkus Reviews Most Anticipated Book of 2021
In Meg Medina’s follow-up to her Newbery Medal–winning novel, Merci takes on seventh grade, with all its travails of friendship, family, love—and finding your rhythm.
From New York Times bestselling author and world-renowned scientist and autism spokesperson Temple Grandin comes a book about exploring the world around us, asking questions, and making sense of what we see--with 40 fun outdoor activities that promote independent thinking, which kids can enjoy all year round!
The Newbery Award-winning author of Catherine, Called Birdy and The Midwife's Apprentice tells a heartfelt and humorous story of WWII on the homefront.
Myths! Lies! Secrets! Uncover the hidden truth behind the sinking of the Titanic with beloved educator/author Kate Messner. The fun mix of sidebars, illustrations, photos, and graphic panels make this perfect for fans of I Survived! and Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales.
From the birth of the Olympics to the deadly sports of the Mayans, find out the history of the games that have kept people amused for thousands of years in this beautifully illustrated and informative guide.
From acclaimed author Linda Urban comes the funny, bittersweet story of a girl and her ghosts—and the welcoming home they find where they least expect it.
California Poppy has been dropped off, yet again, with an unsuspecting relative. This time it’s her eccentric Great-Aunt Monica, a woman she’s never even met.
A Parents’ Choice Gold Award Winner
“A must-have tale.” —School Library Journal (starred review)
“Weaves together science and magic believably and sensitively.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Pulls on the heartstrings, but gently.” —Booklist
A girl journeys across her family’
Beautifully updated with fresh color, this new edition Astronaut Academy: Zero Gravity is the first volume of the middle-grade graphic novel series from Dave Roman.
Hakata Soy’s past won’t stay in the past!
Beautifully updated with fresh color, this new edition Astronaut Academy: Re-Entry is the adventurous second volume of the middle-grade graphic novel series from Dave Roman.
Hakata Soy still has a lot to learn!
It’s a new semester at Astronaut Academy and everyone is excited for the Fireball
Astronaut Academy: Splashdown is the exciting third installment of the middle grade graphic novel series from author Dave Roman.
Heroes like Hakata Soy don’t take vacation!
My Life as a Meme is Book 8 of the much-loved My Life series from author Janet Tashjian and illustrator Jake Tashjian.
Janet and Jake Tashjian’s My Life as a Billionaire is Book 10 in the much-loved, illustrated My Life series.
New York Times-bestselling team Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton invite readers to come hang out with them in their 130-Story Treehouse—the tenth book in the illustrated chapter book series filled with Andy and Terry's signature slapstick humor!
In this sequel to Can You See Me?, Libby Scott and Rebecca Westcott return with another heartwarming and eye-opening story of friendship and middle school, inspired by Libby's own experiences of autism.
Everyone else in Tally's grade seems excited for their class trip... And she knows she is supposed to be too.
From the Edgar-nominated author Bruce Hale comes a hilarious story of a boy and a dog...who become a dog and a boy
Who's a good boy?
Twelve-year-old Parker Pitts hates a mess.
The New York Times and USA Today bestselling series!
My brother Jonah's dream has come true. We have FINALLY landed in his favorite fairy tale: Jack and the Beanstalk!
It's a lot of fun meeting Jack. But then we accidentally mess up his story, which means Jack can't climb up the magic beanstalk to find the giant's riches.
Buster's a therapy dog who needs to take matters into his own paws to help a boy understand his own anxiety even if it means breaking a few rules.
Buster's in big trouble. He's been dragged to Dog Court for breaking one of the most sacred of all dog rules: Never, ever talk to a human, or let a human know how smart you really are.
But he swears he had a good reason!