Middle Grade Books

The Last Kids on Earth: Thrilling Tales from the Tree House Cover Image
By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator), Jay Cooper (Illustrator), Anoosha Syed (Illustrator), Lorena Alvarez (Illustrator), Christopher Mitten (Illustrator), Xavier Bonet (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9780593350065
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 6th, 2021

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 Makes a Wish Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063042797
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Published: Greenwillow Books - April 6th, 2021

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.


13 Things Strong Kids Do: Think Big, Feel Good, Act Brave Cover Image
By Amy Morin, Jennifer Naalchigar (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780063008489
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Published: HarperCollins - April 6th, 2021

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.


Other Words for Home Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062747815
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Published: Balzer + Bray - April 6th, 2021

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.


Great Escapes #5: Terror in the Tower of London Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780062860477
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Published: HarperCollins - April 6th, 2021

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!


Merci Suárez Can't Dance Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763690502
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Published: Candlewick - April 6th, 2021

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.


The Outdoor Scientist: The Wonder of Observing the Natural World Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593115558
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Published: Philomel Books - April 6th, 2021

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!


War and Millie McGonigle Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984850102
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - April 6th, 2021

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.


History Smashers: The Titanic Cover Image
By Kate Messner, Matt Aytch Taylor (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593120439
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - April 6th, 2021

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.


Ancient Games: A History of Sports and Gaming Cover Image
By Iris Volant, Avalon Nuovo (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781912497768
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Published: Flying Eye Books - April 6th, 2021

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.


Almost There and Almost Not Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534478800
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 6th, 2021

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.


Into the Tall, Tall Grass Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781534449688
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - April 6th, 2021

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’


Astronaut Academy: Zero Gravity Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250225894
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Published: First Second - April 6th, 2021

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!


Astronaut Academy: Re-entry Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250225931
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Published: First Second - April 6th, 2021

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 Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250216861
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Published: First Second - April 6th, 2021

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 (The My Life series #8) Cover Image
By Janet Tashjian, Jake Tashjian (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250769244
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Published: Square Fish - April 6th, 2021

My Life as a Meme is Book 8 of the much-loved My Life series from author Janet Tashjian and illustrator Jake Tashjian.


My Life as a Billionaire (The My Life series #10) Cover Image
By Janet Tashjian, Jake Tashjian (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9781250261816
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - April 6th, 2021

Janet and Jake Tashjian’s My Life as a Billionaire is Book 10 in the much-loved, illustrated My Life series.


The 130-Story Treehouse: Laser Eyes and Annoying Flies (The Treehouse Books #10) Cover Image
By Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781250236081
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - April 6th, 2021

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!


Do You Know Me? Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338656152
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 6th, 2021

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.


Switched Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338645910
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 6th, 2021

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.


Spill the Beans (Whatever After #13) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338162998
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 6th, 2021

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 Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338541885
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 6th, 2021

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!


We Belong Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593112205
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Published: Dial Books - March 30th, 2021

An extraordinarily beautiful novel-in-verse, this important debut weaves a dramatic immigrant story together with Pilipino mythology to create something wholly new.


Horse Girl Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593095485
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Published: Penguin Workshop - March 30th, 2021

Mean Girls meets Black Beauty in Horse Girl by celebrated author Carrie Seim--a funny and tender middle-grade novel about finding your forever herd.


I, Cosmo Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536219081
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Published: Walker Books US - March 30th, 2021

A golden retriever narrates a hilarious, heart-tugging tale of a dog and his humans as he tries to keep his family together while everything around them falls apart.


All You Knead Is Love Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374314231
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - March 30th, 2021

Tanya Guerrero's All You Knead Is Love is a contemporary middle grade coming-of-age novel about a twelve-year-old multiracial Filipino and Spanish girl who goes to live with her grandmother for the summer, gaining confidence through a newly discovered passion for baking, perfect for fans of Hello, Universe and Merci Suarez Changes Gears.


How to Make Friends with the Sea Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250763273
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Published: Square Fish - March 30th, 2021

Tanya Guerrero's How to Make Friends with the Sea is a middle grade debut novel set in the Philippines about a young boy's challenges with anxiety while his mother fosters an orphaned child with a facial anomaly.

Pablo is homesick.


What Stars Are Made Of Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250763297
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Published: Square Fish - March 30th, 2021

From debut author Sarah Allen comes What Stars Are Made Of, a pitch-perfect, heartwarming middle grade novel about growing up, finding yourself, and loving people with everything you’re made of.


The Accidental Apprentice (Wilderlore #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534477568
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - March 30th, 2021

A boy who accidentally bonds with a magical Beast must set off on an adventure in the mysterious Woods in this whimsical and cheeky middle grade fantasy debut—perfect for fans of Nevermoor and How to Train Your Dragon.

The last thing Barclay Thorne ever wanted was an adventure.

Thankfully, as an apprentice to the town’s mushroom farmer, Barclay need


The Great Upending Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781481491570
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - March 30th, 2021

“[For] readers who love good storytelling and spirited heroines.” —Booklist (starred review)
“[A] gentle, lovely tale of a deeply bonded family, replete with a clever mystery.” —Kirkus Reviews

When a troubled children’s book author moves to their farm, two kids with troubles of their own hatch a scheme to swipe th