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The Courage of Cat Campbell

by Natasha Lowe Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books (January 06, 2015)

“Lowe echoes the whimsy of J.K. Rowling with…charismatic characters.” --Publishers Weekly

“Fans of Matilda…will be happy to meet another spunky girl.” --School Library Journal

Cat Campbell is a late-blooming...


Killing Time in Crystal City

by Chris Lynch Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (January 13, 2015)

A teen runs away from his broken life and invents a new one in this "absorbing and satisfying" (Booklist) adventure from Printz Honor winner and National Book Award finalist Chris Lynch.

Crystal City called for...


Desolation Canyon

by Jonathan London & Sean London WestWinds Press (February 10, 2015)

This rapid-paced story for young readers from best-selling author Jonathan London churns with heart-stopping adventure as rafting novice Aaron confronts more than just white water on a life-changing trip in...


Home of the Brave

by Katherine Applegate Feiwel & Friends (December 22, 2014)

Bestselling author Katherine Applegate presents Home of the Brave, a beautifully wrought middle grade novel about an immigrant's journey from hardship to hope.

Kek comes from Africa. In America he sees snow...


Diamond Boy

by Michael Williams Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (December 02, 2014)

My father says that a journey should always change your life in some way. Well, when you have nothing, I suppose a journey promises everything.

"Diamonds for everyone." That's what fifteen-year-old Patson Moyo...


House of Robots

by James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein & Juliana Neufeld Jimmy Patterson (November 24, 2014)

In this new highly-illustrated series from James Patterson, an extraordinary robot signs up for an ordinary fifth grade class... and elementary school will never be the same!

It was never easy for Sammy Hayes-Rodriguez...


The Year of the Rat

by Clare Furniss Margaret K. McElderry Books (November 04, 2014)

Pearl deals with death, life, and family in this haunting, humorous, and poignant debut that School Library Journal calls a "well-written depiction of adolescence and the pervasive, perplexing nature of loss."...


The Dagger Quick

by Brian Eames Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books (May 10, 2011)

It's the pirate's life for Kitto in this "exciting and richly detailed historical swashbuckler" (Publishers Weekly).

Twelve-year-old Christopher, aka Kitto, is seemingly doomed to follow in the footsteps of his...


Throwaway Girl

by Kristine Scarrow Dundurn (October 01, 2014)

Since she was thirteen years old, Andy Burton has learned about survival at Haywood House, a group home for girls. Now almost eighteen, Andy must find a new home. Can she build a life for herself and find happiness?...


Seven Sorcerers

by Caro King Aladdin (May 03, 2011)

The Bogeyman is all too real in this fantasy Publishers Weekly calls "energetic and absorbing."

Nin Redstone wakes up to discover that her brother has vanished--and she's the only one who remembers him. But when...


Moonglass

by Jessi Kirby Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (May 03, 2011)

Sarah Dessen says this "incredible first novel" is "fresh and wise, all at once."

I read once that water is a symbol for emotions. And for a while now, I've thought maybe my mother drowned in both.

     Anna's...


Mom, There's a Dinosaur in Beeson's Lake

by Trudi Trueit & Jim Paillot Aladdin (March 22, 2011)

Fourth grader Scab McNally has a real quandary on his hands. During a fishing expedition with his two best friends and new favorite doggy companion, golden retriever Joe, he's convinced that he glimpsed some...


"Shouldn't You Be in School?"

by Lemony Snicket & Seth Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (September 30, 2014)

Before the Baudelaires became orphans, before he encountered A Series of Unfortunate Events, even before the invention of Netflix, Lemony Snicket was a boy discovering the mysteries of the world.

Is Lemony Snicket...


Go! Fight! Twin!

by Belle Payton Simon Spotlight (October 28, 2014)

Ava pretends to be Alex at the cheerleading tryouts in the fourth book of the It Takes Two series! Will the twins get away with their big switch?

All of Alex's new friends are trying out for the cheerleading...


The Troubles of Johnny Cannon

by Isaiah Campbell Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (October 14, 2014)

"A boy with a highly original voice winces his way into the bewildering world of adults during a neglected moment in American history" (Newbery Medalist Richard Peck) in this heroic coming-of-age novel.

Johnny...


Racing in the Rain

by Garth Stein HarperCollins (May 03, 2011)

Now a family friendly major motion picture from Fox 2000 Studios—featuring Milo Ventimiglia, Amanda Seyfried, and Kevin Costner as the voice of Enzo the dog!

In this young readers’ edition of the New York...


Confessions: The Paris Mysteries

by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro Jimmy Patterson (October 06, 2014)

The City of Lights sets the stage for romance, drama and intrigue in the latest Confessions novel from the world's bestselling mystery writer!

After investigating multiple homicides and her family's decades-old...


She Wore Red Trainers: A Muslim Love Story

by Na'ima B. Robert Kube Publishing Ltd (June 07, 2014)

An emotional romance that explores the possibilities and passions young Muslims face when falling in love.


Mean Margaret

by Tor Seidler & Jon Agee Atheneum Books for Young Readers (October 07, 2014)

Unconditional kindness is the key in this National Book Award Finalist from the author of The Wainscott Weasel about nontraditional families, adoption, love--and a little peace and quiet.

Margaret is a mean,...


Jessica Darling's It List 2: The (Totally Not) Guaranteed Guide to Friends, Foes & Faux Friends

by Megan McCafferty Poppy (September 16, 2014)

Is it impossible for old elementary-school friends and new junior-high friends to all get along as just, you know, friends? Good or bad, that's what I'm about to find out.

Jessica Darling is finally getting the...


True Colors

by Jill Santopolo Aladdin (October 07, 2014)

The Sparkle Spa salon has never been busier--which is why it's a big problem when a broken arm puts Brooke out of commission!

When Brooke breaks her arm, it's disastrous timing for the Sparkle Spa. The Auden...


Ambassador

by William Alexander Margaret K. McElderry Books (September 23, 2014)

Gabe Fuentes is in for the ride of his life when he becomes Earth's ambassador to the galaxy in this alien sci-fi adventure from the National Book Award-winning author of Goblin Secrets.

Gabe Fuentes is reading...


Cold Case

by Julia Platt Leonard Aladdin (April 26, 2011)

A boy makes a terrible discovery and must clear his family's name in this action-packed thriller.

When thirteen-year-old Oz Keiller stumbles upon a dead body, his life is thrown into a tailspin. His older brother...


Where Things Come Back

by John Corey Whaley Atheneum Books for Young Readers (May 03, 2011)

Winner of the 2012 Michael L. Printz and William C. Morris Awards, this poignant and hilarious story of loss and redemption "explores the process of grief, second chances, and even the meaning of life" (Kirkus...


We'll Always Have Summer

by Jenny Han Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (April 26, 2011)

Can Belly make a final choice between Jeremiah and Conrad? Find out in the conclusion of the New York Times bestselling The Summer I Turned Pretty trilogy from the author of To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before...


The Girl in the Torch

by Robert Sharenow Balzer + Bray (May 26, 2015)

The Invention of Hugo Cabret meets True Grit in this heartfelt novel of resilience, hope, and discovering a family where you least expect it, from award-winning author Robert Sharenow.

At the dawn of the twentieth...


Lies I Told

by Michelle Zink HarperTeen (April 07, 2015)

Grace Fontaine has everything: beauty, money, confidence, and the perfect family. But it's all a lie.

Grace has been adopted into a family of thieves who con affluent people out of money, jewelry, art, and anything...


Drive Me Crazy

by Terra Elan McVoy Katherine Tegen Books (April 28, 2015)

A tween rivalry-turned-friendship story bursting with humor and heart—perfect for fans of Lisa Graff and Lynda Mullaly Hunt.

Lana and Cassie have met only once before, at the wedding of Lana’s Grandpa Howe...


Lost Boy

by Tim Green HarperCollins (March 03, 2015)

From New York Times bestselling author Tim Green comes a captivating baseball story about one brave boy’s search for a miracle. Perfect for fans of Mike Lupica.

Ever since Ryder could remember, it's always...


No Parking at the End Times

by Bryan Bliss Greenwillow Books (February 24, 2015)

Abigail's parents believed the world was going to end. And—of course—it didn't. But they've lost everything anyway. And she must decide: does she still believe in them? Or is it time to believe in herself?...


Liars, Inc.

by Paula Stokes HarperTeen (March 24, 2015)

A dark and twisted psychological tale, which Kirkus Reviews called "captivating to the very end" in a starred review—perfect for fans of I Hunt Killers and Gone Girl.

Max Cantrell has never been a big fan of...


Anne's House of Dreams

by L. M. Montgomery Aladdin (September 23, 2014)

Anne and Gilbert join in domestic harmony in this artfully packaged edition of the fourth book in the Anne of Green Gables series.

Anne is marrying Gilbert Blythe! While she's deliriously happy to finally be...


Sealed with a Lie

by Kat Carlton Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (September 02, 2014)

In this sequel to the romantic spy-thriller Two Lies and a Spy, Kari must race against the clock on a mission to save her little brother.

Kari Andrews thought life was going to get easier. She was wrong. Following...


100 Sideways Miles

by Andrew Smith Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (September 02, 2014)

Destiny takes a detour in this "wickedly witty and offbeat novel" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) that was nominated for the National Book Award.

Finn Easton sees the world through miles instead of minutes....


Smoke

by Ellen Hopkins Margaret K. McElderry Books (September 10, 2013)

Pattyn's father is dead. Now she's on the run in this riveting companion to New York Times bestseller Burned, which Kirkus Reviews calls "a strong, painful, and tender piece about wresting hope from the depths...


Old Cat and the Kitten

by Mary E. Little Aladdin (September 16, 2014)

Animal and pet lovers everywhere will delight in "special story" of patience and love between a boy and a stray cat that is "beautifully told" (School Library Journal).

At first Old Cat, forsaken by his owners...


The Last Little Blue Envelope

by Maureen Johnson HarperTeen (April 26, 2011)

New York Times bestselling author Maureen Johnson’s fun, romantic, and hilarious sequel to her breakout hit 13 Little Blue Envelopes gets a brand-new cover!

Ginny Blackstone spent last summer traveling around...


Double or Nothing

by Belle Payton Simon Spotlight (August 26, 2014)

In the third book of the It Takes Two series, Alex runs for class president and Ava tries out for the football team. Can both twins win?

It's school election time, and Alex is determined not to let a small thing...


Half a World Away

by Cynthia Kadohata Atheneum Books for Young Readers (September 02, 2014)

A kid who considers himself an epic fail discovers the transformative power of love when he deals with adoption in this novel from Cynthia Kadohata, winner of the Newbery Medal (Kira-Kira) and the National Book...


Juniper Berry

by M. P. Kozlowsky & Erwin Madrid Walden Pond Press (April 26, 2011)

Juniper Berry's parents are the most beloved actor and actress in the world—but Juniper can't help but feel they haven't been quite right lately. And she and her friend Giles are determined to find out why....


Outside In

by Karen Romano Young Greenwillow Books (April 19, 2011)

Chérie Witkowski is twelve, and she doesn't want to turn thirteen this year. This is the year, 1968, that everything -- absolutely everything-seems to be changing. At home her parents are expecting a new baby,...


Genesis Alpha

by Rune Michaels Atheneum Books for Young Readers (April 26, 2011)

Josh worships his older brother, Max. They look alike, they talk alike, and they both have the same interests, including their favorite massively multiplayer online role-playing game, Genesis Alpha. But Josh...


Nerd Camp

by Elissa Brent Weissman Atheneum Books for Young Readers (April 26, 2011)

Pack your sleeping bag, grab your calculator, and celebrate geekdom with this humorous and empowering middle grade novel by the acclaimed author of Standing for Socks. Nerd Camp, here we come!

Ten-year-old Gabe...


The Summer of May

by Cecilia Galante Aladdin (April 26, 2011)

Now in paperback, a moving novel of loss and resilience, told in a voice that is "sometimes humorous, at times heartbreaking, and always authentic" (School Library Journal).

Twelve-year-old May lives with her...


A Blind Spot for Boys

by Justina Chen Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (August 12, 2014)

"A great photo knocks your heart open. So give some thought to that. What knocks your heart open."

Sixteen-year-old Shana is officially on a Boy Moratorium. After a devastating breakup, she decides it's time...


Pay It Forward

by Catherine Ryan Hyde Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books (August 19, 2014)

The internationally bestselling book that inspired the Pay It Forward movement is now available in a middle grade edition.

Pay It Forward is a moving, uplifting novel about Trevor McKinney, a twelve-year-old...


The Secrets of Eastcliff-by-the-Sea

by Eileen Beha & Sarah Jane Wright Beach Lane Books (August 26, 2014)

A charming sock monkey reunites a fractured family in this simply remarkable novel in the tradition of The Velveteen Rabbit and The Penderwicks.

Meet Throckmorton S. Monkey. He's everything a sock monkey is supposed...


Who Put That Hair in My Toothbrush?

by Jerry Spinelli Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (July 15, 2014)

Who Put That Hair in My Toothbrush? Sibling rivalry at its finest! Whether it's on the hockey ice, at school, or at home, Greg and Megin just can't seem to get along. She calls him Grosso, he calls her Megamouth....


Panique au manoir

Les Enfants de Belle-Rive #1

by Annick Loupias & Jean-Luc Trudel ÉDITIÖ (December 18, 2013)

Ayishah lives in the Sahara desert. She is a Tuareg. She loves the story of Tin Hinan, considered to be the mother of the Tuareg people. Ayishah ponders and wonders what she'll be when she grows up.


Forged by Fire

by Sharon M. Draper Atheneum Books for Young Readers (April 05, 2011)

The flame of love burns bright in the second book of Sharon M. Draper’s award-winning Hazelwood High trilogy.

When Gerald was a child he was fascinated by fire. But fire is dangerous and powerful, and tragedy...