by Chase, Paula J CHASE

Dough Boys

Told in two voices, thirteen-year-old best friends Simp and Rollie play on a basketball team in their housing project, but Rollie dreams of being a drummer and Simp, to impress the gang leader, Coach Tez.…

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by Yelchin, Eugene J YELCHIN

Spy Runner

It's 1953 and the Cold War is on. Communism threatens all that the United States stands for, and America needs every patriot to do their part. So when a Russian boarder moves into the home of twelve-year-old Jake McCauley, he's on high alert. What does the mysterious Mr. Shubin do with all that photography equipment? A…

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by Philbrick, W. R. J PHILBRI

Wildfire : a Novel

Thirteen-year-old Sam Castine is at summer camp while his mother is in rehab, but when the camp is evacuated ahead of a fast moving wildfire, he makes the mistake of going back for his phone, and finds himself left behind, disoriented, and running for his life, together with a girl, Delphy, from a different camp--findi…

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by Hunter, Erin J HUNTER

The Silent Thaw

"ThunderClan's leader, Bramblestar, has been behaving erratically after losing one of his nine lives, and suspicion is quickly spreading across Clan borders. And when a strange apparition sparks unrest in SkyClan and ShadowClan, each warrior must decide where their allegiances lie--with their Clan, or the warrior code …

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by Harrison, Paula J HARRISO

Kitty and the Sky Garden Adventure

Kitty and her feline friends discover a secret roof garden and learn all about plants and gardening.…

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Scary Stories for Young Foxes

"A collection of six connected stories that follows a group of fox kits as they fight to survive in an unforgiving wilderness"--…

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The Class

Sixth grade is a MOST confusing time. Best friends aren't friends anymore. Worst enemies suddenly want to be partners in crime. And classmates you thought you knew have all sorts of surprising stuff going on. The kids in Mrs. Herrera's class are dealing with all these things and more--specifically, three more: 1. There…

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by Charman, Katrina J CHARMAN

The Cloud Kingdom

Now that Thorn has been defeated, Tag and his friend Skyla embark on a new quest, to find Blaze's lost family and the other firehawks who disappeared through a portal to the Cloud Kingdom; but the Cloud Kingdom is full of new dangers, and when giant birds seize Blaze and carry her off Tag and Skyla are left to try and …

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by Beaty, Andrea J BEATY

Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters

Rosie Revere is no stranger to flops and fails, kerfuffles and catastrophes. After all, engineering is all about perseverance! But this time, Rosie has a really important project to tackle--one that feels much bigger than herself. Rosie's beloved Aunt Rose and her friends, the Raucous Riveters--a group of fun-loving ga…

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by Gephart, Donna J GEPHART

The Paris Project

Cleveland Rosebud Potts yearns to leave Sassafras, Florida for a rich and cultured life at The American School of Paris, but problems with family, friends, and finances stand in her way.…

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by West, Kara J WEST

Mia Mayhem is a Superhero!

Eight-year-old Mia Macarooney is delighted to learn she is from a family of superheroes, but her acceptance into the Program for In Training Superheroes requires she take a placement exam.…

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by Markell, Denis J MARKELL

The Ghost in Apartment 2r

After discovering a ghost in his apartment, twelve-year-old Danny and his friends traverse Brooklyn's diverse neighborhood together to learn the spirit's origins and bring it to rest.…

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by Day, Christine, J DAY

I Can Make This Promise

"When twelve-year-old Edie finds letters and photographs in her attic that change everything she thought she knew about her Native American mother's adoption, she realizes she has a lot to learn about her family's history and her own identity"--…

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by Rivers, Karen, J RIVERS

Naked Mole Rat Saves the World

Told from two viewpoints, Kit has an odd, stress-induced reaction when she witnesses her best friend's public humiliation, and the secrets both girls keep may tear them apart.…

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by Harrison, Paula J HARRISO

Kitty and the Moonlight Rescue

Kitty wants to be a superhero like her mother, once she gets over her fear of the dark, but when Figaro the cat needs help she springs into action.…

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An Illustrated Treasury of Swedish Folk and Fairy Tales

From good natured Scandinavian trolls through giants, tomtes, shepherd boys and princesses, the twenty-three classic stories by well-known authors such as Elsa Beskow and Anna Wahlenberg are delightfully told, full of adventure and magic with clever, resourceful children outwitting fairytale villains.…

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by Blabey, Aaron J BLABEY

The Bad Guys in the Baddest Day Ever

"All hail Crown Prince Marmalade! Surrender to his evil magnificence! Kneel before his butt-handed glory! Or... like... DON'T! The Bad Guys and even Badder Girls might have been knocked down, but does that mean they'll stay down? No way, chicos! Pull on your party pants -- it's the ultimate battle between Bad and BAAAA…

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by Hunter, Erin J HUNTER

Squirrelflight's Hope

Though the Clans are settled into equally divided territories, tensions are rising over the new borders. When a group of rogue cats move in just beyond Clan boundaries, Squirrelflight is caught between her conscience and her duty to her Clan.…

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by Charman, Katrina J CHARMAN

The Shadowlands

Tag the owl, Skyla the squirrel, and Blaze the firehawk are searching for the final piece of the magical Ember Stone that will hopefully save Perodia from the evil vulture Thorn, and their quest has led them to the Howling Caves in Valor Wood--but they do not know if the stone will actually be there, or what will be wa…

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by Tsang, Katie, J TSANG

Sam Wu is Not Afraid of Spiders

"Sam Wu is NOT afraid of anything. Well, maybe some things--like ghosts, sharks... and the dark's pretty scary, too. And now he has something new to worry about: Tulip, the big, hairy pet tarantula that lives in the sixth-grade science lab and is coming to visit his class. But Sam can't let anyone know. So when Tulip d…

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by Braswell, Liz J BRASWEL

Stuffed

"10-year-old Clark's beloved stuffed animals protect him every night from the Monsters, but they face their biggest challenge yet when one targets Clark's dad"--…

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by McAnulty, Stacy J MCANULT

The World Ends in April

"When seventh-grader Eleanor reads an article online claiming that an asteroid will hit Earth in April, she starts an underground school club to prepare kids for the end of the world as we know it"--…

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by Barrows, Annie J BARROWS

The Best of Iggy

Relates three times that nine-year-old Iggy got into trouble, two of which he does not regret and one for which he is very, very sorry.…

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by Zhao, Katie J ZHAO

The Dragon Warrior

Twelve-year-old Jade Society member Faryn Liu may be destined to command the Jade Emperor's army of demon-fighting dragons, but first she must complete a daring quest across San Francisco's Chinatown before the Lunar New Year.…

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by O'Hart, Sinead J OHART

The Starspun Web

Tess de Sousa leaves Miss Ackerbee's orphanage to live with her new guardian in Roedeer Lodge, taking with her a fondness for scientific experimentation, a pet tarantula named Violet, and a device that allows her to travel to parallel universes.…

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by McMann, Lisa J MCMANN

Dragon Bones

Trapped underground in the catacombs and made to transport the bones of ancient dragon rulers to the extracting room, where others extract the magical properties dormant in the bones, twin Thisbe must learn how to control her own fiery magic and use it to escape.…

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by McCulloch, Amy, J ALWARD

Jinxed

After fourteen-year-old Lacey Chu repairs a highly advanced smartphone/robotic pet companion, or baku, called Jinx, the baku gets her into her dream school, Profectus, where she is exposed to dangerous secrets.…

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by Tsang, Katie, J TSANG

Sam Wu is Not Afraid of Sharks

After encountering a scary shark at the aquarium, Sam is afraid to attend a birthday party at the beach.…

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by Farr, Bridget J FARR

Pavi Sharma's Guide to Going Home

Pavi teaches other foster children how to navigate the system, so when she learns a young girl is being placed with a terrible foster family, she recruits friends to help save her.--…

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by Pochoda, Ivy J POCHODA

The Tree of Ecrof

"Set in an alternative classical world dominated by sports and a magical power called grana, this is the story of two children: the orphaned outcast Rovi and the crown princess Pretia, who uncover and battle terrible evil and discover their inner strength along the way. It takes place at the most elite sports academy i…

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by Greenwald, Lisa J GREENWA

Tbh, Too Much Drama

Best friends Cecily, Gabby, and Prianka face drama in the last days of school as a meme goes viral, their mothers take them bra shopping together, and Cecily develops her first crush. Told entirely in text messages, emails, and notes.…

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by Simon, Coco J SIMON

Emma, Catwalks and Cupcakes!

When Emma goes for a modeling gig, Katie tags along for support, but when the agency chooses to go with Katie instead, Emma finds herself jealous.…

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by Oliver, Lauren, J OLIVER

The Magnificent Monsters of Cedar Street

"Cordelia Clay loves the work she and her father do together: saving and healing the remarkable creatures around Boston at the end of the nineteenth century. Their home on Cedar Street is full to the brim with dragons, squelches, and diggles, and Cordelia loves every one of them. But their work must be kept a secret, o…

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by Littler, Jamie J LITTLER

Voyage of the Frostheart

"In a snow-covered land where monsters rule the icy tundra, only song weavers hold the power to control these vicious giants. But for centuries song weavers have been the subject of suspicion--how can those who hold so much power be trusted? Ever since his parents were lost on a pathfinding expedition, Ash has spent hi…

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by Pancholy, Maulik, J PANCHOL

The Best at It

"Rahul Kapoor is heading into seventh grade in a small town in Indiana. The start of middle school is making him feel increasingly anxious, so his favorite person in the whole world, his grandfather Bhai, gives him some well-meaning advice: Find one thing you're really good at. And become the BEST at it. Those four lit…

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by Pennypacker, Sara, J PENNYPA

Here in the Real World

Immersing himself in a fantasy world of knights and chivalry, introverted Ware is sent to a summer camp designed around social interactions and begins building a castle-like private space while clashing with a fellow misfit.…

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by Clark, Zack Loran J CLARK

Night of Dangers

"After falling victim to a vile betrayal, Zed is cut off from Brock and their friends and unable to warn them about a dangerous enemy on the move. The Adventurers Guild may have defeated the evil that cast the elves from their home, but that doesn't keep them in the Freestoners' good graces for long. An ordinary day at…

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by James, Laura, J JAMES

Safari Pug : the Dog Who Walked on the Wild Side

Deciding that Pug needs to face his fears, Lady Miranda takes him to a safari park where he goes nose-to-nose with Florence, a rare white lion cub, but he soon realizes that lions may not be the most dangerous thing in the wildlife park.…

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by Riley, James, J RILEY

Worlds Apart

After Nobody destroys the connection between fictional and nonfictional worlds, causing nonfictional people to lose their imaginations, Owen and Bethany must risk everything to save multiple realities.…

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by Benko, Kamilla J BENKO

Secret in the Stone

Claire and Sophie journey to Stonehaven where Claire can be trained to use her Gemmer abilities to awaken the unicorns, but Sophie discovers they are in great danger.…

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by McMann, Lisa J MCMANN

Dragon Ghosts

"Devastated by loss and hampered by war, Fifer struggles to regroup and continue the search for her twin. Meanwhile Thisbe, pounded by images of Grimere's dark history, contemplates her abandonment and considers leaving Rohan behind in a risky move that could take her home ... or to her death--…

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Some Places More Than Others

Amara visits her father's family in Harlem for her twelfth birthday, hoping to better understand her family and herself, but New York City is not what she expected.--…

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by King, A. S. J KING

The Year We Fell from Space

Middle schooler Liberty likes to make her own maps of the stars, in fact she is obsessed with them, especially since her family is falling apart; her parents are getting divorced, her nine-year-old sister will barely leave the house and carries a stuffed tiger at all times, her father is suffering from depression, but …

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by Emerson, Kevin J EMERSON

The Shores Beyond Time

"It is Earth year 2256--but the fate of the few who even remember Earth is perilously in doubt. Mina Saunders-Chang and many of the surviving humans are stranded in the Centauri system, having barely survived their confrontation with the Telphon refugees. Now everyone--human and Telphon alike--is caught in the blast zo…

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by Lackey, Lindsay J LACKEY

All the Impossible Things

"Red's inexplicable power over the wind comes from her mother. Whenever Ruby "Red" Byrd is scared or angry, the wind picks up. And being placed in foster care, moving from family to family, tends to keep her skies stormy. Red knows she has to learn to control it, but can't figure out how. This time, the wind blows Red …

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Indian No More

Regina Petit's family has always been Umpqua, and living on the Grand Ronde reservation is all ten-year-old Regina has ever known. Her biggest worry is that Sasquatch may actually exist out in the forest. But when the federal government signs a bill into law that says Regina's tribe no longer exists, Regina becomes "In…

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Tales from a Not-so-best Friend Forever

"Nikki and her bandmates are looking forward to an AWESOME summer on tour as the opening act for the world famous Bad Boyz! Nikki is a little worried when her frenemy, MacKenzie Hollister, weasels her way into a social media intern position with the tour. But she has a total MELTDOWN when she learns that MacKenzie is h…

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Jasper and the Riddle of Riley's Mine

Jasper and his older brother Melvin set out on a treacherous journey to Alaska during the Klondike Gold Rush, desperate to get away from their drunkard of a father. Onboard a ship, Jasper overhears a rumor about One-Eyed Riley, an old coot who's long since gone, but is said to have left clues to the location of his sta…

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by Carter, Ally J CARTER

Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valor

After years in foster care, April gets to live in a mansion where she and four other children are caught up in a mystery related to a missing heir, a lost legacy, and the Phantom.…

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by Alvarez, Jennifer Lynn J ALVAREZ

Through the Untamed Sky

Even though neither Rahkki nor Echofrost want to be paired as a rider and flier, they must work together to fly with the Sky Guard, free the wild herd of winged horses from the giants, and stop a plot to dethrone the queen.…

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by Pasternack, Sofiya J PASTERN

Anya and the Dragon

In an alternate ninth century, twelve-year-old Anya and a new friend face a Viking and a tsar to protect the water dragon that saved her life, putting her family's home at risk.…

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by Kadohata, Cynthia J KADOHAT

A Place to Belong

Twelve-year-old Hanako and her family, reeling from their confinement in an internment camp, renounce their American citizenship to move to Hiroshima, a city devastated by the atomic bomb dropped by Americans.…

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by Hunter, Erin J HUNTER

The Spirit-eaters

"The true Great Parent has finally risen and must unite all the animals of Bravelands to prevent an ancient evil from taking root"--…

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by Mann, Greyson J MANN

New Creep at School

"Gerald is thrilled when a new creeper starts up at Mob Middle School. Finally, there'll be a mob to hang out with that ISN'T a bouncy slime or a flesh-eating zombie! With Connor by his side, Gerald starts his 30-day plan to make creepers the coolest mob at school"--…

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by Milford, Kate J MILFORD

The Thief Knot : a Greenglass House Story

Marzana and her best friend, Nialla, are bored. In a city where normal rules don't apply, it seems that adventure should be everywhere, yet nothing exciting ever happens to them. Nothing, that is, until Marzana's parents are recruited to help solve a kidnapping that makes no sense. This could be the excitement Marzana …

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by Mlynowski, Sarah J MLYNOWS

The Big Shrink

Marigold Ramos thinks that her magical ability to make things small will come in handy as she and her friends protest the new rule banning their toy dragons from school, until her magic gets out of control and starts shrinking her friends.…

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by Landy, Derek J LANDY

Bedlam

While Valkyrie is off trying to recover her sister's lost soul, it is up to Omen Darkly to be the hero and save thousands of innocent people.…

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by Cartaya, Pablo J CARTAYA

Each Tiny Spark

Sixth-grader Emilia Torres struggles with ADHD, her controlling abuela, her mother's work commitments, her father's distance after returning from deployment, evolving friendships, and a conflict over school redistricting.…

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by Simon, Coco J SIMON

Alexis's Half-baked Idea

When Alexis decides she wants to be more like her popular older sister, Dylan, she tries out for cheerleading, without really thinking about what that entails, including that her sister was a star on her cheerleading squad.…

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by Sutherland, Tui, J SUTHERL

Dragonslayer

Ivy doesn't trust the Dragonslayer. He may be her father and the beloved ruler of Valor, but she knows he's hiding more than the treasure from the sand dragon he killed two decades ago. Leaf doesn't trust dragons. They're the reason his favorite sister, Wren, is dead, and now he'll do whatever it takes to slay even one…

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by Kapit, Sarah J KAPIT

Get a Grip, Vivy Cohen

Eleven-year-old knuckleball pitcher Vivy Cohen, who has autism, becomes pen pals with her favorite Major League baseball player after writing a letter to him as an assignment for her social skills class.…

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by LeZotte, Ann Clare J LEZOTTE

Show Me a Sign

It is 1805 and Mary Lambert has always felt safe among the deaf community of Chilmark on Martha's Vineyard where practically everyone communicates in a shared sign language, but recent events have shattered her life; her brother George has died, land disputes between English settlers and the Wampanoag people are becomi…

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by Hunter, Erin J HUNTER

The Spirit-eaters

"As the new Great Father, the young baboon, Thorn, hopes to guide Bravelands to peace after a period of great turmoil. But a pack of rogue wolves lurks among the Great Herd, committing acts so evil they threaten to shatter that peace before it's even begun. The animals of the Great Herd must once again unite to defend …

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by Dallas, Sandra J DALLAS

Someplace to Call Home

In 1933, when twelve-year-old Hallie Turner and her brothers, Tom and Benny, take to the road seeking whatever work they can get, they find kindness in small-town Kansas.…

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Mananaland

Twelve-year-old Max, who loves the legend Buelo tells him about a mythical gatekeeper who can guide brave travelers on a journey into tomorrow, sets out on a dangerous quest to discover if he is true of heart and what the future holds, armed with a treasured compass, a mysterious stone rubbing, and Buelo's legend as hi…

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by Sumner, Jamie J SUMNER

Roll with It

Twelve-year-old Ellie, who has cerebral palsy, finds her life transformed when she moves with her mother to small-town Oklahoma to help care for her grandfather, who has Alzheimer's Disease.…

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by Keller, Tae J KELLER

When You Trap a Tiger

When Lily, her sister Sam, and their mother move in with her sick grandmother, Lily traps a tiger and makes a deal with him to heal Halmoni.…

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by Arden, Katherine J ARDEN

Dead Voices

"Trapped at a haunted ski resort, Ollie, Coco, and Brian must rely on their friendship and sharp minds if they want to escape"--…

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by Faruqi, Saadia J FARUQI

Meet Yasmin!

In this compilation of four separately published books, Pakistani American second grader Yasmin learns to cope with the small problems of school and home, while gaining confidence in her own skills and creative abilities.…

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by Grabenstein, J. J. J GRABENS

Shine!

When seventh-grader Piper's father is hired by Chumley Prep, a school where every student seems to be the best at everything, she gets the chance to compete for the prestigious Excelsior Award.…

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by Pearl, Alexa, J PEARL

The Disappearing History

"The History Day celebration is coming up in Crystal Cove, and Sasha has to pick her favorite story to read aloud. But when she unrolls the magical fabrics with the flying horse history on them, she discovers that all the words have disappeared! Can Sasha figure out what happened and find a way to return the stories to…

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by Stone, Nic J STONE

Clean Getaway

"For the life of him, William "Scoob" Lamar can't seem to stay out of trouble--and now the run-ins at school have led to lockdown at home. So when G'ma, Scoob's favorite person on Earth, asks him to go on an impromptu road trip, he's in the RV faster than he can say FREEDOM. With G'ma's old maps and a strange pamphlet …

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by Greenwald, Lisa J GREENWA

Tbh, This May Be Tmi : a Novel in Text

Cecily, Gabby, Prianka, and Vishal discover the need for tolerance and perfect emojis while planning a school spring fair that will hopefully make a difference.…

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by Hutchinson, Michael, J HUTCHIN

The Case of Windy Lake

"Sam, Otter, Atim, and Chickadee are four inseparable cousins growing up on the Windy Lake First Nation. Nicknamed the Mighty Muskrats for their habit of laughing, fighting, and exploring together, the cousins find that each new adventure adds to their reputation. When a visiting archaeologist goes missing, the cousins…

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by LaFleur, Suzanne M. J LAFLEUR

Counting to Perfect

Ignored by her parents since her "perfect" older sister, Julia, had a baby, Cassie, twelve, foregoes her summer plans to join Julia and baby Addie on a road trip.…

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by Sachar, Louis, J SACHAR

Wayside School Beneath the Cloud of Doom

Follows the adventures and misadventures of students and staff as they cope with the effects of a large, gloomy cloud that has settled over Wayside School.…

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by Torres, Jennifer, J TORRES

The Fresh New Face of Griselda

After her father's landscaping business fails and the family loses their house, sixth-grader Griselda Zaragoza follows her sister's example and begins selling Alma cosmetics while hiding her changed circumstances from friends.…

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by Roanhorse, Rebecca J ROANHOR

Race to the Sun

Guided by her Navajo ancestors, seventh-grader Nizhoni Begay discovers she is descended from a holy woman and destined to become a monsterslayer, starting with the evil businessman who kidnapped her father. Includes glossary of Navajo terms.…

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by Scott, Libby J SCOTT

Can You See Me?

Eleven-year-old Tally is starting sixth grade at Kingswood Academy and she really wants to fit in, which means somehow hiding her autism, hypersensitivity to touch, and true self, and trying to act "normal" like her former best friend, Layla, who is distancing herself from Tally and her fourteen-year-old sister, Nell, …

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by Mann, Greyson J MANN

The Overworld Games

Through some creative creeping, Gerald manages to get a few new events on the Overworld Games' schedule that he may be able to compete in successfully, but the team from the Nether looks awfully tough and he could be in way over his head.…

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by Stilton, Geronimo J STILTON

Time Warp : the Seventh Journey Through Time

When pirate cats threaten Mouse Island, Professor von Volt sends Geronimo Stilton and his friends back through time to ancient Greece, Atlantis, and Stonehenge to try and find out how ancient civilizations were able to find peace and avoid war--only to find that the key to peace was under their whiskers the whole time.…

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by Mull, Brandon, J MULL

Master of the Phantom Isle

As the evil Celebrant conquers more and more dragon sanctuaries, Kendra must raise an army of friends and allies on her own to fight him because her brother Seth and Bracken are missing.…

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by Sorosiak, Carlie J SOROSIA

I, Cosmo

"What is an arthritic thirteen-year-old golden retriever to do when the human he loves most asks him to compete in a dance contest? Say yes, of course. Cosmo has been a devoted older brother to his human, Max, for a lifetime of trick-or-treating, movie watching, and family dance nights. And now Max is convinced that da…

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by Beaty, Andrea J BEATY

Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants

"When Rosie Reveres Uncle Ned gets a little carried away wearing his famous helium pants, its up to Ada and friends to chase him down. As Uncle Ned floats farther and farther away, Ada starts asking lots of questions: How high can a balloon float? Is it possible for Uncle Ned to float into outer space? …

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Jasper and the Riddle of Riley's Mine

"Hoping to strike it rich, eleven-year-old Jasper and his older brother Melvin set out on a treacherous journey to Alaska during the Klondike Gold Rush"--…

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by Marks, Janae J MARKS

From the Desk of Zoe Washington

"Avid baker Zoe Washington receives a letter on her twelfth birthday from her biological father, who is in prison for a terrible crime"--…

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by Chase, Paula J CHASE

So Done

"When best friends Metai and Jamila are reunited after a summer apart, their friendship threatens to combust from the pressure of secrets, middle school, and looming auditions for a potentially life-changing new talented-and-gifted program. Jamila Phillips and Tai Johnson have been inseparable since they were toddlers,…

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by Landy, Derek J LANDY

Midnight

"Skulduggery Pleasant and Valkyrie Cain are back in their most gripping story yet, as book 11, Midnight, picks up where Resurrection left off - and runs. For years, Valkyrie Cain has struggled to keep her loved ones safe from harm, plunging into battle - time and time again - by Skulduggery Pleasant's side, and always …

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Scary Stories for Young Foxes

The haunted season has arrived in the Antler Wood. No fox kit is safe. When Mia and Uly are separated from their litters, they discover a dangerous world full of monsters. In order to find a den to call home, they must venture through field and forest, facing unspeakable things that dwell in the darkness: a zombie who …

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by Miles, Ellen J MILES

Kodiak

While heading to a cabin in the woods for a girls' weekend, Lizzie Peterson and her friends rescue a wild, energetic Malamute stray with a mind of his own, that they try to tame and find a home.…

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by Tsang, Katie, J TSANG

Sam Wu is Not Afraid of Ghosts

After an embarrassing incident on his school field trip, Sam is determined to prove that he is not afraid of ghosts.…

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by Pearl, Alexa, J PEARL

The Royal Island

Sasha, Kimani, and Wyatt are flying to the Royal Island, home of Sasha's parents, the King and Queen of flying horses, where Sasha hopes to meet her folks for the first time, but when they encounter a powerful storm that forces them to take shelter on a small island, Sasha's dream of finally seeing her parents is put i…

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by Charman, Katrina J CHARMAN

The Battle for Perodia

"It is finally time to fight for the enchanted land of Perodia! Tag, Skyla, and Blaze call on their friends to help them in the epic battle against Thorn. Blaze will have to learn how to use the magical Ember Stone. But will its bright magic be strong enough to defeat the powerful vulture and his dark army of spies?"--…

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by Pearl, Alexa, J PEARL

Showtime!

"The King and Queen have put Sasha in charge of planning a Summer Solstice celebration for the horses of Verdant Valley and Crystal Cove! Sasha has never planned a big party before, and there are so many details! Will she find a way to pull this party off?"--…

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by Crimi, Carolyn J CRIMI

Weird Little Robots

"Eleven-year-old Penny Rose has just moved to a new town, and so far the robots she builds herself are her only company. But with just a bit of magic, everything changes: she becomes best friends with Lark, has the chance to join a secret science club, and discovers that her robots are alive. Penny Rose hardly remember…

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by Nielsen, Jennifer A. J NIELSEN

Words on Fire

In 1893 twelve-year-old Audra lives on a farm in Lithuania, and tries to avoid the Cossack soldiers who enforce the Russian decrees that ban Lithuanian books, religion, culture, and even the language; but when the soldiers invade the farm Audra is the only one who escapes and, unsure of what has happened to her parents…

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by Glaser, Karina Yan J GLASER

The Vanderbeekers to the Rescue

The Vanderbeeker children, ages six to thirteen, race to help save their mother's baking business from closure after it fails an inspection.--…

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by Charman, Katrina J CHARMAN

Lullaby Lake

Their magical map is leading Tag, Skyla, and Blaze closer and closer to The Shadowlands, Thorn's territory--but now the Ember Stone has fallen into the well-named Lullaby Lake, which is defended by fairies who sing intruders to sleep, and the friends must figure out a way to convince the "nixies" to help them retrieve …

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by Hinojosa, Stacy, J HINOJOS

Escape to the Mesa

"Stacy would do anything to protect the Taiga where she lives with the pack of intelligent wolves who raised her. But when humans start to encroach on their forest, their only choice is escape to a place no Arctic wolf has gone before: the desert. The Mesa, with its canyons, snakes, and coyotes, will be like nothing th…

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by Mian, Zanib J MIAN

Accidental Trouble Magnet

"Imaginative Omar goes through the ups and downs of starting a new school and making new friends with the help of his wonderful (and silly) Muslim family"--…

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by Horwitz, Sarah Jean J HORWITZ

The Dark Lord Clementine

When her father is cursed by a rival witch, twelve-year-old Clementine Morcerous assumes his duties as Dark Lord of the realm, but soon questions her father's code of good and evil.…

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by Coven, Wanda J COVEN

Henry Heckelbeck Gets a Dragon

Future spy Henry discovers that he has magic, like his big sister, Heidi, when he accidentally creates a tiny dragon, which definitely does not belong at Brewster Elementary School.…

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by Colfer, Eoin J COLFER

The Fowl Twins

Eleven-year-old twins Myles and Beckett Fowl enjoy adventure and mayhem while helping a troll escape nefarious forces that want his magic.…

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by Lasky, Kathryn J LASKY

The Portal

"Life used to be great for Rose: full of friends, a loving mom, and a growing fashion blog. But when her mother dies in a car crash, Rose is sent away to live with a strange grandmother she hardly knows and forced to attend a new school where mean girls ridicule her at every turn. The one place Rose finds refuge is in …

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by Charman, Katrina J CHARMAN

The Crystal Caverns

Tag the owl, Skyla the squirrel, and Blaze the newly hatched firehawk, journey north to the Crystal Caverns searching for the next piece of the magical Ember Stone--but the evil vulture Thorn is also after the stone, and his ice leopards are close behind the heroes.…

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by Rhodes, Jewell Parker J RHODES

Black Brother, Black Brother

Suspended unjustly from elite Middlefield Prep, Donte Ellison studies fencing with a former champion, hoping to put the racist fencing team captain in his place.…

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by Arnold, Elana K. J ARNOLD

Bat and the End of Everything

"Bixby Alexander Tam (nicknamed Bat) has been the caretaker for Thor, the best skunk kit in the world...but the last day of third grade is quickly approaching, and Thor is almost ready to be released into the wild. The end of school also means that Bat has to say good-bye to his favorite teacher, and he worries about t…

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by Messenger, Shannon J MESSENG

Legacy

"Illusions shatter--and Sophie and her friends face impossible choices--in this astonishing eighth book in the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling Keeper of the Lost Cities series. Sophie Foster wants answers. But after a lifetime of lies, sometimes the truth is the most dangerous discovery. Even the smallest secr…

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by Peretti, Paola J PERETTI

The Distance Between Me and the Cherry Tree

When nine-year-old Mafalda learns she will go blind in six months from Stargardt Disease, she needs the help of family and friends to retain what is essential to her.--…

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by Tsang, Katie, J TSANG

Sam Wu is Not Afraid of the Dark

"I'm Sam Wu and there is not even the slightest possibility that I might be afraid of the dark. At all. EVER. But when I went camping in the woods with my best friend Bernard (at nighttime and everything!) I figured it would only be sensible to: 1) Light a campfire to deter Great Big Grizzly Bears/Attacking Aliens/Zomb…

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by Gratz, Alan, J GRATZ

Grenade

On April 1, 1945 with the battle of Okinawa beginning, fourteen-year-old native Okinawan Hideki, drafted into the Blood and Iron Student Corps, is handed two grenades and told to go kill American soldiers; small for his age Hideki does not really want to kill anyone, he just wants to find his family, and his struggle a…

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by Gibbs, Stuart, J GIBBS

Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation

The CIA forces twelve-year-old Charlotte "Charlie" Thorne, a rebellious genius, to use her code-breaking skills on an epic global chase to locate Einstein's last equation before dangerous agents discover it and unlock the solution to harnessing energy.--…

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by Osborne, Mary Pope J OSBORNE

Narwhal on a Sunny Night

"The magic tree house whisks Jack and Annie away to Greenland where they discover they've traveled back in time to meet Lief Erikson"--…

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by Cowell, Cressida J COWELL

Knock Three Times

Xar and Wish are heroes with a huge task ahead--confronting the Nuckalavee is not for the faint hearted. But with Magic and Iron together, they might just have a chance of saving their beloved homes from those who seek to destroy everything they hold dear. The third electrifying book in The Wizards of Once series fizze…

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by Gratz, Alan, J GRATZ

Allies

It is June 6, 1944, D-Day, and Dee Carpenter (true name Dietrich Zimmermann), an underage private in the United States Army, is headed for Omaha Beach, seeking revenge for his uncle, who was arrested by Nazis when Dee was a little boy; meanwhile, Samira Zidano, an eleven-year old French-Algerian girl is looking for the…

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by Arnold, Elana K. J ARNOLD

Far from Fair

As far as twelve-year-old Odette Zyskowski is concerned, her parents have ruined her life by selling the house she and her younger brother have grown up in, getting an RV, and giving her some little mutt instead of the Labrador Retriever she wanted--but as they travel north to see her grandmother, Odette becomes aware …

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The Other Half of Happy

Twelve-year-old Quijana is a biracial girl, desperately trying to understand the changes that are going on in her life; her mother rarely gets home before bedtime, her father suddenly seems to be trying to get in touch with his Guatemalan roots (even though he never bothered to teach Quijana Spanish), she is about to s…

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by Harrison, Paula J HARRISO

Kitty and the Tiger Treasure

As a superhero with catlike powers, Kitty and her cat Pumpkin must recover a stolen golden tiger statue and return it to the local museum.…

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by Venkatraman, Padma J VENKATR

The Bridge Home

Life is harsh in Chennai's teeming streets, so when runaway sisters Viji and Rukku arrive, their prospects look grim. Very quickly, eleven-year-old Viji discovers how vulnerable they are in this uncaring, dangerous world. Fortunately, the girls find shelter--and friendship--on an abandoned bridge. With two homeless boy…

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by Charman, Katrina J CHARMAN

The Whispering Oak

Tag the owl, Skyla the squirrel, and Blaze the young firehawk continue their hazardous journey to find and reunite the pieces of the Ember Stone, the only power which can defeat the evil vulture Thorn, and save Perodia.…

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