Ages 9-12


Book Cover: Fish in a Tree

Fish in a Tree

Author: Lynda Mullaly Hunt

ISBN: 9780399162596

A New York Times Bestseller!The author of the beloved One for the Murphys gives readers an emotionally-charged, uplifting novel that will speak to anyone who's ever thought there was something wrong with them because they didn't fit in. "Everybody is smart in different ways. But if you judge a fish...

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Book Cover: Brown Girl Dreaming

Brown Girl Dreaming

Author: Jacqueline Woodson

ISBN: 9780399252518

A New York Times Bestseller and National Book Award Winner Jacqueline Woodson, the acclaimed author of Another Brooklyn, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it...

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Book Cover: Echo

Echo

Author: Pam MunÌ?oz Ryan

ISBN: 9780439874021

Winner of a 2016 Newbery Honor, ECHO pushes the boundaries of genre, form, and storytelling innovation. Lost and alone in a forbidden forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and suddenly finds himself entwined in a puzzling quest involving a prophecy, a promise, and a harmonica. Decades later, Friedrich in Germany...

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Book Cover: All's Faire in Middle School

All's Faire in Middle School

Author: Victoria Jamieson

ISBN: 9780525429999

Calling all Raina Telgemeier fans! The Newbery Honor-winning author of Roller Girl is back with a heartwarming graphic novel about starting middle school, surviving your embarrassing family, and the Renaissance Faire. Eleven-year-old Imogene (Impy) has grown up with two parents working at the Renaissance Faire, and she's eager to begin...

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Book Cover: King of kazoo.

King of kazoo.

Author: Norm Feuti

ISBN: 9780545770880

Scatterbrained Cornelius, King of Kazoo, and his resourceful daughter, Bing, explore a mysterious cave at the top of Mount Kazoo. There they discover a famous alchemist named Quaf is planning a dangerous and forbidden experiment. Now Cornelius, Bing, and the brilliant royal inventor Torq must go all out to stop...

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Book Cover: Drama

Drama

Author: Raina Telgemeier

ISBN: 9780545779968

From Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of Smile and Sisters!Callie loves theater. And while she would totally try out for her middle school's production of Moon over Mississippi, she can't really sing. Instead she's the set designer for the drama department's stage crew...

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Book Cover: Wolf Hollow

Wolf Hollow

Author: Lauren Wolk

ISBN: 9781101994825

A 2017 Newbery Honor BookNew York Times BestsellerA young girl's kindness, compassion, and honesty overcome bullying. * An NPR Best Book of the Year* A BOOKLIST Best Book of the Year* An Entertainment Weekly Best Middle Grade Book of the Year* A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year* A...

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Book Cover: This Is Just a Test

This Is Just a Test

Author: Madelyn Rosenberg

ISBN: 9781338037722

David Da-Wei Horowitz has a lot on his plate. Preparing for his upcoming bar mitzvah would be enough work even if it didn't involve trying to please his Jewish and Chinese grandmothers, who argue about everything. But David just wants everyone to be happy.That includes his friend Scott, who is...

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Book Cover: The Uncanny Express

The Uncanny Express

Author: Kara LaReau

ISBN: 9781419725685

Jaundice and Kale are back from their adventure on the high seas, and they are settling back into a quiet life in Dullsville, just the way they like it. The tea is tepid, the oatmeal is tasteless, and the socks are ripe for darning . . . until Aunt Shallot...

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Book Cover: Explorer Academy: The Nebula Secret

Explorer Academy: The Nebula Secret

Author: TRUDI TRUEIT

ISBN: 9781426331596

Adventure, danger, and a thrilling global mission await 12-year-old Cruz Coronado as he joins an elite school for explorers.Cruz leaves his tranquil home in Hawaii to join 23 talented kids from around the globe to train at the Explorer Academy with the world's leading scientists to become the next generation...

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Book Cover: Ozy and Millie

Ozy and Millie

Author: DANA SIMPSON

ISBN: 9781449495954

From the creator of the enormously popular Phoebe and Her Unicorn series comes Ozy and Millie, a playful comic exploring the friendship between two foxes. Ozy and Millie features an introduction by author Dana Simpson and a hand-selected collection of her favorite strips from the comic's 10-year run. While this...

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Book Cover: Hundred Percent

Hundred Percent

Author: Karen Romano Young

ISBN: 9781452138909

The last year of elementary school is big for every kid. In this novel, equal parts funny and crushing, utterly honest and perfect for boys and girls alike, Christine Gouda faces change at every turn, starting with her own nickname - Tink - which just doesn't fit anymore. Readers will...

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Book Cover: Patina

Patina

Author: JASON REYNOLDS

ISBN: 9781481450188

A newbie to the track team, Patina must learn to rely on her teammates as she tries to outrun her personal demons in this follow-up to the National Book Award finalist Ghost by New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds.Ghost. Lu. Patina. Sunny. Four kids from wildly different backgrounds with...

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Book Cover: In the Rainforest

In the Rainforest

Author: Louise Spilsbury

ISBN: 9781482459807

The rainforest habitat is incredibly diverseso diverse that scientists are discovering new species of plants and animals all the time! In this book, readers journey deep into the rainforest with many kinds of scientists and learn about what they study, their methods, and recent discoveries. Full-color photographs show researchers and...

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Book Cover: I, Q The Windy City

I, Q The Windy City

Author: Roland Smith

ISBN: 9781585368235

After Q and Angela help foil a Ghost Cell plot in San Antonio, they head to Chicago, the next stop on the Match tour. Since theyve been busy fighting international terrorism, theyre behind on their school assignments. Their parents tell them if they dont get caught up, its off to...

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