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The Whiz Mob and the Grenadine Kid

THE INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET meets OLIVER TWIST in this totally original, humorous, and fast-paced middle-grade novel about a band of child pickpockets, from the creators of the New York Times bestselling Wildwood Chronicles.

On the Far Side of the Mountain

The classic story of wilderness survival continues in this action-packed sequel. Filled with authentic woodland lore and exciting adventure, On the Far Side of the Mountain takes listeners back to Sam Gribley's treehouse in the Catskill Mountains, where he begins a dangerous fight for his pet falcon's freedom.

Wishing Season

A moving middle grade story by Anica Mrose Rissi that will appeal to readers who loved The Thing about Jellyfish and Hello, Universe, about the enduring bond between twins: Anders, who has recently died, and Lily, who has to balance her grief and confusion with a brother who isnt quite gone?and how to navigate a world that is moving forward without him. Of course Anders wasnt lonely in the afterlife. He still, like always, had Lily. Lily doesnt believe in making wishes. Not anymore. Not since A

We Still Belong

A thoughtful and heartfelt middle grade novel by American Indian Youth Literature Honor?winning author Christine Day (Upper Skagit), about a girl whose hopeful plans for Indigenous Peoples Day (and asking her crush to the dance) go all wrong?until she finds herself surrounded by the love of her Indigenous family and community at the intertribal powwow. In this warm hug of a novel, award-winning author Christine Day assures readers that even with all the very real problems they may face, they are

The Vanderbeekers Ever After

The bestselling Vanderbeeker family finds love and hope in hard times as they face the challenge of a serious illness with the support of their Harlem community. The Vanderbeekers are looking forward to the wedding of two of their favorite people! But when one of the siblings receives a dire diagnosis, instead of preparing for a celebration, the family is suddenly spending their time at the hospital. And soon they are helping a newly made and critically ill friend, even as they struggle with how

Time of the Turtle King

The #1 bestselling Magic Tree House series is ready to whisk you away across the world with Jack and Annie--this time as World Turtle Experts! It's just a regular day when ordinary kids Jack and Annie are whisked away in the magic tree house to the Galapagos islands, where they must save a giant tortoise from an erupting volcano! But what do Jack and Annie know about saving turtles?! Plenty, thanks to some magic that makes them experts. A helicopter ride, rushing lava, and a whole lot of determi

Tiger Daughter

Equal parts heartbreaking and hopeful, Tiger Daughter is an award-winning novel about finding your voice amidst the pressures of growing up in an immigrant home told from the perspective of a remarkable young Chinese girl. Wen Zhou is a first-generation daughter of Chinese migrant parents. She has high expectations from her parents to succeed in school, especially her father whose strict rules leave her feeling trapped. She dreams of creating a future for herself more satisfying than the one her


The powerful newbery award-winning classic! A landmark in children's literature, winner of the 1970 Newbery Medal, and the basis of an acclaimed film, Sounder traces the keen sorrow and the abiding faith of a poor African-American boy in the 19th-century South. The boy's life is changed forever when his father is caught stealing a ham to feed his starving family. His dog, Sounder, is wounded in the incident and waits faithfully for his master to come home. Read by Avery Brooks, this timeless an

Slappy Birthday to You

A brand new Goosebumps arc narrated by the most iconic and evil character of the series, Slappy! The evil dummy comes to life to tell his own twisted tales and scary stories. "Welcome to SlappyWorld," he announces. "I want to tell you one of my favorite stories. Of course, it's a horror story! I think you'll agree it's a SCREAM!" Slappy welcomes the reader to his world and introduces every novel in his own hilarious, menacing style. "This may be the most awesome story ever written!" he exclaims

The Sign in the Smoke

Dear Diary, When Bess asked George and me to be?counselors at her old camp, I?thought I was in for a relaxing week. ?But trouble always finds me. I heard about a camper who had drowned in the lake years ago?and dismissed it as a ghost story. But then something pulled me under during a swim lesson.?And then our cabin's sleeping bags disappeared! ?You would think after solving so many cases involving ghosts, I wouldn't believe in them.?But these scary events are making it hard not to. All I know i

Secrets at Sea

In the beloved tradition of The Borrowers, The Tale of Desperaux, and The Cricket in Times Square, here is an irresistible adventure story of the tiny individuals who secretly live among us humans. Helena is the oldest of four mouse siblings who live in the walls of the Cranston estate. It is 1887 when the nouveau riche Cranstons decide to take a cruise ship to England in search of a husband for their awkward older daughter. The Cranston mice stow away in the luggage... and so begins the time of

The Secret Keepers

Acclaimed New York Times bestselling author and E.B. White Read Aloud Award winner Trenton Lee Stewart returns with a captivating, heart-stopping adventure about thrilling secrets and dangerous mysteries--and the courage to reveal the most frightening of truths. Eleven-year-old Reuben spends his days exploring, hiding, and practicing parkour among the abandoned buildings of the Lower Downs as a way to escape the rough times that have befallen him and his mom--but his discovery of an extraordina

Say Cheese and Die!

Discover the bone-chilling adventures that made Goosebumps one of the bestselling children's book series of all time. Now with all-new bonus materials! Greg thinks there is something wrong with the old camera he found. The photos keep turning out . . . different. When Greg takes a picture of his father's brand-new car, it's wrecked in the photo. And then his dad crashes the car. It's like the camera can tell the future--or worse. Maybe it makes the future! It's another fan-favorite prequel to R

Remember Us

National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson brings readers a powerful story that delves deeply into lifes burning questions about time and memory and what we take with us into the future. It seems like Sages whole world is on fire the summer before she starts seventh grade. As house after house burns down, her Bushwick neighborhood gets referred to as ?The Matchbox? in the local newspaper. And while Sage prefers to spend her time shooting hoops with the guys, shes also still trying to figure o

The Probability of Everything

A heart-wrenching middle grade debut about Kemi, an aspiring scientist who loves statistics and facts, as she navigates grief and loss at a moment when life as she knows it changes forever. Eleven-year-old Kemi Carter loves scientific facts, specifically probability. It's how she understands the world and her place in it. Kemi knows her odds of being born were 1 in 5.5 trillion, and that the odds of her having the best family ever were even lower. Yet somehow, Kemi lucked out. But everything Kem

Premeditated Myrtle

TWELVE-YEAR-OLD MYRTLE HARDCASTLE has a passion for justice and a Highly Unconventional obsession with criminal science. Armed with her fathers law books and her mums microscope, Myrtle studies toxicology, keeps abreast of the latest developments in crime scene analysis, and Observes her neighbors in the quiet village of Swinburne, England. When her next-door neighbor, a wealthy spinster and eccentric breeder of rare flowers, dies under Mysterious Circumstances, Myrtle is sure Miss Wodehouse has

The Phantom of Nantucket

Dear Diary... I thought a trip to?Nantucket with Bess and George?would be a simple vacation, but of course mysteries seem to follow me everywhere! We're on this?fun, end-of-summer trip because our friend Jenna has an awesome exhibit opening at the local?Nantucket Nautical Museum and we wanted to support her. She was really excited about it until?some creep vandalized her welcome banner. ?Now it's become clear that someone is out to sabotage the whole exhibit. I really need to find the?culprit to

One Day at Horrorland

Discover the original bone-chilling adventures that made Goosebumps one of the bestselling children's books series of all time. Now with all-new bonus materials! Werewolf Village. The Doom Slide. The Coffin Cruise. These are just a few of the terrifying attractions that await Luke and Lizzy Morris at HorrorLand. Step right up and join the Morris family as they ride each ride--and scream each scream--for the very first time. Because it might also be their last. LOOK in the back of the BOOK: This

Mixed Up by Korman, Gordon, author.
Date added:
Oct 18, 2023
Mixed Up

What happens when you lose your mind ... and someone else gets it? Reef and Theo don't know what's happening to them. Theyll be doing something totally normal and then suddenly theyll have these strange flashes of memory?but the memories belong to someone else. And at the same time, their own memories are starting to ... vanish. For Reef, this is a big problem, because memories are all he has left of his mom. For Theo, its strange because the new memories give him a freedom he doesnt have with h

Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key

Joey Pigza can't sit still. He can't pay attention, he can't follow the rules, and he can't help it?especially when his meds aren't working. Joey's had problems ever since he was born, problems just like his dad and grandma have. And whether he's wreaking havoc on a class trip or swallowing his house key, Joey's problems are getting worse. In fact, his behavior is so off the wall that his teachers are threatening to send him to the special-ed center downtown. Joey knows he's really a good kid, b

In Myrtle Peril

When a mysterious girl attempts to stake her claim to the Snowcroft family fortune, Myrtle Hardcastles father, a lawyer, is asked to help prove?or disprove?her identity. Is this truly Ethel Snowcroft, believed to have been lost at sea with her parents, or a con artist chasing a windfall? Mr. Hardcastles pursuit of the case takes a detour when hes hospitalized for a tonsillectomy?only to witness a murder. But wheres the victim? And who at the hospital could be harboring murderous intent? Myrtle i

How to Get Away with Myrtle

Myrtle Hardcastle has no desire to go on a relaxing holiday excursion with her aunt Helena when there are More Important things to be done at home, like keeping close tabs on criminals and murder trials. Unfortunately, the twelve-year-old aspiring detective has no say in the matter. So off Myrtle goes?with her governess, Miss Judson, and cat, Peony, in tow?on a fabulous private railway coach headed for the English seaside. But before the train reaches its destination, Myrtle and Peony discover a

Ghost Knight

A new ghost story from best-selling author Cornelia Funke. "That's nonsense. Ghosts can't kill people. They just can't do it." When eleven-year-old Jon Whitcroft is sent away to boarding school in Salisbury, he's sure he'll never have to face anyone worse than his mom's new boyfriend, whom he dubs Weirdy Beardy. But he never could have anticipated the spirits he'll soon encounter. With the help of a new friend, Ella, Jon learns that it's not entirely by chance that he's wound up in Salisbury. To

Elijah of Buxton

Eleven-year-old Elijah is the first child born into freedom in Buxton, Canada, a settlement of runaway slaves just over the border from Detroit. He's best known in his hometown as the boy who made a memorable impression on Frederick Douglass. But things change when a former slave steals money from Elijah's friend, who has been saving to buy his family out of captivity in the South. Elijah embarks on a dangerous journey to America in pursuit of the thief, and he discovers firsthand the unimaginab

Disney Wish

This audio junior novelization retells the exciting story of Disney Wish in theaters fall 2023. A film that could only come from Disney Animation, the epic animated musical is inspired by the legacy of films from the studio and asks the question: How did the wishing star, upon which so many characters wished, come to be? The story, set in Rosas, the kingdom of wishes where wishes can literally come true, follows Asha an optimist with a sharp wit who cares endlessly about her community. In a mome

The Curious Vanishing of Beatrice Willoughby

The Amadeuses were always considered somewhat strange. Even before the incident. When six-year-old Beatrice Willoughby vanished at the Amadeuses annual All Hallows Eve party, people in the tiny mountain town of Nevermore were quick to whisper: They were always odd. Their house is full of dark magic. And when Mort Amadeus was pegged for the crime, the Amadeuses, once the center of society, retreated. They closed their doors, disappeared from life. People almost forgot. Until thirteen years later,

Cold-Blooded Myrtle

When the proprietor of Leightons Mercantile is found dead the morning his annual Christmas display is to be unveiled, its clear that a killer had revenge in mind. But who would want to harm the local shopkeeper? Perhaps someone who still remembers the mysterious scandal that destroyed his career as a professor and archaeologist ... The killer strikes again a few days later, manipulating the figures in the holiday display to foretell the crime. Myrtle Hardcastle, twelve-year-old Young Lady of Qua

Book of a Thousand Days

When Lady Saren defies her father's command to marry the vicious Lord Khasar, she is sealed in a tower with only her serving maid, Dashti, for company. In their cramped, dark space, Dashti pours her thoughts into a daily journal while pitiless solitude engulfs them. At first Dashti is optimistic. They have food aplenty, candles for light, and even a visit from Lady Saren's true love, Khan Tegus -- though he can only call to them from outside their walls. But Saren is ill of mind, the outside w

Adia Kelbara and the Circle of Shamans

The first book in a fast-paced, witty, and big-hearted debut fantasy trilogy about a twelve-year-old apprenticing in the kitchens at the prestigious Academy of Shamans, who must ally with a snarky goddess and a knife-wielding warrior to save her kingdom. Perfect for fans of Amari and the Night Brothers and The School for Good and Evil. Life is tough for twelve-year-old orphan Adia. Her aunt and uncle believe shes an ogbanje, a demon-possessed child that brings misfortune wherever they go, and Ad

You Go First

Acclaimed author Erin Entrada Kellys fourth novel for tweens is a humorous and poignant page-turner about family, bullying, art, Scrabble, and the challenges of middle school friendships. Fans of Rita Williams-Garcia and Kate DiCamillo will love Erin Entrada Kellys perfectly pitched tween voice and complex characters.

Tumble by Perez, Celia C., author.
Date added:
Oct 4, 2023

From the award-winning author of The First Rule of Punk, a dazzling novel about a young girl who learns the missing pieces of her origin story from the family of legendary luchadores shes just met. Twelve-year-old Adela ?Addie? Ramirez has a big decision to make when her stepfather proposes adoption. Addie loves Alex, the only father figure shes ever known, but with a new half brother due in a few months and a big school theater performance on her mind, everything suddenly feels like its moving

Something Like Home

A moving novel in verse in which a lost dog helps a lonely girl find a way home to her family . . . only for them to find family in each other along the way. From the Newbery Honor Award-winning author of Iveliz Explains It All. ?Trust me: this book will touch your heart." ?Barbara OConnor, New York Times bestselling author of Wish Titi Silvia leaves me by myself to unpack, but its not like I brought a bunch of stuff. How do you prepare for the unpreparable? How do you fit your whole life in one

Slime Doesn't Pay!

Lots of little brothers can be pests and troublemakers' but Amy's brother Arnie is a MONSTER! In this R. L. Stine middle-grade scare fest, Amy and her friend, Lissa, don't know what to do about Arnie's bullying, bad-boy behavior, and mean jokes and pranks. The little monster is ruining their lives!The girls decide it's payback time. Total humiliation for Arnie. They find a recipe for blue slime on a YouTube channel and mix a big bucket to pour over Arnie at his birthday party.To their horror, th

Singing With Elephants

A powerful novel in verse from Newbery and Pura Belpre Award-winning author Margarita Engle about the friendship between a young girl and the poet Gabriela Mistral that leads to healing and hope for both of them. Cuban-born eleven-year-old Oriol lives in Santa Barbara, California, where she struggles to belong. But most of the time thats okay, because she enjoys helping her parents care for the many injured animals at their veterinary clinic. Then Gabriela Mistral, the first Latin American winne

The Puppets of Spelhorst

From master storyteller Kate DiCamillo comes an original fairy tale?with enchanting illustrations by Julie Morstad?in which five puppets confront circumstances beyond their control with patience, cunning, and high spirits. Shut up in a trunk by a taciturn old sea captain with a secret, five friends?a king, a wolf, a girl, a boy, and an owl?bicker, boast, and comfort one another in the dark. Individually, they dream of song and light, freedom and flight, purpose and glory, but they all agree they

My Weirdtastic School #3- Professor Pitt Is a Nitwit!

The sensational My Weird School series has sold more than 32 million copies worldwide! In this third book of the sixth arc, A.J. and his friends get a peek into the art world with expert Professor Pitt. A special guest has arrived at Ella Mentry School! Professor Pitt is the president of a local museum and has all sorts of wacky ideas about art. A.J. thinks its all a total snoozefest . . . until the piece he turns in for an art assignment gets praised as a work of genius! Suddenly Professor Pitt

My Weirdtastic School #1- Miss Banks Pulls Lots of Pranks!

The sensational My Weird School series has sold more than 32 million copies worldwide! In this first book of the new sixth arc, A.J. and his friends meet their mischievous fourth grade teacher, Miss Banks! A.J. and his friends are starting fourth grade! A new school year means a new teacher, and Miss Banks may be their weirdest one yet. She wont stop playing practical jokes on the class, and A.J. has reached the breaking point. Will he and the gang learn not to fall for her tricks? Or will Miss

The Mossheart's Promise

The first in a breathtaking middle grade fantasy duology about a young fairy who has always lived in her heroic grandmothers shadow, but now must step up and embark on a quest to save her mother from the ever-creeping mold overtaking their world?from New York Times bestselling YA author Rebecca Mix. The mold takes all. Twelve-year-old fairy Canary Mossheart knows this better than most. A few years ago, the mold took her papa, and even her famous, former-chosen-one Gran never found a cure. So whe

The Mona Lisa Vanishes

A propulsive work of narrative nonfiction about how the Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre, how the robbery made the portrait the most famous artwork in the world?and how the painting by Leonardo da Vinci should never have existed at all. On a hot August day in Paris, just over a century ago, a desperate guard burst into the office of the director of the Louvre and shouted, La Joconde, cest partie! The Mona Lisa, shes gone! No one knew who was behind the heist. Was it an international gang of

The Memory Thieves

The action-packed sequel to the instant "New York Times "and #1 Indie Bestseller, "The Marvellers "by Dhonielle Clayton! In "The Memory Thieves", this fantasy adventure set in a global magic school in the sky, Ella, Jason, and Brigit return for their second year at the Arcanum Training institute. Praise for "The Marvellers"""The Marvellers" deserves the highest compliment I can give a book: I want to live in this world." ?Rick Riordan, #1 "New York Times" bestselling?author"A marvelous gift of a

The Lost Library

A classic middle-grade novel about a little free library guarded by a cat and a boy who takes on the mystery it keeps by New York Times?bestselling authors Rebecca Stead and Wendy Mass. When a mysterious little free library (guarded by a large orange cat) appears overnight, eleven-year-old Evan plucks two books from its shelves, never suspecting that his life is about to change. Evan and his best friend Rafe discover a link between one of the books and a long-ago event. The two boys start asking

Kelcie Murphy and the Hunt for the Heart of Danu

Its hard having a father whos an infamous traitor. Its even harder having a mother whos an omen of doom. After a summer away, Kelcie Murphy is excited to be back at the Academy for the Unbreakable Arts. But she and her friends have barely settled in when they receive a visit from her mother?the war goddess, Nemain?with a warning of coming calamity, one only Kelcie and her friends can stop. As they travel with the rest of the students to Summer City to take part in the glorious Ascension ceremon

Juniper's Christmas

From acclaimed, mega-bestselling author Eoin Colfer comes a Christmas classic-in-the-making--a beautifully illustrated novel about an eleven-year-old girl's wild adventure to find her mother, protect a public park, and save Christmas.Everyone knows Santa doesn't do Christmas anymore, but Juniper Lane only wants one thing this year: to celebrate the Santa Vigil in Cedar Park in honor of her late father. But then her mother goes missing and the park's bureaucratic director declares the vigil is ca

The Improbable Tales of Baskerville Hall Book 1

The Mysterious Benedict Society meets The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes in this middle grade adventure series written by award-winning author Ali Standish. This commercial mystery created in partnership with Working Partners and the Arthur Conan Doyle Estate is set in a secret school for extraordinarily gifted children and is brimming with magic, intrigue, and action. Currently in development for TV with Imagine Entertainment! And it's sold into 20 foreign territories and counting. What if young

Hidden Truths

How far would you go to keep a promise? Told from alternating points of view, Hidden Truths is a story of changing friendships, the lies we tell, the secrets we keep, and the healing power of forgiveness. Dani and Eric have been best friends since Dani moved next door in second grade. They bond over donuts, comic books, and camping on the Cape. Until one summer when everything changes. Did Eric cause the accident that leaves Dani unable to do the one thing in the world she most cares about? The

Greenwild by Thomson, Pari, author.
Date added:
Oct 4, 2023

The first of a middle-grade trilogy following a girl uncovering a hidden world of magic in the wake of her mothers disappearance. The Secret Garden meets A Wrinkle in Time, Greenwild is an emotionally gripping, modern classic in the making. Open the door to a spellbinding world where the wilderness is alive and a deep magic rises from the earth itself . . . Eleven-year-old Daisy Thistledown is on the run. Her mother has been keeping big, glittering secrets, and now she has vanished. Daisy knows

The Dreamatics

In this exhilaratingly original novel, a fantastical theatre and its troupe perform a young girls dreams, until nightmares take over. Will one devoted stagehand be able to bring joy back into the spotlight? Have you ever awakened from a dream and thought, what was THAT?! A platypus waddling through my school while singing the word farfanoogle? Well, that dream was performed by a dream theatre, and this is the story of one such place: The Lunarian Grand. The Lunarian is a magical theatre with a m

Coyote Queen

When a twelve-year-old decides that she must get herself and her mother out of a bad situation, an eerie connection to a coyote pack helps her see who shes meant to be?and who she can truly save. The Benefits of Being an Octopus meets The Nest in this contemporary middle grade novel with a magical twist about family, class, and resilience. Twelve-year-old Fud feels trapped. She lives a precarious life in a cramped trailer with her mom and her moms alcoholic ex-boxer of a boyfriend, Larry. Fud ca

Camp Sylvania

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dumplin and Dear Sweet Pea comes a hilarious and spooky middle grade summer-camp story that takes a bite out of fat camp. Magnolia ?Maggie? Hagen is determined to be in the spotlight...if she can just get over her stage fright. This summer, though, she has big plans to finally attend Camp Rising Star, the famous performing arts camp shes been dying to go to for three whole summers. But on the last day of school, her parents break the news: Maggie

Breath of Mischief, A

Brimming with danger and magic, this new fantasy adventure from acclaimed author MarcyKate Connolly will leave readers breathless as Aria discovers the strength of her courage?and the power of friendship. Aria is raised by the Wind. She grew up in a castle, floating among the clouds with creatures of the air. She spends her days racing and soaring through the sky with her best friend, Gwyn, a young gryphling. At night, she falls asleep to the music of the Wind. One morning, Aria is woken by a fr