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Honest June by Wells, Tina, 1980- author. Honest June

Eleven-year-old June Jackson has always been good at making the people around her happy, even if that means avoiding telling them what you really think, but as she starts middle school her fairy godmother puts a spell on her that forces her to speak onlythe truth--even to her friends and family.

Jan 7, 2022
How to find what you're not looking for by Hiranandani, Veera, author. How to find what you're not looking for

"New historical fiction from a Newbery Honor-winning author about how middle schooler Ariel Goldberg's life changes when her big sister elopes following the 1967 Loving v. Virginia decision, and she's forced to grapple with both her family's prejudice and the antisemitism she experiences, as she defines her own beliefs. Twelve-year-old Ariel Goldberg's life feels like the moment after the final guest leaves the party. Her family's Jewish bakery runs into financial trouble, and her older sister

Jan 6, 2022
I survived the Galveston hurricane, 1900 by Tarshis, Lauren, author. I survived the Galveston hurricane, 1900

Relates the story of a boy who survives the deadliest disaster in American history--the hurricane that hit Galveston, Texas, on September 8, 1900, killing eight thousand people--and heads back into the treacherous waters to help save his neighbors.

Dec 29, 2021
I'll keep you close by Verstegen, Jeska, author. I'll keep you close

"Jeska doesn't know why her mother keeps the curtains drawn so tightly every day. And what exactly is she trying to drown out when she floods the house with Mozart? What are they hiding from? When Jeska's grandmother accidentally calls her by a stranger's name, she seizes her first clue to uncovering her family's past, and hopefully to all that's gone unsaid....A true story of navigating generational trauma as a child, I'll Keep You Close is about what comes after disaster: how survivors move fo

Jan 3, 2022
Jessi's secret language by Martin, Ann M., 1955- author. Jessi's secret language

Feeling isolated as the only African American in her sixth grade class, Jessi gains a sense of belonging by participating in the Baby-sitters Club, learning sign language in order to communicate with a deaf child, and dancing in a ballet.

Dec 29, 2021
Just like that by Schmidt, Gary D., author. Just like that

With insight and a light touch, best-selling, Newbery Honor-winning author Gary D. Schmidt tells two poignant, linked stories: that of a grieving girl and a boy trying to escape his violent past. Following the death of her closest friend in summer 1968, Meryl Lee Kowalski goes off to St. Elene's Preparatory Academy for Girls, where she struggles to navigate the venerable boarding school's traditions and a social structure heavily weighted toward students from wealthy backgrounds. In a parallel s

Dec 29, 2021
Katfish by Skye, Obert Katfish

Jan 18, 2022
Kingdom Keepers inheritance by Pearson, Ridley, author. Kingdom Keepers inheritance

A group of children living in Epcot, offspring of the original Kingdom Keepers, forge a bond as they try to rescue a missing friend and uncover how real magic has entered their lives.

Jan 7, 2022
Leonard (my life as a cat) by Sorosiak, Carlie, author. Leonard (my life as a cat)

An alien accidently takes the form of a stray cat and must choose whether to return to his planet or stay with his new human friend Olive.

Dec 29, 2021
Liars' room by Poblocki, Dan, author. Liars' room

"Simon is a liar. Stella and Alex know this about their new stepbrother, so they aren't bothered by his stories about their new house. But Simon is getting harder and harder to ignore, as his cries for attention become increasingly dangerous and difficult to explain."--

Dec 29, 2021
Mandalay Hawk's Dilemma by Aronson, Peter Mandalay Hawk's Dilemma

Jan 18, 2022
Mango all the time by Hyman, Fracaswell, author. Mango all the time

Landing the starring role in a new television series, Mango Delight Fuller must face the realities of success as she deals with a star's extra-heavy workload, while managing the changes to her family's life, and keeping egos in check and heartbreak at bay.

Jan 7, 2022
Maya and the return of the godlings by Barron, Rena, author. Maya and the return of the godlings

In this highly anticipated sequel, Maya and the godlings must return to the sinister world of The Dark to retrieve the one thing keeping the veil between the worlds from crumbling: her father's soul. Perfect for fans of Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky and Willa of the Wood.

Dec 29, 2021
Mine by Dawson, Delilah S., author. Mine

"Twelve-year-old Lily moves to a creepy old house in a Florida swamp and finds out that the house isn't empty: it's packed full of the previous occupants' trash, keepsakes, and, Lily begins to suspect, maybe even their ghosts"--

Jan 6, 2022
Missing Okalee by Melchor, Laura Ojeda, author. Missing Okalee

"When Phoebe's sister, Okalee, drowns in the river during their annual spring celebration, Phoebe is wracked with guilt to the point that she loses her singing voice"--

Dec 29, 2021
Mixed doubles by Feinstein, John, author. Mixed doubles

Eleven-year-old Andi Carillo quickly becomes the star of her school's new co-ed tennis team, and when her talent attracts sports agents who want her to play professionally, Andi's best friend Jeff Michaels helps her thwart the agents by uncovering their underhanded schemes.

Jan 7, 2022
Mobs rule! by Eliopulos, Nick, author. Mobs rule!

"When the Evoker King is turned to stone, Po, Harper and their friends must travel deep underground to find out why, while in the real world, Po runs for class president as his popularity plummets"--

Jan 4, 2022
Mr. Revere and I - being an account of certain episodes in the career of Paul Revere, Esq. as recently revealed by his horse, Scheherazade, later pride of his Royal Majesty's 14th Regiment of Foot by Lawson, Robert, 1892-1957. Mr. Revere and I - being an account of certain episodes in the career of Paul Revere, Esq. as recently revealed by his horse, Scheherazade, later pride of his Royal Majesty's 14th Regiment of Foot

An account of the life of the Revere family and the activities of the Sons of Liberty as told from the point of view of Paul Revere's horse.

Jan 14, 2022
Mystery on the Mayhem Express by Dixon, Franklin W., author. Mystery on the Mayhem Express

Frank and Joe's immersive murder mystery experience turns into a real missing person's case.

Dec 29, 2021
New Year by Mei, Zihan (Children's author), author. New Year

"It's Lunar New Year, a time when families come together for a wonderful feast, and a father longs to be with his daughter--but she lives in another country. As he imagines how his daughter is spending the festivities, he recalls fond memories of time spent with her, feeling a sense of loss and dislocation. While he misses her deeply, he also recognizes her need to move away, grow up, and become herself. New Year is a stunning portrait of leaving home, finding independence, and loving those who

Jan 14, 2022