New and Notable Middle Grade Chapter Books

Rick Riordan Presents Paola Santiago and the Sanctuary of Shadows (A Paola Santiago Novel Book  3) By Tehlor Mejia Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368076876
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - August 2nd, 2022

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents Tehlor Kay Mejia's third chilling ghost story based on Mexican folklore.

"Paola Santiago is a whip-smart Latina who dares to explore the shadows between folklore and middle-school friendship. A thrilling adventure."--Nina Moreno, author of Don't Date Rosa Santos


The Bad Guys in Open Wide and Say Arrrgh! (The Bad Guys #15) By Aaron Blabey Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781338813180
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - July 19th, 2022

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE!

"I wish I'd had these books as a kid. Hilarious!" -- Dav Pilkey, creator of Captain Underpants and Dog Man

They may look like Bad Guys, but these wannabe heroes are doing good deeds... whether you like it or not in this New York Times bestselling illustrated series.

WEIRD?!


Every Bird a Prince By Jenn Reese Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250783448
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 10th, 2022

A girl's quest to save a forest kingdom is intertwined with her exploration of identity in Every Bird a Prince, a gorgeous middle-grade contemporary fantasy by Jenn Reese, the award-winning author of A Game of Fox & Squirrels, perfect for fans of Josephine Cameron and Barbara O'Connor.


King and the Dragonflies (Scholastic Gold) By Kacen Callender Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781338129342
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - May 3rd, 2022

A 2021 Coretta Scott King Honor Book!

Winner of the 2020 National Book Award for Young People's Literature!

Winner of the 2020 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction and Poetry!


The Marvellers (Marvellerverse #1) By Dhonielle Clayton, Khadijah Khatib (Illustrator) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250174949
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 3rd, 2022

Dhonielle Clayton makes her middle-grade debut with a fantasy adventure set in a global magic school in the sky an instant New York Times and #1 Indie Bestseller!

"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


Different Kinds of Fruit By Kyle Lukoff Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593111185
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Published: Dial Books - April 12th, 2022

In this funny and hugely heartfelt novel from the Newbery Honor-winning author of Too Bright to See, a sixth-grader's life is turned upside down when she learns her dad is trans


The Last Kids on Earth: Quint and Dirk's Hero Quest By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780593405352
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 12th, 2022

A Netflix Original series!

The New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling Last Kids on Earth series presents Quint Baker and Dirk Savage in their own epic adventure!


Packing for Mars for Kids By Mary Roach Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781324019374
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Published: Norton Young Readers - April 5th, 2022

“America’s funniest science writer” (Washington Post) asks the questions children ask in this young readers adaptation of her best-selling Packing for Mars.


The Flames of Hope (Wings of Fire #15) By Tui T. Sutherland Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338214574
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 5th, 2022

The #1 New York Times bestselling series is hotter than ever, and this thrilling conclusion to the Lost Continent Prophecy arc is a must-read!

With talons united . . .

Luna has always wanted to change the world -- to fix it, to free it -- even if she’s never actually known how.


Those Kids from Fawn Creek By Erin Entrada Kelly Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062970350
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Published: Greenwillow Books - March 8th, 2022

Every day in Fawn Creek, Louisiana, is exactly the same—until Orchid Mason arrives. From Erin Entrada Kelly, the winner of the Newbery Medal for Hello, Universe and a Newbery Honor for We Dream of Space, this contemporary school story set in small-town Louisiana is about friendship, family, deception, and being true to yourself and your dreams.


The Ogress and the Orphans By Kelly Barnhill Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781643750743
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - March 8th, 2022

A new instant-classic fantasy about the power of generosity and love, and how a community suffers when they disappear, by Kelly Barnhill, winner of the Newbery Medal for The Girl Who Drank the Moon, a New York Times bestseller.
 
Stone-in-the-Glen, once a lovely town, has fallen on hard times.


New from Here By Kelly Yang Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534488304
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 1st, 2022

An instant #1 New York Times bestseller!

This “timely and compelling” (Kirkus Reviews) middle grade novel about courage, hope, and resilience follows an Asian American boy fighting to keep his family together and stand up to racism during the initial outbreak of the coronavirus.

When the coronavirus hits Hong Kong, ten-year-old Knox Wei-Evans&


Rick Riordan Presents Tiger Honor (A Thousand Worlds Novel Book 2) By Yoon Lee Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781368055543
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - January 4th, 2022

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents Yoon Ha Lee's second space opera inspired by Korean mythology, this time narrated by a nonbinary tiger spirit.


Skin of the Sea (Of Mermaids and Orisa #1) By Natasha Bowen Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593120941
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - November 2nd, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The must-read Black mermaid fantasy series that #1 NYT bestselling author Nicola Yoon calls “epic and original,” in which one mermaid takes on the gods themselves. Perfect for fans of Children of Blood and Bone and Beasts of Prey.

“Riveting.” —NPR


The Bad Guys in They're Bee-Hind You! (The Bad Guys #14) By Aaron Blabey Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781338329544
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - November 2nd, 2021

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE!

"I wish I'd had these books as a kid. Hilarious!" -- Dav Pilkey, creator of Captain Underpants and Dog Man

They may look like Bad Guys, but these wannabe heroes are doing good deeds... whether you like it or not in this New York Times bestselling illustrated series.

POP QUIZ! You are on the roof of a skyscraper.


Daughter of the Deep By Rick Riordan Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781368077927
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - October 26th, 2021

New York Times #1 best-selling author Rick Riordan pays homage to Jules Verne in his exciting modern take on 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.


The Last Cuentista By Donna Barba Higuera Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646140893
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Published: Levine Querido - October 12th, 2021

Winner of the John Newbery Medal
Winner of the Pura Belpré Award


TIME's Best Books of the Year
Wall Street Journal's Best of the Year
Minneapolis Star Tribune's Best of the Year
Boston Globe's Best of the Year
BookPage's Best of the Year
Publishers Weekly's Best of the Year


The Beatryce Prophecy By Kate DiCamillo, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate DiCamillo, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781536213614
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Published: Candlewick - September 28th, 2021

A #1 New York Times bestseller

From two-time Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo and two-time Caldecott Medalist Sophie Blackall comes a fantastical meditation on fate, love, and the power of words to spell the world.


We shall all, in the end, be led to where we belong. We shall all, in the end, find our way home.


Three Keys (Front Desk #2) By Kelly Yang Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338591392
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 21st, 2021

The story of Mia and her family and friends at the Calivista Motel continues in this powerful, hilarious, and resonant sequel to the award-winning novel Front Desk.

Mia Tang thinks she's going to have the best year ever.She and her parents are the proud owners of the Calivista Motel, Mia gets to run the front desk with her best friend, Lupe, and she's finally getting somewhere w


Room to Dream (Front Desk #3) By Kelly Yang Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338621129
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 21st, 2021

New York Times bestselling author Kelly Yang is back with another heartwarming and inspiring story of Mia and friends!

Mia Tang is going for her dreams!

After years of hard work, Mia Tang finally gets to go on vacation with her family -- to China! A total dream come true! Mia can't wait to see all her cousins and grandparents again, especially her cousin Shen.


Lotería By Karla Arenas Valenti, Dana SanMar (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Karla Arenas Valenti, Dana SanMar (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593176962
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 7th, 2021

The turn of a card could change your destiny in this captivating middle grade adventure based on the Lotería card game and perfect for fans of Coco. While searching for her missing cousin, a young girl is transported to a mythical kingdom, becoming entangled in a perilous game of chance.


Willodeen By Katherine Applegate, Charles Santoso (Illustrator) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250147400
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 7th, 2021

From #1 New York Times bestseller Katherine Applegate, a singular middle-grade novel about a girl who risks everything to help a handmade creature who comes to life.

The earth is old and we are not, and that is all you must remember . . .


Pax, Journey Home By Sara Pennypacker, Jon Klassen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sara Pennypacker, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062930347
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 7th, 2021

From award-winning author Sara Pennypacker comes the long-awaited sequel to Pax; this is a gorgeously crafted, utterly compelling novel about chosen families and the healing power of love. A New York Times bestseller!


The Tiny Mansion By Keir Graff Cover Image
$8.99
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ISBN: 9781984813879
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 7th, 2021

In this pitch-perfect middle grade adventure, twelve-year-old Dagmar must endure a summer living off-the-grid with her family in a tiny home. Now available in paperback!


The Barren Grounds: The Misewa Saga, Book One By David A. Robertson Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780735266124
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Published: Puffin Canada - August 31st, 2021

Narnia meets traditional Indigenous stories of the sky and constellations in an epic middle-grade fantasy series from award-winning author David Robertson.


Scary Stories for Young Foxes By Christian McKay Heidicker, Junyi Wu (Illustrator) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250250445
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Published: Square Fish - August 31st, 2021

A 2020 Newbery Honor Recipient!

Christian McKay Heidicker
, author of the Thieves of Weirdwood trilogy, draws inspiration from Bram Stoker, H. P. Lovecraft and Edgar Allan Poe for his debut middle-grade novel, a thrilling portrait of survival and an unforgettable tale of friendship.

"Clever and harrowing." —The Wall Street Journal


Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche By Nancy Springer Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250822956
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Published: Wednesday Books - August 31st, 2021

"A young girl who is empowered, capable, and smart...the Enola Holmes book series convey an impactful message that you can do anything if you set your mind to it, and it does so in an exciting and adventurous way."--Millie Bobby Brown


Rick Riordan Presents Paola Santiago and the Forest of Nightmares (A Paola Santiago Novel Book 2) By Tehlor Mejia Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781368049344
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - August 3rd, 2021

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents the sequel to Tehlor Kay Mejia's critically acclaimed own-voices novel about science-obsessed Paola Santiago.

"Paola is a brilliant, furious girl who often trusts her brain but trips over her heart."--Sarah Gailey, Hugo and Locus award-winning author of River of Teeth


A Tale of Witchcraft... (A Tale of Magic... #2) By Christopher Colfer Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780316523547
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 3rd, 2021

In this enchanting story from the New York Times bestselling author of A Tale of Magic..., a group of friends grow suspicious of a potentially dangerous which—all while their once peaceful kingdom begins to crack.

Brystal Evergreen changed the world, but the journey is just beginning...

Brystal and her friends have saved the world from the evil Snow