Middle Grade

A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting

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By Joe Ballarini, Vivienne To (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9780062437839
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - June 20th, 2017

There really is a Boogeyman, and creatures that live under your bed? WHAT?! Fun, but a little bit scary, makes this book the perfect summer read.


I Love You, Michael Collins

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$16.99
ISBN: 9780374303853
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - June 20th, 2017

Mamie starts writing to Michael Collins, the astronaut who's going to stay behind when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon, for a school assignment, but she keeps writing to him throughout the summer of 1969, as everyone seems to be leaving her behind.


Grandpa’s Great Escape

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By David Walliams, Tony Ross (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062560896
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Published: HarperCollins - February 28th, 2017

Looking for more Roald Dahl-like kid adventure books? The UK’s #1 bestselling David Walliams is the writer you have been waiting for! Old age has taken Grandpa’s mind back to his glory days as a WWII fighter pilot. Grandson Jack does all he can to protect him and go along with the adventure. A funny romp through history, England, and letting go.

Molly


Nightlights

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$18.95
ISBN: 9781910620137
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Published: Nobrow - March 14th, 2017

A gorgeous graphic novel about the power of creativity and escapism...and the dangers that lie within each. The fantastical illustrations, filled with strange creatures and rendered in jewel-like colors, beg to be pored over. Alvarez’s slim graphic novel will entice fans of Pearson’s Hilda, Over the Garden Wall, and Song of the Sea and leave them begging for another installment.

Marika


The Inquisitor’s Tale

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By Adam Gidwitz, Hatem Aly (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525426165
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - September 27th, 2016

France, 1242. One young priest-in-training, one Jewish boy, and one peasant girl hiding prophetic visions are thrown together on a quest to escape persecution and save precious holy texts from being destroyed. Based on years of exhaustive research, The Inquisitor's Tale features gorgeous illustrations in the style of historical illuminated manuscripts, a dog saint, a dragon with literal killer farts...and a deeply moving story that asks difficult questions with flair. Every page is a gem. Absolutely phenomenal.

Rebecca


The Girl Who Drank the Moon

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ISBN: 9781616205676
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - August 9th, 2016

Kelly Barnhill is an enchantress and her magic is to weave stories that catch you, pull you in, and never let you go. She takes age-old truths and weaves them together to form a dazzling tapestry of story. The result is brilliant; timeless and new and fascinating, filled with perfect small moments and large encompassing truths...some of which are the same thing.

Marika


Two Naomis

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ISBN: 9780062414250
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 13th, 2016

Naomi Marie and Naomi Edith have nothing in common except a name. But their parents are dating each other, and it's getting serious. The last thing the Naomis want to do is spend even more time together, working on a coding project, but no one asked what they want.

Sarah


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