Middle Grade

The Midnight Gang

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By David Walliams, Tony Ross (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062561060
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Published: HarperCollins - February 27th, 2018

 

Tom is rushed to Lord Funt hospital in London from his miserable boarding school with a nasty bump on his head. It's all too awful at first, but he wont want to leave after joining the other kids on his ward in the midnight gang. Creative escapades await with happy endings all around.

Molly


The Witch Boy

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$12.99
ISBN: 9781338089516
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Published: Graphix - October 31st, 2017

This dazzling coming of age graphic novel explores the bravery needed to express your identity and the strength needed to convince others of its' validity. Filled with magic, unexpected friendship, and the monstrous, Ostertag has created a contemporary fantasy for anyone who's struggled with defining their-self.

Marika


It Ain't So Awful, Falafel

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ISBN: 9781328740960
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Published: Clarion Books - August 15th, 2017

When Zomorod's parents move from Iran to California, she renames herself Cindy (like The Brady Bunch) and does her best to fit in. But it's 1979, and a group of Iranians has seized the US embassy. Zomorod has to figure out middle school and mood rings while dealing with neighbors who suddenly see her as an enemy.

Sarah


Hello, Universe

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By Erin Entrada Kelly, Isabel Roxas (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062414151
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Published: Greenwillow Books - March 14th, 2017

Four children's lives intersect when a bullying prank leads to a heroic rescue operation. Finishing this book is like getting a big hug and believing that everything is going to be alright in the world. Completely satisfying.

Rebecca


5 Worlds Book 1: The Sand Warrior

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By Mark Siegel, Alexis Siegel, Xanthe Bouma (Illustrator), Matt Rockefeller (Illustrator), Boya Sun (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781101935880
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 2nd, 2017

For those who love Avatar and Amule, 5 Worlds is a must-read. Filled with adventure, magic, technology, courage, and friendship, three unlikely heroes come together to save their worlds. With killer illustrations and a breakneck pacing, you’ll be begging for the sequel!

Marika


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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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)
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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


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