Books for Middle Readers

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Atlantis: The Accidental Invasion (Atlantis Book #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419738531
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Published: Amulet Books - April 20th, 2021

What if the legend isn’t a myth? What if Atlantis is real and the people who live there have through the generations adapted to their environment? Atlantis: The Accidental Invasion is that story. This fanciful twist highlights the serious topic of climate change with quirky characters and lots of high tech gadgetry that is very cool! Kids who like constant action are going to really enjoy this book.
-Kathleen "Totsie" McGonagle


The Way of the Hive: A Honey Bee's Story Cover Image
By Jay Hosler, Jay Hosler (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780063007352
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Published: HarperAlley - April 20th, 2021

“A wonderful graphic novel.”—Neil Gaiman

Experience the life of a honeybee in this coming-of-age story about a bee named Nyuki, in this full-color graphic novel by Jay Hosler, perfect for curious kids who are fans of the Science Comics series.


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Chance to Fly Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419743931
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 13th, 2021

MY HEART EXPLODED WHILE READING THIS BOOK! It was an absolute DELIGHT and also so, so important. 

HIGHLY Recommended by Kimi


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The Last Kids on Earth: Thrilling Tales from the Tree House Cover Image
By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator), Jay Cooper (Illustrator), Anoosha Syed (Illustrator), Lorena Alvarez (Illustrator), Christopher Mitten (Illustrator), Xavier Bonet (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9780593350065
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 6th, 2021

The first ever graphic novel in the New York Times bestselling The Last Kids on Earth series--now with over 5 million copies in print!

A Netflix Original series


War and Millie McGonigle Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984850102
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - April 6th, 2021

The Newbery Award-winning author of Catherine, Called Birdy and The Midwife's Apprentice tells a heartfelt and humorous story of WWII on the homefront.


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Aru Shah and the City of Gold: A Pandava Novel Book 4 (Pandava Series #4) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368013864
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - April 6th, 2021

Best-selling author Rick Riordan Presents the penultimate book in the Pandava series by best-selling author Roshani Chokshi.

*"Chokshi spins a fantastical narrative that seamlessly intertwines Hindu cosmology and folklore, feminism, and witty dialogue for an uproarious novel for young readers."--Kirkus (starred review of Aru Shah and the End of Time)


Buster Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338541885
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 6th, 2021

Buster's a therapy dog who needs to take matters into his own paws to help a boy understand his own anxiety even if it means breaking a few rules.

Buster's in big trouble. He's been dragged to Dog Court for breaking one of the most sacred of all dog rules: Never, ever talk to a human, or let a human know how smart you really are.

But he swears he had a good reason!


Dog Man: Mothering Heights: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #10) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338680454
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Published: Graphix - March 23rd, 2021

Dog Man and Petey face their biggest challenges yet in the tenth Dog Man book from worldwide bestselling author and illustrator Dav Pilkey.

Dog Man is down on his luck, Petey confronts his not so purr-fect past, and Grampa is up to no good. The world is spinning out of control as new villains spill into town. Everything seems dark and full of despair. But hope is not lost.


Delicates (Sheets #2) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781620107881
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Published: Oni Press - March 23rd, 2021

Thummler’s illustrations and story line perfectly capture teen life. Gorgeous color tones and slight gestures bring the book to life. I may be partial to the small town feel of her work. I find that being from a small town in PA,  there is so much in her stories that I can personally connect to. Not the ghosts, too bad, but the angst of trying to fit in, being scared to speak up, not wanting to be different, how even the bullies have drama they are hiding from.
This book is a subtle and delicate handling of the very serious topics of bullying and suicide. Highly recommended by Kristine.


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Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419756979
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Published: Amulet Books - March 16th, 2021

An instant #1 New York Times bestseller! 

Scare yourself silly with Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories by Jeff Kinney, the #1 international bestselling author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid!


Grab a flashlight, crawl under the covers, and dive into the twisted, unexpectedly hilarious world of Rowley Jefferson’s imagination.