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Middle Grade

Middle Grade

 

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The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid Cover Image
By Dylan Thuras, Rosemary Mosco, Joy Ang (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781523503544
Availability: In Stock In Store
Published: Workman Publishing Company - September 18th, 2018

This captivating book is perfect for kids with curious minds and a desire to seek adventure. With enchanting graphics and fun facts about some of the most fascinating and remarkable locations in the world, this page turner is tough to put down! --Haley


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Saving Winslow Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062570703
Availability: In Stock In Store
Published: HarperCollins - September 11th, 2018

Louie has accepted the challenge to nurture a sick newborn donkey back to health. Everyone in the neighborhood is reluctant to get close to Winslow for fear of feeling what they see as an inevitable loss. Can Louie help them open up? Tissues and hugs recommended. --Caitlin


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Mac Undercover (Mac B., Kid Spy #1) Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Mike Lowery (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338143591
Availability: In Stock In Store
Published: Orchard Books - September 11th, 2018

Mac Barnett tells all in this COMPLETELY TRUE and 100% NOT FAKE memoir of being a kid spy, complete with crown jewels, the queen, corgis, and karate. Great for Stuart Gibbs fans, Jeff Kinney fans, awesome people, and anyone who wants a realistic inside look at the world of espionage. --Caitlin


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Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419731402
Availability: In Stock In Store
Published: Amulet Books - September 25th, 2018

You will read this in gulps. Your eyes will sparkle. You will dream of London. A girl who sweeps chimneys, a ragtag crew of orphan boys, a Scrooge-like boss, and a monster… but is he really? Your copy of this family read will wear out from rereading it again and again. --Marilyn


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Charlie Hernández & the League of Shadows Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534426580
Availability: In Stock In Store
Published: Aladdin - October 23rd, 2018

Charlie believed the myths and folktales he grew up hearing were just stories to prevent children from misbehaving. But when his parents disappear and he begins to grow feathers, he wonders if these fables could actually be real. This thrilling fantasy beautifully integrates Central and South American legends and mythology. --Joseline


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Sanity & Tallulah (Sanity & Tallulah, Book 1) Cover Image
By Molly Brooks, Molly Brooks (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781368022804
Availability: In Stock In Store
Published: Disney-Hyperion - October 16th, 2018

When two best friends living on a space station illegally create a three-headed kitten named Princess Sparkle, Destroyer of Worlds, they must find that adorable, dangerous fluff ball before it eats everything, destroys the station, or WORSE—is discovered by the authorities! --Caitlin


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I'm Ok Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781534419292
Availability: In Stock In Store
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - October 16th, 2018

An amazing, beautiful, honest book about a boy who starts a hair-braiding business at school to help his mom pay the bills. Packed with raw emotions and the somewhat questionable decisions of a young boy trying hard to be grown up. For fans of emotional contemporary fiction. --Caitlin


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Dear Sister Cover Image
By Alison McGhee, Joe Bluhm (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9781481451420
Availability: In Stock In Store
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 2nd, 2018

Younger sisters are annoying, they whine a lot, and they ask too many questions. This hilarious collection of heartfelt letters written by a big brother to his little sister includes birthday notes, apology letters, and report cards that craft a beautiful story about sibling love--or at least sibling tolerance. --Jocelyn


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24 Hours in Nowhere Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781454929246
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - September 4th, 2018

Gus, a thirteen-year-old boy, lives in Nowhere, Arizona--a town where nothing interesting ever happens, poverty is high, graduation rates are low, and where Gus is just looking for his ticket out. A powerful story about hardships, bullying, hope, and the power of friendship. --Joseline