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Middle Grade Novels

Here you'll find stories you can sink your teeth into. Suit up for daring adventures, mysteries, mayhem, fantastical quests and quiet revelations. If you have children reading at this level, it might help to use the genre filters so that you may find stories that appeals to their very specific tastes.

  • Strange Birds: A Field Guide to Ruffling Feathers

    $15.50

    Written by Celia C. PérezpaperbackWhen three very different girls find a mysterious invitation to a lavish mansion, the promise of adventure and mi...

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    $15.50
  • The First Rule of Punk

    $15.50

    Written by Celia C. PérezpaperbackThere are no shortcuts to surviving your first day at a new school—you can’t fix it with duct tape like you would...

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    $15.50
  • Amazing Ash & Superhero Ah Ma

    $18.00

    Written by Melanie Lee  |  Illustrated by Arif RafhanpaperbackEleven-year-old Ash doesn’t have much to look forward to: maths tests, a naggy Mum, a...

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    $18.00
  • The Line Tender

    $15.50

    Written by Kate AllenpaperbackFunny, poignant, and deeply moving, The Line Tender is a story of nature’s enduring mystery and a girl determined to ...

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    $15.50
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    Mya's Strategy To Save The World

    $12.30

    Written by Tanya Lloyd KyipaperbackMya Parsons runs her school’s social justice club with her best friend, Cleo. Her lifelong desire is to work for...

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  • Once Upon a Space-Time

    $24.00

    Written and Illustrated by Jeffrey BrownhardcoverFrom the author of the New York Times bestselling Jedi Academy books comes the first in a hilariou...

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    $24.00
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    Small Mercies

    $15.90

    Written by Bridget Kronepaperback11-year-old Mercy lives with her eccentric foster aunts – two elderly sisters so poor they can afford only one lig...

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  • Ways to Live Forever

    $14.90

    Written by Sally NichollspaperbackFrom award-winning author Sally Nicholls, her debut novel about a boy's last months with leukemia.Living through ...

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    $14.90
  • Birthday Boy

    $14.90

    Written by David Baddielpaperback This is the story of Sam Green, who really, really, really loves birthdays. He loves the special breakfasts in be...

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    $14.90
  • Pie in the Sky

    $17.90

    Written and Illustrated by Remy Laipaperback When Jingwen moves to Australia, he feels like he’s landed on Mars. Making friends is impossible, sinc...

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    $17.90
  • The Girl Who Speaks Bear

    $18.00

    Written by Sophie Andersonpaperback Found abandoned in a bear cave as a baby, Yanka has always wondered about where she is from. She tries to ignor...

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    $18.00
  • Dim Sum Warriors Vol 1: Enter the Dumpling

    $10.00

    Written and Illustrated by Woo Yen Yen and Colin GohpaperbackMeet the Dim Sum Warriors! The very mention of their name makes their enemies quiver ...

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    $10.00
  • When Stars Are Scattered

    $22.40

    Written by Victoria Jamieson and Omar MohamedpaperbackOmar and his younger brother, Hassan, have spent most of their lives in Dadaab, a refugee cam...

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    $22.40
  • Mr Tiger, Betsy and the Blue Moon

    $15.90

    Written by Sally Gardner  |  Illustrated by Nick Malandpaperback Award-winning author Sally Gardner delivers a whimsical tale about the daughter of...

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    $15.90
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    Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse

    $15.90

    Written and Illustrated by Chris Riddellpaperback Chris Riddell's Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse is the beautifully illustrated winner of the ...

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    $15.90
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  • The Little Wave

    $17.00

    Written by Pip HarrypaperbackA moving and heartwarming verse novel from CBCA shortlisted author Pip Harry about friendship, new experiences and st...

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    $17.00
  • Rooftoppers

    $15.50

    Written by Katherine RundellpaperbackEveryone thinks that Sophie is an orphan. True, there were no other recorded female survivors from the shipwre...

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    $15.50
  • Stepping Stones

    $22.40

    Written and Illustrated by Lucy KnisleypaperbackThis contemporary middle-grade graphic novel about family and belonging from New York Times bestsel...

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    $22.40
  • Ghosts

    $18.90

    Written by Raina Telgemeierpaperback Catrina and her family are moving to the coast of Northern California because her little sister, Maya, is sic...

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    $18.90
  • Guts

    $22.50

    Written by Raina Telgemeierpaperback Raina wakes up one night with a terrible upset stomach. Her mom has one, too, so it's probably just a bug. Ra...

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    $22.50
  • Sisters

    $18.90

    Written and Illustrated by Raina Telgemeierpaperback Raina can't wait to be a big sister. But once Amara is born, things aren't quite how she expe...

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    $18.90
  • Lalani of the Distant Sea

    $15.90

    Written by Erin Entrada KellypaperbackLife is difficult on the island of Sanlagita. To the west looms a vengeful mountain, one that threatens to co...

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    $15.90
  • The Light Jar

    $14.90

    Written by Lisa Thompsonpaperback Nate and his mother are running away, hiding out in a tumbledown cottage in the middle of a forest. When Mum hea...

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    $14.90
  • Owen and the Soldier

    $15.90

    Written by Lisa Thompsonpaperback A crumbling stone soldier sits on a bench in the park. Only Owen understands how important he is. At home, Owen a...

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    $15.90
  • The Lie Tree

    $17.90

    Written by Frances HardingepaperbackFaith's father has been found dead under mysterious circumstances, and as she is searching through his belongi...

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    $17.90
  • The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary

    $12.50

    Written by Laura ShovanpaperbackLaura Shovan’s engaging, big-hearted debut is a time capsule of one class’s poems during a transformative school ye...

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    $12.50
  • Sick Bay

    $17.00

    Written by Nova WeetmanpaperbackMeg uses Sick Bay to hide from other kids. She’s struggling with changes at home, wears slippers to school and buri...

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    $17.00
  • The Missing Barbegazi

    $15.90

    Written by H.S. Noruppaperback  Barbegazi are fabled creatures who live in the alps, rather like gnomes. Tessa knows that they exist because her b...

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    $15.90
  • The Parent Agency

    $14.90

    Written by David Baddielpaperback A boy travels to an alternate world where kids get to choose their own parents in this zany, internationally bes...

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    $14.90
  • The Person Controller

    $14.90

    Written by David Baddielpaperback Fred and Ellie are twins. But not identical (because that's impossible for a boy and a girl). They do like all t...

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    $14.90
  • The Willoughbys

    $13.00

    Written by Lois Lowrypaperback From the Newbery Medal-winning author of The Giver and Number the Stars, comes a "hilarious" (Booklist, starred revi...

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    $13.00
  • The Wolf Wilder

    $13.90

    Written by Katherine RundellpaperbackFeodora and her mother live in the snowbound woods of Russia, in a house full of food and fireplaces. Ten min...

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    $13.90
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    Wombat Warriors

    $16.00

    Written by Samantha WheelerpaperbackWild wombats. Wild adventure. Can Mouse rescue her friends?Mouse is not prepared for her last minute stay at A...

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    $16.00
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  • Mister Cassowary

    $16.00

    Written by Samantha WheelerpaperbackWhen Flynn and Dad arrive at Grandad Barney’s banana farm, it’s clear that Flynn has a lot of investigating to...

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    $16.00
  • Lucy and Andy Neanderthal: The Stone Cold Age

    $14.00

    Written and Illustrated by Jeffrey Brownpaperback From the author of the New York Times bestselling Jedi Academy books comes book two in the laugh-...

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    $14.00
  • Crenshaw

    $14.90

    Written by Katherine Applegatepaperback In her first novel since winning the Newbery Medal, author Katherine Applegate delivers an unforgettable an...

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    $14.90
  • The 1,000-year-old Boy

    $14.00

    Written by Ross Welfordpaperback There are stories about people who want to live forever.This is not one of those stories.This is a story about som...

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    $14.00
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    The Clockwork Crow

    $15.00

    Written by Catherine FisherpaperbackWhen Seren Rhys is given a newspaper parcel by a stranger late at night in an empty train station, she has no i...

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    $15.00
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  • The Wild Book

    $16.00

    Written by Juan Villoropaperback13-year-old Juan's summer is off to a terrible start. First, his parents separate. Then, almost as bad, Juan is sen...

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    $16.00
  • Thai-No-Mite!

    $15.50

    Written by Oliver PhommavanhpaperbackThe author of Thai-riffic! brings us the next instalment of Lengy's adventures. Lengy's Dad announces that the...

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    $15.50
  • *pre-order* The World Famous Diaries of Amos Lee: 10th Anniversary 4-in-1 Edition

    $32.90

    Written by Adeline Foo  |  Illustrated by Stephanie HopaperbackThis lovely book is available for pre-order and your order will be fulfilled once th...

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    $32.90
  • The Mudskipper

    $7.50

    Written by Ovidia Yupaperback10-year-old Lizhi arrives in Singapore to meet her father's family after he dies in an accident. Aunt Mona, his sister...

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    $7.50
  • Voices: Son of the Circus - A Victorian Story

    $14.90

    Written by E. L. NorrypaperbackFrom the slums to the circus, a mixed-race Victorian boy seeks a place to belong. Ted lives with his mum and poorly ...

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    Brown

    $15.90

    Written by Håkon Øvreås  |  Illustrated by Øyvind TorseterpaperbackThere’s a mysterious new hero in town and his name is BROWN! Rusty's grandfather...

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  • The Secret Keepers

    $14.90

    Written by Trenton Lee StewartpaperbackBy the author of The Mysterious Benedict Society, this heart-pounding mystery adventure is laced with magic ...

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    $14.90
  • A Dog's Purpose Puppy Tale: Molly's Story

    $13.90

    Written by W. Bruce CameronpaperbackMolly knows that her purpose is to take care of her girl, C.J., but it won’t be easy. Neglected by her mother, ...

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    $13.90
  • Swimming Against the Storm

    $14.90

    Written by Jess ButterworthpaperbackAn adventure story set in the swamplands of Louisiana about sisters, rising sea-levels and saving the environme...

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    $14.90
  • A Place Called Perfect

    $18.00

    Written by Helena Dugganpaperback Violet never wanted to move to Perfect.Who wants to live in a town where everyone has to wear glasses to stop the...

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    $18.00