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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.

  • Stand Up, Yumi Chung!

    $29.40

    Written by Jessica KimhardcoverOn the outside, Yumi Chung suffers from #shygirlproblems, a perm-gone-wrong, and kids calling her “Yu-MEAT” because ...

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    $29.40
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    The Turtle of Oman

    $17.00

    Written by Naomi Shihab NyepaperbackThis accessible, exquisite novel shines with gentle humour and explores themes of moving, family, nature, and ...

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    $17.00
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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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    $12.30
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  • Front Desk

    $14.90

    Written by Kelly Yangpaperback Mia Tang has a lot of secrets.#1. She lives in a motel, not a big house. Every day, while her immigrant parents clea...

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    $14.90
  • It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime

    $19.20

    Written by Trevor NoahpaperbackThe host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah, tells the story of growing up half black, half white in South Africa under ...

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    $19.20
  • 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
  • Hello, Universe

    $14.50

    Written by Erin Entrada Kellypaperback Virgil Salinas is shy and misunderstood. Valencia Somerset is clever and stubborn. Kaori Tanaka tells fortun...

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    $14.50
  • Here in the Real World

    $15.90

    Written by Sara Pennypacker |  Illustrated by Jon KlassenpaperbackWare can’t wait to spend summer “off in his own world”—dreaming of knights in th...

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    $15.90
  • Auggie and Me: Three Wonder Stories

    $14.90

    Written by R.J. Palaciopaperback These companion stories to Wonder are an extra peek at Auggie before he started at Beecher Prep and during his fir...

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    $14.90
  • Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus

    $15.00

    Written by Dusti Bowlingpaperback “Whoa! What happened to your arms?”Aven Green gets that question a lot. She loves to tell people that she lost he...

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    $15.00
  • Ban This Book

    $13.90

    Written by Alan Gratzpaperback It all started the day Amy Anne Ollinger tried to check out her favorite book in the whole world, From the Mixed-Up ...

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    $13.90
  • 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
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    Captain Rosalie

    $15.90

    Written by Timothée de Fombelle  |  Illustrated by Isabelle Arsenaultpaperback  While her father is at war, 5-year-old Rosalie is a captain on her ...

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  • The Red Pencil

    $14.90

    Written by Andrea Davis Pinkney  |  Illustrated by Shane W. Evanspaperback Finally, Amira is twelve. She wants to learn to read and write, to set ...

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    $14.90
  • Lifeboat 12

    $15.50

    Written by Susan Hoodpaperback With Nazis bombing London every night, it’s time for 13-year-old Ken to escape. He suspects his stepmother is glad t...

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    $15.50
  • 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
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    Planet Omar: Accidental Trouble Magnet

    $15.50

    Written by Zanib Mianpaperback Welcome to the imaginative brain of Omar!Omar and his family have just moved, and he is not excited about starting a...

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  • The Truth As Told By Mason Buttle

    $14.90

    Written by Leslie Connorpaperback Mason Buttle is the biggest, sweatiest kid in his grade, and everyone knows he can barely read or write. Mason’s ...

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    $14.90
  • Ms. Bixby's Last Day

    $13.00

    Written by John David AndersonpaperbackThere are different kinds of teachers - the boring ones, the mean ones, the ones you’ll never remember and t...

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    $13.00
  • 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
  • Drama

    $19.80

    Written by Raina Telgemeierpaperback Callie loves theater. and while she would totally try out for her middle school's production of Moon over Miss...

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    $19.80
  • 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
  • Smile

    $19.80

    Written and Illustrated by Raina Telgemeierpaperback Raina just wants to be a normal sixth grader. But one night after Girl Scouts she trips and f...

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    $19.80
  • Bully on the Bus

    $16.00

    Written by Kathryn ApelpaperbackShe’s big.She’s smart.She’s mean.She’s the bully on the bus.She picks on me and I don’t like it.But I don’t know ho...

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    $16.00
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    Through My Eyes: Malini

    $17.60

    Written by Robert Hillmanpaperback Malini lives with her parents and young sister, Banni, in northern Sri Lanka. As the civil war heads towards its...

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  • Through My Eyes: Naveed

    $17.60

    Written by John Heffernanpaperback Naveed is sick of war - of the foreign powers and the Taliban, the warlords and the drug barons that together ha...

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    $17.60
  • Overheard in a Tower Block

    $15.00

    Written by Joseph Coelhopaperback A disappearing father and a Mermaid-Queen mother; statues that sing for flesh and blood; bullies who kick you un...

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    $15.00
  • One

    $15.90

    Written by Tan Ter Cheah  |  Illustrated by Nuopaperback Tessie has lost a leg to a bad, bad illness called “cancer”. She can no longer play her fa...

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    $15.90
  • Open: A Boy’s Wayang Adventure

    $12.00

    Written by Eva Wong Navapaperback Open is a 10-year-old-boy with a curiosity for life and the things that happen around him. He is on the autism sp...

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    $12.00
  • The Boy Who Fooled the World

    $14.90

    Written by Lisa Thompsonpaperback Cole's family is struggling to make ends meet and he doesn't fit in with the rich kids at his school. Until the d...

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    $14.90
  • The Day I Was Erased

    $14.90

    Written by Lisa Thompsonpaperback Maxwell is permanently in trouble. He’s a total menace to his teachers and big sister, but has a soft side too: ...

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    The Goldfish Boy

    $14.90

    Written by Lisa Thompsonpaperback 12-year-old Matthew is trapped in his bedroom by crippling OCD, spending most of his time staring out of his win...

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  • 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 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
  • The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl

    $13.80

    Written by Stacy McAnultypaperback Lucy Callahan’s life was changed forever when she was struck by lightning. She doesn’t remember it, but the zap ...

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    $13.80