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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.

  • Impossible Creatures

    $15.22

    Written by Katherine RundellpaperbackIt was a very fine day, until something tried to eat him.A boy called Christopher is visiting his reclusive gr...

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    $15.22
  • Finding Bear

    $22.18

    Written by Hannah GoldhardcoverApril Wood has returned home from her adventure on Bear Island, but over a year later, she can’t stop thinking about...

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    $22.18
  • The Dreamweavers

    $13.23

    Written by G. Z. SchmidtpaperbackTwin siblings sneak into the emperor’s palace to break a curse in this Chinese folklore-inspired fantasy adventure...

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    $13.23
  • Alex and the Alpacas Save the World

    $11.85

    Written by Kathryn Lefroypaperback Alex is expecting a pretty boring summer. But when Mum takes her to visit her mysterious grandfather on his farm...

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    $11.85
  • Overheard in a Tower Block

    $11.47

    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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    $11.47
  • Thai-No-Mite!

    $16.90

    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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    $16.90
  • Voices: Son of the Circus - A Victorian Story

    $11.39

    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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    $11.39
  • Kensy and Max 5: Freefall

    Original price $16.82
    Current price $14.53

    Written by Jacqueline HarveypaperbackWhere do you draw the line when your family and friends are in grave danger? Do you take action even though it...

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    Original price $16.82
    Current price $14.53
  • Amina's Song

    $11.09

    Written by Hena KhanpaperbackIt’s the last few days of her vacation in Pakistan, and Amina has loved every minute of it. The food, the shops, the t...

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    $11.09
  • How to Make Friends with the Sea

    $11.85

    Written by Tanya GuerreropaperbackPablo is homesick.He’s only twelve years old, but he’s lived in more countries than he can count. After his paren...

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    $11.85
  • Zoo-thology Anthology

    $22.94

    Edited by Sally Odgers with two stories by Dimity PowellpaperbackZoo-thology is a shared venture project for authors and illustrators, coordinated ...

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    $22.94
  • When the Sky Falls

    $13.76

    Written by Phil EarlepaperbackInspired by a true story from World War II. Joseph must make a terrible choice when he is left alone to guard a silve...

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    $13.76
  • The Six-Day Hero

    $11.47

    Written by Tammar SteinpaperbackMotti knows that war is coming. Israel is only nineteen years old the same age as Motti's older brother, Gideon a...

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    $11.47
  • The Last Gate of the Emperor

    $11.39

    Written by Kwame Mbalia and Prince Joel MakonnenpaperbackYared Heywat lives an isolated life in Addis Prime -- a hardscrabble city with rundown tec...

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    $11.39
  • The Last Kids on Earth and the Zombie Parade

    $9.94

    Written by Max Brallier  |  Illustrated by Douglas HolgatepaperbackThe zombies are disappearing. This might seem like a good thing, since zombies ...

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    $9.94
  • The Silver Arrow

    $11.39

    Written by Lev Grossmanpaperback When Kate is given a colossal steam train for her birthday, she can't believe her luck. After eleven years of wait...

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    $11.39
  • The Explorer

    $12.24

    Written by Katherine Rundellpaperback From his seat in the tiny aeroplane, Fred watches as the mysteries of the Amazon jungle pass by below him. H...

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    $12.24
  • Stig & Tilde: Vanisher's Island

    $16.36

    Written and Illustrated by Max de RadiguèspaperbackDaring escapades abound in the action-packed adventures of plucky twins, Stig & Tilde.Keepi...

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    $16.36
  • Pony

    $21.26

    Written by R. J. PalaciopaperbackTwelve-year-old Silas is awoken in the dead of night by three horsemen who arrive unannounced to take his father a...

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    $21.26
  • Peanut Jones and the Illustrated City

    $14.68

    Written and Illustrated by Rob BiddulphpaperbackSuperstar author and illustrator Rob Biddulph dazzles in Peanut Jones and the Illustrated City, the...

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    $14.68
  • The Land of Stories: The Enchantress Returns

    $12.92

    Written by Chris ColferpaperbackAfter decades of hiding, the evil Enchantress who cursed Sleeping Beauty is back with a vengeance.Alex and Conner ...

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    $12.92
  • The Land of Stories: A Grimm Warning

    $12.92

    Written by Chris ColferpaperbackConner Bailey thinks his fairy-tale adventures are behind him--until he discovers a mysterious clue left by the fa...

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    $12.92
  • The Land of Stories: Beyond the Kingdoms

    $12.92

    Written by Chris ColferpaperbackThe Masked Man is on the loose in the Land of Stories, and it's up to Alex and Conner Bailey to stop him...except ...

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    $12.92
  • The Land of Stories: Worlds Collide

    $12.92

    Written by Chris ColferpaperbackAlex and Conner's biggest fear has come true. The land of Stories fairy-tale characters - both heroes and villains...

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    $12.92
  • Melt

    $13.69

    Written by Ele FountainpaperbackA boy lives in a remote, snow-bound village with his elderly grandmother. Their traditional way of life is threat...

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    $13.69
  • The Fowl Twins

    $13.00

    Written by Eoin ColferpaperbackOne week after their eleventh birthday, the Fowl twins--scientist Myles, and Beckett, the force of nature--are lef...

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    $13.00
  • The Girl Who Fell Out of the Sky

    $10.63

    Written by Victoria Foresterpaperback In The Girl Who Fell Out of the Sky, the conclusion to the fantasy adventure series that began with the New Y...

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    $10.63
  • The Lost Magician

    $12.24

    Written by Piers Tordaypaperback The new spellbinding fantasy adventure from the award-winning author of The Last Wild trilogy. 1945. They have ...

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    $12.24
  • Children of the Flying City

    $13.76

    Written by Jason SheehanpaperbackBrought to the flying city of Highgate when he was only five years old, orphan Milo Quick has never known another...

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    $13.76
  • Sherlock Sam 7: Sherlock Sam and the Stolen Script in Balestier

    $12.16

    Written by A.J. Low  |  Illustrated by drewscapepaperback After getting in trouble with his parents over the mayhem in MacRitchie, Sherlock Sam wa...

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    $12.16
  • The Beatryce Prophecy

    $12.24

    Written by Kate DiCamillo  |  Illustrated by Sophie BlackallpaperbackFrom two-time Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo and two-time Caldecott Medalist ...

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    $12.24
  • Roll With It

    Original price $10.63
    Current price $9.94

    Written by Jamie SumnerpaperbackIn the tradition of Wonder and Out of My Mind, this big-hearted middle grade debut tells the story of an irrepressi...

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    Original price $10.63
    Current price $9.94
  • Rooftoppers

    $13.69

    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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    $13.69
  • To Night Owl From Dogfish

    $11.39

    Written by Holly Goldberg-Sloan and Meg Wolitzerpaperback From two extraordinary authors comes a moving, exuberant, laugh-out-loud novel about fri...

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    $11.39
  • Adventures on Trains: Kidnap on the California Comet

    $12.16

    Written by M. G. Leonard and Sam SedgmanpaperbackBoard the California Comet and help Harrison Beck to solve another heart-stopping mystery in the s...

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    $12.16
  • The Right Way to Rock

    $19.04

    Written by Nat AmoorepaperbackThe rockin' story of two new friends, one arts fiasco and a whole lot of music.Without music, the world is just blah...

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    $19.04
  • Sherlock Sam 14: Sherlock Sam and the Burgled Book in Kampong Glam

    $12.16

    Written by A.J. Low  |  Illustrated by drewscapepaperback In this latest instalment, Sherlock Sam and his Supper Club must hunt down the true culpr...

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    $12.16
  • Sherlock Sam 6: Sherlock Sam and the Cloaked Classmate in Macritchie

    $12.16

    Written by A.J. Low  |  Illustrated by drewscapepaperback In the sixth book of this series, Sherlock Sam encounters his most important mystery yet...

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    $12.16
  • Sherlock Sam 4: Sherlock Sam and the Alien Encounter in Pulau Ubin

    $12.16

    Written by A.J. Low  |  Illustrated by drewscapepaperback When weird things happen while he's camping on Pulau Ubin, Sherlock Sam is convinced tha...

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    $12.16
  • The Genius Under the Table: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain

    $22.18

    Written by Eugene YelchinhardcoverWith a masterful mix of comic timing and disarming poignancy, Newbery Honoree Eugene Yelchin offers a memoir of g...

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    $22.18
  • Guts

    $18.35

    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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    $18.35
  • Prophecy of the Underworld

    $18.74

    Written by Low Ying PingpaperbackWhen the prophesied hero dies one day before the world needs saving, 13-year-old Julian Kee is randomly chosen as...

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    $18.74
  • Battle of the Beetles

    $11.39

    Written by M.G. LeonardpaperbackHumanity is under siege; the future depends on three children and their beetles! Darkus and his friends continue th...

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    $11.39
  • When We Got Lost in Dreamland

    $11.47

    Written by Ross WelfordpaperbackWhen 11-year-old Malky and his younger brother Seb become the owners of a “Dreaminator”, they are thrust into worl...

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    $11.47
  • Beetle Queen

    $11.47

    Written by M.G. Leonardpaperback Cruel beetle fashionista, Lucretia Cutter, has designs on the world! When Darkus, Virginia and Bertolt discover fu...

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    $11.47
  • Flight of the Puffin

    $11.47

    Written by Ann BradenpaperbackOne small act of kindness ripples out to connect four kids in this stirring novel.Libby comes from a long line of bul...

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    $11.47
  • The Last Kids on Earth and the Skeleton Road

    $9.94

    Written by Max Brallier  |  Illustrated by Douglas HolgatepaperbackJack Sullivan, Quint Baker, June Del Toro, and Dirk Savage are about to have th...

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    $9.94
  • Smile

    $18.35

    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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    $18.35