Skip to content

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.

  • Wonderscape

    $17.90

    Written by Jennifer BellpaperbackGaming and time travel collide in this thrilling middle-grade adventure, from bestselling author Jennifer Bell.Whe...

    View full synopsis
    $17.90
  • 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 ...

    View full synopsis
    $15.50
  • Max and the Midknights

    $16.00

    Written and Illustrated by Lincoln PeircepaperbackMax wants to be a knight! Too bad that dream is about as likely as finding a friendly dragon. But...

    View full synopsis
    $16.00
  • 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...

    View full synopsis
    $12.30
  • The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle

    $15.50

    Written by Christina UsspaperbackA determined 12-year-old girl bikes across the country to meet her idol. She’s ready for an adventure – but she ca...

    View full synopsis
    $15.50
  • The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World

    $15.00

    Written by Shannon Hale and Dean Halepaperback Fourteen-year-old Doreen Green moved from sunny California to the suburbs of New Jersey. She must st...

    View full synopsis
    $15.00
  • 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 ...

    View full synopsis
    $14.90
  • Tale of Magic

    $21.30

    Written by Chris ColferpaperbackWelcome to the Academy of Magic, where things are not at all what they seem.14-year-old Brystal Evergreen has alway...

    View full synopsis
    $21.30
  • A Face Like Glass

    $17.90

    Written by Frances Hardingepaperback In the underground city of Caverna the world's most skilled craftsmen toil in the darkness to create delicacie...

    View full synopsis
    $17.90
  • Alex and the Alpacas Save the World

    $15.50

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

    View full synopsis
    $15.50
  • Birthday Boy

    $14.00

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

    View full synopsis
    $14.00
  • 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...

    View full synopsis
    $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 ...

    View full synopsis
    $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...

    View full synopsis
    $17.90
  • Breakfast on Mars and 37 Other Delectable Essays

    $16.50

    Edited by Rebecca Stern & Brad Wolfepaperback Breakfast on Mars and 37 Other Delectable Essays will inspire students to think differently about...

    View full synopsis
    $16.50
  • 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...

    View full synopsis
    $14.50
  • 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...

    View full synopsis
    $18.00
  • 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...

    View full synopsis
    $15.90
  • Beetle Boy

    $16.50

    Written by M.G. Leonardpaperback Can a boy be best friends with a beetle?13-year-old Darkus Cuttle’s search for his kidnapped father leads him to ...

    View full synopsis
    $16.50
  • Beetle Queen

    $15.00

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

    View full synopsis
    $15.00
  • Battle of the Beetles

    $14.90

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

    View full synopsis
    $14.90
  • Get Me Out of Here!

    $14.90

    Written by Andy McNab & Phil Earlepaperback A survival legend teams up with a super-funny writer in this tale of school trip disasters. Will yo...

    View full synopsis
    $14.90
  • The Good Thieves

    $16.90

    Written by Katherine Rundellpaperback Fresh off the boat from England, Vita Marlowe has a job to do. Her beloved grandfather Jack has been cheated...

    View full synopsis
    $16.90
  • 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...

    View full synopsis
    $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...

    View full synopsis
    $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 ...

    View full synopsis
    $13.90
  • Dim Sum Warriors Vol 1: Enter the Dumpling

    $10.00

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

    View full synopsis
    $10.00
  • Dim Sum Warriors Vol 2: Feast of Fury

    $10.00

    Written and Illustrated by Woo Yen Yen and Colin Gohpaperback The slippery Colonel Quickynoodle has convinced Emperor Redbean Bao to enroll his pa...

    View full synopsis
    $10.00
  • When Stars Are Scattered

    $22.40

    Written by Victoria Jamieson and Omar MohamedpaperbackHeartbreak and hope exist together in this remarkable graphic novel about growing up in a ref...

    View full synopsis
    $22.40
  • Dragon Pearl

    $13.80

    Written by Yoon Ha Leepaperback Dragon Pearl is a space opera about 13-year-old Min, who comes from a long line of fox spirits. But you’d never kno...

    View full synopsis
    $13.80
  • Embassy of the Dead

    $14.00

    Written by Will Mabbitt  |  Illustrated by Chris MouldpaperbackWhen Jake opens a box containing a severed finger, he summons a grim reaper ready to...

    View full synopsis
    $14.00
  • 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 ...

    View full synopsis
    $15.90
  • 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...

    View full synopsis
    $15.90
  • 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 ...

    View full synopsis
    $15.90
  • Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death

    $15.90

    Written and Illustrated by Chris Riddellpaperback Packed full of beautiful black-and-white illustrations from author Chris Riddell, Goth Girl and t...

    View full synopsis
    $15.90
  • Goth Girl and the Wuthering Fright

    $15.90

    Written and Illustrated by Chris Riddellpaperback People are flocking to Ghastly-Gorm Hall from far and wide to compete in Lord Goth's literary do...

    View full synopsis
    $15.90
  • Goth Girl and the Sinister Symphony

    $15.90

    Written and Illustrated by Chris Riddellpaperback There are musical goings-on at Ghastly-Gorm Hall and a spooky mystery for Ada Goth to solve in G...

    View full synopsis
    $15.90
  • 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 ...

    View full synopsis
    $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...

    View full synopsis
    $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...

    View full synopsis
    $17.00
  • 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...

    View full synopsis
    $15.50
  • Aru Shah and the End of Time

    $14.90

    Written by Roshani ChokshipaperbackWhile her classmates are jetting off to family vacations in exotic locales, Aru will be spending her autumn bre...

    View full synopsis
    $14.90
  • Aru Shah and the Song of Death

    $14.90

    Written by Roshani Chokshipaperback Aru is only just getting the hang of this whole Pandava thing when the Otherworld goes into full panic mode. T...

    View full synopsis
    $14.90
  • 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 ...

    View full synopsis
    $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...

    View full synopsis
    $13.00
  • The Explorer

    $16.00

    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...

    View full synopsis
    $16.00
  • Rooftoppers

    $15.50

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

    View full synopsis
    $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...

    View full synopsis
    $22.40