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2021 Middle Grade

The Last Cuentista
Higuera, Donna Barba

 Staff Pick

Winner of the John Newbery Medal
Winner of the Pura Belpré Award

TIME's Best Books of the Year
Wall Street Journal's Best of the Year
Minneapolis Star Tribune's Best of the Year
Boston Globe's Best of the Year
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Item No. 9781646140893
$17.99
Allergic
Lloyd, Megan Wagner
A coming-of-age middle-grade graphic novel featuring a girl with severe allergies who just wants to find the perfect pet!

At home, Maggie is the odd one out. Her parents are preoccupied with getting ready for a new baby, and her younger brothers are twins and always in their own world....

Item No. 9781338568905
$12.99
Bear
Queen, Ben

 Staff Pick


Bear is a guide dog who would do anything for his owner Patrick - and embarks on an epic quest from the forest to the city to regain his sight so he can protect his best friend.

Bear is a service dog who would do anything for his owner and best friend Patrick who is blind. But when Bear...

Item No. 9781684155316
$24.99
Garlic and the Vampire
Paulsen, Bree

An enchanting, farm-fresh debut graphic novel starring an unusual heroine who is braver than she realizes, for middle grade readers looking for a cozy, adventuresome read in the vein of Witch Boy or Be Prepared.

Garlic feels as though she's always doing...

Item No. 9780062995087
$12.99
Insiders
Oshiro, Mark

A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year

Three kids who don't belong. A room that shouldn't exist. A year that will change everything.

Perfect for fans of Rebecca Stead and Meg Medina, this debut middle grade novel from award-...

Item No. 9780063008106
$16.99
Jukebox
Chanani, Nidhi

Grab some coins for the jukebox, and get ready for a colorful, time-traveling, musical tale about family and courage.

A mysterious jukebox, old vinyl records, and cryptic notes on music history, are Shaheen's only clues to her father's abrupt disappearance. She looks to her cousin,...

Item No. 9781250156372
$14.99
Kaleidoscope-Autographed
Selznick, Brian
An astounding new feat of storytelling from Brian Selznick, the award-winning creator of The Invention of Hugo Cabret and Wonderstruck.

A ship. A garden. A library. A key. In Kaleidoscope, the incomparable Brian Selznick presents the story of two people bound to...
Item No. 9781338777246
$19.99
Katie tthe Catsitter
Venable, Colleen Af

 Staff Pick


Calling all Raina Telgemeier fans! Introducing an irresistible new middle-grade graphic novel series about growing up, friendship, heroes, and cats (lots of cats!)--perfect for fans of Guts, Awkward and Real Friends (not to mention anyone who loves cats!)

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Item No. 9781984895639
$12.99
Loteria
Valenti, Karla Arenas
The turn of a card could change your destiny in this captivating middle grade adventure based on the Lotería card game and perfect for fans of Coco. While searching for her missing cousin, a young girl is transported to a mythical kingdom, becoming entangled in a perilous game of...
Item No. 9780593176962
$16.99
Sanity & Tallulah #3 Shortcuts
Brooks, Molly
Everything is up in the air when the problem-solving best friends Sanity and Tallulah find themselves co-pilots on an unplanned adventure filled with action, adventure, and dangerous situations.

Tallulah is great at piloting! And with her learner's permit freshly reinstated,...
Item No. 9780759555525
$12.99
Skunk and Badger #2 Egg Marks the Spot
Timberlake, Amy

Newbery Honor author Amy Timberlake returns with a follow-up to the bestselling, award-winning Skunk and Badger. With illustrations by Caldecott medalist Jon Klassen, this new adventure begins as Skunk and Badger head out on a rock-finding expedition, finding surprises behind every...

Item No. 9781643750064
$18.95
Starfish
Fipps, Lisa
A Printz Honor winner!

Ellie is tired of being fat-shamed and does something about it in this poignant debut novel-in-verse.

Cover may vary.

Ever since Ellie wore a whale swimsuit and made a big splash at her fifth birthday party, she's been bullied about her weight....

Item No. 9781984814500
$17.99
Stuck
Swender, Jennifer
A coming-of-age story about a boy who is used to flying under the radar, and the classroom of kids determined to help him stand out. This touching friendship tale is the perfect read for fans of Fish in a Tree and Song for a Whale.

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Item No. 9781101932940
$16.99
Stuntboy in the Meantime
Reynolds, Jason

From Newbery Medal honoree and #1 New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds comes a hilarious, hopeful, and action-packed middle grade novel about the greatest young superhero you've never heard of, filled with illustrations by Raúl the Third!

Portico Reeves's...

Item No. 9781534418165
$13.99
The Beatryce Prophecy
DiCamillo, Kate
A 2021 People Magazine Best Books of Fall Winner!

From two-time Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo and two-time Caldecott Medalist Sophie Blackall comes a fantastical meditation on fate, love, and the power of words to spell the world.

We shall all, in the...

Item No. 9781536213614
$19.99
The Girl from the Sea
Ostertag, Molly Knox
From the author of The Witch Boy trilogy comes a graphic novel about family, romance, and first love.

Fifteen-year-old Morgan has a secret: She can't wait to escape the perfect little island where she lives. She's desperate to finish high school and escape her sad divorced mom, her volatile...
Item No. 9781338540574
$14.99
Tea Dragon Tapestry (Tea Dragon Society #3)
O'Neill, K

 Staff Pick

Join Greta and Minette once more for the heartwarming conclusion of the award-winning Tea Dragon series!

Over a year since being entrusted with Ginseng's care, Greta still can't chase away the cloud of mourning that hangs over the timid Tea Dragon. As she struggles to create something...

Item No. 9781620107744
$21.99
The Way of the Hive
Hosler, Jay

"A wonderful graphic novel."--Neil Gaiman

Experience the life of a honeybee in this coming-of-age story about a bee named Nyuki, in this full-color graphic novel by Jay Hosler, perfect for curious kids who are fans of the Science Comics series....

Item No. 9780063007352
$12.99
Too Bright to See
Lukoff, Kyle
A Newbery Honor Book - Winner of the Stonewall Book Award - A National Book Award Finalist

A gentle, glowing wonder, full of love and understanding. -The New York Times Book Review

Cover may vary.

It's the summer before middle school and eleven...

Item No. 9780593111154
$16.99