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Chapter Books: Ages 6-12

Barren Grounds
Robertson, David A

Narnia meets traditional Indigenous stories of the sky and constellations in an epic middle-grade fantasy series from award-winning author David Robertson.

Morgan and Eli, two Indigenous children forced away from their families and communities, are brought together in a...

Item No. 9780735266124
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
Dahl, Roald
From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda!

One of TIME MAGAZINE's 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time

The BFG is no ordinary bone-crunching giant. He is far too nice and jumbly. It's lucky for Sophie...

Item No. 9780142410387
Birchbark House
Erdrich, Louise
[In this] story of a young Ojibwa girl, Omakayas, living on an island in Lake Superior around 1847, Louise Erdrich is reversing the narrative perspective used in most children's stories about nineteenth-century Native Americans. Instead of looking out at 'them' as dangers or curiosities, Erdrich,...
Item No. 9780786814541
The Birthday Ball - Softcover
Lowry, Lois
A wry, dry, laugh-out-loud princess tale by the hilarious Lois Lowry, with illustrations by Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Jules Feiffer.Princess Patricia Priscilla is bored with her royal life and the excitement surrounding her sixteenth birthday ball. Doomed to endure courtship by three...
Item No. 9780547577104
The Boggart (Hardcover) - Autographed
Cooper, Susan

When Emily and Jess Volnik's family inherits a remote, crumbling Scottish castle, they also inherit
the Boggart -- an invisible, mischievious spirit who's been playing tricks on residents of Castle
Keep for generations. Then the Boggart is...

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The Boggart Fights Back (Paperback) - Autographed
Cooper, Susan

"A welcome addition to the Boggart series." --Booklist

The Boggart is back for a new adventure filled with magic and mayhem from Newbery winner Susan Cooper.

Magic is in the air when Allie and Jay Cameron visit their ancestors' ancient Castle Keep in Scotland,...

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The Borrowers
Norton, Mary
A enchanting and enduring children's classic, The Borrowers is the award-winning tale of three tiny people who are big heroes.

The Clock family--Homily, Pod, and their fourteen-year-old daughter, Arrietty--are tiny people who live underneath the kitchen floor of an English manor. All...

Item No. 9780152047375
Boxcar Children #1
Warner, Gertrude Chandler
Henry, Jessie, Violet and Benny, four orphaned brothers and sisters, suddenly appear in a small town. No one knows who these young wanderers are of where they have come from. Frightened to live with a grandfather they have never met, the children make a home for themselves in an abondoned red...
Item No. 9780807508527
The Castle of Tangled Magic
Anderson, Sophie

Magic and whimsy meet in this Howl's Moving Castle for a new generation from the critically adored Sophie Anderson, author of The House with Chicken Legs.

Twelve-year-old Olia knows a thing or two about secrets. Her parents are the caretakers of Castle Mila, a...

Item No. 9781338746211
City of Dreaming Books
Moers, Walter
The search for the author's identity takes Yarnspinner to Bookholm--the so-called City of Dreaming Books. On entering its streets, our hero feels as if he has opened the door of a gigantic second-hand bookshop. His nostrils are assailed by clouds of book dust, the stimulating scent of ancient...
Item No. 9781590201114
The Complete Tales of Winnie-the-Pooh
Milne, A A
In 1926, "Winnie-the-Pooh, " a collection of stories about a rather stout, somewhat confused bear, was published in England and America. The enchanting tales of Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Christopher Robin, and the others were an immediate success, and firmly established A.A. Milne, already an acclaimed...
Item No. 9780525457237
The Crossover
Alexander, Kwame
In this Newbery Medal-winning middle grade novel in verse, twelve-year-old twins and basketball stars Josh and Jordan Bell must learn to deal with problems on and off the court as they navigate homework, first crushes, family and, of course, basketball.

"With a bolt of lightning on my kicks...

Item No. 9780544107717
The Derby Daredevils #1 Kenzie Kickstarts a Team
Escabasse, Sophie
A highly illustrated middle-grade series that celebrates new friendships, first crushes, and getting out of your comfort zone--now in paperback
Ever since they can remember, fifth graders Kenzie (aka Kenzilla) and Shelly (aka Bomb Shell) have dreamed of becoming roller derby...
Item No. 9781419751844
The Devil's Arithmetic (Paperback) - Autographed

"A triumphantly moving book."  —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Hannah dreads going to her family's Passover Seder—she's tired of hearing her relatives talk about the past. But when she opens the...
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The Dragon Thief
Elliott, Zetta
Stealing a baby dragon was easy! Hiding it is a little more complicated, in this second book in the critically acclaimed Dragons in a Bag series.

Jaxon had just one job--to return three baby dragons to the realm of magic. But when he got there, only two dragons were left in the bag. His...

Item No. 9781524770525
The End Of The Beginning
Avon the snail has never had an adventure. And adventure, he has heard, is the key to a happy life. So with his new friend Edward the ant, Avon sets out on a journey to find the excitement his life has been missing.
This modern fable is filled with funny--and profound--insights about the...
Item No. 9780152055325
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate
Kelly, Jacqueline

In this witty historical fiction middle grade novel set at the turn of the century, an 11-year-old girl explores the natural world, learns about science and animals, and grows up. A Newbery Honor Book.

"The most delightful historical novel for tweens in many, many years. . . ....

Item No. 9780312659301
The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone
Moriarty, Jaclyn
Now in paperback, Jaclyn Moriarty returns with her first middle-grade novel, a buoyantly high-spirited fantasy adventure.

Bronte Mettlestone is 10 years old when her parents are killed by pirates. This does not bother her particularly: Her parents ran away to have adventures when she was a...
Item No. 9781338255867
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In A Ship Of Her Own Making
Valente, Catherynne M

One of the most extraordinary works of fantasy, for adults or children, published so far this century.--Time magazine on the Fairyland series

Twelve-year-old September lives in Omaha, and used to have an ordinary life, until her father went to war and her mother went to work....

Item No. 9781250010193
The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Barnhill, Kelly

Winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal
The New York TimesBestseller

An Entertainment Weekly Best Middle Grade Book of 2016
A New York Public Library Best Book of 2016
A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2016
An Amazon Top 20...

Item No. 9781616205676
The Giver - Softcover
Lowry, Lois

In Lois Lowry's Newbery Medal-winning classic, twelve-year-old Jonas lives in a seemingly ideal world. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver does he begin to understand the dark secrets behind his fragile community.

The Giver, the 1994 Newbery Medal winner, has become...

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The Golden Compass
Pullman, Philip

The modern fantasy classic that Entertainment Weekly named an "All-Time Greatest Novel" and Newsweek hailed as a "Top 100...
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Golden Compass Illustrated Edition
Pullman, Philip
An over-sized, lavishly illustrated, full-color edition of Philip Pullman's beloved classic.

Philip Pullman's The Golden Compass has been changing the world for twenty-five years.

We are delighted to offer this new edition of the classic, with more than 100 full-color...

Item No. 9780593377710
The Golden Key
MacDonald, George

A classic, allegorical fairy tale from one of the forefathers of modern fantasy literature, The Golden Key--first published as part of George MacDonald's story collection Dealings with the Fairies--is presented in this special edition featuring the author's complete text and...

Item No. 9780374425906