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Chapter Books: Ages 6-12

Incorrigible Children #2 Hidden Gallery
Wood, Maryrose

Thanks to their plucky governess, Miss Penelope Lumley, Alexander, Beowulf, and Cassiopeia are much more like children than wolf cubs now. They are accustomed to wearing clothes. They hardly ever howl at the moon. And for the most part, they resist the urge to chase squirrels up trees.


Item No. 9780061791130
Funke, Cornelia

From internationally acclaimed storyteller Cornelia Funke, this bestselling, magical epic is now out in paperback!

One cruel night, Meggie's father reads aloud from a book called INKHEART-- and an evil ruler escapes the boundaries of fiction and lands in their living room. Suddenly...

Item No. 9780439709101
Inside Out & Back Again
Lai, Thanhhà

Inside Out and Back Again is a #1 New York Times bestseller, a Newbery Honor Book, and a winner of the National Book Award!

Inspired by the author's childhood experience as a refugee--fleeing Vietnam after the Fall of Saigon and immigrating to...

Item No. 9780061962790
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
Into the Streets: A Young Person's Visual History of Protest
Bieschke, Marke

What does it mean to resist? Throughout our nation's history, discrimination and unjust treatment of all kinds have prompted people to make their objections and outrage known. Some protests involve large groups of people, marching or holding signs with powerful slogans. Others start with quotes...

Item No. 9781541579040
Invention of Hugo Cabret
Selznick, Brian
Don't miss Selznick's other novels in words and pictures, Wonderstruck and The Marvels, which together with The Invention of Hugo Cabret, form an extraordinary thematic trilogy!

2008 Caldecott Medal winnerThe groundbreaking debut novel from bookmaking pioneer, Brian...
Item No. 9780439813785
Ivy + Bean #1 (Softcover)
Barrows, Annie
The moment they saw each other, Bean and Ivy knew they wouldn't be friends. But when Bean plays a joke on her sister, Nancy, and has to quickly hide and Ivy comes to the rescue, proving that sometimes the best of friends are people never meant to like each other. Vibrant characters and lots of...
Item No. 9780811849098
Ivy + Bean #8 No News is Good News
Barrows, Annie
The 8th book in the New York Times bestselling Ivy...
Item No. 9781452107813
Jada Jones #1 Rockstar
Lyons, Kelly Starling
Fans of Princess Posey and Ivy and Bean will enjoy engaging with science-loving Jada Jones in this easy-to-read chapter book.

When Jada Jones's best friend moves away, school feels like the last place she wants to be. She'd much rather wander outside looking for cool rocks to add to her...

Item No. 9780448487519
James and the Giant Peach
Roald Dahl
When James accidentally drops some magic crystals by the old peach tree, the peach at the very top of the tree starts growing. Before long it's as big as a house, and James discovers a secret entranceway into the mammoth fruit. When he crawls inside, James meets a bunch of friendly oversized...
Item No. 9780142410363
Jazz Owls
Engle, Margarita
"Perfect for history buffs, dance enthusiasts, poets, and just about anyone looking for a great story." --School Library Journal (starred review)

From the Young People's Poet Laureate Margarita Engle comes a searing novel in verse about the Zoot Suit Riots of 1943.


Item No. 9781534409446
Journey of Little Charlie
Curtis, Christopher Paul
Newbery Medalist Christopher Paul Curtis brings his trademark humor and heart to the story of a boy struggling to do right in the face of history's cruelest evils.

The National Book Award finalist by Christopher Paul Curtis!Twelve-year-old Charlie is down on his luck: His sharecropper...
Item No. 9780545156660
Jungle Book
Kipling, Rudyard
Award-winning illustrator Robert Ingpen offers his stunning version of another classic: Rudyard Kiplings beloved stories of the boy Mowgli, rescued and raised by tigers in the heart of the jungle. The tales feature such unforgettable creatures such as Bagheera, the graceful black panther; Baloo,...
Item No. 9781402782848
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
Kenny & the Book of Beasts - Autographed
Diterlizzi, Tony
In this highly anticipated sequel to New York Times bestselling and Caldecott Honor-winning author Tony DiTerlizzi's Kenny and the Dragon, Kenny must cope with many changes in his life--including the fear that he's losing his best friend.

What can come between two best...

Item No. 9781416983163
Kenny & the Book of Beasts (Softcover)
Diterlizzi, Tony
In this highly anticipated sequel to New York Times bestselling and Caldecott Honor-winning author Tony DiTerlizzi's Kenny and the Dragon, Kenny must cope with many changes in his life--including the fear that he's losing his best friend.

What can come between two best...

Item No. 9781442486508
Kenny & the Dragon - Autographed Softcover

Kenny is a little rabbit with a very big problem. His two best friends are heading into a battle of legendary proportions—with each other! In one corner there’s Graeme, a well-read and cultured dragon with sophisticated tastes. In the other there’s George, a retired knight and dragon...

Kenny and the Dragon (Hardcover)

What do you do when your new best buddy has been designated a scourge by the community and marked for imminent extermination? Just ask Kenny Rabbit. When the simple folks in the sleepy little village of Roundbrook catch wind that there's a dragon running loose in the countryside, they get the...

Item No. 9781416939771
King and the Dragonflies (with Autographed Bookplate)
Callender, Kacen

A 2021 Coretta Scott King Honor Book!

Winner of the 2020 National Book Award for Young People's Literature!

Winner of the 2020 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction and Poetry!

In a small but turbulent Louisiana town, one boy's...

Item No. 9781338129342
Labyrinth of Dreaming Books
Hildegunst von Mythenmetz, hailed as Zamonia's greatest writer, is on vacation in Lindworm Castle when a disturbing message reaches him, and he must return to Bookholm to investigate a mystery. The magnificently rebuilt city has once again become a metropolis of storytelling and the book trade....
Item No. 9781468307146
Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary
Shovan, Laura

An award-winning, big-hearted time capsule of one class's poems during a transformative school year. A great pick for fans of Margarita Engle and Eileen Spinelli.

Eighteen kids,
one year of poems,
one school set to close.
Two yellow bulldozers
crouched outside,...

Item No. 9780553521405
Leaving Lymon PB
Cline-Ransome, Lesa
A companion novel to Finding Langston, recipient of a Coretta Scott King Writing Honor and winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction.

Behind every bad boy is a story worth hearing and at least one chance for redemption. It's 1946 and Lymon,...

Item No. 9780823449422
Like Magic
Vickers, Elaine

An endlessly endearing story of three girls' pursuit of friendship and the beauty and challenge of what it means to be 10." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"Like Magic is truly a treasure." --Liz Garton Scanlon, author of ...

Item No. 9780062414328
Like Vanessa
Charles, Tami

Middle graders will laugh and cry with thirteen-year-old Vanessa Martin as she tries to be like Vanessa Williams, the first black Miss America.

In this semi-autobiographical debut novel set in 1983, Vanessa Martin's real-life reality of living with family in public housing in...

Item No. 9781580898997
Linnets & Valerians
Goudge, Elizabeth

One of England's best-loved children's book writers spins a fantasy adventure with animals, magic, and danger.

When Nan, Robert, Timothy, and Betsy's father went off to explore in Egypt, he left the children with their grandmother who lived in the English countryside. Unfortunately...

Item No. 9781567925210