The Thirteenth Cat
From master of middle grade horror Mary Downing Hahn, a new thriller about bravery, unexpected friendship, and sinister cats that will captivate readers with its chilling mix of mystery and magic. Zoey loves spending the summer with her Aunt Alice, and her aunt's new house is the perfect place to cozy up with a good book. But she's unnerved by...Read more »
Rescue at Lake Wild
In this funny and moving animals-in-peril adventure, a twelve-year-old girl and her two best friends determine to rescue two orphaned beaver kits—and soon find themselves trying to solve a local environmental crisis. Perfect for fans of Pax and A Boy Called Bat. Everyone knows that twelve-year-old Madison “Madi” Lewis is not allowed to bring...Read more »
Better Nate Than Ever
“The Nate series by Tim Federle is a wonderful evocation of what it’s like to be a theater kid. Highly recommended.” —Lin-Manuel Miranda, star and creator of the musical, Hamilton
A New York Times Notable Book of the Year
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year
A Slate Favorite Book of the Year
A small-town boy hops a bus to New York City to... Read more »
Muslim Girls Rise
Inspirational Champions of Our Time
Long ago, Muslim women rode into battle to defend their dreams. They opened doors to the world’s oldest library. They ruled, started movements, and spread knowledge. Today, Muslim women continue to make history. Once upon a time, they were children with dreams, just like you. Discover the true stories of nineteen unstoppable Muslim women of the...Read more »
Mouse and Mole: A Perfect Halloween
Mouse and Mole
Since creating the Mouse and Mole series, Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Award winner Wong Herbert Yee has become a favorite among young fans all over the world. In this delightful novel, Mole frets because Halloween will soon be here, and Halloween can be scary. But he perks up at the idea of a pumpkin-carving contest. This could be fun! As Mole... Read more »
Horrible Harry at Halloween
Horrible Harry: Book #12
For Horrible Harry and all the other students in Miss Mackle's third grade class, Halloween is the holiday with the most fun. Everybody wears a costume-even Miss Mackle. And each year, Horrible Harry has the spookiest disguise. So now, when Halloween arrives, the students wonder what Harry will be this year. Join Horrible Harry and the students... Read more »
The League of Unexceptional Children
The League of Unexceptional Children: Book #1
Are you average? Normal? Forgettable? If so, the League of Unexceptional Children is for you! This first book in a hilarious new adventure series is for anyone who's struggled to be noticed in a sea of above-average overachievers.
What is the League of Unexceptional Children? I'm glad you asked. You didn't ask? Well, you would have eventually... Read more »
Katt vs. Dogg
For anyone who loves cats, dogs (or both!), James Patterson's most pawsome story ever is set in a society defined by the oldest rivalry in the world: katts versus doggs!
Oscar is a happy dogg---a rambunctious kid who loves being a Dogg Scout. Thanks to his family, he knows that snobby katts are good for nothing but chasing up trees.
Molly is a... Read more »
Alice in Wonderland - Abridged
Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland comes to life again in this dramatized version of the timeless classic, with stellar performances by Georgia Lee Schultz as Alice, and multi-award-winning Barbara Rosenblat as the Mouse, Duchess, Cheshire Cat, and the Queen. This version features a full cast of characters, music, and sound effects and...Read more »
The Halloween Tree
ON HALLOWEEN NIGHT, eight trick-or-treaters gather at the haunted house by the edge of town, ready for adventure. But when Something whisks their friend Pip away, only one man, the sinister Carapace Clavicle Moundshroud, can help the boys find him. "If you want to know what Halloween is, or if you simply want an eerie adventure, take this... Read more »
The Specter From the Magicians Museum
Lewis Barnavelt: Book #7
Based on John Bellairs' mystery-adventure series, this thrilling story will keep you on the edge of your seat! John Bellairs, the name in Gothic mysteries for middle graders, wrote terrifying tales full of adventure, attitude, and alarm. For years, young readers have crept, crawled, and gone bump in the night with the unlikely heroes of these... Read more »
The Assassin's Curse
The Blackthorn Key: Book #3
Christopher Rowe is back and there are more puzzles, riddles, and secrets to uncover in this third novel of the award-winning Blackthorn Key series.
Wherever Christopher Rowe goes, adventure—and murder—follows. Even a chance to meet King Charles ends in a brush with an assassin.
All that’s recovered from the killer is a coded message with an... Read more »
Genesis Begins Again
“Reminiscent of Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye.” —The New York Times
“One of the best books I have ever read…will live in the hearts of readers for the rest of their lives.” —Colby Sharp, founder of Nerdy Book Club
“An emotional, painful, yet still hopeful adolescent journey…one that needed telling.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“I really... Read more »
Anne of Avonlea
Anne of Green Gables Collection
Five years after Anne Shirley came to the town of Avonlea, she feels (a little) more grown up, but she's still the same skinny, red-headed orphan Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert took in. After putting her dream of attending Redmond College on hold so she can help Marilla with the farm, Anne doubts she has many adventures ahead of her. But even in...Read more »
Gustav Gloom and the People Taker
Gustav Gloom: Book #1
Enter an exciting new world of shadows from Hugo Award nominee Adam-Troy Castro. Meet Gustav Gloom.
Fernie What finds herself lost in the Gloom mansion after her cat appears to have been chased there by its own shadow. Fernie discovers a library full of every book that was never written, a gallery of statues that are just plain awkward, and... Read more »
Based loosely on Louisa May Alcott's own upbringing, Little Women follows the lives of four sisters - Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March. Each girl has a vision of what their ideal future will bring, though ultimately experiencing, as most young do, something completely different. Little Women, originally written as two volumes, was a great commercial...Read more »
Gustav Gloom and the Nightmare Vault
Gustav Gloom: Book #2
In Gustav Gloom and the Nightmare Vault, Fernie and Gustav find themselves battling another shadowy foe—The Shadow Eater. He is after one thing, The Nightmare Vault, which his master, the evil Lord Obsidian, will use to unleash the most terrifying and threatening shadows into the world. As Fernie and Gustav race to stop the Shadow Eater, Fernie... Read more »
Gustav Gloom and the Four Terrors
Gustav Gloom: Book #3
In Gustav Gloom and the Four Terrors, things are not always what they seem in the Gloom Mansion. Gustav decides that he needs to rescue his father from the Dark Country, but he can't do that without Fernie's help. After Gustav convinces Fernie's safety-conscious father to enter the Gloom Mansion with Fernie and Pearlie, there is a prison break... Read more »
Gustav Gloom and the Cryptic Carousel
Gustav Gloom: Book #4
Gustav and Fernie begin their journey to the Shadow Country to save their fathers!
Fernie and Gustav leave the safety of the Gloom Mansion and begin their long journey to the Shadow Country to save their families from the evil Lord Obsidian. Aided by the magical Cryptic Carousel, Fernie and Gustav travel to lots of exotic locations as they try... Read more »
Gustav Gloom and the Inn of Shadows
Gustav Gloom: Book #5
Gustav and Fernie continue their journey through Dark Country!
Gustav and Fernie's adventures in the Dark Country continue as they search for their families. But as they get closer to discovering their families' fates, their mission is once again threatened by old foes—as well as some new, even more treacherous, ones. Will Gustav and Fernie be... Read more »