A dog and her pups fight to survive following the Chernobyl disaster in Anthony McGowan’s new middle-grade novel, Dogs of the Deadlands.
Browsing: ages 10 & up
An 11-year-old Black boy joins the fight for civil rights in Shelia P. Moses’ new middle-grade novel, We Were the Fire: Birmingham 1963.
A tween YouTuber gets sent to a fancy camp for witches in Wildseed Witch, a contemporary fantasy by Marti Dumas.
A girl goes back to the basics in hopes of rekindling her love of horses in Ride On, a middle-grade graphic novel by Faith Erin Hicks.
A teen jumps 10 years into the future in a twist on 13 Going on 30 in 12 to 22: POV You Wake Up in the Future! By Jen Calonita.
An eighth-grade science project inspires students to take action in A Year Without Summer, by Arlene Mark.
A town is turned upside down when a traveling doctor arrives with a cure-all tonic in Caroline Starr Rose’s new MG novel, Miraculous.
Gabe In the After, by Shannon Doleski, is a post-apocalyptic upper middle-grade novel lightly inspired by Anne of Green Gables.
The following are just some of the middle-grade books that came out in April that I was unable to review, but are worth checking out.
A street urchin finds herself a baker’s apprentice as part of a scheme to keep her gang fed in Lindsay Eager’s The Patron Thief of Bread.