If you’re looking for a spooky tale that focuses on friendships, then Lindsay Currie’s Scritch Scratch might fit the bill.
Browsing: ages 10 & up
Ruth Behar’s Letters From Cuba follows a young Jewish girl who trades life in Poland for life in Cuba on the eve of World War II.
One of my favorite teen sleuths is back in Lena Jones’ middle-grade novel Agatha Oddly: The Silver Serpent.
A 14-year-old kid from the UK finds himself on the adventure of a lifetime in Tom Mitchell’s That Time I Got Kidnapped.
Two girls bond over South Asian cooking in Saadia Faruqi and Laura Shovan’s excellent A Place at the Table.
The Summer We Found the Baby, by Amy Hest, explores a WWII summer through the eyes of three engaging children.
It’s been three years since Patricia Forde’s The List was published. It’s sequel, The Last Lie, is now available, and it was worth the wait.
Magic Required is Book 3 in Obert Skye’s Wizard for Hire series, and it’s worth your time. The trilogy is a great one for older middle-readers moving to YA.
Murder at the Museum transports readers to the streets of — and tunnels beneath — London.