Fans of ancient Egypt rejoice! The Curse of the Mummy: Uncovering Tutankhamun’s Tomb, by Candace Fleming, is as cool as the cover suggests.
Browsing: ages 8-12
A boy’s life is turned upside down when a meteorite falls in his family’s field in Betty Culley’s Down to Earth.
A card game between Life and Death determines a girl’s future in Lotería, by Karla Arenas Valenti and Dana SanMar.
A girl with widespread anxieties finds herself living on the same island as Typhoid Mary in J. Kasper Kramer’s The List of Unspeakable Fears.
A girl must deal with the traumatic death of her sister in Laura Ojeda Melchor’s middle-grade debut, Missing Okalee.
World War II may be over, but for two sisters, the worst is yet to come in Traitors Among Us, by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch.
An old camel must save two kestrel chicks during a massive dust storm in Once Upon a Camel, by Kathi Appelt and illustrated by Eric Rohmann.
Stolen Science, by Ella Schwartz and Gaby D’Alessandro, tells the stories of 13 uncredited scientists and inventors throughout the ages.
A boy with a stutter learns how to navigate school and friendship in Helen Rutter’s middle-grade novel, The Boy Who Made Everyone Laugh.
A princess and a pauper find their lives forever changed when their paths cross in Ginger Johnson’s MG fantasy The Other Side of Luck.