An average kid finds himself as a finalist to be named World’s Greatest Kid in The Greatest Kid in the World, by John David Anderson.
Browsing: ages 8-12
When an asteroid’s path heads straight toward Earth, an 11-year-old writes a book to prove people existed in The Probability of Everything, by Sarah Everett.
Two girls — on from America and the other from the UK — kindle a friendship when their parents swap houses in The House Swap, by Yvette Clark.
A girl chases her dreams of becoming a famous chef in This Is How I Roll, a middle-grade novel by Debbi Michiko Florence.
A young girl learns the value of people through friendship and community in Leeva At Last, by Sara Pennypacker and Matthew Cordell.
A girl struggles to do what she wants while still pleasing her parents in The Many Fortunes of Maya, by Nicole D. Collier.
What better way to get ready for Halloween than with ghosts, zombies, witches and screams? These novels for middle readers are great options.
Two 7th-graders discover friendship through the power of a good run in Half Moon Summer, by Elaine Vickers.
Three Tasks for a Dragon, by Eoin Colfer and P.J. Lynch is a story of knights, quests, dark magic and a dragon.
Aniana del Mar Jumps In, by Jasminne Mendez follows a 12-year-old Dominican American swimmer who is diagnosed with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.