Three siblings work to stay together when their father goes to war in Nothing Else but Miracles, by Kate Albus.
Browsing: ages 9-12
A 12-year-old discovers friendship and emotional fulfillment through synchronized swimming in Barely Floating, by Lilliam Rivera.
Kids all over the country are gearing up to head back to school. These books will help your students — new and old — get ready a year of learning.
A 12-year-old girl living in a remote Colorado mining town learns there’s a delicate balance in nature and life in Tenmile, by Sandra Dallas.
Three siblings find themselves undocumented immigrants following a family trip to the United States in Parachute Kids, by Betty C. Tang.
Deborah Hopkinson explores the POW experience in Race Against Death: The Greatest Pow Rescue of World War II.
Former NASA astronaut Terry Virts answers kids’ biggest questions about space travel in The Astronaut’s Guide to Leaving the Planet.
Two kids on opposite ends of the world face the effects of climate change in Global: One Fragile World. An Epic Fight for Survival.
A girl and her skysteed find themselves key to the empire’s survival following a vicious monster attack in Skyriders, by Polly Holyoke.
The following middle grade books were published in and/or reviewed in 2022 and would make great gifts.