A foster child is thrown into a magical world at war in Erika Lewis’ Kelcie Murphy and the Academy for the Unbreakable Arts.
Browsing: ages 9-12
In time for Black History Month, these books are great ways to learn about the Black community’s past, present and hopes for the future.
A 10-year-old makes a deal with God in exchange for the safe return of her dad from Iraq in Birdie’s Bargain, by Katherine Paterson.
A plucky young orphan takes center stage in Noel Straetfeild’s middle grade novel Thursday’s Child.
A young Jane Austen sets out to uncover a diamond thief in the mystery Jane Austen Investigates: The Burglar’s Ball, by Julia Golding.
A girl who struggles with reading must repeat the fifth grade in Kate McGovern’s debut middle-grade novel, Welcome Back, Maple Mehta-Cohen.
A young British spy finds herself in the heart of the Nazi government in Kathryn Lasky’s new upper middle-grade novel, Faceless.
Jennifer A. Nielsen returns to the kingdom of Carthya in the fifth and final book in her Ascendance series, The Shattered Castle.
A ragtag group of kids join forces to pull off the heist of the century in Kevin Sands’ new middle-grade novel, Children of the Fox.
A girl uses makeup as a refuge while navigating friendships and her parents’ divorce in Barbara Dee’s Violets Are Blue.