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January 2018

The Someday Birds By Sally J. Pla

Summary:
Charlie, twelve, who has autism and obsessive compulsive disorder, must endure a cross-country trip with his siblings and a strange babysitter to visit their father, who will undergo brain surgery.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
September 2018

The Storm Runner By J.C. Cervantes

Summary:
To prevent the Mayan gods from battling each other and destroying the world, thirteen-year-old Zane must unravel an ancient prophecy, stop an evil god, and discover how the physical disability that makes him reliant on a cane also connects him to his father and his ancestry.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction

Summary:
Leaving the safety of the demigod training ground, a disgraced Apollo embarks on a quest across North America to find a dangerous ancient-world Oracle while navigating the challenges of the evil Triumvirate.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
February 2018

The Truth as told by Mason Buttle By Leslie Connor

Summary:
Mason Buttle is the biggest, sweatiest kid in his grade, and everyone knows he can barely read or write. Mason’s learning disabilities are compounded by grief since his best friend, Benny, turned up dead. When Mason's new friend Calvin goes missing, he finds himself in trouble again!

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
April 2017

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl. Squirrel Meets World By Shannon Hale & Dean Hale

Summary:
After Doreen, uses her extraordinary powers to stop a group of troublemakers she becomes a full-fledged superhero called Squirrel Girl.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
May 2018

The Unflushables By Ron Bates

Summary:
Thirteen-year-old Sully Stringfellow, his arch-nemesis Izzy Cisco, friend Moleman, and a league of long-forgotten plumber heroes team up to save Nitro City from mutant creatures in the sewers.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
June 2018

The Unforgettable Guinevere St. Clair By Amy Makechnie

Summary:
As ten-year-old Gwyn searches for a missing neighbor in her new town in Iowa, she learns much about her mother, who grew up there but has suffered from memory loss since Gwyn was four.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
February 2018

The Wheel of Life and Death By Julian Sedgwick

Summary:
Convinced by a close call with an assassin in Barcelona that his circus-performer parents died under suspicious circumstances, Danny accompanies the troupe to Berlin, where his efforts to unravel clues identify the workings of a traitor within the Mysterium. Third in the series.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
October 2017

Things That Surprise You By Jennifer Maschari

Summary:
Emily Murphy is about to enter middle school. She's sort of excited…though not nearly as much as her best friend Hazel, who is ready for everything to be new.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
August 2018

Totally Middle School By Betsy Groban, Editor

Summary:
With eleven short stories told in text messages, emails, formal letters, stories in verse, and even a mini graphic novel, Totally Middle School tackles a range of important subjects, from peer pressure, family issues, and cultural barriers to the unexpected saving grace of music, art, friendship, and reading.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
February 2017

Train I Ride By Paul Mosier

Summary:
Rydr is on a train heading east, leaving California, where her gramma can’t take care of her anymore, and traveling to Chicago, to live with an unknown relative. She brings with her a backpack, memories both happy and sad, and a box, containing something very important.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
May 2017

Under Locker and Key By Allison K. Hymas

Summary:
Eleven-year-old Jeremy Wilderson teams up with his rival crime fighter to stop the stealing spree that's wreaking havoc on Scottsville Middle School.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction

Summary:
P.T. and his friend Gloria attempt to convince the producers of an exciting new movie that the Wonderland motel would be a perfect filming location.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
October 2016

Welcome to Wonderland: Home Sweet Motel By Chris Grabenstein

Summary:
P.T. and his friend Gloria must solve a mystery at the world's wackiest motel: The Wonderland.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
November 2018

What Not to Do if You Turn Invisible By Ross Welford

Summary:
Twelve-year-old Ethel Leatherhead only meant to cure her acne, not turn herself invisible. But that's exactly what happens when she combines herbs bought on the Internet with time spent in a secondhand tanning bed. At first it's terrifying to be invisible . . . and then it's fun . . . but when the effect doesn't wear off one day, Ethel is thrown into a heart-stopping adventure.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
July 2018

Where the Watermelons Grow By Cindy Baldwin

Summary:
Twelve-year-old Della Kelly of Maryville, North Carolina, tries to come to terms with her mother's mental illness while her father struggles to save the farm from a record-breaking drought.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
April 2017

Who Let the Gods Out? By Maz Evans

Summary:
Twelve-year-old Elliot Hooper has many problems: his mother has been behaving strangely, they are in danger of loosing their farm to a mean-spirited developer, and he is failing at school, so when he finds a girl in the cowshed, and she announces that she is Virgo, an immortal constellation, it just seems part of the normal chaos--but soon he is swept up in the Gods' hunt for prisoner 42, Thanatos, Daemon of Death, whom Elliot has set free from his prison below Stonehenge.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
July 2018

Why Ca't I be You By Melissa Walker

Summary:
Claire Ladd knows that this summer is going to be special. She and her two best friends, Ronan and Brianna, are turning twelve. She is leaving camp behind and gets to do what she wants all day. She feels everything starting to change, but things don’t always change for the better.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
August 2018

Wild Blues By Beth Kephart

Summary:
The threat of two escaped convicts and a missing friend lead Lizzie on a harrowing journey through the wilds of the Adirondacks in this stunning novel from National Book Award finalist Beth Kephart.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
May 2017

Willows vs. Wolverines By Alison Cherry

Summary:
When twelve-year-old Izzy invents a master-prankster brother, her popularity soars at Camp Foxtail until her neglected best friend, Mackenzie, snaps and reveals her secret.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction