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August 2017

11 Before 12 By Lisa Greenwald

Summary:
Best friends Kaylan and Arianna kick-start middle school with a list of 11 things they want to do to transform themselves, from makeovers and making guy friends to sharing candid conversations with their moms and helping humanity, before their shared 12th birthday party.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
September 2018

80 Days or Die - Max Tilt By Peter Lerangis

Summary:
A next entry in the trilogy inspired by Jules Verne's classic finds Max Tilt investigating his famous ancestor's mythological recovery in the hope of finding a cure for his mother's progressing illness.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
October 2018

9 from the Nine Worlds By Rick Riordan

Summary:
The Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard trilogy may have concluded, but we haven't heard the last of our favorite peeps from the Nine Worlds. Join Hearthstone, Blitzen, Samirah, Alex, Jack, T.J., Mallory, Halfborn, and more on a hilarious and unforgettable journey through Rick Riordan's unique take on Norse mythology.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
November 2016

A Blind Guide to Normal By Beth Vrabel

Summary:
Richie “Ryder” Raymond has a gift. He can find the punchline in any situation, even in his limited vision and prosthetic eye. Heading to mainstream, or “normal,” school for eighth grade is going to be awesome. Ryder is sure he’ll fit in just as quick at Papuaville Middle School, but his best friend, Alice warns him fitting in might not be as easy as he thinks

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
September 2017

Against The Odds By Amy Ignatow

Summary:
As their powers evolve in possibly dangerous ways, the Odds learn of a nefarious experiment in which they are unwitting test subjects and, even more incredible, become friends.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
September 2017

Alan Cole Is Not A Coward By Eric Bell

Summary:
Hoping to keep his older brother silent about his secret crush on another boy at their school, Alan agrees to a ruthless sibling competition involving difficult tasks--from standing up to their demanding father to getting a first kiss.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
October 2018

All the Things that Could Go Wrong By Stewart Foster

Summary:
Dan and his friends, Sophie and the Georges, are bullies who target obsessive-compulsive Alex, but when Dan is in trouble, Alex is the one who conquers his fears to show up.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
January 2018

All Three Stooges By Erica S. Perl

Summary:
While preparing for their bar mitzvahs, comedy-obsessed Noah and Dash find their friendship threatened by a personal tragedy.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
August 2017

Almost Paradise By Corabel Shofner

Summary:
When twelve-year-old Ruby's mother goes to jail, Ruby finds her Aunt Eleanor, an ornery nun with some dark secrets, who Ruby hopes will help free her mother.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
August 2018

Amal Unbound By Aisha Saeed

Summary:
In Pakistan, Amal holds onto her dream of being a teacher even after becoming an indentured servant to pay off her family's debt to the wealthy and corrupt Khan family.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
April 2017

Amina's Voice By Hena Khan

Summary:
A Pakistani-American Muslim girl struggles to stay true to her family's vibrant culture while simultaneously blending in at school after tragedy strikes her community.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
May 2017

Apartment 1986 By Lisa Papademetriou

Summary:
Skipping a day at her elite New York City prep school when things get a bit too intense, Callie befriends a boy who is doing research throughout the city's museums while they try to reveal why her grandmother wants to travel back to 1986.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
March 2017

Armstrong and Charlie By Steven B. Frank

Summary:
During the pilot year of a Los Angeles school system integration program, two sixth grade boys, one black, one white, become best friends as they learn to cope with everything from first crushes and playground politics to the loss of loved ones and racial prejudice in the 1970s.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
March 2018

Arts and Theft By Allison K. Hymas

Summary:
Middle school retrieval specialist Jeremy Wilderson again must work with his archrival, Becca Mills, when someone sabotages the Summer Art Show where Chase's work is being exhbited.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction, Sports
May 2018

Aru Shah and the End of Time By Roshani Chokski

Summary:
Twelve-year-old Aru stretches the truth to fit in at her private school, but when she is dared to prove an ancient lamp is cursed, she inadvertently frees an ancient demon.

Genre: 5/6
October 2016

Be Light Like a Bird By Monika Schroder

Summary:
When her father is killed in an accident, twelve-year-old Wren is grief stricken, but what upsets her even more is that her mother seems to be filled with anger, rather than sadness--as they move from place to place Wren is forced to cope with her mother's strange behavior, her own grief, and all the problems that come with being the new girl in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, where they finally end up.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
November 2017

Better Off Undead By James Preller

Summary:
Returning from the dead after a mishap that ended his mortal life, a young zombie outcast notices that the world around him is changing in disturbing ways, from bees going missing to the outbreaks of super-flus, and teams up with new friends to investigate these and other environmental mysteries.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
August 2017

Beyond the Bright Sea By Lauren Wolk

Summary:
Set adrift on the ocean in a small skiff as a newborn, 12-year-old Crow embarks on a quest to find the missing pieces of her history.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
March 2018

Black Panther: The Young Prince By Ronald L. Smith

Summary:
Life is comfortable for twelve-year-old T'Challa in his home of Wakanda, an isolated, technologically advanced African nation. When he's not off testing out the latest tech, he's off breaking rules with his best friend, M'Baku. But as conflict brews, T'Challa's father decides to send T'Challa and M'Baku to school in America.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
April 2017

Blooming At The Texas Sunrise Motel By Kimberly Willis Holt

Summary:
After the sudden death of her parents, Stevie, thirteen, is sent to live at a rundown motel, where she charms everyone except her estranged grandfather.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction