What to Read Now - Kids Middle Grade Books

New and notable middle grade books (for readers ages 8-12). Last updated April 9, 2021.

The Last Kids on Earth: Thrilling Tales from the Tree House Cover Image
By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator), Jay Cooper (Illustrator), Anoosha Syed (Illustrator), Lorena Alvarez (Illustrator), Christopher Mitten (Illustrator), Xavier Bonet (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9780593350065
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 6th, 2021

Aru Shah and the City of Gold: A Pandava Novel Book 4 (Pandava Series #4) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368013864
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - April 6th, 2021

Merci Suárez Can't Dance Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763690502
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Published: Candlewick - April 6th, 2021

War and Millie McGonigle Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984850102
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - April 6th, 2021

Warriors: The Broken Code #5: The Place of No Stars Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062823762
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Published: HarperCollins - April 6th, 2021

Billy Miller Makes a Wish Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063042797
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Published: Greenwillow Books - April 6th, 2021

Fearless (Fearless Series #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534468955
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Published: Aladdin - April 6th, 2021

The Outdoor Scientist: The Wonder of Observing the Natural World Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593115558
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Published: Philomel Books - April 6th, 2021

Buster Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338541885
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 6th, 2021

The Anti-Book Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525552413
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Published: Dial Books - April 6th, 2021

The Sinister Substitute (Marvel Avengers Assembly Book 2) Cover Image
By Preeti Chhibber, James Lancett (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9781338587197
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 6th, 2021

Horse Girl Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593095485
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Published: Penguin Workshop - March 30th, 2021

Leonard (My Life as a Cat) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536207705
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Published: Walker Books US - April 13th, 2021

The House That Wasn't There Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062937063
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Published: Walden Pond Press - March 30th, 2021

All You Knead Is Love Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374314231
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - March 30th, 2021

The Stolen Prince of Cloudburst Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646140763
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Published: Levine Querido - March 23rd, 2021

Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419756979
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Published: Amulet Books - March 16th, 2021

The One Thing You'd Save Cover Image
By Linda Sue Park, Robert Sae-Heng (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781328515131
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Published: Clarion Books - March 16th, 2021

Soul Lanterns Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593174340
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Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - March 16th, 2021

The Losers at the Center of the Galaxy Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780759555426
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 16th, 2021

Epic Athletes: Zion Williamson Cover Image
By Dan Wetzel, David SanAngelo (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250762337
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 16th, 2021

Scaredy Cat Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780316494434
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Published: Jimmy Patterson - March 15th, 2021

Starfish Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984814500
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - March 9th, 2021

Amina's Song (Amina's Voice) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534459885
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Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - March 9th, 2021

Check out book #1 Amina's Voice.


Becoming: Adapted for Young Readers Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593303740
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Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - March 2nd, 2021

Simon B. Rhymin' Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316538978
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 2nd, 2021

The Dangerous Gift (Wings of Fire, Book 14) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338214543
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 2nd, 2021

Bridge of Souls (City of Ghosts #3) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338574876
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 2nd, 2021

Dawn Raid Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646140411
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Published: Levine Querido - March 2nd, 2021

Charlie Thorne and the Lost City Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534443815
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 2nd, 2021

Catch up with book #1 Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation


Minecraft: The Mountain: An Official Minecraft Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593159156
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Published: Del Rey - March 2nd, 2021

The Girl Who Stole an Elephant Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781682632857
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Published: Peachtree Publishing Company - March 1st, 2021

The Sea-Ringed World: Sacred Stories of the Americas Cover Image
By Maria Garcia Esperon, Amanda Mijangos (Illustrator), David Bowles (Translated by)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781646140152
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Published: Levine Querido - February 23rd, 2021

Latinitas: Celebrating 40 Big Dreamers Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250234629
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - February 23rd, 2021

Kingston and the Magician's Lost and Found Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525516866
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - February 16th, 2021

Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories for Kids Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062869944
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Published: Heartdrum - February 9th, 2021

Other Words for Home Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062747815
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Published: Balzer + Bray - April 6th, 2021

The Tyrant's Tomb (The Trials of Apollo, Book Four) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781484780664
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - April 6th, 2021

Squad Goals Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316427142
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 6th, 2021

Girl Warriors: How 25 Young Activists Are Saving the Earth Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781641603713
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Published: Chicago Review Press - April 6th, 2021

Greta's Story: The Schoolgirl Who Went on Strike to Save the Planet Cover Image
By Valentina Camerini, Moreno Giovannoni (Translated by), Veronica Carratello (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781534468788
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Published: Aladdin - April 6th, 2021

Pranklab: Practical Science Pranks You and Your Victim Can Learn from Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781728223742
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Published: Sourcebooks Explore - April 6th, 2021

Black Brother, Black Brother Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316493796
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 30th, 2021

How to Make Friends with the Sea Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250763273
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Published: Square Fish - March 30th, 2021

I, Cosmo Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536219081
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Published: Walker Books US - March 30th, 2021

A Field Guide to Getting Lost Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781534438507
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - March 16th, 2021

Stand Up, Yumi Chung! Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780525554998
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Published: Puffin Books - March 16th, 2021

Beverly, Right Here Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536211542
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Published: Candlewick - March 16th, 2021

Epic Athletes: Simone Biles Cover Image
By Dan Wetzel, Marcelo Baez (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250763501
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Published: Square Fish - March 16th, 2021

The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536219104
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Published: Walker Books US - April 13th, 2021

Tyrannosaurus Wrecks (FunJungle) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781534443761
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 2nd, 2021

Pages & Co.: The Lost Fairy Tales Cover Image
By Anna James, Paola Escobar (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781984837318
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Published: Puffin Books - March 2nd, 2021