What to Read Now - Kids Middle Grade Books

New and notable middle grade books (for readers ages 8-12).
Last updated June 15, 2021.

His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass Illustrated Edition Cover Image
By Philip Pullman, Chris Wormell (Illustrator)
$37.99
ISBN: 9780593377710
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - June 22nd, 2021

The Islanders Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534427273
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Published: Aladdin - June 15th, 2021

Much Ado About Baseball Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781499811018
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Published: Yellow Jacket - June 15th, 2021

Rez Dogs Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593326213
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Published: Dial Books - June 8th, 2021

To Tell You the Truth Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534478596
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 8th, 2021

What Comes Next Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525648024
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Published: Delacorte Press - June 8th, 2021

Both Can Be True Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063053892
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Published: Quill Tree Books - June 8th, 2021

Hollow Chest Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062870742
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Published: Walden Pond Press - June 8th, 2021

The Most Perfect Thing in the Universe Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780823447572
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Published: Margaret Ferguson Books - June 1st, 2021

Force of Fire Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338636642
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 1st, 2021

Sisters of the Neversea Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062869975
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Published: Heartdrum - June 1st, 2021

Da Vinci's Cat Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063015258
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Published: Greenwillow Books - May 25th, 2021

Diana and the Underworld Odyssey Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593178379
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 25th, 2021

See book #1 in the Wonder Woman Adventures series.


Hazel Bly and the Deep Blue Sea Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316535458
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 25th, 2021

Ophie’s Ghosts Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062915894
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 18th, 2021

When the World Was Ours Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534499652
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Published: Aladdin - May 18th, 2021

That Thing about Bollywood Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534466739
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 18th, 2021

Stamped (For Kids): Racism, Antiracism, and You Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316167581
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 11th, 2021

Bear Bottom (FunJungle) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534479463
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 11th, 2021

Last Gate of the Emperor Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338665857
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 4th, 2021

We have signed copies!


Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250801067
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 4th, 2021

Kiki's Delivery Service Cover Image
By Eiko Kadono, Emily Balistrieri (Translated by)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781984896698
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Published: Yearling - June 8th, 2021

Isaiah Dunn Is My Hero Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593121399
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Published: Yearling Books - June 1st, 2021

Pages & Co.: The Map of Stories Cover Image
By Anna James, Paola Escobar (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781984837349
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Published: Philomel Books - June 1st, 2021

Leaving Lymon (The Finding Langston Trilogy #2) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780823449422
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Published: Holiday House - June 1st, 2021

Muse Squad: The Cassandra Curse Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062947703
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Published: Balzer + Bray - June 8th, 2021

Efrén Divided Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062881694
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Published: Quill Tree Books - June 8th, 2021

Wayside School Beneath the Cloud of Doom Cover Image
By Louis Sachar, Tim Heitz (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062965417
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Published: HarperCollins - June 1st, 2021

Now in paperback!


In the Red Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062894427
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Published: HarperCollins - May 18th, 2021

American as Paneer Pie Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781534439399
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 18th, 2021