What to Read Now - Kids Middle Grade Books (Paperback)

A selection of new and notable middle grade books (for readers ages 8-12) in paperback. Last updated September 22.

A Wish in the Dark Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536222975
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Published: Candlewick - September 7th, 2021

An utterly compelling tale of haves and have-nots set in a Thai-inspired fantasy world. An adventure yarn for sure but it's also full of sophisticated observations on leadership, power, resources and greed that couldn't be more timely.  My at-the-time 11-year-old loved it as well -- in fact, he's who told me I had to read it. And now I'm telling you. --Elese


Ghost Squad Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338280135
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 28th, 2021

Three Keys (A Front Desk Novel) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338591392
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 21st, 2021

Show Me a Sign (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338255829
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 21st, 2021

The Silver Arrow Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316539548
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 31st, 2021

The Shadow Crosser (A Storm Runner Novel, Book 3) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781368055499
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - September 7th, 2021

Dragonslayer (Wings of Fire: Legends) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781338214611
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 7th, 2021

Last Gamer Standing Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338741506
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - September 21st, 2021

The Other Half of Happy Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781797213910
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 14th, 2021

The Forgotten Girl Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338317251
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 7th, 2021

The Canyon's Edge Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316494670
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 14th, 2021

Turning Point Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062965677
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Published: Greenwillow Books - September 14th, 2021

The Last Mirror on the Left (A Legendary Alston Boys Adventure) Cover Image
By Lamar Giles, Dapo Adeola (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780358613329
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Published: Versify - September 21st, 2021

Scary Stories for Young Foxes Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250250445
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Published: Square Fish - August 31st, 2021

A Whale of the Wild Cover Image
By Rosanne Parry, Lindsay Moore (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062995933
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Published: Greenwillow Books - August 31st, 2021

Hollowpox: The Hunt for Morrigan Crow (Nevermoor #3) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780316508964
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 31st, 2021

Little Bird Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062996909
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Published: Greenwillow Books - September 14th, 2021