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Rick Riordan

PERCY JACKSON AND THE CHALICE OF THE GODS

September 2023, Disney-Hyperion, 256 pp

The original heroes from The Lightning Thief are reunited for their biggest challenge yet: getting Percy to college when the gods are standing in his way. After saving the world multiple times, Percy...

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Jeanne DuPrau

PROJECT F

October 2023, Random House Children's Books, TBD pp

WHAT IS PROJECT F? It’s life-changing! It’s an adventure! It’s freedom! It’s dangerous. From the author of The City of Ember comes a tension-filled post-apocalyptic novel like nothing you’ve read befo...

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William Alexander

Goblin Secrets

January 2012, Margaret K. McElderry Books/Simon & Schuster, 256 pp

In the National Book Award–winning Goblin Secrets, a boy joins a theatrical troupe of goblins to find his missing brother. Rownie, the youngest in Graba’s witchy household of stray children, escapes ...

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William Alexander

Ghoulish Song

April 2014, Margaret K. McElderry/Simon & Schuster, 192 pp

Set alongside the National Book Award-winning Goblin Secrets, Ghoulish Song weaves a story of music and mystery through the charmed, cursed world of Zombay. The last day of Kaile’s life does not star...

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William Alexander

Ambassador

September 2015, Margaret K. McElderry Books/Simon & Schuster, 256 pp

Gabe Fuentes is in for the ride of his life when he becomes Earth’s ambassador to the galaxy in this alien sci-fi adventure from the National Book Award–winning author of Goblin Secrets. Gabe Fuentes...

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William Alexander

Nomad

September 2016, Margaret K. McElderry Books/Simon & Schuster, 288 pp

When we last left Earth’s ambassador, Gabe Fuentes, he was stranded on the moon. Things don’t get better after he gets rescued by another young diplomat. The Outlast—a ruthless and spacefaring civiliz...

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Amparo Ortiz

LAST SUNRISE IN ETERNA

March 2023, Page Street Publishing, 368 pp

Seventeen-year-old goth Sevim Burgos would love to spend all day watching music videos, but to help support the family she has to scavenge and sell elf corpses to a sketchy university professor. On o...

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Shakirah Bourne

NIGHTMARE ISLAND

May 2023, Scholastic, 304 pp

Serenity Noah has never told anyone about her recurring nightmare, where a silver butterfly leads her to a shadowy, silent monster. Her parents already favor her little brother, Peace, and as the "dif...

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K. O’Neill

THE MOTH KEEPER

March 2023, Random House Graphic, 272 pp

Being a Moth Keeper is a huge responsibility and a great honor, but what happens when the new Moth Keeper decides to take a break from the moon and see the sun for the first time? A middle-grade fanta...

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Jennifer Thermes

THE INDESTRUCTIBLE TOM CREAN

January 2023, Viking/Penguin Random House, 55 pp

At the turn of the 20th century, Antarctica is the last unexplored continent. The ice is unforgiving. It can break the human spirit. It takes many men willing to face hardship, danger, and years away ...

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Rick Riordan

THE SUN AND THE STAR

May 2023, Disney-Hyperion, 480 pp

The best-selling author behind Percy Jackson and the Olympians will soon be returning to Percy Jackson's world, this time in a book focused on Nico di Angelo, the son of Hades who first appeared way b...

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Andy Chou Musser

A Home Under the Stars

October 2021, Sasquatch, 40 pp

Magical and heartfelt, A Home Under the Stars explores the difficulties and anxieties that accompany moving, as well as the journey to find a sense of belonging in a new place and to call it home. Mo...

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Gonzalo Alvarez

PIYOMAN: WARRIOR OF THE SUN

Fall 2023, HarperCollins, TBD pp

Stumbling into an Aztec underworld fueled by sacrifice, a timid boy named Emmanuel struggles to fulfill someone else's destiny, discover dormant gods, and vanquish six terrifying Latin American Legen...

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Mimi Yu

Empress of Flames

August 2021, Gollancz/Hachette UK, 496 pp

As the late-Emperor's first-born, Princess Lu knows the throne rightfully belongs to her. She also can't forget her promise to shapeshifter Nok, the boy she loves, to win justice for his now powerless...

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Betty G. Birney

OG THE FROG SERIES

WILDLIFE ACCORDING TO OG THE FROG

Book 3 – May 2020, Putnam/Penguin, 144 pp

In the third book in the spinoff of the Humphrey series, Og and Humphrey head to summer camp to see what’s hopping in the wilderness! Og didn’t know where he would end up when school was over, but it...

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Betty G. Birney

HUMPHREY SERIES

SPRING ACCORDING TO HUMPHREY

Book 12 – January 2016, Putnam/Penguin, 160 pp

Join Humphrey, the classroom hamster, as he navigates the wilds of school with the students of Room 26. Each book is a funny and unique look at life from the perspective of an adorable and caring cla...

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Jennifer Thermes

CHARLES DARWIN’S AROUND THE WORLD ADVENTURE

October 2016, Abrams, 40 pp

This picture book biography of Charles Darwin’s adventures on the Beagle features spectacular maps illustrating the route and tells the story of Darwin’s travels and his discoveries in each location....

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Hilary Wagner

NIGHTSHADE CHRONICLES

LORDS OF TRILLIUM

Book 3 – March 2014, Holiday House, 250 pp

Deep beneath a modern metropolis lies the Catacombs, a kingdom of remarkable rats of superior intellect. Following the Bloody Coup, the once peaceful democracy has become a dictatorship, ruled by deca...

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Ellen Oh

THE DRAGON KING CHRONICLES

KING

Book 3 – December 2014, HarperCollins/HarperTeen, 288 pp

This thrilling and romantic conclusion to the Prophecy series brings Kira her final quest. Kira, once an outcast in her home village of Hansong, is now the only one with the power to save her kingdom....

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Ellen Oh

SPIRIT HUNTERS

SPIRIT HUNTERS: SOMETHING WICKED

July 2022, HarperCollins, 240 pp

Harper is dealing with a lot of new changes in her house. Her cousin Leo is now living with them, her sister Kelly has started a new job at a local makeup store, and Harper’s abilities have grown incr...

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Ellen Oh

THE DRAGON EGG PRINCESS

March 2020, HarperCollins, 256 pp

A must-have middle grade novel perfect for fans of the Wing & Claw series by Linda Sue Park. In a kingdom filled with magic, Jiho Park and his family are an anomaly—magic doesn’t affect them. Jiho co...

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Dana Alison Levy

ABOVE ALL ELSE

April 2020, Charlesbridge, TBD pp

Into Thin Air meets The Sun is Also a Star in this tale of two teens who trained their whole lives to summit Mount Everest. High school seniors and best friends Rose and Tate have always climbed toget...

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Mimi Yu

THE GIRL KING

January 2019, Bloomsbury Children’s, 432 pp

With three revolving points-of-view, this diverse, epic, richly-imagined Asian fantasy is set against a world of ancient magic and political intrigue. Assertive Lu has always expected to be named her...

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Kristin Kladstrup

THE BOOK OF STORY BEGINNINGS

March 2006, Candlewick, 368 pp

This wonderfully transporting fantasy - featuring a ship full of orphaned pirate children, a pair of warring royals, and plenty of magic potions - is sure to thrill all those who dare turn its pages....

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Cynthia Leonor Garza

LUCÍA THE LUCHADORA

April 2017, POW!, 32 pp

Girls can be superheroes, too. When the boys on the playground tell Lucía that girls can’t be superheroes – despite her high-flying leaps – she comes up with a plan to disguise herself as a masked luc...

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David Kreizman

THE UNEXPLAINABLE DISAPPEARANCE OF MARS PATEL

October 2020, Candlewick, 304 pp

When his friends begin disappearing, eleven-year-old Mars Patel uncovers a mystery that will take him to the stars…and beyond.The first novel in a series written by Sheela Chari based on the award-win...

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Sophie Blackall

FINDING WINNIE

October 2015, Little, Brown/Hachette, 56 pp

The remarkable true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh. In 1914, Harry Colebourn, a veterinarian on his way to tend horses in World War I, followed his heart and rescued a baby bear. He na...

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Jeanne DuPrau

CITY OF EMBER SERIES

THE CITY OF EMBER

May 2003, Random House, 288 pp

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Jeanne DuPrau

THE CITY OF EMBER: THE GRAPHIC NOVEL

September 2012, Random House, 144 pp

Experience Jeanne DuPrau’s vision anew as artist Niklas Asker faithfully brings to life the glare of lamps, the dinginess of the streets, and the brilliance of the first sunrise....

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Paige Britt

THE LOST TRACK OF TIME

March 2015, Scholastic, 320 pp

Penelope longs to be a writer, but her mother won’t allow it—scribbling in your notebook all day is a complete waste of time! One morning, a strange hole opens up in her otherwise busy schedule, and s...

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Isaiah Campbell

THE STRUGGLES OF JOHNNY CANNON

October 2014, Simon & Schuster, 336 pp

The sequel to TROUBLES finds Johnny embroiled in a Mafia blood feud as he searches for his happy ending....

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Isaiah Campbell

THE TROUBLES OF JOHNNY CANNON

October 2015, Simon & Schuster, 296 pp

In 1961 Alabama, a Superman obsessed 12-year-old, Johnny Cannon, has to dodge the CIA, outwit the Klan, and escape from Cuba to prove his Pa didn’t sabotage the Bay of Pigs invasion. THE TROUBLES OF J...