Finding Harmony

In this middle-grade novel, Harmony moves back home with her mom after being in a foster home, but her mom hasn't dealt with her addiction issues and Harmony feels like she's the only one keeping her and her mom together.

Izzy Wong’s Nose for News

In this quirky middle-grade novel, Izzy Wong finds the perfect subject for her podcast—investigating the school bathroom flooding that caused damage to classrooms. But the deeper she gets into her reporting, the more she blurs the line between truth and gossip...and right and wrong.

Pages of Doom

Illustrated By: Andrew P. Barr

In this second installment in the Book of Screams series, we revisit the ongoing story of Tanya, who is trying to vanquish a sentient ink that steals people's dreams, and delve into other horrors in short-story form, such as a ray of sunshine that kills, a rabbit carcass that haunts a young boy, and a teddy bear that possesses its owner.

Picture a Girl

In this middle-grade novel, Addie has to draw on all her resilience to look after herself and her little brother, Billy, when their mother, who struggles with depression and alcoholism, leaves unexpectedly.

Bird Brain

Even though Arden always wanted a pet, taking care of her uncle's parrot, Ludwig, was NOT what she had in mind. But as Arden gets to know Ludwig, she realizes he is not only incredibly smart but loyal—and the best pet she could have asked for.

Call Me Al

In this middle-grade novel, eighth-grade student Ali Khan finds that writing poetry—first about his crush, then about what it means to be an immigrant and the anti-Muslim racism around him—helps him discover who he truly is.

Book of Screams

Illustrated By: Steven P. Hughes

A delightfully creepy collection of tales about everything from a Jekyll/Hyde homeroom teacher to a boiler-room ghoul to a kid's wobbly "baby eye," woven between excerpts from a central story about a girl whose favorite horror author is stealing children's nightmares for his books.

Mission to Mars

In this novel for middle readers, after tragedy strikes, fourteen-year-old Houston and two other teen astronauts must complete a mission to Mars on their own.

Boldly Go

In this novel for middle readers, fourteen-year-old Houston is on his way to the International Space Station as part of a NASA study.

Weird Rules to Follow

In this novel for middle readers told in vignettes, Mia and her best friend, Lara, have very different experiences growing up in a northern fishing community in the 1980s.

Guardians of Porthaven

In this science-fiction novel for middle readers, just as fifteen-year-old Malcolm prepares to take on the traditional role of Guardian of his city, he learns some shocking truths about his family.

Otter Lagoon

Illustrated By: Mike Deas

In this graphic novel for early middle readers, a fearsome sea serpent comes back to haunt an island in the Pacific Northwest after a 100-year reprieve.