Well, That Was Awkward is a humorous middle-grade Cyrano De Bergerac retelling set in NYC. Perfect for all lovers of humor books and middle school drama.
From the critically acclaimed author of Amina’s Voice comes a new story inspired by Louisa May Alcott’s beloved classic, Little Women, featuring four sisters from a modern American Muslim family living in Georgia.
30 hopeful middle-grade books about mental illness accurately depicting the struggles of mental health issues -- from anxiety (OCD, PTSD), hoarding, schizophrenia, and major depression.
Paula Chase's Dough Boys is an emotion-charged middle-grade novel about two boys navigating their changing friendship while caught up with a local drug ring.
It's the summer of 1979, 14-year-old Beverly Tapinski leaves home and arrives at the Seahorse Court RV community in Florida. She's grieving the death of her (and the Three Rancheros' dog, Buddy) and has left her friend Raymie without even saying goodbye.
Not If I Can Help It is a shining example of the way books can foster empathy. This middle-grade novel about a girl with sensory processing disorder is captivating and very realistic.
The Line Tender is an achingly beautiful middle-grade novel (more suited to adults). This book portrays death and grieving realistically, spotlights awe-inspiring marine life, and features an unforgettable female protagonist.
The Friendship Lie is a heartrending story about what happens when a friendship goes sour. This middle-grade novel spotlights healthy friendships and coping with parental separation.
SYNOPSIS John David Anderson, the acclaimed author of Sidekicked, returns with Ms. Bixby's Last Day, a story of three kids, a very special teacher, and one day that none of them will ever forget. Summary: Ms. Bixby's Last Day In this story, a young teacher is diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. However, her illness isn't the [...]
Out of Place by Jennifer Blecher is a delicately woven slice-of-life novel about bullying, friendship, and wanting more out of life.