Middle Grade Fantasy

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Wildoak By C. C. Harrington Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338803860
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 20th, 2022

When the fates of a snow leopard, a child, and an ancient forest collide, the unimaginable can happen.


Gender Swapped Fairy Tales By Karrie Fransman, Jonathan Plackett Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780571360185
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Published: Faber & Faber - October 19th, 2021

Cameron Battle and the Hidden Kingdoms By Jamar J. Perry Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781547611317
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - November 29th, 2022

Inspired by West African and Igbo history and mythology, this adventurous middle-grade fantasy debut perfect for fans of Aru Shah and Tristan Strong celebrates the triumphs and challenges of a boy finding his truth path to greatness.

As the true Descendant, I command to open
The door to Chidani; it shall be broken


The Search for Sasquatch (A Wild Thing Book) By Laura Krantz Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419758188
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 11th, 2022

Inspired by her popular Wild Thing podcast, journalist Laura Krantz incorporates the scientific method and her journalistic skills to determine if Bigfoot is real

When journalist Laura Krantz discovered that her long-lost cousin, Grover Krantz, a distinguished anthropologist and professor at Washington State University, had devoted much of his career to the search for Bigfoot, she


Skandar and the Unicorn Thief By A.F. Steadman Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665912730
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2022

Soar into a breathtaking world of heroes and unicorns as you’ve never seen them before in this fantastical middle grade debut perfect for fans of the Percy Jackson and Eragon series!

Skandar Smith has always yearned to leave the Mainland and escape to the secretive Island, where wild unicorns roam free.


The Runaway Princess: (A Graphic Novel) By Johan Troïanowski Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780593118405
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Published: Random House Graphic - January 21st, 2020

This princess can't resist the lure of adventure, but her parents aren't quite on board in this fantastical graphic novel perfect for fans of Princess in Black and Phoebe and Her Unicorn!

Robin? Robin? Robin?! Where are you?

She couldn't have gone far. . . .

Princesses don't run away to have their own adventures. Right?


Beasts and Beauty: Dangerous Tales By Soman Chainani, Julia Iredale (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Soman Chainani, Julia Iredale (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062652638
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Published: HarperCollins - September 21st, 2021

You think you know these stories, don’t you?

You are wrong.

You don’t know them at all.


Willodeen By Katherine Applegate, Charles Santoso (Illustrator) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250147400
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 7th, 2021

From #1 New York Times bestseller Katherine Applegate, a singular middle-grade novel about a girl who risks everything to help a handmade creature who comes to life.

The earth is old and we are not, and that is all you must remember . . .


When You Trap a Tiger: (Newbery Medal Winner) By Tae Keller Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524715700
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 28th, 2020

WINNER OF THE NEWBERY MEDAL • WINNER OF THE ASIAN/PACIFIC AMERICAN AWARD FOR CHILDREN'S LITERATURE • #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Would you make a deal with a magical tiger? This uplifting story brings Korean folklore to life as a girl goes on a quest to unlock the power of stories and save her grandmother.


Witches of Brooklyn: (A Graphic Novel) By Sophie Escabasse Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780593119273
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Published: Random House Graphic - September 1st, 2020

There's a new witch in town! Life in Brooklyn takes a strange turn when Effie discovers MAGIC runs in the family.

A middle-grade graphic novel adventure filled with magical hjinks for fans of Phoebe and Her Unicorn and Making Friends.

Could there really be witches in Brooklyn?!


Amari and the Night Brothers (Supernatural Investigations #1) By B. B. Alston Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780062975171
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 4th, 2022

New York Times bestseller!

Artemis Fowl meets Men in Black in this exhilarating debut middle grade fantasy, the first in a series filled with #blackgirlmagic. Perfect for fans of Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky, the Percy Jackson series, and Nevermoor.


Amber and Clay By Laura Amy Schlitz, Julia Iredale (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Laura Amy Schlitz, Julia Iredale (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781536228144
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Published: Candlewick - September 6th, 2022

The Newbery Medal–winning author of Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! gives readers a virtuoso performance in verse in this profoundly original epic pitched just right for fans of poetry, history, mythology, and fantasy.


Rick Riordan Presents: Aru Shah and the City of Gold: A Pandava Novel Book 4 (Pandava Series #4) By Roshani Chokshi Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781368023580
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - April 5th, 2022

Atlantis: The Accidental Invasion (Atlantis Book #1) By Gregory Mone Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781419738548
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - March 22nd, 2022

Perfect for fans of Percy Jackson and Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Atlantis: The Accidental Invasion is now in paperback!
Kaya, raised in the undersea, high-tech world of Atlantis, has always been fascinated by the legends about life above the water.


The Big Dreams of Small Creatures By Gail Lerner Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593407851
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - October 4th, 2022

From Black-ish writer and director Gail Lerner comes a whimsical and heartwarming tale where two unlikely allies band together to protect and defend the insect world from the worst enemy of all…humans.

“What an enchanting and wondrous book for young readers.” —Jamie Lee Curtis, actress and bestselling children’s book author


The Blue Witch: The Witches of Orkney, Book One By Alane Adams Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781943006779
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Published: Sparkpress - October 23rd, 2018

2020 IPPY Awards Bronze Winner in Cover Design, Fiction 2019 American Fiction Awards: Best Cover Design: Children's Books--Finalist 2019 American Fiction Awards: Juvenile Fiction--Winner 2019 Readers' Favorite Awards Gold Medal Winner in Children's Mythology/Fairy Tale 2019 Moonbeam: Gold Medal Winner in Pre-Teen Fiction/Fantasy


The Extradimensional Reappearance of Mars Patel By Sheela Chari Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536209587
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Published: Walker Books US - October 25th, 2022

Mars and his friends have escaped the Martian colony and returned to Earth, to find that all the adults have vanished! A thrilling sci-fi adventure based on Season 3 of the Peabody Award–winning podcast.


The Flames of Hope (Wings of Fire #15) By Tui T. Sutherland Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338214574
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 5th, 2022

The #1 New York Times bestselling series is hotter than ever, and this thrilling conclusion to the Lost Continent Prophecy arc is a must-read!

With talons united . . .

Luna has always wanted to change the world -- to fix it, to free it -- even if she’s never actually known how.


Houdini and Me By Dan Gutman Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780823452569
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Published: Holiday House - October 18th, 2022

Harry has always admired the famous escape artist Houdini. And when Houdini asks for help in coming back to life, it seems like an amazing chance...or could it be Houdini's greatest trick of all?


The House of Arden By E. Nesbit Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781681376998
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Published: NYRB Kids - October 25th, 2022

Now in paperback, an enchanting tale of time travel and treasure hunting by one of England's finest storytellers.


The Interplanetary Expedition of Mars Patel By Sheela Chari Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536228205
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Published: Walker Books US - September 6th, 2022

Mars is on Mars! But as techie colonists and scrappy rebels clash, can Mars and his friends survive long enough to discover the planet’s dark secrets? Based on Season 2 of the Peabody Award–winning podcast.


Julius Zebra: Rumble with the Romans! By Gary Northfield, Gary Northfield (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gary Northfield, Gary Northfield (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763698461
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Published: Candlewick - January 2nd, 2018

“Readers will applaud the Monty Python-esque exploits of this hoofed hero.” — Kirkus Reviews


Keeper of the Lost Cities By Shannon Messenger Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781442445949
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Published: Aladdin - August 6th, 2013

A New York Times bestselling series
A USA TODAY bestselling series
A California Young Reader Medal–winning series

In this riveting series opener, a telepathic girl must figure out why she is the key to her brand-new world before the wrong person finds the answer first.

Twelve-year-old Sophie has never quite fit into her life.


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The Last Mapmaker By Christina Soontornvat Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536204957
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Published: Candlewick - April 12th, 2022

A Newbery Honor Book
A Walter Dean Myers Honor Book 

From Christina Soontornvat, the visionary and versatile author of three Newbery Honor Books, comes a high-seas adventure set in a Thai-inspired fantasy world.


The Lost Scroll of the Physician By Alisha Sevigny Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781459744295
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Published: Dundurn Press - February 18th, 2020

2021-22 Finalist for Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award, MYRCA Sundogs and, Red Cedar Book Awards

Sesha must race to find a priceless scroll before time runs out.


Malamander (The Legends of Eerie-on-Sea #1) By Thomas Taylor, Tom Booth (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Thomas Taylor, Tom Booth (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536215151
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Published: Walker Books US - April 14th, 2020

“Fans of Lemony Snicket or Pseudonymous Bosch will find their next adventure here.” —Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books (starred review)
 


Rick Riordan Presents: Tristan Strong Keeps Punching-A Tristan Strong Novel, Book 3 By Kwame Mbalia Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781368055055
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - October 4th, 2022

Scritch Scratch By Lindsay Currie Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781728232423
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Published: Sourcebooks Young Readers - August 3rd, 2021

"This is a teeth-chattering, eyes bulging, shuddering-and-shaking, chills-at-the-back-of-your-neck ghost story. I loved it!"R.L. Stine, author of the Goosebumps series


Shad Hadid and the Alchemists of Alexandria By George Jreije Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063094819
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Published: HarperCollins - October 4th, 2022

You are invited to the Alexandria Academy . . .


The Sorceress: Witches of Orkney, Book 5 By Alane Adams Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781684631575
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Published: Sparkpress - October 11th, 2022

As Abigail embarks on her third year at the Tarkana Academy, the coven is under a dark cloud: their coven leader, Madame Hestera, has fallen under a deadly curse and Anarae, a powerful High Witch, has taken over the coven. Worse, Abigail fears that Abignus, the malignant presence that once took possession of her, has moved on to Calla.


Where the Mountain Meets the Moon (Newbery Honor Book) By Grace Lin Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780316038638
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 12th, 2011

A Time Magazine 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time selection!​
A Reader’s Digest Best Children’s Book of All Time​!

This stunning fantasy inspired by Chinese folklore is a companion novel to Starry River of the Sky and the New York Times bestselling and National Book Award finalist When the Sea Turned to Silver


The Beatryce Prophecy By Kate DiCamillo, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate DiCamillo, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781536213614
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Published: Candlewick - September 28th, 2021

A #1 New York Times bestseller

From two-time Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo and two-time Caldecott Medalist Sophie Blackall comes a fantastical meditation on fate, love, and the power of words to spell the world.


We shall all, in the end, be led to where we belong. We shall all, in the end, find our way home.


The Big Dreams of Small Creatures By Gail Lerner Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593407851
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - October 4th, 2022

From Black-ish writer and director Gail Lerner comes a whimsical and heartwarming tale where two unlikely allies band together to protect and defend the insect world from the worst enemy of all…humans.

“What an enchanting and wondrous book for young readers.” —Jamie Lee Curtis, actress and bestselling children’s book author