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Middle Grade Books

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The Great Peach Experiment: When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Peach Pie

by Erin Soderberg Downing


"Mix together a used food truck, a road trip that doesn’t exactly go as planned, and a lot of pie, and you have the recipe for this sweet middle grade series starter brimming with humor, heart, and a family you’ll fall in love with."

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Finding Junie Kim

by Ellen Oh


"Junie Kim just wants to fit in. So she keeps her head down and tries not to draw attention to herself. But when racist graffiti appears at her middle school, Junie must decide between staying silent or speaking out. Then Junie's history teacher assigns a project. And as racism becomes more pervasive at school, Junie taps into the strength of her ancestors and finds the courage to do what is right."

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Six Feet Below Zero

by Ena Jones


"Rosie and Baker need to keep up the illusion that their Great Grammy is alive before the Grim Hesper takes away the only home they have ever known."

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A Thousand Minutes to sunlight

by Jean White


"A sensitively-written middle grade novel about a girl struggling with anxiety, family secrets, and the meaning of friendship." ."

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Merci Suarez Can't Dance

by Meg Medina


"In Meg Medina's follow-up to her Newbery Medal-winning novel, Merci takes on seventh grade, with all its travails of friendship, family, love--and finding your rhythm."

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These Unlucky Stars

by Gillian McDunn


"According to eleven-year-old Annie, luck is never on her side causing her to be somewhat of a loner, but after some prodding by her social studies teacher Annie reluctantly tries her fortune at making friends."