Kids Fiction

These kids fiction books are new to our shelves in the last 30 days (most recent on top).

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List

Willow Run / Patricia Reilly Giff.
1944. Meggie Dillon's life has been turned upside down by World War II. Her older brother Eddie enlisted and was shipped off to fight in Europe. And people say that anywhere else Grandpa would be turned in because he's German, and people might think he's …
Opal's Greenwood oasis / Najah-Amatullah Hylton and Quraysh Ali Lansana ; illustrated by Skip Hill.
The year is 1921, and Opal Brown would like to show you around her beautiful neighborhood of Greenwood in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Filled with busy stores and happy families, Opal also wants you to know that "everyone looks like me."In both words and illustration…
Miranda in the maelstrom. Volume 1 / story by Riley Dashiel Biehl ; artists, Koi Carreon, Dailen Ogden, Jamie Jones, Drew Moss, and Tintin Pantoja ; colors by Borg Sinaban.
"A supernatural storm that crosses over between dimensions, displacing beings and objects from alternate realities. Interdimensional explorers Miranda Sherbet and her shark-dog Noodles use the Maelstrom to explore dimensions, fight evil, and help others. …
Attack of the snack / story by Julian Gough ; illustrations by Jim Field.
When Rabbit and Bear's swim is disturbed by a small owl, Bear is interested in learning more but Rabbit relates horror stories and wants to imprison the sleeping bird.
Playing the cards you're dealt / Varian Johnson.
"Ten-year-old Anthony Joplin has made it to double digits! Which means he’s finally big enough to play in the spades tournament every Joplin Man before him seems to have won. So while Ant’s friends are stressing about fifth grade homework and girls, he on…
The Christmas pig / J.K. Rowling ; illustrated by Jim Field.
"Jack loves his childhood toy, Dur Pig. DP has always been there for him, through good and bad. Until one Christmas Eve something terrible happens--DP is lost. But Christmas Eve is a night for miracles and lost causes, a night when all things can come to …
Tristan Strong keeps punching / Kwame Mbalia.
"After reuniting with Ayanna, who is now in his world, Tristan travels up the Mississippi in pursuit of his archenemy, King Cotton. Along the way they encounter new haints who are dead set on preventing their progress north to Tristan’s hometown of Chicag…
The cursed carnival and other calamities : new stories about mythic heroes / edited by Rick Riordan ; with stories by Carlos Hernandez, Roshani Chokshi, J.C. Cervantes, Yoon Ha Lee, Kwame Mbalia, Rebecca Roanhorse, Tehlor Kay Mejia, Sarwat Chadda, Graci Kim, Rick Riordan.
"A cave monster . . . an abandoned demon . . . a ghost who wants to erase history . . . a killer commandant . . . These are just some of the challenges confronting the young heroes in this highly entertaining anthology. All but one of the heroes previous…
The Beatryce prophecy / Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall.
"In a time of war, a mysterious child appears at the monastery of the Order of the Chronicles of Sorrowing. Gentle Brother Edik finds the girl, Beatryce, curled in a stall, wracked with fever, coated in dirt and blood, and holding fast to the ear of Answe…
A tale of sorcery... / Chris Colfer ; illustrated by Brandon Dorman.
"Brystal Evergreen is running out of time. It’s almost been a year since she made a deal with Death to find and destroy the Immortal in exchange for her life and she still hasn’t found a single clue about who or where the Immortal is. To make matters wors…
A secret shared / a novel by Patricia MacLachlan.
"Nora and Ben’s younger sister Birdy loves to keep secrets. She surprises her family more than once: She hides a kitten in her room. She writes a beautiful poem. One day Birdy watches her mother spit into a tube, ready to send it off to find out more abou…
Egg marks the spot / by Amy Timberlake ; with pictures by Jon Klassen.
"Buried in the heart of every animal is a secret treasure. For rock scientist Badger, it’s the Spider Eye Agate he found as a cub, stolen years ago by his crafty cousin, Fisher. For Badger’s roommate, Skunk, the treasure is Sundays with the New Yak Times …
The secret garden : a graphic novel / Mariah Marsden ; Hanna Luechtefeld.
"Ten-year-old Mary Lennox arrives at a secluded estate on the Yorkshire moors with a scowl and a chip on her shoulder. First, there’s Martha Sowerby: the too-cheery maid with bothersome questions who seems out of place in the dreary manor. Then there’s th…
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur. Bad buzz / Brandon Montclare, Amy Reeder, writers ; Natacha Bustos, Alitha Martinez, Roberto Poggi, Alitha E. Martinez, Ray-Anthony Height, artists ; Tamra Bonvillain, color artist ; VC's Travis Lanham, letterer.
"When the Silver Surfer arrives in Manhattan warning of an ancient cosmic menace on a collision course with Earth, Lunella Lafayette must step up and solve the impossible! But without Devil Dinosaur by her side, Lunella joins forces with some new friends …
Amira & Hamza : the war to save the worlds / Samira Ahmed.
"On the day of a rare super blue blood moon eclipse, twelve-year-old Amira and her little brother, Hamza, can’t stop their bickering while attending a special exhibit on medieval Islamic astronomy. While stargazer Amira is wowed by the amazing gadgets, a …
Sunny makes a splash / Jennifer L. Holm & Matthew Holm ; with color by Lark Pien.
"It's summer, and Sunny is BORED. Most of her friends are out of town. Her mom wants her to baby-sit way more than Sunny wants to baby-sit. There's nothing good on TV. The only place that's cool (in a not-boring sense) and cool (in a not-hot sense) is th…
Absolutely Nat / Maria Scrivan.
"Natalie has just arrived at summer camp and soon realizes it isn't anything like the brochure. Instead of spending the summer with her best friends, Zoe and Flo, Natalie is stuck with her ex-BFF, Lily, and someone even more annoying than the endless mosq…
The perfect planet / by Jon Scieszka ; illustrated by Steven Weinberg.
"The book follows a final mission, where AlphaWolf, LaserShark, SmartHawk, and StinkBug must find a planet fit for human life after we've finally made Earth unlivable. Time is up for our friends the AstroNuts. In fact, time is up for you, too. If they do…
The Vanderbeekers make a wish / by Karina Yan Glaser.
"It's summer on 141st Street, and the Vanderbeekers are looking forward to Papa's surprise fortieth birthday party. But then Papa must leave town to help his best friend and the Vanderbeeker children are surprised to find their maternal grandparents on t…
Scaredy-pug / by Kyla May.
"Bub the pug, Duchess the cat, and their human, Bella, are headed to the countryside to visit Bella's Nana. It's so much fun to build forts and play dress up in Nana's attic...until Bub and Duchess see a ghost up there! Now they have a duty to protect the…
The Halloween goblin / written by Tracey West ; illustrated by Xavier Bonet.
"A creepy goblin is scaring people all over town! Bogey Bill likes to magically change normal things into spooky things. Violet, Leon, and Sprite need to send him back tot eh Otherworld. But their task gets harder when a pixie named Buttercup casts an an…
The last super chef / Chris Negron.
"For as long as he can remember, Curtis Pith has been obsessed with becoming a chef like Lucas Taylor, host of Super Chef. And Curtis has a secret: Taylor is actually his long-absent father. So when Taylor announces a kids-only season of Super Chef, Curti…
Maya and the robot / by Eve L. Ewing ; illustrated by Christine Almeda.
"Maya’s nervous about fifth grade. She tries to keep calm by reminding herself she knows what to expect. But then she learns that this year won’t be anything like the last. For the first time since kindergarten, her best friends Jada and MJ are placed in …
Return to Roar / Jenny McLachlan ; illustrated by Ben Mantle.
As the heroes of Roar, a magical world they created together when they were little, Arthur and Rose Trout must save the world they love when an evil villain threatens to unleash their fears upon the land.
Henry Heckelbeck, dinosaur hunter / by Wanda Coven ; illustrated by Priscilla Burris.
On a class field trip, Henry hopes to dig up a dinosaur bone with his lucky shovel.
The copycat / by Melody Mews ; illustrated by Ellen Stubbings.
Princess Itty likes her new classmate Tessa Tiger, but becomes frustrated and confused as Tessa begins to copy everything Itty says and does.
The Dust Bowl / by Michelle Jabès Corpora.
"A young girl named Ginny and her family must leave their farm in Oklahoma and travel west to California. In order to survive, the family must sell their horse, and Ginny's best friend, Thimble. But Ginny will do anything in order to find a way for them t…
Deepest, darkest / written and illustrated by William Ritter.
Thirteen-year-old twins Tinn and Cole, accompanied by friends and family, journey beyond the heart of the Oddmire seeking their long-lost father.
Chibi Usagi : attack of the Heebie Chibis / story by Julie and Stan Sakai ; art by Julie and Stan Sakai ; colors by Emi Fujii ; letters by Julie Sakai.
"While fishing for freshwater eels, Chibi Usagi, Tomoe, and Gen rescue a Dogu, a clay creature from Japan's prehistory. The Dogu's village has been enslaved by the Salamander King and his Heebie-Chibi minions and are forced to work in their mines. Chibi U…
Carmen Sandiego : the need for speed caper : a graphic novel.
A full-color graphic novel based on the hit Netflix series finds Carmen Sandiego and her crew zooming off to Dubai, where they race to prevent VILE from stealing a high-speed supercar.
Turtle in paradise : the graphic novel / Jennifer L. Holm and Savanna Ganucheau ; colors by Lark Pien.
In 1935, when her mother gets a job housekeeping for a woman who does not like children, eleven-year-old Turtle is sent to stay with relatives she has never met in far away Key West, Florida.
The magical bookshop / Katja Frixe ; illustrated by Forentine Prechtel ; translated by Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp.
"What do you do when your best friend moves away? Clara takes comfort in her favourite place: Mrs Owl's bookshop. Surrounded by books that spring to life, a rhyming cat and mounds of cinnamon buns, Clara never feels alone. But someone is determined to clo…
Crack in the code! / by Nick Eliopulos ; illustrated by Alan Batson and Chris Hill.
"Someone–or something–has turned the Evoker King to stone. And now a new player, Theo, has joined the team on their quest to return their former enemy to normal. Theo’s has coding skills that could come in handy, but does he have what it takes to be part …
Justice League unlimited. Girl power.
"Eight action-packed adventures featuring the incredible women of the DC Universe! When a Justice League mission goes bad, can Supergirl and Mary Marvel step in to save the day? Meanwhile, Wonder Woman battles the Cheetah while Natasha Irons takes on a ro…
Generation misfits / Akemi Dawn Bowman.
"Millie is attending a real school for the first time, and she dreams of finally having friends and a little bit of freedom. She finds her chance when she joins an imitation band of her favorite J-Pop group, where she's thrilled to meet a group of misfits…
The secret explorers and the missing scientist / SJ King ; illustrator, Ellie O'Shea.
"Engineering expert Kiki and Connor the marine biologist are sent on a mission to the Arctic. There they discover a research vessel studying the effects of climate change that has become trapped in the sea ice. To make matters worse, one of the ship’s sc…
Josephine against the sea / Shakirah Bourne.
"Eleven-year-old Josephine knows that no one is good enough for her daddy. That's why she makes a habit of scaring his new girlfriends away. She's desperate to make it onto her school's cricket team because she'll get to play her favorite sport AND use th…
Race to Crashpoint Tower / Daniel José Older ; illustrations by Petur Antonsson.
"The Republic Fair is coming! Visitors from all over the galaxy are traveling to the planet Valo for a massive, awe-inspiring festival celebrating the Republic. While his fellow Valons prepare for the fair, Jedi Padawan Ram Jomaram is hiding out in his fa…
Crime in the crypt / by Ron Roy ; illustrated by John Steven Gurney.
"Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are headed to the Big Apple! They plan to spend time with Ruth Rose’s grandmother in Brooklyn. But their plans are foiled when a famous vase is stolen from the Greenwood Cemetery. And all evidence points to Ruth Rose’s grandmoth…
Secondhand dogs / Carolyn Crimi ; illustrated by Melissa Manwill.
"Miss Lottie’s home was for second chances. When she adopted Gus, Roo, Tank, and Moon Pie, Miss Lottie rescued each member of the pack—including herself, her helper, Quinn, and her reclusive cat, Ghost—and turned them into a family. But when a new dog, De…
Hollywood / by Samantha M. Clark.
"Juniper dreams of slaying dragons and rescuing villages on the back of her trusty horse, Able. She knows that Able has that star quality that will make him perfect for television. And the show she'd love to be on more than anything is Castle McAvoy. T…
A total waste of space-time / Jeffrey Brown.
"Jide, Petra, and their intergalactic friends are back on the Potato (their orbiting classroom) for another out-of-this-world adventure. Their latest space mission brings them to the home planets of their schoolmates, where pranks must be avenged, new ter…
Miles Morales. Ultimate end / writer, Brian Michael Bendis ; artist, David Marquez ; color artist, Justin Ponsor with Jason Keith (#6) ; letterer, VC's Cory Petit.
"Miles Morales, the Ultimate Universe's newest Spider-Man, must face with the worst nightmare of the Spider-Man legacy: Norman Osborn, the Green Goblin--the man who killed Peter Parker! Or did he...? Even as new villains start coming out of the woodwork, …
Harry versus the first 100 days of school / by Emily Jenkins ; pictures by Pete Oswald.
"In just one hundred days, Harry will learn how to overcome first-day jitters, what a 'family circle' is, why guinea pigs aren’t scary after all, what a silent 'e' is about, how to count to 100 in tons of different ways, and much more. He’ll make great fr…
Mystery on the Mayhem Express / Franklin W. Dixon.
"The Hardys and some of their friends hop aboard an old train that’s been restored and turned into a murder mystery experience. A cast of actors will perform an immersive theatrical production while passengers dine in style, assume roles in the game, and …
Verity Fairy and Snow White / written by Caroline Wakeman ; illustrations by Amy Zhing.
"Verity is tasked with protecting Snow White. First she must take on teh voice of the magic mirror. But can she remeber it's sometimes best to say nothing--and save Snow White from the Wicked Queen's clutches?" --back cover
Kitty quest / written & illustrated by Phil Corbett.
Guided by the last, incorporeal member of an ancient guild of protectors, aspiring adventurers Perigold and Woolfrik successfully subdue a rampaging monster and the bumbling wizard controlling it.
Animal Rescue Friends / Meika Hashimoto, Gina Loveless, ; illustrated by Genevieve Kote ; breakdowns by Axelle Lenoir.
"Welcome to Animal Rescue Friends, where any stray can find a friendly face—furry or otherwise. This first collection of middle-grade comics includes five tales of found family: A lonely girl living in the suburbs finds happiness with a stray pit bull; a …
Swing into action! / written by Shari Last ; illustrations by Dan Crisp and Jon Hall.
"Do you want to know what it really takes to be a web-slinging, wisecracking, fearless Super Hero? Why did Spider-Man become a Super Hero? What are his webs made of and why are they so strong? How is he able to stick to walls? Marvel Spider-Man: Swing in…
The promise witch / Celine Kiernan.
"The deposed old tyrant of a queen sent a cursed winter to bury Witches Borough in snow. Months later, the clouds have vanished, but an equally cursed drought has settled over the castle and its river, now bone-dry. Witches Borough is dying, and though Mu…
Not-so-happy camper / by Trish Granted ; illustrated by Manuela López.
Jeanie and Willow pinkie-promise not to make or grant any wishes when they go camping together, but when Willow meets Jeanie's camping friends, the genie-in-training wishes the bossy twins would just go away.
Sleepover at the haunted museum / Debbie Dadey ; illustrated by Tatevik Avakyan.
"It’s almost Shelly’s birthday! She can’t wait to have her friends over and eat her grandfather’s homemade pizza. But when Pearl gets involved in the party planning, the ideas get out of hand. Soon Shelly’s small sleepover turns into an overnight extravag…
The case of the burgled bundle / Michael Hutchinson.
"The National Assembly of Cree Peoples has gathered together in the Windy Lake First Nation, home to the Mighty Muskrats--cousins Chickadee, Atim, Otter, and Sam. But when the memory bundle, the center of a four-day long ceremony, is taken, the four myste…
Legend of the realm / Alexandra Ott.
"Now that Bryn and Ari are official Seekers, they are excited to help the rest of the council in keeping the Realm, and the magical creatures who live there, safe. During a routine check with their beloved magical dragon, Lijla, Bryn and Ari discover a ba…
The stars of Whistling Ridge / Cindy Baldwin.
"Ivy Mae Bloom is almost thirteen years old, her name is almost a complete sentence, and her family’s RV is almost a home. That’s one too many 'almosts' for Ivy. She desperately wants a place to put down roots, but it’s her mama’s job as a fallen star to …
Monster friends / Kaeti Vandorn.
"Two friends: one big, one little. One old, one young. One grumpy, one cheerful. Both: MONSTERS!...Reggie’s plan is to spend the whole summer brooding over his latest adventure gone wrong. But his friendly and curious neighbor, Emily, won’t let him sit al…