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

Circle of heroes / Adam Jay Epstein, Andrew Jacobson ; art by Greg Call.
With Vastia under attack from Paksahara's zombie army, the familiars Aldwyn the cat, Skylar the blue jay, and Gilbert the tree frog must gather seven descendants from the most ancient and powerful animals in the queendom to bring Paksahara down.
Odder / Katherine Applegate ; with illustrations by Charles Santoso.
"Odder spends her days off the coast of central California, practicing her underwater acrobatics and spending time with a good friend. She's a fearless daredevil, curious to a fault. But when Odder comes face to face with a hungry great white shark, her…
Big Nate : release the hounds! / by Lincoln Peirce.
Nate Wright's life kind of stinks. His dad's habit of handing out healthy snacks ruins another Halloween. His frenemy Artur proves to be the world's worst football teammate. And how does Todd Dunfy have a girlfriend while Nate's still shockingly single? I…
The door of no return / Kwame Alexander.
"A novel in verse about an Asante boy who is captured and taken from his village during the nineteenth century"--Provided by publisher.
A tangle of spells / by Michelle Harrison.
"It should have been a fresh start for the Widdershins, finally free from the misty gloom of Crowstone and beginning a new life. But all is not as it seems in their postcard-pretty village. Their neighbors are acting strangely, and why do they flinch at t…
This appearing house / Ally Malinenko.
"For as long as anyone could remember there wasn’t a house at the dead end of Juniper Drive . . . until one day there was. When Jac first sees the House, she’s counting down to the five-year anniversary of her cancer diagnosis, when she hopefully will be …
Hades and the helm of darkness / created by Joan Holub & Suzanne Williams ; adapted by David Campiti ; illustrated by Dave Santana at Glass House Graphics.
"The Underworld usually isn’t anyone’s idea of a fun place—except for Hades. He loves the dark and even the stinky smell of sulfur! But there is one thing that Hades is not a fan of…dogs. And when Zeus and his fellow Olympians encounter Cerberus—a mean, s…
Super Turbo meets the cat-nappers / written by Edgar Powers ; illustrated by Salvatore Costanza at Glass House Graphics.
Super Turbo is excited to learn that he is going home with a student over the long holiday weekend, but his delight disappears when he encounters Meredith's two cats.
Attack of the black rectangles / Amy Sarig King.
"When Mac first opens his classroom copy of Jane Yolen's The Devil’s Arithmetic and finds some words blacked out, he thinks it must be a mistake. But then when he and his friends discover what the missing words are, he's outraged. Someone in his school is…
Finding Gossamyr. Volume 1 / written by David Rodriguez ; illustrated by Sarah Ellerton ; design & letters by Michael Devito & Jon Conkling ; edited by Angela Nelson.
When Denny solves a perplexing math problem he and his sister are transported to Gossamyr, a magical land where math is key and Denny wields extraordinary power.
Aphrodite the beauty / created by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams ; adapted by David Campiti ; illustrated by Eduardo Garcia at Glass House Graphics.
"Aphrodite, goddess girl of love, must deal with jealousy after giving Athena a makeover. It doesn't seem fair that the god boys pay more attention to her friend when Aphrodite is supposed to be destined for love! She also copes with a crush from an unlik…
The Book of Elsie / Joanne Levy.
In this high-interest accessible novel for middle-grade readers, Elsie comes up with a plan to save her local synagogue.
Guarding the invisible dragons / written by Tracey West ; illustrated by Matt Loveridge.
"A nest of baby Invisible Dragons has been discovered in Aragon and the babies' parents are nowhere to be found! The baby dragons need to eat the fruit from the magical Dragon Tree to keep their invisible powers. But the tree grows on the dangerous Dove I…
The pug who wanted to be a pumpkin / by Bella Swift.
"Peggy the pug’s family are getting ready for Halloween, but Peggy’s friend Chloe is too scared of monsters to look forward to trick-or-treating. Peggy can’t let her best friend miss out on all the Halloween fun. She’ll just have to conquer her own fears …
The midnight children / Dan Gemeinhart.
"In the dead of night, a truck arrives in Slaughterville, a small town curiously named after its windowless slaughterhouse. Seven mysterious kids with suitcases step out of the vehicle and into an abandoned home on a dead-end street, looking over their sh…
Jessi's secret language : a graphic novel / by Chan Chau ; with color by Braden Lamb and Sam Bennett.
"Jessi recently moved to Stoneybrook and is one of the newest members of The Baby-sitters Club. She's getting ready to start regularly sitting for the BSC's newest charge, Matt Braddock. Matt has been deaf since birth and uses sign language to communicate…
Spy school project X / Stuart Gibbs.
"Ben Ripley’s longtime nemesis, Murray Hill, has put a price on Ben’s head and accused him of being at the center of a conspiracy on the internet. Now Ben finds himself in his greatest danger yet, on the run from both assassins and conspiracy theorists. B…
I survived the Wellington Avalanche, 1910 / by Lauren Tarshis ; illustrated by Scott Dawson.
"The snow came down faster than train crews could clear the tracks, piling up in drifts 20 feet high. At the Wellington train depot in the Cascade Mountains, two trains sat stranded, blocked in by snow slides to the east and west. Some passengers braved t…
S'more magic / Sophie Escabasse.
Effie is sent off to the wilderness for summer camp without her friends, but she hopes to learn some cool new magic and meet new witch friends.
The tryout / written by Christina Soontornvat ; illustrated by Joanna Cacao.
As one of the only Asian Americans in her school, Christina confronts both well-meaning ignorance and cruel racism, but in middle school fitting in is important, which is why she and her best friend Megan are both excited and nervous to try out for the po…
Gravebooks / by J. A. White.
"Alex thought he was done with witches. But when Natacha, the witch who held him captive for scary stories, appears again one night, Alex realizes he’s trapped in a nightmare—literally. She’s found a way to enter his dreams with a new, terrifying familiar…
Bunnicula : the graphic novel / by James Howe and Andrew Donkin ; illustrated by Stephen Gilpin.
Though scoffed at by Harold the dog, Chester the cat tries to warn his human family that their foundling baby bunny must be a vampire. Presented in comic book format.
Marvel-verse. Ms. Marvel / writers: Willow Wilson, Saladin Ahmed, Robbie Thompson [and 3 others]
"These stories prove that Kamala Khan is one of her generation's greatest heroes! Get to know Kamala, her loving family and her fun-filled friends in this collection of action-packed adventures--starting with Loki, Norse god of mischief, crashing the scho…
Agent Stitch : a study in slime / written by Steve Behling ; illustrated by Arianna Rea.
"Stitch is good at sniffing out a lot of things...including trouble! After the events of Lilo and Stitch, paranormal mysteries start popping up across the globe. The United Galactic Federation reluctantly assigns the only alien they know up for the task: …
Homebound / John David Anderson.
"Leo Fender is no stranger to catastrophe, whether it’s the intergalactic war that took his mother’s life or the ongoing fight for his own. He’s seen his planet plundered, his ship attacked, his father kidnapped, and his brother go missing—and found himse…
Ride on / Faith Erin Hicks ; colors by Kelly Fitzpatrick.
"Victoria has always loved horses. But riding in competitions is high stakes, high stress, and shockingly expensive. And even though Victoria's best friend Taylor loves competing, Victoria has lost her taste for it. After a heartbreaking fight with Taylor…
The two wrong halves of Ruby Taylor / Amanda Panitch.
"Of her two granddaughters, Grandma Yvette clearly prefers Ruby Taylor's perfect--and perfectly Jewish--cousin, Sarah. They do everything together, including bake cookies and have secret sleep overs that Ruby isn't invited to. Twelve-year-old Ruby suspect…
Haven : a small cat's big adventure / Megan Wagner Lloyd.
"A warm, cozy lap. The toasty smell of baking bread. Tasty food served in a bright-blue bowl. These make Haven's life as an indoor pet heaven. All thanks to her beloved human and rescuer, Ma Millie. But when Ma Millie becomes too sick to care for her, the…
Booked / by Kwame Alexander ; illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile.
"Twelve-year-old Nick learns the power of words as he wrestles with problems at home, stands up to a bully, and tries to impress the girl of his dreams. Helping him along are his best friend and sometimes teammate Coby, and The Mac, a rapping librarian wh…
My little pony : generations / written by Casey Gilly ; art by Michela Cacciatore ; colors by Heather Breckel ; letters by Neil Uyetake.
"A long time ago, an evil witch named Hydia sought to destroy pony-kind. Now her granddaughters, Grackle and Dyre, are back to finish the job! With the School of Friendship overloaded with students, Starlight Glimmer and the Mane Six reach out for help. E…
Sunny the shark / by Remy Lai.
Sunny the shark is a fearsome predator. As the oceanic whitetip shark searches for her next meal, a chatty school of pilot fish trails behind, cleaning her in exchange for food crumbs. But when Sunny mistakes a plastic ring for prey and it gets caught aro…
Good thing you're not an octopus! / story by Julie Markes ; pictures by Maggie Smith.
"If you were an octopus, you′d have eight legs to put into pants! Follow one little boy through his day as he playfully considers how mealtime, bath time, nap time, and many other activities would be different if he were a bird, a tiger, or any number of …
Hani & Huda / written and illustrated by Ahmad Philips.
"Hani and Huda are trying their best to be good Muslims, but they make loads of mistakes along the way. Sometimes they fail tests, use mom’s makeup, get in fights with their friends, and more. Thankfully, they have loving parents and helpful friends who h…
Pinky Bloom and the case of the silent shofar / Judy Press ; illustrated by Erica-Jane Waters.
"Pinky Bloom is already Brooklyn’s greatest kid detective, and now she’s adding 'pet sitter' to her list of titles. On top of taking care of her friend Lucy’s guinea pig and dealing with her annoying little brother, Ari, she wants to help her dad, who’s s…
Haylee and Comet. Over the moon / Deborah Marcero.
"Haylee and Comet are best friends. And as with all great best-friendships, the universe brought them together in the right place at the right time. But long before Haylee wished upon a star and Comet fell from the sky, there was another best friend, Jojo…
Pokémon journeys. 3 / story and art by Machito Gomi ; script by Shoji Yonemura, Michihiro Tsuchiya, Akemi Omode & Atsuhiro Tomioka ; translation, Misa 'Japanese Ammo' ; English adaptation, Molly Tanzer ; touch-up & lettering, Joanna Estep.
"Ash and Goh encounter Legendary Pokémon, including Suicune and Eternatus, as they continue their investigation into the Dynamax phenomenon happening in the Galar region. But their biggest challenge involves one of the most powerful Legendary Pokémon ever…
Surely surely Marisol Rainey / Erin Entrada Kelly.
"Marisol Rainey’s two least-favorite things are radishes and gym class. She avoids radishes with very little trouble, but gym is another story—especially when Coach Decker announces that they will be learning to play kickball. There are so many things th…
Who was a daring pioneer of the skies? Amelia Earhart / by Melanie Gillman ;  illustrated by A.C. Esguerra.
"Explore the story of Amelia Earhart, as she embarks on her second and final journey around the globe. A story of determination, heart, and courage...[and] the daring grit of the aviation pioneer ." --publisher's website.
Tristan Strong punches a hole in the sky : the graphic novel / adapted by Robert Venditti ; illustrated by Olivia Stephens ; coloring by Laura Langston ; lettering by Ariana Maher.
"Seventh grader Tristan Strong feels anything but strong ever since he failed to save his best friend when they were in a bus accident together. All he has left of Eddie is the journal his friend wrote stories in. Tristan is dreading the month he’s going …
Pokemon. Gotta catch a what?! : 2 graphic adventures / adapted by Simcha Whitehill.
"Join Ash, Pikachu, and their friends and Pokémon pals on their latest adventure in the Galar region!" --publisher's website.
Flipping forward twisting backward / Alma Fullerton ; illustrated by Sarah Mensinga.
"Claire is by far the best gymnast on her team, and she’s well on her way to qualifying for the state championships. The gym is where Claire shines. But at school, she’s known as a troublemaker. She seems to spend more time in the office than in class—whi…
Pizza my heart / Mika Song.
"Norma and Belly want pizza. Hot, cheesy, tasty pizza. Too bad no one will deliver. Now they must get creative to nab a slice! Even if it means taking on a wild beast. With the help of their friends, old and new, these squirrels are up to the task." --pub…
12 to 22 : POV you wake up in the future! / Jen Calonita.
"Turning 12 1/2 shouldn’t be the most exciting birthday in the world. It’s a half birthday after all. But Harper is thrilled because she is getting the biggest gift of all: her parent’s approval to finally get social media accounts. Except when she goes …
Bumble & Snug and the angry pirates / Mark Bradley
"Bumble and Snug are two best friends who just so happen to be little monsters called Bugbops. One day, after getting lost on their way to a picnic, they find themselves on an abandoned island in the middle of the sea where they discover a treasure chest.…
Pokémon sword & shield. 4 / story by Hidenori Kusaka ; art by Satoshi Yamamoto ; translation, Tetsuichiro Miyaki ; English adaptation, Molly Tanzer ; touch-up & lettering, Annaliese
"Casey and Henry's journey through the Galar region continues! Casey is finally reunited with another of her missing Pokémon! Will she be able to find all of them? And can Henry win the challenge against Allister?!" --back cover
The runaway rabbit / Paula Harrison ; illustrated by Olivia Chin Mueller.
"'A royal palace is no place for pets, Beatrice!' says her father, King George. But when Princess Bea realizes a small bunny has run away from home, she won’t let royal rules stop her from helping an animal in need. While getting ready for her very first…
Mystery on the Rodent Express / by Geronimo Stilton ; script by Dario Sicchio ; art by Alessandro Muscillo.
"Geronimo Stilton is granted a special interview with the great Sourishi, who lives in isolation and rarely gives interviews. To reach him, Geronimo and company must take the Rodent-Express, a steam engine that zigs and zags across perilous terrain and st…
Yo-kai watch. 19 / story and art by Noriyuki Konishi ; translation: Tetsuichiro Miyaki ; English adaptation: Aubrey Sitterson ; lettering: John Hunt.
"The Demon Island arc resolves with a bang as Nate Adams and his mysterious new friend Chimpanyan travel to perilous Demon Island, where they plan to rescue the legendary Momoyan!" --back cover
Chickenhare. 1, The house of Klaus / by Chris Grine.
"What's a chickenhare, you ask? A cross between a chicken and a rabbit, of course. When Chickenhare and his bearded turtle friend Abe find themselves captured and sold to the evil taxidermist Klaus, they have to find a way to escape before Klaus (Rhymes w…
Push! dig! scoop! : a construction counting rhyme / Rhonda Gowler Greene ; illustrated by Daniel Kirk.
"Push 'oosh' goes a big mama bulldozer and her one little dozer. Dig 'schlup' goes a tough papa excavator and his two little excavators. Count along with every scooping, mashing, and spinning family of trucks in the construction site-all the way from the …