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

Bella's story : a dog's way home tale / W. Bruce Cameron ; illustrations by Richard Cowdry.
"Even though Bella has to hide from the neighbors and learn boring games like No Barks and Go Home, she loves her boy Lucas. Then one day Bella is picked up by animal control and Lucas is forced to send her to a foster home far away. Bella waits and waits…
Letter to Pluto / by Lou Treleaven ; [illustrations by Lou Treleaven, cover illustrations by Katie Abey].
"Jon's teacher has started an interplanetary penpal program. Much to Jon's annoyance, his penpal, Straxi, is from Pluto, the most boring, smelliest and far away place possible. And if that wasn't bad enough, she's a girl!"--Back cover.
Garfield. Garzilla / Jim Davis, written by Scott Nickel ; illustrated by Antonio Alfaro ; colored by Lisa Moore ; lettered by Jim Campbell.
"A secret science experiment goes awry, unleashing giant pets--iguanas, ferrets, hamsters and birds--upon an unsuspecting city. Can a super-sized Garfield save the day? Also, after viewing a late-night scary-movie marathon, Garfield suspects Jon (who has…
Big Nate : the gerbil ate my homework / by Lincoln Peirce.
A collection of "Big Nate" comics finds Nate Wright directing a superhero movie starring the amazing Mega-Chad and inventing a new nickname for his friend Francis.
Max Einstein saves the future / James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein ; illustrated by Beverly Johnson.
"Under constant danger of being kidnapped by the shadowy Corporation, Max is on the run from New York to London and beyond. But soon the call comes for the Change Maker kids' next mission: make sure no kid ever goes hungry again! If anyone can tackle a pr…
Wishes, dares, & how to stand up to a bully / by Darlene Beck Jacobson.
"This poignant novel in verse crystallizes a boy's worries about his father, MIA in Vietnam. His family, new best friend, and a bully unexpectedly all help Jack find the courage to do the right thing, not the easy thing." --back cover
The lost lands / Jessica Khoury.
"Sirin, Allie, and Joss have joined forces with the legendary silver dragon Lysander, the only creature capable of opening portals between the two worlds. But the powerful Lennix clan is following the children's every move and will stop at nothing to capt…
Bo and the dragon-pup / Rebecca Elliott.
Rainbow Tinseltail (called Bo) has never actually seen a dragon, but when things start going missing from Sparklegrove School for Unicorns all clues seem to point to a dragon pup called Scorch--but when Scorch does not return to the dragon caves, Bo and h…
Archie 1000 page comics joy.
This volume collects 1000 pages of iconic Archie comic stories, featuring the same mix of wild humor, awkward charm and genuine relatability that has kept Archie and the gang popular with kids and families for over 75+ years.
Gamayun tales. I : an anthology of modern Russian folk tales / Alexander Utkin ; [translation by Lada Morozova].
"Alexander Utkin's Gamayun Tales are fresh and modern adaptations of familiar Russian folktales, teamed with bold and beautiful illustrations. Jam-packed with stories of magical quests and talking animals, golden chests that turn into palaces and encounte…
All my friends are ghosts / written by S.M. Vidaurri ; illustrated by Hannah Krieger ; colored by Hannah Krieger with S.M. Vidaurri ; lettered by Mike Fiorentino.
"Effie feels like a ghost. Misunderstood by her classmates and teachers, it's like she just doesn't belong. One day, feeling frustrated and lost, Effie wanders into the woods and discovers something spectacular a school for ghosts! While she learns all ab…
Worse than weird / Jody J. Little.
"Hoping to ditch two months of chicken coops, kale, and her parents’ antiscreen rules, Mac MacLeod sets out to win a citywide food cart scavenger hunt and the money she needs for the summer coding camp of her dreams. But Mac discovers more than just clue…
The one and only Bob / Katherine Applegate ; illustrations by Patricia Castelao.
In a sequel to "The One and Only Ivan," former stray Bob, helped by friends Ivan and Ruby, searches for his lost sister on a journey that is dangerously complicated by an approaching hurricane.
At last, Jedi / Jarrett J. Krosoczka & Amy Ignatow.
"My name is Christina Sterspeeder, and I am a Jedi. Or, I'm really close to being one. I hope. The weird thing is that my brother and I and pretty much all our classmates just got called to a meeting on Coruscant. So weird to be back at my old school.…
The list of things that will not change / Rebecca Stead.
Despite her parents' divorce, her father's coming out as gay, and his plans to marry his boyfriend, ten-year-old Bea is reassured by her parents' unconditional love, excited about getting a stepsister, and haunted by something she did last summer at her f…
Ghost squad / Claribel A. Ortega.
When just before Halloween, Lucely Luna and her friend Syd accidentally awaken evil spirits, who proceed to wreak havoc throughout St. Augustine, they are forced to enlist the help of Babette, Syd's witch grandmother, and her overweight cat, Chunk, to def…
Project animal rescue / by Alyssa Milano, with Debbie Rigaud ; illustrated by Eric S. Keyes.
"After learning that the local animal shelter might close, Hope decides to do whatever it takes to stop that from happening. Eastern Shore Animal Shelter is where Hope found her two furry best friends. It has to stay open so the other animals can finter…
Nat enough / Maria Scrivan.
"Natalie has never felt that she's enough—athletic enough, stylish enough, or talented enough. And on the first day of middle school, Natalie discovers that things are worse than she thought—now she's not even cool enough for her best friend, Lily! As Nat…
The missing dwarf / story by Anna Staniszewski ; art by Macky Pamintuan.
"Snow White's needs help! A dwarf named Ralph is missing! Snow White is sure that he has been kidnapped by the Evil Queen. Kara and Zed will have to travel to the queens castle to find out what really happened to Snow White's friend. Can they find Ral…
Wink : surviving middle school with one eye open / a novel by Rob Harrell.
"Ross Maloy just wants to be a normal seventh grader. He doesn’t want to lose his hair, or wear a weird hat, or deal with the disappearing friends who don’t know what to say to 'the cancer kid.' But with his recent diagnosis of a rare eye cancer, blending…
Amelia Fang and the memory thief / Laura Ellen Anderson.
"Amelia and her friends are taking part in a competition to visit Pumpkin Paradise Park--the most fangtastic theme park eve! All they have to do is sell as many cookies as possible. But the creatures of Nocturnia have started acting stranger than usual.…
Abby in Oz / Sarah Mlynowski.
"I'm with my best friends Robin and Frankie (and my sometimes friend, Penny) when a TORNADO scoops us up and whisks us away. As soon as we land, I can tell we're not in Smithville anymore--we've been transported into The Wonderful Wizard of Oz! We're exc…
The triumphant tale of Pippa North / Temre Beltz ; [illustrations by Melissa Manwill].
After Pippa North reluctantly agrees to attend Peabody's Academy for the Triumphant to learn to be a magician, she asks fellow student Oliver Dash for help in getting home, but when Oliver concocts a scheme that backfires, it is up to Pippa to become a he…
Fins / Randy Wayne White.
Marine biologist Doc Ford enlists the help of three kids--Luke, Maribel, and Sabina--to tag sharks for his research and help take down poachers targeting Florida's biannual migration of blacktip sharks.
My little pony : legends of magic / written by Jeremy Whitley ; art by Brenda Hickey and Tony Fleecs ; colors by Heather Breckel ; letters by Neil Uyetake.
Collects tales about the origins of friendships and magic in Equestria and how the legendary ponies each overcame their weaknesses to defeat an evil enemy.
Trolls world tour : the junior novelization / adapted by David Lewman.
When Poppy and Branch discover there are other Troll worlds beyond their own, they must embark on an epic quest to create harmony among the diverse Trolls to unite them against certain doom.
My life as a potato / by Arianne Costner ; illustrated by James Lancett.
"When Ben Hardy is forced to become the school's mascot, Steve the Spud, he wants to keep the embarrassing gig a secret at all costs"--Provided by publisher.
Never fear, Meena's here! / by Karla Manternach ; illustrated by Mina Price.
When third-grader Meena starts to believe she has super powers and is protected from epileptic seizures, she jeopardizes her relationship with her friends and younger sister.
Dinosaur explorers. 6, Escaping the Jurassic / Redcode & Albbie, writers ; Air Team, art ; Balicat & Mvctar Avrelivs, translation.
When Rain, Stone, Sean, and Emily are finally ready to explore the Jurassic era, they need help from Doctor Da Vinci, Diana, and Starz to escape the largest dinosaurs ever.
Tyrannosaurus wrecks / Stuart Gibbs.
"Teddy was all set for a campout at his friend Sage’s family ranch—but then Sage gets terrible news: The skull of a rare dinosaur that was being excavated on his property has mysteriously vanished overnight in the middle of a rainstorm, even though it wei…
Warren the 13th and the thirteen-year curse / written by Tania del Rio ; illustrated & designed by Will Staehle.
"In this final story of Warren’s thrilling adventures, the young manager is adjusting to the demands of running a floating hotel and is planning his thirteenth birthday party. But then disaster strikes! The Warren Hotel is shipwrecked on a strange island,…
Emily Windsnap and the tides of time / Liz Kessler ; illustrations by Erin Farley.
"When Emily makes a wish on a magic stone, she gets a glimpse of what the future holds — and it’s a disaster! She tries to make things right, but each trip through time takes Emily to a future where things turn out badly for either the humans of Brightpor…
The blackbird girls / by Anne Blankman.
Relocating to Leningrad in the wake of the Chernobyl disaster, neighbors Valentina and Oksana, who have been taught to hate each other because of religious differences, uncover painful family secrets while learning what it means to trust another person.
The Berenstain Bears' nature rescue / by Stan, Jan, and Mike Berenstain.
"Save the birds! Save the trees! That’s what the cubs are saying around Bear Country. If Squire Grizzly gets his way and cuts down the trees in Birder’s Woods, the yellow popinjays will have nowhere to rest. They could disappear forever. It’s up to the cu…
The Berenstain Bears' nature rescue / by Stan, Jan, and Mike Berenstain.
"Save the birds! Save the trees! That’s what the cubs are saying around Bear Country. If Squire Grizzly gets his way and cuts down the trees in Birder’s Woods, the yellow popinjays will have nowhere to rest. They could disappear forever. It’s up to the cu…
Bloom / Kenneth Oppel.
"The invasion begins–but not as you’d expect. It begins with rain. Rain that carries seeds. Seeds that sprout–overnight, everywhere. These new plants take over crop fields, twine up houses, and burrow below streets. They bloom–and release toxic pollens. T…
Care bears : unlock the magic / written by Matthew Erman & Nadia Shammas.
"Follow the adventures of best friends Good Luck Bear, Funshine Bear, Cheer Bear, Grumpy Bear, and Share Bear as they embark from their life in Care-A-Lot on a new adventure through the Silver Lining! Spinning out of the new Boomerang cartoon! Welcome to …
I am Jax, protector of the ranch / Catherine Stier ; illustrated by Francesca Rosa.
"Spend a day in the life of a livestock guardian dog! Jax the Great Pyrenees has a big job. After the Texas sun goes down, it’s up to him and two other LGDs to protect their ranch from predators. But when the lead dog gets hurt, Jax and a young pup are th…
The mystery of the forgotten family / created by Gertrude Chandler Warner ; illustrated by Anthony VanArsdale.
"The Boxcar Children are used to finding missing things. But this time they aren't looking for a lost or stolen object--they're looking for lost memories! After a bad accident, a local shop owner is having a hard time remembering his past. The children…
Swish / Elena Delle Donne.
"Elle has been having a lot of fun on the volleyball team, a mentality she has decided to take with her to basketball once she rejoins the team. But even though Elle has decided she wants to return. Will her teammates and coach welcome her back with open…
The virtual vandal / Victor Appleton.
"Every year, Swift Academy students go to a nearby summer camp to field-test their inventions. Tom and his friends have been working hard on all their projects, but they’re most thrilled about Noah’s new virtual reality simulation. They can’t wait for it …
Skade and the enchanted snow / Joan Holub & Suzanne Williams.
Skade, the goddess of skiing, is one of the best athletes and a top student at Asgard Academy, but recently feels as though she is in a slump.
Who was Richard Nixon? / by Megan Stine ; illustrated by Manuel Gutierrez.
"On August 8, 1974, millions sat stunned as they watched Richard Nixon on TV when he announced he was stepping down as the President of the United States. He'd participated in a scandal that included secret tape recordings, a burglary, and a cover-up, and…
Winterborne Home for vengeance and valor / Ally Carter.
After years in foster care, April gets to live in a mansion where she and four other children are caught up in a mystery related to a missing heir, a lost legacy, and the Phantom.
Prairie lotus / Linda Sue Park.
In Dakota Territory in the 1880s, half-Chinese Hanna and her white father face racism and resistance to change as they try to make a home for themselves. Includes author's note.
Future of the time dragon / by Tracey West ; illustrated by Daniel Griffo.
The dark wizard Maldred has trapped dragon master Eko as well as wizards who have opposed him, all of them frozen in time and space inside a wall in his hideout; so Drake and Worm set out to seek the help of the Time Dragon--but when a imp named Beezel in…