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Guts Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Funny, sensitive account of dealing with bathroom anxiety.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2019)
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Just Jaime: Emmie & Friends, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fast-paced, emotional tale of middle school friend drama.
By Terri Libenson
(2019)
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My Life Series Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Boy navigates friends, family, tech in fast-paced series.
By Janet Tashjian
(2011)
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Sanity & Tallulah Book Poster Image
age 9+
Lively graphic novel offers smart-girl adventures in space.
By Molly Brooks
(2018)
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The Problim Children Book Poster Image
age 9+
Misfit siblings feud with neighbor in fun but chaotic romp.
By Natalie Lloyd
(2018)
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Timeless: Diego and the Rangers of the Vastlantic Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fab art and cool new world as time periods collide.
By Armand Baltazar
(2017)
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All's Faire in Middle School Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fun graphic novel about Ren Faire girl has great messages.
By Victoria Jamieson
(2017)
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The Misadventures of Max Crumbly 1: Locker Hero Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fun middle school adventure perfect for reluctant readers.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2016)
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The Nameless City Book Poster Image
age 9+
Teens fight to save city in action-packed graphic novel.
By Faith Erin Hicks
(2016)
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Knights of the Lunch Table Series Book Poster Image
age 9+
Boy uses brains, heart, and friends to stand up to bullies.
By Frank Cammuso
(2008)
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Urban Outlaws Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun, tech-savvy start to orphaned spy kids series.
By Peter Jay Black
(2014)
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The Stormglass Protocol Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fun spy thriller puts kids in charge of saving the world.
By Tim Pratt, Andy Deemer
(2013)
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Wanderville Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Exciting adventure shows cruelty of early 1900s child labor.
By Wendy McClure
(2014)
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Lion: The Five Ancestors Out of the Ashes, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting saga of magic, martial arts, bike racing continues.
By Jeff Stone
(2013)
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Nick and Tesla's High-Voltage Danger Lab: A Mystery with Electromagnets, Burglar Alarms, and Other Gadgets You Can Build Yourself: Nick and Tesla, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kids fight crime with science in edutaining mystery.
By Science Bob Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2013)
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Lucy at Sea: The Voyage of Lucy P. Simmons: Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Brave Lucy sails to Australia in even more exciting sequel.
By Barbara Mariconda
(2013)
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Sidekicked Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Smart coming-of-age tale costumed as superhero adventure.
By John David Anderson
(2013)
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Saltwater Taffy Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Adventure tale sinks under weight of laudable goals.
By Eric DelaBarre
(2011)
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Stranded Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Shipwrecked tweens unite in adventure by Survivor host.
By Jeff Probst, Chris Tebbetts
(2013)
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Warriors Series Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Cat clans mirror human issues in popular series.
By Erin Hunter, Cherith Baldry, Kate Cary, Tui T. Sutherland
(2003)
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