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The Grave Thief

by Dee Hahn
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: fantasy & magic, special needs, self-esteem & self-reliance

A twelve-year-old grave thief gets caught up in a royal heist in this compelling middle-grade fantasy in the vein of Kelley Armstrong's A Royal Guide to Monster Slaying.

Twelve-year-old Spade is a grave thief. With his father and brother, he digs up the recently deceased to steal jewels, the main form of trade in Wyndhail.

Digging graves works for Sp …

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The Overwood

by Gabrielle Prendergast
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: fantasy & magic, siblings

Blue Jasper has learned to respect the magic of the Faerie Woods.

For now he’s quite content to stay in “the Overwood”—the name the Faeries have for the human world. The only problem is, his foster sister has accidentally expelled the evil Faerie queen Olea from Faerieland. Now Olea is hiding out somewhere in the Overwood, where Faerie magic …

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Girl of the Southern Sea

by Michelle Kadarusman
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: girls & women, siblings, self-esteem & self-reliance, homelessness & poverty, asian, asia, drugs, alcohol, substance abuse

The Governor General’s Literary Award-nominated novel about a girl from the slums of Jakarta who dreams of an education and a future as a writer

From the time she was a little girl, Nia has dreamed up adventures about the Javanese mythical princess, Dewi Kadita. Now fourteen, Nia would love nothing more than to continue her education and become a …

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In the Serpent's Wake

by Rachel Hartman
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: fantasy & magic, medieval

Tess sets out a sea-faring adventure to stop a war in the latest fantasy from New York Times bestselling author Rachel Hartman.

Tess has a mission from the Queen: sail across the oceans to the bottom of the world and prevent a war. Unbeknownst to the Queen, Tess also intends to find the last World Serpent -- a once-mythical creature with the magical …

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The Witch's Apprentice

by Zetta Elliott, illustrated by Cherise Harris
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: fantasy & magic, african american, mythical

The dragons may be out of the bag, but Jaxon is ready to hatch some magic of his own in this third book in the critically acclaimed series.

Ever since the baby dragons were returned to the magical realm, things have been off. The New York summer has been unusually cold. A strange sleeping sickness is spreading across the city. And Jaxon’s friends …

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Sneaks

by Catherine Egan
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: fantasy & magic, siblings, humorous stories

Men in Black meets middle school! A school project takes an alien turn when three kids uncover a secret society whose aim is to keep sneaks--mischievous interdimensional sprites--from slipping into our universe!

When Ben Harp sees his teacher's watch crawling across the hallway, he things he must be dreaming.
 
 But no, he’s just seen his first S …

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Glam Prix Racers: Back on Track!

by Deanna Kent, illustrated by Neil Hooson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: action & adventure

"Wacky RacesmeetsCandy Crush ... Fizzes with fast-paced fun!" —Mo O'Hara,New York Timesbestselling author of the My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish series
From creative team Deanna Kent and Neil Hooson comesGlam Prix Racers: Back on Track!, the second full-color adventure in their young graphic novel trilogy about a team of fantasy creatures and their m …

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Beatrice and Croc Harry

A Novel

by Lawrence Hill
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: friendship

One of Canada’s most celebrated author’s debut novel for young readers

Beatrice, a young girl of uncertain age, wakes up all alone in a tree house in the forest. How did she arrive in this cozy dwelling, stocked carefully with bookshelves and oatmeal accoutrements? And who has been leaving a trail of clues, composed in delicate purple handwritin …

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