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The Green Bicycle

by Haifaa Al Mansour

In the vein of Year of the Dog and The Higher Power of Lucky, this Middle Eastern coming-of-age story is told with warmth, spirit, and a mischievous sense of humor

Spunky eleven-year-old Wadjda lives in Riyadh,...

Sir Sydney Dinkum

by Martha Gold & Marc Reilly


Sir Sydney Dinkum is a story “WORTH CHEERING FOR” which is filled with “LAUGHTER & ADVENTURE.” ...

The Dead House

by Dawn Kurtagich

Welcome to the Dead House.

Three students: dead.

Carly Johnson: vanished without a trace.

Two decades have passed since an inferno swept through Elmbridge High, claiming the lives of three teenagers and causing...

The Adventures of Seymour & Hau - Morocco

by Melanie Morse & Thomas McDade

Join thrill-seeker, Seymour, and his intergalactic friend, Hau, as they travel the globe!  Using Seymour’s smarts and Hau’s out-of-this-world abilities, they follow the call of friendship to far away lands,...

Girl on a Plane

by Miriam Moss

Jordan, 1970.

After a summer spent with her family, fifteen-year-old Anna is travelling back to her English boarding school alone. But her plane never makes it home.

Anna’s flight is hijacked by Palestinian...

Dead Air #1

by Michelle Schusterman & Stephanie Olesh

Kat didn’t believe in ghosts—until now. . .

When Kat Sinclair’s dad tells her his new job hosting the ghost-hunting TV show Passport to Paranormal means they’ll be living on the road and visiting the...

The Runaway Mitten: A Michigan Adventure Story

by Anne Margaret Lewis & Aaron Zenz

One day a little mitten decides he wants to take an extraordinary adventure across the state of Michigan. His mother, ever watchful of her sweet little mitten, wants to help prepare him for his journey around...

The Matador Who Ran Away From The Spider

by Angela Schmickl, Jill Greenfelder & Veronica Rosado

An original and funny story about Perreras who runs away from a spider. Perreras is used to fighting such huge bulls as a matador, however he is scared of a tiny spider! Perreras tells all his friends - Ana,...

Moving Target

by Christina Diaz Gonzalez

In this exciting and action-packed adventure by an award-winning author, a young girl discovers her secret ancient bloodline. The fate of her family, and the world, may rest in her hands... Cassie Arroyo, an...

Born to Be Wild

by Matt London


Rick and Evie Lane believe that the eighth continent will be theirs to rule forever. There’s just one problem: global rule-maker Winterpole won’t let...

Six Impossible Things

by Fiona Wood

1. Kiss Estelle.2. Get a job.3. Cheer my mother up.4. Try not to be a complete nerd/loser.5. Talk to my father when he calls.6. Figure out how to be good.

Nerd-boy Dan Cereill is not quite coping with a whole...

The Music Thief

by Peni R. Griffin

In a harsh and noisy time, a young girl's key to her dreams -- music -- may be closer than she thinks.

There was a new song playing in the back of Alma's head. An angry song, for Jovita and her killer, and Eddie,...

An Island Like You

by Judith Ortiz Cofer

Judith Ortiz Cofer's Pura Belpré award-winning collection of short stories about life in the barrio! Rita is exiled to Puerto Rico for a summer with her grandparents after her parents catch her with a boy....

Call Me Maria

by Judith Ortiz Cofer

A new novel from the award-winning author of AN ISLAND LIKE YOU, winner of the Pura Belpre Award. Maria is a girl caught between two worlds: Puerto Rico, where she was born, and New York, where she now lives...

The Mystery at the Coral Reef

by Harper Paris & Marcos Calo

Ethan and Ella are on the trail of an Australian coral thief in the eighth book of Greetings from Somewhere, an exciting series about mystery, travel, and adventure.

Ethan and Ella are in Australia, home to beautiful...

The Planet of the Memoks

by Bénédicte CARBONEILL & Budding Adventures

Age: From 4 years old

Do you dream of becoming an adventurer?

Discover Jack and Maddie’s fantastic journeys!

Jack and Maddie have just discovered a new planet! But the inhabitants seem odd... Who are they? What...

Lillian's Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

by Jonah Winter & Shane W. Evans

An elderly African American woman, en route to vote, remembers her family’s tumultuous voting history in this picture book publishing in time for the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965....

Another Kind of Hurricane

by Tamara Ellis Smith

In this stunning debut novel, two very different characters—a black boy who loses his home in Hurricane Katrina and a white boy in Vermont who loses his best friend in a tragic accident—come together to...

Show and Prove

by Sofia Quintero

"A must-read for fans of Walter Dean Myer's All the Right Stuff and other lovers of proud urban realism." —Kirkus Reviews


The summer of 1983 was the summer hip-hop proved its staying power. The South Bronx...

The Peace Tree from Hiroshima: A Little Bonsai with a Big Story

by Sandra Moore & Kazumi Wilds

This true children's story is told by a little bonsai tree, called Miyajima, that lived with the same family in the Japanese city of Hiroshima for more than 300 years before being donated to the National Arboretum...