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Sergio and the Hurricane

by Alexandra Wallner

In Puerto Rico, a little boy and his village experience the drama and destruction of a hurricane

Sergio lives in San Juan, Puerto Rico. San Juan is usually sunny and peaceful, but one day the sky grows dark and...


Ballpark Mysteries Super Special #1: The World Series Curse

by David A. Kelly & Mark Meyers

It’s the BIGGEST baseball mystery yet—at the WORLD SERIES!

 

Red Sox versus Cubs. Game five. It looks like Mike and Kate are about to watch the Cubs win it all. But then someone starts messing with the...


The Cat King of Havana

by Tom Crosshill & Mia Nolting

Lolcats. Salsa dancing. Unrequited love. Tom Crosshill's smart and witty debut teen novel treads a colorful coming-of-age journey from New York City to Havana that will appeal to fans of books by Matthew Quick...


Sbonelo Snoop

by Sarah Groves

His name is Sbonelo, but everyone calls him Snoop. That's short for detective, in case you hadn't heard. Ten-year-old Sbonelo hangs up his sign in the village market every Saturday, where - at R5 a time - he...


Full of Beans

by Jennifer L. Holm

Newbery Honor Book Turtle in Paradise is beloved by readers, and now they can return to this wonderful world through the eyes of Turtle’s cousin Beans.

 

Grown-ups lie. That’s one truth Beans knows for...


Lion Island: Cuba's Warrior of Words

by Margarita Engle

In a haunting yet hopeful novel in verse, award-winning author Margarita Engle tells the story of Antonio Chuffat, a young man of African, Chinese, and Cuban descent who became a champion of civil rights.

Asia,...


Lost in Hollywood

by Cindy Callaghan

Ginger is on a mission to find her family’s missing fortune in glamorous Hollywood in this M!X novel from the author of Lost in London, Lost in Paris, Lost in Rome, and Lost in Ireland (formerly titled Lucky...


Grandma Had a Grandma Too

by Kimberly Luttery & Nicole Collie

Nia loves playing with her grandmother Nana, but has a hard time imagining that Nana was ever a child. Grandma Had a Grandma Too takes the reader on a journey back in time with a young Nana and her own grandmother…fishing...


Chasing Impossible (Pushing the Limits)

by Katie McGarry

Available by popular demand, the latest installment of the beloved, award-winning Pushing the Limits series

Tough and independent, seventeen-year-old Abby lets very few people into her inner circle. It's common...


The Iron Tomb

by Peter Vegas

Join Sam Force on a fast-paced adventure through Egypt that’s part National Treasure and part Indiana Jones with the start to a brand-new series packed with puzzles and clues for readers to figure out along...


Presents Through the Window: A Taro Gomi Christmas Book

by Taro Gomi

Pink suit. Moustache. Helicopter. This may not be your ordinary Santa, but it's still a daunting Christmas Eve challenge! There are so many presents to deliver, and so little time. It's a good thing Santa has...


Never Stop Singing: A Melody Classic 2

by Denise Lewis Patrick & Juliana Kolesova

Melody Ellison just turned ten, and she's dreaming of new ways to make her community a better place! When her pastor issues a New Year's challenge, she decides to fix up a neighborhood playground and plant a...


Music in My Heart: My Journey with Melody

by Erin Falligant & Denise Lewis Patrick

What would it be like if a girl suddenly found herself in Melody Ellison's world in the midst of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s? Together, she and Melody could speak up about fairness, join a demonstration,...


Melody Ellison 3-Book Set

by Denise Lewis Patrick & Erin Falligant

Girls can enjoy adventures with Melody Ellison in this three-book boxed set. They'll have a front-row seat to the budding Motown music scene, discover what it means to raise your voice, and see what big changes...


The Case of the Secret Tunnel

by Holly Webb & Marion Lindsay

In Book 5 of The Mysteries of Maisie Hitchins, Maisie sets out to uncover the true identity of the new lodger at her gran's boarding house and uncovers a more complicated—and dangerous—mystery than she could...


Salt

by Helen Frost

Anikwa and James, twelve years old in 1812, spend their days fishing, trapping, and exploring together in the forests of the Indiana Territory. To Anikwa and his family, members of the Miami tribe, this land...


Never Box with a Kangaroo #11

by Nancy Krulik & Sebastien Braun

Sparky goes down under!

When Sparky chomps on his magic bone, this time it kabooms him to Kangaroo Island, Australia! There he discovers a fox terrier puppy named Mick who's lost his family. But Sparky has a...


Starr and the High Seas Wedding Drama

by Lynelle Woolley & Karen Wolcott

Boasting engaging storylines and vibrant illustrations, the Flower Girl World series moves beyond how to be a flower girl by highlighting themes of friendship, leadership, and acceptance. The empowered, sassy...


A Safe Place With You

by César L. Baquerizo & Rachel Edgell

"Grow And Live Normally" is a clinic in Ecuador that was opened to treat general addictions before moving to what the religious families viewed as the ultimate sin - homosexuality. The center boasts that they...


Yetunde: An Ode to My Mother

by Segilola Salami

Yetunde: An Ode to My Mother is a stand alone book from Yetunde: The Life and Times of a Yoruba Girl in London (1). You may think of it as book 1.5, as in this book Yetunde is slightly older.

 

It is a heart-warming...