Children Fiction eBooks
Young Adult Fiction? Middle-grade fiction refers to books written for readers between the ages of 8 and 12, while young adult fiction refers to books written for readers roughly between the ages of 12 and 18
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Upstander by James Preller
Girl bullies, internet bullying, and substance use are themes in this James Preller middle grade standalone companion to Bystander Mary O’Malley is tired of keeping secrets.
Werglett by Chris J. Coleman
During a routine delivery, Alecia stumbles across a murder. Now she has to help the FBI sort things out.
Unsettled by Reem Faruqi
For fans of Other Words for Home and Front Desk, this powerful, charming own voices immigration story follows a girl who moves from Karachi, Pakistan to Peachtree City, Georgia, and must find her footing in a new world. Reem Faruqi is the ALA Notable author of award-winning Lailah’s Lunchbox.
Traitor’s Blade, The by Kevin Sands
Christopher’s homecoming takes a sinister turn when a murderous conspiracy is uncovered in this fifth novel of the award-winning Blackthorn Key series. Christopher, Tom, and Sally are back in London at last. Everyone is relieved at their return—the plague has ended, and the king, pleased with their service, offers a surprising reward. But trouble has followed them home…
The Shape of Thunder by Jasmine Warga
An extraordinary new novel from Jasmine Warga, Newbery Honor–winning author of Other Words for Home, about loss and healing—and how friendship can be magical. Cora hasn’t spoken to her best friend, Quinn, in a year. Despite living next door to each other, they exist in separate worlds of grief.
The Rule of Threes by Marcy Campbell
Part family drama, part contemporary thriller, Rule of Threes is a middle grade story about what happens when “perfect” is out of your control. An interior design enthusiast, twelve-year-old Maggie Owens is accustomed to living her life according to her own precise plans. But when she learns about Tony, a mysterious half-brother her own age who needs a place to stay, any semblance of a plan is shattered.
The Road to Wherever by John Ed Bradley
A middle grade road novel about a boy stuck on a summer trip with his offbeat auto-mechanic cousins—a humor- and heart-filled journey that leads the boy to an unexpected confrontation with some broken-down parts of himself.
The Life and Medieval Times of by Jamie Pacton
“A rousing, funny, feminist workplace fantasy that also takes a frank look at modern poverty.” – Kirkus Moxie meets A Knight’s Tale as Kit Sweetly slays sexism, bad bosses, and bad luck to become a knight at a medieval-themed restaurant.
Thanks a Lot, Universe by Chad Lucas
A moving middle-grade debut for anyone who’s ever felt like they don’t belong Brian has always been anxious, whether at home, or in class, or on the basketball court. His dad tries to get him to stand up for himself and his mom helps as much as she can, but after he and his brother are placed in foster care, Brian starts having panic attacks. And he doesn’t know if things will ever be “normal” again . . .
The Legendary Inge by Kate Stradling
Plagued by misfortune, Ingrid Norling treks into the woods to clear her head. She emerges a monster-slayer, the shaken executioner of a creature so ferocious that even the king’s strongest warriors could not destroy it. In a land that reveres swords and worships strength, this accidental heroism earns Inge an audience at court and an ill-fated prize: King Halvard impulsively adopts her and names her as his heir.
Summoned by Michelle Merrill
It’s been two weeks since Brielle’s last assignment, and the wait is nothing short of torture. She’s anxious to get back to Rock and stop the Genie Seekers before they make another move. When she’s finally summoned, she arrives to a city full of surprises: a boyfriend focused on adjusting to human life and an assignment who keeps distracting her from the bigger threat.
Switch by A.S. King
A surreal and timely novel about the effects of isolation and what it means to be connected to the world from the Printz Award-winning author of Dig. Time has stopped. It’s been June 23, 2020 for nearly a year as far as anyone can tell.
Stolen Magic by Hannah Wick
She thought she was flawed. But when her rage ignites a force within, can this teen use it to protect her classmates? Kiera Thorne would give anything to be a normal witch. Turning eighteen with her powers still not manifested, the earnest young woman faces the embarrassing possibility she may have to study at a mundane university.
Racing With Dragons by V.L. Burgess
Go on. Touch the map…if you dare. Two brothers who’ve never met. One lost dragon they must risk their lives to find. Thrust into a world of danger and deceit, their survival rests on their luck, wits…and a map only they have the power to unlock. “Fantasy-loving boys (and girls) will be enthralled by this slim, action-packed tale and the sequels likely to follow.” —Kirkus Reviews
Not Our Summer by Casie Bazay
Two estranged cousins struggle to overcome a family feud as they travel together on five vacation trips that will change their lives forever. It’s bad enough that estranged cousins Becka and KJ see each other at their grandfather’s funeral, but when he leaves them a bucket list of places to visit together over the summer, so they can earn their inheritance, it seems like things are about to get much worse.
Paper Heart by Cat Patrick
In this companion to Tornado Brain, a moving tale of loss and healing comes full circle. Tess has always understood her role in her family. She is supposed to be the “okay” one. The one no one has to worry about. But all Tess does is worry, constantly picking at her fingers every time a new worry arises. Still grieving her best friend’s death, she is consumed by the fear that everything was her fault and her sadness that Colette is never coming back.
Lucky Girl by Jamie Pacton
A hilarious and poignant reflection on what money can and cannot fix 58,643,129. That’s how many dollars seventeen-year-old Fortuna Jane Belleweather just won in the lotto jackpot. It’s also about how many reasons she has for not coming forward to claim her prize. Problem #1: Jane is still a minor, and if anyone discovers she bought the ticket underage, she’ll either have to forfeit the ticket, or worse… Problem #2: Let her hoarder mother cash it.
Knight Rising by T.M. Mikita
You thought Hogwarts was tough? Welcome to Whitehall Elite Academy… If the Otherworlders don’t kill you the professors probably will. Asher Pendrick was just a normal guy. That is, until his family was killed by something he can’t explain.
Healer of the Water Monster by Brian Young
Brian Young’s powerful debut novel tells of a seemingly ordinary Navajo boy who must save the life of a Water Monster—and comes to realize he’s a hero at heart. When Nathan goes to visit his grandma, Nali, at her mobile summer home on the Navajo reservation, he knows he’s in for a pretty uneventful summer, with no electricity or cell service.
It Was Still Asher by Emily Lowry
Ask your ex-boyfriend nicely, and he’ll help you chase your dreams. He might even convince you he deserves a second chance…
Guiding Gaia by Tish Thawer
She awoke to save us, but it may already be too late. The world is in chaos. Stars are falling from the sky. Floods, hurricanes, and fires rage across the land. And the only being strong enough to stop it is stuck in teenage form … again.
Granted by Michelle Merrill
Now that the Genie Seekers know they can become human and still use magic, they’re racing to do just that. What they don’t know is that the only way to get magic as a human is through a genie. Once they find out, they’ll stop at nothing to have the power without any limitations—even if it means enslaving genies to do it.
Fire’s Song by J.E. Mueller
Born cursed, a young woman is determined to find a cure for her affliction. Can she do so without destroying everything she has ever loved? Key is curse-born, her very touch able to kill. As a curse-born, demons will claim her soul should she die.
Dog Squad by Chris Grabenstein
Introducing DOG SQUAD, the crime-fighting, tail-wagging, hilarious new series from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library and coauthor of Max Einstein! When trouble calls . . . it’s DOG SQUAD to the rescue! Duke is not your average dog. Along with his crew, he fights crime and goes on claw-biting adventures helping dogs in peril in the hit streaming sensation—DOG SQUAD! Fred is a pretty average dog.
Fix by J. Albert Mann
In this gritty, heart-wrenching mystery, prose and verse mix to explores themes of disability, pain, belonging, loss, addiction, and friendship. Everything was fine before. When Eve and Lidia could hide their physical differences inside goofy Burger Hut costumes. When Lidia shook Eve up and Eve made Lidia laugh. When Lidia was there. Everything is different now. Cut open . . . rearranged . . . stapled shut, Eve is left alone to recover in a world of pain and a body she no longer recognizes.
Dawn Raid by Pauline Vaeluaga Smith
Imagine this: You’re having an amazing family holiday, one where everyone is there and all 18 of you are squeezed into one house. All of sudden it’s 4 o’clock in the morning and there’s banging and yelling and screaming. The police are in the house pulling people out of bed … Sofia is like most 12-year-old girls in New Zealand.
Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian
For fans of Victoria Aveyard’s Red Queen and Sabaa Tahir’s An Ember in the Ashes, Ash Princess is an epic new fantasy about a throne cruelly stolen and a girl who must fight to take it back for her people. Theodosia was six when her country was invaded and her mother, the Fire Queen, was murdered before her eyes.
Call of the Wraith by Kevin Sands
Christopher Rowe is back and there are more puzzles, riddles, and secrets to uncover in this fourth novel of the award-winning Blackthorn Key series. Christopher Rowe has no idea who he is. After being shipwrecked in Devonshire, he wakes up alone, his memories gone. Villagers tell him he was possessed by an unseen evil, and only became conscious after being visited by the local witch.
Betrayed by M.J. Kaestli
Lies. Betrayal. Rebellion. It all began with Chastity. The daughter of brilliant scientists, Chastity plans to follow in their footsteps and work for The State. She’s never wondered what’s beyond the protective dome covering her city or dreamed of threats lurking on the horizon. When tragedy strikes and she’s thrust into the middle of a brewing rebellion, Chastity discovers nothing is as it seems.
Corrupted by M.J. Kaestli
Some wounds run so deep, not even time can heal them. Freya is a double agent. Torn between two civilizations, she now questions if every moment will be her last. The Colonists have landed and made their first contact. War looms on the horizon—yet Freya strives to create peace between them. Freya questions if the State and rebellion can ever coexist, or if one side needs to be eliminated. Freya’s conflicted feelings have past. Walking boldly down a dark and corrupted path, she is willing to risk everything, even if it leaves blood on her hands.