New Kids' Fiction Books

Weather or not / by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, and Emily Jenkins. cover
When Willa's upside-down magic brings rain, the storminess threatens her grades and her friendships.
A Mouseford musical / Thea Stilton ; illustrations by Chiara Balleello and Francesco Castelli ; translated by Anna Pizzelli. cover
There's going to be a musical at Mouseford, and the students can't stop squeaking about it! Everyone wants a role, but the auditions won't be easy. Plus, sneaky Ruby Flashyfur has some tricks up her sleeve! Will the Thea Sisters come out on top ... or will they be singing a different tune when the auditions are over? -- Back cover.
The Terrible Two's last laugh / Mac Barnett, Jory John ; illustrated by Kevin Cornell. cover
As the Terrible Two face the end of their time together in Yawnee Valley, they are determined to pull a prank that changes the town forever.
A big day for baseball / by Mary Pope Osborne ; cover illustration by Sal Murdocca ; interior illustrations by AG Ford. cover
When Jack and Annie travel back in time to 1947 Brooklyn, New York, they participate in a history-making baseball game with Jackie Robinson.
Shadow weaver / MarcyKate Connolly. cover
Emmeline's gift to control and manipulate shadows makes her the subject of mockery and fear. Forbidden to leave home by her parents, Emmeline's closest confidant is her own shadow, Dar. When a noble stranger visits and offers her parents a cure, Emmeline is terrified of losing her power and her only friend. So Dar proposes a deal: she will change the noble's mind if Emmeline will help her become flesh. When the man ends up in a coma, Emmeline is stunned and blamed. Now forced to flee, her only hope of clearing her name is to find a way to give the shadow she's no longer sure she can trust what it craves - life.
Treasure of the Gold Dragon / by Tracey West ; illustrated by Sara Foresti. cover
Having taken the silver key, the evil wizard Maldred is after the gold key, which is protected by the Gold Dragon and her Dragon Master, Darma, but by the time Drake and Rori get there, Eko and her Thunder Dragon have seized the gold key--so together the three dragon masters, follow her through the portal to Maldred's tower, but without their dragons will they be able to stop Maldred and his deluded helper, or even save themselves?
A Grimm warning / Chris Colfer ; illustrated by Brandon Dorman. cover
Conner Bailey thinks his fairy-tale adventures are behind him - until he discovers a mysterious clue left by the famous Brothers Grimm. With help from his classmate Bree and the outlandish Mother Goose, Conner sets off on a mission across Europe to crack a two-hundred-year-old code. Meanwhile, Alex Bailey is training to become the next Fairy Godmother ...but her attempts at granting wishes never go as planned. Will she ever be truly ready to lead the Fairy Council? When all signs point to disaster for the Land of Stories, Conner and Alex must join forces with their friends and enemies to save the day.
The land of stories : the wishing spell / Chris Colfer ; illustrated by Brandon Dorman. cover
Through the powers of a book of stories, twins Alex and Conner leave their world behind and find themselves in a land full of wonder and magic where they come face-to-face with the fairy tale characters they grew up reading about.
Geronimo on ice! / Geronimo Stilton ; illustrations by Danilo Loizedda and Daria Cerchi ; translated by Andrea Schaffer. cover
When Geronimo Stilton learns someone wants to steal the antique silver skates being offered as a prize in Mouse Island's annual winter Ice Skating Championships, he races to uncover the mysterious thief and save the prize.
Sarai and the meaning of awesome / Sarai Gonzalez and Monica Brown. cover
When Sarai's grandparents are forced to move, she hatches a plan with her younger sisters to buy back the house.
The Lion, the witch and the wardrobe / C.S. Lewis ; illustrated by Pauline Baynes. cover
Lucy and Edmund, accompanied by their peevish cousin Eustace, sail to the land of Narnia where Eustace is temporarily transformed into a green dragon because of his selfish behavior and skepticism.
The unteachables / Gordon Korman. cover
Told in alternating voices, the teacher and students in room 117 find their lives changed over the course of a school year.
The stolen chapters / James Riley ; interior illustrations by Chris Eliopoulos. cover
Mysteries abound as memory-erased Owen Conners, boy magician Kiel Gnomenfoot, and their half-fictional friend Bethany confront secrets, stolen memories, hidden clues, surprising twists and endings, and some very familiar faces.
Lily & Kosmo in outer outer space / written and illustrated by Jonathan Ashley. cover
Lily Lupino yearns to be an astronaut, so when Kosmo Kidd crash-lands in her Brooklyn kitchen in 1949, she will do almost anything to prove herself to him and his crew.
The super side-quest test! / Thomas Flintham. cover
This time Super Rabbit Boy will need the power of the Super Wand to defeat the evil King Viking--but first he must go on a seemingly endless series of quests before he can obtain the wand and save the day.
The Infamous Ratsos are not afraid / Kara LaReau ; illustrated by Matt Myers. cover
Louie and Ralphie attempt to renovate a cluttered lot into a community arcade only to be confronted by fears that the lot is haunted.
It's not easy being Mimi / Linda Davick. cover
"Mimi and her cat Marvin must adjust when an unexpected new neighbor moves into the Periwinkle Tower"-- Provided by publisher.
Ra the mighty : cat detective / by A. B. Greenfield ; illustrated by Sarah Horne. cover
In ancient Egypt, the Pharaoh's pampered cat Ra and his scarab-beetle sidekick question the royal palace's animal inhabitants, solve a crime, and exonerate a servant girl falsely accused of theft.
Max & the Midknights / Lincoln Peirce. cover
"Max and a group of friends dubbed the Midknights go on a quest to rescue the Kingdom of Byjovia from the mean King Gastley!"-- Provided by publisher.
Dog diaries / James Patterson ; with Steven Butler ; illustrated by Richard Watson. cover
When the evil Mrs. Stricker threatens to send Junior, Rafe Khatchadorian's dog, back to the pound, Junior and Rafe go to obedience school to learn how to follow the rules.
Dragon Pearl / by Yoon Ha Lee. cover
Min, a thirteen-year-old girl with fox-magic, stows away on a battle cruiser and impersonates a cadet in order to solve the mystery of what happened to her older brother in the Thousand World Space Forces.
The secrets of Winterhouse / Ben Guterson ; with illustrations by Chloe Bristol. cover
Back at the Winterhouse hotel for another holiday season, Elizabeth and Freddy, who love puzzles, dig deeper into the mystery surrounding a hotel guest who left behind odd artifacts, including a magical book that evil Gracella Winters once attempted to use to gain destructive power over the entire Falls lineage.
The unexpected life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts : being an absolutely accurate autobiographical account of my follies, fortunes & fate written by himself / Avi. cover
In 1724 England, twelve-year-old Oliver Cromwell Pitts embarks on a journey from his seaside home in Melcombe Regis to London to find his father and his older sister, a journey filled with thieves, adventurers, and treachery.
I survived the battle of D-Day, 1944 / by Lauren Tarshis ; illustrated by Scott Dawson. cover
When Paul, a French boy living in a Nazi controlled village, finds an American paratrooper in a tree near his home, he has a chance to play a role in the Allies plan to crush the Nazis.