New Kids' Fiction Books

Louie / Ellen Miles. cover
"Meet Louie the Landseer (a Newfoundland with black-and-white coloring). He's adorable now, but he'll be a huge dog someday. Can Charles and his soccer teammates find Louie a big enough home?"--Provided by publisher.
The Day of the Dead mystery / created by Gertrude Chandler Warner ; illustrated by Anthony VanArsdale. cover
The Aldens are visiting friends for a big Dia de los Muertos celebration. The kids love learning about the holiday and helping out - that is until mysterious events threaten to ruin everyone's preparations. Can the Aldens figure out what's going on and help their friends save the celebration?
Children of refuge / Margaret Peterson Haddix. cover
Many surprises await twelve-year-old Edwy Watanaboneset when the Freds return him to Cursed Town, including that he has siblings in Refuge City who he will join in boarding school.
Secrets and scones / Laurel Remington. cover
Scarlett, twelve, ended her friendships and activities when her mother started blogging about her every move, but when an elderly neighbor introduces her to cooking, she begins forging new connections.
Love like sky / Leslie C. Youngblood. cover
Eleven-year-old Georgie is still adjusting to leaving Atlanta for a small town, having a stepfather, and being unable to get close to her stepsister when her six-year-old sister, Peaches, suddenly becomes very ill.
Pokémon Horizon Sun & Moon. 02 / story & art by Tenya Yabuno ; translation/Takuya Kurosawa ; English adaptation/Annette Roman. cover
In this thrilling conclusion to the story set in the Alola Region, Akira must determine if his new acquaintance Tokio is a friend or foe, while Rockruff evolves into Lycanroc but will not stay in its evolved form or follow any orders.
Inkling / Kenneth Oppel ; with illustrations by Sydney Smith. cover
When an inkblot, who can write, listen, learn, and draw, jumps out of Mr. Rylance's sketchbook, Ethan believes he may be the answer to their problems and names him Inkling.
No slam dunk / Mike Lupica. cover
In Annapolis, Maryland, seventh-grader Wes is a good teammate but this basketball season has been challenging because of his ball hog teammate Dinero, who is determined to steal the spotlight, and Wes's army veteran father who is suffering from PTSD.
What goes up / Wen Jane Baragrey. cover
Robyn Tinkerbell Goodfellow, twelve, lives in a house that seems to attract trouble, so when a satellite is expected to crash she races to learn the truth about her long-lost father before it is too late.
Abby in Wonderland / Sarah Mlynowski. cover
Instead of the usual fairy tale, Abby finds herself in the middle of a book, Alice in Wonderland, with two of her friends, plus bossy Penny (who is definitely not a friend), and in order to get back to reality she must solve a curious riddle, find one ofher friends who is missing, and somehow avoid getting her head cut off by the Red Queen--and figure out what she is going to tell the other girls if they ever get out of Wonderland.
The lighthouse between the worlds / Melanie Crowder. cover
After discovering that the lighthouse his family tends is a portal to strange and dangerous worlds, eleven-year-old Griffin must travel through it to save his father from a threat to all humanity.
Artemis Fowl : the opal deception / Eoin Colfer. cover
While preparing to steal a famous Impressionist painting from a German bank, Artemis Fowl has no idea that Opal Koboi has escaped from jail, leaving only Captain Holly Short of the LEPrechon fairy police to save Artemis before Opal seeks revenge on him.
Artemis Fowl. The eternity code / Eoin Colfer. cover
Discovering a way to build a super-computer using stolen fairy technology, young criminal mastermind Artemis sets out to blackmail a Chicago businessman but runs into a trap that leaves Butler mortally injured.
The dreamway / Lisa Papademetriou. cover
After her twin brother is attacked, Stella Clay senses there is something different about him, but a talking mouse tells her that her brother has been kidnapped and taken prisoner in the Dreamway and it is up to her to rescue him.
Seeing Red / Sarah Mlynowski. cover
Abby tries to use the magic mirror to get to her friend's house, but she ends up with her brother in the tale of Little Red Riding Hood; where, having accidently knocked out the Huntsman, they set out to save Red (named Lali) and her rather unpleasant grandmother themselves--but end up having to save the wolf (who actually seems a lot nicer then Lali's grandmother), and discovering a surprising secret about their own Nana.
The bigfoot files / Lindsay Eagar. cover
"Twelve-year old Miranda Cho used to believe in it all, used to love poring over every strange footprint, every stray hair, everything that proved the world was full of wonders. But that was before her mother's obsession with monsters cost Miranda her friends and her perfect school record, before Miranda found the stack of unopened bills and notices of foreclosure in the silverware drawer. Now the fact that her mom's a cryptozoologist doesn't seem wonderful. It's embarrassing and irresponsible, and it cost them everything. So Miranda agrees to go one last creature hunt, determined to use all her scientific know-how to prove to her mother, once and for all, that Bigfoot isn't real. Then her mom will have no choice but to grow up and get a real job - one that will pay the mortgage and allow Miranda to attend the leadership camp of her dreams. But when the trip goes horribly awry, will it be Miranda who's forced to question she believes?" -- Publisher's description.
Have sword, will travel / Garth Nix & Sean Williams. cover
When they find a magic talking sword, Odo, who is instantly made a knight, and his best friend, Eleanor, designated squire, set out on a quest to save their kingdom from threats both human and dragon.
Anna, Banana, and the sleepover secret / Anica Mrose Rissi ; illustrated by Cassey Kuo. cover
"Anna and Sadie are excited to sleepover at Isabel's for the first time, but when a game of Truth or Dare goes wrong, they're left with a horrible secret"-- Provided by publisher.
They call me Guero : a border kid's poems / by David Bowles. cover
Twelve-year-old Guero, a red-headed, freckled Mexican American border kid, discovers the joy of writing poetry, thanks to his seventh grade English teacher.
Children of Jubilee / Margaret Peterson Haddix. cover
Kiandra Watanaboneset reluctantly takes charge when she, her brothers Enu and Edwy, and some young friends are captured by Enforcers and sent to a prison on the planet Zacadi.
Gertie Milk & the great Keeper rescue : featuring...Robot Rabbit Boy as Robot Rabbit Boy / Simon Van Booy. cover
Gertie, Kolt, and Robot Rabbit Boy continue to return missing objects throughout history while trying to find out what happened to the imprisoned Keepers of Lost Things.
The starlit room / Ted Sanders ; illustrations by Iacopo Bruno. cover
With the Mothergates dying, Horace and his fellow Keepers fear the weakened gates may unleash a force that will consume the world and their only hope of stopping this is to unlock the secret of a mysterious talisman of power before it is too late.
Speechless / Adam P. Schmitt. cover
After finding out that he must say a few words at his cousin's wake, Jimmy struggles to come up with something nice to say about his bullying, destructive cousin before realizing that the words that are truly heard are the ones that matter the most.
The good egg / by Mariko Tamaki ; illustrated by Brooklyn Allen. cover
"When Ripley comes across an abandoned egg, she's determined to take care of it until the parent comes back. Unfortunately, her plan is quickly foiled by egg poachers, who steal the egg for their own collection"-- Provided by publisher.
The secret files of Barry Allen / The Secret Files of Barry Allen text by Matthew K. Manning. cover
"This in-depth, full-color guide to the TV series offers detailed profiles on characters, super powers, and 52 Earths of the Flash canon; a heroes and villains gallery; behind-the-scenes facts; and more"-- Provided by publisher.