New Kids' Fiction Books

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.
Whichwood / by Tahereh Mafi. cover
Laylee, thirteen, is nearly worn out from washing and packaging corpses for the Otherwhere and being shunned by villagers when two strangers, Alice and Oliver, arrive determined to help.
Mez's magic / Eliot Schrefer. cover
Mez, a panther who discovers her magical powers after an eclipse, must unite the other animals to save Caldera from an evil force.
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.
Designed by Lucy / by Courtney Sheinmel. cover
The Kindness Club takes on two new tasks, one, to do a project with children at the Community House, and two, to plan a surprise birthday party at Tanaka Lanes.
Bugging out / John Kloepfer ; illustrated by Mark Oliver. cover
When his town is infested by a swarm of self-replicating, man-eating bugs, Freddie Liddle and his friends set out to stop the 3D printed insects before they devour everything in sight.
Blizzard besties / Yamile Saied Mendez. cover
When her little brother Hunter gets lost in a blizzard while on a family vacation, Vanesa sets out with her friends and a giant dog to rescue him.
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.
The unsung hero of Birdsong, USA / Brenda Woods. cover
Gabriel, twelve, gains new perspective when he becomes friends with Meriwether, a Black World War II hero who has recently returned to the unwelcoming Jim Crow South.
The whispers / Greg Howard. cover
"Eleven-year-old Riley's mom has disappeared and Riley knows that if he leaves tributes for the whispers, magical fairies that grant wishes, his mom will come back to him"-- Provided by publisher.
Never evers / Tom Ellen and Lucy Ivison. cover
"Mayhem and romance ensue when tweens Mouse and Jack meet on the slopes during a school ski trip"-- Provided by publisher.
Dear Professor Whale / Megumi Iwasa ; illustrations by Jun Takabatake ; translated by Kathy Hirano. cover
Professor Whale, the only whale left at Whale Point, sends letters to the other side of the horizon, bringing together whales, seals, penguins, and other animals to the famous Whale Point Olympics.
The vampire knife / Jack Henseleit ; art by Ryan Andrews. cover
Anna and Max love scary stories, but when they find a mysterious knife on a stormy night, their stories become reality as they are dragged into a world of monsters and magic, where Max vanishes and it's up to Anna to save him.
Merlin's last quest / Julie Leung ; illustrations by Lindsey Carr. cover
Young mouse Calib Christopher and his human companion Galahad venture to the Iron Mountains to retrieve Merlin's magical treasure and rescue his friend Cecily, but they must find a way to use the magic of Merlin if they are to defeat Morgan le Fay.
The dying of the light / Derek Landy. cover
To find Darquesse before she can destroy the world, Skulduggery Pleasant gathers together a team of soldiers, monster hunters, and criminals.
Daughters of steel / Naomi Cyprus. cover
Halan has become queen of the Magi Kingdom and Nalah is the Queen's Sword, but Halan fears she cannot be the strong ruler her people deserve and Nalah fears she cannot learn to harness her growing power.