National Book Award Finalist for Young People’s Literature * 2007 Eisner Award for Best Graphic Album: New * Eisner Award nominee for Best Coloring * 2007 Bank Street Best Children’s Book of the Year * New York Times bestseller
A tour-de-force by New York Times bestselling graphic novelist Gene Yang, American Born Chinese tells the story of three apparently unrelated characters.
Their lives and stories come together with an unexpected twist in this action-packed modern fable. American Born Chinese is an amazing ride, all the way up to the astonishing climax.
Whether he’s fighting gun-toting dinosaurs, teaming up with Ninja Moon Warriors, or answering readers’ questions via his insightful advice column, “Ask Axe Cop,” the adventures of Axe Cop and his incomparable team of crime fighters will delight and perplex even the most stoic of readers.
A New York Times Notable Book of the Year * A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year * A Slate Favorite Book of the Year
Tim Federle writes a warm and witty debut that’s full of broken curfews, second chances, and the adventure of growing up – because sometimes you have to get 400 miles from your backyard to finally feel at home.
A Newbery Honor book * A National Book Awards finalist for Young People’s Literature * A Washington Post Best Kids Books of the Year
Perfect for middle grade readers and history enthusiasts, New York Times bestselling author Steve Sheinkin presents the fascinating and frightening true story of the creation behind the most destructive force that birthed the arms race.
In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts.
The Capitol keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to send one boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and eighteen to participate in the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on live TV.
Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen regards it as a death sentence when she steps forward to take her sister’s place in the Games. Without really meaning to, she becomes a contender.
Winner of the New-York Historical Society Children’s History Book Prize * A New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice
As twelve-year-old Marlee starts middle school in 1958 Little Rock, it feels like her whole world is falling apart. Until she meets Liz, the new girl at school.
Liz is everything Marlee wishes she could be: she’s brave, brash and always knows the right thing to say. But when Liz leaves school without even a good-bye, the rumor is that Liz was caught passing for white.
James Patterson’s debut middle-grade novel addresses some of middle schoolers’ biggest issues: bullies, first crushes, and finding out what makes each of us special, all with a hilarious main character and fantastic in-text illustrations that are sure to have young readers begging for more!
If you haven’t yet read the Kane Chronicles, Rick Riordan’s action-adventure trilogy based on Ancient Egyptian mythology…
Sadie and Carter discover that the gods of Egypt are waking, and the worst of them–Set–has his sights on the Kanes.
To stop him, the siblings embark on a dangerous journey across the globe — a quest that brings them ever closer to the truth about their family, and their links to a secret order that has existed since the time of the pharaohs.