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The Dreamer

Pam Munoz Ryan · Scholastic Press
Pages: 372
Format: Hardcover

Pura Belpré Award Winner

A tender, transcendent, and meticulously crafted novel from Newbery Honoree, Pam Muñoz Ryan, and three-time Caldecott Honoree, Peter Sís!

From the time he is a young boy, Neftalí hears the call of a mysterious voice. Even when the neighborhood...
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What Elephants Know

Eric Dinerstein · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 273
Format: Print book

Abandoned in the jungle of the Nepalese Borderlands, two-year-old Nandu is found living under the protective watch of a pack of wild dogs. From his mysterious beginnings, fate delivers him to the King's elephant stable, where he is raised by unlikely parents-the wise head of the stable,...
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Loot How To Steal A Fortune

Jude Watson · Scholastic Press
Pages: 266
Format: Hardcover

On a foggy night in Amsterdam, a man falls from a rooftop to the wet pavement below. It's Alfie McQuinn, the notorious cat burglar, and he's dying. As sirens wail in the distance, Alfie manages to get out two last words to his young son, March: "Find jewels."

But March...
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The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary

Laura Shovan · Wendy Lamb Books
Pages: 246
Format: Print book

Laura Shovan's engaging, big-hearted debut is a time capsule of one class's poems during a transformative school year. Families change and new friendships form as these terrific kids grow up and move on in this whimsical novel-in-verse about finding your voice and making sure others hear...
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Cloud and Wallfish

Anne Nesbet · Candlewick Press
Pages: 385
Format: Print book

Slip behind the Iron Curtain into a world of smoke, secrets, and lies in this stunning novel where someone is always listening and nothing is as it seems.

Noah Keller has a pretty normal life, until one wild afternoon when his parents pick him up from school and head straight for the airport,...
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Tahereh Mafi · Dutton Children's Books
Pages: 401
Format: Print book

The bestselling author of the Shatter Me series takes readers beyond the limits of their imagination in this captivating new middle grade adventure that reads like a modern day fairy tale.

New York Times bestseller
Recently featured on "Late Night with Seth Meyers"
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The Key to Extraordinary

Natalie Lloyd · Scholastic Press
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Everyone in Emma's family is special. Her ancestors include Revolutionary War spies, brilliant scientists, and famous musicians--every single one of which learned of their extraordinary destiny through a dream.

For Emma, her own dream can't come soon enough. Right before her mother...
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Wesley King · Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Pages: 292
Format: Hardcover

"Complex and satisfying. Written from Daniel's point of view, this perceptive first-person narrative is sometimes painful, sometimes amusing, and always rewarding." - BOOKLIST (starred review)

From the author of Incredible Space Raiders from Space! comes...
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Sara Pennypacker · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 276
Format: Hardcover

National Book Award Longlist * New York Times Bestseller * An Amazon Best Book of the Year

From bestselling and award-winning author Sara Pennypacker comes a beautifully wrought, utterly compelling novel about the powerful relationship between a boy and his fox. Pax is destined...

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Circus Mirandus

Cassie Beasley · Dial Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of 2015

A New York Times Bestseller

Fans of The Magician's Elephant, Savvy, and Roald Dahl will fall in love with Circus Mirandus, which celebrates the power of seeing magic in the world.


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