The Girl Who Drank The Moon
by Kelly Barnhill
The Girl Who Drank the Moon tells the story of how Luna, after being raised by a witch, must figure out how to handle the magical powers she was accidentally given. She must control her powers before it’s too late. Recommended for grades 5-7.
by Erin Entrada Kelly
Hello, Universe is a 2017 novel written by Erin Entrada Kelly. The novel is told from the perspectives of four middle school students as one of them becomes trapped in a well. Recommended for grades 3-6.
by Kwame Alexander
The story follows two African-American twin brothers who share a love for basketball but find themselves drifting apart as they head into their junior high school year. Recommended for grades 3-7.
by Jerry Kraft
New Kid is a graphic novel that tells the story of Jordan Banks, who experiences culture shock when he enrolls at a private school. Recommended for grades 3-7.
The Night Diary
by Veera Hiranandani
The Night Diary is written as diary entries from the perspective of Nisha, a girl who has just celebrated her twelfth birthday along with her twin brother, Amil in Pakistan. Recommended for grades 4-7.
Last Stop on Market Street
by Matt de la Pena
Last Stop on Market Street follows a young boy named CJ as he learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things during a bus ride. Recommended for grades 1-3.