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Freakboy
by Kristin Elizabeth Clark

Publishers Weekly Debut novelist Clark uses free verse to write a gripping story about a complex topic: the challenges of growing up transgender or ...More
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Go, Otto, Go!
by David Milgrim

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A Visit from the Goon Squad
by Jennifer Egan

Book list *Starred Review* Egan is a writer of cunning subtlety, embedding within the risky endeavors of seductively complicated characters a curious ...More
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Spinning Silver
by Naomi Novik

Publishers Weekly This gorgeous, complex, and magical novel, grounded in Germanic, Russian, and Jewish folklore but richly overlaid with a cohesive, c...More
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The fourteenth goldfish
by Jennifer L Holm

Publishers Weekly Middle school doesn't start smoothly for 11-year-old Ellie, whose best friend finds her passion (volleyball) and new teammates...More
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Dead End in Norvelt
by Jack Gantos

Book list Looks like a bummer of a summer for 11-year-old Jack (with a same-name protagonist, it's tempting to assume that at least some of this n...More
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The Lion the Mouse
by Jerry Pinkney

Book list *Starred Review* The intricate lion's face that crowds the cover of Pinkney's latest folktale adaptation is unaccompanied by any title or cr...More
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On The Road with Del and Louise
by Art Taylor

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The Beautiful Mystery
by Louise Penny

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After Death
by Eric J. Guignard

Publishers Weekly This anthology addresses one of the most basic questions of human existence: what happens when we die? The answers come in the for...More
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The Great Swindle
by Pierre Lemaitre

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Bronx Masquerade
by Nikki Grimes

School Library Journal Gr 8 Up-A flowing, rhythmic portrait of the diversity and individuality of teen characters in a classroom in Anywhere, U.S.A....More
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Breath, Eyes, Memory
by Edwidge Danticat

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America Is Elsewhere: The Noir Tradition in the Age of Consumer Culture
by by Erik Dussere

Choice In this study of noir in film and fiction, Dussere (American Univ.) argues that hard-boiled detective fiction opposed the burgeoning capitalist...More
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Leaf Man
by Lois Ehlert

School Library Journal PreS-Gr 3-Ehlert combines vivid collage artwork, effulgent colors, and an inventive design to create an eye-catching picture ...More
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The Fifth Season
by N. K. Jemisin

Library Journal In a world plagued by cataclysmic tectonic activity, the only way to survive is to constantly prepare for the next fifth season. But n...More
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Midwinterblood
by Marcus Sedgwick

Book list *Starred Review* In the year 2073, a reporter named Eric is sent to Blessed Island to research a rare flower called the Dragon Orchid. There...More
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Spidermania: Friends on the Web
by Alexandra Siy

Publishers Weekly In this companion to Bug Shots (2011), Siy explains that arachnids are worthy of fascination, not fear. Kunkel's electron microg...More
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Smile
by Raina Telgemeier

School Library Journal Gr 5 Up-A powerful graphic memoir with a light touch, this is the story of how sixth-grader Raina falls and loses her two fro...More
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Body Guard
by Suzanne Brockmann

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Making Things: The Handbook of Creative Discovery
by Ann Wiseman

School Library Journal : Gr 4-8--A compilation of the "best selections" from Making Things and Making Things 2, published in the 1970s, this...More
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Frontiersman: Daniel Boone and the Making of America
by Meredith Mason Brown

Book list Long before his death in 1820 at the age of 85, the exploits, both real and exaggerated, of Daniel Boone were embedded in our national lore....More
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The Remains of the Day
by Kazuo Ishiguro

Publishers Weekly : Stevens, an elderly butler who has spent 30 years in the service of Lord Darlington, ruminates on the past and inadvertently slack...More