Best middle fiction books of 2018

 Read reviewLenny's Book of Everything

Lenny’s Book of Everything

Karen Foxlee

Lenny, small and sharp, has a younger brother Davey who won't stop growing - and at seven is as tall as a man. Raised by their single mother, who works two jobs and is made almost entirely out of worries, they have food and a roof...

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Front Desk

Front Desk

Kelly Yang

Ten year-old Mia Tang moved to the US for a better life, a freer life, but so far, it's a life where she runs the front desk of a motel while her parents clean rooms. And she's not even allowed to use the swimming pool. <br...

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 Read reviewEverything I've Never Said

Everything I’ve Never Said

Samantha Wheeler

A powerful novel about a subject rarely tackled - young people with disabilities and the families who love and support them.   

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Black Cockatoo

Black Cockatoo

Carl Merrison, Hakea Hustler

Black Cockatoo is a vignette that follows Mia, a young Aboriginal girl as she explores the fragile connections of family and culture.Mia is a 13-year-old girl from a remote community in the Kimberley. She is...

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Be Prepared

Be Prepared

Vera Brosgol

A gripping and hilarious middle-grade summer camp memoir from the author of Anya's Ghost.   

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Bob

Bob

Wendy Mass, Rebecca Stead, Nicholas Gannon

A charming middle-grade novel about friendship and the power of imagination, told in alternating chapters by Rebecca Stead, the Newbery Medal winning author of When You Reach Me, and Wendy Mass, New York Times bestselling author...

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 Read reviewCloud and Wallfish

Cloud and Wallfish

Anne Nesbet

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.

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 Read reviewKat Wolfe Investigates

Kat Wolfe Investigates

Lauren St John

Introducing pet-sitter and amateur detective, Kat Wolfe, in her first exciting adventure!

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 Read reviewTales from the Inner City

Tales from the Inner City

Shaun Tan

The visionary Shaun Tan returns to show us the soul-opening work he's been doing for the past five years.

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 Read reviewThe Orchard Underground

The Orchard Underground

Mat Larkin

An explosive, suspenseful and utterly brilliant middle-grade mystery for fans of Louis Sachar's Holes.

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