Fans of the Penderwicks and the Vanderbeekers, meet the Finkel family in this middle grade novel about two autistic sisters, their detective agency, and life's most consequential mysteries.
When twelve-year-old Lara Finkel starts her very own detective agency, FIASCCO (Finkel Investigation Agency Solving Consequential Crimes Only), she does not... Read more
Jumbies: Book #2
Corinne LaMer defeated the wicked jumbie Severine months ago, but things haven't exactly gone back to normal in her Caribbean island home. Everyone knows Corinne is half-jumbie, and many of her neighbors treat her with mistrust. When local children begin to go missing, snatched from the beach and vanishing into wells, suspicious eyes turn to... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
Jumbies: Book #1
A spine-tingling tale rooted in Caribbean folklore that will have readers holding their breath as they fly through its pages. Corinne La Mer isn't afraid of anything. Not scorpions, not the boys who tease her, and certainly not jumbies. They're just tricksters parents make up to frighten their children. Then one night Corinne chases an agouti... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
By: India Hill Brown
Length: 4 hours 52 minutes
A spooky original #ownvoices ghost story with fantastic characters, chilling scenes--and a timely and important storyline about reclaiming an abandoned segregated cemetery.When Iris Rose makes a snow angel on an abandoned grave, it opens up a connection to the afterlife!She's summoned a ghost named Avery who wants to be remembered. Iris is... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
The Mighty Muskrats Mystery Series: Book #1
The Mighty Muskrats won’t let a mystery go unsolved!Sam, Otter, Atim, and Chickadee are four inseparable cousins growing up on the Windy Lake First Nation. Nicknamed the Mighty Muskrats for their habit of laughing, fighting, and exploring together, the cousins find that each new adventure adds to their reputation. When a visiting... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
The Mighty Muskrats Mystery Series: Book #3
The Mighty Muskrats, four cousins from the Windy Lake First Nation, are back for another adventure!The National Assembly of Cree Peoples has gathered together in the Windy Lake First Nation, home to the Mighty Muskrats—cousins Chickadee, Atim, Otter, and Sam. But when the treaty bundle, the center of a four-day-long ceremony, is taken, the... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
A Book About Identity, Justice, and Activism
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of This Book Is Anti-Racist, Tiffany Jewell, The Antiracist Kid is the essential guide to antiracism for empowering the young readers in your life!What is racism? What is antiracism? Why are both important to learn about? In this book, systemic racism and the antiracist tools to fight it are easily... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
In the spirit of modern-day classics like Fish in a Tree and Counting by 7s comes the story of a deaf girl's connection to a whale whose song can't be heard by his species, and the journey she takes to help him.
From fixing the class computer to repairing old radios, twelve-year-old Iris is a tech genius. But she's the only deaf person in her... Read more
Show Me a Sign
This piercing exploration of ableism and racism answers the call to dig deep, examine core beliefs, and question what is considered normal. Perfect for summer reading, distance learning, and school, peer, and family book groups.Deaf author and librarian Ann Clare LeZotte weaves a riveting Own Voices story inspired by the true history of a... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
A riveting standalone companion to the Schneider Family Book Award winner, Show Me a Sign by Deaf author and librarian, AnnClare LeZotte.Three years after being kidnapped as a "live specimen" in a cruel experiment to determine the cause of her deafness, MaryLambert has grown weary of domestic life on Martha's Vineyard, and even of her once... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
Meena and River have a lot in common: fathers forced to work away from home to make ends meet, grandmothers who mean the world to them, and faithful dogs. But Meena is an Indian immigrant girl living in New York City’s Chinatown, while River is a Kentucky coal miner’s son. As Meena’s family studies for citizenship exams and River’s town faces... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
How does a Black kid from North Philly wind up playing polo? The much-anticipated sequel to Ghetto Cowboy, now a major motion picture starring Idris Elba and Stranger Things’s Caleb McLaughlin.When Cole moves in with his dad, Harp, he thinks life will be sweet—just him and his horse, Boo, hanging out with Philadelphia’s urban cowboys. But when... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
Suddenly, something big and white bumps up against the car, and I jump. I think I must be dreamin’, ’cause I just saw a horse run by.When Cole’s mom dumps him in the mean streets of Philly to live with the dad he’s never met, the last thing he expects to see is a horse—let alone a stable full of them. He may not know much about cowboys, but what... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
"Tender and illuminating. A beautiful debut." --Rebecca Stead, Newbery Medal-winning author of When You Reach Me
A heartrending and hopeful debut novel about a nonverbal girl and her passion for space exploration, for fans of See You in the Cosmos, Mockingbird, and The Thing About Jellyfish.
Twelve-year-old Nova is eagerly awaiting the launch of... Read more
The turn of a card could change your destiny in this captivating middle grade adventure based on the Lotería card game and perfect for fans of Coco. While searching for her missing cousin, a young girl is transported to a mythical kingdom, becoming entangled in a perilous game of chance.
“A magical, philosophical tale rooted in Mexican lore.”... Read more
Vietnam-born author Thanhha Lai bursts onto the literary scene with Inside Out Back Again-her National Book Award-winning debut. Written in rich, free-verse poems, this moving tale follows a young Vietnamese girl as she leaves her war-torn homeland for America in 1975. With Saigon about to fall to the communists, 10-year-old HA, her mother, and... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
The beloved chapter book by New York Times bestselling author Cynthia Leitich Smith about the love and adventures shared by a Cherokee-Seminole boy and his Grampa! A perfect pick for new readers.What do Indian shoes look like, anyway? Like beautiful beaded moccasins... or hightops with bright orange shoelaces?Ray Halfmoon prefers hightops, but... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
Jasmine Toguchi #5
Jasmine Toguchi Series
With more than 130,000 copies sold, this award-winning chapter-book series starring a spunky Japanese American heroine returns with four new standalone books set on a family vacation in Japan!
Toothbrush? Check. Her special journal? Check! Eight-year-old Jasmine Toguchi?flamingo fan, tree climber, and top-notch messmaker?can hardly wait for her... Read more
Jasmine's best friend, Linnie, has just gotten a puppy. And now Jasmine wants a pet of her own—a flamingo! So when her grandmother sends Jasmine a daruma doll as a surprise gift, Jasmine colors in one doll eye and wishes for a flamingo to keep.Next, Jasmine tries to convince her parents that she’s responsible enough for a pet. She cleans her... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
It’s talent show time at school, and eight-year-old Jasmine Toguchi is excited to show her stuff. But as she thinks about her strengths—tree-climbing, mochi making, collage—none of them feel quite right to perform on-stage. Jasmine’s friends already have a talent: Tommy yo-yo’s, Daisy dances, and Linnie plays piano. Plus, Maggie Milsap (aka Miss... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List