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When We Were Lost by Kevin Wignall

By Janie | August 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

This tense survival tale illustrates contrasting forms of leadership as teens struggle to find their way out of the Brazilian jungle.

Series Fiction for Tweens and Teens: A Book Series List!

By Betsy | August 16, 2019 | 4 Comments

Recommended book series for tweens and teens no matter what type of reading they enjoy!

The Ranger’s Apprentice Series by John Flanagan

By Betsy | August 15, 2019 | 2 Comments

A best-selling series for young teens set in a Medieval-esque, pseudo European world that combines adventure, heroism, villains, danger, and a touch of love.

Sal and Gabi Break the Universe by Carlos Hernandez

By Janie | August 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Fast-paced and far-out, this series opener mixes theoretical science with human joys and sorrows

The Strangers by Margaret Peterson Haddix

By Janie | August 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Popular children’s author Margaret Peterson Haddix begins another sci-fi/adventure series for middle-graders

Max & the Midknights by Lincoln Pierce

By Janie | August 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

A goofy plot and sword-and-sorcery setting make Max & the Midknights a fun series opener.

STEM Girls: a Roundup

By Janie | August 13, 2019 | 1 Comment

Three new series for middle-graders seek to encourage girls’ interest in the STEM fields.

The Mysterious Benedict Society Series by Trenton Lee Stewart

By Betsy | August 12, 2019 | 1 Comment

The Mysterious Benedict Society is a clever middle grades mystery series perfect for puzzle-loving tween and young teen readers.

*Super Jake and the King of Chaos by Naomi Milliner

By Janie | August 9, 2019 | 1 Comment

An aspiring magician discovers the real magic in “Super Jake,” his special-needs little brother

Superlative Birds by Leslie Bulion

By Janie | August 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Superlative Birds is a “Guiness Book of World Records” for our feathered friends, with a fun poetry angle.