A Long Pitch Home
by Natalie Dias Lorenzi
When Bilal's family suddenly moves to America, his father stays in Pakistan, and Bilal embraces baseball, an unexpected friend, and a new language. But this new way of life does not feel so special without Baba--will he ever get to America to see Bilal pitch a game?
Curse of the Boggin
by D. J. MacHale
When supernatural phenomenon start following Marcus O'Mara around, he discovers a key that leads to The Library, a place where all the stories of the living and dead are kept that will help him and his friends solve a terrifying mystery.
Live and Let Swim
by Mo O'Hara
On a trip to the aquarium, something fishy starts going on. Something that almost certainly involves evil older brothers, a vampire kitten, a psychic octopus and a plot to take over the world. In story two, TV show My Pet's Got Talent has come to town. But someone is stealing all the entrants' amazing abilities.
One Half From the East
by Nadia Hashimi
In modern-day Afghanistan, 10-year-old Obayda is a bacha posh, a girl dressed as a boy. She has more freedom than she would as a girl, and makes a good friend of another bacha posh, but must find a way to remain free when she returns to life as a girl.
Sting: It Takes a Crook to Catch a Crook
by Jude Watson
March and Jules are teenage twins, following in their father's footsteps as jewel thieves, but when their latest job goes wrong they end up with one jewel, a sapphire called the Morning Star, one of three cursed jewels--and the only way they can break the curse is to elude the FBI, Interpol, and a gang of international criminals, find the other two jewels, and reunite them.
The Alien That Ate My Socks
by Brandon Dorman
Henry and his brothers Hank and Hector are simply trying to get in all the fun they can before school starts, when a purple alien monster shows up and messes up their plans.
by Christina Soontornvat
When eleven-year-old Izzy's sister, Hen, disappears into the woods near their new house, Izzy, aided by a band of outlaw Changelings, must seek her in the land of Faerie.
The Dark Talent
by Brandon Sanderson
Having broken the Smedry Talents while saving the kingdom of Mokia from the Evil Librarian army, Alcatraz Smedry infiltrates the Highbrary as part of a desperate plan to save his comatose friend, Batille.
by Dan Poblocki
Poppy Caldwell is an orphan who keeps seeing a figure standing behind her in the mirror at the group home where she lives, but she does not associate this ghost with the letter that mysteriously appears in her file, claiming to be from a long-lost aunt, and inviting her to Larkspur House--and she is just one of five children who find themselves gathered in this strange house with a deadly past, and apparently no intention of letting the children escape.
The Last Kids on Earth and the Zombie Parade
by Max Brailler
After the monster apocalypse, Jack Sullivan has been having an awesome time living in a tree house with his three best friends. But when zombies start mysteriously disappearing, Jack and his friends suspect that an extremely evil force is at work.
The Wrong Side of Magic
by Janette Rallison
Eighth-grader Hudson stopped believing in magic long ago. Until the day he is whisked away to the magical land of Logos--a land ruled by words, thoughts, and memories. Upon arrival, Hudson is quickly saddled with a troll curse, and only his friend Charlotte can help rid him of the curse. But she has an agenda of her own--find and rescue the missing Princess of Logos.