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From dragons to robots to good old-fashioned spellwork, this curated list of stories offer epic fantasy, bold adventure, and mesmerizing magic! If you're not seeing what you're looking for, browse our full site using the search bar, or ask an expert on our BookKids Hotline!

 

The Crossover (The Crossover Series) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780544935204
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2019

Once Upon an Eid: Stories of Hope and Joy by 15 Muslim Voices Cover Image
By S. K. Ali (Editor), Aisha Saeed (Editor), Sara Alfageeh (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419740831
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Published: Amulet Books - May 5th, 2020

The Line Tender Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780735231610
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Published: Puffin Books - April 21st, 2020

Chains (The Seeds of America Trilogy) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781416905868
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 5th, 2010

Fever 1793 Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780689848919
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 1st, 2002

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The One and Only Ivan Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780061992278
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Published: HarperCollins - January 6th, 2015

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The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780440420477
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Published: Yearling - March 13th, 2007

The Mighty Heart of Sunny St. James Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316515542
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 24th, 2020

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The Canyon's Edge Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316494694
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 8th, 2020

The War That Saved My Life Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780147510488
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Published: Puffin Books - May 31st, 2016

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The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781101997253
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Published: Puffin Books - April 3rd, 2018

Book Scavenger (The Book Scavenger series #1) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250079800
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Published: Square Fish - April 12th, 2016

Efrén Divided Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062881687
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Published: Quill Tree Books - March 31st, 2020

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Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780312581497
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Published: Square Fish - September 29th, 2009

Saving Winslow Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062570710
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Published: HarperCollins - September 3rd, 2019

Iqbal Cover Image
By Francesco D'Adamo, Ann Leonori (Translated by)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781416903291
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Published: Aladdin - July 1st, 2005

I Can Make This Promise Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062871992
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Published: Quill Tree Books - October 1st, 2019

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Raymie Nightingale Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763696917
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Published: Candlewick - April 10th, 2018

Because of Winn-Dixie Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763680862
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Published: Candlewick - December 8th, 2015

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Out of My Mind Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781416971719
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 1st, 2012

A Place at the Table Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358116684
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Published: Clarion Books - August 11th, 2020

Belly Up (FunJungle) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781416987321
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - July 5th, 2011

Space Case (Moon Base Alpha) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781442494879
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 13th, 2015

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The Inquisitor's Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog Cover Image
By Adam Gidwitz, Hatem Aly (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780142427378
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Published: Puffin Books - March 20th, 2018

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George (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780545812573
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 25th, 2017

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Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780307931474
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Published: Yearling - June 24th, 2014

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Refugee Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780545880831
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: Scholastic Press - July 25th, 2017

Scary Stories for Young Foxes Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250181428
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - July 30th, 2019

The Other Boy Cover Image
By M. G. Hennessey, Sfe R. Monster (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062427670
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Published: HarperCollins - June 4th, 2019

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Hoot Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780440419396
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Published: Yearling - December 27th, 2005

The Night Diary Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780735228528
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Published: Puffin Books - April 23rd, 2019

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When Stars Are Scattered Cover Image
By Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Victoria Jamieson (Illustrator), Iman Geddy (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780525553908
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Published: Dial Books - April 14th, 2020

The Parker Inheritance Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780545946179
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - March 27th, 2018

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The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780312659301
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Published: Square Fish - January 4th, 2011

Amina's Voice Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781481492072
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Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - May 1st, 2018

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Stand Up, Yumi Chung! Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780525554998
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Published: Puffin Books - March 16th, 2021

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Inside Out and Back Again Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780061962790
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Published: HarperCollins - January 2nd, 2013

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From the Desk of Zoe Washington Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062875853
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 14th, 2020

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The Candymakers Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780316002592
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 3rd, 2011

Merci Suárez Changes Gears Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536212587
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Published: Candlewick - April 7th, 2020

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Greenglass House Cover Image
By Kate Milford, Jaime Zollars (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780544540286
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Published: Clarion Books - November 1st, 2016

Fish in a Tree Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780142426425
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Published: Puffin Books - March 28th, 2017

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Esperanza Rising (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780439120425
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 1st, 2002

The Book of Boy Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062686213
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Published: Greenwillow Books - May 5th, 2020

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Everything Sad Is Untrue: (a true story) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646140008
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Published: Levine Querido - August 25th, 2020

Auma's Long Run Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780823445653
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Published: Holiday House - September 1st, 2020

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Wonder Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780375869020
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - February 14th, 2012

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A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780547577319
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Published: Clarion Books - October 4th, 2011

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A Wolf Called Wander Cover Image
By Rosanne Parry, Mónica Armiño (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062895936
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Published: Greenwillow Books - May 7th, 2019

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Hatchet Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781416936473
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - December 26th, 2006

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Pax Cover Image
By Sara Pennypacker, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062377029
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Published: Balzer + Bray - April 2nd, 2019

The First Rule of Punk Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780425290422
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Published: Puffin Books - July 17th, 2018

A Good Kind of Trouble Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062836694
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Published: Balzer + Bray - June 16th, 2020

Ghost (Track #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781481450164
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2017

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Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks Cover Image
By Jason Reynolds, Alexander Nabaum (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781481438292
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 27th, 2020

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Ghost Boys Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316262262
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019

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Echo Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780439874021
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 24th, 2015

Mañanaland Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338157864
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 3rd, 2020

Holes (Holes Series #1) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780440414803
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Published: Yearling - May 9th, 2000

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Pay Attention, Carter Jones Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780544790858
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: Clarion Books - February 5th, 2019

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Counting by 7s Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780142422861
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Published: Puffin Books - September 16th, 2014

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Goodbye Stranger Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780307980861
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Published: Yearling - May 2nd, 2017

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The Mysterious Benedict Society Cover Image
By Trenton Lee Stewart, Carson Ellis (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780316003957
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2008

The Secret of Nightingale Wood Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338312850
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Published: Chicken House - March 26th, 2019

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Other Words for Home Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062747808
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 28th, 2019

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The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781328499219
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 4th, 2018

Front Desk Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338157796
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - May 29th, 2018