MIDDLE GRADE BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS

Best Middle Grade Novels on October 2019 Shopping Deals at Bestonio.com

  • Best Friends

    • ISBN: 1250317460
    • Manufacturer: First Second

    A National and New York Times Bestseller!The creators of Real Friends Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham are back with a true story about popularity, first crushes, and finding your own path in the graphic novel, Best Friends.Follow your heart. Find your people.Sixth grade is supposed to be perfect. Shannon’s got a sure spot in the in-crowd called The ... [read more]

  • Middle School, The Worst Years of My Life

    • UPC: 000316101699
    • ISBN: 0316101699
    • Brand: Little Brown and Company
    • Manufacturer: Little, Brown and Company

    Discover the #1 bestselling middle-grade comic that inspired a major motion picture: Children's Choice Award winner James Patterson has never been more hilarious and heartwarming.Rafe Khatchadorian has enough problems at home without throwing his first year of middle school into the mix. Luckily, he's got an ace plan for the best year ever: to brea... [read more]

  • Diary of a 6th Grade Ninja

    • ISBN: 1493527487
    • Manufacturer: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

    Age Level: 9 - 12 | Grade Level: 4th and upMy name is Chase Cooper, and I'm a 6th grade ninja. It's my first day at a different school and the only person I know is my cousin, Zoe (but she might be a little too cool for me). I was just another scrawny kid until a group of ninjas recruited me into their clan. It was a world of trouble I wasn't prepa... [read more]

  • Trapped in a Video Game (Book 1) (Volume 1)

    • UPC: 050837421714
    • ISBN: 1449494862
    • Brand: Andrews McMeel Publishing
    • Manufacturer: Andrews McMeel Publishing

    Age Level: 8-12Kids who love video games will love this first installment of the new 5-book series about 12-year old Jesse Rigsby and his wild adventures inside different video games.Jesse Rigsby hates video games - and for good reason. You see, a video game character is trying to kill him. After getting sucked in the new game Full Blast with his f... [read more]

  • Wish

    • ISBN: 1250144051
    • Manufacturer: Square Fish

    A New York Times bestseller!A touching story about a girl and her dog, perfect for young animal lovers.Eleven-year-old Charlie Reese has been making the same secret wish every day since fourth grade. She even has a list of all the ways there are to make the wish, such as cutting off the pointed end of a slice of pie and wishing on it as she takes t... [read more]

  • The One and Only Ivan

    • ISBN: 0061992275
    • Brand: HarperCollins
    • Manufacturer: HarperCollins

    Soon to be a major motion picture!Winner of the Newbery Medal and a #1 New York Times bestsellerThis unforgettable novel from renowned author Katherine Applegate celebrates the transformative power of unexpected friendship. Inspired by the true story of a captive gorilla known as Ivan, this illustrated book is told from the point of view of Ivan h... [read more]

  • The Secret Lake: A children's mystery adventure

    • ISBN: 0956932304
    • Brand: imusti
    • Manufacturer: Well Said Press

    A lost dog, a hidden time tunnel and a secret lake. A page-turning time travel adventure for children aged 8-11. Now enjoyed by thousands of young readers! When Stella and her younger brother, Tom, move to their new London home, they become mystified by the disappearances of Harry, their elderly neighbour’s small dog. Where does he go? And why d... [read more]

  • Epic Zero Box Set: Tales of a Not-So-Super 6th Grader (Books 1-3)

    • Manufacturer: But That's Another Story ... Press

    Growing up in a superhero family is cool, unless you're powerless ...**Gold Medal Winner - Readers' Favorite Book Awards**All Elliott Harkness wants is to be a superhero. His parents are superheroes. His older sister is a superhero. Heck, even his dog is a superhero. But Elliott has a problem--he's a "Zero"--which is super-speak for powerless! So, ... [read more]

  • Hey, Kiddo (National Book Award Finalist)

    • ISBN: 0545902487
    • Manufacturer: Graphix

    A National Book Award Finalist!  In kindergarten, Jarrett Krosoczka's teacher asks him to draw his family, with a mommy and a daddy. But Jarrett's family is much more complicated than that. His mom is an addict, in and out of rehab, and in and out of Jarrett's life. His father is a mystery -- Jarrett doesn't know where to find him, or even what hi... [read more]

  • Wilder Boys

    • ISBN: 148143263X
    • Manufacturer: Aladdin

    Two brothers need all their wilderness skills to survive when they set off into the woods of Wyoming in search of their absent father.Jake and Taylor Wilder have been taking care of themselves for a long time. Their father abandoned the family years ago, and their mother is too busy working and running interference between the boys and her boyfrien... [read more]

  • The Girl Who Drank the Moon (Winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal)

    • ISBN: 1616207469
    • Brand: Algonquin Young Readers
    • Manufacturer: Algonquin Young Readers

    Winner of the 2017 Newbery Award The New York Times Bestseller An Entertainment Weekly Best Middle Grade Book of 2016 A New York Public Library Best Book of 2016 A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2016 An Amazon Top 20 Best Book of 2016 A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2016 A School Library Journal Best Book of 2016 Named to KirkusReviews’ Be... [read more]

  • Brainwashed: Crime Travelers Spy School Mystery & International Adventure Series Book 1

    • ISBN: 194013711X
    • Manufacturer: Flying Solo Press LLC

    "Like the Bourne Identity, but for kids, Crime Travelers tracks the secret urban adventures of the New Resistance, a group of international orphaned teens living in hotels, traveling the globe, and fighting crime worldwide. " - M. Robichaux, Editor | This middle-grade series combines "action and adventure with global awareness and smart humor." Cla... [read more]

  • Code 7: Cracking the Code for an Epic Life

    • ISBN: 1940556007
    • Brand: Candy Wrapper Inc
    • Manufacturer: Candy Wrapper Inc.

    Age Level: 6 and up | Grade Level: 1 and upGuided Reading Level: H-M | Lexile® Measure: 500L - 600LKid-Tested, Parent and Teacher Approved.Mom's Choice Award Gold Recipient - Children's AnthologiesRoyal Dragonfly Award Winner - Children's Chapter BookWishing Shelf Award Winner - Children's Chapter Book"Code 7 engages kids through entertain... [read more]

  • Girl's Best Friend (A Maggie Brooklyn Mystery)

    • ISBN: 1599906902
    • Brand: Bloomsbury U S A Children s Books
    • Manufacturer: Bloomsbury USA Childrens

    Nancy Drew fans will fall for the first title in Leslie Margolis's pitch-perfect middle-grade series, The Maggie Brooklyn Mysteries. Dogs are disappearing in her neighborhood, and Maggie Brooklyn Sinclair knows all about it. After all, she has a semi-secret after-school gig as a professional (ok, amateur) dog-walker. Maggie hates to see a pup in tr... [read more]

  • The Finest Hours (Young Readers Edition): The True Story of a Heroic Sea Rescue (True Rescue Series)

    • ISBN: 1250044235
    • Brand: Tougias Michael J
    • Manufacturer: Square Fish

    This adaptation for young readers of The Finest Hours: The True Story of the US Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue by Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman tells the story of the shipwreck of two oil tankers and the harrowing Coast Guard rescue when four men in a tiny lifeboat overcame insurmountable odds and saved more than 30 stranded sailors. N... [read more]

  • Once (Once Series)

    • ISBN: 0312653042
    • Brand: Square Fish
    • Manufacturer: Square Fish

    Felix, a Jewish boy in Poland in 1942, is hiding from the Nazis in a Catholic orphanage. The only problem is that he doesn't know anything about the war, and thinks he's only in the orphanage while his parents travel and try to salvage their bookselling business. And when he thinks his parents are in danger, Felix sets off to warn them--straight in... [read more]

  • I'm 12 Years Old And I Saved The World

    • ISBN: 0692399798
    • Manufacturer: Sir Brody Books

    I'm Adam--Adam Shannon Dakota Carr. Yeah, it's a terrible name. But it gets worse. I've got a super lame cell phone and Mom won't let me cut my hair. As if things aren't bad enough, Dad loses his job and Mom and Dad's marriage is on the rocks. Now it's up to me to fix everything. That's right--I'm 12 years old, and I'm about to save the world.... [read more]

  • The Boy Who Saved Baseball

    • ISBN: 0142402869
    • Brand: Ritter, John H.
    • Manufacturer: Puffin Books

    Tom Gallagher is in a tight spot. The fate of the Dillontown team rests on the outcome of one baseball game, winner take all. If Tom's team loses, they lose their field too. But how can they possibly win? Just when everything seems hopeless, a mysterious boy named Cruz de la Cruz rides into town and claims to know the secret of hitting. Not to ment... [read more]

  • The Okay Witch

    • ISBN: 1534431454
    • Manufacturer: Aladdin

    Sabrina the Teenage Witch meets Roller Girl in this hilarious, one-of-a-kind graphic novel about a half-witch who has just discovered the truth about herself, her family, and her town and is doing her best to survive middle school now that she knows everything!Magic is harder than it looks. Thirteen-year-old Moth Hush loves all things witchy. But s... [read more]

  • A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story

    • ISBN: 0547577311
    • Brand: Clarion Books
    • Manufacturer: HMH Books for Young Readers

    The New York Times bestseller A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours’ walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day. The boy, Salva, becomes one of the "lost boys"... [read more]

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