Engage middle school hearts and minds with these gripping and complex stories that place family at their center. With multi-dimensional characters and plot themes, these titles explore the range of emotion in middle schoolers’ experience.
After Ethan loses his best friend and moves from Boston to smalltown Georgia, he discovers that life can be transformed in one moment, but that one moment doesn’t have to define him for life
Here is an achingly beautiful and endearing story about two foster children who want desperately to believe that they’ve found their forever home.
Marvin Gardens is an unusual creature and best friend to lonely Obe Devlin. He’s also Obe’s biggest secret.
Is bravery and becoming a man only about proving something, or is it just as important to own up to what you won’t do?
In an affecting and realistic novel with bright spots of humor, Noah faces the complexities of navigating middle school while feeling helpless in the face of a family crisis.
While Claire’s dad is talking to her, he falls over with a medical emergency. Will there ever be joking again?
A father-and-son journey along the Lewis and Clark Trail offers readers a genre-bending blend of American history, thrilling action, and personal discovery.
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