Middle Grade Adventure Books

It’s tough being cooped up in the house all day. You work from home, you learn from home, and while you get to go on an exciting trip to the grocery store (or perhaps your local bookstore), chances are, your kids don’t. While we know they must be itching for a journey, it’s best to stay safe and stay home! Luckily, we have a simple solution to tide them over until they can go on adventures themselves again! Here is a list of stories that will take you to other worlds, or other cities, and keep your mind racing as you follow these characters in their quests for survival, understanding, victory over evil, a grand ol’ time, or any combination of the four! - Asma

The Last Kids on Earth Cover Image
By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9780670016617
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - October 13th, 2015

A Netflix Original series!

The New York Times and USA Today bestselling series, with over 5 million copies in print!


Some Kind of Courage Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780545665827
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Published: Scholastic Press - December 27th, 2016

The acclaimed author of The Honest Truth returns with an extraordinary novel about a boy's life-defining, death-defying journey.

Joseph Johnson has lost just about everyone he's ever loved. He lost his pa in an accident. He lost his ma and his little sister to sickness.


Spy School Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781442421837
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 2nd, 2013

Can an undercover nerd become a superstar agent? Ben Ripley sure hopes so—and his life may depend on it!

Ben Ripley may only be in middle school, but he’s already pegged his dream job: C.I.A. or bust.


The Invisible Boy Cover Image
By Alyssa Hollingsworth, Deborah Lee (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250155726
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 8th, 2020

If no one sees him, does he exist? This superhero-inspired adventure story explores friendship and what it means to be truly brave.


The Boys in the Back Row Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646140114
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Published: Levine Querido - October 6th, 2020

Best friends Matt and Eric are hatching a plan for one big final adventure together before Eric moves away: during the marching band competition at a Giant Amusement Park, they will sneak away to a nearby comics convention and meet their idol-a famous comic creator. Without cell phones. Or transportation. Or permission.


Masterminds Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062299994
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 2nd, 2016

The first book in the action-packed trilogy from New York Times bestselling author Gordon Korman is perfect for fans of Stranger Things and James Patterson. 


The Wolf Wilder Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781481419437
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 6th, 2016

“Fairy tale and history merge seamlessly” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) in this enchanting and lyrical novel about love and resilience from the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winner, Katherine Rundell.

Feo’s life is extraordinary.


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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

For fans of Lemony Snicket and Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library, this first book in the bestselling, award-winning Mysterious Benedict Society Series is not to be missed!


Beyond the Bright Sea Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781101994870
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Published: Puffin Books - September 18th, 2018

- Winner of the 2018 Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction - 

From the bestselling author of Echo Mountain and Newbery Honor–winner Wolf Hollow, Beyond the Bright Sea is an acclaimed best book of the year.