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
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The New York Times and USA Today bestselling series, with over 5 million copies in print!
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.
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.
If no one sees him, does he exist? This superhero-inspired adventure story explores friendship and what it means to be truly brave.
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.
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.
“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.
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!
- 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.