Summary: The Pickles are new to Midnight Gulch, Tennessee, a town which legend says was once magic–but Felicity is convinced the magic is still there, and with the help of her new friend Jonah the Beedle she hopes to bring the magic back.
Summary: Hazel Kaplansky and new student Samuel Butler investigate rumors that a Russian spy has infiltrated their small Vermont town, amidst the fervor of Cold War era McCarthyism, but more is revealed than they could ever have imagined.
Summary: Inspired by her late grandmother, thirteen-year-old Nina spends a summer secretly doing good deeds for her neighbors and enjoying the changes she brings about, even as she is dealing with changing friendships and family issues.
Summary: Almost twelve-year-old Siria, who chases firetrucks in the middle of the night to ensure her fire fighter dad’s safety, learns about bravery one winter as she tries to mend a broken friendship.
Summary: To stop Hatch from using the Elgen fleet to gain world power, Michael and the rest of the Electroclan must destroy the lead ship, but divisions within the Electroclan threaten the success of their operation.
Simon Pulse/Mercury Ink
Summary: When Jeremy Johnson Johnson’s strange ability to speak to the ghost of Jacob Grimm draws the interest of his classmate Ginger Boltinghouse, the two find themselves at the center of a series of disappearances in their hometown.
Alfred A. Knopf
Fairy Bell SistersSummary: Usually, when the Summer People take over the cottages of Sheepskerry Island, the Fairy Bell Sisters go into hiding, but when kind-hearted Rosy realizes that a Summer Child named Louisa needs help, she does the unthinkable and befriends her.
Summary: Zach, Alice, and Poppy, friends from a Pennsylvania middle school who have long enjoyed acting out imaginary adventures with dolls and action figures, embark on a real-life quest to Ohio to bury a doll made from the ashes of a dead girl.
Margaret K. McElderry Books
The Kicks series
Summary: After moving to California, seventh-grader Devin is afraid she will not make the soccer team but finds, instead, a team is so bad that she is compelled to take the lead and turn it into something the players and coach can all be proud of.
Simon & Schuster
Summary: When twelve-year-old Nell and her best friend, Lydia, are forbidden to see each other, they hatch a plan to spend their summer days in an abandoned miniature golf course, where they soon find others in search of a home.
Summary: For Ruby Pepperdine, the center of everything is on the rooftop of Pepperdine Motors, stargazing from the circle of her grandmother Gigi’s hug. Now Ruby’s best friend, Lucy, is mad at her. Worst of all, Ruby regrets what happened with Gigi. And now it’s too late to make things right. But Ruby has one last hope. It all depends on what happens on Bunning Day, when the entire town will hear her read her winning essay. And it all depends on her twelfth birthday wish– unless she messes that up too.
Summary: Teens Jack, Marco, Aly, and Cass begin a quest to find seven pieces of Atlantis’ power that were hidden long ago and that will, if returned to Atlantis, save them from certain death due to the genetic abnormality that also gives them superior abilities.