Posted in 2015-2016 Club, Not Mock Newbery

The Orphan Army by Jonathan Maberry

The Nightsiders#1
Summary:  In the future, bug-like aliens are taking over Earth and young Milo Silk learns through dreams and strange encounters that there are other ancient monsters on the planet that are also threatened by the aliens, and that he may be the hero destined to lead his friends in saving the universe.

Simon and Schuster

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Posted in 2011-2012 Club, Not Mock Newbery

Meeting, by Nina Kiriki Hoffman

Magic Next Door series

Summary:  Middle school student Maya Andersen and her family move to Oregon, where the residents of the apartment building next to them have magical powers and the basement is a portal to other worlds, which Maya and her secret alien companion, Rimi, must use to track down aliens who snatched Rimi from her home planet in an attempt to rule the universe.