Attack of the Alien Horde, by Robert Venditti

Miles Taylor and the Golden Cape series
Summary:  After starting at a new school, a nerdy seventh-grader becomes a reluctant superhero.

Simon and Schuster

 

From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess, by Meg Cabot

Summary:  A middle-grade spinoff of The Princess Diaries, about the long-lost sister of Mia Thermopolis, Princess of Genovia.

Feiwel & Friends

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Public School Superhero, by James Patterson

Summary:  In Kenny Wright’s active imagination he’s a world famous superhero, but in the real world he’s a sixth grade “Grandma’s Boy” whose struggles to fit in at his Washington D.C. inner city school will put his grades and family loyalty to the test.

Little, Brown

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The Rookie Bookie, by L. Jon Wertheim

Rookie BookieSummary:  When seventh-grader Mitch Sloan moves to Jonasburg, Indiana, he uses his exceptional skills in math, money, and sports statistics to make friends–but gets in over his head when he starts a football betting ring.

Little, Brown

The Meaning of Maggie, by Megan Jean Sovern

Meaning of MaggieSummary:  Eleven-year-old Maggie Mayfield is an A-plus student with big plans for herself, but at this moment she is also facing a lot of problems–like starting middle school and figuring out how to help her father who is out of work and in a wheelchair.

Chronicle

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Cool Beans, by Lisa Harkrader

Cool BeansSummary:  A small-town bully faces off against a budding artist as well as a rousing, decisive game of dodge ball.

Houghton Mifflin

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Evil Fairies Love Hair, by Mary Thompson

Evil Fairies Love HairSummary:  Ali and her middle school classmates are raising flocks of fairies to make their wishes come true. But growing a flock is harder than it sounds: the fairies eat only human hair, and the rules for dealing with them are confusing, misleading, and subject to change. As Ali and her friends struggle to earn their wishes, mistakes are made, spells go awry, and soon Ali is up against hundreds of two-inch-tall imps who have very big plans—to replace all the parents in town!—and the power to carry them out.

Clarion

 

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