Three Books on a Theme: Middle Grade Adventure

If you're familiar with library people, you may suspect that many of us harbor an inner tween book lover who craves adventure. And you'd be absolutely right! Here are three thrilling novels featuring intrepid and courageous kids, recommended by library staff.

Dragons in A Bag

In Brooklyn, nine-year-old Jax joins Ma, a curmudgeonly witch who lives in his building, on a quest to deliver three baby dragons to a magical world. Recommended by Natalie

The Last Hope in Hopetown

Twelve-year-old Sophie and her 300-year-old best vampire friend Delphine break into a secret government facility to find a cure for the illness causing vampires to go rogue. Recommended by Sarah

Freddie Vs. the Family Curse

Freddie Ruiz is cursed. But when he discovers a family heirloom, a century-old amulet from the Philippines that's supposed to bring good fortune, Freddie thinks his luck is finally about to change. He couldn't be more wrong. Recommended by Libby

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Staff Picks: Middle Grade Adventure!

Here are staff recommendations for courageous kids of all stripes taking the journeys, conquering the fears, befriending the beasts, and more!

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