Children’s / Teenage fiction: Action and adventure stories

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One More Mountain

It’s 2021, and the Taliban have regained power in Afghanistan. Parvana and Shauzia, the brave protagonists of The Breadwinner, must now flee to escape new dangers from an old enemy.

In Kabul, 15-year-old ...

Bee & Flea and the Compost Caper

Unlikely bug buddies bring the science of compost heaps to life

Bee is spending another beautiful, boring day pollinating flowers in the backyard when a visitor named Flea gallops onto the scene on a dog’s ...

Meranda and the Legend of the Lake

Eleven-year-old Meranda thought her life was complicated enough with cerebral palsy and her helicopter parents. But when her family visits her grandparents’ home on the coast, secrets begin to unfold. ...

Otter Lagoon

In the latest Sueño Bay Adventures graphic novel, the tiny island is experiencing extreme weather, a rash of shipwrecks and the disappearance of whole swaths of marine life. Is it climate change? A bad ...

The Errand: The Queen

The Queen is the third volume in The Errand graphic novel series. In each book of this series, Leo La Fleur and Adam Oehlers use poetic language and hauntingly beautiful illustrations to spin a darkly ...

Shadow Island

With nowhere left to live after losing his parents and working his way through a long list of relatives on the mainland, Ollie finds himself at his grandpa’s house in Sueño Bay, "home of the supernatural." ...

Horse of the River, The

Twelve-year-old Gillian has always dreamed of attending a horseback riding camp. But now that she’s going, she’s terrified. Will she make friends? Will she keep up with the other girls’ riding skills? ...

The Case of the Vanishing Caterpillar

A celebration of nature, curiosity, discovery, and mindfulness! Adapted from the award-winning TV show The Gumboot Kids, this outstanding new series of nature mystery books celebrates the joy and wonder ...

The Case of the Growing Bird Feeder

A celebration of nature, curiosity, discovery, and mindfulness! Adapted from the award-winning TV show The Gumboot Kids, this outstanding new series of nature mystery books celebrates the joy and wonder ...