These titles aimed at ages 8-12 are Jenny's 2013 picks for Twenty by Jenny.
Scaly Spotted Feathered Frilled
Sibert-winning author Catherine Thimmesh (Team Moon) takes a brilliant and fresh approach to ... read more
The Real Boy
In the tradition of The Velveteen Rabbit and Pinocchio, Anne Ursu's (Breadcrumbs) latest ... read more
Fortunately, the Milk
When a father goes out to buy milk, he takes an inordinately long ... read more
The Time Fetch
Have you ever wondered why hours seem to leak out of the day? ... read more
The Thing About Luck
Newbery medalist Cynthia Kadohata's (Kira-Kira) moving novel of an intergenerational family unfolds through ... read more
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library
Fans of The Mysterious Benedict Society will flock to this fun-filled intellectual puzzle ... read more
Doll Bones
Holly Black (the Curse Workers series) breaks new ground with this tale of ... read more
Poseidon: Earth Shaker
This fifth book in the Olympians series from author-artist George O'Connor lives up ... read more
Destiny, Rewritten
In Kathryn Fitzmaurice's (The Year the Swallows Came Early) latest moving novel, 11-year-old ... read more
Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made
Timmy Failure is an unreliable narrator to stand alongside such antiheroes as Charlie ... read more
Road Trip
This collaboration by a father-and-son team starts as a rescue mission for a ... read more
The Vengekeep Prophecies
A family of thieves creates a con so clever it backfires in Farrey's ... read more
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