Tweens Read 22
Mark your calendars for Tweens Read 2022, the amazing festival that connects middle grade readers with authors! We're going to try to hold this event in person in a way that makes every attendee feel safe and welcome.
Please check this page for COVID safety precautions and to get up to date information about the festival.
We recommend that you pre-register for the festival, as attendance will be capped this year. To do so, click here
A complete line up of authors and the schedule for the day can be found at the TeenBookCon website. To preorder authors' books, see below.
A New York Times Bestseller
The riveting story of a heroic girl who fights for her belief that water should be for everyone.
Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents J. C. Cervantes's exciting new spin-off from the best-selling STORM RUNNER trilogy.
"This duology opener is accessible to readers who are new to this world. An engrossing, god-filled delight."--Kirkus Reviews
Dhonielle Clayton makes her middle-grade debut with a fantasy adventure set in a global magic school in the sky —an instant New York Times and #1 Indie Bestseller!
"The Marvellers deserves the highest compliment I can give a book: I want to live in this world." —Rick Riordan, #1 New York Times bestselling–author
Lo único que Néstor López quiere es vivir en un mismo lugar por más de unos meses y cenar con su papá.
Después de que el papá de Néstor se marcha a otra misión, el muchacho y su mamá se mudan a un nuevo pueblo a vivir con su abuela. Néstor planea pasar desapercibido, y de ninguna manera quiere que nadie sepa su secreto más profundo: que puede hablar con los animales.
“An enchanting adventure that will leave readers hungry for more.” – Kwame Mbalia, #1 New York Times bestselling author
New York Times bestselling author J. Elle makes her middle grade debut in this magical new series about a Black girl who learns she's a witch and must save her inner-city magic school from closing, perfect for fans of Wendy Mass.
In the tenth book in the New York Times bestselling Spy School series, Ben Ripley races against time and across state lines—by car, train, boat, and plane—to avoid his new cyber enemies and track down Murray Hill.
Ben Ripley’s longtime nemesis, Murray Hill, has put a price on Ben’s head and accused him of being at the center of a conspiracy on th
After the tragic loss of their sister, Zack and his siblings band together to investigate a Morse Code-inspired mystery in this stunning novel about grief and resilience.
When Zack’s younger sister dies in a tragic accident, his family moves to a small town in the Northwest to try and heal from all the pain.
From the New York Times bestselling creator of the Hazardous Tales series comes an exciting activity book that puts kids’ writing, drawing, and researching to the test! Do you have what it takes to be a Hazardous Cartoonist?
Make your own way through history!
From bestselling author Terri Libenson, this is a story about how there’s more to everyone than meets the eye.
Pride. Popularity . . . Poetry? Middle school.
Ruby and Mia are total opposites:
Ruby is a little awkward, not a “joiner,” and loves to write poetry.
While Mia is type A, popular(ish), and wants to be class prez.
Highly-acclaimed author of Caterpillar Summer, Gillian McDunn explores boyhood in a funny, big-hearted story about a kid trying to find the best way to be his best self.
Jennifer A. Nielsen, award-winning author of A Night Divided and Rescue, artfully weaves together the stories of five kids living through World War I, each of whom holds the key to the others' futures...
"Monsters have never been so much fun." --Stuart Gibbs, New York Times bestselling author of the Spy School series on The Supernatural Society
From the acclaimed actor and Stonewall Honor–winning author of The Best at It, Maulik Pancholy, comes a new middle grade novel about a gay Indian American boy who learns the power of using his voice. For fans of Merci Suárez Changes Gears and Better Nate Than Ever.
From the award-winning author of The First Rule of Punk and Strange Birds, a dazzling novel about a young girl who collects the missing pieces of her origin story from the family of legendary luchadores she’s never met.
In the mid 19th century, a religious movement called Spiritualism spread across America. Spiritualists believe that the living could communicate with the dead.
The Land of Stories meets Dominican myths and legends come to life in Pilar Ramirez and the Escape from Zafa, a blockbuster contemporary middle-grade fantasy duology starter from Julian Randall. Fans of Tristan Strong and The Storm Runner, here is your next obsession.
An original middle-grade graphic novel from Graphix starring Miles Morales, by bestselling author Justin A. Reynolds and Eisner nominee Pablo Leon!
Join MIles Morales in his most epic adventure yet!
Miles Morales has just about gotten used to this being Spider-Man thing. Keeping Brooklyn safe, taking down bad guys, and finishing his homework—he’s got this!
Reminiscent of Doll Bones and Small Spaces, this “delightfully eerie” (Erin A.
From Christina Soontornvat, the visionary and versatile author of two 2021 Newbery Honor Books, comes a high-seas adventure set in a Thai-inspired fantasy world.
The spooky summer adventures of the Sinister-Winterbottom twins continue in another gothic mystery: can Theo and Alexander solve the secret of the Sanguine Spa in the little Transylvania Mountains?
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • Twelve year-old Maizy discovers her family’s Chinese restaurant is full of secrets in this irresistible novel that celebrates food, fortune, and family.
Welcome to the Golden Palace!
A bullied 12-year-old boy must find a new normal after his mother has a stroke and his life is turned upside down.
William Wyatt Orser, a socially awkward middle schooler, is a wordsmith who, much to his annoyance, acquired the ironically ungrammatical nickname of “Worser" so long ago that few people at school know to call him anything else.