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Best Middle-Grade Paranormal of 2023

  • CHILDREN'S

    THE ENCHANTED LIFE OF VALENTINA MEJÍA

    FEB. 21, 2023

  • CHILDREN'S

    GRUMBONES

    AUG. 1, 2023

CHILDREN'S

GRUMBONES

by Jenn Bennett

Original and absorbing; presents suspenseful underworld chills alongside heartfelt human emotions. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE SKULL

    JULY 11, 2023

CHILDREN'S

THE SKULL

by Jon Klassen ; illustrated by Jon Klassen

Employing his customary pitch-perfect tonal gymnastics, only Klassen could inspire readers to want craniums as pals. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    DON'T WANT TO BE YOUR MONSTER

    JULY 5, 2023

CHILDREN'S

DON'T WANT TO BE YOUR MONSTER

by Deke Moulton

Members of persecuted minorities unite to fight crime: icky, impish, and thematically rich. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE OJJA-WOJJA

    MARCH 7, 2023

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

THE OJJA-WOJJA

by Magdalene Visaggio ; illustrated by Jenn St-Onge

Spooky, queer, and magical—it’s no mystery why this book is a wonder. Full review >

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