Best Middle-Grade Books of 2013 to Get Pulses Pounding [SHOWING SLIDE 1 OF 15]

Who doesn't like a little armchair adventure every now and then? Explore a crazy old house that harbors more than one family secret. Travel to the heart of darkest New York City with a couple of Canadian orphans. Venture to a magical land populated by the spirits of beloved pets. You'll find these thrills and more, both fantastic and realistic, among our picks for the best middle-grade books of 2013.

THE TWISTROSE KEY by Tone Almhjell
Kirkus Star
by Tone Almhjell, illustrated by Ian Schoenherr

"Fantasy that evokes the classics of yore and stands proudly among them. (Fantasy. 9-13)"
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