Best Middle-Grade Books of 2013 to Get Pulses Pounding [SHOWING SLIDE 4 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.

JINX by Sage Blackwood
Kirkus Star
by Sage Blackwood

"Unsurprisingly, Jinx displays hints of developing powers beyond the ordinary. Astonishingly, he and his world still seem fresh, for all that they echo familiar tropes. (Fantasy. 10-12)"
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