April Middle Grade Releases

I'm loving middle grade books right now and since I order so many for my library I legitimately get excited when I discover new ones. I thought I would show you middle grade books coming out in April - specifically the ones I am excited about and want to read myself. Happy reading!

Karthik Delivers by Sheela Chari - Karthik's family's store is having financial troubles. His parents are all about him working hard and getting good grades. But he has found a new passion in acting that he can't tell them about. Will he go down his family's path or his own? (April 26th, 2022)

Izzy Hawthorne: Destiny Awaits by Bethany Baptiste - A sci-fi adventure following the events of the Disney movie Lightyear through the perspective of Izzy Hawthorne, Buzz's newest friend. (April 26th, 2022)

Witchlings by Claribel A. Ortega - Seven and two other witches aren't able to join a coven in the Black Moon Ceremony so they must work together to complete the impossible task in order to be in a coven together. (April 5th, 2022)

Wild Ride by Keith Calabrese - A night of no parents turns into an adventure featuring an epic car heist. (April 5th, 2022)

Winnie Zeng Unleashes a Legend by Katie Zhao - Winnie Zeng awakens the stuff of legends from her grandmother's cookbook. With the help of a talking rabbit and her newfound powers, she must save her town from total chaos.  (April 26th, 2022)

Jennifer Chan is Not Alone by Tae Keller - Mallory Moss' new neighbor Jennifer Chan believes in aliens and thinks she can find them. When she goes missing and it's up to Mallory to find her while discovering the truth about why she ran. (April 26th, 2022)

Welcome to the Creature Café by Jennifer Castle - The Aristokittens are getting a chapter book series in which they re-open an abandoned restaurant. Uncovered secrets might just lead them to a great new adventure. (April 19th, 2022)

The Pear Affair by Judith Eagle - Nell is looking for her missing au pair in none other than Paris. A promising mystery emerges as past coworkers of Pear are tight-lipped and a sinister plot comes to light. (Republish: April 19th, 2022)

The Great Biscuit Bake-Off by Jennifer Castle - The Aristokittens culinary adventures continues as new guests arrive prompting a new biscuit-making contest where Toulouse attempts to show that he can bake too. (April 19th, 2022)

Grow Up, Tahlia Wilkins! by Karina Evans - Tahlia Wilkins gets her first period twenty-four hours before a summer kick-off pool party. Her best friend is to the rescue as they scheme their way to avoid utter embarrassment. (April 19th, 2022)

It's the End of the World and I'm in my Bathing Suit by Justin A. Reynolds - Eddie has found a way to wear out all his clothes all summer so he could avoid doing his least favorite chore - Laundry. The problem is he gets caught and must do it all in one night. Then with all of his clothes still watching the electricity goes out. Him and the neighborhood kids begin to realize that their families are nowhere to be seen and they might just be the last people on Earth. (April 5th, 2022)

Consider the Octopus by Nora Raleigh Baskin & Gae Polisner - Jeremy has to spend a boring summer with his scientist mom on a research trip. But when a girl sneaks aboard the ship an adventure ensues. (April 5th, 2022)

Which new release are you excited to get your hands on?


  1. Oh my goodness- so many of these look so fun. I haven't read any of them. Hard to pick which ones look the best to me- but I would have to say Winnie Zeng and Consider the Octopus probably will pull me in first Hope you are reading some great books. :)


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