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The Journal Gazette

Wednesday, June 06, 2018 1:00 am

New library books

The following middle grade books are new in the children's department of the main Allen County Public Library downtown.


“Legends of the Lost Causes” by Brad McLelland

A ragtag group of orphans searches for a cursed stone in the Old West while being pursued by zombies.


“The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl” by Stacy McAnulty

When a lightning strike makes Lucy a math genius, she thinks she has her whole life figured out. But she's about to face her most difficult problem yet: middle school.


“Crash Landing” by Scott Seegert

Kelvin goes to junior high in space and has to deal with everything from aliens to evil scientists to gathering up the courage to ask his crush to the dance.

“The Last” by Katherine Applegate

Fearing that she's the last of her kind, Byx sets out on a journey and discovers a secret that could change everything.


“A Dash of Trouble” by Anna Meriano

When Leonaora sneaks out of school to help her family prepare for the annual Dia de los Muertos festival, she learns a shocking truth: the women in her family are witches.