12 July Children’s Books to Wake Your Brain Cells

Here are a star-filled and dynamic mix of graphic novels, true stories, nonfiction and novels for middle grades coming out in July. Enjoy!

The Accursed Vampire by Madeline McGrane

Bad Sister by Charise Mericle Harper, illustrated by Rory Lucey

Forever This Summer by Leslie C. Youngblood

Josephine Against the Sea by Shakirah Bourne

Lilla the Accidental Witch by Eleanor Crewes

Linked by Gordon Korman

Looking Up: An Illustrated Guide to Telescopes by Jacob Kramer, illustrated by Stephanie Scholz

Temple Alley Summer by Sachiko Kashiwaba, illustrated by Miho Satake

Ten Thousand Tries by Amy Makechnie

Weird Kid by Greg van Eekhout

When Grandfather Flew by Patricia MacLachlan, illustrated by Chris Sheban

World in Between by Kenan Trebincevic and Susan Shapiro