Kids' Books: Ages 9-12

Book Cover Image. Title: Percy Jackson's Greek Gods (B&N Exclusive Edition), Author: Rick Riordan
From bestselling author Rick Riordan comes a richly illustrated modern-day retelling of the origin stories of the Greek gods - as narrated by Percy Jackson. This exclusive edition includes a full-color Greek Gods Family Tree.
After a bump on the head in gym class, Nikki Maxwell has a dream in which she, her BFFs Chloe and Zoey, her crush Brandon, and mean girl Mackenzie all end up playing the roles of classic fairy tale characters. Of course, the stories don’t go quite as expected—because they each have a special Dork Diaries twist!
In the land of Artimé, Alex is adjusting to his role as mage, while in Quill, Aaron must confront serious challenges to his leadership, including an unexpected secret alliance. This B&N Exclusive Edition features excerpts from Mr. Today's private journal!

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Jason Segel, multitalented actor, writer, and musician, teams up with bestselling author Kirsten Miller for the hilariously frightening novel Nightmares!, the first book in a trilogy about a boy named Charlie and a group of kids who must face their fears to save their town. Nightmares! is on sale now.
Book Cover Image. Title: The Giver (B&N Exclusive Edition), Author: Lois Lowry
This edition of Lois Lowry's classic dystopian novel features a Q&A with the author, her reflection on the creation of The Giver Quartet, and a striking gold-foil jacket. The film adaptation of the book comes to DVD and Blu-ray this fall.
By Chris Colfer
Through the mysterious powers of a book of stories, twins Alex and Conner are swept up in an adventure that combines our modern day world with the realm of classic fairytales. The third book in the series, A Grimm Warning, is on sale now!
Book Cover Image. Title: Minecraft:  Combat Handbook: An Official Mojang Book, Author: Scholastic
In Minecraft, you're never alone and the threat of attack is constant. The Official Combat Handbook will teach you everything you need to know to defend yourself from hostile monsters and enemy players!
As the Devourers attempt to destroy humankind, the future of the planet rests on the slender shoulders of four 11-year-olds who can channel the wolf, leopard, panda, and falcon that can save the world.