Kids' Books: Ages 9-12

Book Cover Image. Title: Minecraft:  The Complete Handbook Collection, Author: Scholastic
Hardcover
Minecraft's four handbooks are available in a stunning, gold-foiled boxed set! This ultimate collection includes the Essential Handbook, Redstone Handbook, Combat Handbook, and Construction Handbook. Each contains helpful tips and information from the creators themselves.
Hardcover
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!
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Road trip! Greg Heffley and his family hit the highway in this ninth book in the bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. Click on the video to learn more from series author-illustrator, Jeff Kinney.

Book Cover Image. Title: The Giver (B&N Exclusive Edition), Author: Lois Lowry
Hardcover
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!
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.