2014 Debut Middle Grade Authors

Rebecca BehrensWHEN AUDREY MET ALICE
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Genre: Upper-MG Contemporary
Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
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Skila BrownCAMINAR
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Genre: MG
Publisher: Candlewick Press

Edith CohnSPIRIT’S KEY
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Genre: Middle Grade Mystery
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux Books for Young Readers

  

Lindsay CummingsTHE BALANCE KEEPERS
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Genre: MG
Publisher: Katherine Tegen (HarperCollins)
Lindsay also has a Young Adult novel, THE MURDER COMPLEX, out this year. See YA page for details.

Tara DairmanALL FOUR STARS
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Genre: Humorous Middle Grade
Publisher: Putnam (Penguin)
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Lisa DoanTHE BERENSON SCHEMES

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Genre: MG Adventure/Humor
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group

Jen Swann DowneyTHE NINJA LIBRARIANS OF PASSAIC

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Genre: MG Fantasy Adventure
Publisher: Sourcebooks/Jabberwocky

Paul DurhamTHE LUCK UGLIES

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Genre: MG Fantasy
Publisher: HarperCollins Children’s Books
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Louise GalvestonBY THE GRACE OF TODD

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Genre: MG Humorous Fantasy Adventure
Publisher: Penguin/Razorbill
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Ryan Gebhart THERE WILL BE BEARS
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Genre: MG
Publication: Candlewick Press

Julia Mary GibsonTHE COPPER HAND
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Genre: MG mystical fantasy
Publisher: Tor Books

  

Kate HanniganCUPCAKE COUSINS

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Genre: Early MG
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
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Robin HerreraHOPE IS A FERRIS WHEEL

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Genre: MG Contemporary
Publisher: Amulet Books (Abrams Books)

Tracy HolczerTHE SECRET HUM OF A DAISY
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Genre: Contemporary Middle Grade
Publisher: Putnam (Penguin)

Kate KellyRED ROCK
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Genre: MG SF/thriller
Publisher: Curious Fox

Dana Alison LevyTHE MISADVENTURES OF THE FAMILY FLETCHER

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Genre: Humorous MG
Publisher: Delacorte Press/Penguin Random House
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Matt LondonTHE 8TH CONTINENT

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Genre: MG
Publisher: Penguin/Razorbill
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Heather MackeyDREAMWOOD

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Genre: MG Fantasy Adventure
Publisher: Putnam (Penguin)
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Lauren MagazinerTHE ONLY THING WORSE THAN WITCHES
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Genre: Humorous Middle Grade Fantasy
Publisher: Dial (Penguin)

Jen MaloneAT YOUR SERVICE

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Genre: Middle Grade
Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Aladdin,
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Ami PolonskyGRACEFULLY GRAYSON

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Genre: Middle Grade
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion

Rebecca PetruckSTEERING TOWARD NORMAL

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Genre: Contemporary MG
Publisher: Amulet Books/Abrams Books

Gayle RosengrenWHAT THE MOON SAID
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Genre: MG Historical Fiction
Publisher: Putnam (Penguin)

Patrick SamphireSECRETS OF THE DRAGON TOMB
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Genre: MG Martian Adventure
Publisher: Christy Ottaviano Books (Macmillan)
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Adriana Brad SchanenQUINNY & HOPPER
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Genre: early MG, contemporary-realistic
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
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Heidi SchulzHOOK’S REVENGE

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Genre: Middle Grade
Publisher: Disney•Hyperion
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Michelle SchustermanI HEART BAND
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Genre: Contemporary MG
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap (Penguin)

Rachel SearlesTHE LOST PLANET
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Genre: Upper MG sci-fi
Publisher: Feiwel and Friends

Nikki SheehanWHO FRAMED KLARIS CLIFF?
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Genre: MG Mystery
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Jennifer TorresTHE DISAPPEARING: THE BRINY DEEP MYSTERY SERIES

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Genre: MG Mystery
Publisher: Enslow

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