#middle grade books

9 Feel-Good Middle Grade Books to Cozy Up with this Fall

This list of feel-good middle grades books is diverse, varies in subject, and is perfect for the tweens in your life,  like The Best at It by Maulik Pancholy.

10 Inspiring Stories of Young Rebels

Check out these ten stories about young rebels, from picture books all the way through middle grade, for inspiration in making good trouble.

15 Middle School Book Series to Delight Young Readers

No matter what the middle school reader in your life needs, there is definitely a book series to fill that void, including Front Desk by Kelly Yang and The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire #1) by Tui T. Sutherland.

Book Recs 9-Year-Olds Are Begging For

An elementary librarian shares book recommendations to thrill 9 year olds that like everythiing from Junie B. Jones to manga, like Aru Shah and the End of Time: A Pandava Novel  by Roshani Chokshi.

Middle Grade Books About Time Loops…Middle Grade Books About Time Loops

Time-related shenanigans in books can make for quite the adventure, so it makes sense that a lot of middle grade books are about time loops!

Books to Boost Young Readers’ Cultural Literacy

These middle grade books tackle current issues as well as representing views that are underrepresented in mainstream culture.

Why Adults Should Read Middle Grade Books

On the subtle, quiet power of children's books: why adults should read middle grade books, plus eight recommendations to get you started.

20 Great Books About Music for Young Readers

Music provides the soundtracks for life's biggest moments! Check out these books about music for tuneful tots, tweens, and teens, including Amina's Voice by Hena Khan.

15 Great Middle Grade Books About Friendship

From dynamic duos to best buddies, these middle grade books about friendship are must-reads for pre-teens and in-betweens, including Amina's Voice by Hena Khan.

5 Great 2021 UK Middle Grade Novels to Check Out

Explore some of the excellent and UK middle grade novels, including fantasy and contemporary works, on the shelves right now, including Maggie Blue and the Dark World by Anna Goodall.