There's a belief that once students get out of elementary school, they don't want to be read aloud to. This is a complete myth.
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.
Check out these ten stories about young rebels, from picture books all the way through middle grade, for inspiration in making good trouble.
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.
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.
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!
These middle grade books tackle current issues as well as representing views that are underrepresented in mainstream culture.
On the subtle, quiet power of children's books: why adults should read middle grade books, plus eight recommendations to get you started.
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.
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.