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8 of the Best Middle Grade Books to Read Aloud

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.

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.

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.

Book Recs 9-Year-Olds Are Begging For

An elementary librarian shares book recommendations to thrill 9-year-olds that like everything from Junie B. Jones to manga.

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.