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Magical Cities in Great Middle Grade Series (That Are Not Harry Potter)

Oh, oh, oh, it's magic! Visit eight magical places that are not Hogwarts in these mighty adventurous middle grade series about magical cities!

5 Feel-Good Middle Grade Audiobooks

When life is chaotic and stressful, and you or the kids need some uplifting and hope-inspiring reads, tune in to these feel-good middle grade audiobooks.

What’s the Deal With All of These Middle Grade Adaptations?

With even more middle grade adaptations on the horizon, it is the perfect opportunity to learn more about the middle grade books inspiring them.

25 of the Best Middle School Books for Today’s Readers

Read on for the best middle school books, ranging in topics from friendship to sisterhood to immigration, as well as just figuring yourself out.

Coming Back to YA as an Older Reader

A reader on returning to YA books--what that reading experience looks like as an adult and parent, and the books that pulled her back in.

The Island of Misfit Kids: 6 Children’s Books for The Rest of Us

These children's books for misfits feature kids who break out of the mold, rebel for good causes, and who are perfectly imperfect.

15 Books You Should Read If You Loved WONDER

WONDER is one of the most beloved and classic middle grade novels out there. If you absolutely loved it, you should check out these other books like WONDER.

Children’s Book Gift Giving Guide: Middle Grade Books

Looking for a few great books for the kids on your holiday shopping list? Check out this middle grade books gift guide of sixty books for young readers.

The Best Middle Grade Books for Theater Kids

Excellent middle grade reads for kids who love theater!

Feminist Middle Grade Books

The best middle grade feminist books for International Women's Day!

Girls of Science in Middle Grade Literature

Books featuring girls and women who are great at science, for middle grade readers!

18 Middle Grade Authors on Writing Girl Characters After Election

Seventeen middle grade authors talk about how the recent presidential election has changed how they think about and write girl characters in their stories.

50 of the Best Heroines from Middle Grade Books

This post is part of our International Women’s Day celebration. See all the posts here.   Some of the wisest ...

Middle Grade Books about Japanese Relocation During WWII

On February 19, 1942, seventy-four years ago today, President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This order forced all Japanese-Americans ...

5 Books That Got Me Reading

I’ve read a lot of books. Thousands of books. I have loved a lot of them, hated some of them, ...