#middle grade

15 Must-Read January Children’s Book Releases

From lyrical odes to Asian heritage to the first f/f crush in a picture book, January children's book releases have lots to choose from, like Love, Violet by Charlotte Sullivan Wild & Charlene Chua.

Quiz: Get Started With Middle Grade

Curious about getting back into reading middle grade books? Take this quiz to find out which you should start with.

15 Must-Read October Children’s Book Releases

October children's book releases include picture books like Interrupting Chicken: Cookies for Breakfast by David Ezra Stein, middle grade books like Living With Viola by Rosena Fung, and so much more.

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.

Middle Grade Fiction About the Environment

Pique young readers' interest in learning about the natural world with these middle grade books about the environment.

14 Must-Read August Children’s Book Releases

From cat problems to Black joy to immigrant experiences, there’s an August children's book release for every kind of reader this month, including Tomatoes for Neela by Padma Lakshmi & Juana Martinez-Neal.

15 LGBTQ Graphic Novels for Middle Graders

Don't forget to pick up some great middle grade comics for Pride, like The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang.

13 Magical Middle Grade Mermaid Books

Make every summer day magical with this collection of middle-grade mermaid books, perfect for kids who long for a life under the sea, including Rise of the Jumbies by Tracey Baptiste.

4 YA and Middle Grade Graphic Novels Featuring Some of Your Favorite Heroes

What were our favorite superheroes like back in the day? These graphic novels feature some of our favorite characters as teens and tweens.

Middle Grade Books About Mental Health

These powerful and essential middle grade books about mental health show young readers they're not alone in their struggles.