#middle grade

Looking for a Great Middle Grade Book? Try #BookMatch

#BookMatch is a great new way to find read-alikes for students ages 9 and up in the library or at home or in the bookshop!

Read Harder: A Middle Grade Mystery

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read a middle grade mystery.

8 Middle Grade and YA Fantasy Novels by Indian Writers

These middle grade and YA fantasy novels by Indian writers are fresh and diverse stories that honor the history and culture of India, including The Library of Fates by Aditi Khorana.

10 Middle Grade Graphic Novels to Gift This Year

Whatever the young reader in your life is into, there's a graphic novel for them! Find newer middle grade graphic novels to gift this year.

9 Great Eerie Reads for Middle Graders

Pick up these delightfully eerie middle grade books for young readers who enjoy some scares, from ghost and ghouls to creepy houses!

13 Spooky Middle Grade Books for the Haunting Season

4 of the Best Friendships in Middle Grade Books

The friendships in these middle grade books overcome challenges, act as support systems, and give kids a sense of bonding and community.

10 Great Books About Kid Detectives

The clues are there, all that's needed are some clever kids to solve the mystery. Find them in these books about kid detectives.

15 Detective Books for Young Sleuths

Adults aren’t the only ones who love s good “whodunit.” Get those young sleuths on the case with these detective books for kids, like Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson.

They Came, They Saw, They Kicked Butt: 10 Books About Girls Who Play Sports

They came, they saw, they kicked some butt: books about girls in sports for early, middle grade, and young adult readers.

Horror Books for Middle School: 15 Spooky Titles for Middle Grade Readers

A list of thrilling, chilling horror books for middle grade readers to reach for this spooky season, like Lilac Skully and the Haunted House by Amy Cesari.

8 Great Middle Grade Books About Resilient Kids

These middle grade books about resilient children can help young readers make sense of tough situations, and remind adults of what it's like to be a kid.

8 Cozy Middle Grade Ghost Stories

Get cozy with a bag of apple cider doughnuts and check out these delightfully eerie middle grade ghost stories.

Middle Grade Favorites and Their Adult Fiction Counterparts

If you loved popular middle grade books like Beezus and Ramona, Coraline, and more, try these adult fiction books with similar themes.

15 Amazing Middle Grade Books to Read for Empathy

Highlighting characters of color, characters with disabilities, and kids facing unique challenges, these middle grade books will help readers build empathy.