Middle Grade

Middle grade is fiction aimed at children aged roughly between the ages of eight and twelve.

The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding (The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding #1)
The Empty Grave (Lockwood & Co. #5)
All's Faire in Middle School
The Glass Town Game
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus
The Wonderling
Murder, Magic, and What We Wore
Alan Cole Is Not a Coward
The Assassin's Curse (The Blackthorn Key, #3)
The Stars Beneath Our Feet
The Way to Bea
The Princess in Black and the Mysterious Playdate (The Princess in Black #5)
The Ship of the Dead (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, #3)
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two (Harry Potter, #8)
The Silver Mask (Magisterium #4)
The War that Saved My Life (The War That Saved My Life #1)
The Hidden Oracle (The Trials of Apollo, #1)
The War I Finally Won (The War That Saved My Life, #2)
All's Faire in Middle School
The Girl Who Drank the Moon
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again)
The One and Only Ivan
Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #11)
Real Friends
Smile by Raina TelgemeierThe Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian SelznickThe Stonekeeper by Kazu KibuishiDiary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff KinneyOut from Boneville by Jeff Smith
Best Graphic Novels for Children
942 books — 1,186 voters
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingThe Hobbit by J.R.R. TolkienThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHoles by Louis SacharThe Escape of Princess Madeline by Kirstin Pulioff
Great Middle Grade Reads
544 books — 562 voters

Clockwork Angel by Cassandra ClareLegend by Marie LuCinder by Marissa MeyerThe Selection by Kiera CassDaughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor
YA Books That Would Make Great Movies
421 books — 486 voters

The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3)
The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #2)
The Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #3)
The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #4)
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4)
The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #5)
A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #1)
Holes (Holes, #1)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
The Graveyard Book
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
Neil Gaiman
Neil Gaiman The Graveyard Book
You don't get explanations in real life. You just get moments that are absolutely, utterly, inexplicably odd. Like everybody in the world, I've had moments that are absolutely, utterly, inexplicably odd. I actually wrote about one of them in my latest book
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Anne Ylvisaker
Tugs was surprised to find that the cake was actually pretty dry and not as good as the cakes her own mother made. It was a revelation. Tugs had assumed that tastier food came out of fancier houses.
Anne Ylvisaker, The Luck of the Buttons

Steven J. Carroll
Only worse thing than being cold, and too tired to defend yourself, is to be cold and alone. And I wouldn't ever wish that on nobody.
Steven J. Carroll, The Road to Jericho

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