Great Middle Grade Reads

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BOOK OF THE MONTH!
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* NEW MEMBERS: Hi everyone, I've joined the GMGR group. I'm ......
By S.W. · 1985 posts · 1726 views
last updated May 12, 2020 03:20PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Do NOT promote your book in this section - short tips for author members
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last updated Dec 02, 2019 03:37AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. NEW MEMBERS: hints for using Goodreads Groups
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last updated Jun 01, 2016 11:09AM
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+ GROUP BUSINESS
* Please welcome our new Moderators - SaraKat and C.J.!
By Jemima · 21 posts · 56 views
last updated Aug 30, 2019 09:30AM
* Protecting the Commons
By M.G. · 12 posts · 186 views
last updated Oct 08, 2015 11:04AM
Increasing the Middle Grade Energy Level
By W. · 9 posts · 131 views
last updated 18 hours, 52 min ago
Share Your Ideas
By S.W. · 45 posts · 281 views
last updated May 26, 2019 05:40PM
Gentle Reminder to Authors
By M.G. · 38 posts · 615 views
last updated Apr 07, 2016 11:51AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Ideas and advice for books and activities
By Jemima · 1 post · 22 views
last updated Mar 20, 2020 10:05AM
NEW JK ROWLING book the ICKABOG
By Jemima · 4 posts · 21 views
last updated 13 hours, 3 min ago
Harry Potter at home!
By Jemima · 3 posts · 18 views
last updated May 06, 2020 06:32AM
Middle Grade Authors offering Read Alouds and/or Resources
By Andrea · 7 posts · 45 views
last updated Apr 26, 2020 08:47AM
Free Amazon Audio books for Kids
By Raquelle · 4 posts · 24 views
last updated Apr 10, 2020 04:25PM
School closed for coronavirus
By Thomas · 6 posts · 39 views
last updated Apr 05, 2020 03:04PM
Some things my friends are doing
By Jemima · 2 posts · 25 views
last updated Apr 05, 2020 11:49AM
FREE Virtual Author Visit Webinars
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last updated Apr 03, 2020 12:42PM
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+ GMGR CHALLENGES
GMGR 2020 A to Z Challenge
By C.J. · 38 posts · 130 views
last updated 18 hours, 33 min ago
GMGR 2019 A to Z Challenge
By C.J. · 81 posts · 161 views
last updated Jan 04, 2020 02:41AM
GMGR 2020 Series Challenge
By C.J. · 6 posts · 44 views
last updated Jan 02, 2020 09:40PM
GMGR 2019 Series Challenge
By C.J. · 10 posts · 71 views
last updated Jan 24, 2019 03:29AM
The GMGR 2018 A to Z Challenge
By Rebecca · 80 posts · 153 views
last updated Dec 25, 2018 01:33PM
GMGR 2018 SERIES CHALLENGE
By Jemima · 29 posts · 112 views
last updated Nov 12, 2018 07:11PM
MG books in A to Z lists (X, Y, Z)
By Jemima · 2 posts · 42 views
last updated Aug 13, 2018 08:38AM
The GMGR 2017 A to Z Challenge!
By Rebecca · 90 posts · 160 views
last updated Dec 31, 2017 10:53AM
Showing 8 of 39 topics — 1,612 comments total
+ BOOK OF THE MONTH!
* What should we read in June?
By SaraKat · 20 posts · 60 views
last updated May 22, 2020 06:16PM
* BOTM for May is Little Women
By SaraKat · 46 posts · 43 views
last updated May 24, 2020 10:30PM
* Books of the Month for April are Wish and The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe
By SaraKat · 8 posts · 43 views
last updated Apr 17, 2020 09:05AM
* BOTM for March is The Strangers
By SaraKat · 11 posts · 44 views
last updated Apr 15, 2020 07:37AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * BOTM Master List
By SaraKat · 1 post · 100 views
last updated Dec 31, 2018 12:17PM
* How can we make BOTM reach our worldwide audience
By Jemima · 28 posts · 64 views
last updated Jan 07, 2017 10:50AM
BOTM for February is Restart
By SaraKat · 15 posts · 56 views
last updated Apr 26, 2020 08:19PM
What should we read in May?
By SaraKat · 16 posts · 42 views
last updated Apr 25, 2020 12:48PM
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+ GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
* GMGR IS NOW ON FACEBOOK - YAAAAAYYYYY
By S.W. · 22 posts · 154 views
last updated Mar 28, 2020 02:50AM
* What defines Middle Grade?
By S.W. · 266 posts · 816 views
last updated Mar 06, 2019 08:57PM
* Great Middle Grade Reads
By S.W. · 266 posts · 1057 views
last updated Apr 09, 2020 12:56PM
* How many books do you read a month?
By M.G. · 82 posts · 224 views
last updated Nov 23, 2019 07:10PM
At Last a book as good as HARRY POTTER
By deleted member · 18 posts · 250 views
last updated Mar 24, 2020 05:08AM
Do MG readers prefer human or animal protagonists?
By Jemima · 7 posts · 32 views
last updated Jan 04, 2020 06:59PM
Favorite adventure fiction series/novels???
By Ruthie · 16 posts · 43 views
last updated Jan 04, 2020 05:50PM
Favorite MG Books Of The 2010s
By Louie · 5 posts · 23 views
last updated Dec 30, 2019 02:59PM
* THE SCREAMING STAIRCASE (Lockwood & Co)
By Jemima · 36 posts · 116 views
last updated Mar 14, 2018 09:00AM
* Specifiic book discussions - Check here first
By S.W. · 5 posts · 193 views
last updated Jun 25, 2016 06:59AM
The Serafina Series
By Ardell · 12 posts · 18 views
last updated 17 hours, 38 min ago
What is your favorite Carl Hiaasen book?
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last updated Feb 23, 2020 01:02PM
Great Middle Grades Sci-Fi
By Craig · 4 posts · 42 views
last updated Jan 02, 2020 09:22AM
Has anyone read Pax?
By Rebecca · 9 posts · 67 views
last updated Jul 03, 2019 06:48AM
Pilgrim's Progress for Kids Plus Movie
By Craig · 3 posts · 21 views
last updated Jun 29, 2019 08:17AM
A DOGS PURPOSE!
By Ruthie · 1 post · 13 views
last updated May 25, 2019 08:48PM
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+ CURRENTLY READING
The best book I read in April (2020)
By C.J. · 6 posts · 23 views
last updated May 16, 2020 03:40AM
The best book I read in March (2020)
By C.J. · 9 posts · 24 views
last updated Apr 09, 2020 04:36AM
The best book I read in February (2020)
By C.J. · 6 posts · 25 views
last updated Mar 27, 2020 06:13PM
The best book I read in January (2020)
By C.J. · 8 posts · 36 views
last updated Mar 01, 2020 05:52AM
The best book I read in November (2019)
By C.J. · 6 posts · 38 views
last updated Dec 16, 2019 03:40AM
The best book I read in October (2019)
By C.J. · 16 posts · 33 views
last updated Nov 25, 2019 01:45PM
The best book I read in September (2019)
By C.J. · 5 posts · 26 views
last updated Oct 04, 2019 04:33AM
The best book I read in August (2019)
By C.J. · 8 posts · 24 views
last updated Sep 19, 2019 05:54PM
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+ THE LIBRARY
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Check Out Our Members' Favorites!
By M.G. · 1 post · 173 views
last updated May 27, 2013 09:56AM
* MG Future Classics
By Jemima · 2 posts · 52 views
last updated May 20, 2016 09:04AM
Graphic Novels and Nonfiction
By M.G. · 30 posts · 98 views
last updated Oct 23, 2019 09:30AM
Scary MG Books
By Louie · 14 posts · 38 views
last updated Sep 27, 2019 05:33AM
Fantasy/Sci-Fi
By M.G. · 44 posts · 262 views
last updated May 30, 2019 03:34PM
International Relations--Childhood favorites
By Rebecca · 13 posts · 55 views
last updated Mar 29, 2019 04:40PM
Mystery
By M.G. · 7 posts · 69 views
last updated Dec 02, 2018 02:15PM
Coming of Age Book suggestions
By Jen · 27 posts · 235 views
last updated Nov 28, 2018 06:43PM
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+ CURRENT EVENTS
* National and World-wide Literary Events
By M.G. · 8 posts · 70 views
last updated Mar 06, 2016 09:29PM
MG book news from New Zealand
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last updated Aug 09, 2016 03:48PM
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+ AUTHORS' CORNER
* Reaching our audience
By Rebecca · 46 posts · 206 views
last updated Jan 15, 2019 02:43PM
* Expos and Festivals: What Works, What Doesn't
By J.S. · 29 posts · 55 views
last updated Apr 25, 2016 09:30PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Middle Grade Authors & Readers - A note for you.
By S.W. · 1 post · 551 views
last updated Jun 15, 2012 09:21PM
Book Trailer
By Fiona · 6 posts · 9 views
last updated 11 hours, 46 min ago
Christian Comic Book Series
By Craig · 1 post · 11 views
last updated May 05, 2020 09:45AM
FREE on KU!
By Kristy · 1 post · 12 views
last updated Jan 31, 2020 05:33AM
Scary Stories for Young Foxes
By Christian · 7 posts · 36 views
last updated Jan 27, 2020 12:46PM
Urban Fantasy readers!
By Moonyani · 1 post · 13 views
last updated Jan 11, 2020 10:46AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * List your giveaways and special offers here...
By S.W. · 2 posts · 436 views
last updated Feb 20, 2016 05:20AM
STEM Chapter Book free on Amazon 15-19 May
By Justine · 9 posts · 12 views
last updated May 14, 2020 12:25PM
The First Crystal - A Short Prequel to Thomas Wildus and The Book of Sorrows
By J.M. · 1 post · 3 views
last updated May 12, 2020 03:25PM
All my books plus the MG BookElves on sale till May 30
By Jemima · 3 posts · 16 views
last updated May 05, 2020 09:47PM
Kindle Countdown deal for MG book set in Greco-Roman world
By J.U. · 1 post · 12 views
last updated May 02, 2020 06:58PM
FREE Fantasy for Kids/teens! 3 days only!!
By Kristy · 1 post · 16 views
last updated Apr 30, 2020 06:19AM
FREE ON AMAZON FOR 2-DAYS
By J.P. · 1 post · 14 views
last updated Apr 27, 2020 01:15PM
Book Giveaway
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last updated Mar 15, 2020 03:49PM
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+ READ 4 REVIEW
This topic has been closed to new comments. * New Format for Reviews
By M.G. · 3 posts · 277 views
last updated May 06, 2016 01:12PM
The Princelings of the East - Audiobook
By Jemima · 8 posts · 18 views
last updated May 19, 2020 11:29AM
The Heart Changer - MG Historical Fiction
By Jarm · 3 posts · 8 views
last updated May 19, 2020 09:01AM
Word Search & Fun Facts ★ US Presidents (Includes see inside images right here)
By Scott · 1 post · 4 views
last updated Apr 13, 2020 05:39PM
The Trunk of Stars: Stolen Treasures Book 1
By Susie · 1 post · 8 views
last updated Dec 23, 2019 01:01AM
I Escaped the World's Deadliest Shark Attack
By Ellie · 2 posts · 15 views
last updated Sep 26, 2019 03:09PM
Shadow Valley
By Leon · 7 posts · 20 views
last updated Aug 11, 2019 04:20PM
Witchbone: The Goblin's Winter
By Alex · 12 posts · 39 views
last updated Aug 08, 2019 06:31PM
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+ ARCHIVES
* The Best Book I read in NOVEMBER/DECEMBER was...
By Jemima · 16 posts · 47 views
last updated Jan 25, 2018 06:58AM
* The Best Book I Read in OCTOBER was...
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last updated Nov 29, 2017 07:58PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * The Best Book I Read in JULY was...
By Jemima · 11 posts · 27 views
last updated Aug 24, 2017 09:52PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * The Best Book I Read in JUNE was...
By Jemima · 3 posts · 17 views
last updated Jul 12, 2017 08:53AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * The best book I read in APRIL...and MAY!
By Jemima · 12 posts · 31 views
last updated Jun 23, 2017 11:32AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * The Best Book I read in MARCH was...
By Jemima · 7 posts · 29 views
last updated Apr 19, 2017 01:34PM
* The best book I read in MAY was...
By Jemima · 3 posts · 20 views
last updated Jun 15, 2016 07:05PM
* May BOTM Poll: Vote Now!
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last updated Apr 26, 2015 12:46PM
* BOTM (1) for JULY/AUGUST is Al Capone Shines My Shoes
By Jemima · 14 posts · 41 views
last updated Oct 23, 2018 09:32PM
* BOTM (2) for JULY/AUGUST is Emily Windsnap and the Monster from the Deep
By Jemima · 5 posts · 26 views
last updated Jul 29, 2018 11:11PM
* BOTM for June is the Secret Horses of Briar Hill
By Jemima · 14 posts · 39 views
last updated Jul 08, 2018 01:40AM
* Interview with Rebecca M Douglass, author of our April BOTM
By Jemima · 9 posts · 30 views
last updated Apr 28, 2018 02:30PM
* BOTM for MAY is DREAMWOOD by Heather Mackey
By Jemima · 13 posts · 42 views
last updated Oct 26, 2018 03:47AM
* BOTM for April is THE NINJA LIBRARIAN
By Jemima · 8 posts · 38 views
last updated Oct 30, 2018 11:57AM
* BOTM for March is Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
By Jemima · 18 posts · 41 views
last updated May 13, 2018 11:20AM
* BOTM for February is Xander and the Lost Island of Monsters
By Jemima · 14 posts · 39 views
last updated Mar 01, 2018 01:24PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * MG Book Reviews by Kids - Check here to see how it works
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last updated Aug 07, 2012 12:04AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Reviews by Kids - Choose a free book and read its reviews here. 62 titles available.
By S.W. · 63 posts · 261 views
last updated Sep 28, 2013 08:57PM
Review by Kids - Should it stay or should it go?
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last updated Sep 16, 2013 02:20PM
Books Kids Crave
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last updated Aug 22, 2013 02:26PM
Read and review Free!
By Kristy · 1 post · 35 views
last updated Jun 28, 2013 02:51AM
Reviews by Kids - Book Request
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last updated May 24, 2013 07:25AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Reviews by Kids - The Review Links
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Reviews by Kids - Questions, Feedback, General Discussion
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This topic has been closed to new comments. * Reviews by (NOT)Kids - Check here to see how it works
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Reviews by (NOT)Kids - Request a book to review
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last updated Oct 12, 2013 10:34PM
Reviews by (NOT)Kids - Choose a free book and/or read its reviews here
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last updated Sep 28, 2013 09:27PM
Reviews by (NOT)Kids - Should it stay or should it go?
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last updated Aug 22, 2013 12:54PM
New book review and author interview
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last updated Aug 02, 2013 08:23PM
Reviews by (NOT)Kids - Questions, feedback, general discussion
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Requesting Reviews
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REVIEWS BY (NOT)KIDS IS 1 MONTH OLD – 3 Cheers (Ra Ra Ra) – Take Three
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* The Square Off - How it works
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Square Off #2 The Best Harry Potter Book
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GMGR Square Off #2 Round 1 Matchup 3
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GMGR Square Off #2 Round 1 Matchup 2
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GMGR Square Off #2 Round 1 Matchup 1
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* FREE for one day on July 4th -- "Xor: The Shape of Darkness" - COMPLETE
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This topic has been closed to new comments. Free Kindle Book - Once Upon A time - Short Stories
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Free Kindle Book - I & Garcia
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Two boys' adventure across Europe - Free Dec. 29th-31st
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last updated Dec 31, 2019 05:52AM
99 cent Kindle for Black Friday event
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Chronicles of Marsh launch Giveaway ends 6th Dec
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Goodreads Giveaway LAST DAYS!
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Princelings of the East ebooks in Read an E Book Week (ends 03/9/19)
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