Middle Grade: Recommended Titles

Middle Grade is the term for chapter books that can be enjoyed by kids aged 9-14 years in age. These are titles that have more challenging text complexity, usually feature main characters that are in middle school themselves, and have a higher page count than their lower grade counterparts. If you are looking for a more customized recommendation, please try our May We Suggest service that matches you with CPL librarians to select books catered to your interests and requirements.

Middle Grade Must Read

These books are geared toward Middle Grade readers and are fabulous for discussion or enjoying alone. Even adults can enjoy these reads. 





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Middle Grade Action Adventure

These books are heavy on action and adventure and will keep readers turning pages to find out what happens. The list below is best suited for Middle Grade readers or those reading at the level indicative of the titles.





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Middle Grade Humor

These titles are hilarious books that can make you laugh out loud, chortle, smirk, or giggle while enjoying the antics within.





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