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Giftable Popular Middle Grade Reads

These books continue to grow in popularity and make for great conversation. Check out these books in your favorite format today to share with your loved ones. If your young person lives far from Canton, maybe you can send the gift of a purchased copy to your bestie, grandchild, niece or nephew and have a phone or video chat about the book from where they live or catch up at your next family gathering.  


Three times lucky by Sheila Turnage
The Parker inheritance by Varian Johnson
The night diary by Veera Hiranandani
Smile by Raina Telgemeier
The war that saved my life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi
Pax by 1951- Sara Pennypacker
Stella by starlight by Sharon M. (Sharon Mills) Draper
El deafo by Cece Bell
Mighty Jack. Book 1 by artist Ben Hatke
Sal & Gabi break the universe by 1971- Carlos Alberto Pablo Hernandez
Sunny side up by Jennifer L Holm