I picked up this book because I enjoyed Jennifer L. Holm’s The Fourteenth Goldfish. This book turned out to be even better. What’s not to like? Historical fiction with hilarious and quirky characters… sure sounds like my cup of tea.
Here are my favorite middle grade books that I read in 2016 in no particular order. These books aren’t necessarily new, but this year was my first time reading them. And without further ado:
A while ago I posted a list of the Best Middle Grade Books for Boys, and now I have compiled a list of great middle grade books for girls. (Obviously girls sometimes like to read books with boy protagonists and vice versa, but whatever. The point is, here is a list of awesome books.)
Here is a list of 20 of the best middle grade books for boys (IMHO). I tried to list them with the lower middle grade books first and the upper middle grade books after. In most cases, when I list a book, I mean that entire series, or anything by that author.
Okay, here goes: