Discover a magical world of adventure with the top 10 books for middle-grade readers ages 10-12! Let your middle-schooler explore thrilling stories of heroes, wizards, and talking animals!
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Hey there, bookworm! We all know it can be hard to find something to read that’s appropriate for the middle-grade reader in your life. So we’ve put together a list of the top 10 books for middle-grade readers ages 10-12 that we think they’ll love. Let’s take a look!
First on the list is the series favorite “Harry Potter” by JK Rowling. The series follows the adventures of a young wizard who discovers his magical powers and embarks on amazing adventures throughout the wizarding world. This series is sure to captivate readers of all ages and is a great choice for any middle school reader.
Second on the list is “The Invention of Hugo Cabret” by Brian Selznick. This award-winning book tells the story of an orphaned boy who discovers a mysterious automaton and its hidden secrets. This book has been praised for its illustrations and unique storytelling. It’s sure to keep your middle schooler engaged.
Third on our list is “The Giver” by Lois Lowry. This award-winning book chronicles the life of Jonas, a young man living in a utopian society where everything is perfect except for one thing–there is no freedom of emotion or feeling. This thought-provoking and inspiring book is sure to keep even the most reluctant reader’s attention.
Fourth on our list is “The Lightning Thief” by Rick Riordan. This adventures series follows Percy Jackson, a half-human, half-god who must on a quest to save the world from the gods of Olympus. This action-packed series is sure to keep middle grade readers engaged throughout.
Fifth on our list is “Hatchet” by Gary Paulsen. This book follows the story of a young boy who is stranded in the wilderness and must learn to survive. This gripping narrative is sure to captivate readers of all ages.
Sixth on our list is “Holes” by Louis Sachar. This book follows the story of Stanley Yelnats, a young man who is sent to a juvenile delinquent camp after being wrongfully accused of theft. There he uncovers a mystery involving a cursed family and a mysterious buri. This story is full of twists and turns, and is sure to keep your middle schooler engaged.