Awesome 2011 Middle Grade Novels

I really struggled narrowing my list of awesome MG books to 10. This list could just as easily been 20, but in order to be fair to picture books I decided to keep it at 10. I decided to let my friends tell you why these books are awesome. Enjoy!


The Trouble with May Amelia by Jennifer Holm

Elizabeth Bird

A Million Miles from Boston by Karen Day

Franki Sibberson

Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu

The Brain Lair

Bigger Than a Bread Box by Laurel Snyder

John Schu

Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes by Jonathon Auxier

Michael Scotto

Wonderstruck by Brian Selznik

Kellee Moye

Hound Dog True by Linda Urban

Me and Jen Vincent

Darth Paper Strikes Back by Tom Angleberger

Mr. Sharp’s Darth Paper Party

The Great Wall of Lucy Wu by Wendy Wan-Long Shang

Abby the Librarian

The Friendship Doll by Kirby Larson

Mary Ann Scheuer


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