Friday, December 30, 2011

Top 11 Favorite Middle Grade Reads for 2011

For the past two weeks over on Mundie Moms I've been featuring a variety of favorite books that we've read this past year. It's been a lot of fun talking about all the fabulous books that have been released over the course of this past year. Today's feature is my Top 11 Favorite MG Reads from 2011.

There has been a number of amazing middle grade as well as children book releases this year, and only a fraction of those have been featured here on Mundie Kids. Here are my top 11 favorite Middle Grade Reads from 2011:
  1. The Emerald Atlas by John Stephens
  2. Wildwood by Colin Meloy
  3. Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu
  4. The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann
  5. Liesel & Po by Lauren Oliver
  6. The Secret War by Matt Myklusch
  7. The Familiars, Secrets of the Crown by Adam Jay Epstein & Andrea Jacobson
  8. Nicholas ST. North and the Battle of the Nightmare King by William Joyce & Laure Geringer
  9. Kat the Incorrigible by Stephanie Burgis
  10. A True Princess by Diane Zahler
  11. Vordak The Incomprehensible Rule the School
Other favorites:

I'd love to know what some of your favorites are. If you haven't already, I highly recommend picking up these fabulous Middle Grade reads.
I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. ~ Anna Quindlen

Good children's literature appeals not only to
the child in the adult, but to the adult in the child.
~ Anonymous ~