#MGCarousel – 20 Middle Grade Books Featuring a Heart

Happy Valentine’s Day! CJ and Elza have been on the hunt for Middle Grade books that feature that distinctive geometric shape you’ve probably been seeing all month long. Can you spot all the hidden hearts featured on these covers?

1

Marco Impossible

HANNAH MOSKOWITZ


2
The Magic Misfits: The Minor Third by Neil Patrick Harris

The Minor Third

NEIL PATRICK HARRIS


3

The Wrong Side of Magic

JANETTE RALLISON


4
Stick With Me by Jennifer Blecher

Stick With Me

JENNIFER BLECHER


5
Junie B. Jones and the Mushy Gushy Valentime by Barbara Park

Junie B. Jones and the Musy Gushy Valentime

BARBARA PARK


6
The Land of Stories: Beyond the Kingdoms by Chris Colfer

Beyond the Kingdoms

CHRIS COLFER


7

Cogheart

PETER BUNZL


8
My Family Divided by Diane Guerrero

My Family Divided

DIANE GUERRERO


9
The Startup Squad: Party Problems by Brian Weisfeld and Nicole C. Kear

The Startup Squad: Party Problems

Brian Weisfeld & Nicole C. Kear


10

Extraordinary

Miriam Spitzer Franklin


11

Drama

Raina Telgemeier


12
The Heart of Glass by Vivian French

The Heart of Glass

Vivian French


13
Seven Clues to Home by Gae Polisner & Nora Raleigh Baskin

Seven Clues to Home

Gae Polisner & Nora Raleigh Baskin


14
The Hostile Hospital by Lemony Snicket

The Hostile Hospital

Lemony Snicket


15
Say it Out Loud by Allison Varnes

Say it Out Loud

Allison Varnes


16
Annie's Life in Lists by Kristin Mahoney

Annie’s Life in Lists

Kristin Mahoney


17
Twintuition: Double Cross by Tia & Tamera Mowry

Twintuition: Double Cross

Tia & Tamera Mowry


18

The Popularity Code

Stephanie Faris


19
Ask Emma by Sheryl Berk & Carrie Berk

Ask Emma

Sheryl Berk & Carrie Berk


20

A Good Kind of Trouble

LISA MOORE RAMEE



Add to the List!

Recommend your favorite heart-related Middle Grade reads in the comments, or add them to our list on Goodreads!

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Author: Middle Grade Carousel

A mother-daughter duo dedicated to all things Middle Grade, CJ & Elza run a series of monthly reading challenges. You can also find them on Twitter: @kindeladies, or Instagram: @mgcarousel.

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