#MGCarousel – 20 Middle Grade Books About Theater

20 Middle Grade books about Theater: CJ and Elza present you with a selection of books featuring performing arts

Our #MGCarousel reading challenge this month is all about THEATER. If you’re looking for more dramatic stories to add to your reading list, CJ and Elza have gathered 20 Middle Grade books that feature performances, young thespians, and all things musical.

1

Better Nate than Ever

Tim Federle


2
Replay by Sharon Creech

Replay

Sharon Creech


3

Twerp

Mark Goldblatt


4
Drama by Raina Telgemeier

Drama

Raina Telgemeier


5
George by Alex Gino

George

Alex Gino


6
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Barbara Robinson


7

The Last Holiday Concert

Andrew Clements


8
The Total Tragedy of a Girl Named Hamlet by Erin Dionne

The Total Tragedy of a Girl Named Hamlet

Erin Dionne


9
King of Shadows by Susan Cooper

King of Shadows

Susan Cooper


10

Yorick and Bones

Jeremy Tankard & Hermione Tankard


11
Noah McNichol and the Backstage Ghost by Martha Freeman

Noah McNichol and the Backstage Ghost

Martha Freeman


12

The Wednesday Wars

Gary D. Schmidt


13

Short

Holly Goldberg Sloan


14

Jelly

Jo Cotterill


15
Nothing Ever Happens Here by Sarah Hagger-Holt

Nothing Ever Happens Here

Sarah Hagger-Holt


16
Star-Crossed by Barbara Dee

Star-Crossed

Barbara Dee


17
Click by Kayla Miller

Click

Kayla Miller


18
Jack & Louisa: Act 1 by Andrew Keenan-Bolger & Kate Wetherhead

Jack & Louisa: Act 1

Andrew Keenan-Bolger & Kate Wetherhead


19
The Thing About Georgie by Lisa Graff

The Thing About Georgie

Lisa Graff


20

The Shakespeare Stealer

Gary Blackwood



Add to the List!

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

Check out our #MGCarousel Challenges page for more info.

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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