#MGCarousel – 20 Middle Grade Books About Royalty

20 Middle Grade books about Royalty: a selection of books featuring royal monarchs and fictional kingdoms for middle grade readers.

Our #MGCarousel reading challenge this month is all about ROYALTY. If you’re looking for more sovereign stories to add to your reading list, CJ and Elza have gathered 20 Middle Grade books that feature fantastic kingdoms, ancient rulers, and fairy tale nobility.

1
The Thirteenth Princess by Diane Zahler

The Thirteenth Princess

Diane Zahler


2
The Wooden Prince by John Claude Bemis

The Wooden Prince

John Claude Bemis


3
Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin by Liesl Shurtliff

Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin

Liesl Shurtliff


4
The Princess who Flew with Dragons by Stepahnie Burgis

The Princess who Flew with Dragons

Stephanie Burgis


5

The Two Princesses of Bamarre

Gail Carson Levine


6
Twinchantment by Elise Allen

Twinchantment

Elise Allen


7

Tuesdays at the Castle

Jessica Day George


8

The Prince and the Dressmaker

Jen Wang


9

From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess

Meg Cabot


10

The School for Good and Evil

Soman Chainani


11
How to Save a Queendom by Jessica Lawson

How to Save a Queendom

Jessica Lawson


12
Cleopatra in Space: Queen of the Nile by Mike Maihack

Cleopatra in Space: Queen of the Nile

Mike Maihack


13
Kingdom of Secrets by Christyne Morrell

Kingdom of Secrets

Christyne Morrell


14
The Castle of Tangled Magic by Sophie Anderson

The Castle of Tangled Magic

Sophie Anderson


15
A Tale of Magic by Chris Colfer

A Tale of Magic

Chris Colfer


16
The Deep & Dark Blue by Niki Smith

The Deep & Dark Blue

Niki Smith


17

The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom

Christopher Healy


18
Cucumber Quest Vol. 1: The Doughnut Kingdom by Gigi D.G.

Cucumber Quest Vol. 1: The Doughnut Kingdom

Gigi D.G.


19

Tangled in Time: The Portal

Kathryn Lasky


20
Mighty Jack and the Goblin King by Ben Hatke

Mighty Jack and the Goblin King

Ben Hatke



Add to the List!

Recommend your favorite royalty-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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