#MGCarousel – 20 Middle Grade Books About Siblings

20 Middle Grade books about Siblings: Middle Grade books about sibling rivalry, blended families, twinning, tagalongs, and everyone stuck in the middle.

Our #MGCarousel reading challenge this month is all about SIBLINGS. If you’re looking for related reads, CJ and Elza have gathered 20 Middle Grade books that feature long-separated siblings, wicked step-sisters, brotherly love, and family feuds.

1
The Sisters Grimm: The Fairy Tale Detectives by Michael Buckley

The Fairy-Tale Detectives

Michael Buckley


2
The Lotterys Plus One by Emma Donoghue

The Lotterys Plus One

Emma Donoghue


3
Beezus and Ramona by Beverly Cleary

Beezus and Ramona

Beverly Cleary


4
No Passengers Beyond this Point by Gennifer Choldenko

No Passengers Beyond This Point

Gennifer Choldenko


5
The Whizz Pop Chocolate Shop by Kate Saunders

The Whizz Pop Chocolate Shop

Kate Saunders


6
Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

Ella Enchanted

Gail Carson Levine


7

One Crazy Summer

Rita Williams-Garcia


8
The Problim Children by Natalie Lloyd

The Problim Children

Natalie Lloyd


9

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

E. L. Konigsburg


10
Brother from a Box by

Brother from a Box

Evan Kuhlman


11
The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies

The Lemonade War

Jacqueline Davies


12
The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

The Crossover

Kwame Alexander


13
Rules by Cynthia Lord

Rules

Cynthia Lord


14
Savvy by Ingrid Law

Savvy

Ingrid Law


15
The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket

The Bad Beginning

Lemony Snicket


16
Sisters by Raina Telgemeier

Sisters

Raina Telgemeier


17

On Your Marks

C. J. Milbrandt


18
Ruby Holler by Sharon Creech

Ruby Holler

Sharon Creech


19

Kimchi Calamari

Rose Kent


20

Denis Ever After

Tony Abbott



Add to the List!

Recommend your favorite sibling-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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