#MGCarousel Book Bingo – June 2022

How Does It Work?

Our book bingo card contains 25 squares with prompts relating to things we see in Middle Grade books. Try and cover 5 squares in a line—up, down, or diagonally—or attempt to fill in the whole sheet if you’re a speedy reader.

Download the graphic, share your reading progress using our hashtag (#MGCarousel) on social media, and have fun! A transcript of the Bingo table is available as well.


  1. Because this is a Middle Grade Carousel challenge, all books added to your Bingo board should be MG reads. Find out more about Middle Grade books here.
  2. Each square needs to be filled with a unique book. You cannot use the same title more than once, even if it fits multiple themes. Choose wisely!
  3. Please fill in this Bingo card with books read during the month of June.

Book Bingo Transcript

Squares are arranged in 5×5 formation, making 25 in total. A letter and number indicate their placement within the grid in our transcript.

Squares on the same horizontal line are referred to as “rows” and are in alphabetical order from A to E, placed top to bottom.

Squares on the same vertical line are numbered from 1 to 5, placed right to left.

Combine the letter and number to find the placement of the square on your Bingo card (example: Square A1 is the leftmost square in the top row.)

  • Row A
    1. title begins with the letter ‘J’
    2. planet name in the title
    3. helmet on the cover
    4. waving on the cover
    5. ‘side’ in the title
  • Row B
    1. ‘sky’ in the title
    2. a book about the villain
    3. knights
    4. ‘star’ in the title
    5. set in the desert
  • Row C
    1. rhyming in the title
    2. title begins with the letter ‘O’
    3. (center of the board) pick your own prompt
    4. gold cover
    5. science fiction
  • Row D
    1. rivals on the cover
    2. a book that is part of a series
    3. title begins with the letter ‘R’
    4. ‘force’ in the title
    5. four-letter word in the title
  • Row E
    1. levitation on the cover
    2. robots
    3. bird-related word in the title
    4. UFO on the cover
    5. a weapon on the cover

Follow Us!

Need a recommendation? CJ’s got you covered with our Bingo Squares blog post series.

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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