#MGCarousel – 20 Middle Grade Books About Music

20 Middle Grade Books About Music: January 2023 at Middle Grade Carousel. Visit Elymnifoquent.com for the full list.
20 Middle Grade Books About Music: January 2023 at Middle Grade Carousel. Visit Elymnifoquent.com for the full list.

Our #MGCarousel reading challenge this month is all about MUSIC. If you’re seeking stories with rhythm, CJ and Elza have gathered 20 Middle Grade books that feature band campers, bardic inspiration, strumming, swinging, and plenty a catchy tune!

1

Drum Roll, Please

Lisa Jenn Bigelow

Drum Roll, Please by Lisa Jenn Bigelow

2
The Legend of Brightblade by Ethan M. Aldridge

The Legend of Brightblade

Ethan M. Aldridge


3

Tune It Out

Jamie Sumner

Tune it Out by Jamie Sumner

4
The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez

The First Rule of Punk

Celia C. Pérez


5

Miracle

Karen S. Chow

Miracle by Karen S. Chow

6
Emmy in the Key of Code by Aimee Lucido

Emmy in the Key of Code

Aimee Lucido


7

Scout is Not a Band Kid

Jade Armstrong

Scout is Not a Band Kid by Jade Armstrong

8
Operation Final Notice by Matthew Landis

Operation Final Notice

Matthew Landis


9

The Three Rules of Everyday Magic

Amanda Rawson Hill

The Three Rules of Everyday Magic by Amanda Rawson Hill

10
Duet by Elise Broach

Duet

Elise Broach


11

The Eleventh Trade

Alyssa Hollingsworth

The Eleventh Trade by Alyssa Hollingsworth

12
Operation Sisterhood by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich

Operation Sisterhood

Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich


13

A Duet for Home

Karina Yan Glaser

A Duet for Home by Karina Yan Glaser

14
Clayton Byrd Goes Underground by Rita Williams-Garcia

Clayton Byrd Goes Underground

Rita Williams-Garcia


15

Weird Kid

Greg Van Eekhout

Weird Kid by Greg Van Eekhout

16
Barakah Beats by Maleeha Siddiqui

Barakah Beats

Maleeha Siddiqui


17

The Mystwick School of Musicraft

Jessica Khoury

The Mystwick School of Musicraft by Jessica Khoury

18
Giant Pumpkin Suite by Melanie Heuiser Hill

Giant Pumpkin Suite

Melanie Heuiser Hill


19

Blackbird Fly

Erin Entrada Kelly

Blackbird Fly by Erin Entrada Kelly

20
Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly

Song for a Whale

Lynne Kelly



Add to the List!

Recommend your favorite Middle Grade books about music 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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