#MGCarousel – February 2023

Our month-long Middle Grade reading challenge is designed so you can choose your own books and set a comfortable pace. All you need to play along are books which match the month’s featured theme.

Our challenge this February is…

February 2023 at Middle Grade Carousel. Something to Sip: Middle Grade books about beverages. Hosted at Elymnifoquent.com.

Something to Sip

Middle Grade Books About Beverages

Join us in reading Middle Grade books about beverages during the month of February! We recommend looking for highly-caffeinated heroes, covers featuring sugary drinks, stories with miraculous potions and magical mixtures, or going back for refills of iconic fictional refreshments.

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#MGCarousel – January 2023

Our month-long Middle Grade reading challenge is designed so you can choose your own books and set a comfortable pace. All you need to play along are books which match the month’s featured theme.

Our challenge this January is…

January 2023 at Middle Grade Carousel. How Sweet the Sound: Middle Grade books about music. Hosted at Elymnifoquent.com.

How Sweet the Sound

Middle Grade books about Music

Join us in reading Middle Grade books about music during the month of January! We recommend looking for stories set at band camp, titles inspired by song lyrics, covers that feature an instrument, and characters who put in plenty of practice.

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#MGCarousel – Winter Break

Hello from CJ and Elza! In anticipation of a busy holiday season, we’ll be taking a break from our themed monthly reading challenge this December.

Still in the mood for bookish fun and games?

Thanks for playing!

#MGCarousel – November 2022

Our month-long themed challenges are designed for readers of Middle Grade fiction. Play along by finding books which match the prompt.

Our challenge this November is…

November 2022 at Middle Grade Carousel: It's There in Black and White

It’s There in Black and White

CJ and Elza are prepared to read between the lines and study the contrasts in this month’s collection of black and white books.

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#MGCarousel – October 2022

Our month-long themed challenges are designed for readers of Middle Grade fiction. Play along by finding books which match the prompt.

Our challenge this October is…

October 2022 at Middle Grade Carousel: Ghost Stories

Ghost Stories

The books we’re dying to read this Spooky Season are positively ghastly! From wicked shades to spooky spirits, perilous poltergeists and friendly phantoms, this month we’re prepared to encounter creatures from the afterlife.

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#MGCarousel – September 2022

Our month-long themed challenges are designed for readers of Middle Grade fiction. Play along by finding books which match the prompt.

Our challenge this September is…

September 2022 at Middle Grade Carousel: Reading Rodents

Reading Rodents

From packrats to field mice, mighty heroes, famous figures, and rodents of unusual size, we’re thrilled from tip to tail about this month’s mousy theme!

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#MGCarousel – August 2022

Our month-long themed challenges are designed for readers of Middle Grade fiction. Play along by finding books which match the prompt.

Our challenge this August is…

August 2022 at Middle Grade Carousel: Playing by the Book

Playing By the Book

Pick your playing piece and roll the dice! This month at Middle Grade Carousel, we’re racking up points by reading books that feature turn-based fun and games galore.

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#MGCarousel – July 2022

Our month-long themed challenges are designed for readers of Middle Grade fiction. Play along by finding books which match the prompt.

Our challenge this July is…

July 2022 at Middle Grade Carousel: Our Bookshelf Overfloweth

Our Bookshelf Overfloweth

CJ and Elza are collecting watery reads this month. Join us for a dip into Middle Grade books that feature wet weather, maritime myths, aquatic animals, and splashy sorcery!

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#MGCarousel – June 2022

Our month-long themed challenges are designed for readers of Middle Grade fiction. Play along by finding books which match the prompt.

Our challenge this June is…

June 2022 at Middle Grade Carousel: Books of the Future

Books of the Future

Prepare for takeoff! This month at Middle Grade Carousel, CJ and Elza are exploring outer space, encountering alien species, and gearing up with futuristic gadgetry from all the best science fiction novels on deck.

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#MGCarousel – May 2022

Our month-long themed challenges are designed for readers of Middle Grade fiction. Play along by finding books which match the prompt.

Our challenge this May is…

May 2022 at Middle Grade Carousel: Under Lock and Key

Under Lock and Key

This month we’re keyed up to secure books that you can lock up, deadbolt, or secure with a special code. Take a look at your shelf and see if you can spot a lock or key!

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