#MGCarousel Challenges

Middle Grade Carousel is a monthly reading challenge for fans of middle grade fiction. Every month, a new theme is announced. Tag books that you’ve read, recommend, and review with #MGCarousel to participate. These challenges are wide open to interpretation, so you can be as creative as you like!

This Month!

November at Middle Grade Carousel: If the Shoe Fits

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Past Challenges!

2021 (January-ONGOING)
  • Bookmark for January 2021 features illustrations of different phases of the moon.
  • Bookmark for February 2021 features illustrations of pink things, including a pair of tulip flowers; a gumball machine; cotton candy; and a Valentine's Day card.
  • Bookmark featuring four decorated Western-style saddles.
  • Bookmark for May 2021 features illustrations of theater masks with different expressions, including happy, surprised, sad, and a wicked smirk.
  • Bookmark for June 2021 features illustrations of different crowns, including a bejeweled circlet, a pointed European-style crown, an imperial-style English crown, and a Napoleon-esque crown.
  • Bookmark for July 2021 features illustrations of summer things, including a pair of flip-flop sandals, a sunflower, aviator-style sunglasses, and a slice of watermelon.
  • Bookmark for August 2021 features illustrations of green things, including a four-leaf clover; a street sign; a traffic light; and a turtle.
  • Bookmark for September 2021 features illustrations of flying things, including a hot air balloon; a winged combat boot, a bat, and a kite.
  • Bookmark for October 2021 features illustrations of cryptids, including Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, a mermaid, and a jackalope.
2020 (January-December)
  • August 2020 at #MGCarousel
  • Bookmark for October 2020 at Middle Grade Carousel
  • Bookmark for November 2020 at Middle Grade Carousel
2019 (January-December)
2018 (May-December)

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