#MGCarousel – 20 Middle Grade Books About Water

20 Middle Grade Books About Water: Middle Grade books featuring aquatic creatures, marine-based magic, seaside settings, and more!

Our #MGCarousel reading challenge this month is all about WATER. If you’re prepared to dive in, CJ and Elza have gathered 20 Middle Grade books that feature seaworthy vessels, aquatic athletes, wet and wild underwater adventures, mythical marine creatures, secret islands, and much more!

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High Tech High-Tops

Jack and the Geniuses in the Deep Blue Sea by Bill Nye & Gregory Mone

“Did you hear that?” I asked. “The woman’s voice?”
Matt stared down at my high-tops. “Your shoes,” he said.
Since when was he interested in style? “I was going to wear nicer ones, but Ava said—”
“No, Jack, the voice is coming from your shoes. You got those at the lab, right?” I nodded. “They’re weight-loss sneakers. They count your steps and encourage you to move instead of sitting on your butt. There are little speakers near the ankles.”

Jack and the Geniuses in the Deep Blue Sea by Bill Nye & Gregory Mone