Meet in the Middle Book Club

for Grownups

Welcome to the Meet in the Middle Book Club, a middle-grade fiction book club for the adults who love kid lit. If growing up has never seemed fun to you, you’re in the right spot. Once a month we’ll read and explore some of the best middle-grade (8 to 12-year-old protagonists usually) books out there. Reach out to if you’d like to learn more and if you know big things come in small packages.

We’re meeting next on Saturday, November 18th at 6:30pm to discuss Grounded by Aisha Saeed. (NOTE THE UPDATED BOOK SELECTION)

In December, we will meet Saturday, December 16th at 6:30pm to discuss The 12 Dares of Christa by Marissa Burt.

In January, we will meet Saturday, January 20th at 6:30pm to discuss The Dragonet Prophecy by Tui T. Sutherland.

Grounded By Aisha Saeed, S. K. Ali, Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow, Huda Al-Marashi Cover Image
ISBN: 9781419761751
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Published: Amulet Books - May 9th, 2023

Four kids meet at an airport for one unforgettable night in this middle-grade novel by four bestselling and award-winning authors—Aisha Saeed, Huda Al-Marashi, Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow, and S. K. Ali.
When a thunderstorm grounds all flights following a huge Muslim convention, four unlikely kids are thrown together.

The 12 Dares of Christa: A Christmas Holiday Book for Kids By Marissa Burt Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062416186
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 26th, 2017

“Inspiring, cozy, and full of heart!” —Lisa Greenwald, author of 11 Before 12 and the Pink & Green series

The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire #1) By Tui T. Sutherland Cover Image
ISBN: 9781338883190
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - March 7th, 2023

Discover where it all began! The #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling series takes flight in this epic adventure of five dragons destined and determined to save their world.

Clay has lived his whole life under the mountain.