I get asked A LOT to recommend books. Last night on Twitter, someone asked me to recommend middle grade SFF books with a female protagonist. I didn't have any good answers so I turned around and posed the question to my own Twitter followers. Since this wasn't the first time I've been asked this particular question, and since I have a middle grade reader in my household, I thought I would compile a list of the books tweeted to me.
As usual, Twitter was very kind and dozens of people enthusiastically jumped into the fray, tweeting titles at me. I managed to keep up and have listed them here in the order I received them. I recognize some of these as being YA but some MG readers are ready for YA, especially if there's a dearth of MG stuff they enjoy reading. I have added links to Amazon for some of them. I'll try to update it in time. It's time consuming to add that many links! Based on what I've seen so far, most of these recommendations are excellent choices for children to read!
***Keep in mind--these have not been vetted for age-appropriateness. Do your due diligence and research the titles before you buy for your favorite Middle Grade or Young Adult aged kiddo. If you keep a keen eye out, many of the books have suggested reading ages right in the descriptions!***
Jennifer Foehner Wells
I'm a stay-at-home mom of two boisterous boys. And a space freak. And I write stuff.