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5 Middle Grade Reads The Whole Family Will Love

From babysitting misadventures to magical realms and mystical creatures, moms, dads, brothers, and sisters will love these exciting stories! Round up the family and gather around because these reads are guaranteed to provide the ultimate family bonding experience.

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1. Gabby Duran: Multiple Mayhem by Elise Allen and Daryle Conners

Gabby Duran, special agent and sitter to the "unsittables," is back! This time, she's been assigned to take care of not one, not two, but thirteen alien babies - all while guarding a powerful object with the ability to destroy life as we know it. With the help of two of her friends, Gabby will have to save the world and keep bedtime on schedule. Full of countless laugh-out-loud moments and lovable characters galore, this exciting new addition to the Gabby Duran series cannot be missed!

2. Serafina and the Splintered Heart by Robert Beatty

Serafina has awoken in a dark and uncertain place, terrible storms are brewing, and she doesn't know who her friends are. Her new powers are hard to control, but she needs to master them in order to take her place as the rightful guardian of the Biltmore. Will she be able to use her powers to save Blue Ridge? Or will the realm be lost forever? You won't be able to put this exciting adventure down!

3. The Land of Stories: Worlds Collide by Chris Colfer

Storybook characters have been unleashed and they are wreaking havoc in New York City! Heroes and villains collide in this thrilling adventure where magic swirls with reality. The clock is ticking and unseen forces threaten to keep the Big Apple stuck in a fairy tale forever. It's up to Connor and Alex to save the day and return the characters to their stories before it's too late!

4. Once Upon a Twist: Rosabella and the Three Bears by Perdita Finn

Uh-oh! A spell has placed all the wrong characters in all the wrong stories. Rosabella Beauty and Cedar Wood have found themselves trapped in Goldilocks and Three Bears! And that's not all - someone is huffing and puffing and blowing all the houses down. It's up to Rosabella, Cedar, and the three bears to solve the mystery and set the story straight!

5. The Ship of Secrets by Geronimo Stilton

Geronimo Stilton has been called to the Kingdom of Fantasy to stop an evil wizard from stealing all the magical objects in the land! With the help of old friends and new allies, Geronimo will need to sail the seas and find the objects before the Wizard does - but his ship has secrets of it's own. Will Geronimo be able to save the day and stop the wizard? Or will he be too late?

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