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101 Amazing Middle Grade (Ages 8-12) Books Everyone Should Read

All of these wonderful books are written for kids generally between 8-12, although of course it depends on the child and their individual reading level.
First I included some series that are must-reads. After, I just tried to keep books by the same author together, but otherwise there is no real order. Needless to say, there are many great books that did not make this list. But I have personally read and highly recommend the ones that are!
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Chronicles of Narnia Series (C.S. Lewis)
Chronicles of Narnia Series (C.S. Lewis)
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Little House Series (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
Little House Series (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
3
Harry Potter Series
Harry Potter Series
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The Mysterious Benedict Society (Series) (Trenton Lee Stewart)
The Mysterious Benedict Society (Series) (Trenton Lee Stewart)
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The Chronicles of Prydain (Lloyd Alexander)
The Chronicles of Prydain (Lloyd Alexander)
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The Dark Is Rising Series
The Dark Is Rising Series
7
Miss Peregrine's Trilogy (Ransom Riggs)
Miss Peregrine's Trilogy (Ransom Riggs)
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A Wrinkle in Time (Madeleine L'engle)
A Wrinkle in Time (Madeleine L'engle)
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9
A Wind in the Door
A Wind in the Door
10
A Swiftly Tilting Planet (Madeleine L'engle)
A Swiftly Tilting Planet (Madeleine L'engle)
11
Many Waters
Many Waters
12
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Roald Dahl)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Roald Dahl)
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James and the Giant Peach (Roald Dahl)
James and the Giant Peach (Roald Dahl)
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Danny Champion of the World
Danny Champion of the World
15
Matilda
Matilda
16
The BFG
The BFG
17
Boy (Roald Dahl)
Boy (Roald Dahl)
18
The Giver (Lois Lowry)
The Giver (Lois Lowry)
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Number the Stars (Lois Lowry)
Number the Stars (Lois Lowry)
20
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
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21
The View From Saturday
The View From Saturday
22
The Mouse and the Motorcycle
The Mouse and the Motorcycle
23
Ralph S. Mouse
Ralph S. Mouse
24
Runaway Ralph
Runaway Ralph
25
Emily's Runaway Imagination (Beverly Cleary)
Emily's Runaway Imagination (Beverly Cleary)
26
Henry Huggins (Beverly Cleary)
Henry Huggins (Beverly Cleary)
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Dear Mr. Henshaw (Beverly Cleary)
Dear Mr. Henshaw (Beverly Cleary)
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Strider (Beverly Cleary)
Strider (Beverly Cleary)
29
This Place Has No Atmosphere (Paula Danziger)
This Place Has No Atmosphere (Paula Danziger)
30
Outer Space and All That Junk (Mel Gilden)
Outer Space and All That Junk (Mel Gilden)
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The Return of Captain Conquer (Mel Gilden)
The Return of Captain Conquer (Mel Gilden)
32
The Cay
The Cay
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33
Timothy of the Cay (Theodore Taylor)
Timothy of the Cay (Theodore Taylor)
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Bunnicula (Deborah and James Howe)
Bunnicula (Deborah and James Howe)
35
The Celery Stalks at Midnight (James Howe)
The Celery Stalks at Midnight (James Howe)
36
Howliday Inn (James Howe)
Howliday Inn (James Howe)
37
Maniac Magee
Maniac Magee
38
Report to the Principal's Office (Jerry Spinelli)
Report to the Principal's Office (Jerry Spinelli)
39
Who Ran My Underwear Up the Flagpole? (Jerry Spinelli)
Who Ran My Underwear Up the Flagpole? (Jerry Spinelli)
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Picklemania (Jerry Spinelli)
Picklemania (Jerry Spinelli)
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