The Mamas are excited to have listeners join them in their quest to read 24 books or more in 2023! So if you’ve resolved to read more Middle Grade books with your kids or on your own, check out the list below. The challenge follows the podcast topics for each month so you can add to the fun by listening to the Mamas as they share their reads and discuss current trends in books for your favorite 8-13 years olds.
Book 1: Choose a new series and read the first book in that series
Book2: Walk on the wild side with a banned book.
Book 3: Go on a grand adventure with a fantasy book
Book 4: Who did it best? Read any book that was made into a movie
Book 5: Read a Classic written before 1950
Book 6: Get off the planet with a Science Fiction or STEM book
Book 7: Read a book written during the pandemic
Book 8: Short and Sweet, read a short story collection
Book 9: Read a book from your childhood that influenced you
Book 10: Read a book by your favorite author
Book 11: Go on an epic journey
Book 12: Find a book with food in the title
Book 13: Find a book with an MC who has your dream job
Book 14: Read about aliens, any kind
Book 15: Work some magic with a book of magic
Book 16: Whodunit? Grab a mystery and find the perp
Book 17: Read a graphic novel
Book 18: Game on! Read a book that involves a game
Book 19: Read a Latinx author
Book 20: Read something spooky
Book 21: Go international with a book set outside the U.S.
Book 22: Listen to a good audiobook while you’re warming up for the Turkey Trot
Book 23: Get in the spirit with a book about the holidays
Book 24: Free Choice!