30 Middle-Grade Novels in Verse to Read for Lyrical StorytellingKlepeis 8th Grade History- Mr. Stop all that quivering. Cuz tonight I'm delivering," announces dread-locked, year old Josh Bell. He and his twin brother Jordan are awesome on the court. But Josh has more than basketball in his blood, he's got mad beats, too, that tell his family's story in verse, in this fast and furious middle grade novel of family and brotherhood from Kwame Alexander He Said, She Said Josh and Jordan must come to grips with growing up on and off the court to realize breaking the rules comes at a terrible price, as their story's heart-stopping climax proves a game-changer for the entire family.
Top Ten Middle Grade Novels in Verse by Kaitlyn Ilinitch
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Easy to pick up and hard to put down, these middle grade verse novels are great for reluctant readers because there are fewer words on each page, and avid readers who enjoy complex, emotional stories. The books on this list would be rated G or PG if they were movies. Please note that some of the Australian titles may be hard to find in bookstores here in the states. Booked - Kwame Alexander Twelve-year-old soccer player Nick deals with problems at home, stands up to a bully, and tries to impress the girl of his dreams. The Crossover - Kwame Alexander Josh and his twin brother Jordan are awesome on the court and can bust some serious rhymes. When misunderstandings and a girl come between them, only tragedy can bring them back together.
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Middle-Grade novels in verse have been around for a while. Not sure what that is? Novels in verse are novels written in stanzas, pretty much like poetry. Still they weave in dialogue, characters, and all the elements of a novel. Anyone can enjoy middle-grade novels in verse but I definitely think poetry lovers would gravitate more to this narrative form.
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