The Middle Grade Reader – Age Range

middle greade reader age rangeMiddle grade readers are usually 8-12. Authors target either end of this age range spectrum.

This audience likes to read about characters they can “look up to”. Create protagonists who are slightly older than the readers you’d like to reach, typically age 9-13.

Examples of MG novels:

I love the idea of yet-to-be-born books that will turn MG-ers into lifelong readers and the soon-to-be discovered writers turned authors who’ll get to do what they love for a living. So write on!