Middle Grade Humor Books

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Middle Grade Humor Books

Hilarious chapter books

When Internet memes and cute cat videos are not enough, it's time to turn to a hilarious book for a good laugh. The following list is guaranteed to make you fall out of a seated position laughing.
 
Fake Mustache by Tom Angleberger
If nothing else, this book shows how dangerous facial hair can be. Do not underestimate the power of a good, high-quality mustache. In this diabolical plot, one kid attempts to take over the world armed with nothing but a convincing mustache from the local five and dime.
 
Eliza Boom: My Explosive Diary by Emily Gale
Eliza Boom is a brilliant inventor. No... really. She just hasn't come up with the perfect idea. Her dad says that inventors have to go through 100 bad ideas to get to one good one. Eliza, is on idea #97. But she's interrupted from her inventing endeavors when she accidentally gives her father's top secret project to the class bully. Is Eliza up to the task of getting it back? Or is national security out of luck?
 
Millicent Min, Girl Genius by Lisa Yee
Millicent Min is a genius plain and simple. But being a genius is not very conducive to making friends. Millicent decides to rectify this situation by pretending that she is not the smartest person in the grade to keep her newest friend, Emily. But is hiding the best recipe for friendship?
 
Fortunately The Milk by Neil Gaiman
A father goes to the corner store to get some more milk and runs into some complications on the way. Including but not limited to: a stegosaurus scientist, pirates, time machines and aliens with interior design in mind.
 
The Hero's Guide to Saving the Kingdom: The League of Princes by Christopher Healy
Prince Charming has never gotten any of the credit. Sure, he's in the stories, the minstrels sing of his deeds far and wide, but the princesses get the spotlight. In this rollicking hilarious tale, the Princes Charming band together once and for all to make their own stories.