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Double the Fun, or Double the Trouble?: Twins in Middle Grade and YA Lit

Uh-oh: double trouble! We seem to love stories about twins. Maybe it's because we get a kick out of reading about two people who switch places without anyone noticing. Or because the sibling bond we enjoy seeing in books is that much stronger if the two were born at the same time and grew up together. Whatever the reason, YA and Children's lit is chock-full of books featuring twins, or one in a set of twins, as the protagonist. 

In this bookshelf, we rounded up 20 recent books about twins in Children's and Young Adult literature. These books span a wide array of genres, from ONE by Sarah Crossan --- a novel about conjoined twins --- to CJ Omololu's THE THIRD TWIN, a thriller exploring the long-lost-twin trope. There's something for everyone: whether you're looking for a lighthearted comedy or a fast-paced mystery, this list of books will have you doing a double-take!

Middle Grade