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Between picture books and middle grade are early readers and chapter books - the first books that children read by themselves.
Chapter Book Challenge - run by author Rebecca Fyfe, this is a challenge to write a chapter book draft in March of each year. The site provides loads of articles and resources as you do this.
Writing Chapter Books - by Kathy Temean, tips on writing in this category
Earning Money in the Early Reader and Chapter Book Market, by Nancy Sanders
The Pivotal Points of Writing Children's Fiction (editors, CBI)
The Early Reader and Chapter Book Market by Mary Kole
The Difference Between Chapter Books and Middle Grade
The Education Market and Chapter Books by George Ivanoff
Resources for Writing Chapter Books, compiled by Mandy Yates (with more good links)
"How to Write for the Educational Market, Pt. 1" by Tina Cho
Editor Jen Arena's Expert Advice on Writing Chapter Books
Writing for Reluctant Readers
Just Write for Middle Grade! Emma Walton Hamilton's 14 week course on chapter books and middle grade (also posted in Chapter Books & Middle Grade)
The Chapter Book Alchemist presented by The Children's Book Academy. Instructors are the amazing Dr. Mira Reisburg and children's book author, Hillary Homzie.