MMGM for 12/6/2021

Click any SNOWMAN below to unlock some great Middle Grade reviews and features!

(NOTE: If you are planning ahead there will be just two more MMGM’s this month on December 13, & 20.)


  1. At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I have a review of THE BOY WHO MADE EVERYONE LAUGH by Helen Rutter.
  2. Michelle Isenhoff Features THE GOLDEN GOBLET by Eloise Jarvis McGraw.
  3. Natalie Aguirre at Literary Rambles has a guest post by debut author Karen Pokras and a GIVEAWAY of her MG historical The Backyard Secrets of Danny Wexler.
  4. June McCrary Jacobs at Reading, Writing, and Stitch-metic features a multi-cultural holiday crafts book, Homemade Holidays: 150 Festive Crafts, Recipes, Gifts & Parties.
  5. A Big MMGM welcome to Carol Baldwin who joins us for the first time. She reviews MIGHTY INSIDE by Sundee T. Frazier.
  6. Sue Heavenrich is at Sally’s Bookshlef with a review of Explorer Academy: The Dragon’s Blood (Book 6) by Trudi Trueit.
  7. We have another first timer joining us today with author, Jennifer Bohnhoff. She has an interesting feature on how book covers often change over the years. Go check it out and say hello!
  8. Patricia Tilton at Children’s Books Heal reviews another holiday tale in A Donkey Called Mistletoe by Helen Peters
  9. Valinora Troy has a good one to share, PENCILVANIA by Stephanie Watson. And what an adorable picture she has of the cover!
  10. Rosi Hollinbeck has a review and GIVEAWAY of  The View from the Very Best House in Town by Meera Trehan. Rosie also has three special links for her writing friends.
  11. Alex Baugh at Randomly Reading has a review of Partly Cloudy by Tanita S. Davis.
  12. Karen Yingling at Mrs. Yingling Reads always has a fantastic MMGM book to share. Be sure to take a look along with her other reviews last week including JUST ROLL WITH IT.
(Make sure you put MMGM or Marvelous Middle Grade Monday in the subject line so it gets sorted accurately–and please don’t forget to say what book you’re featuring)
Thanks for spreading the middle grade love and for being a part of this awesome tradition begun by Shannon Messenger and carried on here at ALWAYS in the MIDDLE! (CLICK HERE FOR PAST MMGM POSTS)

About Greg Pattridge

Climbing another mountain...always striving to reach the next peak in my life and career.
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5 Responses to MMGM for 12/6/2021

  1. donnagalanti says:

    What a fun round up and love the new books to check out!

  2. Carol Federlin Baldwin says:

    Thanks for the warm welcome. Happy to be here among other great bloggers!

  3. Completely Full Bookshelf says:

    It’s so fun to see two new MMGM bloggers—welcome to both of them! I’m so glad to see this community continuing to grow and prosper!

  4. Nice to see this group growing. Thanks, Greg, for always doing this.

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