Author Archives: Greg Pattridge

About Greg Pattridge

Climbing another mountain...writing middle grade novels.

Randal the Elephant

I don’t normally share picture books at ALWAYS in the MIDDLE. They’re for the under six crowd, right? Well, here’s my little confession: I love picture books and have read them out loud in the middle grade classroom and at … Continue reading

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MIDDLE GRADE in the NEWS 6/21/18

Here are a few news and special feature articles I’ve enjoyed the past week (If you missed any of the previous posts click here to see them all): This touching tribute to a librarian demonstrates how important they still are … Continue reading

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MMGM for 6/18/18

 Click on a check mark to read each blogger’s post. I have a review of POSITIVELY izzy. Check it out via the happy green check mark. Author June McCrary Jacobs has an historical fiction feature on ‘Paper Wishes’ by Author … Continue reading

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POSITIVELY izzy

I don’t read an enormous amount of graphic novels but for some young readers this is the only type of book they’ll pick up. It’s nice to be able to recommend a new one. Told in alternating viewpoints from two … Continue reading

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DO DOODLEBUGS DOODLE?

Try saying the title three times fast! No, I couldn’t either. This fun book of amazing facts about eleven different insects begins with a silly question. Turn the page and you can read a clearly stated answer. The facts will … Continue reading

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MIDDLE GRADE in the NEWS 6/14/18

Here are several news and special feature articles I’ve enjoyed the past week (If you missed any of the previous posts click here to see them all): I’m not even done with last Fall’s middle grade books selections but here’s … Continue reading

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MMGM for 6/11/18

It’s National Corn on the Cob Day! Click an ear to reach a blogger’s post. I have a review of ARGOS.  Click my ear to read all about it. Author June McCrary Jacobs has a non-fiction feature on a sewing/craft … Continue reading

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