Author Archives: Greg Pattridge

About Greg Pattridge

Climbing another mountain...writing middle grade novels.

MMGM for June 21, 2021

                   Summertime is the perfect time to dive into some fantastic Middle Grade reviews and features. Click on the little boy to reach your favorite. At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I’m finally reviewing WINK by Rob Harrell, … Continue reading

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WINK

My busy schedule gives me time to feature two reviews per week with the majority of requests coming from authors, publishers, and publicists. The calendar fills up quick. I always have a stack of books that I enjoyed but never … Continue reading

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ALMANAC 2022

We’re not quite through the first half of 2021, but already the number one best selling kids almanac is yours to savor in NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS ALMANAC 2022. It’s a curl up in the bed kind of book or one … Continue reading

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MMGM for June 14, 2021

                   It’s FLAG DAY. Click on a stars and stripes to reach fantastic reviews and features At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I’m reviewing THE STARTUP SQUAD-PARTY PROBLEMS by Brian Weisfeld and Nicole C .Kear with a GIVEAWAY … Continue reading

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THE STARTUP SQUAD—PARTY PROBLEMS + A GIVEAWAY

Book three in this fun series is out now, and I have a GIVEAWAY Package of all three hardback editions! All you need to do is make a comment below or email your entry name to gpcolo(at)gmail(dot)com. I’ll do the … Continue reading

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CAMP AVERAGE —Away Games

The third and final installment of this summer camp series is out now. I’ll share the same warning after reviewing the second book (CAMP AVERAGE DOUBLE FOUL): Start with book one (CAMP AVERAGE). The number of camp characters to keep … Continue reading

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MMGM for June 7, 2021

A different look. I’m rather overbooked this week and am having to set this post up on the road. Click the blog or blogger’s name to reach their post. ================================================================ ALWAYS in the MIDDLE—TAKING UP SPACE by Alyson Gerber Completely … Continue reading

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TAKING UP SPACE

A true to life drama takes on an issue rarely touched upon in middle grade books—disordered eating. I can attest it’s real with more kids acting upon their beliefs about food and body image. Both girls and boys. The author … Continue reading

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CARRY ON

Carry On began in a high school in Outremont, Quebec, where author and poet Simon Boulerice conducted creative-writing workshops for young newcomers to Canada. As the students began writing, their poems gave voice to their reflections on leaving family, friends, … Continue reading

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MMGM for May 31, 2021

                  Many bloggers are taking a well deserved break this holiday weekend. The rest of us will hold up the fort until their return next month.  A click on the U.S. Flag will take you to some … Continue reading

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