Author Archives: Greg Pattridge

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Climbing another mountain...writing middle grade novels.

MIDDLE GRADE in the NEWS 7/19/19

Below are a few articles and features I’ve enjoyed recently with a middle grade theme: Here’s a librarian’s viewpoint on acquiring diverse books. Tomorrow marks the 50th anniversary of the moonwalk and space buffs of all ages (but especially the … Continue reading

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BOOK, BOOKS, AND MORE BOOKS

It was a busy first half of the year. Publishers, authors, and a few books I bought made my TO BE READ pile grow to record heights. I read every book and then routed them to the intended middle grade … Continue reading

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MMGM for July 15, 2019

            Click any to read one of our all-star’s features or reviews. Here at ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I have a review of THE ORANGUTAN RESCUE GANG by Joyce Major. June McCrary Jacobs at ‘Reading, Writing, & Stitch-Metic’ features a … Continue reading

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THE ORANGUTAN RESCUE GANG

WELCOME TO ANOTHER MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY! I’m having an Orangutan summer. I reviewed UNDAUNTED last month, the non-fiction story of scientist Birute Mary Galdikas and her efforts to save orangutans in Borneo. Today I’m featuring a new fiction title … Continue reading

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Middle Grade… In The News 7/12/19

Here are a few articles and features I’ve enjoyed recently: I’ve read quite a few books this year about friendships and middle grade kids. It’s nice to know I have more than a few left with this list of 50 … Continue reading

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MMGM for July 8. 2019

                             To reach a blogger’s post click their red dot! Here at ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I have a review and GIVEAWAY of THE ECHO PARK CASTAWAYS. And if you missed my review of A Heartland Tale series you can … Continue reading

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THE ECHO PARK CASTAWAYS

IT”S MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY with a feature and GIVEAWAY of THE ECHO PARK CASTAWAYS! PUBLISHED: 2019   PAGE COUNT: 208 THE OFFICIAL PLOT Nevaeh, Vic, and Mara are veterans of the Los Angeles foster care system. For over a … Continue reading

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