Author Archives: Greg Pattridge

About Greg Pattridge

Climbing another mountain...writing middle grade novels.

MARS IS

HiRISE (High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment) is the most advance camera ever sent into space. Scientists attached the camera to a spacecraft orbiting Mars and since 2006, pictures have been streaming back to Earth. Many of the colorful images are … Continue reading

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IT’S A NUMBERS GAME! BASEBALL

Major league baseball season is in full swing and there’s a lot more to the game than balls and strikes. Last month ALWAYS in the MIDDLE participated in the Book Blast for IT’S A NUMBERS GAME! BASEBALL. The big Giveaway … Continue reading

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MMGM for April 12, 2021

                   Click on a book to reach a blogger’s post. At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I’m  reviewing THE MEDUSA QUEST by Alane Adams. Natalie Aguirre at Literary Rambles is interviewing debut author Kaela Rivera and giving away … Continue reading

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THE MEDUSA QUEST

This second title in the Legends of Olympus series will appeal to adventure seekers and those interested in Greek Mythology. If you start with book 2 you’ll have no problem picking up the plot from where it left off. The … Continue reading

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ENSNARED IN THE WOLF’S LAIR

Most of us have probably had several history classes that covered Hitler and his regime in World War II. But buried deep in the facts are atrocities we never learned about. Ensnared in the Wolf’s Lair is a sad story … Continue reading

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MMGM for April 5, 2021

                        Click on an umbrella to reach a blogger’s post. At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I’m  reviewing HOMER ON THE CASE by Henry Cole. If you like birds this one is for you. June … Continue reading

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HOMER ON THE CASE

Homing pigeon Homer and his parrot friend Lulu learn something is afoul when they witness four-legged criminals stealing valuables from both the animal and human communities. Using the sleuthing techniques he’s gathered from his favorite mystery comics, Homer and Lulu … Continue reading

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13 THINGS STRONG KIDS DO

Amy Morin, author of the best selling, 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, has shifted gears to help tweens in the always tough growing up years. A chapter is dedicated to each idea and begins with a story of … Continue reading

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GREAT RIVERS OF THE WORLD

Eighteen of the grandest rivers are given their due in this colorful and informative book. What could have been a boring text filled description of each water source, turns into an enlightening journey. Each river is given a two page … Continue reading

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MMGM for March 29, 2021

                   Click on a to reach a blogger’s post. At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I’m  reviewing UNPLUGGED by Gordon Korman. Jenni Enzor gives us the scoop on Echo Island by Jared Wilson, a book not for everyone, … Continue reading

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