Author Archives: Greg Pattridge

About Greg Pattridge

Climbing another mountain...writing middle grade novels.

MMGM for May 25, 2020

   Click on a blogger’s flag to reach their post. At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I’m taking the week off from reviews to make room for a big celebration in honor of  my 1,000th post. Don’t miss the huge GIVEAWAY! … Continue reading

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An ALWAYS in the MIDDLE Celebration

Earlier this month I published my 1,000th post! It’s been 8 years, over 600 reviews and I’ve made connections to  the most wonderful group of bloggers, authors, and middle graders. I am truly blessed to have such a platform. A … Continue reading

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WE ARE POWER

Growing up in our present day world is full of challenges. The non-stop “Breaking News” cycle leaves tweens and teens with only one conclusion: The world is a violent place. Conflicts escalate to a point where people are physically hurt … Continue reading

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MMGM for May 18, 2020

  Stock up for Summer Reading! Click on a happy book to reach a blogger’s post. At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I have a review of THE DAY I WAS ERASED by Lisa Thompson. June McCrary Jacobs at Reading, Writing, … Continue reading

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THE DAY I WAS ERASED

SCHOLASTIC brings this interesting UK title to the states on June 2nd and it’s one young readers will enjoy. The main character, Maxwell Beckett, is not the most likeable person to be around. Case in point: Teachers spend a lot … Continue reading

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EXTREME OCEAN

It’s never too early to celebrate World Ocean Day (coming up on June 8th), especially when you have a title like EXTREME OCEAN in your hands. Dr. Sylvia Earle, a scientist with a passion for the sea gives readers an … Continue reading

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MMGM for May 11, 2020

  A thumbs up this week to all our MMGM bloggers. Click on a May flower to read what they have to say. At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I have a review of Book 4 in the Explorer Academy series—THE … Continue reading

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