Author Archives: Greg Pattridge

About Greg Pattridge

Climbing another mountain...writing middle grade novels.

LOST IN THE ANTARCTIC

Tod Olson continues his well-researched ‘Lost’ series with Lost in the Antarctic. Previous exciting reads include Lost in the Pacific, 1942; Lost in Outer Space; and Lost in the Amazon. This current effort is a riveting account of Ernest Shackleton’s … Continue reading

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MIDDLE GRADE in the NEWS 1/16/19

Here are a few news and special feature articles I’ve enjoyed recently: Corrina Allen, fifth grade teacher and mom, takes a look at MG trends and what’s ahead for 2019. A great article to wet your appetite for what to … Continue reading

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MMGM for 1/14/19

                    Right here at ALWAYS in the MIDDLE, I have a review of ZORA & ME—THE CURSED GROUND by T.R. Simon. Click the red button to reach the review and do the same for each of the other sites below. … Continue reading

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ZORA & ME—THE CURSED GROUND

Zora Neale Hurston was an influential African-American author who died in 1960 at the age of 69. Zora & Me (2011) is a fictionalized account of her childhood adventures. This sequel, released in 2018, was a long time in coming. … Continue reading

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SERAFINA LOVES SCIENCE

Author Cara Bartek has a goal “…to empower girls in the STEM fields during that tricky age range of 9-13 when many young women begin to lose interest in science.” What better way than to write books that will hopefully … Continue reading

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DANGER TASTES DREADFUL

Ben Langhinrichs is a past contributor to Marvelous Middle Grade Monday, and now he has a new middle grade series which gets a promising start with Danger Tastes Dreadful. The short length (136 pages) is something I’ve been clamoring for … Continue reading

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MMGM for 1/7/2019

                   I’m ringing in the New Year at ALWAYS in the MIDDLE with a review of WATCH HOLLOW by Gregory Funaro. Click on the bell for the review and do the same for each of the other sites below. June … Continue reading

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