Author Archives: Greg Pattridge

About Greg Pattridge

Climbing another mountain...writing middle grade novels.

MMGM for AUGUST 10, 2020

         Throughout the summer months, I’m lending the top spot to one of our frequent contributors. Today the honor goes to Alex Baugh at Randomly Reading. Alex is a former 4th grade teacher and chaired the Cybils Middle Grade … Continue reading

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THE SUMMER WE FOUND THE BABY

I first came across this title on Rosi Hollinbeck’s blog back in January. Historical Fiction is a favorite of mine, especially one set in the 1940s. Her review convinced me it was a must read, but the release date was … Continue reading

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PSYCHOLOGY—Why We Smile, Strive, and Sing

This upper MG/ YA title is full of valuable, detailed information about how psychology effects everything we do and why. Arranged in seven chapters, the pages delve into topics often not covered in a student’s learning until they are much … Continue reading

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MMGM for AUGUST 3, 2020

         Throughout the summer months, I’m lending the top spot to one of our frequent contributors. Today the honor goes to COMPLETELY FULL BOOKSHELF, where you’ll  find frequent MG and YA reviews. Check below for what is featured today. … Continue reading

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MIDNIGHT AT THE BARCLAY HOTEL

I couldn’t think of a better way to start the month than a featured review of a new book by one of our past MMGM contributors, Fleur Bradley. I’m also the first stop on an ambitious blog tour. Check out … Continue reading

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INSIDE THE HUMAN BODY

This new Nomad Press title comes from their INQUIRE AND INVESTIGATE HUMAN BEINGS set. Intended for ages 12-15, upper middle graders readers with an interest in how their bodies work will find everything they need here and more. Written with … Continue reading

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MMGM for July 27, 2020

                   Throughout the summer months, I’m lending the top spot to one of our frequent contributors. Today the honor goes to Jenni Enzor. She is an author, teacher, and explorer and regularly features MG books on her blog. Look … Continue reading

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DAN UNMASKED + A GIVEAWAY

Friendship is one of the greatest gifts for any child. Something many take for granted including Daniel Summers, the endearing protagonist in DAN UNMASKED. Dan’s guilt is enormous since he feels responsible for his friend Nate’s accident and subsequent coma. … Continue reading

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AGATHA ODDLY—THE SILVER SERPENT

The young British detective is back in this third adventure. I previously reviewed Book 2: MURDER AT THE MUSEUM. Agatha is a sharp thinker with an eye for details, just what a world class sleuth needs. At age 14 Agatha … Continue reading

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MMGM for July 20, 2020

                   Throughout the summer months, I’m lending the top spot to one of our frequent contributors. Today the honor goes to Maria Antonia at Of Books, Photography, and Tea. Don’t miss Maria’s feature on MMGM or her weekend posts … Continue reading

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