Author Archives: Greg Pattridge

About Greg Pattridge

Climbing another mountain...always striving to reach the next peak in my life and career.

WEIRD BUT TRUE WORLD 2023

The world is full of surprises in every corner of this vast planet. The facts siding more on the weird side have been compiled in this inspiring and often jaw dropping edition of the Weird But True! series. The cover … Continue reading

Posted in Middle Grade Book Reviews, non fiction | Tagged , | 2 Comments

MMGM for JANUARY 30, 2023

Click on to reach a blogger’s middle grade review or feature. At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I have a review of ARTEMIS SPARKE AND THE SOUND SEEKERS BRIGADE by Kimberly Behre Kenna. Brenda at Log Cabin Library reviews Kelcie Murphy … Continue reading

Posted in Book Lists, Middle Grade Book Reviews, MMGM Links | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

ARTEMIS SPARKE and the SOUND SEEKERS BRIGADE

When Artemis Sparke has had it with humans, she heads to the nearby salt marsh to hang out with the birds, plants and mollusks who don’t make a big deal of her stutter. The shoreline sanctuary is predictable, unlike her … Continue reading

Posted in Middle Grade Book Reviews | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

SOMEBODY TO LOVE

A banjolele is a very unique four-stringed musical instrument. It has a body like a small banjo, and the neck similar to a ukulele. This expanded picture book is the story of how artist Valerie June and a banjolele became … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

MMGM for JANUARY 23, 2023

Click on to reach a blogger’s middle grade review or feature. At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I have a review of SINCERELY SICILY by Tamika Burgess. Brenda at Log Cabin Library reviews NeverLore:  Journey to Mt. Smolder by Taya & … Continue reading

Posted in Book Lists, Middle Grade Book Reviews, MMGM Links | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Sincerely Sicily

Sicily Jordan’s worst nightmare has come true! She’s been enrolled in a new school, with zero of her friends and stuck wearing a fashion catastrophe of a uniform. But however bad Sicily thought sixth grade was going to be, it … Continue reading

Posted in Middle Grade Book Reviews | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

HOW TO SPEAK ANIMAL

Last month I participated in the blog tour for HOW TO SPEAK ANIMAL, a new NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS title. Now that I have had a chance to actually read the 176 page book it’s time to share all the things … Continue reading

Posted in Middle Grade Book Reviews, non fiction | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

MMGM for JANUARY 16, 2023

HAPPY MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY! Click on to reach a blogger’s middle grade review or feature. At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I have a review of JOURNEY TO JUSTICE – The Adventures of Spider and Ruby. Susan Uhlig really … Continue reading

Posted in Book Lists, Middle Grade Book Reviews, MMGM Links | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

JOURNEY TO JUSTICE – The Adventures of Spider and Ruby

Imagine a world flooded with water. Most people are forced to work hard to survive while a powerful few enjoy lives of leisure and luxury on a mysterious, man-made island. It’s up to Spider and his newfound friend Ruby to change the fate of … Continue reading

Posted in Middle Grade Book Reviews | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

ENOLA HOLMES (The Graphic Novel-Book Two)

The brilliant sister of the famous detective Sherlock Holmes returns, ready for more adventure. London, 1889. A woman is being held prisoner while she awaits a forced marriage. Another has been kidnapped, and yet another disappears… As Enola seeks to … Continue reading

Posted in Graphic Novels, Middle Grade Book Reviews | Tagged , , | 2 Comments