Author Archives: Greg Pattridge

About Greg Pattridge

Climbing another mountain...writing middle grade novels.

Middle Grade in the News 9/2/19

Below are a few articles and features I’ve enjoyed recently with a middle grade theme: Author’s and Librarians on Why Schools and Libraries Need LGBTQ+ Books. Check out what they say right here. I may have to make room in … Continue reading

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MMGM for 9/30/2019

              Click the happy face to reach a blogger’s feature. ALWAYS in the MIDDLE (that’s me) features a new fantasy novel, A TIME TRAVELER’S THEORY OF RELATIVITY by Nicole Valentine. June McCrary Jacobs (Reading, Writing, & Stitch-Metic) has a S.T.E.A.M. … Continue reading

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A Time Traveler’s Theory of Relativity

Welcome to another edition of MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY and my review of a new fantasy novel. BACKGROUND for A TIME TRAVELER’S THEORY OF RELATIVITY  by Nicole Valentine Twelve-year-old Finn is used to people in his family disappearing. His twin sister, … Continue reading

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DOUBLE FELIX

The cover makes this middle grade novel appear like a story of two friends on an adventure. Partially true, but DOUBLE FELIX is more an adventure of discovery and understanding, especially for the main character. He has Obsessive Compulsive Disorder … Continue reading

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Explorer Academy: The Double Helix Book Blast!

Welcome Back to the Explorer Academy! Welcome to the Explorer Academy: The Double Helix Book Blast!   To celebrate the release of Explorer Academy: The Double Helix by Trudi Trueit on September 24th, blogs across the web are featuring special content from … Continue reading

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MMGM for 9/23/19

                     IT’S ANOTHER MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY and the FIRST DAY OF AUTUMN! CLICK ON A FALL(ing) LEAF TO REACH A BLOGGER’S POST. ALWAYS in the MIDDLE (that’s me) features a special book, MAYBE HE JUST LIKES YOU by Barbara … Continue reading

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MAYBE HE JUST LIKES YOU

WELCOME TO ANOTHER EDITION OF MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY with a very special and timely book for the beginning of the school year… For seventh-grader Mila, it starts with some boys giving her an unwanted hug on the school blacktop. … Continue reading

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