Author Archives: Greg Pattridge

About Greg Pattridge

Climbing another mountain...writing middle grade novels.

THE WIZENARD SERIES

This new series for basketball lovers (ages ten and up) comes from former NBA star Kobe Bryant who created the idea and characters. Canadian author, Wesley King, did the writing and it’s a massive volume close to 600 pages. The … Continue reading

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Celebrating Apollo 11

This July marks the 50th anniversary of the historic first walk on the moon by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Staying back in the command module was the third astronaut, Michael Collins. What better way to educate a young generation … Continue reading

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MMGM for April 1, 2019

              No fools here on on this fun-filled edition of MMGM—just links to great reviews and features. I share a few thoughts on Mr. Penguin and The Lost Treasure by Alex T. Smith. Click the smiley to reach my post … Continue reading

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MR. PENGUIN AND THE LOST TREASURE

The transition to middle grade books can be a harsh one for many young readers. One day they’re happily going through their 100 page chapter book and then the inevitable happens—they’re assigned to read an award winning middle grade novel … Continue reading

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THE MAGIC OF MELWICK ORCHARD

I was fortunate to win a copy of this book on Literary Rambles awhile back. If you’re not familiar with Natalie Aguirre’s site, it is filled with great author and agent interviews and frequent giveaways. Take a look after reading … Continue reading

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MMGM for March 25, 2019

                      I have a review of THE LAST LAST-DAY-OF-SUMMER by Lamar Giles. Click the ball to reach my post and do the same for each of the features and reviews below. Joanne R. Fritz at My Brain on Books has … Continue reading

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THE LAST LAST-DAY-OF-SUMMER

WELCOME TO ANOTHER MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY! Start with a little Hardy Boys, add in a light dose of The Phantom Tollbooth, and sprinkle in a little Ghostbusters to top off the recipe. The result is a rollicking adventure with … Continue reading

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