Author Archives: Greg Pattridge

About Greg Pattridge

Climbing another mountain...writing middle grade novels.

MMGM for 11/26/18

                      IMPORTANT DECEMBER MMGM UPDATE: MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY will be here on December 3, 10, and 17. Since the final two Mondays of December fall on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, MMGM will take a break. On December … Continue reading

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ANOTHER D FOR DEEDEE

DeeDee is a fourth grader with a growing list of problems. The family trailer burned to the ground and now they’re living in a crowded apartment. Her father disappeared at Thanksgiving. She fears he’s returned to Mexico and will never … Continue reading

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DOG SCIENCE UNLEASHED

This dog loving new title from National Geographic Kids was not one I could review alone. Fortunately, I had my canine companion, Tatum, nearby to give me a hand. She was more interested in sniffing the pages than reading, but … Continue reading

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MMGM for 11/19/18

            Here at ALWAYS in the MIDDLE, I have a review of LuLu The Broadway Mouse. Click the turkey for the full story and do the same for each of the other sites below. I’m thankful to have you all … Continue reading

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LULU THE BROADWAY MOUSE

When I saw my first musical on Broadway, the raw talent on stage won me over. I’ve returned several times and have become a big local theater goer. This new book by Broadway veteran Jenna Gavigan lets readers take a … Continue reading

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TO THE MOON AND BACK

Next July marks the 50th anniversary of the historic first moon walk.  The televised event made our world stop for a moment and marvel at this stunning achievement. TO THE MOON AND BACK is an in your face way to … Continue reading

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MMGM for 11/12/18

                     It’s National Young Readers Week! I kick off the celebration  at ALWAYS in the MIDDLE with a review of INKLING.  Click  the book loving kids to reach my post and each red book to connect with all the other … Continue reading

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