Author Archives: Greg Pattridge

About Greg Pattridge

Climbing another mountain...writing middle grade novels.

PETS AND THEIR FAMOUS HUMANS

Famous humans always get noticed while their beloved pets stay out of sight. The humans presented here are not your current set of celebrities. Instead, PETS AND THEIR FAMOUS HUMANS is a look at 20 people who made a memorable … Continue reading

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MMGM for April 20, 2020

            HAPPY NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK! Many of the recommendations below may have first come from that special guardian of the books. Thank you to all the librarians and support staff. You inspire those you serve! At ALWAYS in the … Continue reading

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AGATHA ODDLY—MURDER AT THE MUSEUM

This British import is back with a second mystery. To be honest, I had never read Book One—THE SECRET KEY—but I had no problem getting into this new adventure. Lena Jones was not an author I’d come across in all … Continue reading

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INTO THE CLOUDS

At an elevation of 28,251 feet, K2 is the second highest mountain in the world—surpassed only by Mt. Everest. Experts agree a climb to the ominous peak of K2 is a more difficult and dangerous climb. INTO THE CLOUDS is … Continue reading

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MMGM for April 13, 2020

                  Four U.S. Presidents were born in the month of April, including Thomas Jefferson born on this date in 1743. While you let that sink in enjoy these outstanding posts from our MMGM family. Click on a gold star … Continue reading

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Misadventures of a Magician’s Son

There’s nothing like a little magical escapism to chase away the bad news in the world. Middle school is hard enough, but more so for Alex. He’s in a new town after his famous magician father passed away attempting to … Continue reading

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NINA SONI, SISTER FIXER

I featured the first book in this series, Nina Soni, Former Best Friend, last October.  Nina is an Indian-American girl who lives with her parents and little sister. It’s a charming set of stories filled with Indian customs and food. … Continue reading

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