Category Archives: Book Lists

Let’s Play Baseball

Snow is still on the ground where I live, but March is urging Spring to take over so we can hear those magic words: Play Ball!  Little league sing-ups are well under way and our major league teams are in … Continue reading

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The 2019 Golden Cup Awards

I’ve wrapped up my reading for the year and that means it’s time to reveal my favorite moments in Middle Grade literature. The big name award groups recognize their favorite books, but my Golden Cup Awards look within the stories … Continue reading

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The Nurturing of Middle Grade Books

A pile of MG books is nearby, waiting for me to read. The mini-tower sometimes reaches two feet, although now it’s down to about four books. Each one is a promise for a review and I’ll do exactly that before … Continue reading

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LOOKING FORWARD TO 2018

Coming up next Monday is  a Merry Christmas Marvelous Middle Grade Monday. I’ll have the Golden Cup Awards revealing my favorite moments from MG books. There’s also a giveaway of two $25 Amazon gift cards (Get the gift you really … Continue reading

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MY CYBILS PICKS FOR MIDDLE GRADE FICTION

The nomination period for this year’s CYBILS Awards opens on October 1st and closes October 15th. Anyone can nominate their favorites in more than ten categories from picture books to Young Adult (one nomination per category).  After you nominate it’s … Continue reading

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MY CYBILS PICKS FOR MIDDLE GRADE SPECULATIVE FICTION

The nomination period for this year’s CYBILS Awards opens on October 1st and closes October 15th. Anyone can nominate their favorites in more than ten categories from picture books to Young Adult (One nomination per category).  After you nominate its … Continue reading

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CYBILS Time is Almost Here!

The nomination period for this year’s CYBILS Awards opens on October 1st and closes October 15th. Anyone can nominate their favorites in more than ten categories from picture books to Young Adult (One nomination per category).  After you nominate, sit … Continue reading

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