Category Archives: Middle Grade Book Reviews

MMGM for June 10, 2019

            And National Little League Week!  No baseball book today, but I do have THE ROOT OF MAGIC by Kathleen Benner Duble. Click on my old #10 jersey for this post and the baseball for the other features and reviews … Continue reading

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THE ROOT OF MAGIC

IT”S ANOTHER EDITION OF MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY! Exactly what is going on in the small town known as Kismet, Maine? Willow, her mom, and little brother, Wisp, find themselves stuck there during a bad snowstorm. The townspeople—at least the … Continue reading

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UNDAUNTED

As a young scientist, Birute Mary Galdikas had a mission: to find and study the elusive orangutans of Borneo’s rain forest to help protect this amazing and elusive species.  Award-winning author Anita Silvey explores the life and legacy of this … Continue reading

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LUNA: The Science and Stories of Our Moon

Publishing in time for the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, astronomer, artist and former Director of Science Information for the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics David Aguilar explores the moon from all angles, from its place in the night sky and our … Continue reading

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MMGM for June 3, 2019

             It’s also National Egg Day! CLICK ON EACH BLOGGER’S EGG TO CRACK OPEN THEIR POST. I like my eggs scrambled, but my reviews are always over easy. Today I’m reviewing  THE LIGHT JAR by Lisa Thompson at ALWAYS in … Continue reading

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THE LIGHT JAR

WELCOME TO ANOTHER MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY! A story of hope, fear, and flight from a bad situation. The Light Jar was first released in the UK in 2018. The North American version with a new cover came about earlier … Continue reading

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ALMANAC 2020

National Geographic Kids celebrates the 10th anniversary of this iconic series with a 2020 edition sure to fill those long summer days. Eleven eye-popping chapters are filled with games, resources, cool technology, and humor. Readers will also find interviews with … Continue reading

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