Category Archives: Middle Grade Book Reviews

GHOST GIRL

Spooky, creepy, and a large dose of evil is what you’ll find in GHOST GIRL The story is both engaging and full of appealing themes for the MG audience. The characters are memorable and make the story shine. Here’s the … Continue reading

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KYLE’S LITTLE SISTER

One of my favorite things to do as a kid was to read the Sunday comics. Curled up on the couch I’d unfurl the colorful pages and enjoy each comic strip. Many had story lines you had to follow for … Continue reading

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STOWAWAY

I’ve enjoyed John David Anderson’s books since 2016 when I was first introduced to his story telling with Ms. Bixby’s Last Day. In 2017 came Posted; 2019’s Finding Orion; and last year’s One Last Shot. All of these were heartfelt … Continue reading

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Sharks at Your Service

Most humans are either scared or enthralled by these creatures of the sea. SHARKS AT YOUR SERVICE uses the voice of a child to convince readers that sharks need protection from people out to destroy their species. It’s a fascinating … Continue reading

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EVERYTHING TOGETHER

The sequel to SECOND DAD SUMMER stands on its own if you haven’t read the first. I reviewed the initial story in July, 2020. It was an enjoyable time spent with young Jeremiah and his split family. With EVERYTHING TOGETHER, … Continue reading

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CHUNKY

Hudi has always wanted to be a comedian and is a frequent viewer of his favorite show—Saturday Night Live. But life isn’t always a joke. A serious medical issue when he was five left him with only one lung. Now … Continue reading

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SECONDHAND DOGS

A sweet tale of second chances. Miss Lottie gives animals a home who took different paths in their lives before finding this loving woman. From left to right is Gus the pack leader; Tank, the guardian; Roo, a three legged … Continue reading

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FINN AND THE INTERGALACTIC LUNCHBOX

I have another recommendation from an MMGM blogger. This one came from Mark Baker at Carstairs Considers. He reviews books, movies, and TV shows. I was able to sneak in a read this week and enjoyed it immensely. Science fiction … Continue reading

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THE LAST SUPER CHEF

There have been some great middle grade books with a cooking theme in recent years. My favorites include ALL YOU KNEAD IS LOVE by Tanya Guerrero; THE THING ABOUT LEFTOVERS by C.C. Payne; and ALL FOUR STARS by Tara Dairman. … Continue reading

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Weird but True! OCEAN

Dive into these fishy facts: Did you know that the prehistoric shark, megalodon, had jaws so big that it could swallow a car? Or that goats, pigs, dogs, cats, and even an alpaca have all learned how to surf? And … Continue reading

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