Category Archives: Middle Grade Book Reviews

UNITED STATES ATLAS

Current, authoritative, and produced by the expert cartographers at National Geographic, this best-selling United States Atlas is newly updated with all the latest info and is  packed with maps, stats, facts, and pictures. National Geographic’s world-renowned cartographers have paired up with … Continue reading

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LORETTA LITTLE LOOKS BACK (REVIEW & GIVEAWAY)

Loretta Little Looks Back (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; September 29, 2020) includes stories of Loretta, Roly, and Aggie B., members of the Little family that present the vivid story of their young lives, spanning three generations. These separate … Continue reading

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BEGINNER’S UNITED STATES ATLAS

National Geographic Kids is back with a third edition of the Beginner’s United States Atlas for ages 7-10. Whether you have a virtual, hybrid, or in-person learner, the Atlas is a must have tool to enhance the classroom experience. It … Continue reading

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SCHOOL SQUAD

Book 2 in the Popularity Pact series arrives with even more middle school drama than CAMP CLIQUE did to lead off the series. Bea and Maisy have returned from camp and it’s time for Maisy to uphold her end of … Continue reading

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THE NATURE EXPLORER’S SKETCHBOOK

SYNOPSIS: This sketchbook helps kids look more closely at nature and capture what they discover with pencil, pen, and paint. The Nature Explorer’s Sketchbook inspires exploration, creativity and observation, with beautiful sketchbook illustrations, ideas and tips, and plenty of space … Continue reading

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THREE KEYS

A sequel to the touching FRONT DESK, this novel continues the tale of an immigrant family from China who operate a motel in Anaheim, California. THREE KEYS takes off right where the first one ends and you’ll have no problem … Continue reading

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THE PUFFIN PLAN

The Puffin Plan is a timely story for this year and the future. It begins with a boy’s (Co-author Stephen W. Kress) passion for the outdoors, which then leads to a successful 7th grade science fair project. It very well … Continue reading

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WEIRD BUT TRUE! HALLOWEEN

Plus you could win your very own copy (U.S. Addresses only) thanks to National Geographic Kids and Media Masters Publicity. Here are the not so scary details… The giveaway will only run for two days (So the winner can enjoy … Continue reading

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THE LAST MIRROR ON THE LEFT

Unlike the majority of Logan County’s residents, Missus Nedraw of the Rorrim Mirror Emporium remembers the time freeze from The Last Last-Day-of-Summer, and how Otto and Sheed took her mirrors without permission to fix their mess. Usually, that’s an unforgivable offense, punishable … Continue reading

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SOPHIE WASHINGTON — MY BFF

The Sophie Washington series keeps going strong with book #10. If you’re new to the series, check out the covers here. It’s quite an impressive accomplishment to keep Sophie and the diverse cast of characters interesting and fresh with each … Continue reading

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