Category Archives: Middle Grade News

MIDDLE GRADE in the NEWS: 1/30/19

Here are a few news and special feature articles I’ve enjoyed recently: Gay characters in MG books are few and far between.  THE WHISPERS by Greg Howard, is getting a lot of interest, initially in a bidding war from publishers … Continue reading

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MIDDLE GRADE in the NEWS 1/16/19

Here are a few news and special feature articles I’ve enjoyed recently: Corrina Allen, fifth grade teacher and mom, takes a look at MG trends and what’s ahead for 2019. A great article to wet your appetite for what to … Continue reading

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Middle Grade in the News 11/8/18

Here are a few news and special feature articles I’ve enjoyed recently: Can diversity in children’s books tackle prejudice? Find out in this probing article from CNN. Publisher Weekly is out with their 14 best middle grade titles for 2018. … Continue reading

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MIDDLE GRADE in the NEWS 10/18/18

Here are a few news and special feature articles I’ve enjoyed this week: I was happy to see my CYBILS nomination for Middle Grade Fiction, THE TRUTH AS TOLD BY MASON BUTTLE, was also recognized as a finalist for The … Continue reading

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New cover reveals for The Lightning Road series by Donna Galanti!

I previously reviewed Donna Galanti’s The Lightning Road series: JOSHUA AND THE LIGHTNING ROAD and JOSHUA AND THE ARROW REALM—both fantastic adventures. Today I’m thrilled to give you a look at these awesome new cover reveals! Plus enter to win … Continue reading

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Middle Grade in the NEWS 10/4/18

Here are a few news and special feature articles I’ve enjoyed this week: Praising the benefits of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library and how important reading/talking to infants is to later development in Middle Grades. YA author, Elizabeth Spencer shares her … Continue reading

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MIDDLE GRADE in the NEWS 9/27/18

Here are a few news and special feature articles I’ve enjoyed this week: It’s beginning to look a lot like Halloween season. I’m referring to 11 Children’s Books With Genuinely Terrifying Moments That Probably Gave You Nightmares. The Kirkus prize … Continue reading

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