Category Archives: Middle Grade News

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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MIDDLE GRADE in the NEWS 9/20/18

Here are a few news and special feature articles I’ve enjoyed this week: Tim Federle speaks about NATE EXPECTATIONS and the closing of his Broadway themed series. Middle Grade Murders? The writer of this blog piece is disturbed by the … Continue reading

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MIDDLE GRADE in the NEWS 9/13/18

Here are a few news and special feature articles I’ve enjoyed recently: Celebrated author Lois Lowry is 81 and going strong. She reflects on her career and how she Still Thinks Kids Need To Read About Terrible Things. There are … Continue reading

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MIDDLE GRADE in the NEWS 9/6/18

The winners of my recent Anniversary Giveaway are DANIELLE HAMMELEF, THE BOOK OWL, and ANTOINETTE TRUGLIO MARTIN. They each are receiving a first edition of 24 HOURS IN NOWHERE and a $25 Amazon gift card. Congratulations! Here are a few … Continue reading

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