Category Archives: Middle Grade News

MIDDLE GRADE IN THE NEWS: July 3, 2020

Are you looking for a site where you can view all your favorite blog posts in one location? Feedspot does that and much more. I get  daily emails from them with the current lineup of blog posts in children’s literature. … Continue reading

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An ALWAYS in the MIDDLE Celebration

Earlier this month I published my 1,000th post! It’s been 8 years, over 600 reviews and I’ve made connections to  the most wonderful group of bloggers, authors, and middle graders. I am truly blessed to have such a platform. A … Continue reading

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MIDDLE GRADE IN THE NEWS: MARCH 12, 2020

Enjoy these recent articles with a middle grade focus: A brief but interesting discussion about parents being the watch dogs for objectionable books for children from WORLD MAGAZINE. Any other writers/educators out there? Here are 7 best selling authors who … Continue reading

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MIDDLE GRADE: IN THE NEWS 1/10/2020

I’ve been making my list and checking it twice—not for that past holiday, but for what I have on the radar for books to read and review this year. Here are a few lists that helped me create my 2020 … Continue reading

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AN MMGM THANK YOU!

I’m wrapping up my second year as your Marvelous Middle Grade Monday host. It would be impossible to carry on this tradition, born out of the wishes of author Shannon Messenger, without the support of those who participated in 2019. … Continue reading

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Middle Grade in the News—10-30-19

Below are a few articles and features I’ve enjoyed recently with a middle grade theme: Publisher’s Weekly is first out of the gate with their 2019 BEST BOOKS FOR MIDDLE GRADE . BRIGHTLY has BANNED AND CHALLENGED BOOKS EVERY TWEEN … Continue reading

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WHERE IN THE WORLD IS CARMEN SANDIEGO?

Last March I featured the first book in this new edition of the crime fighting thief, WHO IN THE WORLD IS CARMEN SANDIEGO? Since then there have been even more releases to keep both old and new fans up to … Continue reading

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Middle Grade in the News 9/2/19

Below are a few articles and features I’ve enjoyed recently with a middle grade theme: Author’s and Librarians on Why Schools and Libraries Need LGBTQ+ Books. Check out what they say right here. I may have to make room in … Continue reading

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MIDDLE GRADE in the NEWS 8/30/2019

Below are a few articles and features I’ve enjoyed recently with a middle grade theme: I passed by the library and heard a boy ask, “Where’s the section on dragons.” The librarian kindly told him there wasn’t a special section … Continue reading

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MIDDLE GRADE in the NEWS 4/17/2019

Here are a few articles and features I’ve enjoyed recently: Do you have a middle grader searching for books? Here’s a great list: THE MOST EXCITING MIDDLE GRADE BOOKS of 2019. My TBR list just got a healthy dose of … Continue reading

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