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MMGM for February 25, 2019

                   Welcome to this week’s Marvelous Middle Grade Monday. I have a review of AMAL UNBOUND by Aisha Saeed.  Click the colorful MMGM logo on the left to reach my post and do the same for each of … Continue reading

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And the winner is???

Well, I can’t say just yet. The past month I’ve been a part of a five-member panel of judges critiquing the seven finalists for the CYBILS 2018 Middle Grade Fiction award. Here’s the wonderful lineup we were presented with: Stay … Continue reading

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SERAFINA LOVES SCIENCE

Author Cara Bartek has a goal “…to empower girls in the STEM fields during that tricky age range of 9-13 when many young women begin to lose interest in science.” What better way than to write books that will hopefully … Continue reading

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MMGM for 1/7/2019

                   I’m ringing in the New Year at ALWAYS in the MIDDLE with a review of WATCH HOLLOW by Gregory Funaro. Click on the bell for the review and do the same for each of the other sites below. June … Continue reading

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AN INTERVEW WITH GREGORY FUNARO

I’m pleased to start the year off with Gregory Funaro. His first book for Disney-Hyperion, ALISTAIR GRIM’S ODDITORIUM (2015), was a New York Times best seller and an Amazon Best Book of the Month, and his second, ALISTAIR GRIM’S ODD … Continue reading

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A HAPPY HOLIDAY MMGM THANK YOU!

What a year for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday! A total of 40 bloggers joined us the past twelve months. I’ve listed the 37 below who still have a home on the web. Visit them during the holidays for a look … Continue reading

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LOUISIANA’S WAY HOME

Kate DiCamillo always has a great main character in her books. She also makes sure to have rich secondary-characters, ones you’d welcome if they ever had their own story. And so, Louisiana Elefante, a friend of Raymie Nightingale (the title … Continue reading

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