Tag Archives: Barbara Dee

VIOLETS ARE BLUE

Twelve-year-old Wren has a growing amount of drama smothering her up at every turn. Her parents have divorced and now Dad lives in Brooklyn with a new wife and twin babies. Mom is a nurse who decides moving to a … Continue reading

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MY LIFE IN THE FISH TANK

Mental illness is a theme most often seen in YA or Adult books. It’s a tough topic to convey when your audience is 9-13. No need to worry here as the characters and story will win you over. Told from … Continue reading

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MAYBE HE JUST LIKES YOU

WELCOME TO ANOTHER EDITION OF MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY with a very special and timely book for the beginning of the school year… For seventh-grader Mila, it starts with some boys giving her an unwanted hug on the school blacktop. … Continue reading

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