Tag Archives: John David Anderson

STOWAWAY

I’ve enjoyed John David Anderson’s books since 2016 when I was first introduced to his story telling with Ms. Bixby’s Last Day. In 2017 came Posted; 2019’s Finding Orion; and last year’s One Last Shot. All of these were heartfelt … Continue reading

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ONE LAST SHOT

I doubt there has ever been an editor, blogger, or agent proclaiming what we need in MG fiction is a book about miniature golf. Author John David Anderson thought differently. ONE LAST SHOT covers every birdie, par, and bogie in … Continue reading

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POSTED for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

I previously reviewed John David Anderson’s MS. BIXBY’S LAST DAY, the heartfelt tribute by three sixth grade boys to the teacher they adore. POSTED is also about a group of boys, this time an older group in 8th grade. The … Continue reading

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MS. BIXBY’S LAST DAY for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

Earlier this summer I attended an open house at a school where I taught my first group of students. It was to honor the school’s fifty years of teaching and learning. I was only a part of eight of those … Continue reading

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