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CLASS ACTION

WELCOME TO ANOTHER MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY! Good morning class. Your assignment is to read chapters one through five in your Judicial History textbook, answer the questions at the end of each chapter, and summarize how a case is heard … Continue reading

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SPAMLY WARTHINGTON (ALMOST) SECRET AGENT

It’s another MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY! I’ll be honest. I hate prologues. That made the first moments of my time with SPAMLY WARTHINGTON like I’d made a wrong turn. Thirteen pages in I finally reached chapter one and all was … Continue reading

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MICKEY MALLOY WONDER BOY!

WELCOME TO MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY! When author Laurisa White Reyes asked me to review her newest book, MICKEY MALLOY WONDER BOY!, I jumped at the chance. I knew Laura as the moderator of Middle Grade Mania and also as … Continue reading

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LUCKY ENOUGH

It’s Another MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY! March reminds me of two things: Spring Break and Baseball Spring Training. I’ll have to wait until the end of March for a little vacation, but the cable channels are already featuring Major League … Continue reading

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THE DREADFUL TALE OF PROSPER REDDING for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

It’s Marvelous Middle Grade Monday! This new fantasy adventure features a twelve-year-old boy with the most unusual name: Prosperity Oceanus Redding. He prefers to go by Prosper. What he really prefers is to get rid of the demon living inside … Continue reading

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TOLETIS FOR MMGM’s Brand New Year

Happy New Year to all. After a year of reading books where young protagonists face so many heartbreaking challenges, it was a pleasure to sit back during the holiday season and enjoy this quiet tale. First written in Spanish and … Continue reading

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MAGNUS CHASE and the GODS of ASGARD: THE SHIP OF THE DEAD

It’s MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY! We come to the final book in this epic North Mythology series. Magnus is 16 and I would have put his character solidly in the YA category. But rules are made to be broken and … Continue reading

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