Tag Archives: male protagonists

JED and the JUNKYARD WAR for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

This debut novel has one of the more creative portals to another world. Forget about going to the attic. Jed finds his in the form of a tunnel in the back of the dishwasher. The thought even had me looking … Continue reading

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THE ONLY ROAD for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

The topics of border walls and immigration have flooded newscasts and social media this past year. Opinions are  strong. THE ONLY ROAD delves into the issue from the other side of the border–actually two borders. It’s about a family making … Continue reading

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THE BLAZING BRIDGE for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

The Blood Guard trilogy concludes with THE BLAZING BRIDGE. The excitement and adventure follows the first two installments: THE BLOOD GUARD and THE GLASS GAUNTLET. New readers to the series could get by with just reading Book 3, but they’ll … Continue reading

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IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF CRAZY HORSE for Marvelous Middle Grade EXTRA

A finalist for the 2016 Cybil’s award, this story is about the journey a grandfather takes with his grandson to understand the life and heroism of Lakota Indian leader, Crazy Horse. It begins in South Dakota and moves into Nebraska, … Continue reading

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ZACK DELACRUZ: JUST MY LUCK for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

Zack returns in book number two of the series. No worries if you missed book one, ME AND MY BIG MOUTH, where Zack tries to save the sixth grade dance. This is a totally new adventure set two weeks later. … Continue reading

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WELCOME TO THE WONDERLAND–HOME SWEET MOTEL for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

Reluctant readers rejoice, I have the perfect book to answer your most pressing reading question: “Do you know of a book with short chapters? My mom forces me to read one chapter each night.” Here it is in no less … Continue reading

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SAVE THE SEASON! for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

This new book is patterned after the Choose Your Own Adventure books with a few brilliant changes. You play the role of Adam, the best hockey goalie on his team, at least until your twin sister begins to show off … Continue reading

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