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THE FIRE STALLION

Welcome to another edition of Marvelous Middle Grade Monday! I’ll be back Friday with another fantastic new book, MALAMANDER. Today though is devoted to THE FIRE STALLION. Twelve-year-old Hilly has landed her dream job, riding on the set of Brunhilda, … Continue reading

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SOME PLACES MORE THAN OTHERS

Welcome to another edition of MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY and a look at Renée Watson’s newest contemporary story. BACKGROUND (From Barnes & Noble): All Amara wants for her birthday is to visit her father’s family in New York City—Harlem, to … Continue reading

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MMGM for 8/19/2019

           School is already back in session for many. Click a school bus to reach a blogger’s post! Here at ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I have THE HAUNTING OF HENRY DAVIS by Kathryn Siebel. Joanne Fritz at My Brain on … Continue reading

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THE HAUNTING OF HENRY DAVIS

It’s another MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY. I have an enticing choice with THE HAUNTING OF HENRY DAVIS by Kathryn Siebel. Ghosts only haunt when they’ve left something behind… When Henry Davis moves into the neighborhood, Barbara Anne and her classmates … Continue reading

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MMGM for August 12, 2019

CLICK the HAPPY KID NEXT TO EACH DESCRIPTION and YOU WILL ARRIVE AT THE BLOGGER”S POST! I’ve always been in the middle as a son, educator, and writer. I’m glad there’s a day to celebrate. Happy Middle Child Day! At … Continue reading

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SOLVING FOR M

IT”S ANOTHER EDITION OF MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY AND MY FEATURED REVIEW OF SOLVING FOR M by Jennifer Swender. Math, Mika, Mom, Melanoma. Those four ‘M’ words wrap themselves around an intriguing and heartfelt plot. When Mika starts fifth grade … Continue reading

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SWEET HOME ALASKA

Welcome to this week’s edition of Marvelous Middle Grade Monday and my review of a sweet historical tale. There’s also a GIVEAWAY detailed below (U.S. Addresses only). It’s 1934, and times are tough for Trip’s family after the mill in … Continue reading

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