Tag Archives: Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

MMGM for March 8, 2021

                   Click on a book to reach a blogger’s post. At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I’m  reviewing THE GIRL WHO STOLE AN ELEPHANT by Nizrana Farook. Natalie Aguirre at Literary Rambles is interviewing Donna Galanti. Included is … Continue reading

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THE GIRL WHO STOLE AN ELEPHANT

Chaya, a nobleman’s rebellious, outspoken, no-nonsense daughter, just can’t resist the shiny temptations the king’s palace has to offer. But playing Robin Hood for her impoverished community doesn’t come without risks, and when Chaya steals the queen’s jewels from a … Continue reading

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MMGM for March 1, 2021

                  March 1st is not only full of great MMGM reviews, but it’s also National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day! Click on a jar to reach a blogger’s post. At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I’m  reviewing  INTO THE … Continue reading

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INTO THE WIND

A love of sailing connects 10-year-old Rusty with Hazel, a determined old lady in a wheel chair. It’s an unusual friendship but one they both need. For Hazel she longs to sail again, while Rusty misses his mother who is … Continue reading

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MMGM for February 22, 2021

                     It may be cold outside, but you’ll feel a lot warmer reading these reviews and features. Click on a sun to reach a blogger’s post. At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I have a review … Continue reading

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MMGM for February 15, 2021

                  Click on the little patriot to reach a blogger’s post. At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I’m  reviewing  National Geographic’s OUR COUNTRY’S PRESIDENTS… And to honor Black History Month I have a bonus review at ALWAYS in … Continue reading

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KINGSTON and the Magician’s Lost and Found

The greatest Black magicians of the 19th and 20th centuries are likely ones you’ve never heard of before. One of the most prominent was Benjamin Rucker, better known in the day as Black Herman. He along with a few other … Continue reading

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MMGM for February 8, 2021

                  Happy early Valentine’s Day to our great MMGM family of bloggers and dedicated readers. Click on a bear to reach a blogger’s post. At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I have a review of IDA AND THE … Continue reading

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MMGM for February 1, 2021

                  Click on a heart to reach a blogger’s post At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I have a review of CLUES TO THE UNIVERSE by Christina Li. Sue Heavenrich‘s debut picture book (13 WAYS TO EAT A … Continue reading

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CLUES TO THE UNIVERSE

Middle Grade contemporary stories always have a soft spot in my heart. It was my favorite growing up and today it’s still about half of my book reading. The plots almost always have three elements: 1. A Bully 2. Friendships … Continue reading

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