Tag Archives: MG Historical Fiction

HOW I BECAME A SPY

WELCOME TO ANOTHER MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY! Having just finished several non-fiction books on various aspects of World War II, I welcomed the chance to read this historical fiction story set in 1944 London. It turned out to be time … Continue reading

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HARDSCRABBLE

IT”S MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY! A dictionary definition of “hardscrabble” says it involves hard work and struggle. The unusual word is the perfect title for this historical fiction story set in the plains of 1910 Colorado. The Martins have moved … Continue reading

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BOBBY LEE CLAREMONT AND THE CRIMINAL ELEMENT

It’s Marvelous Middle Grade Monday! Take a journey back in time with Bobby Lee as he flees his orphanage in 1923 New Orleans and boards a train to Chicago. His goal—a new life as a criminal. A full blown murder … Continue reading

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