Tag Archives: Middle Grade Book Reviews

MMGM for May 25, 2020

   Click on a blogger’s flag to reach their post. At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I’m taking the week off from reviews to make room for a big celebration in honor of  my 1,000th post. Don’t miss the huge GIVEAWAY! … Continue reading

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WE ARE POWER

Growing up in our present day world is full of challenges. The non-stop “Breaking News” cycle leaves tweens and teens with only one conclusion: The world is a violent place. Conflicts escalate to a point where people are physically hurt … Continue reading

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MMGM for May 18, 2020

  Stock up for Summer Reading! Click on a happy book to reach a blogger’s post. At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I have a review of THE DAY I WAS ERASED by Lisa Thompson. June McCrary Jacobs at Reading, Writing, … Continue reading

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THE DAY I WAS ERASED

SCHOLASTIC brings this interesting UK title to the states on June 2nd and it’s one young readers will enjoy. The main character, Maxwell Beckett, is not the most likeable person to be around. Case in point: Teachers spend a lot … Continue reading

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MMGM for May 11, 2020

  A thumbs up this week to all our MMGM bloggers. Click on a May flower to read what they have to say. At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I have a review of Book 4 in the Explorer Academy series—THE … Continue reading

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GEOMETRY IS AS EASY AS PIE

When I was in 8th grade, geometry class was a dreadful experience. The teacher filled the chalkboard with formulas scribbled from one end to the other. Her lecture started two seconds after the tardy bell and didn’t end until the … Continue reading

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MORE THAN MARMALADE

You may know Paddington Bear from one of the many books featuring the iconic character or perhaps from two successful featured films (Paddington in 2014 and Paddington 2 in 2017). What will most likely be new to fans is the … Continue reading

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