Tag Archives: Middle Grade Book Reviews

A CASE OF GRAVE DANGER

If you love enticing mysteries with an endearing new kid detective look no further than the first case in THE VIOLET VEIL MYSTERIES series. Set in England during the Victorian era of the 1800s, it starts off with a page … Continue reading

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MMGM for October 11, 2021

                   Congratulations to the winner of the Susie B. Won’t Back Down GIVEAWAY: Patricia Tilton! She is a regular contributor to MMGM along with a picture book review every Friday. Go check out her posts at CHILDREN’S … Continue reading

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THE FOREVER HORSE

Maisie has always loved horses. She is also a talented artist. When the opportunity arises for her to study in Paris, her two worlds collide. There, in the heart of the city, Maisie finds the childhood diary of famous horse … Continue reading

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MMGM for October 4, 2021

                   HAPPY OCTOBER! Click on a leaf to reach a variety of Middle Grade reviews and features. At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I’m reviewing SUSIE B. WON’T BACK DOWN  by Margaret Finnegan. There’s also a GIVEAWAY opportunity … Continue reading

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MMGM for September 27, 2021

                 Wow! That was quick. The month is almost over but first make time for one more MMGM! Click on an arrow to reach a post At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I’m reviewing VIOLETS ARE BLUE by Barbara Dee. … Continue reading

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THE HIDEAWAY

Earlier this month, ALWAYS in the MIDDLE took part in the Book Blast giveaway for this new title. Since then I’ve had the time to read the story and can give you a few critical insights. First though, here’s the … Continue reading

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MMGM for September 20, 2021

                   A new season is upon us! Give FALL a click and you’ll fall into some enticing reviews and features! At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I’m reviewing DANNY CHUNG SUMS IT UP by Maisie Chan. June McCrary Jacobs … Continue reading

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DANNY CHUNG SUMS IT UP

Humor comes at surprising moments and the growing relationship with Danny and his grandmother are the highlights of this new tale. The story is unique and a welcome addition to the middle grade shelves. Here’s the scoop from Abrams Publishers: … Continue reading

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PARTLY CLOUDY

Family, friendship, and a California wildfire combine to make a heartwarming and discussion inducing tale. Lightning couldn’t strike twice, could it? After a terrible year, Madalyn needs clear skies desperately. Moving in with her great-uncle, Papa Lobo, and switching to … Continue reading

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MMGM for September 13, 2021

                   Click on a lightning bolt for some electrifying Middle Grade reviews and features. At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I’m reviewing THE MIDNIGHT BRIGADE by Adam Borba. Natalie Aguirre at Literary Rambles is interviewing debut author Alda … Continue reading

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