Tag Archives: Middle Grade Book Reviews

THE 12th CANDLE

It’s another Marvelous Middle Grade Monday at ALWAYS in the MIDDLE and what better way to celebrate than a featured review of THE 12th CANDLE by Kim Tomsic. Middle school meets magic in this hilarious and heartfelt novel about a … Continue reading

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MALAMANDER

Much buzz has preceded the release of this new trilogy: World rights were acquired in 2018 at an eight publisher, six figure auction. Rights were sold in twelve territories. Sony has since bought the film rights. The series begins with … Continue reading

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MMGM for 9/9/2019

             It’s National Teddy Bear Day! Click on one of our cuddly guests to take you to a blogger’s middle grade post. I don’t have a teddy bear story at ALWAYS in the MIDDLE, but I do have a review … Continue reading

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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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MIGHTIER THAN THE SWORD

Choose the statement that best describes Mightier Than the Sword: A. TOTALLY RIDICULOUS B. AN IMAGINATIVE ADVENTURE INTO A FANTASY WORLD C. MARVELOUS WORD PLAY D. CREATIVE ENDEAVOR. SPOT ON FOR ITS TARGETED AUDIENCE It doesn’t matter which answer you … 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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