Tag Archives: Middle Grade Book Reviews

IN THE RED

Earthlings are only in the planning stages to eventually send humans to Mars. What will it be like when a colony is set up there for the selected few to work and live? IN THE RED is set in the … Continue reading

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MMGM for March 16, 2020

               HAPPY EARLY ST. PATRICK’S DAY COMING UP TOMORROW! At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I have BLUE SKIES by Anne Bustard, a historical fiction story set in the years following World War II. June McCrary Jacobs at Reading, Writing, and … Continue reading

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Pop Flies, Robo-Pets, and Other Disasters

Batter up! It’s another Marvelous Middle Grade Monday! I’ve read at least a dozen books the past ten years about the new kid at school. The story usually begins after the family has moved to a new state and community. … Continue reading

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THE BEST AT IT

WELCOME TO ANOTHER MONTH OF MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAYS! I’m starting off with a great contemporary story that has been on my reading pile for way too long. I couldn’t even recall how it got there. Then I did a … Continue reading

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MMGM for February 24,2020

           HAPPY LEAP YEAR WEEK! THE EXTRA DAY OCCURS ON SATURDAY. CELEBRATE BY LEAPING INTO THESE GREAT REVIEWS: At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I have WE COULD BE HEROES by Margaret Finnegan and a GIVEAWAY of the book—my favorite MG … Continue reading

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LIGHTNING GIRL: SUPERHERO SQUAD

Last Monday I reviewed Lightning Girl, the first book in this entertaining series from British star Alesha Dixon. There are actually four books but only the first two have made their way across the pond for North American readers. In … Continue reading

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MMGM for February 17, 2020

                 Happy MMGM and President’s Day! At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I have yet another superhero book with LIGHTNING GIRL by Alesha Dixon. You can reach it with one click on the button. June McCrary Jacobs at Reading, Writing, and … Continue reading

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