Tag Archives: Middle grade books

MIDDLE GRADE in the NEWS 8/30/2019

Below are a few articles and features I’ve enjoyed recently with a middle grade theme: I passed by the library and heard a boy ask, “Where’s the section on dragons.” The librarian kindly told him there wasn’t a special section … Continue reading

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CATERPILLAR SUMMER

IT’S ANOTHER EDITION OF MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY and a great way to kick off the first week of summer with CATERPILLAR SUMMER! Cat and her brother Chicken have always had a very special bond–Cat is one of the few … Continue reading

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MMGM for March 25, 2019

                      I have a review of THE LAST LAST-DAY-OF-SUMMER by Lamar Giles. Click the ball to reach my post and do the same for each of the features and reviews below. Joanne R. Fritz at My Brain on Books has … Continue reading

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SMALL SPACES

Do not read this one before bedtime, or in a cornfield at sunset, or most definitely  not in SMALL SPACES. This well spun tale begins as a mystery of sorts for about the first hundred pages. The rest of the … Continue reading

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MMGM for 10/8/18

                           ALWAYS in the MIDDLE (that’s me) has an exciting historical fiction to share—JOURNEY OF THE PALE BEAR. Click the MMGM logo to reach my review and be sure to check out all the other sites below. June McCrary Jacobs at … Continue reading

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MIDDLE GRADE in the NEWS 9/27/18

Here are a few news and special feature articles I’ve enjoyed this week: It’s beginning to look a lot like Halloween season. I’m referring to 11 Children’s Books With Genuinely Terrifying Moments That Probably Gave You Nightmares. The Kirkus prize … Continue reading

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AL CAPONE THROWS ME A CURVE

IT’S ANOTHER MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY! Moose Flanagan is back and his fans are cheering. Moose first showed up in Al CAPONE DOES MY SHIRTS (2004), then AL CAPONE SHINES MY SHOES (2009), and finally AL CAPONE DOES MY HOMEWORK … Continue reading

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