Tag Archives: Middle Grade Historical Fiction

LORETTA LITTLE LOOKS BACK (REVIEW & GIVEAWAY)

Loretta Little Looks Back (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; September 29, 2020) includes stories of Loretta, Roly, and Aggie B., members of the Little family that present the vivid story of their young lives, spanning three generations. These separate … Continue reading

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THREE KEYS

A sequel to the touching FRONT DESK, this novel continues the tale of an immigrant family from China who operate a motel in Anaheim, California. THREE KEYS takes off right where the first one ends and you’ll have no problem … Continue reading

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STEALING MT. RUSHMORE

If there was an award for worst parents in an MG book, the two in STEALING MT. RUSHMORE would win hands down. When things don’t go right Dad escapes from the world to his bedroom, while Mom has already taken … Continue reading

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THE UNEXPECTED LIFE OF OLIVER CROMWELL PITTS

Welcome to another Marvelous Middle Grade Monday! Today I present the second book in my quest to provide support to past titles. I call it The Nurturing of Middle Grade Books. *********************** I have a confession to make (head down; … Continue reading

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CLUTCH

WELCOME TO MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY! This is the first book in my quest to provide support to past MG titles. I call it The Nurturing of Middle Grade Books.¬†They take time to grow and I’m adding a little fertilizer … Continue reading

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CROSSING THE LINE for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

On July 27, 1919 Eugene Williams, an African American teenager, was stoned to death by white men when his raft crossed the line to the whites only beach. It set off what is known as the Chicago race riots. This … Continue reading

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