Tag Archives: Middle Grade Non-Fiction

A MYSTERY FROM THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA

The fascinating history of this man-powered submarine is told in just enough detail to peak the interest of  middle grade kids. The Hunley was designed to attack Union ships during the Civil War. It’s history was short with many missions … Continue reading

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DON’T READ THIS BOOK BEFORE BED

This new book from NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS is especially spine tingling during the season of spooks and goblins. The tales here though dare to explain some of the odder places, animals, and occurrences in our world. Just in case you … Continue reading

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GIRLS IN SCIENCE: ARCHAELOGY

Young people need role models. Someone to look up to when confused about what they want to do in the future. Girls, especially at middle grade age, begin to get mixed messages about what is possible. That’s why the GIRLS … Continue reading

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UNITED STATES ATLAS

The fifth edition from NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS is a treasure for any boy or girl studying our great country. It’s divided into five geographical areas along with a special section for the territories. Each state gets its own colorful two-page … Continue reading

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WEIRD BUT TRUE! DAILY PLANNER

You see it every school year. Potential success spoiled by a lack of organization. This new and fun Daily Planner from National Geographic Kids could be the first step to uncluttering the mess. Spiral bound so it can lay flat, … Continue reading

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DOG DIARIES—ROLF

Earlier this summer a parent asked me a very important question about her young reader: “Keegan has only read chapter books but wants to make the jump to middle grade. He’s an average reader and I don’t want him getting … Continue reading

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GREAT ESCAPES from NOMAD PRESS

The Mystery & Mayhem series got off to a great start last year with PIRATES and SHIPWRECKS along with SURVIVAL. Next came DARING HEISTS and WEIRD DISAPPEARANCES . This summer brings a new title as the excitement and adventure continues … Continue reading

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