Obert Skye is back with the second book in his Wizard for Hire series, Apprentice Needed, which is one of the better sequels I’ve recently read.
Browsing: Middle Grade
Jessie Burton’s The Restless Girls differs from Twelve Dancing Princesses in one big way — the princesses themselves do all the rescuing.
Wendy S. Swore’s debut middle grade novel, A Monster Like Me, follows a girl who learns the term monster is more nuanced than she thought.
In Song for a Whale, a introspective middle-grade novel by Lynne Kelly, a young girl discovers her voice without saying a word.
Like many of her other books, the idea for How I Became a Spy was born out of one of Deborah Hopkinson’s earlier projects.
If you’re looking for a delightfully cinematic Victorian steampunk novel for middle-graders, look no further than Peter Bunzl’s Cogheart.
I loved Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters, by Andrea Beaty and David Roberts. It’s a great continuation of the picture book characters by the same name.
The Darkdeep is well-written mystery/fantasy/adventure that moves so smoothly you’d never guess there were two authors involved.
Jennifer Castle writes because she’s always written and says she’s honored to be the author of American Girl’s Girl of the Year Blaire.
This year, American Girl’s 2019 girl of the year is Blaire Wilson, a creative girl growing up on her family’s sustainable farm and B&B in upstate New York.