On Feb. 16, American Girl released its newest contemporary character, Tenney Grant. Tenney’s line features three books written by Kellen Hertz.
Browsing: Middle Grade
I’m not sure what I was expecting when I started Ronald L. Smith’s The Mesmerist, but it certainly wasn’t what I ended up reading.
Author Kirsten Hubbard is an excellent storyteller. Her latest middle-grade novel, Race the Night, is dark and haunting but is also hopeful.
“I find myself so often wondering how a kid would see something or say something,” says Short author Holly Goldberg Sloan.
The Cartographer’s Daughter is different in tone and storyline. It takes a while to get into. This, in part, comes with an opening that offers no context.
Matchstick Castle, which is as much a character as the people in Keir Graff’s book, is full of mysterious rooms, secret passageways and eclectic objects.
In the middle-grade novel “Threads,” author Ami Polonsky presents death and coping with grief in a way that makes sense and is easily accessible.
Eric Kahn Gale’s latest book, “The Wizard’s Dog,” is told from the point of view of Nosewise, Merlin’s dog. The book is inspired by the author’s own dog, Bowser.
“I Am Drums” is a great choice for boys and girls. In it, Mike Grosso has created a strong contemporary voice you’ll want to revisit again and again.
In 2014, author Eleanor Glewwe released her first book, “Sparkers.” This winter, Eleanor returns that world with a new standalone novel, “Wildings.”