When Holly M. McGhee started Matylda, Bright and Tender — she realized the main character was going to lose her friend — and took a year break.
Browsing: Middle Grade
After finishing up the Fablehaven series in 2010, Brandon Mull moved on to other projects. This Tuesday, he returned to the world with Dragonwatch.
A Single Stone very much reminds me of Shannon Hale’s Princess Academy. Author Meg McKinlay’s quiet, but determined, prose evokes the same feel.
Tricked, by Jen Calonita, is the third book in the Fairy Tale Reform School series, and this time around, the third book is better than the second.
I’ve always been drawn to the BeForever line over American Girl’s other books and dolls, but Gabriela may have changed my mind.
On Feb. 16, American Girl released its newest contemporary character, Tenney Grant. Tenney’s line features three books written by Kellen Hertz.
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.