Mustaches for Maddie was based on the true story of the authors’ daughter, Maddie, who was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2013.
Browsing: Middle Grade
Nancy J. Cavanaugh’s middle-grade novel Elsie Mae Has Something to Say is a strong mystery full of Southern charm that features a spunky heroine.
Shelley Johannes’ Beatrice Zinker Upside Down Thinker is an illustrated chapter book about a third-grader who sees the world differently.
Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding is Alexandra Bracken’s first foray into middle-grade, but it feels like she’s been writing for middle readers for years.
With Embers of Destruction, J. Scott Savage could have easily coasted. Instead he continues to build his characters and world in a fresh and exciting way.
Nanea Mitchell’s story focuses on the Pearl Harbor attack and the impact it had on those living in Hawaii. She’s American Girl’s newest BeForever character.
Any book that makes you think beyond it is good, and Jennifer Maschari’s latest middle-grade novel, Things That Surprise You, is excellent.
Alan Gratz’s Ban This Book is an excellent read that will probably end up on the banned book list because it questions the reasoning behind banning them.
The Henry Whiskers series by Gigi Priebe is an excellent example of books for the lower middle-grade that are enjoyable and don’t talk down to readers.
I’ve never been a fan of soccer. So when I received Ten: A Soccer Story, by Shamini Flint, I opened it with some trepidation. I was pleasantly surprised.