Magic Required is Book 3 in Obert Skye’s Wizard for Hire series, and it’s worth your time. The trilogy is a great one for older middle-readers moving to YA.
Browsing: ages 10 & up
Murder at the Museum transports readers to the streets of — and tunnels beneath — London.
In Gold Rush Girl, Newberry Medalist Avi has created another historical adventure sure to become a middle-grade classic.
I can’t read and review all the books that come to me. These are some February mg books not featured on Cracking the Cover but still deserve your attention.
Linda Sue Park’s middle-grade novel Prairie Lotus is a unique Asian-American story that will call to fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder.
I’m always on the lookout for middle-grade novels with broad appeal. Ally Carter’s Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valor fits the bill.
The power of music to hurt and to heal is explored in the upper-middle grade novel Broken Strings, by Eric Walters and Kathy Kacer.
Terry Lynn Johnson’s high-adventure books are page-turners, and her latest middle-grade novel, Dog Driven, lives up to her reputation.
Sleeping Beauty and Jack and the Beanstalk get a royal mashup in Katherine Coville’s middle grade novel Briar and Rose and Jack.