Learn about the biggest American tragedy that most people don’t know about in Flooded: Requiem for Johnstown, by Ann E. Burg.
Browsing: ages 9-12
The following are just some of the middle-grade books that came out in April that I was unable to review, but are worth checking out.
A tween sets out to discover why she acts the way she does in Nicole Melleby’s MG novel The Science of Being Angry.
A socially awkward 12-year-old boy learns how to adapt following his mother’s stroke in Jennifer Ziegler’s new middle-grade novel, Worser.
A foster child is thrown into a magical world at war in Erika Lewis’ Kelcie Murphy and the Academy for the Unbreakable Arts.
In time for Black History Month, these books are great ways to learn about the Black community’s past, present and hopes for the future.
A 10-year-old makes a deal with God in exchange for the safe return of her dad from Iraq in Birdie’s Bargain, by Katherine Paterson.
A plucky young orphan takes center stage in Noel Straetfeild’s middle grade novel Thursday’s Child.
A young Jane Austen sets out to uncover a diamond thief in the mystery Jane Austen Investigates: The Burglar’s Ball, by Julia Golding.
A girl who struggles with reading must repeat the fifth grade in Kate McGovern’s debut middle-grade novel, Welcome Back, Maple Mehta-Cohen.