What do you do when your parents’ expectations aren’t something you can live up to? Sarah Jean Horwitz explores that idea in The Dark Lord Clementine.
Browsing: ages 9-12
Writing for young readers is a tremendous honor, says Nicole Valentine, author of the middle grade novel A Time Traveler’s Theory of Relativity.
The Transparency Tonic is the second book in Frank L. Cole’s Potion Masters series, which follows Gordy, a potion master in training.
Donna Gephart explores how friendship adds balance in tweens’ lives in her latest novel for middle-graders, In Your Shoes.
Derek Landy says his middle-grade Skulduggery Pleasant books are, “Funny.” and “Full of action.” On May 1, the series is relaunching in the U.S.
A Journey Through Art is a beautiful book that offers bite-size snippets of information that are easy to digest. It’s a great nonfiction addition to our home library.
Jeffrey Michael Ruby’s Penelope March is Melting is, for the most part, a fast-paced middle-grade mystery chock full of twists and turns.
There are so many things to like about Melanie Heuiser Hill’s Giant Pumpkin Suite: the brother-sister relationship, science, music and friendship.
If not for its cast of quirky characters, Rob Buyea’s Perfect Score would read like a treatise against testing. As it is, though, the book feels grounded.
Alan Gratz’s Refugee is a profoundly moving novel. And it’s particularly poignant against the backdrop of today’s politics around the world.