Brandon Mull’s third book in the Dragonwatch series, Master of the Phantom Isle, takes up where Wrath of the Dragon King left off.
Browsing: middle grade review
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.
Kathleen Benner Duble’s The Root of Magic has a Tuck Everlasting feel to it. It has a dreamlike quality that meanders at a decent pace.
Cathleen Young’s The Pumpkin War is a quick-moving novel full of humor and heart. It’s a great contemporary choice for this summer.
The Queen’s Secret, the second book in Jessica Day George’s Rose Legacy trilogy, is so frustrating. Why? Because we have to wait until 2020 for the third book.
Obert Skye is back with the second book in his Wizard for Hire series, Apprentice Needed, which is one of the better sequels I’ve recently read.
If you’re looking for a delightfully cinematic Victorian steampunk novel for middle-graders, look no further than Peter Bunzl’s Cogheart.
This year, American Girl’s 2019 girl of the year is Blaire Wilson, a creative girl growing up on her family’s sustainable farm and B&B in upstate New York.
Once it arrived at my house, The Prophet Calls, a MG novel by Melanie Sumrow, immediately went to the top of my to be read stack.
Path to the Stars: My Journey from Girl Scout to Rocket Scientist, by Sylvia Acevedo, is a fascinating autobiography for middle-graders.