While Melissa Sarno’s Just Under the Clouds doesn’t make my Top 10 MG books of this year, it certainly is one of the stronger novels I’ve read this year.
Browsing: Middle Grade
Writing means something different to everyone. For Ginger Johnson, author of The Splintered Light, it’s a form of therapy.
I highly recommend Stacy McCanulty’s The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl. It’s one of my favorite middle-grade reads of 2018.
Jessie Janowitz is a born storyteller. She’s the author of The Doughnut Fix, a book about a boy whose life changes when he moves to a small town.
Building a house — even a little one — is a large task, but that’s just what the main character in Mae Respicio’s The House That Lou Built sets out to do.
Kelly Yang’s Front Desk — a fictionalized account of a 10-year-old’s life as a Chinese immigrant to the U.S. — is one of my favorite 2018 books.
In The Orphan Band of Springdale, author Anne Nesbet transports readers back to a simpler time, that’s not really that simple.
Liesl Shurtliff’s new MG novel, Grump, stars the grumpy dwarf who gets tangled up in Snow White’s feud with the wicked queen.
Maria Sibylla Merian: Artist, Scientist, Adventurer is exactly the type of book I would have loved as a 10-year-old, and I love it even more as an adult.
I truly enjoyed Sandra’s first middle-grade novel, The Quilt Walk, and was excited when her third, Hardscrabble, landed on my doorstep.