I have mixed feelings about Natasha Lowe’s Lucy Castor Finds Her Sparkle. It’s a cozy little book that has sparkles of magic mixed with a few bumps along the way.
Browsing: Middle Grade
The Rizzlerunk Club: Best Buds Under Frogs is Leslie Patricelli’s first middle-grade novel and it’s based on her own fourth-grade experience.
Want to know how tectonics work? Try this experiment from Dr. E’s Super Stellar Solar System, by Dr. Bethany Ehlmann with Jennifer Swanson.
Ellie Swartz’s novel Smart Cookie is one of those “unlikely but plausible” books that you love to read as a middle-grader.
From the cover to the last page of Jackson Pearce’s middle-grade novel Ellie Engineer, there’s no doubt that it is a STEM book.
The following are middle-grade books (listed in no particular order) I think deserve recognition, even though I haven’t read them yet.
If you’re a fan of darker middle-grade fantasy, then MarcyKate Connolly’s Shadow Weaver may be up your alley. It’s the first book in a duology that’s filled with mystery, magic and adventure.
Each year, American Girl announces a Girl of the Year. This year, that girl is Luciana Vega, a girl with a passion for space.
The Eternity Elixir, the first book in Frank L. Cole’s Potion Masters trilogy, has all the makings of a fast-paced and enjoyable middle-grade fantasy.
It’s not often I find a book that I read through cover-to-cover in one sitting, but in the case of Escape From Aleppo, by N.H. Senzai, I couldn’t help myself.