Ruth Behar’s Letters From Cuba follows a young Jewish girl who trades life in Poland for life in Cuba on the eve of World War II.
Browsing: Middle Grade
Barbara Dee’s latest middle-grade novel, My Life in the Fish Tank, is one of my favorite books of 2020.
A girl sets out to find her missing father and finds friends and adventure in the process in Beth McMullen’s Lola Benko, Treasure Hunter.
One of my favorite teen sleuths is back in Lena Jones’ middle-grade novel Agatha Oddly: The Silver Serpent.
A 14-year-old kid from the UK finds himself on the adventure of a lifetime in Tom Mitchell’s That Time I Got Kidnapped.
Two girls bond over South Asian cooking in Saadia Faruqi and Laura Shovan’s excellent A Place at the Table.
The Summer We Found the Baby, by Amy Hest, explores a WWII summer through the eyes of three engaging children.
It’s been three years since Patricia Forde’s The List was published. It’s sequel, The Last Lie, is now available, and it was worth the wait.
For thousands of years, humans have been building cities. Explore six of those cities in Cities in Layers, by Philip Steele and Andrés Lozano.
A new family finds its footing in Hilary McKay’s latest novel for middle-graders, The Time of Green Magic.