Posts Tagged: middle grade

Raina Telgemeier’s “Sisters” is a Winning Sequel to “Smile”

In 2010 Raina Telgemeier‘s auto-biographical graphic novel Smile was published. It received both critical and commercial success. In the book Telgemeier shares the story of her own sixth grade experience of falling, damaging her teeth and requiring braces and headgear. Readers could

Raina Telgemeier’s “Sisters” is a Winning Sequel to “Smile”

In 2010 Raina Telgemeier‘s auto-biographical graphic novel Smile was published. It received both critical and commercial success. In the book Telgemeier shares the story of her own sixth grade experience of falling, damaging her teeth and requiring braces and headgear. Readers could

Jennifer Holm’s “The Fourteenth Goldfish” is a Charming MG Read with a Science Twist

Jennifer L. Holm is no stranger to middle grade literature. Her Babymouse graphic novel series has been hugely successful and she’s the author of three Newbery Honor books. The Fourteenth Goldfish is her latest title and will not disappoint young

Jennifer Holm’s “The Fourteenth Goldfish” is a Charming MG Read with a Science Twist

Jennifer L. Holm is no stranger to middle grade literature. Her Babymouse graphic novel series has been hugely successful and she’s the author of three Newbery Honor books. The Fourteenth Goldfish is her latest title and will not disappoint young

Cleopatra in Space by Mike Maihack is a Mildly Entertaining Middle Grade Graphic Novel

Cleopatra is 15 years old and is being prepped to become the ruler of her nation. She is sassy, hates school and drugs her teacher to get some time away from the classroom. There are no parameters set for why

Cleopatra in Space by Mike Maihack is a Mildly Entertaining Middle Grade Graphic Novel

Cleopatra is 15 years old and is being prepped to become the ruler of her nation. She is sassy, hates school and drugs her teacher to get some time away from the classroom. There are no parameters set for why

‘Revolution’ by Deborah Wiles Combines Heart and Humor to Talk About a Dark Moment in American History

At 544 pages, before one even opens the book, Revolution stands out as a unique Middle Grade (Grades 3-7) reading experience.                                  The books opens

‘Revolution’ by Deborah Wiles Combines Heart and Humor to Talk About a Dark Moment in American History

At 544 pages, before one even opens the book, Revolution stands out as a unique Middle Grade (Grades 3-7) reading experience.                                  The books opens

Glory Be is a Fabulous MG Historical Novel Which Introduces the Jim Crow South with Just the Right Mix of Intellegence and Compassion

Augusta Scattergood successfully transports her readers to the summer of 1964, Hanging Moss Mississippi. You can feel the heaviness in the air as the ignorance and tension of hatred blends with the humid temperatures of summer creating an explosive mix.

Glory Be is a Fabulous MG Historical Novel Which Introduces the Jim Crow South with Just the Right Mix of Intellegence and Compassion

Augusta Scattergood successfully transports her readers to the summer of 1964, Hanging Moss Mississippi. You can feel the heaviness in the air as the ignorance and tension of hatred blends with the humid temperatures of summer creating an explosive mix.