middle-grade

Children’s Book Review: Once Upon a Word by Jess Zafarris – Summer Read-to-Learn

Once Upon a Word is a word-origin dictionary written for middle-grade readers perfect for helping with spelling, vocabulary, and writing.
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Children’s Book Review: The Book of Kings by Caleb Magyar and Stephanie Warren Drimmer – Summer Read-to-Learn

A collection of great men who ruled over their respective countries, talents, and careers.
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Children’s Book Review: Baller Boys by Venessa Taylor

Two best friends just want to make the elite football (soccer) team in their London neighborhood. Will their friendship survive if they both don't make the team and become baller boys.
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Summer Read-to-Learn: Past Favorites

A roundup up of favorite books perfect for the Summer Read-to-Learn series. These books include toddler and preschool books and middle-grade through middle-school books from a variety of learning topics.
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Books that Came My Way in May 2020

A monthly round-up of all the new books added to my shelves in May including adult and children's fiction and non-fiction.
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Children’s Book Review: Best Family Ever by Karen Kingsbury and Tyler Russell

Karen Kingsbury's Baxter family that adults have loved is now available for kids to meet the children of the best family ever in this new middle-grade fiction series.
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Children’s Book Review: The Book of Queens by Stephanie Warren Drimmer

A complete collection of women who ruled countries, companies, sports, TV, and several other areas are are considered Queens from the prolific publisher, National Geographic.
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Children’s Book Review: Voices of the Titanic by Mary Montero

The stories of those who survived and those who perished aboard the Titanic written for middle-grade readers.
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Children’s Book Review: Home of the Brave by Brooke Khan

Read about the lives of remarkable individuals who came to America and did amazing things.
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Children’s Book Review: Pippa Park Raises Her Game by Erin Yun

Readers who have ever been the new kid, love participating in sports, or those of a minority in their school will be able to relate and enjoy Pippa’s story.
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