middle-grade

Children’s Book Review: Violets are Blue by Barbara Dee

Wren has a lot going on, divorced parents, a new step-mom, a new town, a new school, and her mom's secrets. She just wants to disappear in the Cat FX makeup videos and shut out everyone else. Can a new adventure break her out of her shell?
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Children’s Halloween Books: Sleuth & Solve Spooky by Victor Escandell and Ana Gallo

Spooky stories to read and solve the mystery at the end using cryptography.
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Children’s Book Review: AstroNuts Mission Three – The Perfect Planet by Jon Scieszka

Four hybridized animals are on their final mission to save the planet. This graphic novel offers fun and learning for middle-grade readers.
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Children’s Book Review: Soccer Trophy Mystery by Fred Bowen

Twin soccer siblings find out their town has a mystery of a missing trophy from 40 years ago and set out to find out who stole it.
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Books that Came My Way in August 2021

Check out all the new books added to my shelves in August 2021 including fiction, nonfiction, and children's books.
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New and Upcoming Children’s Books from Chronicle Kids

Sharing new and upcoming children's books from Chronicle Kids and Twirl including board books, picture books, and chapter books.
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Children’s Book Review: Kyle’s Little Sister by BonHyung Jeong

Grace is tired of being Kyle's little sister and managing friendships seems to be a bit harder in middle school.
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Children’s Book Review: Dream Big! by Abigail Harrison – Summer Read-to-Learn

Middle-Grade kids will learn to Dream Big! through this comprehensive guide to the steps it takes to narrow down, focus, and achieve their dreams.
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Books that Came My Way in April 2021

My monthly roundup of books that were added to my shelves in April 2021 including fiction, nonfiction, and children's books.
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Children’s Book Review: Planes by Jan Van Der Veken

Future aviators will find the history, design, and science of flying fascinating. This book is perfect for middle-grade readers.
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