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MMGM: YOU'RE INVITED by Jen Malone & Gail Nall

I love it when I win a book and then I absolutely adore it. Of course, I’d already read a book by Jen Malone, so I had high expectations for YOU’RE INVITED, the first in a new series she’s co-writing with Gail Nall. 613 more words


An imaginary friend will always have your back in Crenshaw

Crenshaw, by Katherine Applegate (Sept. 2015, Macmillan), $16.99, ISBN: 9781250043238

Recommended for ages 9-13

Newbery winner Katherine Applegate is back, following up the award-winning… 274 more words

Tween Reads

Sammy Keyes and the Skeleton Man - Wendelin Van Draanen

I am trying desperately to come up with something that I like about this book.

I like the cover. That’s probably why my son picked it out. 986 more words


Dorothy's Derby Chronicles is Back with The Woe of Jade Doe!

Last year, I raved a new middle grade series, Dorothy’s Derby Chronicles, about two sisters living with their very unconventional grandmother and forming a roller derby team. 846 more words


Roller Girl brings roller derby to tweens! A WhatchaReading review!

I love a good roller derby story, and I love a good graphic novel. I got to enjoy both when I picked up Victoria Jamieson’s Roller Girl. 81 more words

Tween Reads

Libros Latin@s: Zack Delacruz: Me and My Big Mouth

By Cecilia Cackley 

DESCRIPTION (from Goodreads): Zack Delacruz is unnoticed at his middle school—and that’s just the way he likes it. But a school assembly, a typhoon of spit, and an uncharacteristic moment of bravery are all it takes to change everything. 481 more words

Libros Latin@s

The Birchbark House

by Louise Erdrich
Hyperion Paperbacks, 1999
Middle grade fiction, Age 9 and Up
10: 0786814543/13: 978-078681454
Additional formats: Hardcover, audio
Honors: National Book Award Finalist * Jane Addams Award Honor * WILLA Award * National Cowboy Hall of Fame Western Heritage Winner… 351 more words

Middle Grade