Category Archives: Middle Grade novel

house without walls – middle grade book recommendation

Title: house without walls Author: Ching Yeung Russell  Publisher: Yellow Jacket (Little Bee Books), 2019 Ages: 11-14 Themes: refugees, Vietnam, Vietnam boat people, Vietnamese, Chinese, refugee camps, pirates Novel in verse Opening: An hour before dawn, Ah Mah and my ma want us … Continue reading

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Maybe He Just Likes You – Middle Grade Book Recommendation

Title: Maybe He Just Likes you Author: Barbara Dee  Publisher: Aladdin, October 1st 2019 Ages: 10-14 Themes: #MeTooK12, #MeToo, sexual harassment, bullying, middle grade, finding one’s voice, support, boundaries, consent, Thank you to the publisher for my review copy. Favorite Quote: I also understand that … Continue reading

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Author Interview – Sandy Stark-McGinnis

I met Sandy during the SCBWI Nevada 2012 Mentorship program, and we bonded instantly although at the time we were writing for different age groups. We became crit partners and I can honestly say that I believe Sandy’s Middle Grade … Continue reading

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