Category Archives: Middle grade novel

Philosophy Resistance Squad by Robert Grant

Philosophy Resistance Squad by Robert Grant. Little Island, 2022. 9781912417308 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 2.5 Format: Paperback Genre: Science fiction What did you like about the book: Irish writer Robert Grant has written a … Continue reading

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Attack of the Black Rectangles by Amy Sarig King

Attack of the Black Rectangles by Amy Sarig King. Scholastic, 2022. 9781338680522 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: ARC (9/22 pub date) Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? What do you … Continue reading

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The Tryout by Christina Soontornvat, illustrated by Joanna Cacao

The Tryout by Christina Soontornvat, illustrated by Joanna Cacao. Graphix, Scholastic, 2022. 9781338741308 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: ARC (publication date 9/6/22) graphic novel  Genre: Realistic fiction/memoir What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Bhai For Now by Maleeha Siddiqui

Bhai For Now by Maleeha Siddiqui. Scholastic Press, 2022. 9781338702095  Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC (publication date 10/4/22) Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  Eighth grader Shaheer Atique … Continue reading

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Amari and the Great Game by B.B. Alston

Amari and the Great Game by B.B. Alston. Balzer + Bray, 2022. 9780062975195 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book?  Amari fans rejoice! The young … Continue reading

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Freestyle by Gale Galligan

Freestyle by Gale Galligan. Scholastic, 2022. 9781338045802 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: paperback ARC (publication date 10/18/22) graphic novel What did you like about the book?  Cory Tan’s dance crew 8-Bitz has one … Continue reading

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Glass Slippers by Leah Cypess

Glass Slippers (Sisters Ever After, Book 2) by Leah Cypess. Delacorte Press, 2022. 9780593178874 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book?  This fractured fairy tale … Continue reading

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The Race Across Anaconda Swamp: A Challenge Island STEAM Adventure by Sharon Duke Estroff and Joel Ross, illustrated by Monica de Rivas

The Race Across Anaconda Swamp: A Challenge Island STEAM Adventure by Sharon Duke Estroff and Joel Ross, illustrated by Mónica de Rivas. West Margin Press, 2022. 9781513128702 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Paperback Genre: … Continue reading

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Mr. Lemoncello’s Very First Game by Chris Grabenstein

Mr. Lemoncello’s Very First Game by Chris Grabenstein. Random House, 2022. 9780593480830 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 5 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Mystery, adventure What did you like about the book? In this origin story of … Continue reading

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Scout Is Not a Band Kid by Jade Armstrong

Scout Is Not a Band Kid by Jade Armstrong. RH Graphic, 2022. 9780593176238 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 4 Format: Hardcover graphic novel Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Scout is … Continue reading

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