Category Archives: Middle grade novel

The Rubicus Prophecy & Witch Wars by Alaine Adams, illustrated by Jonathan Stroh

The Rubicus Prophecy & Witch Wars, Witches of Orkney series by Alaine Adams, illustrated by Jonathan Stroh. SparkPress, 2019. 9781943006984, 9781943006984 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback Genre:  Fantasy What did you like … Continue reading

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Welcome to the DWEEB Club by Betsy Uhrig

Welcome to the DWEEB Club by Betsy Uhrig. Margaret K. McElderry Books, Simon & Schuster, 2021. 9781534467682 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Adventure/science fiction What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Carry Me Home by Janet Fox

Carry Me Home by Janet Fox. Simon & Schuster, 2021. 9781534485082 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  Twelve-year-old Lulu, her daddy, and her … Continue reading

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The Blue Witch: Witches of Orkney by Alaine Adams, illustrated by Jonathan Stroh

The Blue Witch: Witches of Orkney by Alaine Adams, illustrated by Jonathan Stroh. SparkPress, 2018. 9781943006779 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? Abigail, an … Continue reading

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The Beatryce Prophecy by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Sophie Blackall

The Beatryce Prophecy by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Sophie Blackall. Candlewick Press, 2021. 9781536213614 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book? A soothing parable … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Camel by Kathi Appelt, illustrated by Eric Rohmann

Once Upon a Camel by Kathi Appelt, illustrated by Eric Rohmann. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2021. 9781534406438 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 4 Format: Paperback ARC Genre: Animal stories What did you like about the … Continue reading

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The Undercover Book List by Colleen Nelson

The Undercover Book List by Colleen Nelson. Pajama Press, 2021. 9781772781878 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? 7th grader Jane McDonald has lost … Continue reading

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Room to Dream by Kelly Yang

Room to Dream by Kelly Yang. Scholastic Press, 2021. 9781338621129 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Uncorrected proof  Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book? Mia Tang is back for a … Continue reading

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The Last Fallen Star by Graci Kim

The Last Fallen Star by Graci Kim. Disney Hyperion, 2021. 9781368059633 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book? Despite being much loved by her adoptive … Continue reading

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Daughter of the White Rose by Diane Zahler

Daughter of the White Rose by Diane Zahler. Holiday House, 2021. 9780823446070 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book?  In the late 15th century, … Continue reading

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