Title: Sam Saves the NightAuthor: Shari SimpsonPub. Date: October 1, 2019Publisher: Disney-HyperionFormats: Hardcover, eBookPages: 304Find it: Goodreads, Amazon, Kindle, B&N, iBooks, Kobo, TBD As a proud member of the ladies-named-Sam team, it was probably inevitable that I’d check out Shari Simpson’s Sam Saves the Night. After all, if the title is to be believed, I was destined to […]
Title: Grace Goes to WashingtonAuthor: Kelly DiPucchio, LeUyen Pham (Illustrations)Pub. Date: September 3, 2019Publisher: Disney-HyperionFormats: Hardcover, eBookPages: 40Find it:Goodreads, Amazon, Kindle, B&N, iBooks, Kobo, TBD Fans of DiPucchio and Pham’s Grace For President, rejoice! Grace and her class are back and this time they are taking on the legislative branch of the US government. This is the perfect […]
Rockstar Book Tours: ‘Elizabeth Webster and the Court of Uncommon Pleas’ is an Unusual Blend of Ghost Story and Legal Thriller for the Middle Grade Crowd – Just in Time for Halloween!
Title: Elizabeth Webster and the Court of Uncommon PleasAuthor: William LashnerPub. Date: October 15, 2019Publisher: Disney-HyperionFormats: Hardcover, eBook, audiobookPages: 320Find it: Goodreads, Amazon, Kindle, Audible, B&N, iBooks, Kobo, TBD It’s not often that my love of middle grade fiction and my chosen profession find common ground which is probably why I enjoyed Elizabeth Webster and the Court of […]
Title: The Monster of ElendhavenAuthor: Jennifer GiesbrechtRelease Date: September 24, 2019Publisher: Tor.comReview Spoilers: LowGoodReads | Amazon I hadn’t read many of the Tor.com original publications but there was something about The Monster of Elendhaven that drew my eye. Maybe it was the dark, intriguing figure on the cover whose faceless, awkwardly shaped visage contrasts […]
Title: Charlie Hernández & The League of ShadowsSeries: Charlie Hernández #1Author: Ryan CalejoPub. Date: October 23, 2018Publisher: AladdinFormats: Hardcover, Paperback, eBook, audiobookPages: 330Find it: Goodreads, Amazon, Kindle, Audible, B&N, iBooks, Kobo, TBD Kids these days are done a great disservice in their core classes. Many will learn all about Greek and Roman mythology but few will learn about the plethora of other pantheons […]
Title: Nico Bravo and the Hound of HadesAuthor: Mike CavallaroSeries: Nico Bravo #1Release Date: April 23, 2019Publisher: First SecondReview Spoilers: LowGoodReads | Amazon Mythology and humor collide in Nico Bravo and the Hound of Hades, the first in a new middle grade graphic novel series from Mike Cavallaro. Nico Bravo is the perfect series […]
Everyone knows a young reader or two who absolutely love non-fiction. Often times they’ll choose books that let them learn about real life people and the world around them rather than picking up the next Diary of a Wimpy Kid book. The First Names Series is perfect for precocious readers […]
Amulet’s CW-Based Books Embark on Their Very Own Crossover Adventure with ‘The Flash: Crossover Crisis’
Title: The Flash: Crossover CrisisAuthor: Barry LygaSeries: Crossover Crisis #1Release Date: August 27, 2019Publisher: AmuletReview Spoilers: LowGoodReads | Amazon A couple of years ago Amulet kicked off a pair of CW-based DC superhero trilogies about The Flash and Supergirl. Now, however, author Barry Lyga is taking on the entire Arrowverse with an all-new crossover […]
I really enjoy how relatable these books are because while obviously none of our kids are animals in real-life they can easily see themselves and their friends in Mr. Wolf’s Class.
Shannon Hale & LeUyen Pham’s ‘Best Friends’ is the Perfect Back-to-School Pick for Middle Grade Readers!
Title: Best FriendsAuthor: Shannon HaleIllustrator: LeUyen PhamSeries: Real Friends #2Release Date: August 27, 2019Publisher: First SecondReview Spoilers: LowGoodReads | Amazon Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham are back with this stunning sequel to their autobiographical take on Hale’s childhood, Real Friends. Picking up where the last book left off, Best Friends covers a particularly tumultuous […]