Middle Grade series are the absolute best! Here are some that I want to read.
A middle grade book about love, acceptance, and knowing that everything will be ok.
Hey y'all! For Blogmas Day 1, I thought I would do a post about Middle Grade books series that are absolutely worth the read. Winter Break is coming up and the kids will be out of school for two(ish) weeks. I know I am always trying to get my kid to read more while he … Continue reading Blogmas Day 1: Middle Grade Series to Start Over Winter Break
Ellie's grandpa Melvin is a world-renowned scientist . . . in the body of a fourteen-year-old boy. His feet stink, and he eats everything in the refrigerator--and Ellie is so happy to have him around. Grandpa may not exactly fit in at middle school, but he certainly keeps things interesting. When he and Ellie team … Continue reading Middle Grade Review: The Third Mushroom by Jennifer L. Holm
A rambling old inn, a strange map, an attic packed with treasures, squabbling guests, theft, friendship, and an unusual haunting mark this smart middle grade mystery in the tradition of the Mysterious Benedict Society books and Blue Balliet's Chasing Vermeer series. It's wintertime at Greenglass House. The creaky smuggler's inn is always quiet during this … Continue reading Middle Grade Review: Greenglass House by Kate Milford
Alice lives in a world full of color, but she is completely colorless. When an old classmate, Oliver, presents Alice with an offer she can't refuse, she goes on adventure to Furthermore. Furthermore is a town where frivilous use of magic is encouraged and there is danger lurking underneath the whimsical surface. Alice is a … Continue reading Middle Grade Review: Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi
Author: Soman Chainani Genre: Middle Grade Page Count: 488 I wouldn't exactly call The School for Good and Evil a fairy tale re-telling. To me it's more about how fairy tales come to be. Agatha and Sophie are from a small village where every 4 years a "good" person and a "bad" person are taken by the School Master and … Continue reading Will I Continue? The School for Good and Evil.
In the second installment, In the Deep Blue Sea, Jack, his genius siblings Ava and Matt, and inventor Dr. Hank Witherspoon travel to the Hawaiian island home of Ashley Hawking, a technology billionaire. Hawking and engineer Rosa Morris have built a revolutionary electricity plant that harvests energy from the deep ocean, but someone has been sabotaging … Continue reading Review: In the Deep Blue Sea
In the same spirit of my post of Kindergarten book recommendations, I thought that I would list a few middle grade books that I LOVED! If you follow me on any of my social media (which you should be @tashalikesbooks [Instagram] and @amaysn1 [twitter]) you will know that I thoroughly enjoy a middle grade story. … Continue reading 5 Star Middle Grade Reads