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3 More Cybils Middle Grade Fiction Finalists

Onwards with my reading of this year’s Cybils middle grade fiction finalists with reviews of Thanks a Lot, Universe by Chad Lucas, A Place to Hang the Moon by Kate Albus and Linked by Gordon Korman! Continue reading

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Ripped Away by Shirley Vernick

Here’s a new middle grade book combination of true crime, time travel, and historical fiction is sure to keep you turning the pages! Continue reading

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Four 2021 Cybils Middle Grade Graphic Novel Finalists

Here are short reviews of four of the seven finalists in the elementary/middle grade graphic novel category of the 2021 Cybils Awards, including Borders, Chunky, Jukebox, and Salt Magic. Continue reading

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Anya and the Nightingale by Sofiya Pasternack

Here’s an exciting fantasy set in Kievan Rus, just perfect for Sukkot! Continue reading

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Food, Friendship, and Immigration – Measuring Up and A Place at the Table

Here are two and a half reviews of books for middle grade readers that combine cooking (or eating together) with making friends and the immigrant experience. What could be yummier? Measuring Up by Lily LaMotte and Ann Xu. Harper Alley, … Continue reading

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