Tag Archives: tween reads

The League of Secret Heroes

This week we’re reading through some very heroic material for our latest book review. Interested in superheroes, historical fiction, and female leads? You’ll love this one by Kate Hannigan. The Story: Josie O’Malley knows that superheroes don’t exist – not … Continue reading

Posted in Kid's Lit, Kids' Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Knights vs Monsters

In 2019, Matt Phelan brought us a unique take on the middle ages and knighthood with his Knights vs Dinosaurs. This time the unique troupe of heroes are poised to take on an altogether different kind of foe in this … Continue reading

Posted in Kid's Lit | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Welcome to Superhero School

We love our ARCs – and this one is an exciting read from author Gracie Dix! If you’re looking for an exciting middle grade book, you’re in luck. This one won’t disappoint. The story: It’s not so easy being a … Continue reading

Posted in Kid's Lit, Kids' Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

100 Dresses: The Starlight Slippers

This week we’re reviewing the third in a fun middle grade fantasy series by Susan Maupin Schmid. We’ve already viewed the first two books in this poster HERE, and today we’re looking at the newest novel in the series. The … Continue reading

Posted in Kid's Lit, Kids' Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Next Great Paulie Fink

Psychological twists and cultural myths are explored, albeit through the small medium of rurual Mitchell School. Don’t underestimate Ali Benjamin though – The Next Great Paulie Fink brings character, wit, and thoughtful perusal of an intellectual topic that goes beyond … Continue reading

Posted in Kid's Lit, Kids' Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Last of the Name

With great insight, humor, and candor, Rosanne Parry manages to make this week’s read, Last of the Name, worth every page. The Story: Danny O’Carolan is the last of his name. The only boy in a long line of formerly … Continue reading

Posted in Kid's Lit, Kids' Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Hotel Between

This week we’re reading an exciting read released last year. Filled to the brim with mayhem, mystery, and adventure, The Hotel Between is one book you won’t want to miss. The Story: Cameron wishes life could be easier for him … Continue reading

Posted in Kid's Lit, Kids Nonfic, Kids' Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tangled in Time: The Portal

This week we’re reading a book released earlier this year by renowned children’s author Kathryn Lasky titled Tangled in Time: The Portal. The book is the first of what seems to be a series of novels in the historical fantasy … Continue reading

Posted in Kid's Lit, Kids' Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Strangers

This week we’re reading an excellently crafted book by lauded children’s author Margaret Peterson Haddix. This is the first book in a series entitled Greystone Secrets, the beginning novel being this week’s read The Strangers. The Story: Chess, Emma, and … Continue reading

Posted in Kid's Lit, Kids' Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nightbooks

If you’re looking for a bookish read with just the right touch of mystery and nightmarish chill, consider picking up this week’s read, Nightbooks, by J. A. White. The Story: There’s nothing quite like a scary story, except when it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Kid's Lit, Kids' Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment