Looking for books that fit our monthly reading challenge this November? Try one of the favorites from our home shelf!
After two years of treatment for leukemia, Norah Levy is ready to return to normal. The hospital social worker warns her the transition back may be tricky, but Norah isn’t worried. Compared with battling cancer, how tricky can seventh grade be?
Very. Everyone treats Norah differently now. Her best friends are part of new groups. Nobody quite understands.
And then she meets Griffin, a cute boy who encourages her love of drawing and Greek mythology. Norah is desperate not to be that girl who had cancer, but secret-keeping becomes impossible and Norah must figure out a way to share her cancer story and still be able to move on and have her normal life.
Looking for books that fit our monthly reading challenge this July? Try one of the favorites from our home shelf!
When Zinnia’s older brother is diagnosed with a mental illness, her parents wish to keep Gabriel’s condition “private” turns Zinny’s life into a giant “secret”. Loyalty to family makes it hard for Zinny to talk to friends, find her place in the Lunch Club, or dare to dream about going away to marine biology camp for the summer.
Our #MGCarousel reading challenge this month is all about THEATER. If you’re looking for more dramatic stories to add to your reading list, CJ and Elza have gathered 20 Middle Grade books that feature performances, young thespians, and all things musical.