Our #MGCarousel reading challenge this month is all about TRAVEL. If you’re looking for more wandering reads to add to your pack, CJ and Elza have gathered 20 Middle Grade books that feature road trips, family reunions, global adventures, and epic quests.Continue reading “#MGCarousel – 20 Middle Grade Books About Travel”
Need a little help finding books that fit this month’s bingo board? Here are a few recommendations!
‘Year’ in the Title
- The Year of the Book by Andrea Cheng
- The Year of Shadows by Claire Legrand
- The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes
Want to play?
Can you find a book with ‘year’ in the title on your bookshelf?
June 1 is #NationalOliveDay, which seems the perfect excuse to highlight this middle grade title…
“I don’t know how well you knew Olive.” The woman reached into the pocket of the odd smock she was wearing and retrieved a folded piece of paper. “I found this in her journal, and I think she’d want you to have it.”
The day before her family leaves for vacation, Martha is visited by the mother of a girl from her class at school who recently died in an accident. Martha’s unsettled because the girl—Olive—was also twelve, also wanted to be a writer, and dreamed of one day seeing the ocean. Which is where Martha’s family is bound. Continue reading “National Olive Day”