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middle grade books

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The Graveyard Book — Neil Gaiman

TITLE: The Graveyard Book AUTHOR: Neil Gaiman RELEASED: September 30th, 2008; HarperCollins GENRE: Horror/Paranormal AGE RANGE: Middle Grade SYNOPSIS: Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely normal if he didn’t live in a sprawling graveyard, being raised and…

October 31, 2018
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City of Ghosts — Victoria Schwab

TITLE: City of Ghosts AUTHOR: Victoria Schwab SERIES: Cassidy Blake, #1 RELEASES: August 28th, 2018; Scholastic GENRE: Horror AGE RANGE: MG SYNOPSIS: Cassidy Blake’s parents are The Inspectres, a (somewhat inept) ghost-hunting team. But Cass herself can REALLY see ghosts. In fact, her best friend, Jacob, just happens to be…

August 17, 2018
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A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel — Madeleine L'Engle & Hope Larson

  TITLE: A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel AUTHOR: Madeleine L’Engle (adapted and illustrated by Hope Larson) RELEASED: October 2nd, 2012; Margaret Ferguson Books (original story published in 1962) GENRE: Science Fiction AGE RANGE: MG SYNOPSIS: The world already knows Meg and Charles Wallace Murry, Calvin O’Keefe,…

April 20, 2018
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The Titan's Curse — Rick Riordan

  TITLE: The Titan’s Curse AUTHOR: Rick Riordan SERIES: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #3 RELEASED: May 5th, 2007; Disney-Hyperion GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: MG SYNOPSIS: It’s not everyday you find yourself in combat with a half-lion, half-human. But when you’re the son of a Greek god, it happens.…

March 15, 2018
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Ivy Aberdeen's Letter to the World — Ashley Herring Blake (ARC Review)

  TITLE: Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World AUTHOR: Ashley Herring Blake RELEASES: March 6th, 2018; Little, Brown Books for Young Readers GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: MG SYNOPSIS: When a tornado rips through town, twelve-year-old Ivy Aberdeen’s house is destroyed and her family of five is displaced. Ivy feels…

March 5, 2018
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The Sea of Monsters – Rick Riordan

  TITLE: The Sea of Monsters AUTHOR: Rick Riordan SERIES: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #2 RELEASED: April 1st, 2006; Disney-Hyperion GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: MG SYNOPSIS: The heroic son of Poseidon makes an action-packed comeback in the second must-read installment of Rick Riordan’s amazing young readers series.…

February 10, 2018
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The Dollmaker of Krakow – R. M. Romero

    TITLE: The Dollmaker of Krakow AUTHOR: Romero, R. M. RELEASED: September 17th, 2017; Delacorte Press GENRE: Fantasy/Historical Fiction AGE RANGE: MG SYNOPSIS: In the land of dolls, there is magic. In the land of humans, there is war. Everywhere there is pain. But together there is hope. Karolina…

January 27, 2018