Tag Archives: middle grade

10 YA and MG books about Children living in the shadow of Elections, Politics and Presidential Parents

Every election season reminds us that it isn’t just the candidates running for office who are put in the media spotlight. The families come under scrutiny as well. And their lives will never be the same no matter what the … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal – BEEN THERE DONE THAT, coming 11/15 from Penguin/Grosset & Dunlap

Lots of writing news coming this year! First up, I am very excited to have my work included in a middle grade anthology, which I think will be great for teachers, homeschoolers and parents interested in encouraging their children’s creative … Continue reading

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To Do and To Don’t List for Middle Grade Debut Authors

There is no instruction manual for debut authors, and middle grade authors face some extra challenges. Our readers, 9 to 12-year-olds, are not getting their information about new books from authors themselves or from the internet, for the most part. … Continue reading

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A Picky 11-Year-Old’s Book Choices for 2011

I thought I’d post a list of books that are recommended by an 11-year-old girl who is very picky about what books she reads. We literally have hundreds of middle grade books in the house at any particular time, between … Continue reading

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