Book List, Genre Feature, Staff Post

Jump Into Middle Grade Graphic Novels

Hi everyone! So unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past several years, you may have noticed that graphic novels have exploded in popularity. Whether you’re an adult, a teen, a tween, or an early reader there are graphic novels aplenty for you. In the world of middle grade books, graphic novels have… Continue reading Jump Into Middle Grade Graphic Novels

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Middle Grade Eco-Fiction for the Eco-Warrior

Ever since climate activist Greta Thunberg proved to the world that no one is too small to make a difference, kids of all ages have been flocking to read all about the environment and what they can do to help. This is something I seriously wish had been popular when I was in school, because… Continue reading Middle Grade Eco-Fiction for the Eco-Warrior

Book List, Staff Post

Hauntingly Spooky Middle Grade Reads for the Holidays

Hi there everyone! Well the holidays are upon us in full force, and everyone’s out shopping for the perfect gifts for their loved ones. My mom is an expert at this, as every year she finds exactly the type of book I want to read during the holidays: A spooky story full of ghosts and… Continue reading Hauntingly Spooky Middle Grade Reads for the Holidays

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Middle Grade Magical Realism

Hi everyone! Marielle here and back again with some more amazing middle grade recommendations. I know, shocking right?  This time though I’ve narrowed it down to middle grade books of a fascinating subgenre I particularly love, magical realism.  Magical realism has had a recent trend in the 9 to 12 year old book arena, and… Continue reading Middle Grade Magical Realism

Author Feature, Events, Staff Post

Why You Should be Reading Elizabeth Webster

Hi everyone! Marielle here and excited to tell you that on October 29th at 7 pm Towne Book Center will be holding another one of our virtual events, this time with William Lashner, author of one of my favorite middle grade series, starring the sarcastic, sometimes awkward, and always awesome Elizabeth Webster. I was first… Continue reading Why You Should be Reading Elizabeth Webster