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The Boy Who Talks in Bits and Bobs, Eva Wong Nava

Children & Picture Book, Education & Teaching, Literature & Fiction, Middle Grade Fiction

Owen is a boy like any other ordinary little boy. He loves to play the ukulele and he loves to sing. But speaking does not come easily to Owen. He speaks in bits and bobs. He finds that anything is possible with love, kindness and patience. The Boy Who Talks in Bits and Bobs is … Read more

The Library of Secrets: The Giant Mistake, Zoe Penn

Children & Picture Book, Fantasy, Middle Grade Fiction, Teen & Young Adult

Twelve year old Sophia and her younger brother Mark find a mysterious book at the local library and take it home. At first, it seems like just an ancient collection of stories, but soon, the children will discover that it is a portal to another world, Almation – and before they know it, they are … Read more

The Missing Alchemist, Caldric Blackwell

Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Magic & Sword and Sorcery, Middle Grade Fiction

Having grown up in an orphanage, Craig Pike appreciates his comfortable life as a student of Cornelius, a famous alchemist. But when Cornelius is kidnapped, Craig leaves comfort behind to search for him. Craig teams up with Audrey Clife, a clever archer, and together they travel across mysterious lands and battle otherworldly creatures. Their journey … Read more

My Teacher Dad, Sonya Annita Song

Children & Picture Book, Literature & Fiction, Middle Grade Fiction

That’s why it’s so important for children to associate reading with… …positive feelings of fun and enjoyment…  …engaging illustrations that stimulate creativity and curiosity… …creative rhymes that flow naturally and dynamically…   Because a really fun book will help children fall in love with reading… …which in turn can increase reading comprehension… …improve school performance… …and … Read more

The Return of Light, Madeline C.C. Harper

Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Magic & Sword and Sorcery, Middle Grade Fiction

Passing high school chemistry is the least of Brie Fyre’s worries. ⁣⁣The seventeen-year-old’s life is forever changed when she meets mysterious new kids, the heavily scarred Chloe Martin and her wolfish stepbrother, Alex Stone, at her boarding school in Hemlock Falls.⁣⁣⁣⁣New faces may not be so new, after all.⁣⁣⁣⁣After a party in the woods goes … Read more

The Frights of Fiji, Sunayna Prasad

Coming of Age, Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Magic & Sword and Sorcery, Middle Grade Fiction

A world of magic and adventure awaits… Sent to live with her strict, aloof, and uncaring uncle after her parents are killed in a car accident, twelve-year-old orphan Alyssa McCarthy longs for the life she used to have—one filled with fun and love. Then one stormy night, a message appears in the raindrops on the … Read more

Thomas Wildus and The Book of Sorrows, J.M. Bergen

Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Magic & Sword and Sorcery, Middle Grade Fiction, Science Fiction & Space Opera

Seven years have passed, and Thomas hasn’t forgotten. He hasn’t forgotten the blue of his dad’s eyes either, or the tickle of beard on his cheek as they hugged goodbye. Last moments with a parent are memorable, even if you don’t know that’s what you’re having. Now, with his 13th birthday rapidly approaching, Thomas’s search … Read more