Category: Middle Grade/ Teens/ YA

DEAR EARTH… from your awesome 5th Grade friends–> #blogtakeover!

Hi Blog Readers–Our teacher Mrs. Pete read us Erin Dealey’s new book, DEAR EARTH…From Your Friends in Room 5 (Harper Collins) and guess what? 5th Graders still like picture books! Here are a few things we like about DEAR EARTH…From Your Friends in Room 5: The pictures by Luisa Uribe and how much color there…

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Room FIVE-04’s Blog Takeover–6th grade Poems, Posters + what we learned about writing.

We’re back! Remember us?–Your friends in Room FIVE-04 from Lincoln Elementary in the Central Valley of CA? We’re the ones who took over Erin Dealey’s blog on the Book Birthday of DEAR EARTH…From Your Friends in Room 5! (See part 1of our Blog Takeover here.) Today we’re back to share some more posters we made… Read more »

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year—to give books! A very special 2020 ICYMthem Book List of MG / YA novels published in this crazy #pandemic.

Thanks to everyone who shared and shopped selections from our 2020 Recommended Picture Books List. For those wondering what books to give the older kids on your list… Check out these must-read 2020 books for Middle Grade / Young Adult  Yes, there are many other titles out there. (Feel free to add them in the… Read more »

Happy (belated) Book Birthday to ONE TIME & 5 Qs with THE Sharon Creech

It’s a Book Birthday party for Newbery Medal winner and New York Times bestselling author Sharon Creech’s new MG novel: ONE TIME (Harper Collins/ Sept. 8, 2020) Are you ready to celebrate? Seriously, any day that I get to chat with one of my #kidlit sHEROES is a time for celebration! This book is magic.  It’s about… Read more »

What to Expect When You’re Expecting…A Book! = 6 Qs with debut MG novelist and poet Megan E. Freeman

It’s a Book Baby Shower and YOU’RE invited! Today we’re celebrating this beautiful debut novel in verse: ALONE by Megan E. Freeman, entering into the world on January 12th, 2021. Proud publishing family: Aladdin / Simon & Schuster (see Q4) I’d say it’s a perfect excuse to add a new post to my series: What… Read more »