The Sisters of Straygarden Place by Haley Chewins is a mystical middle-grade novel that celebrates the importance of family, resilience, and belonging. Chewins masterfully builds
A Boy Called Preacher by Cheryl Schuermann is a middle-grade historical fiction novel that celebrates resilience, the childhood call to uncover mysteries, and the power
I have to admit, I was skeptical that a book based on a TV character could promote “‘unplugging.” The entire concept seems to contradict itself.
By Lexi Donahue and Keri Demers If we told you to sit down right now and compose a wedding toast, a college essay, a resume
January 2020 has arrived and I can’t wait to vote for my favorite MCBA book! For those who don’t live in Massachusetts, or who don’t
This July, two middle grade books took me on a journey to new countries with beautiful and authentic description of setting. As Jennifer Baker said