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Category Archives: Middle Grade Reviews

Estelle: Jessica Darling’s IT List 2 by Megan McCafferty

Jessica Darling’s IT List 2 by Megan McCafferty ( web | tweet ) Publication Date: 9/16/2014 Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Pages: 208 Target audience: middle grade/JD fans! Keywords: making friends, middle school, big sisters, family Format read: ARC from Elena at Novel Sounds. (Thanks!) Summary: Despite the “luck” she had with the last […]

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Estelle: Signed Skye Harper by Carol Lynch Williams

Signed, Skye Harper by Carol Lynch Williams ( web | tweet ) Publication Date: May 13, 2014 Publisher: Paula Wiseman Books/Simon & Schuster Pages: 304 Target audience: Middle grade Keywords: 1970s, moms/daughters, road trip, young love, Southern setting Format read: ARC from Publisher via Edelweiss. (Thanks!) Summary: Winston and her grandmother head out on a secret […]

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Estelle: The Battle of Darcy Lane by Tara Altebrando

The Battle of Darcy Lane by Tara Altebrando ( web | tweet ) Publication Date: March 22, 2014 Publisher: Perseus Books Pages: 208 Target audience: Middle grade Keywords: summer, friendships, camp, cicadas Format read: ARC paperback from Publisher. (Thank you!) Summary: It’s summertime and Julia is planning on spending the warm weather with her best […]

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Estelle: The Boy on the Porch by Sharon Creech

The Boy on the Porch by Sharon Creech ( web | tweet ) Publication Date: September 3, 2013 Publisher: HarperCollins Pages: 160 Target audience: Middle grade Keywords: family, parents, children Format read: ARC provided from LitLush! (Thanks!) Summary:  When John and Marta find a young boy on their porch, they do the only thing they […]

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Estelle: Jessica Darling’s IT List (#1) by Megan McCafferty

Jessica Darling’s IT List (#1) by Megan McCafferty ( web | tweet ) Publication Date: September 3, 2013 Publisher: Poppy / Little Brown Pages: 240 Target audience: Middle grade / Jessica Darling fans! Keywords: starting middle school, friendships, siblings Format read: ARC from Shanyn of Chick Loves Lit. Thanks!! Other books reviewed by MM: Bumped […]

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