Tag Archives: middle grade

Practice, Practice, Practice: 10+ Nonfiction Titles for Sports Readers

24 May

Summer is here! And that means loads of time for kids to experience books in all their glory. This is also a great time to encourage kids to read the books they choose (without having to worry about school assignments) and to try out new genres that they might be interested in learning more about. This series will offer titles for toddlers to teens and include a variety of formats. Each week will focus on a different genre and will follow the same format:

    • Mondays – Titles for Ages 3-7
    • Tuesdays – Middle Grade Titles for Ages 8-12
    • Wednesdays – Young Adult Titles for Ages 13+
    • Thursdays – Nonfiction pairings
    • Friday – Recap of the Week

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There’s No I in Team: 15+ Sports Titles for Ages 8-12

22 May

Summer is here! And that means loads of time for kids to experience books in all their glory. This is also a great time to encourage kids to read the books they choose (without having to worry about school assignments) and to try out new genres that they might be interested in learning more about.

This series will offer titles for toddlers to teens and include a variety of formats. Each week will focus on a different genre and will follow the same format:

  • Mondays – Titles for Ages 3-7
  • Tuesdays – Middle Grade Titles for Ages 8-12
  • Wednesdays – Young Adult Titles for Ages 13+
  • Thursdays – Nonfiction pairings
  • Friday – Recap of the Week

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Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Character Names

22 May

This is such a fun theme, sadly I’m horrible at remember the details of any of the books I’ve read, so it took me a little while to find the great names I know I’ve read!

  1. Ophelia Delphinium Fidgets from Granted by John David Anderson
  2. Felicity Juniper Pickle from A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd
  3. Wilhelmina (Will) Silver from Cartwheeling in Thunderstorms by Katherine Rundell
  4. Finley Hart from Some Kind of Happiness by Claire Legrand
  5. Corinne La Mer from The Jumbies by Tracey Baptiste
  6. Derby Christmas Clark from A Rambler Steals Home by Carter Higgins
  7.  Bixby Alexander Tam from A Boy Called Bat by Elana Arnold
  8. Luna from The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill
  9. Amina from Amina’s Voice by Hena Khan
  10. Arturo Zamora from The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora by Pablo Cartaya

TTT-Big2Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl.

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