It’s difficult not to love the Percy Jackson universe. Rick Riordan’s worlds blend big casts effortlessly with both mythology and humor, leaving kids with favorite character and favorite moments across several distinct series. But what should kids read once they’ve devoured them all? Here are seven books perfect for fans of Percy Jackson. What books […]
In many ways, 2018 was a tough year. But when it came to middle grade books, it was something of a stand out. You don’t have to take our word for it though. Here, twelve amazing kidlit authors you love share their favorite middle grade reads of 2018. I’ll admit I’m biased because I’m a […]
The Mexican culture is rich and imbued with myth, magic, and mysticism. I lived it every day. I looked for stories where this was illustrated. I found incredibly imaginative authors in White, Lewis, Cleary, Blume and so many more. But there was something missing from these stories: me and my experiences. I look around today […]
It’s a great month for new action and adventure books for middle grade kids! Here are some of the best new releases.
There’s something special about a middle grade fantasy novel. The magic found within has the ability to transport and influence us for years to come—after all, adults still talk about the wonder of Narnia and Hogwarts, and kids every day fall in love with the gods of Camp Half-Blood and the powerful god-beings that are […]