This week's round-up of middle grade sci fi and fantasy from around the blogs (2/28/16(

Here's what I found in my blog reading this week; please let me know if I missed your post!

The Reviews

The 26-Storey Treehouse,by Andy Griffiths, at Sharon the Librarian

The Adventures of Lettie Peppercorn, at Cracking the Cover and Charlotte's Library

Anna and the Swallow Man, by Gavriel Savit, at Ex Libris (I haven't read this one myself yet, so am not sure it's really fantasy, but I'm giving it the benefit of the doubt....)

The Aviary, by Kathleen O'Dell, at Puss Reboots

Cuckoo Song, by Frances Hardinge, at Bibliobrit

Darkmouth, the Legend Begins by Shane Hegarty, at Geo Librarian

The Dungeoneers, by John David Anderson, at Bibliobrit

Finders Reapers, by Anna Staniszewski, at Sharon the Librarian

Flunked, by Jen Calonita, at Imaginary Reads

The Fog Diver, by Joel Ross, at Geo Librarian

The Freedom Maze, by Delia Sherman, at Time Travel Times Two

Fridays with the Wizards, by Jessica Day George, at Book Nut

The Goblin's Puzzle, by Andrew Chilton, at Always in the Middle

The Green Ember, by S.D. Smith, at Charlotte's Library

The Incredible Space Raiders from Space, by Wesley King, at That's Another Story

The Key to Extraordinary, by Natalie Lloyd, at Read Till Dawn

The Lincoln Project (Flashback Four #1), by Dan Gutman, at Ms. Yingling Reads and books4yourkids

The Nest, by Kenneth Oppel, at Welcome to My (New) Tweendom

Nightbird, by Alice Hoffman, at Supernatural Snark

 Nightborn, by Lou Anders, at Read Love

No Flying in the House, by Betty Brock, at Log Cabin Library
Ravenous, by MarcyKate Connolly, at Mom Read It

The Remarkable Journey Of Charlie Price, by Jennifer Maschari, at Pop! Goes the Reader and Supernatural Snark

Serafina and the Black Cloak, by Robert Beatty, at Big Hair and Books

Seven Dead Pirates, by Linda Bailey, at Kid Lit Geek

The Silver Chains, by L.J. Clarkson, at This Kid Reviews Books

Snow in Summer, by Jane Yolen, at Fantasy Literature

Space Hostages, by Sophia McDougall, at Views From the Tesseract

Warren the 13th and the All-Seeing Eye, by Tania del Rio and Will Staehle, at Kid Lit Geek

A Whole Nother Story, by Dr. Cuthbert Soup, at Mister K Reads

Witherwood Reform School, by Obert Skye, at The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia

The Wildings, by Nilanjana Roy, at The Book Wars

Authors and Interviews

Abi Elphinstone (The Shadow Keeper) at The Book Zone (for Boys) and Mr Ripley's Enchanted Books

Other Good Stuff

A great list of sci fi for middle graders at SLJ

The Guardian asks why so many children's fantasy books are adapted as films

And also at The Guardian, the best quotes from children's and teen fantasy books

And just continuing on with The Guardian, "how fantasy can inspire us to live in the real world"

Via Tor--Ava DuVernay to Direct Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time


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