This week's round up of middle grade sci fi and fantasy from around the blogs (5/24/15)

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

A Dragon's Guide to the Care and Feeding of Children, by Laurence Yep and Joanne Ryder, at Charlotte's Library

The Enchanted Castle, by E. Nesbit, at The Ninja Librarian

Flunked, by Jen Calonita, at Log Cabin Library

The Forgotten Sisters, by Shannon Hale, at Emily's Reading Room

Gabby Duran and the Unsitables, by Elise Allen and Daryle Connors, at Sharon the Librarian

Has Anyone Seen Jessica Jenkins? by Liz Kessler, at Cracking the Cover

The Island of Dr. Libris, by Chris Grabenstein, at BooksForKidsBlog

The Jumbies, by Tracy Baptiste, at The Book Wars

The Mad Apprentice, by Django Wexler, at On Starships and Dragonwings

The Map to Everywhere, by Carrie Ryan & John Parke Davis, at Mom Read It and Redeemed Reader

Nightbird, by Alice Hoffman, at Good Books and Good Wine (audiobook review)

Pip Bartlett's Guide to Magical Creatures, by Jackson Pearce and Maggie Stiefvater, at The Reading Nook Reviews

Smek for President, by Adam Rex, at Book Nut (audiobook review)

Wild Born (Spirit Animals Book 1) by Brandon Mull, at Hidden in Pages

Two at Ms. Yingling Reads-- The Orphan Army, by Jonathan Maberry, and The Whisperer, by Fiona McIntosh

Two at Tales of the Marvelous- A Question of Magic, by E.D. Baker, and Son of Neptune, by Rick Riordan

A look at The Dark is Rising series, by Susan Cooper, at Leaf's Reviews (link goes to the wrap up post)

Authors and Interviews

Sage Blackwood (Jinx) at Charlotte's Library

Philip Womack (The Darkening Path trilogy) at the Guardian

Kurt Chambers (Truth Teller), at Carpinello's Writing Pages

Other Good Stuff

The Guardian offers the ten best Moomin quotes ever, and also a Roald Dahl character quiz

Lots of Fairy Tale goodness at the Horn Book

Monica at Educating Alice shares her classroom's letters to Alice and others

A Tuesday Ten of Purple at Views From the Tesseract


  1. Did you catch my post about Alice in Wonderland? https://medinger.wordpress.com/2015/05/20/in-the-classroom-letters-to-alice-and-others/

  2. Thanks--I missed that. Sounds like fun!


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