4 Hearts · MG & Kids Lit · Middle Grade

Jake, Lucid Dreamer By David J. Naiman

“A fantastical tale with a powerful message” raves SPR. 12-year-old Jake has been suppressing his heartbreak over the loss of his mother for the past four years. But his emotions have a way of haunting his dreams and bubbling to the surface when he least expects it. When Jake learns how to take control in… Continue reading Jake, Lucid Dreamer By David J. Naiman

5 Hearts · MG & Kids Lit

Zoey’s Post-It Notes by Zoey Steiner and Jeff Steiner

“Zoey’s Post-It Notes is a story about something that happened to me that I would like to share with you.” Zoey Steiner, 5th grader at Pleasant Gap Elementary. Knowing how insightful Zoey is, I thought that it was a wonderful opportunity to give her a voice and write a book about her experiences, which are… Continue reading Zoey’s Post-It Notes by Zoey Steiner and Jeff Steiner

5 Hearts · MG & Kids Lit

Sign of the Green Dragon by C. Lee Mckenzie

Three plucky sleuths. A crumbling skeleton. A buried treasure. After six months in a new school, Sam’s finally fitting in. He’s the one kid with enough talent to hit the winning home run and bring the baseball trophy back to Haggarty Elementary. But Sam’s guardian is shipping him off to boarding school before that can… Continue reading Sign of the Green Dragon by C. Lee Mckenzie

4.5 Hearts · Children's Literature · MG & Kids Lit · Middle Grade

The Secret of the Sphinx by Samuel Bavli

When Jon, a precocious and adventurous 14-year-old boy, encounters a sphinx on a class trip to the museum, little does he know that his life is about to change forever. Four and half thousand years ago, in ancient Egypt, an evil sorcerer captured Neb, the king’s magician, and imprisoned his soul in this sphinx. The… Continue reading The Secret of the Sphinx by Samuel Bavli

4.5 Hearts · Children's Literature · MG & Kids Lit

The Shakespeare Stealer (The Shakespeare Stealer #1) by Gary L. Blackwood

Synopsis Widge is an orphan with a rare talent for shorthand. His fearsome master has just one demand: steal Shakespeare’s play “Hamlet”–or else. Widge has no choice but to follow orders, so he works his way into the heart of the Globe Theatre, where Shakespeare’s players perform. As full of twists and turns as a… Continue reading The Shakespeare Stealer (The Shakespeare Stealer #1) by Gary L. Blackwood