I alternate Middle Grade Madness with Throwback Thursday posts and I’m supposed to be doing a Throwback Thursday post today. I didn’t get my TT book finished and I don’t have a middle grade review ready yet either, so I’m going to show you what middle grade books I’m looking forward to this year. Think of it as a middle grade version on Top Ten Tuesday… on Thursday!
My Secret Guide to Paris by Lisa Schroeder (February 24): This one reminds me of 13 Little Blue Envelopes. I had issues with the main character in that one, so I hope I like MC in this book a little more.
Fort by Cynthia DeFelice (May 19): Fort reminds me of those old Sandlot movies. I usually read books with female main characters, but sometimes it’s nice to read a book for a boy’s point of view.
If I Were You by Leslie Margolis (May 12): This is another book reminiscent of a movie, Freaky Friday. I love that movie!
Graceful by Wendy Mass (April 28): This is the fifth book in a series I haven’t started yet, but it looks like you don’t have to read them all or in order. I like to do that even when you don’t have to, but I think I skipped over the first book in Barnes & Noble because it didn’t appeal to me as much as the second.
From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess by Meg Cabot (May 19): I haven’t kept up with the Princess Diaries books, but I absolutely loved Meg Cabot’s middle grade Allie Finkle series, so I’m excited for this Princess Diaries spinoff starring Mia’s half-sister. I listened to the Allie Finkle audiobooks and might try that again with this new series.
Extraordinary by Miriam Spitzer Franklin (May 5): This sounds so good, but I’m afraid it might be sad and that would ruin it for me.