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Best Middle-Grade Friendship Stories of 2018

  • CHILDREN'S

    SO DONE

    AUG. 14, 2018

CHILDREN'S

SO DONE

by Paula Chase

Chase’s middle-grade debut dazzles in its exploration of the complicated lives of two very different young black girls in... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    YOU DON'T KNOW EVERYTHING, JILLY P!

    SEPT. 25, 2018

CHILDREN'S

YOU DON'T KNOW EVERYTHING, JILLY P!

by Alex Gino

A necessary and rewarding addition to any middle-grade collection. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE SKY AT OUR FEET

    MARCH 6, 2018

CHILDREN'S

THE SKY AT OUR FEET

by Nadia Hashimi

An important book with a well-crafted plot that is sure to linger several days after readers finish it. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    YOU GO FIRST

    APRIL 10, 2018

CHILDREN'S

YOU GO FIRST

by Erin Entrada Kelly

A well-crafted, entertaining call for middle schoolers to find their voices and remain accountable in shaping their own... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE SEASON OF STYX MALONE

    OCT. 16, 2018

CHILDREN'S

THE SEASON OF STYX MALONE

by Kekla Magoon

Heartening and hopeful, a love letter to black male youth grasping the desires within them, absorbing the worlds around... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    STANLEY WILL PROBABLY BE FINE

    FEB. 1, 2018

CHILDREN'S

STANLEY WILL PROBABLY BE FINE

by Sally J. Pla ; illustrated by Steve Wolfhard

Add to the growing list of intelligent books about kids whose brains operate outside the norm. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    HARBOR ME

    AUG. 28, 2018

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