3 Must-Read Middle Grade Books for May 2023

Join Mojo in welcoming these amazing new middle grade releases. Epic Ellisons: Cosmos Camp by Lamar Giles (May 9, 2023) Twins Wiki and Leen are going to spend their first summer apart. Leen is going a famous camp for STEM prodigies. Wiki is staying home. But then, Wiki is accepted to the camp when she didn't even apply. When the camp founder disappears, they must solve the mystery before the upcoming rocket launch is derailed. [...]

By |2023-05-16T07:48:36-04:00May 16th, 2023|Mo Reading|0 Comments

Mo-Reading: 3 Books for Earth Day 2023

Join Mojo in celebrating Earth Day April 22nd with these amazing releases. Turtles of The Midnight Moon by Maria Jose Fitzgerald (March 14, 2023). When poachers threaten the turtles in a coastal village in Honduras, two girls join forces to save them, finding friendship, community and more. Dear Earth by Isabel Otter author and Clara Anganuzzi illustrator (February 7, 2023). Tessa writes a love letter to our planet that reminds us that Earth is special [...]

By |2023-04-21T06:54:32-04:00April 21st, 2023|Mo Reading|0 Comments

Mo-Reading: Frankie and Amelia

  It's Autism Awareness Month and if you’re looking for a great MG book with neurodiverse characters, try Frankie and Amelia by Cammie McGovern. The story is told from the point of view of Frankie, a large Maine Coon cat. After being separated from his first family, Frankie learns to find food and shelter. But he doesn’t like fending for himself so, when he gets a chance to live with humans again, he takes it, [...]

By |2023-04-16T11:06:54-04:00April 17th, 2023|Mo Reading|0 Comments

3 Must-Read Books for March 2023

J Join Mojo in welcoming these three amazing March middle grade releases. The Girl Who Built A Spider by George Brewington (March 21, 2023) When three young inventors are offered the chance to work at Dr. Flax’s laboratory they jump at the chance.  He claims his inventions are going to stop climate change and make the world a safer place. Is it true? Science, new friendships, killer-robots and a mystery await. Amelia Gray is Almost [...]

By |2023-03-09T08:41:34-05:00March 9th, 2023|Mo Reading|0 Comments

3 Must-Read Middle Grade Books for January 2023

  Join Mojo in welcoming these three amazing new middle grade releases. The Lost Year: A Survival Story of the Ukrainian Famine by Katherine Marsh (January 17, 2023) Thirteen-year-old Matthew is miserable. His journalist father is overseas and he and his mother have moved in with his one-hundred-year-old grandmother. But then he finds an old black and white photo of her that reveals a family secret and a courageous story of survival. The Infinite Questions [...]

By |2023-01-10T08:36:30-05:00January 10th, 2023|Book Launch, Mo Reading|0 Comments

3 Must-Read Middle Grade Books For November 2022

Join us in welcoming these exciting November releases. PLOTTING THE STARS 1: MOONGARDEN by MICHELLE BARRY (Release Date: November 1, 2022) The Secret Garden is re-imagined with a science fiction twist in this STEAM inspired series starter. In the not too distant future, the Earth's plants have turned deadly forcing people to make their homes in space. When Myra finds a secret lab hidden in her school and beyond that a garden full of toxic [...]

By |2022-11-06T20:26:01-05:00November 7th, 2022|Book Launch, Mo Reading|0 Comments

Mo Reading: Attack of the Black Triangles by Amy Sarig King

  12-year-old Mac has been raised by his mother and grandfather to stand up for the truth. When his 6th grade class are given copies of Jane Yolan’s The Devil’s Arithmetic for a literacy unit, he’s shocked to see some words are blacked out.  He and his friends, Denis and Marci, buy a copy at the bookstore to find out what has been censored. When they discover the word "breast" has been blacked out, they're [...]

By |2022-10-29T11:49:53-04:00November 2nd, 2022|Mo Reading|0 Comments

Mo Reading: Drawing Outside the Lines by Susan Austin

  Happy Book Birthday to Drawing Outside the Lines!  In 1883, after a journey from Oakland, California to Brooklyn, New York on the Transcontinental Railroad, eleven-year-old Julia Morgan (known as Dudu to her family) got to walk on the newly completed Brooklyn Bridge. She was awestruck by that engineering marvel which was the longest suspension bridge in the world at the time. Her mother tolerated Julia’s obsession with structures and construction techniques when she was a [...]

By |2022-08-13T14:31:59-04:00October 18th, 2022|Book Launch, Mo Reading|0 Comments

3 Must-Read Middle Grade Books for October 2022

Join us in welcoming these exciting October releases.   A ROVER'S STORY by JASMINE WARGA (Release Date: October 4, 2022) Newberry Honor-winning author Jasmine Warga brings us the story of a Mars rover named Resilience that starts having emotions and faces obstacles carrying out the mission. FRIZZY by CLARIBEL A. ORTEGA (Graphic novel, Release Date: October 11, 2022) When a young girl refuses to keep straightening her hair, she learns she's beautiful just as she is. [...]

By |2022-10-10T13:25:05-04:00October 11th, 2022|Book Launch, Mo Reading|0 Comments

Mo-Reading: Frances and the Monster by Refe Tuma

Frankenstein is re-imagined for middle grade readers in this fast-paced adventure. When an 11-year-old girl unleashes a monster on her town, she must find a way to capture him and put things right before her parents get home. It’s August 1939 and Frances has not stepped foot out of her great-grandfather’s house since her car accident. When her scientist parents go on a trip leaving her with a robot tutor, she explores the house and [...]

By |2022-09-25T08:15:43-04:00September 26th, 2022|Book Review, Mo Reading|0 Comments
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