The Best Christmas Gift for A Middle-School Reader

Finding great gifts for middle schoolers can seem like an impossible task. If they don't have it already, it's uber-expensive. But if you're buying for a middle-schooler who loves to read, or has dreams of being a writer - the answer is simple. The best Christmas gift for a middle-school reader or wanna-be author is a signed book! Signed books make great gifts for several reasons. First, unless it's a collector's item, a signed book [...]

By |2023-12-02T12:14:29-05:00December 2nd, 2023|Mo Happening, Mo Reading|0 Comments

Mo-Reading: 3 Must-Read Middle Grade Books for November 2023

Join Mojo in welcoming these exciting new November middle grade releases. 15 Secrets to Survival by Natalie D. Richards (November 7, 2023). A fast-paced adventure. When classmates break a school rule, they must complete an extra credit project in the wilderness. They quickly discover survival means depending on each other. The Sky Over Rebecca by Matthew Fox (November 14, 2023). Lyrical and thought provoking. When mysterious footprints appear in the snow, Kara investigates and discovers Rebecca and [...]

By |2023-11-19T10:03:51-05:00November 20th, 2023|Mo Reading|0 Comments

Mo-Reading: 3 Must-Read Middle Grade Books for October 2023

Join Mojo in welcoming these exciting October new releases. Race for the Ruby Turtle by Stephen Bramucci (October 3, 2023).  A middle grade eco-adventure with heart. When Jake discovers a turtle that has a ruby-colored shell is not a myth like everyone thinks, he must race to protect it from an evil animal poacher. Song of the Swan by Karah Sutton (October 24, 2023). A magical retelling of Swan Lake. When a clever orphan and thief [...]

By |2023-10-17T08:27:30-04:00October 17th, 2023|Mo Reading|0 Comments

Mo-Reading: 3 Must-Read Middle Grade Books for September 2023

    Join Mojo in welcoming these exciting middle grade releases. The Improbable Tales of Baskerville Hall Book 1 by Ali Standish (September 12, 2023) When young Arthur Conan Doyle is a student at Baskerville Hall, a secret school for extraordinarily gifted children, he must solve a mystery involving unexplained explosions and extinct birds. Beneath The Swirling Sky: The Restorationists by Carolyn Leiloglou (September 12, 2023) When Vincent and his sister Lili spend Spring Break [...]

By |2023-09-13T08:50:50-04:00September 13th, 2023|Mo Reading|0 Comments

Mo-Reading: The Very Unfortunate Wish of Melony Yoshimura

In addition to being extremely strict, Melony Yoshima’s immigrant parents are overly protective. They say they want to keep her safe from the Amanjaku, an evil spirit that preys on children. Melony thinks that is just an old Japanese folktale and doesn’t believe them. Frustrated with her boring and overly controlled life, Melony makes a wish on her twelfth birthday for excitement, adventure, and freedom. She also wants a smart phone, which is just as [...]

By |2023-06-26T13:12:16-04:00July 5th, 2023|Mo Reading|0 Comments

Mo-Reading: 3 Middle Grade Books for June 2023

Join Mojo in welcoming these three amazing middle grade June releases. The Sinister Secrets of Singe by Sean Ferrell Noah lives with his mother in a mysterious house that grows larger every night!  When he discovers a message hidden in one of his father’s inventions, he runs away to find him, but soon discovers his father may be more of a monster than his creations. When his father's robot army follows him home can he [...]

By |2023-06-15T08:57:06-04:00June 19th, 2023|Mo Reading|0 Comments

Mo Reading: 3 Middle Grade Books for World Environment Day June 5, 2023

Join Mojo in celebrating this year's World Environment Day. Raise awareness. Encourage action. #BeatPlasticPollution Turn the Tide by Elaine Dimopoulos When 12-year-old Mimi starts a movement to ban plastic bags in her new island home in Florida she discovers one person can make a big difference. Total Garbage: A Messy Dive into Trash, Waste, and Our World by Rebecca Donnelly A fun, fact-filled investigation into why we have so much garbage (especially plastic) and what we [...]

By |2023-06-05T11:33:24-04:00June 5th, 2023|Mo Reading|0 Comments

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
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