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1501, 2021

Mo Reading: A Home for Goddesses and Dogs by Leslie Connor

By |January 15th, 2021|Categories: Book Review, Mo Reading|Tags: , , |0 Comments

After her mother dies, 12-year-old Lydia goes to live with her aunt Brat, and her aunt's wife Eileen on a farm that they care for while also caring for the ancient owner of the farm, Elloroy. This story about grief and starting over is as [...]

701, 2021

Mojo Picks: Around the World

By |January 7th, 2021|Categories: Mo Reading|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This month, we are featuring middle-grade books about different cultures and countries around the world. Here are our selections:   The Golden Orchard by Flora Ahn and performed by Kathleen Choe is a totally unique inter-generational time/travel for middle-grade readers that is full of Korean [...]

312, 2020

Mojo Picks: Middle-Grade Holiday Stories

By |December 3rd, 2020|Categories: Mo Reading, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

With the holidays quickly approaching, we decided to share our favorite middle-grade books that celebrate this festive season.  Greenglass House by Kate Milford: It's Christmas at Greenglass House, and the hilltop hotel is snowbound. In spite of the snow, some very strange guests arrive. Each [...]

212, 2020

Happy Book Birthday: Never After: The Thirteenth Fairy by Melissa de la Cruz

By |December 2nd, 2020|Categories: Book Launch, Mo Reading|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Real life and fairy tales collide in Never After: The Thirteenth Fairy, book one in the new middle-grade Never After series from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Descendants series, Melissa de la Cruz. Nothing ever happens in Filomena Jefferson-Cho’s sleepy little [...]

2411, 2020

Mo Reading: The Time of Green Magic by Hilary McKay

By |November 24th, 2020|Categories: Book Review, Mo Reading|Tags: |0 Comments

Hilary McKay has written a beautiful story about family and finding magic where you least expect it. When Abi’s father marries Polly, Granny Grace who helped raise Abi after her mother died returns to Jamaica. The newly blended family [...]

1911, 2020

Mo Reading: Lola Benko Treasure Hunter by Beth McMullen

By |November 19th, 2020|Categories: Mo Reading|Tags: , |0 Comments

After living most of her twelve-years of life traveling around the world with her archeologist dad, Lola Bento is angry and frustrated to be staying with her Great-aunt Irma in San Francisco. She likes Irma just fine and San Francisco is okay too. But what [...]