October 18, 2017

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Debut Novels for Middle Schoolers│ JLG’s Booktalks to Go

Joining the ranks of other first-time novelists are a business school graduate, a Katrina survivor, a magistrate, and a Vassar graduate. Writing about adoption, natural disasters, multiple sclerosis, suicide, and demons, these writers explore situations that often trouble many young teens.

The Latest from Sheila Turnage and Tim Federle │ JLG’s Booktalks to Go

Middle grade titles by Sheila Turnage, Tim Federle, and newcomers Natalie Lloyd and Henry Clark combine humor and poignancy, creating the perfect recipe for great reads. Incorporate the following booktalks and tools when sharing these powerful books with kids.

Pick of the Day: A Snicker of Magic

A delightful and inspiring debut.