Middle Grade Titles for Fall

Presented by: School Library Journal
Event Date: Monday, September 28, 2020

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Join publishing insiders from Albert Whitman & Company and Yen Press for this showcase of must-read middle grade titles for the fall season. From fantastic and creepy monster tales, to coming of age stories with diverse young characters findind their place in the world, these title presentations will have something to offer nearly every middle grade reader. This is a webcast you don't want to miss!

Some featured new titles:

THE WEIRN BOOKS, VOL. 1: BE WARY OF THE SILENT WOODS Graphic novelist extraordinaire Svetlana Chmakova returns with a brand-new series for middle grade readers! In the Night Realm, shifters, vampires, weirns, and other night things passing for human may prowl the streets, but school is still in session—and you still have to do your homework!

JAYLA JUMPS IN When eleven-year-old Jayla finds out that her mother used to be a Double Dutch champion, she’s stunned. Jayla decides to follow in her mom’s footsteps, thinking that maybe double Dutch can make her stand out in her big, quirky family. As she puts together a team at school and prepares to compete, Jayla finds that Double Dutch is about a lot more than jumping rope. Full of hilarious family dynamics and plenty of jump rope action, Jayla Jumps In follows one girl’s quest to get her mom healthy and find her place in her community.

 

Presenters

Lisa White, Associate Manager, Marketing & Publicity, Albert Whitman & Company

Mark de Vera, Sales & Marketing Director, Yen Press

Moderator

Joshua Beene / School Library Journal 

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