Children/Middle Grade Book Suggestions

For September 2018, we will be reading Children/Middle Grade books.
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Children/Middle Grade Book Suggestions

Post by hsimone » 12 Sep 2018, 09:14

Do you have any suggestions for books to read this month that would fall under children/middle grade?

There are definitely many options out there, from classics to newly-released reads. Here are some that came to my mind:
  • Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
  • A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
  • Matilda by Roald Dahl
  • Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein
  • The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
  • Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein
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Goodreads is also a good resource in choosing what to read. These links might be helpful:
- https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/86. ... en_s_Books
- https://www.goodreads.com/list/tag/children
- https://www.goodreads.com/genres/middle-grade
- https://www.goodreads.com/list/tag/middle-grade

Also, don't forget to check out this forum on OBC: Children's Books
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Post by Gravy » 13 Sep 2018, 22:12

If it were October, I would suggest Small Spaces by Katherine Arden! (It would also be what I would be reading!)

Sadly, it does not come out until the last week of this month.
(Yes, I know this is odd, but I am absolutely positive that I will love it just as much as her Winternight Trilogy.)



As it is not October, I would suggest...
The Fablehaven series (or the new continued Fablehaven series)
Harry Potter (at least the early ones)
Or just a reread of Alice.Image
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Post by gali » 13 Sep 2018, 22:28

I have read "Charlotte's Web" by E.B. White and "Matilda" by Roald Dahl and loved them both.
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Post by gali » 13 Sep 2018, 22:29

Gravy wrote:
13 Sep 2018, 22:12
If it were October, I would suggest Small Spaces by Katherine Arden! (It would also be what I would be reading!)

Sadly, it does not come out until the last week of this month.
(Yes, I know this is odd, but I am absolutely positive that I will love it just as much as her Winternight Trilogy.)



As it is not October, I would suggest...
The Fablehaven series (or the new continued Fablehaven series)
Harry Potter (at least the early ones)
Or just a reread of Alice.Image
I also loved the Fablehaven series and Harry Potter!
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Post by hsimone » 18 Sep 2018, 05:36

Gravy wrote:
13 Sep 2018, 22:12
If it were October, I would suggest Small Spaces by Katherine Arden! (It would also be what I would be reading!)

Sadly, it does not come out until the last week of this month.
(Yes, I know this is odd, but I am absolutely positive that I will love it just as much as her Winternight Trilogy.)



As it is not October, I would suggest...
The Fablehaven series (or the new continued Fablehaven series)
Harry Potter (at least the early ones)
Or just a reread of Alice.Image
If we do spooky/Halloween-type books next month, you could read Small Spaces by Katherine Arden. :)

Ah, I've been wanting to read the Fablehaven series. Good suggestion! Harry Potter is pretty awesome :D
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Post by hsimone » 18 Sep 2018, 05:37

gali wrote:
13 Sep 2018, 22:29
Gravy wrote:
13 Sep 2018, 22:12
If it were October, I would suggest Small Spaces by Katherine Arden! (It would also be what I would be reading!)

Sadly, it does not come out until the last week of this month.
(Yes, I know this is odd, but I am absolutely positive that I will love it just as much as her Winternight Trilogy.)



As it is not October, I would suggest...
The Fablehaven series (or the new continued Fablehaven series)
Harry Potter (at least the early ones)
Or just a reread of Alice.Image
I also loved the Fablehaven series and Harry Potter!
I love Harry Potter. I have yet to read the Fablehaven series, but it's on my list!
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Post by hsimone » 20 Sep 2018, 07:26

I actually started reading The Bigfoot Paradox by Rebecca Coyte, which was a recent Book of the Day. gali, I think you've read this one. It's off to a nice start! :)
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Post by gali » 20 Sep 2018, 07:28

hsimone wrote:
20 Sep 2018, 07:26
I actually started reading The Bigfoot Paradox by Rebecca Coyte, which was a recent Book of the Day. gali, I think you've read this one. It's off to a nice start! :)
Yes, I have read it and loved it! Enjoy! :)
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Post by hsimone » 24 Sep 2018, 17:48

gali wrote:
20 Sep 2018, 07:28
hsimone wrote:
20 Sep 2018, 07:26
I actually started reading The Bigfoot Paradox by Rebecca Coyte, which was a recent Book of the Day. gali, I think you've read this one. It's off to a nice start! :)
Yes, I have read it and loved it! Enjoy! :)
Cool! So far, I'm liking it! :D
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Post by gali » 24 Sep 2018, 23:20

hsimone wrote:
24 Sep 2018, 17:48
gali wrote:
20 Sep 2018, 07:28
hsimone wrote:
20 Sep 2018, 07:26
I actually started reading The Bigfoot Paradox by Rebecca Coyte, which was a recent Book of the Day. gali, I think you've read this one. It's off to a nice start! :)
Yes, I have read it and loved it! Enjoy! :)
Cool! So far, I'm liking it! :D
I am glad to hear it. :D
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Post by hsimone » 25 Sep 2018, 15:47

gali wrote:
24 Sep 2018, 23:20
hsimone wrote:
24 Sep 2018, 17:48
gali wrote:
20 Sep 2018, 07:28


Yes, I have read it and loved it! Enjoy! :)
Cool! So far, I'm liking it! :D
I am glad to hear it. :D
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Post by Kareka88 » 26 Sep 2018, 16:56

hsimone wrote:
20 Sep 2018, 07:26
I actually started reading The Bigfoot Paradox by Rebecca Coyte, which was a recent Book of the Day. gali, I think you've read this one. It's off to a nice start! :)
I love the premise of this book. I think it would be a great one to start with.
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Post by hsimone » 27 Sep 2018, 13:06

Kareka88 wrote:
26 Sep 2018, 16:56
hsimone wrote:
20 Sep 2018, 07:26
I actually started reading The Bigfoot Paradox by Rebecca Coyte, which was a recent Book of the Day. gali, I think you've read this one. It's off to a nice start! :)
I love the premise of this book. I think it would be a great one to start with.
It's definitely a fun and unique premise. I'm about halfway and it's still a nice one to read. :)
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