Fantastic Middle Grade Reads
Dive Into a Fantastical Adventure!
Friendship and family take center stage in this virtual panel showcasing new middle grade fantasies sure to entice you and your readers! Join us to go on epic journeys with sword-wielding princesses and boombox-slinging dads.
- Juniper Harvey and the Vanishing Kingdom by NINA VARELA. Juniper's been having weird dreams about a mysterious girl... then one day she wakes up with that girl in her room! The unexpected visitor reveals herself as Galatea, a princess from a magical world who's missing her crown, and she needs Juniper's help to find it. Can Juniper find the crown... and avoid falling in love with Galatea?
- Boomi's Boombox by SHANTHI SEKARAN. When Boomi's dad dies of COVID, he leaves her with one last gift: his old boombox. When Boomi presses play, she's magically transported to 1986 — and meets her dad! But he doesn't know her and he's twelve, just like Boomi. Why has Boomi been transported back to Thumpton? Is she supposed to save her dad? Or change her life?
Saturday, June 24th at 3:00PM EST via Crowdcast!
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