Great Middle Grade Reads
Join Us Online for these Jam-Packed New Middle Grade Titles!
Mysteries, murder, magic, and more! This virtual event has so much fun in store!
Tune in for:
The Golden Imaginarium by ELLEN POTTER. Nell is desperate to return to the hidden world of New York City called the Nigh, where she found her missing brother, River, but was forced to leave him behind. She must improve her spell work first, and doing so gets her fast-tracked to become a Watcher, magic practitioners that make sure important events unfold as they should. She must pass three tests, and can't fail: she'd be kicked out of the club, expelled from school, and would lose all memories of magic — including the Nigh and her brother. If that's not enough, the terrifying Minister is coming after both Nell and River. Can she master her lessons — and muster enough magic — in time?
Myrtle, Means, and Opportunity by ELIZABETH C. BUNCE. When her governess inherits an estate on a Scottish island, amateur detective Myrtle couldn't be more excited. Unfortunately, the ancestral castle is both run-down and haunted. There are even rumors of a cursed treasure lost on the island — an ancient silver brooch that may have cost the former lord his life. Then the estate’s boat is stolen, so there’s no escape from the island. Myrtle is forced to play a deadly game, hunting for the brooch with a thief breathing down her neck — someone who will stop at nothing to get the treasure, even if it means murder.
The Plot to Kill a Queen by DEBORAH HOPKINSON. Emilia dreams of being a playwright, but on one of her trips to the theater, an unfortunate series of events leaves her penniless, with no way of watching the show. Then a boy by the name of Will Shakespeare helps her sneak in to see the play. They realize they're both aspiring playwrights and Emilia convinces Will to join her in her efforts to win a playwriting competition at the palace of Queen Elizabeth I. But when Emilia accidentally uncovers a plot to kill the queen, she is instructed to uncover who is responsible for the plan to murder Queen Elizabeth — and to thwart it! Can Emilia and her friends stop the murderer in time?
- The Ghost Job by GREG van EEKHOUT. Zenith and her friends were thick as thieves long before an unfortunate lab accident sent them careening into the afterlife. So when they hear about a machine that could return them to the land of the living, they are determined to steal it. Fortunately, they’re great at heists. Pulling off the score of their deathtimes is no job for an amateur.
Saturday, November 25th at 4PM ET via Crowdcast!
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