Saturday, August 20th at 3:00PM EST

Pore Over an Outstanding Middle Grade Story!

A surprise treasure hunt from a mother who has passed away. An ultra-cool junior high podcaster whose projects go a bit haywire. The unique indignities of life-or-death kickball. (Okay, maybe not life-or-death, but it certainly feels that way!) 

Each compelling plot at the heart of these great middle grade books is sure to keep your young reader busy. We at Books of Wonder are so excited to celebrate these stories as part of our — drumroll, please — TRIPLE LAUNCH EVENT!

Join us as we chat with three dynamic middle grade authors who are thrilled to share their work and answer reader questions!


  • Surely Surely Marisol Rainey by Newbery Medal winner ERIN ENTRADA KELLYMarisol Rainey's two least-favorite things are radishes and gym class. She avoids radishes with very little trouble, but gym is another story. How will Marisol and her best friend Jada decide to get help from the most unlikely — and most annoying — athlete in the world? 

  • The Tyrell Show: Season One by MILES GROSE! Eleven-year-old Tyrell is the host of his very own podcast! Yet things don't go as Tyrell expects as he learns that being a sixth grader does not automatically make you the coolest and wisest kid in school...

  • If You Read This by KEREEN GETTEN! When Brie was younger, her mama would surprise her with treasure hunts around their town. After she died three years ago, these became Brie’s favorite memories. Now on her birthday, her mama has another surprise: a series of letters leading Brie on one last treasure hunt... !

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