• Five Great Middle Grade Books for Tweens
    book lists,  middle grades

    Raeca Recommends her Reads: volume 2

    Welcome to another installment of Raeca Recommends her Reads! My daughter is in seventh grade this year (!!!!) and has always been a big fan of fantasy books, though, this year she’s really started to get into historical fiction, though no historical fiction books are on this list. This list is a five of the novels she’s really enjoyed lately (plus a bonus book). She is a re-reader so some of these she’s read a few times over, which is always high praise! GREAT BOOKS FOR TWEENS GUTS Raina wakes up one night with a terrible upset stomach. Her mom has one, too, so it’s probably just a bug. Raina…

  • Middle Grade Books for Tweens
    book lists,  middle grades

    Raeca Recommends her Reads: volume 1

    This book list first appeared on my Hey Reader website but I’ve decided I want to include the middle grade and children’s book lists on both sites! Welcome to this first installment of middle grade books my daughter has enjoyed! A few of these are re-reads for her (which is great, she’s big on re-reading her favorite books) and some of them were new to her! If you have suggestions for her, please leave them in the comments! MIDDLE GRADE BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS Book Scavenger For twelve-year-old Emily, the best thing about moving to San Francisco is that it’s the home city of her literary idol: Garrison Griswold, book publisher and…