Animals teach us about nature, they teach us patience, and they teach children that heroism comes in many sizes and packages. For all the animal lovers out there, here are stories of small animals doing big things.
Most middle school curricula includes a small amount of speculative fiction. Here are a few recommendations on what fantasy and science fiction short stories for middle school students are best.
In 1984, Vanessa Williams was the first black woman crowned Miss America. She had an unforgettable impact. We interview Tami Charles, author about a book where Vanessa inspires a young girl to pursue her dreams.
Need suggestions for the first book in a new-to-you-YA or middle grade series for the Read Harder challenge? We've got you covered!
From realistic fiction to fantasy to non-fiction to graphic novels, we've got 100 must-read middle grade books for your middle grade reader this summer!