Episode 36: Holiday Gift Guide for Middle Graders

The Mamas Top Faves from 2021:

Planet Earth is Blue by Nicole Panteleakos (Episode 15

City Spies Series by James Ponti (Episode 20)

The Whispers by Greg Howard (Episode 26)

Fave Fantasy Reads:

The Hatmakers by Tamzin Merchant (Episode 29)

The Elephant’s Girl by Celesta Rimington

Fave Sports-themed Books

Ten Thousand Tries by Amy Makechnie. (Episode 32)

Chunky by Yehudi Mercado 

Fave Mythology Stories:

Amari and the Night Brothers by BB Alston (Episode 18)

Charlie Hernandez and the League of Shadows by Ryan Calejo. (Episode 17

Fave Nonfiction Books: 

Poisoned Water by Candy J Cooper and Marc Aronson (Episode 21)   

I Am Not a Label: 34 Disabled Artists, Thinkers, Athletes and Activists from Past and Present by Cerrie Burnell

A History of Dessert by Victoria Grace Elliot

Fave Fiction Books for Foodies:

All you Knead is Love by Tanya Guerrero (Episode 27)

Midsummer’s Mayhem by Rajani LaRocca (Episode 27)

Fave Older Series: (grab the box set)

The Spiderwick Chronicles by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black

The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stuart (Episode 30)

The Greystone Secrets series by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Moon Base Alpha Series by Stuart Gibbs (Episode 31)

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