The first book in the non-fiction middle-grade series, TWO TRUTHS AND A LIE: IT’S ALIVE by Ammi-Joan Paquette and Laurie Ann Thompson has been selected as a Junior Library Guild pick of 2017. A Fall 2017 Selection, this nonfiction book presents some of the most crazy-but true facts about the living world, as well as a handful of stories that aren’t true—and asks kids to discover which are which!
And Kwame Alexander‘s THE CROSSOVER has won the 2017 Rebecca Caudill Young Readers’ Book Award. Student voters in grades 4th through 8th selected this novel in verse as their winner, and we appreciate all the other amazing books that were also on the master list.
House Arrest author K.A. Holt middle-grade novel Dear Me has been bought by Scholastic for release in summer 2018. The book tells the story of a girl who, three years after her sister’s death, stumbles upon a list of things she had wanted to do—and decides to complete that list.