Category Archives: Juvenile Fiction–Middle Readers (ages 7-12)

1 Sure Thing a Writer Can Know

*by Jean Foster Akin* I had always written for adults and never had any desire to write for middle readers. It never even occurred to me to write for middle readers until I took a course in college wherein I … Continue reading

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Charlotte’s Web, by E.B. White…a book review with enrichment activities

CHARLOTTE’S WEB, by E.B. White Illustrations by Garth Williams Harper Collins, 1952 (ages 8-12) A good read-aloud book? Absolutely. SUMMARY: Young Fern is able to convince her father to allow her to keep the runt piglet just born on their … Continue reading

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The Velveteen Rabbit…a book review

The Velveteen Rabbit, by Margery Williams (Illustrations by William Nicholson), Doubleday, 1958 Age Group: Middle Readers, 7-12; Grade Level: 2nd to 5th; Good Read-Aloud Book for Younger Children? YES! SUMMARY: The Velveteen Rabbit is the touching story of a stuffed toy … Continue reading

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