Multigenre

Easy Classics for Kids

Classics can be tough for kids, especially those written in the 1800s. If they aren't specifically written for kids, then forget it. It will be absolute torture trying to read the big words. This list of classics are the easiest you will find. They hover around a 5th or 6th grade reading level. That's about… Continue reading Easy Classics for Kids

Multigenre

Middle Grade Horse Stories

Horse books are a dime a dozen, but most don't stay on the market long. Readership is limited, which is makes their shelf life short, especially in libraries. Many older horse books have become classics and will always be available. Others are written by well-known authors whose books will always be available as well. The… Continue reading Middle Grade Horse Stories

Historical Fiction

Middle Grade Refugee Historical Fiction

Although refugee stories exist all across the globe, in all time periods, this group of books focuses on the tragedies in the Middle East and Africa. Almost always it is the result of a corrupt government or hatred between different ethnic or religious groups. Some of these books are newly published and some of them… Continue reading Middle Grade Refugee Historical Fiction

Historical Fiction

Middle Grade American Historical Fiction

There are so many excellent choices for American historical fictions reads. Here are a few of my favorites. American Frontier Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse Told from the perspective of a young girl who recounts the frequent struggles against the dust storms and the resulting crop failures that bring poverty to a land… Continue reading Middle Grade American Historical Fiction