Friday 18 December 2020

My 2020 Top Pick of Middle Grade Contemporary and Historical Books

 My 2020 Top Pick of Middle Grade Contemporary and Historical Books (In no particular order!)

The Time Traveller and the Tiger #taniaunsworth @headofzeus and @_zephyrbooks

This middle grade adventure story will really get it's claws into you. Prowl between 1946 India and 2020 England, discover a time travelling flower and the fate of a beautiful tiger 🐅

After the War, From Auschwitz to Ambleside by @tompalmerauthor #barringtonstoke
The moving story of three young refugee boys Yossi, Leo and Mordecai who survive the concentration camps and relocated to Cumbria. 

The Cat and the Captain #trimthecat and #matthewflinders #ruthtaylor illustrations #davidparkins
As Matthew explorers Australia with his mischievous cat Trim they must face shipwrecks, storms, sickness and spies. Will they survive?

Hello Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly Piccadilly Press
A funny beautifully told drama about unexpected friendships

Where The Wilderness Lives #jessbutterworth @hachettekids
 An epic race for survival that follows four children and their dog through treacherous waterways, dense forests and the deep, dark wilderness of Wales.

Chasing A Rugby Dream Book 1 #kickoff #jameshook #davidbrayley @polarispublishing

A young boy follows his dream of becoming a rugby player

A Mummy Ate My Homework A time travel adventure by #thiagodemoraes @scholastic_uk .
A peril-packed, crocodile-crammed, fun-filled adventure through ancient Egypt! 

The Good Bear by #sarahlean and illustrated by @fionawoodcock @simonkidsuk #mglit 
This beautiful snowy tale will wrap you in a bear hug until the end. perfect for animal lovers and to put in a Christmas stocking. Enchanting

King and the Dragonflies  #kacencallender @scholastic_uk #mglit 
In a small but turbulent Louisiana town, King lost his older brother. To move on he must find himself.

A whizz kid is thrown into a exciting world of science, inventions and saboteurs. A brilliant and imaginative start to a middle grade series for #sciencelovers.

The super Miraculous Journey of Freddie Yates by Jenny Pearson 
illustrations #robbiddulph @usborne_books three boys on the journey of a lifetime discovering that sometimes what you've been looking for has been with you from the beginning.

The Mask of Aribella #annahoughton @chickenhousebooks cover design #paolaescibar
A captivating venetian historical fantasy for 9 +

The Pear Affair #juditheagle illustrations #kimgeyer @faberchildrens
 A thrilling and epic mystery adventure set through and under the streets of 1960s Paris.

 Clean Getaway  @nicstone @_knightsof
 an adventure full of heart and history this is a moving and evocative story about family racism and the humanity of our heroes.

Winterbourne Home For Vengeance and Valor @theallycarter @hachettekids
 5 extraordinary orphans one incredible mystery.

Highland Falcon Thief @mglnrd #samledgman @macmillankidsuk 
A brilliant new mystery series takes you on a breathless train journey full of deceptions puzzles and clues to solve.

Mic Drop  A High Rise Mystery by @sharnajackson @_knightsof 
The sequel to High-Rise Mystery, another whodunnit in the phenomenal mystery series by Sharna Jackson.

Umbrella Mouse To The Rescuse  @annafargher @macmillankidsuk 
Exciting sequel to The ww2 middle grade novel #theumbrellamouse

The House Of One Hundred Clocks  @amhowellwrites  @usborne_books 
 Middle-grade historical fiction combining mystery and history with an Edwardian backdrop of invention and change. 

The true story of Michael Rosen family in world war II

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