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Middle Grade Mavens

67 EpisodesProduced by Julie Grasso+Pamela UeckermanWebsite

Welcome to Middle Grade Mavens, where two Australian author mums discuss their favourite middle-grade books, provide recommendations and share insider industry tips for authors trying their hand at middle grade.Julie Anne Grasso is the author of the Frankie Dupont Mystery series, cupcake enthusiast … read more


Episode 64: The Silver Arrow / Rebel Gods / The Heartsong of Wonder Quin/ Will Kostakis / Kate Gordon

Today on Middle Grade Mavens, Pamela reviews, "The Silver Arrow," by Lev Grossman as well as "Rebel Gods," by Will Kostakis, and Julie reviews, "The Heartsong of Wonder Quin," by Kate Gordon, Illustrated by Rachel Tribout.  Plus Will and Kate stop by the Mavens hot seat for an interview.

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Author: Lev Grossman

Title: The Silver Arrow 

Format: Book

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Date:  1 September 2020

ISBN: 9781526629418

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Author: Will Kostakis

Title: Rebel Gods: Monuments book 2 

Format: Book

Publisher: Hachette Australia

Date:  25 August 2020

ISBN: 9780734419262

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Author: Kate Gordon

Illustrator: Rachel Tribout

Title: The Heartsong of Wonder Quin

Format: Book

Publisher: University of Queensland Press

Date:  1 September 2020

ISBN: 9780702262821

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