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Middle Grade Mavens

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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 5: The Mavens review: The Mulberry Tree / Louisiana’s way / Allison Rushby Interview

Today on middle grade Mavens Julie reviews, "The Mulberry Tree," by Allison Rushby, and Pamela reviews, "Louisiana's Way," by Kate Di Camillo. Plus, Julie convinces Allison to join us for some authorly banter.

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Want to request this book at your local library? Here’s the information you’ll need. 

Title: The Mulberry Tree

Author: Allison Rushby

Format: Paperback 

Publisher: Walker Books

Date: 1/07/2018

ISBN: 9781760650292

Want to request this book at your local library? Here’s the information you’ll need. 

Title: Louisianna’s way home

Author: Kate Di Camillo

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Walker Books

Date: 02/10/2018

ISBN: 9781406385588

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