Friday, August 05, 2016

Five top middle grade novels with older siblings off to college

Melissa Sarno writes novels for young readers and creates interactive play experiences for kids of all ages. At the BN Kids blog she tagged five middle grade novels with older siblings off to college, including:
The Penderwicks in Spring, by Jeanne Birdsall

In this fourth novel from the much-loved Penderwicks series, the sisters are a bit older than when we last left them in book three. Oldest sister Rosalind has been away at college and returns with a boyfriend no one seems to like, and, in her trademark charming and classic style, Birdsall continues to explore the dynamics and adventures of these hilariously flawed but big-hearted sisters as they evolve through all of life’s transitions and phases.
Read about another book on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue