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The Secret Horses of Briar Hill
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June 1, 2018
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BOOK OF THE MONTH!
Why we're reading this
Book of the Month for June - Theme: horses
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* NEW MEMBERS: Hi everyone, I've joined the GMGR group. I'm ......
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This topic has been closed to new comments. NEW MEMBERS: hints for using Goodreads Groups
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+ GROUP BUSINESS
* Protecting the Commons
By M.G. · 12 posts · 155 views
last updated Oct 08, 2015 11:04AM
Increasing the Middle Grade Energy Level
By W. · 1 post · 31 views
last updated Mar 17, 2018 12:04PM
NEW MODERATOR NEEDED
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last updated Mar 10, 2018 07:48AM
Share Your Ideas
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last updated Jan 01, 2018 01:48PM
Gentle Reminder to Authors
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last updated Apr 07, 2016 11:51AM
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+ GMGR CHALLENGES
The GMGR 2018 A to Z Challenge
By Rebecca · 60 posts · 80 views
last updated May 28, 2018 01:01AM
GMGR 2018 SERIES CHALLENGE
By Jemima · 25 posts · 80 views
last updated May 01, 2018 09:27PM
The GMGR 2017 A to Z Challenge!
By Rebecca · 90 posts · 151 views
last updated Dec 31, 2017 10:53AM
The GMGR A-Z Book Challenge of 2016
By S.W. · 39 posts · 99 views
last updated Jan 23, 2017 06:00AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. BOTM Nominations for FEBRUARY: titles beginning with Q
By Jemima · 26 posts · 104 views
last updated Jan 19, 2017 03:18AM
* BOTM for June is the Secret Horses of Briar Hill
By Jemima · 6 posts · 23 views
last updated Jun 10, 2018 01:34PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * What shall we read for JUNE?
By Jemima · 21 posts · 51 views
last updated May 25, 2018 09:58PM
* What shall we read for JULY/AUGUST
By Jemima · 26 posts · 40 views
last updated 8 hours, 42 min ago
* BOTM for MAY is DREAMWOOD by Heather Mackey
By Jemima · 11 posts · 35 views
last updated Jun 12, 2018 09:53AM
* Interview with Rebecca M Douglass, author of our April BOTM
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last updated Apr 28, 2018 02:30PM
* BOTM for April is THE NINJA LIBRARIAN
By Jemima · 5 posts · 26 views
last updated Apr 13, 2018 03:41AM
* BOTM for March is Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
By Jemima · 18 posts · 40 views
last updated May 13, 2018 11:20AM
* BOTM for February is Xander and the Lost Island of Monsters
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last updated Mar 01, 2018 01:24PM
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+ GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
* GMGR IS NOW ON FACEBOOK - YAAAAAYYYYY
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last updated Mar 21, 2018 02:50PM
* What defines Middle Grade?
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last updated Dec 17, 2017 12:26PM
* Great Middle Grade Reads
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last updated Dec 27, 2017 02:05PM
* How many books do you read a month?
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last updated May 09, 2018 05:17PM
Do you buy the same book in different formats?
By D.A. · 25 posts · 32 views
last updated Jun 06, 2018 07:49AM
MG psychological thrillers?
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last updated May 26, 2018 10:19AM
Adding a book to a list
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last updated Mar 14, 2018 02:01PM
Free Kids Creationism Activities
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last updated Feb 15, 2018 10:14AM
* THE SCREAMING STAIRCASE (Lockwood & Co)
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last updated Mar 14, 2018 09:00AM
* Specifiic book discussions - Check here first
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last updated Jun 25, 2016 06:59AM
Son of Angels Series
By Craig · 1 post · 8 views
last updated May 30, 2018 09:01AM
Narnia by C. S. Lewis
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last updated May 14, 2018 08:09PM
Has anyone read Pax?
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last updated Mar 16, 2018 06:56AM
Geronimo Stilton books - where are they popular?
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last updated Mar 16, 2018 01:09AM
Cold Case Christianity For Kids
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last updated Mar 07, 2018 09:45AM
Spirit’s Key
By Dale · 1 post · 13 views
last updated Mar 03, 2018 01:52PM
* The best books I read in April & May were...
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last updated May 29, 2018 11:28AM
* The Best Book I read in March was...
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last updated Apr 01, 2018 11:30AM
* Best book I read in February was...
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last updated Mar 12, 2018 07:35AM
* The Best (MG) book I read in JANUARY was...
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last updated Feb 11, 2018 05:11AM
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+ THE LIBRARY
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Check Out Our Members' Favorites!
By M.G. · 1 post · 148 views
last updated May 27, 2013 09:56AM
* MG Future Classics
By Jemima · 2 posts · 40 views
last updated May 20, 2016 09:04AM
Fantasy/Sci-Fi
By M.G. · 41 posts · 225 views
last updated May 09, 2018 05:25PM
Classics from our youth
By deleted member · 12 posts · 62 views
last updated Apr 20, 2018 08:55AM
Books published by independent presses
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last updated Feb 23, 2018 09:54AM
Books about friendship
By Shay · 13 posts · 78 views
last updated Dec 09, 2017 06:08AM
Middle Grade in the public domain
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last updated Apr 11, 2016 05:20PM
International Relations--Childhood favorites
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last updated Sep 22, 2015 05:17PM
Kids writing group
By Melissa · 11 posts · 65 views
last updated May 14, 2018 01:07PM
Is the book suitable for me/my child?
By Jemima · 4 posts · 17 views
last updated Sep 28, 2016 04:34PM
Dyslexic Readers
By Liza · 24 posts · 85 views
last updated Mar 20, 2016 10:28AM
Pinterest Afro-Cariibean Kids Books
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last updated Mar 06, 2016 07:19AM
Calling all holiday story authors!
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last updated Dec 06, 2015 10:10PM
Join the Fun Read-Along on an Awesome Book Blog
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last updated Feb 27, 2015 06:43PM
Teacher's Guides
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last updated Jun 18, 2014 12:25PM
Bloggers to Swap With
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last updated May 02, 2014 08:00AM
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+ CURRENT EVENTS
* National and World-wide Literary Events
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last updated Mar 06, 2016 09:29PM
MG book news from New Zealand
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last updated Aug 09, 2016 03:48PM
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+ AUTHORS' CORNER
* Reaching our audience
By Rebecca · 41 posts · 132 views
last updated Apr 25, 2018 12:32PM
* Expos and Festivals: What Works, What Doesn't
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last updated Apr 25, 2016 09:30PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Middle Grade Authors & Readers - A note for you.
By S.W. · 1 post · 504 views
last updated Jun 15, 2012 09:21PM
Book of Devotions and Short Stories
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last updated Jun 13, 2018 11:36AM
Do giveaways work?
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last updated Jun 08, 2018 09:53PM
New Book - A Mixed Bag of God's Grace
By Sharon · 1 post · 8 views
last updated May 24, 2018 02:33PM
Can a story ever work equally well as MG or YA?
By Cheryl · 21 posts · 25 views
last updated May 23, 2018 04:40PM
Check out my diverse books
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last updated May 10, 2018 05:03AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * List your giveaways and special offers here...
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last updated Feb 20, 2016 05:20AM
FREE Kindle e-book - until Friday, June 15th
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last updated Jun 16, 2018 11:08AM
Giveaway: Signed paperback plus color pencils and other art supplies
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last updated Jun 05, 2018 02:07PM
Middle Grade Fantasy Fiction - Free until 4th June
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last updated May 31, 2018 11:38PM
Paperback giveaway for US and UK
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last updated May 23, 2018 06:58PM
Run, Intense Book 2 Discounted to $.99
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last updated May 11, 2018 10:00AM
Free Books- The Crowns of Croswald
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last updated Apr 11, 2018 05:39PM
Teachers/ Schools -Free Middle Grade Novel
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last updated Feb 27, 2018 09:17AM
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+ READ 4 REVIEW
This topic has been closed to new comments. * New Format for Reviews
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MG Mysteries & Adventures
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last updated Jun 16, 2018 12:14PM
Escape, Intense Book 1 FREE Mystery/Suspense
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last updated May 29, 2018 06:33PM
Looking for reviews : Rock and a Hard Place
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last updated May 15, 2018 07:07PM
Looking for reviewers
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last updated May 14, 2018 11:22AM
Review Copies Available
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last updated May 13, 2018 11:26AM
Looking for additional reviews
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Adventure on Whalebone Island
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last updated May 12, 2018 02:35PM
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+ ARCHIVES
* The Best Book I read in NOVEMBER/DECEMBER was...
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* The Best Book I Read in OCTOBER was...
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This topic has been closed to new comments. * The Best Book I Read in JULY was...
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This topic has been closed to new comments. * The Best Book I Read in JUNE was...
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This topic has been closed to new comments. * The best book I read in APRIL...and MAY!
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last updated Jun 23, 2017 11:32AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * The Best Book I read in MARCH was...
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last updated Apr 19, 2017 01:34PM
* The best book I read in MAY was...
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* May BOTM Poll: Vote Now!
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* Book of the Season 2 - COUNTING BY 7s
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last updated Aug 16, 2017 02:45AM
* Book of the Season 1 - MRS FRISBY AND THE RATS OF NIMH
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last updated Sep 02, 2017 10:42AM
* Book of the Season 3 - FEVER 1793
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last updated Jul 14, 2017 01:48PM
* Book of the Season 4 - THE TEACHER'S FUNERAL
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last updated Aug 28, 2017 12:10PM
* Book of the Season 5 - DIARY OF A WIMPY KID
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last updated Aug 06, 2017 07:45PM
* Book of the Season 6 - THE WEDNESDAY WARS
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* Book of the Season 7 - UMBRELLA SUMMER
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last updated Aug 24, 2017 10:15PM
* Book of the Month for JUNE - GREENGLASS HOUSE
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last updated Aug 12, 2017 03:48AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * MG Book Reviews by Kids - Check here to see how it works
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This topic has been closed to new comments. Reviews by Kids - Choose a free book and read its reviews here. 62 titles available.
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Review by Kids - Should it stay or should it go?
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Books Kids Crave
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Read and review Free!
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Reviews by Kids - Book Request
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This topic has been closed to new comments. Reviews by Kids - The Review Links
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Reviews by Kids - Questions, Feedback, General Discussion
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This topic has been closed to new comments. * Reviews by (NOT)Kids - Check here to see how it works
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Reviews by (NOT)Kids - Request a book to review
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Reviews by (NOT)Kids - Choose a free book and/or read its reviews here
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Reviews by (NOT)Kids - Should it stay or should it go?
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New book review and author interview
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GMGR Square Off #2 Round 1 Matchup 3
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GMGR Square Off #2 Round 1 Matchup 1
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