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Tween Tuesday

Tween Tuesday is a weekly feature where I blog about great tween reads. If you'd like to host your own Tween Tuesday, add the link in the Mister Linkey and share your tween reads!

The Sisters Grimm Series by Michael Buckley

-The Sisters Grimm are two sisters who find themselves living with the grandmother they thought dead when their parents disappear. Granny's town sure is interesting-she lives in Ferryport and it's home o "Everafters"-characters right out of fairy tales and magical stories.

This is a great pick for readers who love mystery, adventure, humor and fairy tales. There's seven books books out now with nine books total to be released in the series. I met Michael Buckley at ALA and he was incredibly charming and funny. I highly recommend this series. If you have readers who have enjoyed The Sisters Grimm, give them Sarah Beth Durst's Into the Wild next.


The Sisters 8 by Lauren Baratz-Logsted, Greg Logsted, and Jackie Logsted


The Sisters 8 is a family outing-mom, dad and daughter are all contributing to the writing. The series is about a set of octuplets whose parents disappear, (where are all the parents in these books? I didn't mean to pick two disappering parent series!) The girls try to figure out what happened to their parents and find a mysterious note that says each girl has a talent and a gift which they must discover to get their parents back. Each book tells about a different sister's adventure with eight books in the series.
This series would make a great read aloud and there's plenty of humor mixed in for adults.
There's a bit of mystery and the books are a lot of fun. They might look like they're for the younger tween crowd, but I've gotten rave reviews from older tweens who have enjoyed them as well.



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  1. I LOVE the Sisters Grimm books. They are fun, fast-paced, creative, and suspenseful. I can't wait for the next one to come out!

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  2. I've never even heard of the Sisters Grimm, but that book looks cool.

    They both do; I think I am really a tween at heart.

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Hello! My name is Sarah and I am a Youth Services Manager who works with kids, tweens and teens. I love being asked about great books to read! I started my blog in 2008 as a way to keep track of what I've been reading and to use a reference tool for reader's advisory and it's grown into much more than I could have ever anticipated. In addition to book reviews, I also enjoy posting audiobook reviews, booklists and my adventures in being a librarian. 2017 Library Journal Mover and Shaker Committees: 2021 Newbery Committee 2018 Odyssey Committee 2016 Caldecott Award 2013 Michael L. Printz Committee- Fabulous Films Committee I have also served on the Cybils, Missouri State Library Association Readers Selection Lists, and as an Audies judge. Presentations :  I have offered various presentations at local, state and national libraries and conferences. Topics have included:  What's New in Children's & Teen Literature Engaging Teens in Reader's Advisory Gee