Another Shade of Blue Book Club

Are you a book lover? Would you rather read than anything else? We'd love for you to join us at Another Shade of Blue, our book club for middle grade boys and girls in 4th through 6th grade! We meet one Saturday per month, usually at 10 a.m., adjusting for holidays and author events.

Our next books:

January 11 - Pages & Co.: The Bookwanderers by Anna James

February 15 - Some Places More Than Others by Renée Watson

March 7 - Here in the Real World by Sara Pennypacker

April 18 - A Home for Goddesses and Dogs by Leslie Connor

May 2 - Shadow School #1: Archimancy by J. A. White


Teachers and librarians! If you'd like to share information about Another Shade of Blue with your students, we've created a little handout for you, which you can click and download here. Thanks for sharing our book club with your bookworms!

Pages & Co.: The Bookwanderers Cover Image
By Anna James, Paola Escobar (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781984837127
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Philomel Books - September 24th, 2019

A National Bestseller!

"An affectionate ode to books and book lovers." --Publishers Weekly

Some Places More Than Others Cover Image
ISBN: 9781681191089
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - September 3rd, 2019

From Newbery Honor- and Coretta Scott King Author Award-winning, New York Times bestselling author Renée Watson comes a heartwarming and inspiring middle-grade novel about finding deep roots and exploring the past, the present, and the places that make us who we are.

Here in the Real World Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062698957
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - February 4th, 2020

From the author of the highly acclaimed, New York Times bestselling novel Pax comes a gorgeous and moving middle grade novel that is an ode to introverts, dreamers, and misfits everywhere.

A Home for Goddesses and Dogs Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062796783
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - February 25th, 2020

A unique masterpiece about loss, love, and the world’s best bad dog, from award winner Leslie Connor, author of the National Book Award finalist The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle.

Shadow School #1: Archimancy Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062838285
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - August 27th, 2019

From the acclaimed author of Nightbooks and The Thickety comes a spooky series, perfect for fans of Neil Gaiman, Adam Gidwitz, and Stranger Things!

Cordelia Liu knew Shadow School was going to be different. Still, she didn’t expect the school grounds to be filled with ghosts.