Middle Grade Summer Book Group

Middle Grade Summer Book Group

Middle Grade Summer Book Group (rising 5th-6th graders)

4pm Wednesdays in July

Buttonwood's Middle Grade Summer Book Group (for students entering fifth through sixth grade) has returned! Led by Shelley Sommer, school librarian at Inly School, and Buttonwood's own Kimi Loughlin, the group meets at 4pm on Wednesdays in July. Registration is free but is required for each meeting. Register for the entire session, individual dates, or for the books you're most interested in reading. Call the store at (781) 383-2665 to save your spot today!

Wed. July 7th, 4 PM with Shelley Sommers- Ophie’s Ghosts by Justina Ireland

Wed. July 14, 4 PM with Kimi Loughlin- The Chance to Fly by Ali Stroker and Stacy Davidowitz

Wed. July 21, 4 PM with Shelley Sommers- The Secret Garden: A Graphic Novel by Mariah Marsden

Wed. July 28, 4 PM with Kimi Loughlin- The Shape of Thunder by Jasmine Warga

Ophie’s Ghosts Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062915894
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 18th, 2021

The New York Times bestselling author of Dread Nation makes her middle grade debut with a sweeping tale of the ghosts of our past that won’t stay buried, starring an unforgettable girl named Ophie.


The Chance to Fly Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419743931
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Amulet Books - April 13th, 2021

A heartfelt middle-grade novel about a theater-loving girl who uses a wheelchair for mobility and her quest to defy expectations—and gravity—from Tony award–winning actress Ali Stroker and Stacy Davidowitz

Thirteen-year-old Nat Beacon loves a lot of things: her dog Warbucks, her best friend Chloe, and competing on her wheelchair racing team, the Zoomers, to nam


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The Secret Garden: A Graphic Novel Cover Image
By Mariah Marsden (Adapted by), Hanna Luechtefeld (Illustrator)
$11.99
ISBN: 9781524858155
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - June 15th, 2021

Green-growing secrets and powerful magic await you at Misselthwaite Manor, now reimagined in this bewitching graphic novel adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s beloved tale. From Mariah Marsden, author of the critically acclaimed Anne of Green Gables: A Graphic Novel, comes the second installment in this series of retold children's classics


The Shape of Thunder Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062956675
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Balzer + Bray - May 11th, 2021

An extraordinary new novel from Jasmine Warga, Newbery Honor–winning author of Other Words for Home, about loss and healing—and how friendship can be magical.

Cora hasn’t spoken to her best friend, Quinn, in a year.