Episode #178

What Are The Characteristics Of A Middle Grade Novel?

Middle grade novels are the link between early readers and kids continuing their reading journey to YA and beyond. But what makes middle grade so unique from other age groups? This week, we discuss the many traits that go into a middle grade novel.

In this episode, we cover:

  • What middle grade novels are

  • Themes in middle grade novels

  • Word counts of middle grade novels

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Rachel Poli is a multi-genre author with a soft spot for mystery.

She often experiments with short stories and flash fiction, however, she's currently working on the first book of her detective fiction series.

When she's not writing, she's usually cleaning, reading, or playing video games. She currently resides in New England with her zoo.

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