Jenn Brisendine, a secondary English teacher, writes MG and is repped by Alyssa Eisner Henkin at Trident Media. She currently enjoys writing historicals with elements of magic, but loves reading a variety of genres in middle grade. She was a Pitchwars ’15 mentee and can be found at @jennbrisendine on Twitter and @jennbrisendinewrites on Instagram. She recently joined the ranks at From the Mixed-Up Files of Middle Grade Authors. Visit her site Of Paper and Magic for free teacher printables on great MG novels and reviews of great books on writing!
Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan
Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Holes by Louis Sachar
A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis