Teach Important Values with Knight’s Tale

Learn important life lessons while reading this charming tale about a knight in training.

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Night of the Cossack – historical fiction for teens

Middle school and high school students searching for adventure or interested in Russian history will enjoy Night of the Cossack #historicalfiction #teens

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YOUCAT for Kids

The YOUCAT for Kids is a Catholic catechism designed for children ages 9 – 13 to read with parents or teachers.

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Help Your Children Develop a Spiritual Growth Mindset

Ginny Kochis of notsoformulaic.com has developed Made for Greatness: A Growth Mindset Journal for Courageous Catholic Youth to help Catholic children and teens ages nine and up to develop a virtuous life and live for God.

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The Gate by Nancy Carabio Belanger

The Gate by Nancy Carabio Belanger This YA novel is written from the perspective of the grown-up Joshua, as he looks back and remembers a life-changing time in his past. I loved this book and couldn’t wait to see how the story played out. I was so moved by the friendship of Josh and the …

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New Catholic Middle Grade Fiction – One Shall Lead

In One Shall Lead (Within Hearts and Minds) by Catholic Writer’s Guild member Maria Rosati, Christian (the oldest of four children) enters middle school with questions about politics, faith, nationalism, and family. All seem to be pelting him for answers. With the country split on the issues and on the brink of war, Christian’s younger …

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Fascinating Historic Teen Fiction

The Other Side of Freedom by Cynthia T. Toney In case you’re not familiar with Cynthia T. Toney, this very talented writer is the author of the award-winning Bird Face series of books – 8 Notes to a Nobody, 10 Steps to Girlfriend Status, 6 Dates to Disaster, and 3 Things to Forget. I have …

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A Sweet Yet Powerful Story of Confronting Loss

The Locket’s Secret by K. Kelley Heyne The Locket’s Secret is a sweet yet powerful story about dealing with tragedy. This wonderful book for middle grade students focuses on the importance of family. The story follows Carrie and her family during their move across the country to a new home. This homeschooled teen struggles to …

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New Fun Middle-School Adventure: Saving Mount Rushmore

Looking for a fun adventure for your older elementary or middle school student? This book might just be what you’re looking for. Saving Mount Rushmore is the story of a middle school boy named John, who’s upset to have to spend the summer in South Dakota with an Aunt he barely knows. So much for …

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New Allegory – In the Realm of Mist and Mercy

In the Realm of Mist and Mercy by Susan A. Howard is an engaging allegory about the Catholic life for middle-grade or older readers. Waljan is the hero of this tale, an orphan boy found in the woods by Haden as an infant after his parents had given him up in order to follow Asmodeus …

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