Create Your Own Middle Grade Book Title for Girls!
I often talk cover trends on this here blog, but rarely do title trends come up. Well, it appears we’re in the midst of one for middle grade books aimed at girls. The equation goes like this:
The (insert word ending in -ion) of (insert slightly off kilter first and last name for girls)
Have you noticed this? The way I see it, the only way to properly address this trend is to create your own MG title for girls using the handy Middle Grade Title Generator. Click here to give it a shot.
Click the button and get a new title. Before you know it you’ll be cranking out gems like these:
The Gentrification of Geraldine Frankenbloom
The Indigestion of Moxy Fitzwomper
The Overestimation of Nona VanPoperson
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About Travis Jonker
Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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