OwlCrate Jr Blog

Text reads April 2022 Twisted Tales book recs. Background shows the covers of six different middle grade novels, each described in detail in post.
'Twisted Tales' Book Recommendations

Fairy tale fans, check out these book recommendations for more twisted tales that will take you someplace both new and familiar.

Continue Reading
A rainbow of middle grade books with slices of dried orange follow the arc above. To the top left is a teacup and saucer, and a bouquet of dried flowers at the bottom right.
OwlCrate-A-Thon: Jr Books to Complete Your Bingo

Check out this list of OwlCrate Jr books that fit the OwlCrate-A-Thon 2022 bingo prompts!

Continue Reading
The book a Comb of Wishes is surrounded by a magazine interview showing a smiling Black woman on a purple background. A teal circle graphic reads OwlCrate Jr book club.
'A Comb of Wishes' Book Club: Day 3 [End]

Welcome back to our book club read-along of A Comb of Wishes by Lisa Stringfellow, the OwlCrate Jr book from the FINDERS KEEPERS box.  Gear up, readers, for a thrilling and heartfelt conclusion!

Continue Reading
The book A Comb of Wishes sits on a cut log piece surrounded by sea shells and a stack of books. A blue teal circle graphic reads OwlCrate Jr Book Club.
'A Comb of Wishes' Book Club: Day 2

Welcome back all to our Book Club Read-Along of A Comb of Wishes by Lisa Stringfellow!

Continue Reading
The book A Comb of Wishes is centered with an open magazine, a bookplate, a seashell, a chest, and a stack of books surrounding. A teal circle graphic reads OwlCrate Jr Book Club.
'A Comb of Wishes' Book Club: Day 1

Hello and welcome all to the OwlCrate Jr Book Club Read-Along of our February 2021 book pick, A Comb of Wishes by Lisa Stringfellow. We featured this book in our 'FINDERS KEEPERS' box and we're so excited to dive into this beautiful story about wishes, consequences, and folklore. 

Continue Reading
Which middle grade character would be your best friend? An illustration of a Brown girl in a blue tshirt lying on grass next to a smiling robot. Each has an arm raised above their heads, making a heart. A white heart hovers over their arms.
Quiz - Which middle grade character would be your best friend?

To tie-in with our March 2022 'REAL FRIENDS' box, take our quiz to discover which middle grade character would be your best friend!

Continue Reading
Text reads Finders Keepers February 2022. Image shows an illustration of the ocean bed showing four different red crabs each holding a teacup, teapot, and a saucer. In the distance is kelp and a sunken ship.
February 2022 'FINDERS KEEPERS' Magazine

OwlCrate Jr's 'FINDERS KEEPERS' box is just right for fans of folklore, sunken treasure, and great stories. Read on to check the  full magazine, including an interview with our February featured author, a fun DIY craft project, and more!

Continue Reading
Everything You Need To Know About Our March 'Real Friends' Theme!
Everything You Need To Know About Our March 'Real Friends' Theme!

OwlCrate Jr's March 2022 theme is REAL FRIENDS! Here is what you can expect to find inside...

Continue Reading
Text reads Get Excited for These Spring 2022 New Releases on a pale green background. Book covers that go across image on a diagonal are described in detail in post.
Get Excited for these Spring 2022 Middle Grade Releases

Let’s look ahead to all the incredible books coming our way this Spring 2022 season.

Continue Reading
Whatcha Reading? February 2022
Whatcha Reading? February 2022

Take a look at some of OwlCrate Jr's favorite reads from the past month!

Continue Reading
Text reads March 2022 Real Friends Book Recs. Image are various book covers, each described in detail in blog post.
'Real Friends' Book Recommendations

Friendships are the name of the game for our March 2022 theme: REAL FRIENDS. Read on for 6 great middle grade book recommendations featuring friendships in all their messy and wonderful forms, and be sure you subscribe for the REAL FRIENDS box available now! 

Continue Reading