Phyllis Wheeler, Author

Writing and reviewing middle-grade books
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Celebrate with me-- My Dream is Coming True!

I’m thrilled to announce that my debut novel comes out in 2021.  It’s a time-travel story for 10-to-14-year-olds from Elk Lake Publishing. Get the latest news (and a great freebie short story) by signing up for my newsletter below.

In the meantime, I’ve been reviewing middle-grade books that I can recommend for kids, schools and fellow home-schoolers. Take a look! 

The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise by Dan Gemeinhart, a book review

The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise by Dan Gemeinhart, a book review

A middle-grade book review: Twelve-year-old Coyote Sunrise and her dad, Rodeo, wander America in their retrofitted school bus, with no plans, no schedule. Well, there is one scheduled item–a weekly call to Coyote’s grandma. In a call to Coyote in Florida, Grandma casually tells her that the park down the street is going to be dug up for development in four days.

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His Gift by Joan C. Benson, a review

His Gift by Joan C. Benson, a review

His Gift by Joan C. Benson tells the inspirational story of a gifted teenage concert pianist. Molly has entered a competition sponsored by the Detroit Symphony in the fateful fall of 1929.

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Echo Mountain by Lauren Wolk, a review

Echo Mountain by Lauren Wolk, a review

When her father is struck by a falling tree and lies in a coma, Ellie wants nothing more than to heal him. He’d taught her some of the woodsy healing arts, and she sets out to try them first on a seemingly stillborn puppy, then on her helpless father, and on an injured neighbor everyone thinks is a witch.

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