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Book Recommendations

 

Our Favorite Books


Jr High Recommendations

C.N.

J.F.--All of the Tamora Pierce books
The Seems: The Glitch in Sleep by John Hulme and Michael Wexler
The Children of the Lamp Series by PB Kerr
The Harry Potter Series by JK Rowling
Hardy Boys Series by Franklin W. Dixon

I.S.--The Tale of Desperaux by Kate DiCamillo
The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron
Eragon by Christopehr Paolini
The Harry Potter Series by JK Rowling
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
The Illiad and The Oddyssey by Homer
The Tempest by Shakespeare
MacBeth by Shakespeare
The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien
Lord of the Rings-Fellowship of the Ring by JRR Tolkien

S.B.--The Eyes of God by John Marco
The Devil's Armor by John Marco
The Sword of Angels by John Marco
The Ranger's Apprentice Series by John Flanagan
The Harry Potter Series by JK Rowling

W.N.--The Eye, the Ear and the Arm by Nancy Farmer
Sabriel by Garth Nix
Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien
Green Rider by Kristin Britain
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
The Dark is Rising Series by Susan Cooper
The Bartimeaus Trilogy by Jonathan Stroud
The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham
A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. LeGuin
Spindle's End by Robin McKinley
Crispin by Avi
Tintin by Herge

G.N.--The Dark is Rising Series by Susan Cooper
Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
Fairest by Gail Carson Levine
The Enchanted Forest Chronicles by Patricia C. Wrede
Children of the Red King, Midnight for Charlie Bone by Jenny Nimo
Peak by Roland Smith
Sabriel by Garth Nix
The Bartimaeus Trilogy by Jonathan Stroud
Spindle's End by Robin McKinley
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
Diadem Series by John Peel
Fire Bringer by David Clement-Davies
The Rumplestilskin Problem by Vivian Vande Velde

Upper El Recommendations

V.E.--Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
The Golden Compass
by Philip Pullman
Nancy Drew Series
by Carolyn Keene
A Wrinkle in Time
by Madeleine L'Engle
Um Like Om
by Evan Cooper

C.S.--Star Girl by Jerry Spinelli
The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
The Seems by John Hulme and Michael Wexler
The Guardians of Ga'Hoole Book One: The Capture by Kathryn Lasky
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
Anything by Tamora Pierce

E.G--Eragon and Eldest by Christopher Paolini
Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
Fairest by Gail Carson Levine
Harry Potter by JK Rowling
Holes by Louis Sacher
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
The Chronicles of Narnia by CS Lewis
The Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke

S.M.--The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
The Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke
Chicken Soup for the Cat and Dog Lovers Soul by Jack L. Canfield
Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
I Was a Rat by Philip Pullman
Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

H.M.--Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume
Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great by Judy Blume
Superfudge by Judy Blume
Fudge-a-Mania by Judy Blume
Double Fudge by Judy Blume
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares
The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman

S.G.--Chicken Soup for the Soul by Jack Canfield
Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli
Ghost Hotel by Larry Weinberg
The Giver by Lois Lowry
Summer of the Swans by Betsy Byars
The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman

M.H.--The Ramona Books by Beverly Cleary
The Chronicles of Narnia by CS Lewis
The Wizard of Oz by L Frank Baum
The Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder

M.G.--Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary
The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
Henry's Awful Mistake by Robert Quackenbush

J.H.--The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
The Knight at Dawn by Mary Pope Osborne
Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
The Secret of the Old Clock by Carolyn Keene

D.M.--Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown
Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane

S.N.--Warriors by Erin Hunter
Eragon by Christopher Paolini
Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke
Alanna by Tamora Pierce
Emperor Mage by Tamora Pierce
Page by Tamora Pierce
The Prophecy of the Stones by Flavia Bujor
The Diadem Series by John Peel

 

Lower Elementary Recommendations

A.F.--The Ersatz Elevator by Lemony Snicket
Captain Under Pants by Dav Pilkey
Dinosaurs Before Dark by Mary Pope Osborne
Mummies in the Morning by Mary Pope Osborne
Pirates Past Noon by Mary Pope Osborne
Night of the Ninjas by Mary Pope Osborne

N.K.--James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
Isabel, Jewel of Castilla by Carolyn Meyer
Olivia by Ian Falconer
Secrets of Droon by Tony Abbot
Joy, The Summer Vacation Fairy by Daisy Meadows

J.L.--The Secret Shortcut by Mark Teague
A Turn for Lucas by Averbuch Guterman
Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems

E.E.--A Picture Book of Dogs by Joanne Gise
Wings on Things by Marc Brown
Frog and Toad All Year by Arnold Lobe
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst

E.K.--Harry Potter by JK Rowling
Olivia by Ian Falconer
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
Martin the Warrior by Brian Jacques

M.T.--Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. The Mecha-Monkeys from Mars by Dav Pilkey
The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
The Adventures of Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey
Eagles and Cougars by Katherine Grier

 



 

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