Mr. Lemoncello’s Library– This is a great mystery and good for kids and adults who like libraries, games, and scavenger hunts.
The Mysterious Benedict Society-This is a wonderful mystery involving an orphan who is also a genius!
The City of Ember-A story about a city where it’s always dark. There’s no sun, no moon, no light at all unless the electricity is on. The electricity is beginning to fail.
Tuck Everlasting-Ten year old Winnie wants to run away. She runs into a boy who tells her about a spring that grants everlasting life. He forbids her to drink the water.
A Wrinkle in Time-a story about a young girl whose father, a government scientist, has gone missing after working on a mysterious project called a tesseract.
Charlotte’s Web-tells the story of a pig named Wilbur and his friendship with a spider named Charlotte. When Wilbur is in danger of being slaughtered by the farmer, Charlotte writes messages praising Wilbur (such as “Some Pig”) in her web in order to persuade the farmer to let him live.
Because of Winn-Dixie– 10-year-old India Opal Buloni has just moved to the fictional small town of Naomi, Florida with her father, a preacher.While in the Winn-Dixie supermarket, she encounters a scruffy dog that is wreaking havoc. Opal claims that it is her dog and names it “Winn-Dixie”. Winn-Dixie becomes friends with everyone he encounters, and so she makes some new friends in the process.
The Giver– It is set in a society which at first appears to be a utopian society, but is later revealed to be a dystopian one as the story progresses. The novel follows an 11 year old boy named Jonas. The society has eliminated pain and strife by converting to “Sameness”.
Fantastic Mr. Fox– The story is about Mr Fox and how he outwits his farmer neighbors to steal their food from right under their noses.