Recommended by Monica B.

Adventurer’s Guide to Sucessful Escapes (Book 1 of series) by Wade Albert White
An epic adventure unlike any other. This book has great characters, magic, and is super funny!

 

 

 

Upside Down Magic (Series) by Sarah Mlynowski
Super cute and magical!

 

 

 

Staff Picks: Recommended by Diane, Children’s Coordinator

 

Harry Potter series by JK Rowling
Why she likes it: Magic of course! You will love the characters, friendships, amazing magic and teamwork all built into these books. Read the books then watch the movies!

 

 

 

Riding Freedom by Brian Selznick
Why she likes it:  This is a short, easy to read chapter book based on a real life person.  A woman who disguised herself as a man to drive stage coaches!

 

 

 

Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
Why she likes it:  A little boy growing up in the Ozark mountains wants nothing more than to own Coonhounds to hunt with.  This story has many triumphs and sorrows in the relationship between Billy and his dogs.

 

 

 

Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse
Why she likes it:  It gives a look into the life of a
little girl growing up in the Dust Bowl of America.

 

 

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series by Jeff Kinney
Why she likes it:  A humorous look at
Middle school and the main character’s family.