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Adventures Booklist


Age 9+  By Gary Paulson

An amazing adventure of a boy surviving the wild after a plane crash leaves him stranded.



Age 9+   By Alan Gratz

This action-packed novel tackles topics both timely and timeless: courage, survival, and the quest for home.



Age 10+  By Louis Sachar

Find out how a family curse leads to  a detention center and digging holes.


Island of the Blue Dolphins

Age 8+  By Scott O’Dell

A romantic adventure filled with drama and heartache.


My Side of the Mountain

Age 8+  By Jean George

Sam Gribley runs away to the solitude-and danger-of the mountains, where he finds a side of himself he never knew.


The Wild Robot  (Series)

Age 8+ By Peter Brown

This sweetly quirky fish-out-of-water tale will have readers contemplating questions about life, death, consciousness, and artificial intelligence.


 The Inquisitor's Tale:

Age 10+ By Adam Gidwitz

An exciting and hilarious medieval adventure.


The Wishing Spell  (The Land of Stories series)

Age 8+ By Chris Colfer

Fast-paced adventure that uniquely combines our modern day world with the enchanting realm of classic fairy tales.


Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

Age 8+ By Grace  Lin

A stunning fantasy inspired by Chinese folklore.


The Girl Who Drank the Moon

Age 10+  By Kelly Barnhill

An enchanting tale, with a kind witch and the magic of the moon.


Alex Rider (Series)

Age 10+  Anthony Horowitz

A great action adventure series .


The Magic Misfits (Series)

Age 8+  Neil Patrick Harris

This book has adventure, suspense, excitement and magic.


Spy School (Series)

Age 9+ By Stuart Gibbs

Hilarious adventures of Spy school 


The Borrowers (Series)

Age 7+ by Mary Norton

A great classic magical adventure series that everyone should read.


Doldrums (Series)

Age 8+ By Nicholas Gannon

A dreamy charmer of a book, full of clever wordplay that practically demands it be read.


Lost in the Pacific, 1942: Not a Drop to Drink

Age 8+  By Tod Olson

Hard to put down true story of survival.


Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library (Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Series)

Age 8+  By Chris Grabenstein

A sleepover at the library but the only way to get out is by solving a puzzle.


Surrounded by Sharks

Age 9+  By Michael Northrop

Davey is afloat in the ocean and the sharks are circling him. Will his family find him in time?


The Scandal (Theodore Boone Series)

Age  8+  By  John Grisham

Teachers cheating on standardized tests, and Theodore Boone is going to get to the bottom of it.


Tunnels  (Series)

Age 8+ by Roderick Gordon and Brian Williams

A story of an outcast boy, his eccentric dad, and the scary underground world they discover through secret TUNNELS.


The Jolly Regina (The Unintentional Adventures of the Bland Sisters Series)

Age 8+ by Kara LaReau

The adventure begins when the girls are kidnapped by all-female pirates.


Maze of Bones (39 Clues Series)

Age  9+  By Rick Riordan

Siblings team up to try and solve a family mystery.


The Ranger's Apprentice (Series)

Age 10+ by John Flanagan

A great fantasy adventure series with heroes and villains that will keep you reading and wanting more.


Serafina and the Black Cloak

Age 8+ by Robert Beatty

A blend of history, mystery, and magic, in this series.


Beast Quest #1: Ferno the Fire Dragon

Age 8+ Adam Blade

One boy's journey to help his village becomes a quest to save the kingdom.


The Isle of the Lost A Descendants Novel, Vol. 1

Age 9+   By Melissa De La Cruz

Disney lovers and fairy-tale fans alike will love to get their hands on this book.


I.Q (I.Q The Series)

Age 10+ By Roland Smith

Adventure, suspense, humor, fascinating characters, and plot twists galore will draw middle-graders to this series starter.


The Last Kids on Earth

Age 8+  By Max Braller

Young zombie fans will love this new series that has all the oozing (by the zombies) and heroism (by the kids).