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.
Age 8+ By Nicholas Gannon
A dreamy charmer of a book, full of clever wordplay that practically demands it be read.
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.
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.
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.
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).