Category Archives: Adventure

Mrs. Smith’s Spy School for Girls

Mrs. Smith’s Spy School for Girls by Beth McMullen Grades 4 & up Abby is shocked when she learns that her mother is sending her away to boarding school for seventh grade. Sure, she’s gotten in trouble sometimes (okay, a … Continue reading

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The Eighth Day Series

The Eighth Day by Dianne K. Salerni Grades 5-8 When Jax’s father is killed, he is surprised to learn that his father made some 18-year-old boy his guardian. Jax wants to go live with his cousins, but instead is forced … Continue reading

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Mayday

Mayday by Karen Harrington Grades 4 & up Wayne Kovok loves facts. He spouts random facts to ease the tension and change the subject in awkward situations. But after he and his mother survive a horrific plane crash, Wayne loses … Continue reading

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Bounders: Earth Force Rising

Bounders by Monica Tesler Grades 4 & up Jasper has grown up knowing that he is a Bounder, but his mother has always cautioned him against telling others. Bounders are children who have been selectively bred from a recessive gene … Continue reading

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Hunter & Elite

Hunter by Mercedes Lackey Grades 7 & up You can take the girl out of the mountains, but not the mountains out of the girl! Hunter Joyeaux has been summoned to Apex, the capital city, away from the rugged mountains … Continue reading

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The Night Parade

The Night Parade by Kathryn Tanquary Grades 4 & up Saki lives in Tokyo and hates that she has to go to her grandmother’s house in a rural village for the Obon ceremony. There is barely any cell phone reception … Continue reading

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The Blackthorn Key and Mark of the Plague

The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands Grades 4 & up Christopher Rowe was fortunate not only to be chosen as an apothecary’s apprentice from the orphanage, but also to end up with a kind and clever master like Benedict Blackthorn. … Continue reading

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The Sign of the Cat

The Sign of the Cat by Lynne Jonell Grades 4 & up Duncan’s mother wants him to remain unremarkable and not draw attention, but she won’t tell him why. He has to keep his head covered, not be the best … Continue reading

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Moving Target

Moving Target by Christina Diaz Gonzalez Grades 4 & up Twelve-year-old Cassie has moved from town to town with her father, an art history professor. They are living in Rome when her whole world changes. Cassie’s father is shot and … Continue reading

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Silver Jaguar Society Mysteries

Capture the Flag by Kate Messner Grades 4 & up A fun mystery and adventure set in the snowed-in airport in Washington, DC. Three kids who find a mysterious connection to each other take it upon themselves to find out … Continue reading

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