Category Archives: Adventure

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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The Graham Cracker Plot

The Graham Cracker Plot by Shelley Tougas Grades 4 & up It is painful to read a book where the main character is continually making bad choices, even when they are the only option available. Daisy is positive that her … Continue reading

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Mouseheart

Mouseheart by Lisa Fiedler Grades 4 & up Hopper and his siblings Pinky and Pup are growing up in a comfortable life in a pet shop, until the day they find out they are being raised as “feeder” mice — … Continue reading

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Pennyroyal Academy & The Shadow Cadets of Pennyroyal Academy

Pennyroyal Academy by M.A. Larson Grades 4 & up Cadet Eleven doesn’t know her name. She doesn’t know anything about Pennyroyal Academy, except for the flyer that she found, but she does know that she must get there. When she … Continue reading

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The League of Seven

The League of Seven by Alan Gratz Grades 4 & up In this steampunk alternate reality of the 1870s, electricity is outlawed but clockwork machinery is everywhere. Archie Dent and his parents are part of a secret society that protects … Continue reading

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The Dungeoneers

The Dungeoneers by John David Anderson Grades 4 & up Colm is the only boy, stuck in the middle of eight sisters. He hates how hard his father, a cobbler, works and is still barely able to get by. Colm … Continue reading

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Almost Super and Searching for Super

Almost Super by Marion Jensen Grades 4 & up Rafter and his younger brother Benny have been waiting years to receive their superpowers, just like all Baileys receive on the leap day after their twelfth birthday. But when they finally … Continue reading

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There Will Be Bears

There Will Be Bears by Ryan Gebhart Grades 5 & up Tyson has been looking forward to being old enough to go elk hunting with his grandfather for as long as he can remember. Gramps has long regaled Tyson with … Continue reading

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School for Sidekicks

School for Sidekicks by Kelly McCullough Grades 4 & up 1n 1988, the Hero Bomb was detonated under a bridge between Minneapolis and St. Paul. Many people were killed, but many of the ones who survived gained superpowers and became … Continue reading

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The Forbidden Stone

The Forbidden Stone by Tony Abbott Grades 5 & up Just before Uncle Henry dies in a mysterious accident, he sends Wade’s father a coded email. Wade, his step-brother Darrell, his cousin Lily and her friend Becca set off to … Continue reading

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