What Should I Read Next? [Pre-Teen]

If You Like Exhilarating, life-on-the-line survival stories

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BlizzardA Tale of Snow-blind Survival by Thomas Kingsley Troupe

Peak by Roland Smith

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
also available in e-book

Zane and the Hurricane by Rodman Philbrick

Surrounded by Sharks by Micheal Northrop

Survival in the Storm: the Dust Bowl Diary of Grace Edward by Katelan Janke

Lost in the River of Grass by Ginny Rorby

Like Water on Stone by Dana Walrath

Refugee by Alan Gratz
also available in e-book

Heartfelt stories like Wonder by R.J. Palacio

The Lost Girl by Anne Ursu

Lucky : Maris, Mantle, and my best summer ever by Wes Tooke

Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan

Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper

Restart by Gordon Korman

Saving Winslow by Sharon Creech

Maxi's Secrets : (or, what you can learn from a dog) by Lynn Plourde

The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Q. Raúf

Cyclone by Doreen Cronin

If You the Spy School series by Stuart Gibbs

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Codename Zero by Chris Rylander
also available in e-book
(Codename Conspiracy Series)

City Spies by James Ponti
(City Spies Series)

Chomp by Carl Hiaasen

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein
also available in e-book

Ungifted by Gordan Korman

Mac Undercover by Mac Barnett
also available in e-book
(Mac B., Kid Spy Series)

The Graham Cracker Plot by Shelley Tougas

I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have to Kill You by Ally Carter
(Gallagher Girls Series

Mission Unstoppable by Dan Gutman
e-book only
(The Genius Files Series)

Stories of the unbreakable bond between an animal and a human

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Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate

A Boy Called Bat by Elana Arno

Saving Winslow by Sharon Creech

Because of the Rabbit by Dick King-Smith

Lady Lollipop by Ben Michaelsen
(Lollipop Series)

Stay by Bobbie Pyron

I, Cosmo by Carlie Sorosiak

Maxi's Secrets : (or, what you can learn from a dog) by Lynn Plourde

High stake books about all things sports

The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
also available in e-book
(Crossover Series)

The Rookie Bookie by Jon Wertheim

Lucky : Maris, Mantle, and my best summer ever by Wes Tooke

Ghost by Jason Reynolds

Swagger by Carl Deuker

The Big Game by Tim Green

Lone Stars by Mike Lupica

Catching Jordan by Miranda Kenneally

If You Liked Hatchet by Gary Paulson


Ice Dogs by Terry Lynn Johnson

Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell

Bud, not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
also available in e-book

Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
also available in CD audiobook

Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Michaelsen

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
also available in e-book