Zapato Power Series (age 7-10)
by Jacqueline Jules
mystery ... adventure ... fantasy
Publisher comments: One day Freddie Ramos comes home from school and finds a strange box just for him. What's inside? ZAPATO POWER-shoes that change Freddie's life by giving him super speed!
title: Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Takes Off
title: Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Springs Into Action
Wild Times at the Bed and Biscuit (age 7-10)
by Joan Carris
adventure ... enterprise ... animals
Publisher comments: Ever since Grampa Bender opened his doors (and veterinary skills) to a despondent Canada goose, a cranky muskrat, and two tiny but rebellious fox kits, his animal boarding house has been turned upside down. Luckily, Ernest the mini-pig is on hand to marshal the other animals into being good hosts — but since wild things are, well, wild by nature, it has been trickier than he imagined. Plus Ernest is trying to train Sir Walter, the Scottish terrier puppy who is the newest addition to the family. But what if Sir Walter doesn’t want to be told what to do and decides that running wild like a fox sounds like lots of fun?
Dinkin Dings Series (age 7-10)
by Guy Bass
adventure ... spooky
Publisher comments: Dinkin Dings is afraid of everything. Only the Frightening Things-the three monsters who live under his bed-don't scare him. So when Dinkin suspects the people next door are evil zombies in disguise, he enlists his three friends to help take them down. But can a ghost, a skeleton, and a monster help a panic-stricken boy rid the world of a family of zombies?
title: Dinkin Dings and the Frightening Things
title: Dinkin Dings and the Double From Dimension 9
Bobby Series (age 7-10)
by Lisa Yee
adventure ... humor
With the hilarious adventures of Robert Carver Ellis-Chan, Lisa Yee brings her gift for finding the funny (and the truth) in everyday kid situations to chapter-book readers. Meet Robert Carver Ellis-Chan -- a perfectly normal fourth-grader who gets into perfectly crazy situations! Like when he was running for class president and discovered his big sister's panties (static-)clinging to the back of his sweater. Or when he got stuck to the rare sticky (and stinky) Koloff tree on a field trip. . . . Then there's his family -- busy mom, ex-pro football player dad, a bossy older sister and an adoring younger one -- and best friends (one of whom is a secret, because she's a *girl*). Life may be complicated for Bobby, but it's going to turn out just fine.
title: Bovvy vs. the Girls (Accidentally)
title: Bobby the Brave (Sometimes)
Captain Abdul's Pirate School (age 7-10)
by Colin McNaughton
adventure ... school ... humor
Publisher comments: The incorrigible Colin McNaughton sets sail with a hilarious high-seas, high-time adventure for every swashbuckling young matey. Ahoy! CAPTAIN ABDUL'S PIRATE SCHOOL finds a reluctant pirate pupil stuck on a ship with Captain Abdul, a scary scoundrel with more missing pieces than a secondhand jigsaw puzzle. Will there be a mutiny? Or will this junior pirate end up having more fun than any kid could imagine?
The Courage of Sarah Noble (age 7-10)
by Alice Dalgliesh
voyages/journeys ... adventure ... historical
In 1707, young Sarah Noble and her father traveled through the wilderness to build a new home for their family. ``Keep up your courage, Sarah Noble,'' her mother had said, but Sarah found that it was not always easy to feel brave inside. The dark woods were full of animals and Indians, too, and Sarah was only eight! The true story of Sarah's journey is inspiring. And as she cares for her father and befriends her Indian neighbors, she learns that to be afraid and to be brave is the greatest courage of all.
Million Dollar Jeans (age 7-10)
by Ron Roy
realistic ... adventure ... enterprise
Catalog: Ten-year-old Tommy learns that the lottery ticket in his jeans pocket is a million-dollar winner, only to be told that his father has just given the jeans to a church rummage sale.
Nightmare Island (age 7-10)
by Ron Roy
survival ... adventure
Catalog: On their first solo camping trip to Little Island off the coast of Maine, Harley and his younger brother are engulfed by a fire that starts on an oil slick in the water and moves onto the island.
The Night Fairy (age 7-10)
by Laura Amy Schlitz
adventure ... survival ... fantasy
Publisher comments: What would happen to a fairy if she lost her wings and could no longer fly? Flory, a young night fairy no taller than an acorn and still becoming accustomed to her wings — wings as beautiful as those of a luna moth — is about to find out. What she discovers is that the world is very big and very dangerous. But Flory is fierce and willing to do whatever it takes to survive. If that means telling others what to do — like Skuggle, a squirrel ruled by his stomach — so be it. Not every creature, however, is as willing to bend to Flory’s demands.
Oliver, Clarence, and Violet (age 7-10)
by James Stevenson
adventure ... animals
Catalog: Oliver, a beaver, decides to build a ship and leave his pond to look for greener pastures, but finds that all his animal friends want to accompany him.
Calvin Coconut (age 7-10)
by Graham Salisbury
school ... adventure ... humor
Publisher comments: Fourth-grader Calvin lives near the beach in Oahu with his mom and little sister. Mom says: "You're the man of the house." But Calvin's not great at being the man of the house, or taking care of his responsibilities. He's too busy having fun with his pals, and avoiding Tito, the bully.
title: Calvin Coconut: Trouble Magnet
title: Calvin Coconut: Hero of Hawaii
title: Calvin Coconut: Zoo Breath
title: Calvin Coconut: The Zippy Fix
title: Calvin Coconut: Dog Heaven
Pinky and Rex Series (age 7-10)
by James Howe
adventure ... friendship
Publisher comments: Pinky has twenty-seven stuffed animals, and Rex has twenty-seven dinosaurs. They have everything the same, and that's the way it should be with best friends. So what do they do when there's only one pink dinosaur in the museum gift shop, and they both want it? Could Pinky's pesky little sister Amanda have the answer?
title: Pinky and Rex
title: Pinky and Rex Go To Camp
title: Pinky and Rex and the Bully
title: Pinky and Rex and the New Baby
title: Pinky and Rex and the Perfect Pumpkin
title: Pinky and Rex and the Double-Dad Weekend
title: Pinky and Rex and the Mean Old Witch
title: Pinky and Rex and the New Neighbors
title: Pinky and Rex and the Spelling Bee
title: Pinky and Rex and the School Play
title: Pinky and Rex Get Married
The Minstrel in the Tower (age 7-10)
by Gloria Skurzynski
adventure ... historical
In the year 1195, eleven-year-old Roger and his eight-year-old sister Alice travel through the French countryside in search of their ailing mother's estranged brother, a wealthy baron.
The Peanut Butter Gang (age 7-10)
by Catherine Siracusa
adventure ... humor
Catalog: Bernie Bunny must outwit a gang of squirrels to save Mr. Dingsley and his doorbell factory.
Aliens for ... Series (age 7-10)
adventure ... humor ... science fiction
Publisher comments: Richard Bickerstaff sits down to breakfast one morning and gets the surprise of his life when an alien climbs out of his cereal bowl! Aric is a tiny, wisecracking creature who's been beamed to Earth in a cereal box. He's on a very important mission, namely to stop an alien takeover, and he needs Richard's help. With only five days to save the world, Richard and Aric battle a deadly enemy in a deadly disguise the cool new kid in Richard's class!
title: Aliens for Breakfast by Jonathan Etra F ETR
title: Aliens for Lunch by Jonathan Etra F ETR
title: Aliens for Dinner by Stephanie Spinner F SPI
On the Road With Poppa Whopper (age 7-10)
by Marianne Busser
voyages/journeys ... family ... adventure
When their house is torn down, Frannie and Poppa Whopper buy a rusty little minivan, pack up their belongings and head off to a carefree new life on the road. Of course, they hit some bumps along the way, but Poppa Whopper has luck, charm, and lots of ideas, and he always manages to talk them out of trouble and into exciting new adventures.
The Magician's Boy (age 7-10)
by Susan Cooper
adventure ... folklore ... magic ... the arts
The Boy polishes the Magician's wands, and catches the rabbits that the Magician pulls out of hats. But the Boy's favorite job is operating the puppets for the Magician's famous puppet play, "Saint George and the Dragon" ... until one terrible day when, in the middle of a performance, the Boy can't find the Saint George puppet. The Magician is furious. He points a long magical finger at the Boy, and ... poof! ... the Boy is suddenly in the strange Land of Story, where he must find Saint George.
Alison's Wings (age 7-10)
by Marion Dane Bauer
Young Alison, dreaming of having her own wings, tries to find a way to fly.
Good Times Travel Agency Series (age 7-10)
by Linda Bailey
humor ... adventure ... historical
Publisher comments: This series mixes fact and fiction for fast, funny and fascinating romps through the past. Kids will love the book's contemporary comic-book look with its zany illustrations, speech balloons and guidebook. The story lines are well-researched and feature solid factual information. In each book, the Binkerton twins, Josh and Emma, and their little sister, Libby, stumble into the Good Times Travel Agency and take a once-in-a-lifetime trip back to ancient times.
title: Adventures in Ancient Egypt
title: Adventures in Ancient China
title: Adventures in Ancient Greece
title: Adventures in the Ice Age
title: Adventures in the Middle Ages
title: Adventures With the Vikings
Dinosaur Cove (age 7-10)
by Rex Stone
math/science/technology ... adventure ... action
Publisher comments: Tom and Jamie can't believe their luck when they find a secret entrance to a prehistoric world filled with dinosaurs! The first dinosaur they meet is a friendly wannanosaurus. It eats the fruit from super-stinky ginkgo trees. But soon, Tom and Jamie meet a much less friendly dino: a Tyrannosaurus Rex that would like to eat them!
title: Attack of the Tyrannosaurus
title: Charge of the Triceratops
title: March of the Ankylosaurus
title: Flight of the Quetzalcoatlus
title: Catching the Velociraptor
title: Stampede of the Edmontosaurus
title: Saving the Stegosaurus
title: Swimming with the Plesiosaur
title: Tracking the Diplodocus
Zac Power (age 7-10)
by H. I. Larry
adventure ... action ... mystery
Publisher comments: Zac Power is on a mission to the world's most dangerous island. He has to track down Dr. Drastic, an evil mad scientist, in a jungle is full of quicksand, piranhas, and poison frogs. No sweat! When you come from a family of spies, you do this sort of thing millions of times before the age of twelve. But this time is different. Something goes terribly wrong and Zac's geeky older brother gets kidnapped. Now, Zac only has 24 hours to find the formula for solution X and stop Dr. Drastic...before his brother gets fed to a volcano!
title: Poison Island
title: Deep Waters
title: Mind Games
title: Frozen Fear
Secret Agent Jack Stalwart Series (age 7-10)
by Elizabeth Singer Hunt
historical ... adventure ... action ... mystery
Publisher comments: In this page-turning new adventure series, nine-year-old secret agent Jack Stalwart travels the world in search of his lost brother while solving thrilling international crimes. The pulse-pounding adventures accompany fascinating geographical, cultural, and historical facts.
title: The Escape of the Deadly Dinosaur: USA
title: The Search for the Sunken Treasure: Australia
title: The Mystery of the Mona Lisa: France
title: The Caper of the Crown Jewels: England
title: The Secret of the Sacred Temple: Cambodia
title: The Pursuit of the Ivory Poachers: Kenya
title: The Puzzle of the Missing Panda: China
title: Peril at the Grand Prix: Italy
title: The Deadly Race to Space: Russia
title: The Quest for Aztec Gold: Mexico
title: The Theft of the Samurai Sword: Japan
title: The Fight for the Frozen Land: The Arctic
title: The Hunt for the Yeti Skull: Nepal
title: The Mission to Find Max: Egypt
title: The Fight for the Frozen Land: Arctic
A Dog on His Own (age 7-10)
by Mary Jane Auch
humor ... friendship ... animals ... adventure
Catalog: After a daring escape from the animal shelter, Pearl, Peppy, and K-10 -- so named because he is one step above all the other canines -- explore the outside world while moving from one adventure to another.
Girl Wonder and the Terrific Twins (age 7-10)
by Malorie Blackman
adventure ... family
Catalog: The plans that Maxine, the Girl Wonder, and her younger brothers, the Terrific Twins, come up with usually mean trouble for their mother.
Riding the Pony Express (age 7-10)
by Clyde Robert Bulla
adventure ... historical
In 1860, Dick unwillingly leaves his life in New York to join his father on the prairie.
Kitten Friends (age 7-10)
by Jenny Dale
adventure ... animals
Frisky and friendly, our kitten friends love adventure.
title: Felix, the Fluffy Kitten
title: Bob, the Bouncy Kitten
title: Lucy, the Lonely Kitten
title: Nell, the Naughty Kitten
title: Patch, the Perfect Kitten
Evangeline Mudd Series (age 7-10)
by David Elliot
adventure ... animals ... humor
Publisher comments: Learning to swing from the rafters, eating peanut-butter sandwiches with her feet . . . Evangeline Mudd has had an unusual childhood. Her primatologist parents have taken their child-rearing cues from the golden-haired ape, whose lifestyle they deeply admire. But things take a drastic turn when Evangeline's parents are called away on a research trip to the Ikkinasti Jungle, then mysteriously fail to return, leaving it up to their dauntless daughter to find them herself! David Elliott's comical, offbeat tale introduces a winning heroine as it whisks readers off on a wild adventure.
title: Evangeline Mudd and the Golden-Haired Apes of the Ikkinasti Jungle
title: Evangeline Mudd and the Great Mink Escapade
Thumbelina Tiny Little Runaway Bride (age 7-10)
by Barbara Ensor
adventure ... growing up ... folklore
Catalog: In this expanded version of the Andersen fairy tale, a tiny girl no bigger than a thumb becomes separated from her overprotective mother, has adventures with various animals, and records her feelings in a diary as she gains self-reliance and searches for someone to love.
Clever Ali (age 7-10)
by Nancy Farmer
adventure ... historical
Publisher comments: Ali is finally old enough to join his father in tending pigeons for the evil Sultan of Cairo. The boy is given a pet pigeon, but warned NEVER to feed it too much, lest it become spoiled and lazy. But Ali feels sorry for his hungry pet and disobeys. When the overfed bird becomes greedy and ruins a plate of the Sultan's cherries, Ali is in big trouble! Now he has only three days to replace the Sultan's 600 cherries from the snowy mountains of Syria. Only then can he save his father from the dreaded Oubliette: a deep pit where a giant demon is waiting!
The Jamie and Angus Stories (age 7-10)
by Anne Fine
humor ... adventure ... friendship ... short stories
Publisher comments: The moment Jamie sets eyes on Angus in the toy shop, with his silky coat and forlorn gaze, he knows they belong together. On Christmas morning, the two are united at last, and the coveted Highland bull becomes Jamie's constant companion, through an ill-fated run-in with the washing machine, Uncle Edward's jump-training sessions, a stay at the hospital, and three more amusing adventures from Britain's Children's Laureate.
Sneaky Pony Series (age 7-10)
by Hadley Higginson
friendship ... adventure ... animals
Publisher comments: Meet Catherine Corey Keegan Dana (everyone calls her Keeker). What she wants most of all is a pony. Meet Plum. Plum is a Shetland pony (who's known to be a teeny bit sneaky). She rarely, if ever, thinks about little girls. She certainly doesn't want one. When Plum moves to Keeker's farm, Keeker faces the challenge of winning a pony's trust and friendship. And when Plum and Keeker find themselves lost in the woods, they learn that working together is the best way to get out of a fix.
title: Keeker and the Sneaky Pony
title: Keeker and the Horse Show Showoff
title: Keeker and the Sugar Shack
title: Keeker and the Springtime Surprise
title: Keeker and the Pony Camp Catastrophe
Toys Go Out: Being the Adventures of a Knowledgeable Stingray, a Toughy Little Buffalo, and Someone Called Plastic (age 7-10)
by Emily Jenkins
friendship ... adventure ... short stories
Publisher comments: Lumphy is a stuffed buffalo. StingRay is a stuffed stingray. And Plastic... well, Plastic isn't quite sure what she is. They all belong to the Little Girl who lives on the high bed with the fluffy pillows. Together is best for these three best friends. Together they look things up in the dictionary, explore the basement, and argue about the meaning of life. And together they face dogs, school, television commercials, the vastness of the sea and the terrifying bigness of the washing machine.
sequel: Toy Dance Party: Being the Further Adventures of a Bossyboots Stingray, a Courageous Buffalo, and a Hopeful Round Someone Called Plastic
Blackbeard's Last Fight (age 7-10)
by Erik A. Kimmel
action ... adventure ... historical
Publisher comments: Cabin boy Jeremy Hobbs knows the horror stories about Blackbeard the pirate. In 1718, the man is notorious for plundering ships and has recently blockaded the port of Charleston. But Jeremy has heard Blackbeard is loved as well. One day Jeremy accompanies Lieutenant Maynard on a visit to Virginia’s governor, who is looking for a bold officer to wipe out the pirate. Now, as Lieutenant Maynard's sloop approaches Blackbeard's ship, Jeremy's mouth feels dry and his stomach tightens. He has never been in a sea battle before. He hopes he will act bravely, and that he is doing the right thing. This tale is a thrilling adventure in which the roles of hero and villain become increasingly blurred.
Dinosaur Trouble (age 7-10)
by Dick King-Smith
adventure ... friendship ... bigotry
Publisher comments: All pterodactyls know that flying dinosaurs are superior, and all apatosauruses know that any dinosaur with only two legs is surely second-class. Nosy, a pterodactyl, and Banty, an apatosaurus, become great friends even though their parents have forbidden them to play together. With Nosy’s fast flying and Banty’s smarts, the two take on the biggest predator on the Great Plain, and conquer their parents’ prejudices in one great adventure.
Lego Exo-Force Series (age 7-10)
by Allison Lassieur
science fiction ... action ... adventure
Publisher comments: Exo-Force is a valiant team of young heroes who pit their skill, their intelligence, and the power of their armor against their robot enemies. The Exo-Force team is on a mission and they need your help to succeed. Each chapter ends with a puzzle and when all the puzzles have been solved, you'll crack the code with the rest of the team. Can you help them to solve this mystery? A surprise awaits the one with the right answer! Join the adventure . . .
title: Secret of the Golden Tower: An Exoforce Puzzle Adventure
title: Race to the Golden City
The Magic Pickle Series (age 7-10)
by Scott Morse
fantasy ... adventure ... humor
Publisher comments: Beware of the Magic Pickle, a secret weapon created in a special lab under the floor of Jo Jo Wigman's bedroom. Will its power rescue Jo Jo, or wreak more havoc than it prevents?
title: Magic Pickle
title: Magic Pickle vs. the Egg Poacher: A Graphix Illustrated Chapter Book
title: Magic Pickle and the Planet of the Grapes: A Graphix Illustrated Chapter Book
title: Magic Pickle and the Garden of Evil
Melvin Beederman, Superhero (age 7-10)
by Greg Trine
humor ... adventure
After graduating from the superhero academy, Melvin Beederman heads for Los Angeles, where he unexpectedly teams up with Candace Brinkwater, school play actress, to nab the evil McNasty Brothers.
title: The Curse of the Bologna Sandwich
title: The Fake Cape Caper
title: The Grateful Fred
title: The Revenge of the McNasty Brothers
title: Terror in Tights
title: Invasion From Planet Dork
title: Attack of the Valley Girls
title: The Brotherhood of the Traveling Underpants
Seadogs: An Epic Ocean Operetta (age 7-10)
by Lisa Wheeler
humor ... adventure ... voyages/journeys
Beware! When Old Seadog decides on "one last sail," he invites his good friends Brave Beagle and Dear Dachshund along for the ride. But the sea is filled with danger, storms rage and pirates abound! Will the three friends end up as a dog meat? Come set sail and sing along with this boisterous canine crew. Who knows what surprises lie ahead!
Only One Woof (age 7-10)
by James Harriot
adventure ... animals
Gyp, a cheerful but always silent sheep dog, startles everyone with uncharacteristic behavior during the championship sheep dog trials.
Uncle Shelby's Story of Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back (age 7-10)
by Shel Silverstein
adventure ... humor ... identity
"You don't have to shoot me," says the young lion. "I will be your rug and I will lie in front of your fireplace and I won't move a muscle and you can sit on me and toast all the marshmallows you want. I love marshmallows." But the hunter will not listen to reason, so what is there for a young lion to do? After eating up the hunter, Lafcadio takes the gun home and practices and practices until he becomes the world's greatest sharp-shooter. Now dressed in starched collars and fancy suits, and enjoying all the marshmallows he wants, Lafcadio is pampered and admired wherever he goes. But is a famous, successful, and admired lion a happy lion? Or is he a lion at all? Told and drawn with wit and gusto, Shel Silverstein's modern fable speaks not only to children but to us all!
Atomic Ace Series (age 7-10)
by Jeff Weigel
poetry ... science fiction ... adventure ... action ... family
So what's it like living with Atomic Ace, a dad who battles robots and can fly? It's not as weird as you might think--after all, Ace is always there to fix Saturday lunch and play ball with his son. Mom is just Mom and Dad is just Dad--they're a normal family! And a normal dad can sometimes mess up. That's what happens when Atomic Ace meets his ruthless nemesis, Insect King. This normal family is stressed!
title: Atomic Ace (He's Just My Dad)
title: Atomic Ace and the Robot Rampage
Black Lagoon Adventure Series (age 7-10)
by Mike Thaler
fantasy ... adventure ... school
OH NO, it's the class trip from the Black Lagoon. The kids have no idea where they are going and imagine a doomed class trip full of ferocioius animals, maniacal monsters, and scary aerial acrobatics. It's any kid's nightmare---danger and homework everywhere. And there's your teacher, mean Mrs. Green---she's going to quiz you on everything! Don't worry because the kids stop letting their imaginations run wild and soon realize that they are going to a very cool zoo. There's never a dull moment in the Black Lagoon!
title: The Class Trip From the Black Lagoon
title: The Talent Show From the Black Lagoon
title: The Science Fair From the Black Lagoon
The Robert Series (age 7-10)
by Barbara Seuling
adventure ... humor ... school
Robert's outlandish plans sometimes get him into trouble.
title: Robert and the Attack of the Giant Tarantula
title: Robert and the Attack of the Giant Tarantula; Robert and the Great Pepperoni
title: Robert and the Back-to-School Special
title: Robert and the Back to School Special
title: Robert and the Happy Endings
title: Robert and the Practical Jokes
title: Robert and the Clickety-Clackety Teeth
title: Robert and the Great Escape
title: Robert and the Great Pepperoni
title: Robert and the Hairy Disaster
title: Robert and the Instant Millionaire Show; Robert and the Three Wishes
title: Robert and the Sneaker Snobs
title: Robert and the Three Wishes
title: Robert and the Weird and Wacky Facts
title: Robert Finds a Way
Otto Undercover Series (age 7-10)
by Rhea Perlman
adventure ... humor
Stuff in this book: A kid racecar driver...hHe's also an inventor and a very bad singer. Two Nutty Aunts ... A Remote Control Pocket Watch ... A Racecar named Racecar ... Dumb bad guys ... $1 million ... a lousy creep ... backward words ... more than 14 laughs.
title: Born to Drive
title: Canyon Catastrophe
title: Water Balloon Doom
title: Toxic Taffy Takeover
title: The Brink of Ex-stink-tion
title: Brain Freeze
Rainbow Magic: Special Edition Series (age 7-10)
by Daisy Meadows
traditions ... fantasy ... magic ... adventure
Publisher comments: Jack Frost's mischievous goblins are up to no good! Will they capture the Fairy's magical powers forever, or will Rachel and Kirsty save the day?
title: Holly, the Christmas Fairy
title: Joy, the Summer Vacation Fairy
title: Paige, the Pantomime Fairy
title: Trixie, the Halloween Fairy
title: Juliet, the Valentine Fairy
title: Mia, the Bridesmaid Fairy
title: Gabriella, the Snow Kingdom Fairy
title: Shannon, the Ocean Fairy
title: Kylie, the Carnival Fairy
Rainbow Magic: Party Fairies Series (age 7-10)
by Daisy Meadows
fantasy ... magic ... adventure
Publisher comments: It's party time! A big bash for King Oberon and Queen Titania is underway in Fairyland. The Party Fairies keep everything running smoothly, until Jack Frost's goblins steal their magic party bags. Now parties everywhere aren't festive --- they're a flop!
title: Cherry the Cake Fairy
title: Melodie the Music Fairy
title: Grace, the Glitter Fairy
title: Polly, the Party Fun Fairy
title: Jasmine, the Present Fairy
title: Honey, the Candy Fairy
title: Honey, the Sweet Fairy
title: Phoebe, the Fashion Fairy
title: Flora, the Fancy Dress Fairy
Rainbow Magic: Music Fairies Series (age 7-10)
by Daisy Meadows
the arts ... fantasy ... magic ... adventure
Publisher comments: Jack Frost and his goblins have stolen the Music Fairies' magic instruments. Music everywhere is out of tune! Now the goblins plan to play the instruments in a TV talent contest. If Rachel and Kirsty don't act fast, everyone could find out about Fairyland!
title: Poppy, the Piano Fairy
title: Ellie, the Guitar Fairy
title: Fiona, the Flute Fairy
title: Danni, the Drum Fairy
title: Maya, the Harp Fairy
title: Victoria, the Violin Fairy
title: Sadie, the Saxophone Fairy
Rainbow Magic: Dance Fairies Series (age 7-10)
by Daisy Meadows
the arts ... fantasy ... magic ... adventure
Publisher comments: The Dance Fairies' magic ribbons are missing! Without them, all kinds of dances are getting off on the wrong foot. Everyone is miserable, except for Jack Frost and his goblins. They have the ribbons . . . and it's up to Rachel and Kirsty to get them back!
title: Bethany the Ballet Fairy
title: Jade the Disco Fairy
title: Rebecca the Rock 'n' Roll Fairy
title: Tasha the Tap Dance Fairy
title: Jessica the Jazz Fairy
title: Serena the Salsa Fairy
title: Isabelle the Ice Dance Fairy
Rainbow Magic: Sports Fairies Series (age 7-10)
by Daisy Meadows
sports ... fantasy ... magic ... adventure
Publisher comments: It's an exciting time in Fairyland. Everyone is getting ready for the Fairy Olympics! But Jack Frost's goblins have stolen the Sports Fairies' magic objects. Now they're threatening to take over the whole competition! The stables are all mixed up --- and it's the goblins' fault! Can Rachel and Kirsty help Helena the Horseriding Fairy rein things in?
title: Helena the Horse-Riding Fairy
title: Stacey the Soccer Fairy
title: Zoe the Skating Fairy
title: Brittany the Basketball Fairy
title: Samantha the Swimming Fairy
title: Alice the Tennis Fairy
title: Gemma the Gymnastics Fairy
Rainbow Magic: Petal Fairies Series (age 7-10)
by Daisy Meadows
fantasy ... magic ... adventure
Publisher comments: Every flower is bright and blossoming, thanks to the Petal Fairies! But when Jack Frost steals their magical petals, the fairies are in trouble. Flowers everywhere could disappear! Tia the Tulip Fairy's petal is lost in the apple orchard. Can Rachel and Kirsty find it . . . before Jack Frost's goblins do?
title: Tia, the Tulip Fairy
title: Pippa, the Poppy Fairy
title: Louise, the Lily Fairy
title: Charlotte, the Sunflower Fairy
title: Olivia, the Orchid Fairy
title: Danielle, the Daisy Fairy
title: Ella, the Rose Fairy
Rainbow Magic: Fun Day Fairies Series (age 7-10)
by Daisy Meadows
fantasy ... magic ... adventure
Publisher comments: The Fun Day Fairies are each responsible for adding spunk and sparkle to one day of the week! But when Jack Frost steals their magic, they need Rachel and Kirsty's help. Without the fairies' special flags, every day of the week will be gloomy and glum.
title: Megan, the Monday Fairy
title: Tara, the Tuesday Fairy
title: Tallulah, the Tuesday Fairy
title: Willow, the Wednesday Fairy
title: Thea, the Thursday Fairy
title: Freya, the Friday Fairy
title: Felicity, the Friday Fairy
title: Sienna, the Saturday Fairy
title: Sarah, the Sunday Fairy
Rainbow Magic: The Pet Fairies Series (age 7-10)
by Daisy Meadows
animals ... fantasy ... magic ... adventure
Publisher comments: The Pet Fairies have one of the most important jobs in Fairyland! They work with their special pets to make sure that all animals find safe homes. But now Jack Frost has stolen the magical pets! Could they be lost forever?
title: Katie, the Kitten Fairy
title: Bella, the Bunny Fairy
title: Georgia, the Guinea Pig Fairy
title: Lauren, the Puppy Fairy
title: Harriet, the Hamster Fairy
title: Molly, the Goldfish Fairy
title: Penny, the Pony Fairy
Rainbow Magic: The Jewel Fairies Series (age 7-10)
by Daisy Meadows
fantasy ... magic ... adventure
Publisher comments: Jack Frost is up to no good again! This time, he's stolen the seven jewels from Queen Titania's crown. Without them, the Jewel Fairies can't do their jobs. The magic in Fairyland is fading fast!
title: India, the Moonstone Fairy
title: Scarlett, the Garnet Fairy
title: Emily, the Emerald Fairy
title: Chloe, the Topaz Fairy
title: Amy, the Amethyst Fairy
title: Sophie, the Sapphire Fairy
title: Lucy, the Diamond Fairy
Rainbow Magic: The Rainbow Fairies Series (age 7-10)
by Daisy Meadows
fantasy ... magic ... adventure
Publisher comments: When Rachel and Kirsty arrive at Rainspell Island for vacation, they have no idea what kind of magical adventure awaits! The seven Rainbow Fairies have been banished from Fairyland by the wicked Jack Frost. If they don't return soon, Fairyland is doomed to be colorless and gray. In the pot at the end of the rainbow, Rachel and Kirsty come across Ruby the Red Fairy. Can they keep her safe and find the rest of her Rainbow sisters . . . before it's too late?
title: Ruby, the Red Fairy
title: Amber, the Orange Fairy
title: Sunny, the Yellow Fairy
title: Saffron, the Yellow Fairy
title: Fern, the Green Fairy
title: Sky, the Blue Fairy
title: Inky, the Indigo Fairy
title: Izzy, the Indigo Fairy
title: Heather, the Violet Fairy
Rainbow Magic: The Weather Fairies Series (age 7-10)
by Daisy Meadows
fantasy ... magic ... adventure
Publisher comments: Fairyland is home to the seven Weather Fairies! They use magical feathers to bring all of the weather to Fairyland. But when the feathers disappear, the weather turns wacky. The Weather Fairies must fix it -- fast!
title: Crystal, the Snow Fairy
title: Abigail, the Breeze Fairy
title: Pearl, the Cloud Fairy
title: Goldie, the Sunshine Fairy
title: Evie, the Mist Fairy
title: Storm, the Lightning Fairy
title: Hayley, the Rain Fairy
title: Stella, the Star Fairy
The Quigleys Series (age 7-10)
by Simon Mason
realistic ... adventure ... family ... humor
The adventures and misadventures of the four members of the Quigley family--Mum, Dad, Lucy, and Will.
title: The Quigleys
title: The Quigleys at Large
title: The Quigleys in a Spin
title: The Quigleys Not for Sale
Storm Boy (age 7-10)
by Paul Owen Lewis
folklore ... adventure ... nature
A story drawn from Haida Indian literary tradition in which a boy falls from his canoe into a world of eighteen-foot tall humanlike creatures who welcome him and eventually return him to his village.
Frog Girl (age 7-10)
by Paul Owen Lewis
folklore ... adventure ... nature
When the frogs vanish from a village on the Northwest Coast, a brave girl is called to a dangerous adventure.
Pirate School Series (age 7-10)
by Brian James
adventure ... school
The pirate ship's first mate, Rotten Tooth, sees Pete and his friends more as an annoyance than pirates in training. As the ship heads toward Snake Island, Pete has an idea to earn some respectif the kids can find the hidden treasure before the grown-ups, then they'll have to be taken seriously! Only one problem: The treasure is guarded by a giant snake that curses anyone who looks in its eyes. Can the pirate kids find the treasure, earn the pirates' respect, and escape certain death?
title: The Curse of Snake Islane
title: Ahoy, Ghost Ship Ahead!
title: Attack on the High Seas!
title: Port of Spies
title: Treasure Trouble
title: Camp Buccaneer
title: Yo-Ho-Ho!
title: Shiver Me, Shipwreck!
Sardine in Outer Space Series (age 7-10)
by Emmanuel Guibert
adventure ... humor ... short stories ... science fiction
In the goofy space adventures of a little girl called Sardine, encounters aren’t always friendly: weird creatures, cosmic squids, masters of the universe, talking clouds, and evil beings abound. In this volume of seven stories, Supermuscleman, the chief executive dictator of the universe, is on a mission to make all the galaxy’s kids behave. Sardine must enlist the help of her cousin Lou and her pirate uncle, the gruff Captain Yellow Shoulder, to outwit him and his evil plans.
title: Sardine in Outer Space
title: Sardine in Outer Space 2
title: Sardine in Outer Space 3
title: Sardine in Outer Space 4
title: Sardine in Outer Space 5
title: Sardine in Outer Space 7
Mercy Watson (age 7-10)
by Kate DiCamillo
adventure ... humor
Mercy the pig finds fun and adventure wherever she goes.
title: Mercy Watson Fights Crime
title: Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride
title: Mercy Watson Thinks Like a Pig
title: Mercy Watson: Princess in Disguise
title: Mercy Watson: Something Wonky This Way Comes
title: Mercy Watson to the Rescue (Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Chris Van Dusen)
The Seven Treasure Hunts (age 7-10)
by Betsy Cromer Byars
adventure ... humor ... friendship
Two boys make up a series of treasure hunts for each other, with disastrous and hilarious results.
The Joy Boys (age 7-10)
by Betsy Cromer Byars
Two brothers share several adventures with their dog on the family farm, riding cows, making mud bombs, and hunting for a wild animal.
Beast Quest Series (age 7-10)
by Adam Blade
adventure ... action ... voyages/journeys ... fantasy
In the first book in the Beast Quest series, Ferno the Fire Dragon, strange things are happening in Tom's village. First, the horses were attacked. Then, the river dried up. Now, the last of the crops has mysteriously burnt to the ground. Everyone is terrified. But Tom isn't afraid. He's always dreamed of a quest-a real quest!-and vows to go to the king and bring help for them all. But Tom soon learns that his village is not the only one in trouble. People are in trouble all over the kingdom. Hope is nearly lost. That is, until Tom is sent on the greatest quest of all--the Beast Quest.
title: Ferno the Fire Dragon
title: Sepron the Sea Serpent
title: Tagus the Night Horse
title: Cypher the Mountain Giant
title: Tartok the Ice Beast
title: Epos the Winged Flame
title: Zepha the Monster Squid
Swiss Family Robinson (age 7-10)
by Daisy Alberto
survival ... family ... adventure
An adaptation of Johann Wyss's novel about an imaginative family that survives and prospers after being shipwrecked on a deserted island where they live over ten years before the chance of rescue arrives.
Smudge: the Little Lost Lamb (age 7-10)
by James Herriot
adventure ... animals
Smudge is an adorable black-and-white lamb, who lives in Farmer Cobb's farmyard with his mother and many other animals. One fine spring day, though, Smudge decides to see the world outside Farmer Cobb's fence, and finds himself on a glorious adventure-until he discovers that he can't get back in.
Jason and the Aliens Down the Street (age 7-10)
by Gery Greer
adventure ... science fiction
Jason meets Cooper Vor and Lootna, aliens from space now living on Earth, and travels with them to a distant planet in an attempt to retrieve a stolen energy crystal.
The Open Road: From the Wind in the Willows (age 7-10)
by Kenneth Grahame
adventure ... fantasy ... friendship
Follows the adventures of the irrepressible Toad as he goes off in a horse-drawn caravan unwillingly accompanied by Rat and Mole.
The Nora Series (age 7-10)
by Johanna Hurwitz
Inquisitive seven-year-old Nora finds adventures in her New York City apartment building.
title: New Neighbors for Nora
title: Nora and Mrs. Mind-Your-Own-Business
title: Nora and Mrs. Mind Your Own Business
title: Busybody Nora
When Mindy Saved Hanukkah (age 7-10)
by Eric Kimmel
traditions ... adventure ... family ... folklore
Little Mindy Klein lives with her tiny family behind the walls of the Eldridge Street Synagogue. When Mindy's father sprains his ankle right before Hanukkah, he is unable to bring home a candle for the menorah. So Mindy decides to set out and find the candle herself. But first she has to face off with an enormous, frightening cat. With a lot of bravery (and a little help from grandpa) Mindy manages to save Hanukkah just in time...and learns the true meaning behind the Festival of Lights.
Roxie and the Hooligans (age 7-10)
by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
humor ... friendship ... adventure ... survival
What do you do if you're buried in an avalanche? Roxie Warbler knows what to do in all kinds of situations. And she's learned it all from her favorite book: Lord Thistlebottom's Book of Pitfalls and How to Survive Them. But there's one situation Roxie doesn't know how to handle and that's dealing with Helvetia's Hooligans, the meanest band of bullies in school. Then Roxie and the hooligans are stranded together on a desert island, the hideout of a couple of criminals on the lam. Can five kids, armed with only a load of survival tactics and a little bit of teamwork, vanquish the villains and find their way home?
The Ricky Ricotta Series (age 7-10)
by Dav Pilkey
science fiction ... adventure ... humor
Ricky Ricotta and his Mighty Robot battle for the safety of the universe in these hilarious action-packed adventures.
title: Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot
title: Ricky Ricotta's Giant Robot: an adventure novel
title: Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. the Mutant Mosquitos from Mercury
title: Ricky Ricotta's Giant Robot vs. the Mutant Mosquitos from Mercury: the second robot adventure novel
title: Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. the Mutant Mosquitos from Mercury: the Second Robot Adventure Novel
title: Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. the Voodoo Vultures from Venus
title: Ricky Ricotta's Giant Robot vs. the Voodoo Vultures from Venus: the third robot adventure novel
title: Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. the Voodoo Vultures from Venus: the Third Robot Adventure Novel
title: Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. the Mecha Monkeys from Mars
title: Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. the Mecha-Monkeys from Mars: the fourth robot adventure novel
title: Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. the Jurassic Jackrabbits from Jupiter: the fifth robot adventure novel
title: Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. the Stupid Stinkbugs from Saturn: the sixth robot adventure novel
title: Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. the Uranium Unicorns from Uranus: the seventh adventure novel
The Call of the Wild (age 7-10)
by Oliver Ho
historical ... adventure ... nature ... animals
An shortened version of Jack London's classic tale of an unusual dog, part St. Bernard, part Scotch shepherd, that is forcibly taken to the Klondike gold fields where he eventually becomes the leader of a wolf pack.
Akimbo and the Lions (age 7-10)
by Alexander McCallSmith
adventure ... animals
When Akimbo and his park ranger father unintentionally capture a lion cub near an African game park, Akimbo wants to keep the cub.
Akimbo and the Crocodile Man (age 7-10)
by Alexander McCallSmith
adventure ... animals
Akimbo goes to the rescue of a zoologist who is injured on his father's game preserve.
Akimbo and the Snakes (age 7-10)
by Alexander McCallSmith
adventure ... animals
On a trip to the snake park with his Uncle Peter, Akimbo has an adventure involving a deadly green mamba snake.
Akimbo and the Elephants (age 7-10)
by Alexander McCallSmith
adventure ... animals
On the African game preserve where his father works, Akimbo devises a dangerous plan to capture a ring of elephant poachers.
Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express (age 7-10)
by Debbie Dadey
adventure ... historical
Fourteen-year-old Billy Cody applies for a job as a Pony Express rider to support his family, and must prove his abilities.
The Tales of Olga da Polga (age 7-10)
by Michael Bond
humor ... adventure
From the minute Olga arrives at her new home, she gathers all the other animals in the garden around and starts telling them exciting tales about the wild and wonderful adventures she's had. Sometimes the other animals aren't sure whether to believe her or not--but surely Olga wouldn't be making them up, would she?
sequel: Olga Meets Her Match
sequel: Olga Takes Charge
sequel: Olga Carries On
The Paddington Series (age 7-10)
by Michael Bond
adventure ... humor
Paddington has a knack for "smelling out things". His sharp nose, supported by marmalade sandwiches, leads him into many adventures.
title: A Bear Called Paddington
title: More About Paddington
title: Paddington Abroad
title: Paddington at Large
title: Paddington at the Seaside
title: Paddington Helps Out
title: Paddington at Work
title: Paddington on Stage
title: Paddington on Screen
title: Paddington on Top
title: Paddington Marches On
title: Paddington at the Tower
title: Paddington Goes to Town
title: Paddington Takes the Air
title: Paddington Takes the Test
title: Paddington Takes to TV
title: Paddington's Garden
The Arrow Over the Door (age 7-10)
by Joseph Bruchac
war ... bigotry ... adventure ... historical
To fourteen-year-old Samuel Russell, called "coward" for his peace-loving Quaker beliefs, the summer of 1777 is a time of fear. The British and the Patriots will soon meet in battle near his home in Saratoga, New York. The Quakers are in danger from roaming Indians and raiders ... yet to fight back is not the Friends' way. To Stands Straight, a young Abenaki Indian on a scouting mission for the British, all Americans are enemies, for they killed his mother and brother. But in a Quaker Meetinghouse he will come upon Americans unlike any he has ever seen. What will the encounter bring? Based on a real historical incident, this fast-paced and moving story is a powerful reminder that "the way of peace...can be walked by all human beings".
Pirate's Promise (age 7-10)
by Clyde Robert Bulla
Against his will, a young boy is separated from his sister and sold as a bonded servant, but the good-hearted pirate captain who rescues him makes possible a happier future.
Molly May on the High Seas (age 7-10)
by Rewa
voyages/journeys ... adventure ... historical
When taken from an orphanage and put on an ocean liner for America in 1922, six-year-old Molly May makes friends and finds adventures while on her way to live with relatives.
It Was a Dark and Stormy Night (age 7-10)
by Janet and Alan Ahlberg
authorship ... adventure
Antonio, a small boy who has been kidnapped by brigands, passes the dark and stormy night in their cave weaving for them incredible stories for their own exploits and through this actually solves his own problem of how to escape.
Tornado (age 7-10)
by Betsy Cromer Byars
adventure ... animals ... nature
A tornado appears in the distance, and Pete, the farmhand, gathers everyone into the storm cellar. While they wait for the storm to pass, he tells the family about the dog dropped down by a tornado when Pete was a boy. Named Tornado, Pete's pet was no ordinary dog, and his story is no ordinary tale.
World of Adventure Series (age 7-10)
by Gary Paulsen
mystery ... adventure ... action
Follow along on these strange and exciting adventures in far-flung locales.
title: The Creature of Black Water Lake
title: Curse of the Ruins
title: Danger on Midnight River
title: Escape from Fire Mountain
title: Flight of the Hawk
title: Grizzly
title: Hook 'em, Snotty!
title: The Legend of Red Horse Cavern
title: Project: a Perfect World
title: The Rock Jockeys
title: Rodomonte's Revenge
title: The Seventh Crystal
title: Skydive!
title: Thunder Valley
title: The Treasure of El Patron
title: Time Benders
Thea Stilton Series (age 7-10)
by Thea
authorship ... mystery ... adventure
Publisher comments: Geronimo's adventurous sister Thea is taking the publishing world by storm in this fabumouse tale packed with action, mystery, and friendship.
title: Thea Stilton and the Cherry Blossom Adventure
title: Thea Stilton and the Mystery in Paris
title: Thea Stilton and the Secret City
title: Thea Stilton and the Ghost of the Shipwreck
title: Thea Stilton and the Mountain of Fire
title: Thea Stilton and the Dragon's Code
title: Thea Stilton and the Mystery in Paris
title: Thea Stilton and the Secret City
title: Thea Stilton and the Star Castaways
Thea Stilton Series (age 7-10)
by Thea Stilton
authorship ... mystery ... adventure
Publisher comments: Geronimo's adventurous sister Thea is taking the publishing world by storm in this fabumouse tale packed with action, mystery, and friendship.
title: Thea Stilton and the Ghost of the Shipwreck
title: Thea Stilton and the Secret City
title: Thea Stilton and the Dragon's Code
title: Thea Stilton and the Mountain of Fire
Geronimo Stilton Series (age 7-10)
authorship ... mystery ... adventure
Who Is Geronimo Stilton? That's me! I run a newspaper, but my true passion is writing tales of adventure. Here on Mouse Island, my books are all best-sellers! What's that? You've never read one? Well, my books are full of fun. They are whisker-licking good stories, and that's a promise!
title: The Christmas Toy Factory by Chr F CHR
title: Field Trip to Niagara Falls by Fie F FIE
title: Merry Christmas, Geronimo by Mer F MER
title: The Search For Sunken Treasure by Sea F SEA
title: The Phantom of the Subway by Pha F PHA
title: The Temple of the Ruby of Fire by Tem F TEM
title: Valentine's Day Disaster by Val F VAL
title: Wedding Crasher by Wed F WED
title: The Mummy with No Name by Mum F MUM
title: A Cheese-Colored Camper by Che F CHE
title: Down and Out Down Under by Dow F DOW
title: The Mouse Island Marathon by Mou F MOU
title: Shipwreck on the Pirate Islands by Shi F SHI
title: The Mouse Island Marathon by Mou F MOU
title: My Name is Stilton, Geronimo Stilton by My F MY
title: Watch Your Whiskers, Stilton! by Wat F WAT
title: The Mummy With No Name by Mum F MUM
title: Geronimo and the Gold Medal Mystery by Ger F GER
title: All Because of a Cup of Coffee by All F ALL
title: Geronimo's Valentine by Ger F GER
title: Geronimo Stilton, Secret Agent by Ger F GER
title: A Fabumouse Vacation for Geronimo by Fab F FAB
title: A Fabumouse School Adventure by Fab F FAB
title: All Because of a Cup of Coffee by All F ALL
Geronimo Stilton Series (age 7-10)
by Geronimo Stilton
authorship ... mystery ... adventure
Who Is Geronimo Stilton? That's me! I run a newspaper, but my true passion is writing tales of adventure. Here on Mouse Island, my books are all best-sellers! What's that? You've never read one? Well, my books are full of fun. They are whisker-licking good stories, and that's a promise!
title: Attack of the Bandit Cats
title: Cat and Mouse in a Haunted House
title: A Cheese-Colored Camper
title: The Curse of the Cheese Pyramid
title: Four Mice Deep in the Jungle
title: I'm Too Fond of My Fur!
title: Lost Treasure of the Emerald Eye
title: Merry Christmas, Geronimo
title: The Mona Mousa Code
title: My Name is Stilton, Geronimo Stilton
title: Paws Off, Cheddarface!
title: Red Pizzas for a Blue Count
title: Shipwreck on the Pirate Island
title: Surf's Up, Geronimo!
title: Watch Your Whiskers, Stilton!
title: The Wild, Wild West
title: Valentine's Day Disaster
title: The Temple of the Ruby of Fire
title: The Search for Sunken Treasure
title: The Phantom of the Subway
title: It's Halloween, You 'Fraidy Mouse!
title: A Fabumouse Vacation for Geronimo
title: Down and Out and Under
title: All Because of a Cup of Coffee
title: Wedding Crasher
title: Down and Out Down Under
title: Shipwreck on the Pirate Islands
title: Christmas Catastrope
title: The Mouse Island Marathon
title: The Mysterious Cheese Thief
title: Valley of the Giant Skeletons
title: Geronimo Stilton, Secret Agent
title: The Mummy With No Name
title: Christmas Catastrophe
title: Geronimo and the Gold Medal Mystery
title: All Because of a Cup of Coffee
title: A Fabumouse School Adventure
title: Geronimo's Valentine
title: The Race Across America
title: The Secret of Cacklefur Castle
title: Field Trip to Niagra Falls
title: The Christmas Toy Factory
title: The Kingdom of Fantasy
title: The Quest for Paradise: the Return to the Kingdom of Fantasy
title: The Peculiar Pumpkin Thief
title: Singing Sensation
title: I'm Not a Supermouse!
title: A Very Merry Christmas
title: The Karate Mouse
title: The Giant Diamond Robbery
title: Mighty Mount Kilimanjaro
title: A Christmas Tale
Daughter of Liberty (age 7-10)
by Robert Quackenbush
war ... adventure ... historical
A chance encounter with General George Washington in upstate New York during the Revolutionary War leads a young woman to volunteer for a dangerous mission.
The Littles Series (age 7-10)
by John Peterson
adventure ... fantasy ... friendship
Meet the Littles, a tiny family with a big heart.
sequel: The Littles
sequel: The Littles and the Trash Tinies
sequel: The Littles Give a Party
sequel: The Littles Go Exploring
sequel: The Littles Go to School
sequel: The Littles Have a Wedding
sequel: The Littles Take a Trip
sequel: The Littles to the Rescue
Ruby Lu Series (age 7-10)
by Lenore Look
adventure ... family ... friendship ... realistic
Most days the best thing about being Ruby is everything. Like when she's the star of her own backyard magic show. Or when she gives a talk at the school safety assembly on the benefits of reflective tape. And then there are the days when it's very hard to be Ruby. Join Ruby Lu on her first adventure and discover your own best things about her!
title: Ruby Lu, Brave and True
title: Ruby Lu, Empress of Everything
title: Ruby Lu, Star of the Show
Andrew Lost Series (age 7-10)
by J. C. Greenburg
math/science/technology ... adventure
When Andrew's latest invention, the Atom Sucker, goes haywire, Andrew and Judy are shrunk down to microscopic level!
title: On the Dog
title: In the Bathroom
title: In the Kitchen
title: In the Garden
title: Under Water
title: In the Whale
title: On the Reef
title: In the Deep
title: In Time
title: On Earth
title: With the Dinosaurs
title: In the Ice Age
title: In the Garbage
title: With the Bats
title: In Uncle Al
title: With the Frogs
title: In the Jungle
title: In the Desert
Pee Wee Scouts Series (age 7-10)
by Judy Delton
adventure ... realistic
Join Molly Duff and Troop 23 of the Pee-Wee Scouts for fun and adventure.
title: Cookies and Crutches
title: Camp Ghost-Away
title: Blue Skies, French Fries
title: Eggs With Legs
title: Fishy Wishes
title: Grumpy Pumpkins
title: Peanut-Butter Pilgrims
title: The Pooped Troop
title: Rosy Noses, Freezing Toes
title: All Dads on Deck
title: Bad, Bad Bunnies
title: Bookworm Buddies
title: Computer Clues
title: Greedy Groundhogs
title: Halloween Helpers
title: Lights, Action, Land-Ho!
title: Lucky Dog Days
title: Moans and Groans and Dinosaur Bones
title: Pedal Power
title: A Pee Wee Christmas
title: Pee Wee Jubilee
title: Pee Wee Pool Party
title: Pee Wees on First
title: Pee Wees on Parade
title: Pee Wees on Skis
title: Piles of Pets
title: Planet Pee Wee
title: The Pooped Troop
title: Send in the Clowns
title: Sky Babies
title: Sonny's Secret
title: Spring Sprouts
title: Stage Frightened
title: Super Duper Pee Wee!
title: Teeny Weeney Zucchinis
title: That Mushy Stuff
title: Trash Bash
title: Tricks and Treats
title: Wild, Wild West
Flat Stanley Series (age 7-10)
by Jeff Brown
A bulletin board fell on Stanley Lambchop one night, and now he is only half an inch thick! Amazing things begin happening to him. Stanley gets rolled up, mailed, and flown like a kite. He even gets to help catch two dangerous art thieves. He may be flat, but he's a hero!
title: Flat Stanley
title: Stanley, Flat Again
title: Invisible Stanley
title: Stanley and the Magic Lamp
title: Stanley in Space
The Search For Delicious (age 7-10)
by Natalie Babbitt
voyages/journeys ... authorship ... adventure
The Prime Minister is compiling a dictionary, and when no one at court can agree on the meaning of ``delicious,'' the King sends his twelve-year-old messenger, Gaylan, to poll the citizenry. Gaylan soon discovers that the entire kingdom is on the brink of civil war, and must enlist help to define ``delicious'' and save the country.
Fairy Realm Series (age 7-10)
by Emily Rodda
magic ... adventure ... fantasy
When Jessie goes to visit her grandmother at beautiful Blue Moon, things seem wrong. Why is her grandmother so forgetful? And what's happened to the charm bracelet she always wears? One night, Jessie discovers an amazing secret. The secret garden at Blue Moon leads to a magical Realm. In this land live all kinds of magical beings, from fairy queens to miniature talking horses. But the enemies of the Realm are getting closer and closer to coming through the wall that keeps them out. Jessie must find out her grandmother's secret and help renew the Realm's magic before it's too late! Start with The Charm Bracelet, the first book in this exciting series.
title: The Charm Bracelet
title: The Flower Fairies
title: The Third Wish
title: The Last Fairy-Apple Tree
title: The Magic Key
title: The Unicorn
title: The Star Cloak
title: The Water Sprites
title: The Peskie Spell
title: The Rainbow Wand
The Unicorn's Secret Series (age 7-10)
by Kathleen Duey
fantasy ... adventure
Publisher comments: Heart Trilby has no family. She lives a hard and lonely life in the dusty village of Ash Grove, until she finds a scarred, skinny mare in the forest. Against the wishes of her guardian, mean-spirited Simon Pratt, Heart adopts the mare and names her Avamir. Heart is thrilled when she realizes Avamir is in foal. But when the colt is born weak and disfigured, Simon decides to sell Heart's beloved horses to be slaughtered by the town's soapmaker. Can Heart find a way to protect them, and the only love she has ever known?
title: Moonsilver
title: The Silver Thread
title: The Silver Bracelet
title: The Mountains of the Moon
title: The Sunset Gates
title: True Heart
title: Castle Avamir
title: The Journey Home
The Boxcar Children Series (age 7-10)
by Gertrude Chandler Warner
adventure ... mystery
Four orphans, two boys and two girls, set up housekeeping in an old boxcar...and there the adventure begins.
title: The Amusement Park Mystery
title: The Animal Shelter Mystery
title: The Basketball Mystery
title: Benny Uncovers a Mystery
title: Bicycle Mystery
title: The Black Pearl Mystery
title: Blue Bay Mystery
title: The Boxcar Children
title: Bus Station Mystery
title: Caboose Mystery
title: The Camp-Out Mystery
title: the Canoe Trip Mystery
title: The Castle Mystery
title: The Cereal Box Mystery
title: The Chocolate Sundae Mystery
title: The Deserted Library Mystery
title: The Dinosaur Mystery
title: The Disappearing Friend Mystery
title: The Firehouse Mystery
title: The Ghost Ship Mystery
title: The Ghost Town Mystery
title: The Great Bicycle Race Mystery
title: The Growling Bear Mystery
title: The Guide Dog Mystery
title: The Gymnastics Mystery
title: The Haunted Cabin Mystery
title: The Hockey Mystery
title: The Home Run Mystery
title: Houseboat Mystery
title: The Hurricane Mystery
title: The Ice Cream Mystery
title: The Lighthouse Mystery
title: The Magic Show Mystery
title: Mike's Mystery
title: Mountain Top Mystery
title: The Movie Star Mystery
title: The Mystery at Peacock Hall
title: The Mystery at Skeleton Point
title: The Mystery at Snowflake Inn
title: The Mystery at the Alamo
title: The Mystery at the Ballpark
title: The Mystery at the Crooked House
title: The Mystery at the Dog Show
title: The Mystery at the Fair
title: Mystery Behind the Wall
title: The Mystery Bookstore
title: The Mystery Cruise
title: The Mystery Girl
title: The Mystery Horse
title: The Mystery in New York
title: The Mystery in San Francisco
title: Mystery in the Cave
title: The Mystery in the Computer Game
title: The Mystery in the Fortune Cookie
title: The Mystery in the Mall
title: The Mystery in the Old Attic
title: Mystery in the Sand
title: The Mystery in the Snow
title: The Mystery in Washington, D.C.
title: The Mystery of the Black Raven
title: The Mystery of the Empty Safe
title: The Mystery of the Hidden Beach
title: The Mystery of the Hidden Painting
title: The Mystery of the Hot Air Balloon
title: The Mystery of the Lake Monster
title: The Mystery of the Lost Mine
title: The Mystery of the Lost Village
title: The Mystery of the Missing Cat
title: The Mystery of the Mixed-Up Zoo
title: The Mystery of the Pirate's Map
title: The Mystery of the Purple Pool
title: The Mystery of the Queen's Jewels
title: The Mystery of the Secret Message
title: The Mystery of the Singing Ghost
title: The Mystery of the Stolen Boxcar
title: The Mystery of the Stolen Music
title: The Mystery of the Stolen Sword
title: The Mystery of the Wild Ponies
title: The Mystery on Stage
title: The Mystery on the Ice
title: The Mystery on the Train
title: Mystery Ranch
title: The Niagara Falls Mystery
title: The Old Motel Mystery
title: The Outer Space Mystery
title: The Panther Mystery
title: The Pet Shop Mystery
title: The Pilgrim Village Mystery
title: The Pizza Mystery
title: The Poison Frog Mystery
title: Schoolhouse Mystery
title: Snowbound Mystery
title: The Soccer Mystery
title: Surprise Island
title: Tree House Mystery
title: The Windy City Mystery
title: The Woodshed Mystery
title: The Yellow House Mystery
Magic Tree House Series (age 7-10)
by Mary Pope Osborne
adventure ... historical
Jack and Annie discover a mysterious tree house that transports them to another time and place...there the adventure begins.
title: Afternoon on the Amazon
title: Blizzard of the Blue Moon
title: Buffalo Before Breakfast
title: Carnival at Candlelight
title: Christmas in Camelot
title: Civil War on Sunday
title: A Crazy Day with Cobras
title: Dark Day in the Deep Sea
title: Day of the Dragon King
title: Dingoes at Dinnertime
title: Dinosaurs Before Dark
title: Dogs in the Dead of Night
title: Dolphins at Daybreak
title: Dragon of the Red Dawn
title: Earthquake in the Early Morning
title: Eve of the Emperor Penguin
title: A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time
title: Ghost Town at Sundown
title: Good Morning, Gorillas
title: A Good Night for Ghosts
title: Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve
title: High Tide in Hawaii
title: Hour of the Olympics
title: The Knight at Dawn
title: Leprechaun in Late Winter
title: Lions at Lunchtime
title: Midnight on the Moon
title: Monday With a Mad Genius
title: Moonlight on the Magic Flute
title: Mummies in the Morning
title: Night of the New Magicians
title: Night of the Ninjas
title: Pirates Past Noon
title: Polar Bears Past Bedtime
title: Revolutionary War on Wednesday
title: Season of the Sandstorms
title: Stage Fright on a Summer Night
title: Summer of the Sea Serpent
title: Sunset of the Sabertooth
title: Thanksgiving on Thursday
title: Tigers at Twilight
title: Tonight on the Titanic
title: Twister on Tuesday
title: Vacation Under the Volcano
title: Viking Ships at Sunrise
title: Winter of the Ice Wizard
the Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (age 7-10)
by Astrid Lindgren
humor ... adventure
Catalog: A collection of three previously published books: Pippi Longstocking, Pippi Goes on Board, and Pippi in the South Seas. Pippi Longstocking tells the escapades of a lucky little girl who lives with a horse and a monkey--but without any parents--at the edge of a Swedish village.
Pippi Longstocking (age 7-10)
by Astrid Lindgren
humor ... adventure
Catalog: Pippi Longstocking tells the escapades of a lucky little girl who lives with a horse and a monkey--but without any parents--at the edge of a Swedish village.
sequel: Pippi Goes on Board
sequel: Pippi in the South Seas
sequel: Pippi Goes to School
sequel: Pippi on the Run
The School Mouse (age 7-10)
by Dick King-Smith
adventure ... school
Flora is not like other mice. She can read! Flora, who lives with her family in a country schoolhouse, learns to read along with the kindergartners. When an exterminator leaves poison around the school, Flora comes to the rescue.
The Zack Files Series (age 7-10)
by Dan Greenburg
adventure ... fantasy
Zack's adventures with both the natural and the supernatural are full of fun and surprises.
title: Bozo the Clone
title: A Ghost Named Wanda
title: Great-Grandpa's in the Litter Box
title: How to Speak Dolphin in Three Easy Lessons
title: I'm Out of my Body--Please Leave a Message
title: The Misfortune Cookie
title: My Son, the Time Traveler
title: Never Trust a Cat Who Wears Earrings
title: Now You See Me--Now You Don't
title: This Body is Not Big Enough For Both of Us
title: Through the Medicine Cabinet
title: The Volcano Goddess Will See You Now
title: Zap! I'm a Mind Reader
title: Dr. Jekyll, Orthodontist
title: Elvis the Turnip-- and Me
title: Hang a Left at Venus
title: Evil Queen Tut and the Great Ant Pyramids
title: How I Fixed the Year 1000 Problem
title: The Boy Who Cried Bigfoot
title: The Teacher Ate My Homework
title: It's Itchcraft!
title: Don't Count on Dracula
title: Yikes! Grandma's a Teenager
title: My Grandma, Major-League Slugger
title: Trapped in the Museum of Unnatural History
title: Tell a Lie and Your Butt Will Grow
title: Me and My Mummy
title: Just Add Water and...Scream!
title: How I Went From Bad to Verse
title: Greenish Eggs and Dinosaurs
My Father's Dragon Series (age 7-10)
by Ruth Stiles Gannett
adventure ... friendship ... knights/castles/dragons
A young boy determines to rescue a poor baby dragon who is being used by a group of lazy wild animals to ferry them across the river on Wild Island.
title: My Father's Dragon
title: Elmer and the Dragon
title: The Dragons of Blueland
title: Three Tales of My Father's Dragon
The Pony Pals Series (age 7-10)
by Jeanne Betancourt
adventure ... friendship ... animals
Each book finds our pals in a new equine adventure.
title: I Want a Pony
title: A Pony For Keeps
title: A Pony In Trouble
title: Give Me Back My Pony
title: Pony to the Rescue
title: Too Many Ponies
title: Runaway Pony
title: The Wild Pony
title: The Girl Who Hated Ponies
title: The Blind Pony
title: Circus Pony
title: Detective Pony
title: Don't Hurt My Pony
title: Ghost Pony
title: Good-bye Pony
title: He's My Pony
title: Keep Out, Pony!
title: Magic Pony
title: The Missing Pony Pal
title: Moving Pony
title: Ponies From the Past
title: Ponies on Parade
title: Pony-4-Sale
title: The Pony and the Haunted Barn
title: The Pony and the Missing Dog
title: Pony Problem
title: Pony-Sitters
title: The Saddest Pony
title: Stolen Ponies
title: Western Pony
title: The Winning Pony

Sat Aug 25 11:55:25 2012
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