Action (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Nonstop action and adventure will keep you on the edge of your seat.

Adventure (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) In which exciting events dominate.

Animals (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Novels about animals and their animal nature.

The Arts (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Novels about the theater, dance, art, or music.

Authorship (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Novels that explore the process of writing, storytelling, or being an author.

Brilliant Protagonist (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) In which the main character is especially witty or intelligent.

Bigotry (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Novels that deal with intolerance.

Enterprise (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Novels about invention, business, or a contest.

Family (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Novels that explore family relationships in all kinds of families.

Fantasy (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Step into a different reality.

Folklore (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Stories about traditional customs or stories of a people, country, or region.

Friendship (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Novels that explore relationships.

Growing Up (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Novels about how your point of view matures as you grow.

Historical (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Set in a historical period, not modern/contemporary.

Humor (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Novels that tickle your funnybone.

Identity (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Novels about discovering who you are or where you are from.

Illness/Loss (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Novels that explore illness or loss.

Knights/Castles/Dragons (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) A medieval setting could turn up in a fantasy or a historical novel.

Letters/Journal (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) As if written by the main character.

Magic (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Anything can happen when magic is underfoot.

Math/Science/Technology (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Explore or celebrate math, science, or technology.

Mystery (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) The plot revolves around solving a crime or discovering a secret.

Nature (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Novels about the natural world.

Poetry (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Novels written, at least in part, in verse. See also the Poetry section (Nonfiction 811.54) for collections of poetry.

Princesses (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Princesses in folklore, or fantasy; in medieval times, or in modern times.

Realistic (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Modern, realistic situations you can relate to.

School (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Novels about events that take place at school.

Science Fiction (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Novels dealing with the impact of actual or imagined scientific ideas.

Short Stories (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Collections of short stories, sometimes linked by characters or plot. See also the Story Collection section (SC). See also the Fables and Folklore section (Nonfiction 398).

Spooky (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Spine-tingling novels that often feature ghosts. See also the Folklore section (nonfiction 398). See also the Story Collection section (SC).

Sports (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Novels about sports.

Survival (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) High-stakes adventures.

Traditions (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Holidays, special occasions, and the cultural traditions that surround them.

Voyages/Journeys (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Novels that explore the journey, and how it changes the traveler.

War (age 7-10) (age 8-11) (age 9-12) (age 10+) (age 12+) (age 14+) Stories of battle, and the effect of wartime back home.


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