For the older child – usually between 10 and 15

Lois Lowry
The Giver Series
The Giver
Gathering Blue

P.V. Lundqvist
Not Just For Breakfast Anymore

Roy MacGregor
The Complete Screech Owls

Michael J. Martineck
The Misspellers

Lucy Maud Montgomery
Anne Shirley Series
Anne of Green Gables
Anne of Avonlea

Anne Nesbet
The Cabinets of Earth

Tom O’Donnell
Space Rocks!

Gene Stratton Porter
A Girl of the Limberlost

Terry Pratchett

Guillaume Prevost
Book of Time Series
The Book of Time
The Gate of Days
The Circle of Gold

Philip Pullman
The Golden Compass by Philip PullmanDark Materials Series
The Golden Compass
The Subtle Knife
The Amber Spyglass

Rick Riordan
The Olympians Series
The Lightning Thief
The Sea of Monsters
The Titan’s Curse
The Battle of the Labyrinth
The Last Olympian

Heroes of Olympus
Lost Hero
The Son of Neptune
The Mark of Athena
The House of Hades
The Blood of Olympus

The Kane Chronicles
The Red Pyramid
The Throne of Fire
The Serpent’s Shadow

Rachel Roberts
Circles In the Stream

J.K. Rowling
The Tales of Beedle the Bard

Harry Potter Series
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Graham Salisbury
Eye of the Emporer

Brandon Sanderson
Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians

Laura Amy Schlitz
A Drowned Maiden’s Hair

Robert Louis Smith
Antiquitas Lost

Alan St. Jean
Aidan of Oren

Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell
The Edge Chronicles: Beyond the Deepwoods

Jeff Stone

Mark Twain
The Prince and the Pauper

Jules Verne
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Patrick Welch
Brendell Rogue Thief

Carol Weston
Melanie in Manhattan

Jennifer Lasker White
Cool Head Luke and Other Stories

Dealing with Dragons by Patricia C. WredePatricia C. Wrede
Dealing With Dragons
Talking To Dragons

Lawrence Yep