Category Archives: book lists for young readers

The “still between semesters” Book List

Students are back in school, but I’m still between semesters, so I thought I’d squeeze in a list of books. If you’re wondering how books are chosen for this list, you can read about it here. The first book was … Continue reading

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End of Semester Book List

We’re in the final throes of Fall semester 2015, so how about a study-break book list? This list heavily favors girl readers, but boys might enjoy these suggestions as well (especially Mistwood). As well, it’s never a bad thing for … Continue reading

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How about another book list?

I bet you’re getting bored of summer. Right? You are, right? Okay, maybe you’re not. Here are several good reads for lazy summer days and evenings. Here are a couple of books recommended by 9/10 year old students: The Call … Continue reading

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How About Something New? (book recommendations)

So far, I’ve recommended only fiction books, but I like a little variety. Don’t you? These books are especially for girls 9+. Pretty sure boys won’t be interested in some of these, but it’s always good to try new things. … Continue reading

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Book List

The books on this list were well-liked by girls age 9+, but some boys age 12+ read and enjoyed them as well. The Y.S. Ling mysteries have been described as an “edgier” Nancy Drew mystery series. I read the first … Continue reading

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Book Lists

When I’m not baking on my lunch hour, I sometimes search for books I can recommend to young readers. My goal is to support curiosity, self-management, and agency. Reading for fun can help students accomplish that. Right now, I’m usually … Continue reading

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