My Recommendations

Children’s: Birth – age 5

  • Counting Kisses by Karen Katz
  • Steam Train, Dream Train by Sherri Duskey Rinker
  • If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, If You Give a Moose a Muffin, etc. series by Laura Numeroff
  • The Spooky Wheels on the Bus by
  • Choo-Choo Clickety Clack by Maragret Mayo
  • Freight Train by David Crewes
  • Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin

Young Readers/Elementary School: ages 6 – 12

  • The Tail of Emily Windsnap series by Liz Kessler
  • Running out of Time by Margaret Patterson Haddix
  • Among the Hidden sereis by Maraget Patterson Haddix
  • Number the Stars by Lois Lowery
  • Dear America, Royal Diaries, My Name is America, and My America series by various authors
  • America Girl books
  • Star Wars Jedi Academy by Jeffrey Brown
  • Go-For-Gold-Fymnasts Series by Dominque Moceanu and Alica Thompson

Young Adult: ages 12 – 18

  • The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzzane Collins
  • Inkworld Trilogy by Cornelia Funke and translated by Althea Bell
  • The Mediator Series by Meg Cabot
  • 13 Little Blue Envelopes by Margaret Johnson
  • All American Girl and Ready or Not by Meg Cabot
  • The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series by Ann Brashares
  • The Immortals Quartet, Bekka Cooper Trilogy, Daughter of the Lioness/Trickser Duology , Cirlce of Magic, The Circle Opens by Tamora Pierce
  • Whale Talk by Chirs Crutcher
  • Beautiful Creatures by Margaret Sohl and Kami Garcia
  • Gemma Doyle Trilogy by Libba Bray
  • The Kane Chronicles by Rick Riordan
  • Beauty Queens by Libba Bray
  • Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

Books for Adults

  • The Time Traveler’s Wife by
  • The Blind Assasin by Margaret Atwood (Booker Prize Winner)
  • Girl in Transaltion by Jean Kwok (2011 Alex Award Winner for Best Adult Book for Teens)
  • Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Grahm Seth-Greene and Jane Austen
  • Heather Wells Mysteries by Meg Cabot
  • Clockwork Century Series by Cherrie Priest
  • William Shakespeare’s Star Wars: Verily a New Hope by Ian Doescher

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