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Adventure & Fantasy for Ages 11-13

Adventure & Fantasy for Ages 11-13

 
Percy Jackson and the Olympians mixes classic Greek mythology with modern adventure — your tween is sure to enjoy this series by Rick Riordan.
Introduce your independent reader to The Spiderwick Chronicles series, which follows three siblings as they discover a magical, dangerous world parallel to our own.
Want to keep kids hooked on a book? Try these page-turning mystery tales.
Share the magic of Harry Potter with a new generation of readers!
Your independent reader will love the fantasy and adventures that take form in Kazu Kibuishi’s graphic novel series Amulet.
Does your independent reader still love illustrations? Or is he constantly hooked on chapter books? No matter what his preference, try recommending these creative and engaging graphic novels.
Whether your child is still a little too young for The Hunger Games or just devours books about other-worldly societies, these dystopian novels are bound to please your middle grade reader.
Fans of The Hunger Games book will love these read-alikes.
You may want to read these stories before your child does to make sure they are appropriate, but pre-teens around the country are in love with these gritty YA stories.
Send a chill up your independent reader's spine with these spooky (and funny!) tales.
Join Charlie and his friends in this exciting series!
Is your 6th to 8th grader too young for The Hunger Games series? Try Suzanne Collins' fun fantasy series for younger readers.
Don't miss these wonderful graphic novels about making friends, testing your limits, and overcoming challenges.
Introduce your middle grade reader to Goosebumps, the beloved classic thriller series where kids triumph over evil.

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