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Series, Characters, Authors for Ages 11-13

Series, Characters, Authors for Ages 11-13

 
Share this historical fiction series with your independent reader. These stories, written in diary format, will transport your child to some of the most important moments in history.
This brand new Goosebumps series features the return of some infamous villains!
Gotta catch ‘em all! Send your independent reader on an adventure to train Pikachu with Ash in the Pokemon tie-in series.
Your independent reader will love the fantasy and adventures that take form in Kazu Kibuishi’s graphic novel series Amulet.
With more than 200 activity and chapter books, the Rainbow Magic series will make your independent reader want to grow up in Fairyland!
From middle school, to drama, to friendship, this fan-favorite series by Rachel Renee Russell (and her daughters!) is sure to please your tween reader.
Share the humorous adventures of third-grader Judy Moody, a widely popular series by Megan McDonald, with your independent reader.
Share the magic of Harry Potter with a new generation of readers!
Your tween will love immersing himself in the colorful, heartfelt, and brilliant words of award-winning author and poet Gary Soto.
Tweens will enjoy this series that follows Greg Heffley as he enters middle school with the goal of becoming popular.
Does your 9- to 12-year-old love "Diary of a Wimpy Kid"? Try these similar books next.
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These books help teach the letters of the alphabet, along with the most common consonant sounds and long and short vowel sounds.
The I SPY Challenger series uses photographs from the original I SPY books with new challenging riddles.

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