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Series, Characters, Authors for Ages 11-13

Series, Characters, Authors for Ages 11-13

 
Is your independent reader looking for a great hero story? Try these books for ages 8-13.
Tweens will enjoy this series that follows Greg Heffley as he enters middle school with the goal of becoming popular.
Follow Katniss on a futuristic adventure for teen readers (ages 12 and up) by Suzanne Collins.
This adventurous, historical fiction series will get your independent reader hooked on learning about the past!
Your independent reader can channel his inner detective all day long with the Encyclopedia Brown series.
Share the I SPY fun with anyone.
Your tween can dive into a whole new realm with K.A. Applegate's epic series about five normal kids with limitless abilities.
The I SPY Challenger series uses photographs from the original I SPY books with new challenging riddles.
When it's time for an adventure, introduce your child to Jeff Smith's Bone series.
Three siblings find a magical parallel world in this fantasy series for middle grade readers. Plus, check out the Beyond the Spiderwick Chronicles series.
These Percy Jackson series mix classic Greek mythology with modern adventure -- your tween is sure to be engaged.
Does your 9- to 12-year-old love "Diary of a Wimpy Kid"? Try these similar books next.
Give your child the classic thrills and chills with these scary reads and activity books that are actually based on the featured film.
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.

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