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Series, Characters, Authors for Ages 11-13

Series, Characters, Authors for Ages 11-13

 
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.
Your tween will love immersing himself in the colorful, heartfelt, and brilliant words of award-winning author and poet Gary Soto.
Does your 9- to 12-year-old love "Diary of a Wimpy Kid"? Try these similar books next.
We asked our Facebook fans to tell us which books they loved when they were kids. Here are the most popular responses we received!
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.
Share the I SPY fun with anyone.
by Michelle Anthony, PhD
Use the book and author suggestions below to match the reading level and interests of your preteen.
Check out these books that inspired Hollywood movie adaptations.
Send a chill up your independent reader's spine with these spooky (and funny!) tales.
Join Charlie and his friends in this exciting series!
Your kids will want to savor these great series books all summer long.
Whether your child's a hipster, dreamer, or history buff, these popular boredom busters offer plenty of appeal.

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