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Serious About Series: Ages 8-10

Kids' book series are great to keep your child turning the pages. Here are the first books from some of our favorites for elementary schoolers.
 
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Series: Harry Potter, Book #1
by J. K. Rowling Illustrated by Mary GrandPré
Harry Potter's life is miserable. His parents are dead and he's stuck with his heartless relatives, who force him to live in a tiny closet under the stairs. But his fortune changes when he receives a letter that tells him the truth about himself: he's a wizard.
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The Adventures of Captain Underpants
Series: Captain Underpants, Book #1
by Dav Pilkey Illustrated by Dav Pilkey
George likes to write. Harold likes to draw. They figure all superheroes look like they're wearing underpants — and so a new comic-book superhero is born. And this one's got Wedgie Power! The boys are just as creative in real life too.
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Spirit Animals: Book 1: Wild Born
Series: Spirit Animals, Book #1
by Brandon Mull

#1 New York Times bestseller Brandon Mull launches Scholastic's wildly popular multiplatform phenomenon.


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Everest I: The Contest
Series: Everest, Book #1
by Gordon Korman
Four kids. One mountain.They come from all across America to be the youngest kid ever to climb Everest. But only one will reach the top first. The competition is fierce. The preparation is intense. The challenge is breathtaking.
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The Lightning Thief
by Rick Riordan

Percy Jackson has ADHD, dyslexia, and a taste for trouble, so he's stuck going to a private school in upstate New York for hard-to-handle kids. If he doesn't get his life into shape, this could be the sixth school he's expelled from.


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Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
Series: Fudge
by Judy Blume

Life with his little brother, two-year-old Fudge, makes Peter Hatcher feel like a fourth grade nothing. Fudge is actually a tiny terror in disguise, causing mischief everywhere he goes.

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The Dragonet Prophecy
Series: Wings of Fire, Book #1
by Tui T. Sutherland

A thrilling new series begins. The seven dragon tribes have been at war for generations, locked in an endless battle over an ancient, lost treasure. A secret movement called the Talons of Peace is determined to bring an end to the fighting, with the help of a prophecy, a foretelling that calls for great sacrifice.

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Series: The Chronicles of Narnia, Book #2
by C. S. Lewis Illustrated by Pauline Baynes

Air-raids over London during WWII compel four siblings — Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy — to be sent away from the city to the house of a kindly but remote Professor "who lived in the heart of the country." There is much to discover in the country: woods, mountains, owls, eagles, maybe even hawks and snakes.

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The Bad Beginning
Series: Series of Unfortunate Events, Book #1
by Lemony Snicket Illustrated by Brett Helquist

When the Baudelaire children become orphans, they are sent to live with a distant relative. Fourteen-year-old Violet, twelve-year-old Klaus, and baby Sunny are very unhappy in their new home. Will Count Olaf succeed in his evil plan to steal their inheritance?null
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Dinosaurs Before Dark
Series: The Magic Tree House, Book #1
by Mary Pope Osborne Illustrated by Sal Murdocca
Where did the tree house come from? Before Jack and Annie can find out, the mysterious tree house whisks them to the prehistoric past. Now they have to figure out how to get home.
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Lost Treasure of the Emerald Eye
Series: Geronimo Stilton, Book #1
by Geronimo Stilton

Who is Geronimo Stilton? Why, that's me! I run a newspaper, but my true passion is writing tales of adventure. Here on Mouse Island, my books are all bestsellers! What's that? You've never read one? Well, my books are full of fun. They are whisker-licking-good stories, and that's a promise!

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Paperback Book: $6.39

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Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Stolen Diamonds
by David A. Adler Illustrated by Susanna Natti

When Cam Jansen and her friend Eric believe the police have caught an innocent man, they decide to take the situation into their own hands and discover for themselves who really robbed Parker's Jewelry Store.

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Paperback Book: $3.19

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Into the Wild
by Erin Hunter

Fire alone can save our Clan...

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The Red Pyramid
Series: The Kane Chronicles, Book #1
by Rick Riordan

Since their mother's death, Carter and Sadie have become near strangers. While Sadie has lived with her grandparents in London, her brother has traveled the world with their father, the brilliant Egyptologist, Dr. Julius Kane. One night, Dr.

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Meet Kit
by Valerie Tripp Illustrated by Walter Rane
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The Golden Compass
by Philip Pullman Illustrated by Eric Rohmann

In a landmark epic of fantasy and storytelling, Philip Pullman invites readers into a world as convincing and thoroughly realized as Narnia, Earthsea, or Redwall.

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Inkheart
Series: The Inkheart Trilogy, Book #1
by Cornelia Funke
Meggie lives a quiet life alone with her father, a book-binder. But her father has a deep secret — he posseses an extraordinary magical power. One day a mysterious stranger arrives who seems linked to her father's past. Who is this sinister character and what does he want?
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Redwall
Series: Redwall Series, Book #1
by Brian Jacques Illustrated by Troy Howell

When the peaceful life of ancient Redwall Abbey is shattered by the arrival of the evil rat Cluny and his villainous hordes, Matthias, a young mouse, determines to find the legendary sword of Martin the Warrior which, he is convinced, will help edwall's inhabitants destroy the enemy.

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The Dark Hills Divide
Series: Land of Elyon, The, Book #1
by Patrick Carman
An extraordinary debut weaving magic and heroism into a classic tale of good and evil, featuring a heroine you'll never forget.
Inquisitive twelve-year-old Alexa Daley is spending another summer in the walled town of Bridewell. This year, she is set on solving the mystery of what lies beyond the walls.
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Molly Moon's Incredible Book of Hypnotism
by Georgia Byng
Welcome to the Wonderful World of Hypnotism!

Molly Moon has spent her entire life in a miserable orphanage run by the hairy, snaggletoothed Miss Adderson. But when she finds a mysterious book, Molly discovers an extraordinary talent — she can hypnotize anyone!

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Chronicles of Prydain, The #1: The Book of Three
by Lloyd Alexander

Taran, the Assistant Pig-Keeper, longs to be a hero. He begins his journey with a strange assortment of companions on a dangerous mission to save his beloved land, Prydain.

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