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I feel like I am repeating myself but I can’t help it. Before you explore this list,
check out the previous age categories first because those lists contain a lot of books for this age group but perhaps they could be enjoyed by a 10- or 11-year-old already so the book is there and not here. Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy The Music of Dolphins Homeless Bird Watership Down My son read it in 5th grade and liked it. Peak We listened to the audio book when my kids were in 4th and 6th grade. The Cay Stardust is sequel to Small Steps . Holes The Raft The Outsiders For a list of books in the The Giver click Giver Quartet series here . My daughter read it in school in 6th grade. Gathering Blue For a The Maze Runner list of books in this series click here. Runaway Twin Read more reviews Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit here. If you like it check out the sequel Moribito: Guardian of the Darkness Read more reviews Someone Named Eva here. Since we are from the Czech Republic, I would like my daughter to read this book when she reaches this age. No need to be Czech though to understand the story. Crash The Cupcake Queen Splendors and Glooms Touching Spirit Bear Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Then Again, Maybe I Won’t Deenie Tiger Eyes Read more reviews The Bromeliad Trilogy: Truckers, Diggers, and Wings here. My daughter read it over the summer before entering 7th grade and enjoyed it very much. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl Catherine, Called Birdy The Dog Who Wouldn’t Be Just As Long As We’re Together The Breadwinner (a very sad book) A Summer to Die The Arrival The House of the Scorpion Little Women Hope Was Here (starts slow, be patient) For a Dead End in Norvelt list of books in this series click here. My son read it in 5th grade. Bomb: The Race to Build–and Steal–the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon For a The Way of the Warrior list of books in this series click here. The Prince and the Dressmaker Darius the Great Is Not Okay To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before For a The Wrath & the Dawn list of books click here. Leap Day Heaven Looks a Lot Like the Mall For a series of books in this The Face on the Milk Carton series click here. Zero Day Notes From The Midnight Driver What Light We Are All Made of Molecules Finding Audrey For a list of books in this Larklight series click here. The Summer of Jordi Perez (And the Best Burger in Los Angeles) For a Black Wings Beating list of books in this series click here. The Poet X Stephen McCranie’s Space Boy Hey, Kiddo Deadly For a Death Cloud (Sherlock Holmes: The Legend Begins) list of books in this series click here. The Call of the Wild Click A Girl Named Digit here for sequels. : Book 1 of A Corner of White The Colors of Madeleine Click here for the sequel (one as of now). The Rithmatist Truce: The Day the Soldiers Stopped Fighting For a The Hunchback Assignments list of books in this series click here. Treasure Island Poison The Heartbreak Messenger For a Evil Genius list of books in the Genius series click here. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Hattie Big Sky Cut Mimus For a Starters list of books in this series click here. Nation A Monster Calls For a Seraphina list of books in this series click here. For a Enchanted list of books in The Woodcutter Sisters series click here. Rules of the Road For a Variant list of books in this series click here. Carry On, Mr. Bowditch The Running Dream If I Ever Get Out of Here Woods Runner Downriver (graphic novel) Anya’s Ghost For a An Ember in the Ashes list of books in this series click here. The Boy in the Black Suit Shadowshaper (for lovers of dragons) For a Dragonsong list of books in Harper Hall Trilogy click here.
For a Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25 list of books in this series click here. For a The Novice list of books in this series click here. Under a Painted Sky 12 or 13? For a list of books in the series Legacy of Orisha click Children of Blood and Bone here. My daughter read it in 7th grade. For a Caraval list of books in this series click here. We listened to it over the summer when my son was 11 and she was 13. Long Way Down Heartless For a Illuminae list of books in this series click here. All American Boys a I Am Number Four For list of books in this series click here. (The Golden Compass; The Subtle Knife; The Amber Spyglass) His Dark Materials Omnibus graphic novel This One Summer Turnabout For a Also Known As list of books in this series click here. For a The Testing list of books in The Testing series click here. My son read it in 5th grade. The Count of Monte Cristo For a Life As We Knew It list of books in the Life As We Knew It Series click here. For a list of books in Enclave The Razorland Trilogy click here. How to Save a Life Trash Bamboo People Far Far Away Boy21 For a The Paladin Prophecy: Book 1 list of books in this series click here. Kids read the Ender’s Game The Ender Quintet series at the age of 10 but there is a lot of violence in this militaristic story so I think this age is probably more appropriate for it. Some websites recommend it for ages 13 or 14. My son read it when he finished 5th grade, my daughter at the end of 7th. For a Ender’s Shadow list of books in The Shadow Series click here. For a Anna and the French Kiss list of books by this author click here. Check out the sequel Six of Crows here. You can read it before you read (trilogy) although it contains some spoilers. Generally, most people liked Six of Crows better than Shadow and Bone but both are very good. Some people read just Six of Crows. Shadow and Bone
If you are looking for more books, check out the following
reading lists: List 1 (Grades 7 & 8) List 2 (Grades 7 & 8)
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