Girls Recommended List Gr. 3

Girls Recommended List
Gr. 3-4 Girls
Allende, Isabel City of the Beasts
Anderson M.T. Whales on Stilts
Avi Ereth's Birthday, The End of the Beginning, and the Poppy series
Barker, Clive Abarat and Days of Magic, Nights of War
Barry, Dave Peter and the Starcatchers
Benton, Jim Dear Dumb Diary My Pants Are Haunted
Berkeley, Jon The Wednesday Tales series: Palace of Laughter and Tiger's Egg
Blume, Judy Blubber, Double Fudge, and Superfudge
Bond, Michael The Paddington series
Byars, Betsy My Dog, My Hero
Cary, Kate Bloodline
Cleary, Beverly Ribsy
Clements, Andrew Lunch Money
Colfer, Eoin Artemis Fowl and Half Moon Investigations
Collins, Suzanne The Underland Chronicles
Coville, Bruce Jennifer Murdley's Toad and Juliet Dove, Queen of Love
Cowley, Joy Chicken Feathers
Creech, Sharon Hate That Cat and Love That Dog
Dahl, Roald George's Marvelous Medicine, The Witches, and The Twits
Dale, Anna Whispering to Witches
Delaney, Joseph The Last Apprentice series
Di Camillo, Kate Because of Winn-Dixie, The Miraculous Journey
of Edward Tulane, and The Tale of Despereaux
Doyle, Roddy The Giggler Treatment and Rover Saves Christmas
Estes, Eleanor The Moffets, Ginger Pye, and Pinky Pye
Farley, Terri Horse Charmer
Farran, Christopher Animals to the Rescue: True Stories of Animal Heroes
Field, Rachel Hitty: Her First Hundred Years
Funke, Cornelia Dragon Rider, Inkheart, Inkspell, and The Thief Lord
Gilliland, Judith Strange Birds
Gutman, Dan The Get Rich Quick Club
Helquist, Hart Captain Hook
Hesse, Karen The Music of the Dolphins
Hiaasen, Carl Flush and Hoot
Howe, James The Bunnicula series
Ibbotson, Eva Dial-a-Ghost and Which Witch?
Jacobson, Jennifer Richard Truly Winnie
Jacques, Brian The Redwall series
Jenkins, Emily Toys Go Out
Jennings, Paul Uncollected
Kessler, Liz The Tail of Emily Windsnap
Kilse, Kate Letters from Camp and Regarding the Fountain
King-Smith, Dick The Cat Lady
Kinney, Jeff Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Roderick Rules,
and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw
Lasky, Kathryn The Guardians of Ga'hoole series
Levine, Gail Carson Ella Enchanted
Lewis, C.S. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
and The Magician's Nephew
Lowry, Lois Number the Stars
Maguire, Gregory Leaping Beauty
Martin, Ann The Doll People, The Runaway Dolls, and The Meanest Doll
in the World
Matson, Nancy The Boy Trap
McGhee, Alison Snap
Moore, Robin Maggie Among the Seneca
Moss, Marissa The Amelia series
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds All But Alice and Carlotta's Kittens
Paolini, Christopher Eragon, Eldest, and Brisingr
Paterson, Katherine Bridge to Terabithia
Pearson, Ridley The Kingdom Keepers series
Peirce, Lincoln The Big Nate series
Peterson, John The Littles, The Littles Go Exploring,
and The Littles to the Rescue
Pierce, Tamora Circle of Magic: Sandry's Book
Platt, Kin Big Max
Riordan, Rick The Percy Jackson and the Olympians series
Roberts, William Davis Megan's Island
Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter
and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban,
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, etc.
Ryan, Pam Paint the Wind
Sachar, Louis Holes
Sage, Angie Flyte, Magyk, and Physik
Schndback, Mindy Princess from Another Planet
Scieszka, Jon Knights of the Kitchen Table and the others in this series
Seidler, Tor Toes and The Wainscot Weasel
Selznick, Brian The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Sewell, Anna Black Beauty
Snicket, Lemony The Bad Beginning and the rest of the Series of
Unfortunate Events books.
Sobol, Donald J. Encyclopedia Brown Sets the Pace
Spinelli, Jerry Fourth Grade Rats
Stroud, Jonathan The Amulet of Samarkand
Szymanski, Lois Little Blue Eyes and Little Icicle
Tolkien, J.R.R. The Hobbit and The Fellowship of the Ring
Wallace, Bill Snot Stew
Wrede, Patricia Searching for Dragons
Gr. 5-6 Girls
Agell, Charlotte Welcome Home or Someplace Like It
Allende, Isabelle City of the Beasts
Baskin, Nora Raleigh Almost Home
Bauer, Joan Hope Was Here and Rules of the Road
Beddor, Frank Looking Glass Wars
Brashares, Ann The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants trilogy
Bryatt, Jen Pieces of Georgia
Buckley, Michael The Sisters Grimm series: The Fairy Tale Detectives,
The Unusual Suspects, and The Problem Child
Cabot, Meg Haunted and the Princess books: The Princess Diaries,
Princess in the Spotlight, Princess in Love, etc.
Carman, Patrick The Dark Hills Divide
Competstine, Ying Chang Revolution is Not a Dinner Party
Cooney, Caroline B. The Face on the Milk Carton Trilogy
Creech, Sharon Chasing Redbird
Cushman, Karen The Loud Silence of Francine Green
Dessen, Sarah Keeping the Moon, The Truth About Forever, and Just Listen
Draper, Sharon Copper Sun
Duprau, Jeanne City of Ember
Ellis, Deborah I Am a Taxi and the Breadwinner trilogy: Breadwinner,
Parvana's Journey, Sacred Leaf, and Mud City
Felin, M. Sindy Touching Snow
Flanagan, John The Ruins of Gorlan and the other Ranger's Apprentice books
Friend, Natasha Bounce and Perfect
Funke, Cornelia Inkheart, Inkspell, and The Thief Lord
Furlong, Monica The Wise Child trilogy: The Wise Child, Juniper,
and Coleman
Gardener, Sally I, Coriander
Grimes, Nikki The Road to Paris
Haddix, Margaret Peterson Among the Hidden and the others in this series;
A House on the Gulf
Haig, Matt Samuel Blink and the Forbidden Forest
Han, Jenny Shug
Hannigan, Katherine Ida B.
Hautman, Pete Rash
Hesse, Herman Out of the Dust
Hiassen, Carl Flush and Hoot
Hobbs, Will Jackie's Wild Seattle
Hoffman, Alice Aquamarine and The Foretelling
Horowitz, Anthony Ark Angel, Raven's Gate, South by Southeast,
Stormbreaker, and Three of Diamonds
Howe, James The Misfits and Totally Joe
Jones, Traci L. Standing Against the Wind
Kessler, Liz The Tail of Emily Windsnap
Kinsey-Warnock, Natalie Gifts from the Sea
Klages, Ellen The Green Glass Sea
Koertge, Ron Shakespeare Bats Cleanup
Korman, Gordon Schooled, Son of the Mob and Born to Rock
Leavitt, Martinne Keturah and Lord Death
Lord, Cynthia Rules
Lowry, Lois The Giver
Martin, Ann The Doll People
Mass, Wendy Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life, A MangoShaped Space (review), and Heaven's A Lot Like the Mall
McKinty, Adrian The Lighthouse Land
Meyer, L.A. Bloody Jack, The Curse of the Blue Tattoo, In the Belly
of the Bloodhound, and Under the Jolly Roger
Mikaelsen, Ben Red Midnight and Tree Girl
Miller, Kirsten KiKi Strike
Myracle, Lauren Eleven, Twelve, L8r, G8r, TTFN, and TTYL
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds Jade Green
Nix, Garth One Beastly Beast
O'Dell, Scott Island of the Blue Dolphins
Oppel, Kenneth Airborn and Skybreaker
Patron, Susan The Higher Power of Lucky
Pattou, Edith East
Patterson, James Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment and Maximum Ride:
School's Out Forever
Patterson, Katherine Bread and Roses Too
Paver, Michelle Wolf Brother, Spirit Walker, and the rest of the Chronicles of
Ancient Darkness series
Pearson, Ridley The Kingdom Keepers
Peet, Mal Keeper and Tamar
Philbrick, Rodman The Young Man and the Sea
Pierce, Tamora Alanna: The First Adventure and Wild Magic
Pinkwater, Daniel The Neddiad
Porter, Pamela The Crazy Man
Pullman, Phillip His Dark Materials trilogy
Riordan, Rick The Lightning Thief and Sea of Monsters
Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and
the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, etc.
Ryan, Pam Munoz Becoming Naomi Leon and Esperanza Rising
Rylant, Cynthia A Fine White Dust and The Islander
Sage, Angie Flyt and Magyk
Selznick, Brian The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Shaw, Susan The Boy from the Basement
Sleator, William The Boy Who Couldn't Die
Spinelli, Jerry Crash and Milkweed
Stewart, Trenton Lee The Mysterious Benedict Society
Stroud, Jonathan Buried Fire and the Bartimaeus trilogy:
The Amulet of Samarkand, The Golem's Eye, and Ptolemy's Gate
Vail, Rachel Ever After
Van Draanen, Wendelin Flipped and Swear to Howdy
Watkins, Yoko Kawashima So Far from the Bamboo Grove
Woodson, Jackie Feathers
Yancey, Rick The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp
Yang, Gene Luen American-Born Chinese
Yolen, Jane The Devil's Arithmetic
Zevin, Gabrielle Elsewhere
Gr. 7-8 Girls
Anderson, Laurie Halse Prom, Wintergirls (review), and Speak
Adams, Douglas The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series
Anderson, M.T. Feed, The Game of Sunken Places, and Thirsty
Anonymous Go Ask Alice
Arnold, Tedd Rat Life
Asher, Jay Thirteen Reasons Why
Atwater-Rhodes, Amelia Hawksong and others
Atwood, Margaret The Handmaid's Tale
Austen, Jane Emma and Pride and Prejudice
Bacigalupi, Paolo Ship Breaker
Bank, Melissa The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing
Banks, Kate Walk Softly, Rachel
Banks, Russell Rule of the Bone
Bauby, Jean-Dominique The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Beale, Fleur I Am Not Esther
Bedder, Frank The Looking Glass Wars
Benioff, David City of Thieves
Berg, Elizabeth Durable Goods and Joy School
Bingham, Kelly Shark Girl
Blackman, Malorie Naughts and Crosses
Booraem, Ellen The Unnameables
Bradley, Alex 24 Girls in 7 Days
Brewer, Heather The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod
Brontë, Charlotte Jane Eyre
Brooks, Kevin Candy
Bryant, Jen Pieces of Georgia
Bryson, Bill Neither Here Nor There and A Walk in the Woods
Buckhanon, Kalisha Upstate
Bunting, Eve Jumping the Nail
Burgess, Melvin Smack
Cabot, Meg All-American Girl and Avalon High and The Princess Diaries
Caletti, Deb The Nature of Jade, Wild Roses, The Fortunes
of Indigo Skye, The Six Rules of Maybe, and Honey, Baby, Sweetheart
Chbosky, Stephen The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Choldenko, Gennifer If a Tree Falls at Lunch Period
Christie, Agatha And Then There Were None
Cisneros, Sandra The House on Mango Street
Cohn, Rachel and David Levithan Dash and Lily's Book of Dares and Nick and
Norah's Infinite Playlist
Collins, Suzanne The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, and Mockingjay
Connolly, Kevin Double Take
Cormier, Robert After the First Death, The Chocolate War, The Rag and
Bone Shop, We All Fall Down, and I Am the Cheese
Crouch, Katie Girls in Trucks
Crutcher, Chris Deadline
Dashner, James The Maze Runner and The Scorch Trials
Deaver, Julie Reece The Night I Disappeared and Say Goodnight, Gracie
Dessen, Sarah Dreamland, Just Listen, Keeping the Moon, Someone Like You,
This Lullaby, Lock and Key, and The Truth about Forever
Doctorow, Cory Little Brother
Donnelly, Jennifer A Northern Light
Dowell, Frances Where I'd Like to Be
Draper, Sharon The Battle of Jericho, Copper Sun, Just Another Hero, and
November Blues
DuMaurier, Daphne Rebecca
Dye, Dan and Beckloff, Mark Amazing Gracie
Edwards, Kim The Memory Keeper's Daughter
Eggers, Dave A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
Ephron, Delia Frannie in Pieces
Farmer, Nancy The House of the Scorpion
Flinn, Alex Breathing Underwater, Diva, and Fade to Black
Foer, Jonathan Safran Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Frasier, Charles Cold Mountain
Frederick, Mariah Head Games
Frost, Helen Keesha's House
Gaiman, Neil Neverwhere, Anansi Boys, and The Graveyard Book
Galloway, Gregory As Simple as Snow
Galloway, Steven The Cellist of Sarajevo
Garden, Nancy The Year They Burned the Books
Garland, Alex The Beach
Golden, Arthur Memoirs of a Geisha
Golding, William Lord of the Flies
Goldman, William The Princess Bride
Goldschmidt, Judy The Secret Blog of Raisin Rodriguez
Grant, Michael Gone, (review) Lies, and Hunger
Green, John An Abundance of Katherines, Looking for Alaska, and
Paper Towns
Green, John and David Levithan Will Grayson, Will Grayson
Greenberg, Joanne I Never Promised You a Rose Garden
Grogan, John Marley and Me
Haddon, Mark The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Haig, Matt The Dead Father's Club (review)
Han, Jenny Shug, It's Not Summer Without You, and The Summer
I Turned Pretty (review)
Harlow, Joan Shadows of the Sea
Harris, Joanne Chocolat
Hautman, Pete All-In, How to Steal a Car, Rash, Hole in the Sky, and Invisible
Hinton, S.E. The Outsiders and That Was Then, This Is Now
Hoffman, Alice At Risk and Practical Magic
Hopkins, Ellen Impulse
Hornby, Nick High Fidelity and Slam
Hughes, Mark I Am the Wallpaper
Hurwin, Davida Wills A Time for Dancing
Irving, John The Ciderhouse Rules
Ishiguro, Kazuo Never Let Me Go
Jacobson, Jennifer The Complete History of Why I Hate Her
James, Brian Zombie Blondes
Johnson, Angela The First Part Last
Johnson, LouAnne Dangerous Minds
Jones, Carrie Tips on Having a Gay Ex-Boyfriend and Love and Other Uses
for Duct Tape
Jones, Kimberly Sand Dollar Summer
Karr, Mary The Liars Club
Katcher, Brian Playing with Matches
Kaysen, Susanna Girl, Interrupted
Kidd, Sue Monk The Secret Life of Bees
Kingsolver, Barbara The Bean Trees and The Poisonwood Bible
Klass, David Dark Angel
Klein, Lisa Ophelia
Kluger, Steve My Most Excellent Year
Kneale, Matthew When We Were Romans
Koertge, Ron Boy Girl Boy
Korman, Gordon Schooled, Son of the Mob, Son of the Mob: Hollywood Hustle,
and Jake, Reinvented
Koss, Amy Goldman The Cheat and The Girls
Krakauer, Jon Into Thin Air and Into the Wild
Lasky, Kathryn Memoirs of a Bookbat
Lee, Harper To Kill a Mockingbird
Letts, Billie Where the Heart Is
Lieb, Josh I Am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want To Be Your
Class President
Lockhart, E. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks (review),
The Boyfriend List, The Boy Book, The Treasure Map of Boys,
and Fly on the Wall
Lore, Pittacus I Am Number Four
Lubar, David Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie (review)
Marchetta, Melina Jellicoe Road and Saving Francesca
Marino, Peter Magic and Misery (review)
Marsden, John The Tomorrow series and Letters from the Inside
Mass, Wendy Heaven Looks a Lot Like the Mall, Jeremy Fink and the
Meaning of Life, and A Mango-Shaped Space
McBride, James The Color of Water
McCammon, Robert Boy's Life
McCormick, Patricia Cut, Purple Heart, and Sold
McNeal, Laura and Tom Crooked, Crushed, and Zipped
Meyer, Stephenie Eclipse, New Moon, and Twilight
Mezrich, Ben Bringing Down the House
Moriarty, Jaclyn Feeling Sorry for Celia, The Murder of Bindy Mackenzie,
The Spell Book of Listen Taylor, and The Year of Secret Assignments
Myers, Walter Dean Fallen Angels and Monster
Myracle, Lauren Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks
Miller, Mary Beth Aimee
Moehringer, J.D. The Tender Bar
Moore, Lorrie Who Will Run the Frog Hospital?
Moore, Perry Hero
Morpurgo, Michael Private Peaceful
Nelson, Jandy The Sky Is Everywhere
Ness, Patrick The Ask and the Answer, Monsters of Men, and The Knife of
Never Letting Go
Nix, Garth Sabriel, Lirael, and Abhorsen
Nolan, Han If I Should Die Before I Wake (review) and A Summer of Kings
Oates, Joyce Carol After the Wreck, I Picked Myself Up, Spread My Wings,
and Flew Away, and Freaky Green Eyes
Obama, Barack Dreams from My Father
Ockler, Sarah Twenty Boy Summer and Fixing Delilah
Oliver, Lauren Before I Fall
Oppel, Kenneth Airborn, Skybreaker, and Starclimber
Osa, Nancy Cuba 15
Ostow, Micol Westminster Abby
Pascal, Francine The Ruling Class
Pearson, Mary A Room on Lorelei Street, The Miles Between, and
The Adoration of Jenna Fox
Pennbaker, Ruth Don't Think Twice
Pfeffer, Susan Beth Life as We Knew It, This World We Live In, and
The Dead and the Gone
Picoult, Jodi Nineteen Minutes
Plum-Ucci, Carol What Happened to Lani Garver?
Prose, Francine After
Rabb, Margo Cures for Heartbreak
Reichl, Ruth Tender at the Bone
Reinhart, Dana A Brief Chapter in My Impossible Life, How to Build a House,
Things A Brother Knows, and Harmless
Rennison, Louise Then He Ate My Boy Entrancers and others
Rex, Adam The True Meaning of Smekday
Rhodes-Courter, Ashley Three Little Words
Rich, Simon Ant Farm
Rinaldi, Ann In My Father's House and others
Rosen, Renee Every Crooked Pot
Rosoff, Meg Just in Case, What I Was, and How I Live Now
Rowling, J.K. The Harry Potter series
Runyon, Brent The Burn Journals and Surface Tension
Salinger, J.D. The Catcher in the Rye
Satrapi, Marjane Persepolis and Persepolis 2
Schwartz, John Short: Walking Tall When You're Not Tall At All
Scott, Elizabeth Bloom
Sharenow, Robert My Mother the Cheerleader
Shea, Suzanne Life of the Valley
Sherwood, Ben Charlie Saint Cloud
Showalter, Gena Oh My Goth
Shusterman, Neal Everlost, Everwild, The Shadow Club, and Unwind
Simpson, Mona Anywhere but Here
Sittenfeld, Curtis Prep
Small, David Stitches
Smith, Betty A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Smith, Dodie I Capture the Castle (review)
Smith, Kirsten The Geography of Girlhood
Sones, Sonya One of Those Hideous Books Where the Mother Dies,
Stop Pretending, What My Mother Doesn't Know, What My
Girlfriend Doesn't Know, and What Happened When My Big Sister
Went Crazy
Sonnenblick, Jordan Notes from a Midnight Driver, Zen and the
Art of Faking It, After Ever After, and Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie
Spiegelman, Art Maus I and Maus II
Strasser, Todd Can't Get There from Here and Give a Boy a Gun
Swanson, Julie Going for the Record
Tan, Amy The Joy Luck Club
Tinti, Hannah The Good Thief (review)
Toews, Miriam A Complicated Kindness
Vail, Rachel Ever After
Vizzini, Ned Be More Chill and It's Kind of a Funny Story
Vonnegut, Kurt A Man Without a Country, Slaughterhouse-Five, Cat's Cradle,
Slapstick, Galapagos, and Armageddon in Retrospect
Vrettos, A.M. Skin
Walls, Jeanette The Glass Castle
Weatherby, Lee Kat Got Your Tongue
Weaver, Will Defect
Weeks, Sarah So B. It
Whelan, Gloria Chu Ju's House
Wiles, Deborah Love, Ruby Lavender
Wittlinger, Ellen Blind Faith, The Long Night of Leo and Bree, Razzle,
Sandpiper, and Zig Zag
Wolff, Tobias This Boy's Life
Wooding, Chris The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray and Poison
Wroblewski, David The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
Zarr, Sarah Sweethearts and Story of a Girl
Zevin, Gabrielle Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac
Zusak, Markus The Book Thief and I Am the Messenger (review)