recommended reading for ages 11-14


Courageous teen brings peace to country in turmoil

Jennifer Minicus | 28 Jul 2016 | 2000

written for ages 11-14 | recommended

The first in an amusing adventure series.

Children try to overcome prejudice

Barb Szyszkiewicz | 5 May 2016 | 2016

written for ages 11-14 | recommended

A story about a unique cultural exchange.

Growing Up: being Southern Black in the 1930's

Susan Reibel Moore | 27 Apr 2016 | 2004

written for ages 11-14 | highly recommended

9-year-old Cassie Logan is one of literature's most endearing heroines.

Loyalty never goes out of style

Jennifer Minicus | 6 Apr 2016 | 2013

written for ages 11-14 | highly recommended

Randal does what is right despite the cost.

Bullied teen finds an unexpected friend

Barb Szyszkiewicz | 18 Dec 2015 | 2015

written for ages 11-14 | recommended

A suspenseful read, appropriate for middle- and high-school.

Tragedy at sea leads to mystery and suspense

Tim Golden | 28 Aug 2015 | 2006

written for ages 11-14 | recommended

At age fifteen, Adam must take control of his family's business in 17th century Amsterdam.

City boy meets country boy

Tim Golden | 5 Jun 2015 | 2015

written for ages 11-14 | recommended

A series of short stories.

A determined young patriot saves West Point

Jennifer Minicus | 22 May 2015 | 2012

written for ages 11-14 | recommended

Sophia's patriotism is put to the test.

An unexpected hero

Tim Golden | 17 Apr 2015 | 2013

written for ages 11-14 | recommended

An Italian family hides Allied servicemen from the Nazis.

True confessions

Jennifer Minicus | 2 Mar 2015 | 2012

written for ages 11-14 | recommended

Thirteen-year-old girl turns mutineer.

A book that became a TV show

Tim Golden | 1 Dec 2014 | 2003

written for ages 11-14 | recommended

Robert is bullied by Niker but befriended by Kate.

A battle with a dragon

Jennifer Minicus | 4 Nov 2014 | 2014

written for ages 11-14 | recommended

A book for fans of historical fiction and fantasy.

A friendship that crosses race barriers

Jennifer Minicus | 10 Oct 2014 | 2003

written for ages 11-14 | recommended

Young Phillip overcomes racial prejudices.

The origin of the universe

Jennifer Minicus | 24 Sep 2014 | 2014

written for ages 11-14 | recommended

Bernie has always wanted to create his own universe.

Imaginative book for mature readers to be released this month

Jane Fagan | 11 Aug 2014 | 2014

written for ages 11-14 | recommended

A story of quest and fantasy.

Newbery runner-up bewitches readers

Jennifer Minicus | 13 May 2014 | 2014

written for ages 11-14 | recommended

An extremely well-written Victorian Gothic novel.

Britain bans use of technology

Tim Golden | 11 Apr 2014 | 1991

written for ages 11-14 | recommended

Will they survive?

The "weaker sex"?

Jennifer Minicus | 8 Apr 2014 | 1997

written for ages 11-14 | highly recommended

Abbie Deal discovers the adventure hidden in ordinary life.

A story that needs to be told

Jane Fagan | 7 Feb 2014 | 2013

written for ages 11-14 | highly recommended

A rare account of a boy on Schindler's List.

Should young ladies know how to swim?

Jennifer Minicus | 9 Dec 2013 | 2011

written for ages 11-14 | highly recommended

A must read for young women hoping to marry someday.

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